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Wedding Info

July 8, 2016
Mayfield Heights, OH

Poland, OH


Aurora, OH


New Product Introduction Buyer at Philips


Pepper Pike, OH


Aurora, OH


Vice President of Integrity Insurance Agency


Paula's Parents

Anthony Leonardi, Paul and Lucy Repko

Darin's Parents

Ronald and JoAnna Ducato

Paula's Attendants

Cindy Cunningham

M. of honor

Darin's Attendants

Dean Ducato

Best man

Paula Leonardi and Darin Ducato

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Wedding-Day Weather

Hot and sunny


Tropical themed/bright and multi-colored decorations, favors, linens
All table and ceiling decor, centerpieces, favors and floral arrangements designed and created by the bride and friends
Bob Marley and Big Band Jazz


Bride's bouquet consisted of peach, white, and mauve roses, burnt orange cala lilies, mauve hydrangeas, mauve and pink gerber daisies. It was also accented with pearls and tiny LED lights to glow in the evening.

Favorite Detail

The bride's mother designed and created the bride's dress and incorporated pieces of the bride's Grandmother's wedding dress from 1942, and the bride's Mother's wedding dress from 1973. The inner lining included an Animal decal, to honor the Bride's life-long love of Jim Henson's Muppets.

First Dance

"One Love," Bob Marley


The traditional bridal cake was a white layered cake, decorated in pink, green, and black fondant with ribbons.
The feature cake, created by Kristen Moland, was a custom designed Muppets cake, featuring miniature statues of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Animal, Gonzo and Fozzie Bear


Personalized bottles of Seagram's Escapes Liquor and Hawaiian leis

Vendor Shout-Out

Kristen's Confections of New Waterford created the custom Muppets cake, it was a masterpiece!

Honeymoon Destination

Caribbean Cruise to Aruba, Curacao, and Grand Turk