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A Formal Black & White Laurel Hall Wedding

I’m thrilled to share the elegant details of Alyssa and Jake’s wedding day, a timeless celebration that unfolded at the historic St. Joan of Arc and the magnificent Laurel Hall in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Set against the backdrop of Laurel Hall’s castle-like architecture, Alyssa and Jake’s wedding in late October exuded a regal charm. The air was filled with an atmosphere of formality and grace, with mild temperatures creating the perfect canvas for a day that felt like a fairy tale come to life.

Elegance in Monochrome: Black, White, and Gold

The couple’s choice of a black and white color palette, with touches of gold, set the stage for a clean and polished aesthetic. The bridal party, adorned in classic black and white attire, exuded timeless elegance.

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Alyssa & Jake’s Timeless Union: A Classic Ceremony at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church

Alyssa and Jake’s timeless union unfolded in the sacred halls of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in the heart of Indianapolis. Nestled in a quaint residential area, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church stands as a testament to architectural beauty and spiritual grace. The couple’s decision to exchange vows in this sacred space added a profound and reverent touch to their classic celebration.

A Regal Celebration at Laurel Hall

Following the ceremony, guests were invited to join in the celebration at Laurel Hall. The color palette of black, white, and gold accents transformed the venue into a sophisticated haven. Mirrored accents, from the grand multi-mirror seating chart to the table numbers, added a touch of glamour and sophistication.

One decor element that stood out was the meticulously crafted mirrored seating chart. The bride added a personalized touch to each gold-rimmed mirror, alphabetizing the names for easy readability. The result was a stunning greenery hedge display with classic elegance.

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The Mustache Surprise at Laurel Hall

During the wedding day, a delightful surprise unfolded. All the groomsmen and fathers sported mustaches, creating a unique and unexpected theme. Little did the guests know, this was a prelude to a show-stopping moment at the end of the reception—a professional barber was on hand to shave off the mustaches. Laughter and cheers filled the air as this unexpected and entertaining twist added a touch of whimsy to the formal affair.

As the night drew to a close, Laurel Hall echoed with the echoes of joy, laughter, and the timeless love of Alyssa and Jake. Every detail, from the regal venue to the personalized touches and unexpected surprises, contributed to a celebration that will be cherished in the hearts of all who attended.

Gratitude and Cheers to Love

Reflecting on Alyssa and Jake’s wedding day fills me with gratitude. Being a part of their journey and crafting a day that reflected their classic and polished vision was an absolute delight. Here’s to love, laughter, and the enduring beauty of weddings! Cheers to our wonderful wedding pro team:
Photographer: Emma Knutson | Planner: Lisa VanHorton | Florals: Bokay Florist | Music: Brian Goins | Catering: A Cut Above | Photo Booth: Grin & Booth It | Terrace Lighting: Indy Dream Events | Cake: Classic Cakes | HMUA: Black Swan Beauty

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