Consider us officialy marriage (print) material! Our Founder and Creative Director Cassie LaMere planned her dream New Year's Eve wedding: an intimate black-tie affair and NYE celebration. The question many inquiring minds were dying to know- when an event planner plans her own wedding, what does that journey look like? The result is an elegant and timeless celebration infused with many personalized details and memorable "WOW" moments that were truly magazine-worthy.
The Editors at Flower Magazine had the exclusive opportunity to be the first to take readers behind the scenes of this epic wedding weekend. Read insights from our Founder below about what it's like to see her own wedding on the pages of a national magazine and her favorite moments from the editorial feature.
Cassie here! I can't imagine a better way to cap off our first year as husband and wife than with the gift of seeing the story of our wedding told on the pages of Flower Magazine. The 10-page spread is like a time capsule from our event that I know Andrew and I will treasure forever.
Growing up, I would spend hours combing through the latest magazine issues, enamored with the glamorous events and dreaming that someday my wedding would be in a magazine. To me, there's something so magical about being transported to an event through the storytelling and imagery of that day.
From the moment we received the good news that Flower Magazine wanted to publish our wedding, to when the magazine arrived in our mailbox and hit newsstands, we have been filled with excitement to relive our special day. Here are a few of my favorite takeaways from the article:
WHEN AN EVENT PLANNER PLANS HER OWN WEDDING...
I was thrilled to be invited to share some of my top moments and details from the wedding. As an event planner turned bride, this was particularly meaningful for me to recount. There were THOUSANDS of personal details that I wove into every aspect of the wedding wedding and it was a treat to share just a few of those highlights with Flower Magazine's readers.
Can we talk about the pinch me moment that was Margot's Editor's Letter?! To see such generous and kind words written about my work by someone whom I deeply admire was an aboslute out of body experience that I will forever cherish (and another incredible surprise when I opened the pages of the magazine!)
No matter how many times you've been published, it is always thrilling to see what images the editors decide to use and how they tell the story of your event. I was blown away by the size of the article, how beautifully written the piece was, and how incredible our photos looked on the page! It was very surreal to see our wedding images in the publication after years of reading countless wedding stories. This time, it was personal!
We're honored to share with you the full "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve" story in Flower Magazine and sincerely hope you'll find as much joy and inspiration in the words and images on the page as we did in planning and celebrating our New Year's Eve wedding.
If you, a family member, or friend are in the process of planning a wedding, we're here to help with insider tips and lessons we've learned over our 15+ years of planning events- we're just a DM away!
Cheers to the best year yet and so many more celebrations ahead in 2024!
Images Courtesy of Shannon Skloss and Flower Magazine