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Cakes are an essential piece in one’s wedding day. It is important that the cake appears beautiful on the outside but also delicious on the inside. This is Wolfe Gourmet Cake’s main goal for all of their cakes. All of our brides would agree that this is something that they stay true to! That is why we are featuring Wolfe Gourmet Cakes today in our Vendor Spotlight.

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For our Vendor Spotlights, we ask a couple questions about wedding days and the planning process to help brides get to know their vendors both professionally and personally. Here is some of what Nicole Wolfe shared with us!

1. What was your dream job growing up?

Growing up I wanted to be on Saturday Night Live. I did theater growing up, but ended up not pursuing it. I also always thought I would end up in hotel management, but never did I think that I would have my own business.

2. What does a typical wedding day look like for you?

It is a week long process. We try to get all of the baking done beforehand so that it is already done by the day of the event/wedding. Our goal is to have all of the birthday cakes pick up from 7-8 am, and then we try to leave by 10 am to deliver the wedding cakes. Typically we have to travel pretty far to places like Lebanon.  Because of the traveling distance, I always bring a tool box in case of any accidents.

3. How did you get into the cake business?

I never really wanted to own my own business. I always wanted to work for someone else, because I knew how much stress came with owning your own business. Then, I was offered a position to do cakes. I had the opportunity to take a year to decide, and thought that I would just be part-time for a while. After three months I no longer could do part-time, because of how busy it was. I then ended up where I am now with my own business.

4. How long have you been in the business?

I have had my own business for 6 1/2 years (7 in July). I have been baking and decorating, though, for about 12 years.

5. What is your favorite part of a wedding day/event day?

My favorite part is getting everything set up and seeing people’s reactions. That always makes all of the hard work worth it. Though it may not seem like it, this is a very physically demanding job, so making someone happy makes it worthwhile. I want to please my customers. I want my cakes to taste good on the inside and look good on the outside, because it is important for every cake to have both!

 

6. What is your favorite cake flavor?

It changes periodically. I typically lean more towards chocolate flavors, but right now my two favorites are a white chocolate pistachio chai and a white chocolate macadamia nut cake. I do not really like white chocolate by itself, but I love it paired with something else!

7. What would the most extravagant cake that you could dream up look like?

One year I did one that was decorated with Asian beads, and I hand painted everything on it. It was one of the most extravagant cakes I have ever done, and I loved it! I love using real flowers on wedding cakes and intricate detailing. Another one of my favorites was an all black wedding cake decorated with champagne and pink flowers. I like cakes that do not follow the typical trends that everyone else is following. It makes them unique.

8. Who would be your dream celebrity to create a cake for?

I am not really a star-struck person, but I would choose either Dolly Parton or Stephen King! Even though they are two very different types of celebrities, that is who I would choose.

9. If you could go anywhere tomorrow, where would you go?

I would like to go to many places, but I would probably choose Greece. Another country I would love to visit is Asia. Both places are places I have never been. If I went to Asia, I would like to visit Cambodia or Vietnam. A vacation is much needed soon!

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We are so grateful that we were able to feature Wolfe Gourmet Cakes. It was such a pleasure and a joy to be able to get to know Nicole. Thank you for taking the time to speak with us and share your heart. We are excited to continue to work with you!

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On September 2nd, Ashley and Adam shared their special day with us. It was a beautiful wedding that will be marked as the start of their married life together!

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Getting Ready

The Bride and her lovely bridesmaids got ready at the Sheraton Downtown early that morning. The girls all had on silk robes with their monogram initials on it. How beautiful are Ashley’s blue shoes!?

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Later that afternoon, the Adam and groomsmen arrived to ready themselves as well. We loved the yellow/gold tie that he’s wearing.

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First Look

Ashley and Adam made their way to the Scarritt Bennet ceremony venue as they prepared for their first look. In a beautiful outdoor hallway at the church, Ashley approached Adam with much excitement! When Adam turned around to see her, he smiled in amazement at his stunning bride.

