Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are no strangers to a sea of cameras aimed at them. But when they decided to marry, they wanted to celebrate in privacy—and in style. And while they remain protective of images of them on their most heartfelt occasion, they graciously let us share pictures of the elements we created together.
Blake's cloudlike silk tulle gown featured a fitted bodice, illusion crystal beading on the shoulders, and rose-gold embroidery. Jeweler Lorraine Schwartz forged Ryan and Blake's wedding bands.
Weddings' style director Kate Berry created Blake Lively's lush bouquet of pink jasmine, andromeda, dusty miller, and blushing bride hydrangea. She dipped select petals in subtle rose-gold glitter to play up the embroidery of the same color on the bride's couture ballgown by Marchesa.
Mini strawberry shortcakes by Caviar & Bananas in Charleston.
Various pates de fruits from La Maison du Chocolat tempted guests.
Another dessert table option was tiny lemon tartlets with meringue toppings by Caviar & Bananas in Charleston.
Guests enjoyed blueberry cheesecake tartlets by Caviar & Bananas in Charleston.
Gold foil cupcake liners held coffee-and-cream espresso beans from Nuts.com.
On the dessert table, s'mores bars by Bakehouse Charleston were contained in pretty wrappers.
An avid cook, crafter, and baker, Blake envisioned an abundant dessert table overflowing with their favorite treats. The focal point was their vanilla-and-sour-cream wedding cake with peach-apricot preserves and Earl Grey-milk chocolate buttercream made by Maggie Austin Cake in Alexandria, Virginia.