Weâ€™ve all heard the old phrase â€śMother knows best.â€ť But the statement rings even truer for Florida natives Kendra and Jeff, whose mothers were the very reason that they met. Knowing their daughter and son would be a perfect match, the women sent Jeff to Kendraâ€™s boutique to get his mother a Valentine's Day gift. The two hit it off, had their first date the following week, and have been inseparable ever since.
Four-and-a-half years later, on June 16th, 2012, they tied the knot in Highlands, North Carolina, near Jeff's family's vacation home. Their intimate, garden-party affair had bright colors, lush flowers, and plenty of personalized details.
This multi-tiered confection featured different flavors for each tier, including banana cake, dark chocolate cake, and vanilla cake, each with their own icing flavor. Vibrant pink-and-green blooms carried out the garden-party theme, and two cheeky gator toppers paid homage to Jeff's alma mater, the University of Florida.
Photography: Nancy Ray Photography
Venue and Catering: The Farm at Old Edwards Inn
Wedding Planner: Nicole Riley of Verge Events
Band: US Beat
Florist: Beth Hohensee of Studio Flora Diva
Cake: Tiffany's Baking Co.
Letterpressing: Laughing Owl Press
Hair: The Secret Spa
Makeup: Blush by Wendy Balance
Linens: I Do Linens
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