Nashville WeddingNashville WeddingNashville WeddingAfter their first look, the couple walked the grounds of the church to get some wonderful pictures together. They are a glowing couple on their wedding day and it was captured perfectly by Nashville Photography Group.

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Wedding Party

Ashley’s bridesmaids had elegant matching, navy dresses. Their dresses looked charming in the church where the ceremony was held. They were perfect for the setting. The men’s dark gray suits looked so nice up against Adam’s light gray suit, and they also accented the girl’s navy dresses well. Their gold bow tie’s added a sophisticated touch while the girls bouquets were the perfect accent piece.

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Ceremony Details

The ceremony was located at the gorgeous Scarritt Bennett Center. The décor was simple but beautiful. The pews were decorated with blue and white flower arrangements. The alter had two urns with greenery and blue and white flowers spilling out of them.

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The ceremony was short and sweet, led by the groom’s grandfather. There was talk of love and friendship and how those two things are so important to remember throughout their marriage.

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Then Adam kissed his bride, and they were pronounced husband and wife!

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Reception Details

After the ceremony concluded, the guests headed to the Sheraton Downtown for the reception. The tables were decorated with navy blue linens, and atop them were different golden candelabras or bowls with gorgeous arrangements in them.

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The couple had their own sweetheart table off to the side so that they could eat their first dinner as a married couple by themselves!

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There was a large golden picture frame at the entrance of the reception area. When you first walked in, the couple had two cornhole boards for the guests to sign as their guestbook. A beautiful four-tiered cake was lined with golden icing and decked with a golden “O” to represent their last name. Lastly, it was topped with a sweet sign with their names and wedding date on it. Sweetest Day did an incredible job on the cake!

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Reception

The reception began with a grand entrance by the full wedding party, with the couple’s first dance following it. After their first dance, the bride and groom had their father/daughter and mother/son dances. Then, following the toasts, the delicious dinner was served!

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After some dancing, the couple shared a precious moment together by cutting the cake! Once everyone was finished dancing the night away, Ashley tossed her bouquet for all the single ladies there.

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Once the event concluded, Ashley and Adam had their grand exit with ribbons and bells. It was a lovely evening that they will never forget!

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A big thanks to all of our wonderful vendors that helped out with making this day possible. We could not have done it without you!

Wedding Planner: Vision in White Events

Ceremony Venue: Scarritt Bennett

Reception Venue: Sheraton Downtown

Cake: Sweetest Day

Florist: Accent Flowers

Photographer: Nashville Photography Group

Bartender: Sheraton Downtown

Ceremony Music: Jennie Smith

Reception Music: Emerald Empire Band

Hair/Make-up: One10 Beauty

Officiant: Jim Rippy

Rentals: Sheraton Downtown

Caterer: Sheraton Downtown

Transportation: FADDS Party Bus

Photobooth: Southern Style

Draping: Quest

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For our newest vendor spotlight, we sat down with Dallas Wilson, owner and head videographer of Dallas Wilson Wedding Films and White Heart Wedding Films, to talk about how he got into the wedding business and some of his wedding dreams! Dallas and his amazing second shooter and sister, Danielle, are always a joy to work with, and their video skills are unmatched. They documented Emily and James’ incredible day back in September, and we can’t wait to see their upcoming work!

1. What was your dream job growing up?

It’s always been making music and videos! Never knew it would be weddings till I started when I was 18. This year is exciting because we are working on a wedding record with my band “Private Drive.” We use a lot of the songs in our wedding films.

2. What does a typical wedding day look like for you?

My sister and I get there a little before the dress is on and work right with the photographer- capturing everything we can in the most natural way.. all day!!

3. How long have you been in business?

Why did you decide to start a business? – About 8 years! I shot my best friend’s sister’s wedding and loved it!

4. What is your favorite part of a wedding day/event day?

First look/walking down the aisle and dancing!

