A Modern Spring Wedding at Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City

Because Meghan Norris (28 and in advertising) and Terrence O'Brien (32 and in trade association management) fell in love in the Big Apple, they wanted to treat their guests to night out on the town for their wedding. "We wanted a classic NYC evening affair," Meghan says. They chose the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers as their venue because of its very New York views of the Statue of Liberty and the Freedom Tower. To decorate this event space, they chose a color palette of blue, purple and ivory with gray accents. "I wanted to embrace the colors of spring and let the flowers steal the show," Meghan says. These lush flower arrangements included the bridesmaids' blue hydrangea and grape hyacinth bouquets that they carried with their gray dresses and similar floral centerpieces that decorated the gray reception tables. Meghan and Terrence also wanted to highlight their love of wine and the people they share it with. They collected cork stoppers from all of the different social gatherings they attended over the last few years and used them as the place holders for their escort cards. They also used wine bottles that they drank on special occasions with family and friends as holders for their table numbers. And Terrence found an old wine barrel from his family home that they used to decorate the escort card table. Sarah Tew Photography was there to capture all the personalized details!