Hello and happy Tuesday! We are still holding strong with our love of fall in the DC area! Marta and Todd’s wedding in Washington, DC was a little bit of her, a little bit of him and a whole lot of them! They pulled from both of their heritages and traditions and thing that enjoy love together as a couple to have a lovely wedding ceremony and reception in the fall. Speaking of fall, there really is no better time in Georgetown than the fall! I’m so glad that they were able to get out with Jessica Schmitt Photography to take a few photos along the C & O canal and on those amazing brick sidewalks (I just hope the ladies didn’t ruin their shoes!!). Don’t forget to come back later this morning to see their reception.
From Marta: We had a lot of different elements coming together for our wedding, but somehow made it work. First and foremost, we wanted to make sure our wedding was an equal representation of who we were and our cultures. Todd is American, so we agreed on many traditions like the wedding party, the father-daughter/mother-son dances, and our first dance as a couple. My family is Polish, so we included two old traditions before the reception started, with some other Polish details sprinkled here and there. My parents greeted us with salt and bread, which means that they hope we are never hungry (bread) and that we get through the difficult times (salt). The other tradition is fun – the bride and groom are served a shot of water and a shot of vodka. Without knowing which is which, it’s believed that whoever drinks the vodka runs the household. I got the vodka!
From Marta: Our colors were charcoal, yellow and deep purple. The invitations were charcoal and yellow, the bridesmaids dresses were charcoal, the boutonnieres were yellow, and the bridal/bridesmaids bouquets yellow, and centerpieces yellow and purple. Some homemade items included our ceremony programs, our table numbers, and a personal collection of wine bottles and corks.
Thank you so much Todd and Marta for sharing your wedding ceremony with us! Don’t forget to come back later this morning to see their reception. The following Washington DC area wedding professionals contributed to their wedding:
Ceremony Venue: Epiphany Catholic Church
Officiant: Father Adam Park
Reception Venue: Four Seasons DC
Photography: Jessica Schmitt Photography
Stationery: Wedding Paper Divas
Floral Design: Nosegay Flower Shop
Hair: George Four Seasons Salon
Bridal Dress & Veil: Pronovias
Bride & Bridesmaid Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Bridal Jewelry: Blue Nile
Bridesmaid Dresses: J. Crew
Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Jos A Bank
Catering & Cake: Four Seasons DC
Reception Music: DJ D-Mac & Associates
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Photo Credits: Jessica Schmitt Photography
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