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Dana Bakich and Daniel Snyder make a graceful, pandemic-induced pivot, while staying true to their wedding-day vision.
-AS SEEN IN BRIDAL GUIDE MAGAZINE-
Flowers were “simple and pastel,” Dana says, featuring pinks, whites and dusty greens. Lanterns and candles provided a steady, romantic glow throughout the celebration.
The date was set: April 2020 in Puerto Vallarta… “and then Covid happened,” says Dana. The couple rescheduled for October and swapped Mexico for Landrum, South Carolina. “We wanted to pick a venue that would still be a destination but also within driving distance for our families and friends, most of whom are on the East Coast,” the couple says.
The wedding color palette, inspired by dreamy Mexican sunsets, made a seamless transition to South Carolina.
The bride's bouquet included quicksand roses, ranunculus, ivory spray roses, English stock, astilbe and dusty miller.
Pre-ceremony champs. The couple also hosted a rehearsal dinner for everyone and a day-after brunch at the house where the reception had been held. As well, "We hosted our bachelor and bachelorette parties the day of the rehearsal dinner and had a blast!" says Dana. "We ziplined and visited a local winery."
The groom jumps for joy.
Fifty guests gathered to celebrate Dana and Daniel's nuptials at The Cliffs Chapel, followed by a reception at a private home nearby.
Says Dana: "We had Zoom set up on a laptop so friends and family could join us remotely. It was fun to say hi to them and pop champagne after the ceremony!"
The couple showing off their new bling.