April 22, 2015 Behind the Scenes Cocktails Decorate DIY Dress + Shop Eat + Drink Hair Inner+Outer Beauty Makeup Parties Recipes Weekend Wrap-Up by Laura No Comments behind the scenes: j’s wedding weekend. Okay, this is our last post about J’s wedding weekend. But we really wanted to share some behind-the scenes pics. Enjoy! FRIDAY bridesmaids fueled up on brunch + bubbly. l + j at brunch. l made this practice bouquet for j from hydrangeas (picked up at the local publix) and finished with satin ribbon from several of j’s wedding shower gifts. nail polish: essie bachelorette bash. bridesmaid kati made these adorbs champagne glasses, customized for each member of the bridal party. on the table: crafting materials (from ikea!) for the rehearsal dinner centerpieces. we all pitched in! jay’s mom karen assembled 100+ gift boxes for the cocktail reception guests. inside: georgia peanuts (in mason jars – cute!), bottled water, golf balls and customized koozies and golf tees. the ritz carlton presidential house, the site of the rehearsal dinner and cocktail reception. also our home away from home for the weekend. bridesmaid mary + brendan on the patio at the rehearsal dinner. loved her maxi dress! SATURDAY the bridal party got dolled up at The Spa at the Ritz Carlton. j gifted each bridesmaid adorable h&m pajamas to wear while getting ready. also pictured: vintage-y earrings, another gift from j. bridal attire from head (j’s mother’s veil) to toe (nude peep-toe christian louboutins). photo: the willets. rain showers didn’t dampen j’s mood. her photographers were great sports, too! pictured: the pool at the ritz presidential house. our home away from home for the weekend. j’s something borrowed: an antique bracelet from l. the bride also borrowed gorg diamond earrings from her aunt. one of our favorite pics from the weekend. we snapped this selfie minutes before walking down the aisle! presenting mr. and mrs. james murray baker, iv! j’s dress: winnie couture. bridesmaids, post-ceremony. from l to r: annie (maid of honor), l (matron of honor), maggie, mary and kati. dresses: alfred sung via weddington way. bouquets: findlay rowe designs. bridesmaid maggie + talmadge. photo bomb: brendan. j’s bouquet of peonies wowed everyone. bouquet: findlay rowe designs. cake: the ritz carlton. honestly one of the best meals we’ve ever had: filet of beef tenderloin, seared sea scallops and braised veggies. catering: the ritz carlton. the happy couple snapped a pic before digging in to dinner. j + maid of honor annie. l + joe at the reception. loved the handy pockets on our bridesmaids’ dresses! …and that’s a wrap! #jjb2015 was one for the books. photo credit: the willets. Share this:FacebookPrintTwitterPinterestEmailLike this:Like Loading... bridalbridesmaidsbrunchcocktailsjjb2015ritzritz carltonwedding Laura what we wore: wedding style. April 20, 2015 friday five: link love. April 24, 2015 Related Posts October 13, 2015 getting dishy with it. April 16, 2013 garlic shrimp and catalan spinach. January 30, 2013 green smoothie.