Ashley Duke + Jonathan Butsch
Wedding theme: Classic, with a soft traditional feel
Ceremony Took Place: Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church
Reception: Community Hall next door to church
Wedding Planner: Ginger Cook Designer
Photographer:Julie Holmes Photography
Places Couple Registered: Bed Bath & Beyond, Williams Sonoma, Hillyer House
Bay-Waveland accommodations for wedding party:
Bay Town Inn & Hollywood Casino
Bridal Luncheon: Bay Town Inn provided breakfast
Rehearsal Dinner: 200 North Beach
Hair by: Syd Curry
Makeup by: Anna Hester Makeup
Florals by: Martha Whitney Butler, at the French Potager
Most Romantic Moment:
Bride and groom reading letters during First Look
The groom's favorite part of the entire event:
The bride walking down the aisle.
Weather: Beautiful sunny weather
Wedding ceremony music: Piano and Organ - Rebecca Smith, Violinist - Sean Harding
Wedding Officiated by: Rev. George Manchapilly, CMI Celebrant Rev. John Kelly, Con-Celebrant
Matrons of Honor: Kelli Cefalu & Jeanette Kendrick
Best Man: Wendell Humphres
Groomsmen: Jeff Rose, Ben Markland, Robbie Butsch, Adam Butsch
Bridesmaids: Mindy Patton, Lindsey Reyes, Courtney Pettigrew
Flower girls: Ava, Carrie & Lila Duke
Bride wore: Ella Rosa ivory dress with champagne lace overlay from Gatlin's
Groom wore: Micheal Kors tux from Gatlin's
Most Romantic Moment: Bride and Groom reading letters during First Look
Best Dancer at the Reception:
The groom when he attempted a split!
Catering: Chateau Blessey
The Reception Menu: Beef and pork tenderloin, shrimp & grits, garlic smashed potatoes, artichoke & olive pasta salad and assorted cheeses
The Most Talked About Food Item: The beef tenderloin, shrimp & grits and the cake!
Cakes by: Renee Loranger with Hollywood Casino
Favorite Toast: Speech given by the brother of the groom, Adam Butsch
Best Dancer at the Reception: The groom when he attempted a split!
The "wow factor" of your wedding/reception that everyone talked about:
Event design, food presentation, floral installation and entertainment.
The most unique detail of your wedding/reception: The church cathedral for wedding. Guest table with Jenga game pieces for guests to sign and floral installation at the reception.
Rentals: ABC Rental
Honeymoon location: St. Lucia
Bride's favorite part of the entire event: Kneeling at the alter with my husband-to-be and saying our wedding vows.
Groom's favorite part of the entire event: Bride walking down the aisle.
Gifts for Groomsmen: Personalized knives, Yeti cups, and hand-written letters from the groom
Bridesmaids: Earrings from Bella Grace Gifts, necklaces from The Paper Moon, and silk floral robes from Jane.com
Guest Favors: Wedding huggies