Kayla Ladner & Blake Newton

Celebrating in Style


Married

Jun 9, 2018
New Orleans , Louisiana


Photo Credit

Kaylynn Marie Photography


Style Guide


Color Palette



Style

Formal


Season

Fall





The Proposal

In the summer of 2017, Blake proposed to me in Paris, France on top of the Arc de Triumphe. It was the most magical moment of my life, and the entire thing was a complete surprise. Blake and I had been dating since our senior year of high school, but we were long distance for all of college. Blake went to The United States Military Academy while I attended The University of Mississippi. When we finally got to go on a long vacation together, we decided to explore most of Western Europe. It was a fairytale vacation topped with an utterly perfect proposal to the man of my dreams.



In Preparation

I graduated a semester early from Ole Miss, so I decided what better way to spend my time off than to plan our wedding! Even though I decided not to use a wedding planner, I was fortunate enough to find and work with some of the best of the best wedding vendors in New Orleans.



The Big Day

Blake and I got married on June 9th, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Our ceremony was in the evening set in the courtyard of il Mercato. We exchanged vows in front of a towering white fireplace with the most supportive friends and family at our side. We then made our way around the city of New Orleans in a traditional second line parade. Through the night we enjoyed good music, good food, and great company. It was the best day and night of my life, and I wish I could relive it every day.



The Retreat

Blake and I were not planning to go on a honeymoon at first. With a new job for Blake and
dental school for me, we did not think it would be possible to take even a short one. Thankfully,
Blake’s parents encouraged us to just take a few days to ourselves somewhere. We looked at
where we could go during the dates we had available, and the next thing we knew we were
sitting on a beach in Turks and Caicos!



 

Contributing Vendors

CATERER

Joel Catering

CEREMONY & RECEPTION VENUE

il Mercato

CAKE

SUCRE

ENTERTAINMENT

NOLA Dukes

FAVORS AND GIFTS

Jennifer Russell Designs, LLC

FLOWERS

Leaf & Petal NOLA

GOWN

Pronovias

INVITATIONS

Empress stationery

PHOTOGRAPHER

Kaylynn Marie Photography

VIDEOGRAPHER & PHOTOBOOTH

Studio Vieux Carre

 

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