Cleveland Botanical Gardens Wedding
Basking in beautiful sunshine and with lush greenery all around, Jaime and Mike said their "I Do's" at the Botanical Gardens while the Cleveland Air Show added a little extra excitement to the air at the same time. In addition to Jaime and Mike's vintage-chic wedding style, they also love sports and travel. This was showcased by themed décor and favors plus, a cameo appearance by the three Cleveland mascots who attended the reception as special guests! Their signature drinks were a big hit, too: Mango Mimosas! Oh, we also can't help but love their epic, after-ceremony shots in the city. Super fun! With a color scheme of pink and navy, we adore this joy-filled botanical gardens wedding captured by Imagine It Photography. Enjoy as Jaime shares highlights and advice from their big day!
Style: Vintage-inspired Chic
Colors: Blush | Navy
Ceremony: Cleveland Botanical Gardens | Reception: Cleveland Marriott at Key Center
Botanical Bliss design suite. Lovely--and perfect for a garden wedding theme!
Advice you’re glad you took
... To take my time planning so I could make sure I have everything I want and to make sure I take a few minutes throughout the day to step back and look around at all my family and friends celebrating and enjoy all the details I planned out.
The Dress: My dress was a bit of a fit and flare gown from Essence of Australia. It has sweetheart top, beading all throughout the gown, and the skirt was multiple layers of lace that reflected through each layer. It was amazing!
The Shoes: I had blingy Kate Spade heels that were so comfortable! My hair was in a loose braid that trailed off into a side pony with two ivory flowers.
The Bouquet: My bouquet was so pretty! It was an elegant, loose, more airy bouquet with a palette of: ivory, light champagne, blush, and pale peach garden roses.
Best part of the whole wedding day...
There were 2 best parts ... walking down the aisle and seeing the person you are going to marry waiting there for you so you can begin your lives together. And ... realizing at that moment all the hard work you've put into this day is paying off in that very moment.
Combining soil from their childhood homes, Mike and Jaime planted a tree in a custom engraved pot for their unity ceremony.
Advice you’d like to give...
Enjoy the planning process. It should be fun and exciting. It doesn't need to be stressful. Take your time and choose what is most important to you. Enjoy every minute of it.
Mango Mimosa. Mango popsicle upside down in a champagne glass of the sparkling white wine, Prosecco. Cheers!
Shots on 4th Street
Before the reception, they headed out for some fun shots on 4th street!
Advice you wish you’d taken
Everyone gives you advice when you are going through the planning process, just make sure you pick and choose which suggestions you are interested in. You don't have to take everyone's advice. I'm glad I chose the ones I did.
Wedding Invitation Suite
Botanical Bliss design suite
Wedding Pro Shout Out
"Everyone I worked with was AMAZING!"
The photographers and videographers capture every moment without you even realizing it! They are all very friendly and super fun to work with! Stephanie and John, and Beth and Kurt are great people who have a passion for what they do and it shows from the moment you make your initial contact with them and is reflected in their work even more!
My flowers were absolutely stunning! From the bouquets to the centerpieces, every flower had the perfect touch to make it look so nice!
I can't say enough about the venues. It was an amazing day at the gardens and they go above in beyond in helping you get the day coordinated.
The Marriott ... I go on and on about them! Cal Elaban was beyond amazing to work with! Every single detail we planned he made happen perfectly! The ballroom looked so awesome! The food was delicious and the service was superb! They do all they can to make sure your day goes off without a hitch!
Custom Drinks-CitySticks of NYC
My experience was great! The website and personalization tool were easy to use and navigate through. There were so many options to choose from and Botanical Bliss fit exactly what I was looking for. I got the samples within a couple days in the mail and ordered right away!
Botanical Bliss fit perfectly with my theme and venue! I loved being able to edit the colors and pick and choose what fit for my fiance and I and it all came out perfectly!
Our best wishes to Jaime and Mike!