Meredith & Paul

Apr. 18, 2009 at Windows on Minnesota in Minneapolis

The story of Meredith Benson and Paul Doran’s meeting has familiar elements, but they’re all rolled into one romantic tale. They met through friends at a party, shared a parallel experience (both attended the Air Force Academy) and were inseparable once they met. Engaged seven months later, they planned a “big party and reunion,” thrilled to be able to bring together friends and family from around the world. They sought tradition with a twist of fun and accomplished both. Elegant cylinders of white flowers dripping with crystals graced tables covered in shades of their favorite blue. Guests enjoyed grilled cheeses, hamburgers, candy, and cupcakes in addition to the traditional dinner and wedding cake. Meredith changed into her “party” gown and everyone danced the night away to the tunes of a DJ chosen to cater to everyone’s taste.

Wedding gown: Marisa | Reception dress: Monique Lhuillier | Florist: Wisteria Design Studio | Cake: Peter Hemsley, friend of the couple | Planner and stationer: Eve Deikel Wendel of Eve Events


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