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Kaitlyn & Nina

February 18th, 2021

Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co
Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co
Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co
Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co
Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co
Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co
Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co
Kaitlyn & Nina | Photography: Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co

When did you know you were meant to be together?

It’s kinda the same for both of us, one day it just kinda clicked, we have known each other since high school, and have always been friends. One day (Ninas birthday) we decided to give it a chance, and have been together ever since. I would say though, when we realized that being together felt like home, that no matter what we thought we could always rely on each other, and that no one really understood us the way we understand each other.


Who Proposed To Whom?

We kinda proposed to each other, I asked first and then Nina asked me a week later. 


How / Where Did You Get Engaged?

I came home from work one night with a gift bag, inside was her ring along with a picture of the two of us, with “Willst du mich heiraten?”, which is german for will you marry me. Ninas grandmother (Omi) was german, and she always like embrace her german heritage. Nina came into my work with my best friend, put out her hand and said “Do you like my ring?” LOL


What was your Wedding Date?

February 18th, 2021


Venue?

The Barn at Lone Oak Acres in Parrish, Florida.

Did you have a Coordinator / Planner?

Yes! Catlyn Smith (Chaos Coordinating by Catlyn)


Did you have a Theme / Color Scheme in mind or did you wing it?

Greenery, ivory, gold accents, maroon, and burnt orange.


Catering?

Catering by Michael


Did you have a special cake made?

Sweet Tooth Cakery (@sweettoothtampa)


If Yes, what was your Cake Topper? 

A Taylor Street Favors Acrylic Heart Cake topper.


Photographer?

Sam & Ginger from Garry & Stacy Photography Co


Dj?

Ed Grube (Special Ed) Events Done Right


What was your song?

I Get To Love You by RUELLE


Florist?

Riverview Florist, Riverview, Florida


Hair/Makeup?

Nina was done by Lexus Bombard and mine was done by Julia Williams (my best friend)


Any advice for couples planning weddings today? 

Take your time with planning and picking out everything you want, it’s your day you deserve to have it the way you want and have always envisioned. Enjoy it! the day goes by so quickly! also, make sure to bustle your dress (we forgot, and were tripping on it during our first dance LOL)

Be you! Every single one of your wedding guests are there to support you and love you and your partner. 


What was your favorite part of your wedding day?

Dancing with all of our friends and family.


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