Kara and Matthew | Pine Orchard Country Club | Real Wedding Story

Welcome to Kara and Matthew’s Real Wedding Story held at Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club in Brandford, CT.

They describe their wedding day firsthand from our interview.

When was your wedding?  07/07/2012

What made you choose your wedding date?  We both love the summer and Kara works in a school so she has summers off.

What was the weather like, and was it what you hoped for? How did it impact your day?  It was hotter than expected…in the 90’s.  However the sun was shining and that was important to us.

Who did your hair?  Hair After in Shelton, CT

Who did your makeup?    Andrea Murano

Where did you have your Ceremony?  Saint Stanislaus church in New Haven, CT

What was the funniest thing that your remember happening?   The church organ was making a whistling noise throughout ceremony.

Where was the Reception held?  Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club in Brandford, CT

Wedding Dress:   Wtoo Dress

Where did you get your dress?  April Rose

Besides the “getting married” part, what was the most vivid memory of your wedding day? (Bride’s perspective)   I remember the whole day like it was yesterday. It was such a great time celebrating with friends and family.

Besides the “getting married ” part, what was the most vivid memory of the day? (Groom’s perspective)   I had a blast the whole day with friends and family.

What regrets, (if any) do you have about the planning of your wedding and your decisions leading up to the day?  We have no regrets. Everything was perfect to us.

What was the most memorable part of your photography experience with Studio1923?  (From engagement all the way till now).  The whole experience was comfortable. They captured the emotions of the day in the photos.

What made your reception personalized to your own unique vision and expectations?   We personalized everything. We made our own favors, came up with our own specialty drink. We even had a family owned boat docked at the marina that is named “Diamond Girl” for us to take pictures on.

What ended up being your favorite photo?   Too many GREAT photos to identify a favorite.

Any advice to offer new Brides and Grooms to-be?  Have a blast, there will most likely be glitches but go with the flow and enjoy the day because it goes by so fast.

Who was the florist?   Flowers By Danielle

Who was the entertainment?   Powerstation Events

Where did the guys get their suits/tuxes?  Camillo’s in Orange, CT

Where did you take your honeymoon?   Bora Bora and Moorea