“I wanted our wedding to reflect our love for the City as well as Frank’s heritage in the country. I hoped to be a princess bride but without too much effort. We decided on keeping things classic with a white, gold, light pink theme, showcasing greens, country roses, and dahlias, and bringing a little bit of homeliness to a vintage ballroom.” – Aimee
The flowers were top of mind. I loved working with Nancy Liu Chin for the floral arrangements. When I told her I wanted to keep things clean with whites, pinks, and peaches, she knew exactly how to plan it out. She used the 3 large fireplaces at the Julia Morgan Ballroom to showcase the flowers.
I always knew that I wanted to see my fiance at the top of the aisle, and not a second before. Seeing that surprise on his face when I walked down the isle was a moment I will cherish my entire life. Having my father walk me was just icing on the cake.
My father’s 1937 Packard made a special appearance at the wedding. It was parked at the entrance for guests to see as they entered, and Frank and I took the most magical pictures in it. As a little girl I told my Dad I wanted it at my wedding, and with the help of my Uncle, it was there.
Last minute I changed the song for our father daughter dance. Instead of a slow crooner, I switched it to a Meatloaf song that my Dad and I have been singing together since I was 5 years old. The energy, dance moves, smiles, and tears flowed when the song came on. He was so happy. The crowd loved it just as much too.
Venue: Julia Morgan Ballroom, San Francisco