English Garden Themed Wedding!

Our Director of Design and Décor & Associate Wedding Planner, Katy Simovski, will be directing an English Garden themed wedding this Sunday, May 29th.  The wedding ceremony and reception will be held inside at the Westin Pittsburgh.  The ceremony and reception will follow Jewish traditions.

Katy gave me details on the wedding design and décor and the Jewish wedding traditions that will take place at this Sunday’s wedding:

This English Garden themed wedding can also be described as an elegant romance.  The color scheme is pale pinks, greens and ivory.  Jim Hjelm designed the bridesmaid dresses.  The dresses are, a-line tea length, sage with a cashmere underlay.  The florist will bring the outside in, and the romantic colors will be highlighted in their linens, centerpieces, and soft lighting.  The bride and groom will be married under the traditional chuppa (pronounced as hoo pa) found at every Jewish wedding.  Prior to the wedding, they will sign the marriage document known as the Ketubah, which will be read underneath the chuppa.  They will end the ceremony with the breaking of the glass, and escape to a private room for about 10 minutes to celebrate the Yichud, a short time for the Bride and Groom to reflect on their marriage.  In older days, this was the time when the marriage was consummated.  Jewish weddings are normally held on Sundays instead of Saturdays since Saturdays are holy to the religion.

Good luck to Katy and her team in directing and beautifying the wedding on Sunday!

About Trends To Traditions

From a complimentary consultation to all inclusive coordination, we offer customized packages and guidance for over 70 possible wedding aspects and service providers. We serve the couple as: coordinator, director, etiquette coach, business manager, family mediator, creative planner, referee, and friend. We evaluate the couple’s needs and desires and match them to the vendors who will best meet their criteria. We help them budget most appropriately, according to their priorities. As Pittsburgh Wedding Planners, we negotiate for better prices and perks. We orchestrate the event from start to finish or simply help a client find one specific service. Katherine Shaw, owner, graduated from Theatre and Film school in 1992. Until the turn of the century, she planned events for the NFL, NHL, the AFL, and the WB network. She is certified as a Wedding Director through the National Bridal Service, is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants, and has coordinated at least partial aspects of over 600 weddings and events in her career. She is supported by a talented staff with an impressive and diverse background. View all posts by Trends To Traditions

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