French Country Fête: Melanie Satterfield & Roman Daniels

Real Utah Wedding | Photos by Alixann Loosle Photography


NAMES Melanie Marie Satterfield and Roman Gary Daniels Live in Sandy OCCUPATIONS They’re both leasing agents for property management companies HOW THEY MET They were introduced by a mutual friend HOW HE PROPOSED He spelled out “Marry Me?” with luminarias on a hillside by a park where the bride grew up WEDDING WEATHER Sunny; some clouds and wind, but they quickly passed NUMBER OF GUESTS 100 WEDDING BUDGET They didn’t really set a budget but had a figure of $12,000–15,000 in mind WEDDING THEME French country with vintage accents, inspired by the bride’s love of antiques COLORS Slate blue, lavender, peach DÉCOR DETAILS Burlap linens, wooden crate flower boxes, sprigs of lavender, toile fabric accents, farmhouse-style dinner tables,  candelabras, chandeliers, and birdcages FLOWERS Garden roses, peonies, bud roses, dusty miller, rosemary, and blushing bride hydrangeas WARDROBE DETAILS The bride wore a fitted French lace Monique Lhuillier gown with a V-neckline and keyhole back, paired with a bold necklace. The groom wore a vest and bow tie. Groomsmen wore suspenders, bow ties, and khaki pants; bridesmaids wore their own dresses in shades of blue. RECEPTION MENU FAVORITE Grilled peach halves filled with mascarpone cheese and drizzled with honey—one of the bride’s favorite dishes DESSERT Multiple buttercream cakes featuring seven different flavors, including a lavender-lemon flavor custom-made for the bride FIRST DANCE SONG “The Wedding Song” by Angus and Julia Stone FAVORS FOR GUESTS Sweets from a vintage-style candy buffet FAVORITE RECEPTION MOMENT Kicking off their shoes and dancing in the grass THE DAY IN THREE WORDS Pastoral, romantic, dreamy HONEYMOON Paris


Local Vendor List

Ceremony and Reception Johnson Mill
Wedding Planner Michelle Cousins, Utah Events by Design
Photography Alixann Loosle Photography
Invitations Polka Dots & Daisies
Gown Monique Lhuillier at Alta Moda Bridal
Bride’s Jewelry Meg Jewelry at Alta Moda Bridal
Hair and Makeup Hair and Makeup by Steph
Groom’s Attire Shirt, H&M; pants, Banana Republic; shoes, Aldo
Flowers Branches Event Floral
Catering Culinary Concepts
Cakes Cake-a-Licious
Rentals Alpine Event Rentals
Entertainment The Gatsbys
Photo Booth and Candy Buffet Smile Now Photo Booths
Registry Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn


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