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A Disney-Inspired Wedding at Eden Resort

Nov 4, 2020

Can you feel the love tonight (at Eden Resort and Suites).

The answer to that was a resounding “YES” on Saturday at Katie and Shawn’s wedding. It was at the beautiful Eden Resort on a chilly Halloween day. But I can promise you there wasn’t anything spooky about it. Instead, it was filled with happiness and a little pixie dust! Yes, you ready that right.

The whole day was sprinkled with different aspects of Disney.

Which was so perfect for these two because it is one of their favorite trips they have been on together and a huge part of Katie’s childhood. That is a lady after my own heart! As guests started to gather at the ceremony location, softly playing in the background was every Disney song you could think of. From Lion King to Aladdin, each was played instrumentally to welcome the guests to the beautiful occasion.

Even their decorations were inspired by the joy of Disney.

The cake topper, card box, and head table decorations all used the signature Disney font to write out the text. The beautiful lanterns that surrounded Katie and Shawn as they said their I Do’s almost looked as if they were hanging on vines like you would picture in the fairy tale Disney movies that wrapped around the stone castles. Each detail so elegant while still giving a nod to all their childhood memories. And of course, as guests enjoyed their five-course meal, Disney music of all kinds played in the background. But the best part? The best part was the maid of honor speech. The entire thing was based off of different lines from Disney movies. It was perfect!

It truly was a fairytale wedding!

I loved every moment of the day with Katie and Shawn. Shawn was quiet most of the day. Taking in the memories, the people around him, and all the conversations had. But I always knew he was so happy. Because right when he would look towards Katie, or she would say something to him, a smile would instantly light up across his face. That was all he needed to do for me to know that this was the best day! He may not be the guy who gets the conversation going in every situation, but when he is with Katie, she opens him up so much, and the love and happiness exudes from him.

He found his Cinderella!

Words aren’t needed when the love between two people is this strong! Katie and Shawn, always keep that childhood happiness at heart. Goof off with each other. Have long conversations. Whistle while you work. Just keep swimming. And always remember, all you need is a little pixie dust! I am beyond excited for you two and can’t wait to see the rest of your fairytale unfold! Here’s a glimpse of my favorites from the first chapter!

XOXO ~ Heather Marie

wedding invitation and wedding rings and bridal gown on display wedding bands displayed on lavender floral background in lancaster pennsylvania bride holding her engagement ring and dark pink and white floral bouquet bride smiling surrounded by her bridesmaids and flower girl in beige hallway at eden resort bride seeing her father and embracing him before the wedding ceremony at eden resort diamond earrings displayed in blush box on beautiful floral background in lancaster pennsylvania bride surprises groom for first look before the wedding ceremony on cloudy fall day couple facing each other holding hands in outdoor grass parlor at eden resort groom in navy suit by wooden trellis and stone steps at eden resort groom grasps edge of navy suit coat standing in front of waterfall display at eden resort bride holds bouquet glancing over left shoulder by waterfall display at eden resort bride holding dark pink and white bouquet of flowers on cloudy day outside wedding venue bridal bouquet displaying white roses and dark pink mums in lancaster pennsylvania couple hugs resting their foreheads together with bridal bouquet on display bride and groom embrace by stone steps near trellis and waterfall at eden resort couple stands closely smiling on pathway by grass parlor on cloudy fall day groom hugs bride smiling along pathway on cloudy fall day at eden resort bride rests her head on groom's shoulder looking down displaying her rings on fall day couple stands close embracing by outdoor architectural feature on cloudy day couple standing close holding hands with bridal train blowing in wind by stone and wooden wallcouple smiling and embracing by wooden and stone walls at eden resort in lancaster pennsylvania bride displaying flower bouquet and looking down at it bride and groom holding hands by wooden wall smiling at eden resort bride with her bridal party in shades of pink and purple dresses holding bouquets groom holding suit coat with groomsmen behind him smiling bride and bridesmaids in shades of pink and purple on pathway with toddler ring bearer walking toward them bride and bridesmaids in pink and purple dresses holding bouquets by wooden trellis at eden resort bride and bridesmaids with backs to camera and arms interlocked along pathway outside eden resort groom with groomsmen and ring bearers along pathway on cloudy fall day by wooden trellis groom and groomsmen smiling with arms over shoulders by wooden trellis in lancaster pennsylvania groomsmen paired with bridesmaids looking towards bride and groom in center of them at eden resort couple with bridal party on cloudy fall day outside eden resort disney themed cake topper and table decorations at reception bride and groom holding hands surrounded by bridal party during wedding ceremony inside eden resort courtyard matron of honor speaking to couple and guests by beautiful fall decorations at reception couple kissing during wedding ceremony inside courtyard at eden resort strawberries displayed on champagne glasses during reception couple embracing outdoors on cloudy fall day near tree in lancaster pennsylvania bride smiling wrapping her arms around groom's left arm with his back to camera outdoors couple together on pathway by villas on cloudy fall day at eden resort groom holding bride's hand walking along pathway near villas at eden resort couple embracing kissing along pathway by fall trees bride and groom kissing along pathway outside eden resort in lancaster pennsyvania groom hugging and kissing bride by fall trees outside eden resort bride and groom hugging and dancing their first dance at reception bride and groom hugging on dance floor as guests watch inside courtyard at eden resort


The Amazing Vendor Team:

Wedding Cake | Nancy Snyder

Wedding Dress | David’s Bridal

Bridesmaid’s Dress | David’s Bridal

Groom’s Attire | Boscov’s

Groomsmen’s Attire | Boscov’s

Florist | Jess Gaul

DJ | DJ Andy M

Hair Stylist | Expressions Salon by Nikki

Makeup Artist | Theresa Walker Makeup Artist

Invitations | Shutterfly

Caterer | Eden Resort

Venue | Eden Resort



Check out more of my favorites:

Katie + Shawn’s Engagement Session

Elegant and Timeless Wedding at Stoltzfus Homestead and Gardens


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