Those of you who have been following our Twitter and Facebook feeds will know that we have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Saturday, January 8th, for several weeks now. This was the day when our first couple of 2011, Meredith and Jake, got to stand in front of their closest family and friends and declare their love for one another beneath the beautiful dome of the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel. We always get a bit giddy whenever a client's wedding date rolls around, but this day was particularly special as it marked both the start of an exciting journey together for Meredith and Jake, as well as the close of a successful first chapter in our new relationship with the DC Chapter of Wish Upon A Wedding.
Wish Upon A Wedding is a national non-profit organization that provides weddings and vow renewals to couples facing terminal illness or other difficult life-altering circumstances, regardless of sexual orientation. Often, couples in these situations do not have the energy, time, money, or resources to plan a wedding, so Wish Upon a Wedding gathers a network of "wish granter" vendors who donate their time and materials to transform the couple's wedding wishes into reality. We were thrilled and honored when we were notified in November that LilyPad Weddings had been selected to design and provide the invitations and wedding stationery for Meredith and Jake, and being a part of the team that pulled this wedding together in less than 6 weeks was an exhilarating experience.
We have lots more details from the big day we can't wait to share soon, including more of Meredith and Jake's story and stunning images from the talented Danielle Cover Photography, but for now we will leave you with a sneak peek at Meredith and Jake's invitation design as well as our thanks to Wish Upon A Wedding for letting us be a part of this incredible experience!