Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Blue Stained Glass Ceiling

Over the weekend, we checked out the venue where Jess will be having her wedding reception.  It was really a lovely place, and we sampled different foods the whole time, which made it even more delightful.  Here are a few pics of the venue to share with you.

This was the walkway to the garden area.



Although Jess will get married in the church, the brides have an option to get married at this sweet gazebo that is in the center of the garden area.


This waterfall, with its flowing aqua water, was pretty.


As we walked inside the reception area, I noticed the ceiling and light fixtures right away.  Can you see the faces on each side of the stained glass on the second pic?



We looked at three tables to get ideas for the seating.  Jess liked the candles and the soft roses on this one.


There was a wedding dress on the floor for show, and we thought the lace was exquisite.


We saw the dance floor area.....so fun!


As we were leaving, we walked out to the garden area again and some of the trees had white balls dangling from them.  It must look nice all lit up at night.


I think these are Camellia buds?



It was really a beautiful venue, and Jess got ideas for photographers and DJ's and table settings.  I'm glad we took a day trip there to see what it was all about.


 
Jess will be dreaming
of her special day.

 
~Sheri

30 comments:

Teresa said...

Thank you so much for sharing!
You're living (again) a wonderful experience that must be a sweet blessing for your caring and loving heart.
The place is exquisite and I'm sure with the lovely ideas Jess will add it will become magical and dreamy.
Wishing you all the best in all the preparations and plans ahead.
So excited and happy for you!
Love,
Teresa


PS - yes, those are camelias and are exactly the color of mine which already bloomed.

Regine Karpel said...

Like this

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Dear Sheri,
I am so glad that you shared this special moment with us, I know your Mother's heart is overflowing with mixed emotion.
I cried at all four of my children's weddings-tears of joy, sadness that an era of life was over, gladness that they were able to take flight and embrace the beauty of it...oh, you know.
This venue is exquisite and Jess will be the loveliest of brides.
Thank you again, dear friend, for sharing this special part of your life with us.
Love,
Jemma

Karen said...

This is a great atmosphere for the wedding day. I'm glad you are having a great time planning for the big event!

a writing place said...

Sooooo lovely........

Sherry said...

what a joy for you to share this sweet planning time with your daughter. i can only imagine the thrill at each step. i've been to a couple weddings at your daughter's venue .. excellent service in every way so i'm told. :)

love the camellia. i have a february bloomer in my yard.

Terra said...

Lovely venue in every respect.

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

What a beautiful venue for Jess' wedding reception. The grounds are just lovely. The wedding gown featured there on the form was exquisite...beautiful lace..sigh. I'm sure there is much excitement as all the preparations come together for this most important event. Thank you for sharing it! ♥

Linda said...

Absolutely gorgeous and idyllic, Sheri! Thank you so much for sharing.

Holly said...

Beautiful and romantic indeed. Thanks for giving us a glimpse into the fairy tale beginning.

Grace said...

Gorgeous what a beautiful place. Thank you for sharing Sheri Grace

It's me said...

What a beautiful location.....woww...this is great......i am sure she can not wait till her day come......love from me Ria x❤️

Susie said...

Sheri, What a beautiful place for a wedding and reception. Just wonderful...can you imagine it with the flowers blooming. Wishing you a fun time planning this wedding. Blessings, love, Susie

Dee said...

Oh SHeri, it's such a beautiful venue. The light fixtures were amazing, that dress on display was just gorgeous and I loved the soft, romantic look of the candles and roses on the table that Jess liked. I can just imagine how lovely the wedding is going to be.

Carla from The River said...

This is going to be so much fun to share with you. I love weddings and I have a feeling this will be lovely.
Sending a HUG,
Carla

Mary Palumbo Collings said...

That looks like a wonderful wedding venue, really gorgeous… what fun you will have helping with all of the details. Can't wait to see more!
XOXO Mary

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Be still my heart! Oh Sheri, the stained glass is simply breathtaking!
And that wedding gown...
Thank you for the great share!
blessings,
Penny

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Sheri what a pretty place, scenery, room, venue, Jess will have a magical wedding day. Thank you for sharing. Mother of the Bride, much joy and excitement to look forward to.
xoxo,
Vera

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Love the place that you looked at. Everything was so special. That wedding dress was drop dead beautiful and I know that Jess will be a stunning bride. Good luck on your wedding reception hunting.
Hugs,
Mary

LoveT. said...

What a elegant and lovely Place! The Garden looks breathtaking beautiful ♡

Los of Hugs from Vienna :)

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Good morning my friend! I am late, but it's the countdown to FINAL EXAMS so I am rushing every morning, rushing home at night with no time to spare. How gorgeous is this place, so California with its white stucco, Spanish architectual influence and lush gardens! This will be the perfect place to make wedding memories! Much love to you all, Anita

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

It looks so pretty there! How fun to be planning a wedding!

ThefashionFlite said...

this place is divine. I can get married again for a place like this haha.Such perfection.
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Lowcarb team member said...

Oh it looks a truly wonderful, lovely place.
How exciting planning for a wedding and how blessed we blogging friends are to be able to share this very special time.

Yes, that is Camellia, a very lovely plant.

Hope you are having a great week so far ...

All the best Jan

Haddock said...

Wonderful pics, especially the last one with a tree right outside the window.

Stephanie said...

Precious Sheri, thank you for sharing this magical and special moment with us. Your heart must be singing with joy :)

You are in my thoughts, dear one. Much love to you!

Dewena said...

I got excited for you and the bride just looking at these pictures! What a lovely place it will be, and that stained glass is exquisite.

Imogen said...

This must have been so fun and exciting. It actually reminds me very much of the venue where I got married. I look forward to hearing more about Jess's wedding. The gazeboo would be such a pretty place to get married.

Gypsy Heart said...

Absolutely stunning! I can only imagine how beautiful this wedding will be. There are so many special touches and will create treasured memories. Thanks so much for sharing!

xo
Pat

Doreen@househoneys said...

This is SUCH a special time for you all Sheri, filled with hopes and dreams. It goes so fast, as you know, so enjoy it and please keep sharing.

The venue looks stunning, and I know she's not getting married there, but I'm a huge sucker for gazebos.

All the best to you all!

XXX