Something beautiful happened around this time a year ago. I can’t believe it has been a year as the memory of Tara, one of my dearest friends, tying the knot with the love of her life, Jude, still feels so vivid to me.
I say it was beautiful for two reasons. First, being that theirs was an against-all-odds kind of love story that ended happily. And second because Tara was a total DIY bride whose wedding turned out just as she wanted it to be.
The couple opted for an unconventional wedding. It was a civil ceremony with two separate celebrations.
The ceremony was followed by an intimate lunch at Music One, a karaoke bar in the city. It made so much sense since the bride’s family was an ensemble of good singers and musicians.
Naturally, Yoyi’s Pastries and Desserts provided the cake and other sweet treats at the gathering.
Tara’s mom, a DIY apostle herself, made the elegant, vintage-y bouquet, personalized ring boxes, and the guest book.
It was an honor not only to be one of the (reads: one of two, ehem) legal witnesses at Continue reading