Real Wedding: Mac & Chandra

Jun 12 2012

From these two lovebirds and all their elegant details, to the the lush grounds, darling ring bearers, and gorgeous cake topper … Mac and Chandra’s wedding is full of love, joy and sweet, sweet sentiments. Enjoy as our lovely bride Chandra shares their joy and takes us through their big day!

Wedding Style: Vintage, classic but unique and cultural
Colors: Champagne, Ivory, Gray and Lavender
Ceremony & Reception: Willowdale Estate, Topsfield, MA
Florist: Edison Chae and the Madison Floral team
Photographer: Todd Stoilov of Stoilov Studio
Thank You Cards: MagnetStreet Weddings

Highlights of the day
Our first gifts to each other … jumping the broom … forgetting to exchange rings and having to do it again (fun) … surprise serenade by me to my husband (Make You Feel My Love) with our band–Search Party … and of course, our sparkler exit into my husband’s uncle’s Cadillac.

Advice you’re glad you took
Make the day yours and don’t worry about anything — it WILL all be perfect.

Advice I wish I took
Invite people YOU want there, not just who your parents think should be there.

Advice you’d like to give
If you’re an intercultural couple or a bride of color, make sure to share your story! There wasn’t a lot out there about our type of wedding but we do have beautiful stories to share!

Wedding Thank You Cards

Mac & Chandra personalized "Enchanted Encounter" Thank You Card

 

Best part of the whole wedding day
Taking time to dance as much as we could with each other!

 

Vendor Shout Outs

Photography
Thank you Todd for giving us our day just as we remembered it: PERFECT. You were above and beyond our best investment and we look forward to loving your photos for years to come.

Florist
Edison Chae and the Madison Floral team were impeccable and gave us the most romantic flower arrangements for our day.

Wedding Coordinator
Willowdale Estate was our castle, but our wedding coordinator Nichole, was our fairy godmother. She had everything under tight control and we had a perfect day because of it.

Band
“Search Party” gave us music and song during our ceremony and reception that moved everyone into tears or onto the dance floor all night. AMAZING music!!!

Our Photo-booth guys & lighting experts:
Snaparazzi, and Boston Uplights {our lighting experts}were absolute professionals and gave us great entertainment and atmosphere.

MagnetStreet Weddings
We loved MagnetStreet’s ability to let us personalize our own cards and help set and maintain the tone of the wedding from beginning to end.

 

Thanks so much for sharing your lovely day with us Mac and Chandra. Best wishes for a beautiful future together! By the way, Happy Loving Day to all the beautiful interracial couples out there! Among many other things, LovingDay.org is a global network of annual celebrations and education campaigns that also celebrate interracial marriage! Learn more about the Loving story here.

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2 thoughts on “Real Wedding: Mac & Chandra

  1. Awww, that’s so sweet that Chandra serenaded Mac with a song….and I love those cake toppers! So adorable.

    I am also part of an interracial relationship, so it’s fun/inspiring to see love stories like Chandra and Mac’s. Congratulations to the beautiful couple! Happy Loving Day, too. :)

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