Leslie and Marco celebrated their marriage on July 22, 2017 at the gorgeous Folino Estate Winery and Vineyard, in Kutztown, Pa. From the décor, to the venue, to the little details… it was the perfect combination of rustic and elegant. Truly, it was straight out of a dream. The wonderful newlyweds were kind enough to share some of their personal thoughts about their big day. Maybe you’ll find some nuggets of wisdom as well! Thank you for letting us continue to celebrate you, Leslie and Marco!
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|| Nina Lily Photography: Allentown, Pa || Folino Estate: Kutztown, Pa || Allium Floral Design: Bethlehem, Pa || Alisha Nycole and Co: Easton, Pa ||
How did you meet?
What was your proposal like?
Amazing! He proposed at our favorite local winery, Beneduce Vineyards in Pittstown, NJ. We then went in a hot air balloon ride from Alexandria Balloon Flights. We finished the amazing day by having dinner with our parents.
What was most helpful in the planning process?
Trusting your vendors. They are professionals and do this everyday.
What advice would you give to couples who are currently in the planning process?
Don’t get caught up in too many of the small details; most people may not even notice!
What was going through your mind when you saw your significant other for the first time that day?
I was overwhelmed with so much happiness and joy!
What made you cry?
Saying our vows!
What was most helpful on the day of the wedding?
My Maid of Honor and bridesmaids.
What is something you wished someone would have told you in preparation for your wedding day?
It will be chaotic at times. Even though you may have planned every detail, just try to enjoy the unexpected.
Do you have any additional thoughts or comments you would like to share?
Make sure you eat at the reception and take in all the details you and your hubby planned!
What was your favorite moment of the wedding day (if you had to pick just one)?
Our entrance at the reception as husband and wife! We came out dancing to Bruno Mars “24K Magic.” We wanted to start the party off fun and full of energy.
What was something unique that you did?
During the reception, we handed out light up sticks for our guests to dance with.
|| Photographer: Nina Lily Photography || Videographer: Clair Pruett || Ceremony Venue: The Cathedral Church of St. Catharine of Siena || Officiant: Rev. Steven J. Albero, O. Praem, MA, L.P.C. || Ceremony Music: Organist, Janice DeMatto, soloist, Linda MacGill || Make-up and Hair: Alisha Nycole & Co. || Florals: Allium Floral Design || Bridal Gown: Casablanca Bridal from Bridals by Sandra || Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Alfred Angelo || Menswear: Iacobucci Formal Wear || Jewelry: Engagement ring: Cozzi Jewelers. Wedding bands: Barry Jay Jewelers || Reception Venue: Folino Estate Winery and Vineyard || Signage/Stationary: Minted.com || Cake: Louie’s Bakery || DJ: DiNardo Brothers Entertainment || Photobooth: A Plus Photobooths || Transportation: Bucks County Trolley Company and TransBridge || Guest Accommodations: Renaissance Allentown Hotel ||