Hellenic Center Wedding | Hannah & Patrick

Hannah and Patrick and their Hellenic Center wedding is here!! Their day started and ended at the Hellenic Center with a short limo-bus ride over to the church where Patrick’s family’s priest came up from Franklin, MA to marry them!  Their day was filled with special touches including a vintage bicycle (with a Newburyport sign – in honor of where Hannah was born), and incredibly adorable first-look between Hannah and Patrick, a Patriots groom’s cake and a special video shout-out to the University of Texas San Antonio!  Although the sun never peaked out for their day, it was the perfect temperature:)!  Take a peek at their blog preview below!

Hannah and Patrick – Thank you so much for finding me and choosing me to be a part of your day! It was fabulous from start to finish with a great group of family and friends!

Vendor Info

bride’s dress | Posh Bridal, Urbana, MD and BeFitted Tailoring Co. Alexandria, VA

bridesmaid’s dresses | Azazie.com

hair | Traveler Beauty Company Auburn, MA

make-up | Traveler Beauty Company

florist | Jan Lorrey Flowers, Newbury, MA

ceremony | St. Rose of Lima Church, Topsfield, MA

reception venue | The Hellenic Center, Ipswich, MA

cake | Sandpiper Bakery, Gloucester, MA

dj | DJ Shyne of Czone Entertainment

Songs

 introductions | Crazy in Love (Beyoncé/Jay-Z) and Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)

first dance | 3 Rounds and a Sound (Blind Pilot, custom edit by our friend and church vocalist, Nick Fede)

father/daughter | Jackie Wilson Said ( Van Morrison)

mother/son | You’ve Got a Friend (James Taylor)

cake cutting |  Save Room (John Legend)

last dance | Into the Mystic (Van Morrison)

 Bride/Groom Questions

What was the most memorable moment of your day?

 For Hannah, definitely the first look. I had been so anxious for long about this day and as soon as I saw Patrick it all melted away and I have never been happier.

For Patrick, seeing Hannah smiling ear to ear as she walked down the aisle and knowing right then everything was going to be great!

What was your favorite detail?

  The flowers? The cake?

Any advice for future brides/grooms?

Don’t sweat the details because you won’t see them! It seriously felt like the day went by in four seconds and we barely had time to talk with people let alone take in the decorations.

Funniest memory from your wedding day?

While it’s not a tradition in our family,  our groomsmen and friends ran over to us and asked if they could put us each up in a chair for a few minutes. All I remember is absolute panic but it sure was fun!

 If you could do it all over, would you change anything?

 Not at all! We had heard a million times that it would be the best day of our lives and thought that that was incredibly corny, but it really, really was!

 Where did you go on your honeymoon?

We went to Kennebunkport, Maine for a few days of relaxation before heading back to DC and plan to take a longer trip to a warm destination in February 2019.

One thought on “Hellenic Center Wedding | Hannah & Patrick

  1. The photos are amazing, Heather! You are an absolute dream to work with, and I recommend you without hesitation. You are not only very professional, but are also a positive sphere of influence. You are confident and radiate happiness which the wedding party responds to in kind. You even served as a de facto wedding coordinator, as the person provided by the venue person was less than what I hoped for. You kept us on schedule and captured all the photos we requested — no small task given the size of the wedding party and our families. You also managed moments of stress so artfully that my daughter was oblivious to my mother-of-the-bride anxiety (wedding dress button failure, for example.) Thank you for capturing so many wonderful candid moments of joy and celebration. Our family will treasure these photos always.

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