Real Wedding for Annie and Josh – Josephine Butler Parks Center Part 2

Here is Part 2 of our real DC Wedding at the Josephine Butler Parks Center for Annie and Josh.  See part 1, to view their first look and intimate ceremony. Annie and Josh included a lot of unique DIY elements, local and seasonal choices for food, decor and vendors, a fun swing band and many other memorable aspects! Their wedding was featured on Capitol Romance; photography by Knotty Photos.  It was such a fun wedding to be a part of; Annie and Josh are such a great couple! jbpcwedding-pjrey My team had a lot of fun decorating the Josephine Butler Parks Center Mansion with all of the unique DIY decor projects that Annie and Josh made, including pinwheel decor and potted plants from their garden. These are really great examples of successful DIY for they are easy to produce and double as great favors to give away at the end of the night. 1462949_10151798987982404_558700005_n   1463075_10151798987847404_848863250_n   535007_10151798987897404_1416371445_nIn addition to the potted plant favors, they also gave out these adorable mason jar cups for guests to use that night and take home.  It was truly a green wedding in so many regards! 1378781_404151606351852_741760112_n   1002569_411903122243367_782806093_nGina DeSimone & the Moaners did a fabulous job as the wedding music and entertainment.  A couple members played during cocktail hour and the full band played the reception. 1470336_10151798990042404_1920892275_nTo start the night, Annie and Josh danced for the first time as husband and wife, and then family members toasted the couple.   946068_10151798991422404_1646835932_n 1441227_10151798992177404_1232488001_n 1395195_10151798990417404_1031884285_nAfter dinner, the party started with swing dancing, everyone had a great time getting into it!581748_412554465511566_163890763_n 1377069_412554652178214_790976849_n 1381574_412554468844899_815077347_n 1395986_10151798991592404_1604843399_n 1379291_412554718844874_165882466_n In addition to the great music, Annie and Josh hired a silhouette artist for guests to take home personalized silhouette favors! 1379938_411904282243251_754428726_n 1422553_412554688844877_649165450_n 541748_412554655511547_1219345389_n 534995_10151798992662404_871229315_n The beautiful photos are all from Knotty Photos.  Thanks again to all vendors who helped make Annie and Josh’s wedding so special!

The wonderful vendor team included:

Photography: Knotty Photos

Venue :Josephine Butler Parks Center

Catering: Rachael with R&R Catering & Chef Richard Webber

Wedding Coordinator:  Bright Occasions

Pies: Curvy Mama Pies

Cake: Andrea Mueller

Officiant: Cantor Ellen Schwab

Band: Gina DeSimone & the Moaners

Hair Stylist: Melissa at Trim Salon

Silhouette Artist: Alex with Tiny Paper Portraits

Pinwheels: DIY

Ketubah: Designed by friend

Chuppah: Painted by Michelle Bercovici, Pillars designed by Dave Haffner

Rings: David Vanover, Etsy

Beer: Chocolate City  Brewery