5. What would be your dream event to film?

Any wedding on a beach with vows that make you cry!

6. What is your favorite location in Nashville to film?

Too many good ones!

7. Who would be your dream celebrity?

Matthew Mcconaughey because he’s the best!

8. If you could go anywhere tomorrow, where would you go?

Exumas Bahamas!

Thanks, Dallas, for giving us the inside vendor scoop, and we look forward to working with you again soon!
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  1. For today’s wedding recap, we will be looking at Emily and James’ wonderful classic chapel ceremony and stunning Nashville Parthenon reception.

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Getting Ready

Emily and her eleven gorgeous bridesmaids got pampered and prepped at the couple’s AirBNB in adorable white and blue hydrangea robes.

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We love seeing the bridesmaids get the first glimpse of the bride in her dress!

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The groom getting spiffy before he gets a first look at his bride. The white suit is the perfect look for him.

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First Look

Nashville Wedding Recap - Emily and JamesThe couple met for their first look in Centennial Park in downtown Nashville. The gorgeous trees and ponds provided the perfect backdrop for Emily and James’ adorable rendezvous!

Nashville Wedding Recap - Emily and JamesNashville Wedding Recap - Emily and JamesEmily and James exchanged personal letters as heartfelt professions of love before making their way to the ceremony.

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Emily’s exquisite A-line gown was layer upon layer of gorgeous white lace, with a bronze and diamond pin securing her veil.

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Wedding Party

Once the bride and groom had their time for photos, the rest of the wedding party joined in. The Parthenon is a great place for any kind of photos, but looks especially great with the colors of this wedding party. The girls wore long blush pink dresses, while the guys complimented them in classic black tuxedos.

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Look at this little cutie making a jet down the aisle!

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The look on the groom’s face as his bride comes down the aisles is always one of the greatest scenes!

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The petals and candles down the aisle added for the perfect elegance that they were looking for. Emily and James shared a heart felt ceremony with their family and friends present and it was wonderful to see.

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Wedding Party

The bride and groom had some more photos taken after the ceremony and then the wedding party joined in.

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The wedding party gathered outside of the ceremony venue, the Scarritt Bennett Center, during the golden hour for portraits.

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The wedding party jumped in a trolley to head to the reception and celebrate the big event!

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Reception Details

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Emily and James’ gift table featured framed photos of other couples in their family and a photo album of all of their favorite photos of the two of them.

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Reception

The evening started with the bride and groom sharing their first dance, followed by the special parent dances. We always love to see if they’re going to opt for a nice slow song or speed it up and get the crowd laughing.

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James and his mother selected a rocking jitter-bug tune for their mother-son dance! Such a fun memory!

Nashville Wedding Recap - Emily and JamesThe scrumptious cakes by Nashville Sweets reflected the bride’s love of timeless beauty and the groom’s love of the Cubs!

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When it was time to send off the newlyweds, the guests grabbed some glow sticks and wished the Mr. and Mrs. on their way!

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Everyone here at Vision in White wishes Emily and James a beautiful life and a blessed marriage, and thank them for letting us be a part of their lovely day!

Vendors

Ceremony Venue – Scarritt Bennett Center

Reception Venue – Nashville Parthenon

Cakes – Nashville Sweets

Florist – Belles Fleurs 

Photography – Shines Photography

Ceremony Music – The Corwin Trio

Reception Music – For A Good Time Call

Hair – The Dry House Nashville

Rentals – Music City Tents , Liberty Party Rentals

Caterer/Bartender – Clean Plate Club 

Transportation- Grand Avenue

Lighting/ Draping – Nashville Audio Visual

Photo Booth – Ready, Set, Selfie

Videography – Dallas Wilson Wedding Films

Wedding Planner – Alex Kournetas, Vision in White Events

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Today, our wedding recap is focused on Leah and Steven’s wedding on September 3, 2017. It was a beautiful day full of life, love, and friendship. It was truly a day to remember.

