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On January 7, 2023, Kari and Gary decided to take the plunge and tie the knot right in the heart of downtown Jacksonville. But this wasn’t your typical wedding – it was a party at the Bier Garden at Intuition Ale Works, and it was nothing short of spectacular! Kari, herself is a wedding professional! She owns Soulful Stems which provides wedding florals for couples.
Now, hold on to your hats and get ready for a wild ride as we dive into the details of this awesome celebration, featuring some of the coolest vendors in the business!
Britt & Bean Photography were the picture wizards behind the lens. With their cameras in hand, they captured every smile, every hug, and every moment of this epic day. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and with Britt & Bean, these pictures told a story of love and laughter.
The venue? None other than Intuition Ale Works, a place where the brews flow like a river, and the atmosphere is as cool as a winter breeze. Kari and Gary’s choice of location added a unique and fun twist to their big day.
But what’s a great venue without a fabulous planner? Enter Jessica Martin of Jessica’s Premier Planning. With her expertise, she ensured that everything went off without a hitch, allowing Kari and Gary to enjoy their day to the fullest.
Now, let’s talk fashion! Kari decided to go a unique route with a black wedding gown. And opting for a stunning wedding gown from Amazon and pant suit from Express. She looked absolutely radiant, proving that you don’t need a fancy label to shine on your big day.
Gary and his crew rocked tuxedos from Michael’s Formalwear at St. Johns Town Center. They looked sharp and dapper, ready to party the night away.
Kari’s beauty was enhanced by the talented Solange Fagundes, a makeup artist extraordinaire, and her hair was styled to perfection by Kaylan Funches with Aura Salón. She was a vision of beauty.
Now, let’s talk sweet treats because every wedding needs a bit of sugar and spice! Sweets by Staci whipped up a delectable array of desserts that had guests coming back for seconds. The cake was a masterpiece, and the treats were as delightful as a day at the candy store.
The decor, linens, and rentals were expertly handled by All About Events. They transformed the venue into a magical wonderland that was nothing short of spectacular. It was like stepping into a fairytale!
The entertainment? Well, that was something special. Party Solutions Entertainment and The Band Be Easy kept the party going all night long. With their tunes, the dance floor was never empty, and everyone had a blast!
Now, here’s a fun twist – Kari is a wedding florist herself! But for her big day, she trusted her floral dreams to Golden Wild Florals, courtesy of Bethany Lynam. The flower arrangements were a work of art, and they added a touch of natural beauty to the festivities.
What’s a wedding without a photo booth? NS Photobooks brought the fun with their photo booth, allowing guests to snap hilarious pictures to remember the day.
But that’s not all! NS Photobook also took on the role of videographer, capturing all the excitement and emotions of the day. The video will be a treasured keepsake for years to come.
With all these fantastic vendors, it’s no wonder that Kari and Gary’s wedding was a night to remember. From the venue to the food, the fashion to the fun, every detail was perfection. It was a wedding that was as unique and exciting as the couple themselves, and it was a day filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories. Cheers to Kari and Gary, the dynamic duo of love!