At the Hacienda Sarria, we have an amazing team that loves to bring our clients wedding dreams to fruition. Ashley McCumber knows both these facts quite well. Not only is she a Hacienda wedding planner, on May 2, 2015 she became a Hacienda bride.
Ashley and her husband Mike’s love story began when they were children – they grew up on the same street! What started out as a simple childhood crush, eventually bloomed into an epic love, forming the foundation of their twelve amazing years together.
After getting engaged on the romantic shore of Lover’s Beach in Los Cabos, they began discussing the theme of their wedding. They quickly came to the consensus that they wanted each of their guests to be submerged in the journey of their love story.
“Meeting your future husband as a young girl and having that friendship blossom into romance is not something you hear everyday,” Ashley says.
After Mike and Ashley chose "Our Love Story" as their theme, they wanted to be sure to include small, personalized details to the décor of the wedding. This included framed pictures throughout the venue, vintage books and a slideshow of their twelve years together – this meant going through 14,000+ photos from their childhood, teenage years and last 12 years of dating. They even found an old VHS tape of Ashley as a young girl acting out her future wedding!
Although these small details took time, with the Hacienda Sarria’s ballroom and courtyard as their backdrop, Ashley and Mike’s love story was brought to life. With a delicate colour palette of ivory, blush, soft peach and yellow sprinkled throughout the venue, the Hacienda was transformed into a personalized, elegant and romantic scene. Giving their 135 guests a glance into the couple’s happily ever after.
Photography by HRM Photography
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