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Getting Ready

Leah and her bridesmaids got started on hair and makeup (with the help of One10 Beauty) bright and early on Sunday morning, while the groomsmen were not even asked to arrive yet (lucky them!). Around late afternoon, the groom and groomsmen arrived at Cheekwood dressed and ready to begin photos. Everyone looked amazing once all of the finishing touches were through.

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First Look

After everyone was finished getting ready, the bride and groom headed to do their first look. It was such a beautiful moment as she walked up behind him and gently tapped his shoulder. He turned around and opened his eyes, and with his first look at her, he smiled and laughed in complete wonder of his beautiful bride. We are so glad that Gavin Nutt Photography was really able to capture this sweet moment so well.

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After that, it was off to take some photos together on the beautiful grounds of Cheekwood.

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The bridesmaids were stunning  in their long, navy dresses. The groomsmen were also handsome in their gray tuxes with navy ties that really complemented the girls’ dresses. The colors and the beautiful boutonnieres and bouquets really welcomed the fall season well. They all looked fantastic lined up side by side.

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The garden roses, ranunculus and dahlias in the bouquets are always a perfect combination. The mix of greenery created a beautiful look for these girls.

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Ceremony Details

Once the bride and groom had their first look, the photographer went to capture the beauty of the ceremony details. The entry of the ceremony had a basket of programs and next to it and some Yarmulkes for the men to take for the ceremony. The wooden arch was beautiful with greenery and flowers (beautifully done by Crowell Floral) covering the left corner. Underneath the arch was the Ketubah that the couple and rabbi all signed.

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This was such a beautiful ceremony filled with many Jewish traditions. Once Leah had walked down the aisle to meet Steven, they circled each other three times and lead into the ceremony. Their parents both wrapped the couple in a Tallit to symbolize that they will never separate. Once that was finished, they each took glass wrapped in a cloth and set it on the ground and stepped on it until it was broken into tiny pieces, a very big Jewish tradition. They also had several readings by the wedding party and parents on both sides. Then finally, the groom kissed his bride, and they exited down the aisle as husband and wife!

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Reception Details

The reception was beautifully decorated with greenery lining the head table with blue and silver votives. The other tables were decorated with a couple of votives and a lovely floral arrangement in the center. The table numbers each had a picture of the bride and groom as children. The menus were neatly folded into gray napkins and crystal blue glasses at the top right. Also, there were lights stringing across the entire reception that kept the place lit for the entire evening with a romantic glow.

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Look at this tasty naked cake with fresh fruits. ‘Tis So Sweet did an amazing job creating this cake exactly as Leah and Steven wanted it.

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Reception

Following the ceremony and cocktail hour, guests were welcomed to the other side of the building for the reception. The bride, groom and wedding party entered to the song “All of the Lights” by Kanye West. Following their grand entrance, the couple went straight into their first dance together. Once their dance was over, champagne was poured and toasts were given by the Leah’s father, the Best Man, and the Maid of Honor. Then the band (Emerald Empire Band), began their first set while everyone ate their delicious meals provided by Chefs Market. After everybody’s stomachs were full from dinner, it was time to cut the cake!

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Then, the father/daughter, mother/son dances took place, and finally, everyone else made their way to the dance floor for the rest of the evening. The band kept the place packed all night and everyone had a wonderful time.

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Thank you to all of the huge help we had from all of our vendors! This day ran so smoothly thanks to all that you did!

Wedding Planner: Vision in White Events

Ceremony Venue: Cheekwood

Reception Venue: Cheekwood

Cake: Tis So Sweet

Florist: Crowell Floral

Photo/Video: Gavin Nutt Photography

Lighting: Nashville Audio Visual

Ceremony Music: Emily Azzarito

Reception Music: Emerald Empire Band

Hair/Makeup: One10 Beauty

Officiant: Laurie Rice

Popsicles: Las Paletas

Rentals: Music City Tents & Events

Caterer: Chefs Market

Transportation: School Bus, Signature Limo

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