Admittedly, Talia Stone didn’t make one of the best first impression when she was very late to her first date with Jonathan Shames, whom she had just lately met by way of a courting app. “I got here from the fitness center, I used to be carrying baggage,” she illustrates. However none of that mattered to Jonathan, who was immediately smitten. “I didn’t thoughts. I knew she was The One at first sight!” he reveals. And that’s all it took. That first assembly and on the spot chemistry led to the couple transferring to Hilton Head, South Carolina, the place they lived collectively in the course of the pandemic.
When the time got here, Jonathan flew each of their households out to witness his shock seaside proposal. He had already secured the blessing of Talia’s mother and father and bought a beautiful diamond engagement ring with the assistance of the Stone household’s jeweler. After that memorable morning the place Talia fortunately agreed sure, it solely took eight months for the affianced pair to plan their nuptials with the assistance of esteemed marriage ceremony planner David Pressman of David Pressman Events.
Wanting to incorporate solely their closest family and friends within the celebration, Jonathan and Talia labored on their visitor record and deliberate to ask 110 family members to witness their “I dos” on the bride’s household house. “I at all times knew that I needed to get married at my mother and father’ as a result of it was sentimental to me, and being at one other venue simply wouldn’t really feel the identical,” confides Talia.
“However as a result of this was an at-home wedding, we had limitless choices for each resolution we needed to make, right down to the colour of napkins, the kind of plates, etcetera. It allowed us to make it extraordinarily distinctive, but in addition was a bit overwhelming at occasions,” she provides. Fortunately, Talia’s groom and their respective members of the family have been comfortable to assist and be concerned in planning your complete occasion alongside her.