Back in February when winter was so gloomy, the girls and I sat around the office thinking wouldn’t it be a great idea if we could have a party for ourselves.

The next question that we asked ourselves was; hmmm who should we invite and where should we have this fabulous party we were thinking about? We immediately thought of Liz Hunter and Abigail at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, not only for their amazing space but because of their central location. We picked up the phone and immediately called them. They loved the opportunity to be involved in our fun little adventure.  Next as we sat around thinking about who we would like to see and spend some time with, we thought it would be great to invite our fellow wedding professionals; people who we love but we never have time to see as much as we would like during the height of the season, since we are all so busy running around trying to exceeding our client’s expectations.

Crudite Garden and Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Tomato Soup Sips which accompanied the Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Cape Cod is home to an incredibly vibrant group of wedding professionals. Most of whom, like us, are small business entrepreneurs both creative and hard working. Once our guest list was made we sent out invitations to every florist, caterer, dj, photographer,tent company, planner and venue location etc. that we knew. Almost immediately along with loads of rsvp’s we received lots of offers for help and donations. Dyane from Be Our Guest offered beautiful linens, Tony from Undercover Tent provided the chiavari chairs and tables and Becky from Rentals Unlimited brought in incredible lounge furniture.
 

Linens, Tables and Chairs

  
 Our dear friends Meredith Fancy from Fancy’s Flowers, Patrice of Patrice Milley Florals and Abigail from Designers Touch all provided beautiful flowers. And our good friends Brad and Kathy from the Dennis Inn brought in mini chicken pot pies that were to die for. The first drink of the night was provided by the Cape Cod Chamber and Fancy’s Florist and we finished with the biggest hit of the night – the  glitter bon bons from Bedazzle My Bon Bons.
 

Fancy Flowers by Meredith

 
 

Bedazzle My Bon Bon

 

More Bon Bons

 On the night of the big event over 150 of Cape Cod’s most talented and creative wedding professionals showed up to mingle, eat and share fun tales of our many wedding adventures. Recording everything was the very talented Amy Dykens and my good friends and colleagues Christine and Andy of Bello Photography.
 
Here are a few more pictures of our friends and extended Cape Cod wedding family having a great time. 
  

Saying a few words!

 
 

Frank & Helen Coombs

Matt and Jodi Steight of Cape Cod Valet

 

Marty Brummel of Prestige Valet & Jamie Bohlin of Cape Cod Celebrations
Allison Liset of Elegant Engagements, Karen Rood and Lyndsay McNiff of Wynchmere Harbor
Carolyn Tarr from Highfield Hall with Mark Abdelnour & Ben Philbrook from Chase Canopy
Rev. Faith Lavendar & Laurel Hartman of Cape Codder Resort
Cyndi Swan of Lady Slipper Stationary & Cathy Dennehy of Bella’s Blooms

 

Lyndsey McNiff & Karen Rood from Wychmere with Meredith & Art Fancy from Fancy Flowers