Everything You Missed From The Nashville Notwedding Bridal Showcase: The Faux Reception

This post is here to fill you in on what you missed from this bridal show held at the Cannery Ballroom and how you can incorporate these ideas into your wedding reception!

The Reception

The faux wedding ceremony was followed by a first dance and lots of dancing, including the Wobble! We were treated to a very popular dinner buffet, refreshing drinks, champagne toasts, snacks. The entertainment continued with a photo booth, cake cutting and a send off at the end of the night.

In a separate room, bridal show guests had the opportunity to enter the "Tunnel of Love", where we had a chance to meet the vendors who helped with the production of The NotWedding.

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The wedding vendors

After taking in the sights, sounds and tastes, we felt it necessary to give special recognition to:

Emily O. Holmes | Emily designed the sweet invitations and RSVPs for this faux wedding.
Regalo Design | Damon and Sarah Goude and their team created the soft and romantic floral and moss backdrop and several gorgeous table centerpieces.
SOULflowers | Jessica Davis Fell arranged an amazing candlelit aisle as well as various table centerpieces through out the reception area.
Stockroom Vintage | Elizabeth Ulrich-Fanguy and her team showcased multiple rustic driftwood table centerpieces and displayed their new mid-century modern pieces in the vendor room.
Go Modern Vintage | Becca and Jessie crafted fun table centerpieces using local brew growlers to hold fresh flowers.
Street Tuxedo | The Street Tuxedo crew made sure the groom, his groomsmen and the ushers were dressed for the occasion in ceremony appropriate tuxedos, complete with custom neckwear by Otis James.
The Bride Room | The Bride Room provided the bride's breathtaking lace ceremony gown and flirty reception dress, as well as the bridesmaids' flowing dresses.
Lindsay Coletta | Lindsay Coletta handcrafted the bridal party bouquets and the groom's party boutonnières, which complemented one another perfectly. She also arranged a sample reception table, set up in the center of the ceremony/reception room.
DJ Dan | DJ Dan provided the music that kept the party dancing well into the night. With a mix of current dance songs, romantic love songs and old rock 'n' roll there was something to bring everyone to the dance floor.
The Majestic Photo Booth Company | This one goes without saying – Who doesn't love a photo booth?! Your booth is always a hit Majestic!
Savor The Flavor | Savor the Flavor cooked and served up some delicious southern cuisine for bridal show attendees to enjoy at The NotWedding reception.
Dales Fried Pies | Dales Fried Pies featured scrumptious fried pies in an assortment of flavors. We tried the apple pie (which was heart shaped) and it was absolutely divine.
Savida Sangria | Savida Sangria was served through out the ceremony and reception as the refreshment of choice.
Creative Crumbs | Abby of Creative Crumbs baked and designed an amazing wedding cake that fit the theme of The NotWedding perfectly.

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The NotWedding was an amazing experience and it was great to see so many local vendors working well together. This speaks volumes as to what a friendly atmosphere the Nashville wedding industry is.  

Great job to Callie Murray and team on your first Nashville The NotWedding bridal show event – here's hoping for many more to come! We're so glad we were able to attend this event and help share some wedding ceremony decor inspiration!

Lovely photos captured by {Declare} Photography. You can also view our candid photos and videos from the event via our Instagram feed, instagram.com/nashvillebrideguide.com.

Sources

Emily O. Holmes/Regalo Design/SOULflowers/Stockroom Vintage/Go Modern Vintage/Street Tuxedo/The Bride Room/Lindsay Coletta/DJ Dan Co/The Majestic Photobooth Company/Savor the Flavor/Dales Fried Pies/Creative Crumbs

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