Jade and Tanner’s Destination Wedding in the Riviera Maya, Mexico
August 9, 2016
About Jade and Tanner
Occupations: Jade is a kitchen designer. Tanner is an automation specialist
How they met: Online dating
What attracted Tanner to Jade: Her smile
What attracted Jade to Tanner: His ability to make her feel comfortable on their first date, keeping the conversation going. Just his confidence!
Engagement story: We traveled to Australia to visit a close friend. Little did Jade know, Tanner had brought the ring in his carry-on bag! They went on a weekend trip to Byron Bay where he popped the question one evening at the beach! Jade knew it was coming soon but did not expect that very moment. It was perfect!
The Wedding Day
Wedding date: November 17, 2015
Number of Guests: 60
Jade’s most memorable moment: The entire trip. It’s hard to pin point one thing when you’re having fun with friends and family for an entire week. We both feel a destination wedding is the perfect way to have a wedding. It was so relaxing, stress free and fun! Trip of a lifetime!
Tanner’s most memorable moment: Seeing me walk down the aisle I’m sure 😉
Wedding song: Walking down the aisle – Ed Sheeran Kiss Me
Favourite wedding detail: The bamboo arch with white sheer fabric
Signature Drink: Coconut rum and water
Most unexpected moment: When my girlfriend showed up at the pool two days in who told me she wasn’t coming!!!!!!!!!!!!
Honeymoon: We decided not to take a honeymoon as we had just traveled to Australia for a month, and our week in Mexico was all we needed.
The day in three words: Memorable, Flawless, And Beautiful
Ceremony location: The beach
Reception location: The steakhouse restaurant along the beach
Jade’s gown: Ivory, Simple and classic
Bridal party attire: Girls: Blush pink and all different dresses / Boys: Light gray suits, ivory shirts, chevron white and gray ties
Tanner’s outfit: Same as the groomsman
Music: Walking down the aisle: Ed Sheeran Kiss Me / Signing papers: Somewhere Over the Rainbow Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole” / Recessional I Wanna Love You Bob Marley
Flowers: I made them – I ordered flowers online. They consisted of light pastel colored flowers, peonies, greenery, succulents and sea shells.
Photography: Lauren Winter Photography
Astrological Signs (Jade) and (Tanner): Sagittarius and Libra
Type of Ring: Round solitaire
Wedding Colors: Blush pink, gray, ivory
Jade’s Shoes: No shoes! Not sure what these are called but I wore beaded sandals that wrapped around my heels and toes. Perfect for the beach!
Most romantic moment: Walking down the aisle and seeing my handsome husband to be!
What was your planning experience like, prior to departure: Booking with Sunwing and Signature weddings was such a stress free and pleasant experience. They made the whole process so easy. We are beyond happy with how everything turned out. A huge thank you to everyone who made our experience so enjoyable!