Summer Lovin' Part 1

~Summer Lovin' Soiree: Part One~

Wow! What a weekend!
I cannot believe that something we've been planning for over a year has just come and gone...Seemingly with the snap of our fingers!
Although a bit sad that it is past, we couldn't be happier as it was everything we imagined it would be!

Looking through the pictures now, I am so happy that we decided to host this party. Without it, we would have not had the opportunity to celebrate with our close family & friends. 

Granted, I could have chosen to keep it much more low key...Avoid some of the work & consequent stress...But for anyone who knows me...That's not really my style at all :) And I had such a fun time preparing all the decorations, food, ideas, plans and crafts...If only for that matter, it was worth every second!

I am a little sad that these preparations have now ended, but luckily some of the hand crafted items will get another moment to shine as they embark with us on a journey to Croatia for the wedding!
And as for my time - well there is still plenty to do with getting ready for the big trip, so I assure you, my moment of sadness is only momentary. 

I have a very picture-heavy post of this past weekend's festivities, so I've split it up into two.
Today I will show some pictures from the party and all the wonderful friends and family that attended. Tomorrow, I will be back with a post dedicated to all the decor. 

Here are a few pictures of all the fun!

A truly perfect day in every way :) 



  1. You look stunning, Ivana! What a wonderful day it looks like you had! Definitely worth all the hard work and attention to detail :)

  2. such amazing photos....huge congrats :)

  3. Aaahh Ivana, you look so beautiful and also the pictures. Love the black and white, so elegant! Enjoy the moment sweetie.
    Hugs, Steff

  4. Oh Ivana, this is THE most beautiful wedding I have ever seen, you look so beautiful. I saw the photos you posted on FB and just had to come over here .... I know you have been planning and pinning for so long ..... just gorgeous. I wish you every happiness and a beautiful, joyous long life together. ~ Steph ~

  5. Hi Ivana!! What a truly wonderful post and photos! I thought I was looking through a celebrity's blog! You look totally stunning, am SO happy for you! :)

  6. Hi Ivana, this is a wonderful post, beautiful photos! I thought I was looking through a celebrity's blog! You look ultra classy! Congratulations, am so happy for you!

  7. Unique and spectacular all rolled into one for special moment. You look absolutely stunning as did all your beautiful little touches I'm sure it will be a moment you will not forget for quite awhile. Thanks so much for sharing.

  8. What a beautiful photos! And you are so beautiful!!!

    Huge congrats!

  9. What a beautiful event! Somehow its exactly how I pictured when you told me what you had planned. Wishing you all the happiness in the world :)


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