A Neutral, Art Deco-Inspired Wedding at the Crystal Ballroom on the Lake in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Remixing the glamorous 1920s with a champagne and white color scheme, Jaris Rolon (25 and a teacher) and Angel Guzman (26 and a travel trainer) put th

Remixing the glamorous 1920s with a champagne and white color scheme, Jaris Rolon (25 and a teacher) and Angel Guzman (26 and a travel trainer) put their own spin on the Crystal Ballroom on the Lake in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Draped pearls, crystal candelabras and bold DIY bouquets all put an art deco flair on the reception. Their sweetheart table featured yards of the couple’s signature pearls. Each bead draped across the front of its champagne linens, for a stylish touch. Similar strands decorated every centerpiece around the room. Instead of floral centerpieces, Jaris and Angel opted for bewitching crystal candelabras with the soft glow of tealights. More suspended crystal details highlighted each one. But what made the day extra-special were their wedding party bouquets. Designed by Jaris’s mother, every arrangement included fabric roses set apart by single pearls or brooch details. Landon Hendrick Photography documented the occasion. “I wanted my guests to step into my reception feeling like they stepped right into the 1920s,” Jaris says.

Nothing says art deco like a gold and black fan-inspired invitation suite. Jaris and Angel set the tone for their Gatsby-worthy fete with metallic stationery. Corresponding gold and black font marked each card on a white backdrop. A matching geometric border added to the theme and surrounded their text.
To bring out that 1920s flair, each bridesmaid finished her look with art deco jewelry. Different-style pearl headbands were a must. This one stood out among the rest with a crystal leaf-inspired design and pearl center. To make it even more glamorous, a secondary pearl and crystal detail cascaded along the front.
Of course, the bridesmaids also played the part of Gatsby-esque ladies with fun accessories. Each woman wore a neutral halter-strap dress with a pleated skirt and sash along the empire waist. For some added art deco flair, they rocked bold plum lipstick, pearl headbands and refined curled hairstyles. They even matched Jaris with handmade fabric rose bouquets.
Showing off the day’s vintage style, each bridesmaid paired her dress with handmade fabric bouquet. Rose-inspired blooms in champagne and pure white ribbon covered the arrangements alongside gold accents with pearl centers. Strands of additional pearls wrapped around their bouquets. “I wanted each piece to have a significant meaning,” Jaris says. “Having my family and friends make these pieces meant the world to me.”
Keeping with the day’s theme, Jaris and Angel’s flower girl stepped down the aisle in a white A-line dress with lace and champagne ribbon wrapped around her waist. Her white pearl and fabric flower headband stood out with some particular art deco flair. Instead of spreading white flower petals to match their color scheme, she put a Gatsby-worthy twist on the decor and spread gold rose petals down the aisle.
On Valentine’s Day, Angel surprised Jaris and their families by proposing in the rose-petal-lined Faith Assembly of God church. About 18 months later, the couple exchanged vows in the same congregation. They maintained the venue’s white and neutral color scheme with each piece of decor. Of course, white rose petals lined the aisle. This time, they paired the accents with sheer white ribbons on every pew. (We love how the couple captured their engagement and church in the ceremony.)
Jaris’s family friend designed each boutonniere for Angel and his groomsmen. His arrangement was slightly different from the rest. Small white ranunculus-inspired blooms highlighted the center alongside gold-seeded eucalyptus-inspired accents and pearls. A taupe ribbon wrap tied it all together. (The groomsmen wore feathers in their arrangements.)
The 1920s and '30s were all about dapper, formal attire, so their wedding party suited up for the occasion. Each groomsman sported a classic black tuxedo with a neutral vest and bow tie to highlight their wedding colors. Angel stood out among them in all neutral hues and white hues. Handmade boutonnieres with white feathers and fabric flowers tied their looks together.
Instead of fresh flowers, Jaris opted for a more permanent bouquet she could later display at home. Her mother helped create just that. Handmade neutral ribbon roses filled the arrangement in between crystal details and pearls. To give it a more art deco feel, she highlighted the center with silver brooch-inspired accents and a rhinestone trim around its matching taupe wrap.
The couple’s seating chart added a glamorous touch to the reception. All 140 guests found their names listed on a gold-framed mirror. Jaris and Angel’s signature pearls marked the border and detailed each table card on a small black bow.
After Jaris fell in love with the chandeliers at Crystal Ballroom on the Lake  in Altamonte Springs, Florida, she and Angel chose similar crystal candelabras for their centerpieces. Each elegant accent channeled “The Great Gatsby” with glamorous draped pearls and even more strands of crystals.
Inspired by the art deco style in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s most famous book, Jaris and Angel covered their sweetheart table in delicate “Great Gatsby”-worthy details. Strands of pearls cascaded along the pickups of their champagne linens. To bring it a step further, they decorated the edge with tiers of tealights, matte silver candelabras draped in more peals and a sweet DIY rose bouquet.
Their wedding cake followed suit with a 1920s-style design. Every layer had a different look, including lace-inspired draping, pleating with gold Swiss dots and edible pearls. For the second tier, they even mimicked the gold base with a matching 3-D fan. A delicate “G” with scrollwork represented their last name as the topper.