Indian culture meets American tradition in these two ceremonies #Wedding Porn#couples of color#dog#georgia#interfaith#sari#traditions#two weddings June 27 | Catherine Clark enidjcoleslaw Two heritages, two weddings, two times the swanky wedding! Lauren and Ben chose to host their ceremonies over two days to honor the families involved. They decided to use the color red to add some cohesion between the ceremonies and the reception. All of the events were held at a vinyard in Braselton, Georgia called Chateau Elan, which looks gorgeously swanky. Zoomworks Photography had the pleasure of photographing all of the festivities and said, "The sight of their guests swaying on the dance floor to the sound of a big band, rich table decorations of deep, bright flowers and softly flickering candles was a picture I won't soon forget." Ben's Indian heritage was represented in the first ceremony (along with a huge Indian feast!) Alexa & