Jenny + Erik's Quirky, Romantic Wedding

Jenny and Erik are the type of couple who steals everyone’s hearts at the moment they meet. They radiate passion and kindness, and understand the importance of making every minute count. We had the pleasure of planning with both the Bride and Groom throughout the entire process—Erik was even involved in the floral design and we love when grooms are a part of planning the details! They excitedly chose Arizona to be their wedding destination, even though it was far from their home in New York. Jenny has always loved Arizona and knew it was the place she wanted to tie the knot with Erik.

The couple transformed their wedding space to be everything they had ever dreamed about. Her explanation for each decision with florals, diagrams, and overall design was that she wanted to curate a “moment” in every nook of the Royal Palms—and she did! Every eye was on the couple as they met at the end of the aisle; Erik’s tennis shoes showed his easy going personality, and Jenny’s detailed dress applique and black earrings made a statement. The ceremony, down to the personalized vows, was beautifully crafted to be timeless and romantic.

With the same theme, but with a funkier and more eccentric twist, the cocktail hour screamed “Jenny and Erik!” Custom backdrops, signature cocktails, and an overwhelmingly large charcuterie display was the talk of the hour.

Guests then were invited to dinner in the Orange Grove. The newlyweds shared their first dance under a floral cloud, and there was not a dry eye in the room during the speeches. But the night was far from over! It continued inside with dancing, an espresso station, macaron station, and neon sign photo op to make every “moment,” just as Jenny wanted. She even surprised Erik with a cake covered in comic book designs, which he absolutely swooned over. They made a quick dress change into a J. Lo-inspired dress and a Batman tee and custom suit jacket, grabbed a coffee, and danced the night away.

The night, full of unforgettable moments, ended with yet another picture-perfect moment: a sparkler exit. We were so honored to be a part of Jenny and Erik’s day, and to witness a love like that of a movie: romantic, quirky, and perfect.

HVH is a talented group of women who work magic on hair and makeup for many of my stunning brides! Heather is the head boss babe of HVH and shares a little bit about herself here:

“I am just a girl who absolutely loves art, makeup, and making women feel beautiful. I am obsessed with telling the story of your wedding through your beauty styling. I want to know your dressmaker, florist, color palette, style, fashion icons, and personality.

I understand that your aesthetic and style is personal and that you are choosing me to represent your best "you" for your event. I am skin and eyes focused always, but I do love a bold lip when the moment is right. My favorite styles to execute are boho glow or classic glam.

I am thankful to collaborate and work with the talented group of artists within my company, as well as amazing vendors throughout AZ and beyond.”

LUX Wedding Florist is a full service wedding and event design studio located in downtown Phoenix in the heart of the Phoenix Flower District. LUX has been creating memorable events in Phoenix and beyond since 2011. Their designs are impeccable and beyond magical every time.

From weddings, to corporate events, to social events, LUX can do it all. They will work with you to bring your vision to life and make your affair beautiful and unique. Their design and consulting team will go over every aspect with you, including detailed estimates and timelines so everything goes smoothly on your special day.

Elyse Hall is fine art film photographer who is passionate about love, life and documenting the memories that create the two. Her photography style is organic, genuine and romantic. She lives to capture beautiful and timeless moments that are as unique as the people in them, and ones that will be treasured for a lifetime.


Venue: Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Photographer: Elyse Hall Photography

Videographer: Vision & Love

Florist: Lux Florist

Hair & Makeup: HVH Faces

Cake: Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Paper Suite: Helen & Jane Creative and State of Reverie

Entertainment: Desert House Productions

Rentals: Prim Rentals and EventRents

Linens: Southwick Linens

Photobooth: Flashbulb Memories

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