2.07.2011

Meet : Wendy + Omar

Orlando wedding planner, At Last Wedding and Event Design truly has the best clients + today, I would like to introduce you to Wendy + Omar! We have been working with them for just a few months + it has been a wonderful journey, thus far. Check out this interview of the couple + also enjoy their brand new engagement photos, courtesy of the fabulous Mandy Blair Photography.
Where did you two meet?
We met in Tallahassee through a mutual friend while attending Florida State University. Though we knew each other for about two years, we did not start dating until after we graduated and moved to different cities. We spent the first 2 1/2 years of our relationship dating long distance.

Where did he propose?
I should start off by saying I (Wendy) am the hardest person to surprise. If one thing is off or suspicious I immediately question it. A week before he proposed, we planned a trip to the beach. I let him plan the details and pack for it, which I never do, because I had a hard week of work. He did forget to pack a big towel to sit on and the grapes, which was a part of the picnic he planned. I teased him about it on the drive out to the beach. When we got to the beach, we sat down in a quiet secluded area and had a nice picnic overlooking the water. Once we finished eating, he asked me to sit up and started saying some amazing things about me and our relationship. I still had no idea what was about to happen. He asked me to close my eyes and when I did, he reached in the bag and pulled out the ring. When I opened my eyes he asked me to marry him. I was in shock, but immediately said yes. Unfortunately, he did not hear me right away and sat there waiting for a response. It was the perfect proposal because if he had tried to do anything more, I would have suspected it.

What is the style/theme of your wedding day?
Contemporary/Travel Themed

What has been the best decision you have made throughout your planning process?
Finding and booking Jaclyn (At Last). She has made the wedding planning process a lot less stressful.

Which vendor has been the most important to you and why?
Photographer because we love photos and they are something that will last forever. We don't just want pictures from our wedding, we want works of art.

What has been the best part about planning your wedding?
Working together on planning the day that will start a new chapter in our lives.

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