It was such a pleasure to witness the marriage of Jessica and Galen! They were such a delightful couple and their wedding day couldn’t have been any more perfect!
Jessica wore a beautiful lace wedding dress with lovely full ruffles in the skirt and a jeweled sash at her waist. And Galen and his groomsmen looked very dapper in their gray suits. Peach was the theme color of the day, and Jessica’s bridesmaids were so graceful in their matching peach chiffon dresses. Event Designs by Katherine did an incredible job fashioning bouquets made of delicate peach, cream and apricot flowers to complement.
It’s always so nice when friends or family contribute to the ceremony with music or their voice in song… so we were thrilled when good friends of Jessica’s family sang, “All You Need is Love” at the ceremony.
Both the ceremony and the reception took place at Crossed Keys Estate in Andover, NJ. It is a picturesque venue in a serene, country setting. Beautiful photographs were taken by Jayd Gardina Photography by the pond and under large shady trees at the estate, complete with wood, split-rail fencing and stone houses. It was such a relaxing atmosphere and we were so pleased to capture wonderful candid video of the wedding party.
After the open air ceremony, guests moved to the impressive tent on the grounds of Crossed Keys. The gathered white fabric and uncomplicated chandeliers under the tent’s canopy made for an exquisite setting. Jessica and Galen’s first dance was serenaded by none other than Jessica’s father! He sang, “Baby I’m Amazed”… and he was so amazing!
Manhattan Rhythm Machine got the rest of the guests moving afterwards with their dynamic sound. Everyone we met at this wedding was just so friendly and gracious making it truly a joy to film. Jessica and Galen’s love for each other is so strong and genuine.
Congratulations to Jessica and Galen… we wish a lifetime of love and happiness to them in married life!
Photographer: Jayd Gardina Photography – New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA
Floral Design: Event Designs by Katherine (Crossed Keys Inn) – Andover, NJ
Hair Stylist: Jillyan Scarpa’s Skin Bar, Paint & Hair Studio – Little Falls, NJ
Make Up Artist: Jillyan Scarpa’s Skin Bar, Paint & Hair Studio – Little Falls, NJ
Entertainment: Manhattan Rhythm Machine – New York City Area
Cake: Celso's Catering – Cedar Knolls, NJ
Wedding Planner: Event Designs by Katherine (Katherine Rodriguez, Crossed Keys Inn) – Andover, NJ
Venue: Crossed Keys Estate – Andover, NJ
Accommodations: Residence Inn by Marriott Mount Olive at International Trade Center – Stanhope, NJ
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