It was the first crisp fall day of the season, much like today. The joy and anticipation at the house were palpable as we prepared for Diana and Lee’s intimate autumn wedding celebration at Terry Trueblood Recreation in Iowa City, Iowa! Diana had a clear vision that was elegant and had a few unexpected details, like autumnal fruits in their centerpieces. Lee was most concerned about having time to get photos with his beloved classic car (yes!). Ultimately, the love that surrounded them and the celebration that ensued are what memories are made of.
When you get engaged and decide you just can’t wait to get married, you set a date 4 1/2 months later and go for it! Diana and Lee were so excited to begin their life together that they didn’t bat an eyelash at their short engagement. Incorporating an elegant, yet fun, autumnal color palette with personal touches was so much fun!
Diana is half Ecuadorian and her mom is an amazing wedding baker – cakes, cookies, chocolates, you name it! They also had a custom menu that included their childhood favorites. Yum! We also were sure to take special care to include Lee’s classic car in the celebrations. As the fall weather turned chilly, we were welcomed by warm sun just in time for them to be married and party the night away!
Happy anniversary, Diana & Lee!
Photography: Emily Crall Photography // Wedding Coordinator: Harper Hadley Events // Florals: Shelly Sarver Designs // Cake Artist: Cakes by Isabel (the bride’s mom!) // Catering: The Pig & Porter // DJ: Juan Santiago // Makeup & Makeup: Salon Ludic // Paper Suite: Allegra Iowa City // Bridal Gown: Demetrios Bridal // Maids’ Gowns: David’s Bridal // Suits: Jos. A. Bank //
Linens & Chargers: Spielman’s // Venue: The Park Lodge at Terry Trueblood