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A YEAR AFTER: A GROOM'S REPORT

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by Aldo del Rosario, on the occasion of their 1st wedding anniversary

When I let God write my love story, it changed how I viewed the world. For me, it all began when I saw her. I first met Doreen back in December 2003 while she was preparing our college’s lantern for the annual UP Lantern Parade. The whole thing was rather serendipitous—what first started as a joke to humiliate me by introducing me to the one person that I could not stop looking at paved the way for me to eventually meet the one person who made going to school worthwhile. Doreen and I became friends pretty quickly and before long, I could picture our future together.

There are several details I left out, but that's basically how I met the mother of our future children. But before she could become my wife, we had to plan our wedding. But how do you plan a wedding with the bride a thousand miles away? At this point, Doreen was already living abroad and could only come home every three months or so. I always thought t…

SDE: IAN + JEN

After two event date moves (but only weeks apart),this beautiful wedding finally came to pass in such a delightful manner.

This is our first time to work with Richel Mascariñas' team at the Mango Farm. His wife, Tess, who provides the management and creative support, was very nice. :-)

We made only one change to the floral arrangements: we decided to use bouvardia instead of the usual wax flowers owing to the former's non-popularity in Manila because of its cost (now we don't see it as often, which is sad). We're happy to finally use this particular flower in today's wedding. A member of the Rubiaceae family, the bouvardia is named for Dr. Charles Bouvard, a former superintendent of the Jardin du Roi in Paris and a physician to Louis XIII. Its common relatives include gardenias, sweet woodruff, coffee and galium. Vase life should be around 7-10 days.

Ian & Jen, all the best to you both! You deserve all the best in the world! :-)



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REAL WEDDING: IAN + JENNY (May 15, 2010)

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Had the chance to finally use Bouvardia for this bridal bouquet project (Left). I initially wanted to use wax flowers (currently our favorite filler), but rummaging through my importer's fridge, I chanced upon these two-toned beauties! Yes, the cost was twice that of the wax flowers, but it was well worth it. For the rest of the women, we employed our now-classic arrangements of roses, carnations, rice flowers of assorted colors, and Queen Anne's Lace (Right). Notice how the local pomelo-pink rose's color is more matingkad than that of the Ecuadorian roses. Anyway, we were able to able most of the color motif in these arrangements. They really jumped right out against the plum gowns of the entourage! :-)

Will post official photos soon.

SUPPLIERS//

Preps: Oakwood Premier, Ortigas
Wedding: Our Lady of the Pentecost, Loyola Heights
Cocktails & Reception: The Mango Farm
Caterer: K. by Cunanan Catering
Photo-Video: Richel Mascariñas
Entourage Flowers by Dylan Gozum of Vatel Manila

PHOTOGRAPHER FOCUS: NICE PRINT

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Here are the lovely photos of Mark & Paola's bonsai-themed wedding at The Mango Farm last April 24, 2010. Special thanks to Ms. Charisse Santillan Tinio for providing us these! :-)













Equipment: Canon EOS50D / Nikon D700


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SDE: SHERWIN + KAT

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