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EDITORIAL: Something {French} Blue

diamond engagement ring surrounded by fruit and flowers
Yellow 14 Karat Boudreaux’s Signature Ring with 1.26Ct Oval Diamond paired with a Yellow 18 Karat Milgrain Bezel Wedding Band courtesy of Boudreaux’s Jewelers.

SOMETHING {FRENCH} BLUE

AS SEEN IN THE JULY/AUGUST 2022 ISSUE OF NOW WEDDINGS MAGAZINE

PHOTOGRAPHY + STYLING

Sarah Alleman Photography

ON LOCATION

The Inn at La Provence

STYLING, CANDLES + DECOR

Glo Events

COORDINATION

Alchemy Events 

CAKE

The Cocoa Bean Bakery

FASHION

John’s Tuxedos + Suits 

Olivier Couture

FLORALS

Violeta’s Floral & Plant Shop

HAIR

Ashley Coulon for Dazzle Doll

MAKEUP

Ann Marie White for Dazzle Doll

INVITATIONS

Camellia Memories

ACRYLIC SIGNS

Book With Brooks

HAND-PAINTED CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE

Pappion Artistry

MOBILE BAR

Tap Truck NOLA

COOKIES

Kate’s Custom Cookies

FINE JEWELRY

Boudreaux’s Jewelers

LINENS

Nüage Designs

MODELS

Chelsea Pace + Blake Baker

 

 

Deckled edge invitation suite by Camellia Memories with fine Jewelry from Boudreaux's Jewelers

DETAILS

(INVITATIONS) Custom Designed Monogram Invitation Suite printed on bright white cotton paper with a deckle edge by Camellia Memories. The suite includes the invitation, RSVP card and  1 additional insert.

(FINE JEWELRY) White 18 Karat Cushion Halo Ring with 2.08Ct Cushion Diamond Center Stone paired with Two White 14 Karat Microprong Alternating Eternity Fashion Ring with Diamonds and Sapphires and Gent’s White 18 Karat Tacori Mill Brushed Eternity Crescent Design Wedding Band courtesy of Boudreaux’s Jewelers.

.Acrylic Welcome Sign

An acrylic sign by Book With Brooks decorated with candles and draping by Glo Events and florals by Violeta’s welcomes guests at the entrance to The Inn at La Provence.

Fountain Wall in the Cypress Garden at The Inn at La Provence
The fountain wall in The Inn at La Provence’s Cypress Garden provides a stunning backdrop for a wedding ceremony. Glo Events complemented Violeta’s lush floral arrangements with romantic candlelight including a variety of candelabra, pillar and floating candles.

Chelsea’s fit and flare gown from Olivier Couture features a plunging V-neck, sheer bodice with illusion side insets and detachable tulle shoulder bows.

Blake is wearing a Dusk Blue, satin edge lapel tuxedo from John’s Tuxedos.

wedding in the Cypress Garden of the Inn at La Provence

For exceptional, unexpected, and unparalleled event design. Elegant or out-of-the-box, let's make some magic! Photo: Katie Sarpolis

hand-painted Veuve Clicquot Bottle

Artist Christina Pappion hand-painted this Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bottle to match the wedding motif.

White Gold 10.14CT Blue Moonstone Earrings courtesy of Boudreaux’s Jewelers
White Gold 10.14CT Blue Moonstone Earrings courtesy of Boudreaux’s Jewelers

Fashare Faux Suede Blue Heels with bow detail and removable ankle strap, available on amazon.com.
Fashare Faux Suede Blue Heels with bow detail and removable ankle strap, available on amazon.com.

guest seating

ABOUT THE VENUE

The Inn at La Provence, located on the northshore of Lake Pontchartrain in Lacombe, Louisiana, was originally opened 50 years ago as La Provence Restaurant by Chef Chris Kerageorgiou. Now, The Inn at La Provence owners, The Sinclair Family, welcome guests to “Celebrate Everything” in this charming French Provincial-inspired venue.

The Joyce Bar at The Inn at La Provence is named after La Provence’s original mixologist Joyce Bates.
The Joyce Bar at The Inn at La Provence is named after La Provence’s original mixologist Joyce Bates.

The Signature Cocktails for this editorial are a classic Old Fashioned and a Champagne cocktail, The Blushing Bride.

Violeta’s created a lush garden-like wedding ambiance and Glo Events added their signature romantic glow.

Book With Brooks’ custom frosted acrylic signs add a modern touch to the whimsical French Provincial inspired venue.

Book with Brooks Acrylic Signature Drinks Sign
Hand-painted Veuve Clicquot Bottle by Christina Pappion
hand-painted Veuve Clicquot Bottle
Candles by Glo Events
Florals by Violeta's
White 18 Karat Cushion Halo Ring with 2.08Ct Cushion Diamond Center Stone paired with Two White 14 Karat Microprong Alternating Eternity
Fashion Ring with Diamonds and Sapphires | Lady’s White 18 Karat 2 + 3 Bar Flex Bangle Bracelets with Round Diamonds | White Gold 10.14CT Blue Moonstone Earrings | Yellow 18 Karat Provence Alternating Marquise Delicate Loopy Chain | and an 18W Rose Gold Moonstone Ring, all courtesy of Boudreaux’s Jewelers.

Chelsea is wearing a fit and flare bridal gown with illusion bodice featuring an on-trend square neckline and sheer chapel-length train from Olivier Couture.

Stylist Ashley Coulon for Dazzle Doll Salon & Glam Bar created a romantic, low updo for Chelsea and artist Ann Marie White, owner of Dazzle Doll, created Chelsea’s romantic glam makeup look.

An elegant cathedral length veil from Olivier Couture and fine jewelry from Boudreaux’s Jewelers, completes her look.

Blake is wearing an ivory Modern Slim Fit coat with a black satin-trimmed shawl collar from John’s Tuxedos.

Wedding reception table in the Stirling Ballroom at The Inn at La Provence

Violeta’s and Glo Events decorated this sumptuous table set in front of the grand fireplace of the Stirling Ballroom at The Inn at La Provence. Custom colored tapers mix with floating candles, lanterns and votives amidst bud vases and larger statement florals.

The Slate Plaster linen from Nüage’s Elegance Collection perfectly complements the design.

wedding menu

At each place setting, Camellia Memories created deckled edge menus, designed to match the invitation suite, tied with a ribbon.

cookie favor table

A frosted acrylic sign by Book with Brooks invites guests to “Please Take A Treat” from this charming favor table. Kate’s Custom Cookies created the cookie favors, incorporating the custom crest and wedding colors.

Acrylic Sign for Favors

Cookies by Kate's Custom Cookies

Wedding Cake by The Cocoa Bean Bakery

The two-tier white fondant wedding cake by The Cocoa Bean Bakery is decorated with the wedding crest and fresh flowers by Violeta’s.

Glo Events provided the elegant, wooden cake table, draping and cake stand.

Tap Truck NOLA's "Truckster"
Tap Truck NOLA’s “Truckster”

Tap Truck NOLA’s “Truckster” serves up tons of fun at any event! On tap here is a little something for everyone: Choose from Paradise Park, Rosé and a Whiskey Sour (all listed on this acrylic sign by Book with Brooks)!

Acrylic Sign for Mobile Bar options

Chelsea is wearing a sparkling, boho A-line gown with a deep V-neck and embroidered tulle skirt from Olivier Couture.

Blake is wearing a Heather gray notch lapel tuxedo from John’s Tuxedos.

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