{ elisa + michael | frenchman’s reserve | palm beach gardens wedding }

Elisa + Michael’s intimate destination wedding took place at Frenchman’s Reserve Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens.

Earlier in the day, Elisa readied in her spacious bridal suite at Frenchman’s.

The gorgeous bouquets were created by Marjorie Bennett at MB Florals.

After her makeup was applied, by Team Beauti.

Her mom and maid of honor helped her slip into her fabulous silk and beaded gown.

Then on with her mauve satin peau de soie pumps by Charles David.

Elisa assisted her mother with her Orchid corsage bracelet…

And helped dad fasten his tie.

Then posed for some in suite portraits.

Before heading out to the balcony with her maid of honor.

Next door, Michael got into his tux.

With some help from his future father-in-law.

A handshake from his brother…

And some boutonnière assistance from mom.

He was on his way.

Poolside, the bride posed for some fashion style images.

Then ran off to her big reveal, as her groom-2-be waited for her in the spa courtyard.

The ceremony took place at sunset, on the veranda overlooking the golf course, as a dozen family and friends looked on.

After their nuptials, they all shared a champagne toast.

Then the newlyweds trotted off for some private portrait time on the country club’s lush grounds, as the guests enjoyed cocktails.

The private reception dinner, was set in the Library.

The beautiful pink and green, orchid and rose inspired decor was created by MB Florals.

After their first dance…

Toasts were given between courses.

Followed by a dance with Dad…

and one with Mom…

A wild bouquet toss…

And some crazy dancing antics.

After the cake was cut…

Elisa + Michael sneaked away for some end of night moments on camera.

My favorite is this oh-so-sultry piano series…

Which ended the night on a perfect note!

venue: frenchman’s reserve country club, palm beach gardens, fl
catering director: patricia saylor
floral + decor: mb florals by marjorie bennett

bridal gown:
shoes: charles by charles david

One response

  1. Elisa Muller

    Joriann was the best photographer a bride could’ve ever asked for. Actually she was a key wedding planner for Mike and I. Her professionalism, her vision, and her blending in . We didnt feel as though we had to work for our pictures, Joriann was just so natural and just great. I would recommend her as the best.

    May 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm

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