Real Weddings

Real Wedding: Kate Lovell and Drew Livingstone

Real Utah Wedding | March 16, 2012 | Photos by Britt Chudleigh, Chudleigh Weddings

By Tessa Woolf July 1, 2012 Published in the June 2012 issue of Park City Magazine

NAMES Kate Lovell and Drew Livingstone LIVE IN Provo OCCUPATIONS They’re both students HOW THEY MET Through her cousin, who was also the couple’s best man WHERE HE PROPOSED He joined her family’s Christmas trip to the Cayman Islands and proposed on a moonlit beach WEDDING DAY WEATHER Clear skies, despite storms the entire week prior NUMBER OF GUESTS 250 at the reception WEDDING THEME Urban garden party—an eclectic mix of timeless elegance, rustic beauty, and modern design colors Bright citron green, deep teal, and creamy ivory accents WARDROBE DETAILS The bride wore a fitted lace gown with elbow-length sleeves; bridesmaids wore green dresses and scarves; their earrings were custom-designed by the bride FAVORITE DÉCOR ELEMENTS Chandeliers made from branches and twigs, and a lounge area with white leather furniture and Moroccan lanterns RECEPTION MENU FAVORITES The groom requested a mashed potato bar, featuring roasted garlic mashed potatoes, pulled Carolina pork, and BBQ beef brisket; the bride requested a gourmet salad station, featuring mixed baby greens and quinoa and caprese salads CAKE A three-tier white buttercream and lemon poppy seed cake with blackberry filling FAVORITE RECEPTION MOMENTS A tie between the couple’s first dance and when the groom’s 78-year-old uncle showed everyone up on the dance floor FAVORS FOR GUESTS Mini homemade chocolate chip cookies served with chilled milk shooters THE DAY IN THREE WORDS Spiritual, comfortable, energetic HONEYMOON Cabo San Lucas, Mexico


Local Vendor list

Ceremony Mount Timpanogos LDS Temple

Reception Salt Lake Hardware Building

Wedding Planner and Designer Fuse Weddings & Events

Photography Britt Chudleigh with Chudleigh Weddings

Invitations Pink Piggy Design

Gown Modern Trousseau at Alta Moda Bridal Boutique

Veil, accessories, and alterations Alta Moda Bridal Boutique

Bridesmaids J. Crew

Makeup Signature Brides

Groom’s Formal Wear Macy’s

Catering Culinary Crafts

Cake Layers Cake

Flowers Orchid Dynasty

DJ Life of the Party Entertainment

Wood tables, benches, and lighting Alpine Event Rentals

Chairs and cabaret tables RSVP Party Rentals

Rehearsal Dinner The Manor at The Riverwoods

Hotel for Guests Hotel Monaco

Registry Target, Crate & Barrel


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