Showing posts from November 6, 2011

Atmosphere Productions: Lake Of Isles: Jaimie & Tom - November 4th

 A week after the historic October freak snowstorm that wiped out power to much of Connecticut, we ventured to North Stonington in the Southern part of the State.  The Lake of Isles seems to have fared much better than the rest of the State, with little power outages or tree damage. Jaimie and Tom had made plans to have a traditional indoor Ceremony at The Lake of Isles long before the snow storm.  So all of our planning centered around coordinating the Ceremony with the Cocktail Hour and then moving smoothly into the Reception for dancing. The Mother of the Bride, Debbie was exceptional in helping with the details and made some wonderful suggestions, including music selections that proved to be right on the mark.  From our first discussions I knew it would be a pleasure working with Debbie in planning this wedding. Thanks! Jaimie and Tom's First Dance Song: Israel Kamakawiwo'le "Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World". Cake Cutting Song: Def Le

31 Memorable Things You Can Learn From "Four Weddings"

Have you ever watched that reality TV show called " Four Weddings " on TLC?  Atmosphere Productions recently appeared on this reality television show for the season finale ".. And A Ball and Chain", with Eric and Amanda's wedding at The Spa at Norwich Inn.   You can download and watch the episode directly from Amazon . If you watch enough of them, you really can get a sense of what is important and what is not at a wedding.  Having a bigger budget is not always the way to guarantee a bride wins the honeymoon.  Spending your wedding budget wisely and paying attention to the flow of the day is really what makes a wedding GREAT.  Here are some of my observations from watching this wedding TV show:   The Ceremony: Make sure everyone can hear you exchange your vows- watch out for distracting surroundings and have someone professionally microphone the ceremony. Keep it short - but not too short (15-30 minutes) Make it personal - no one wants to he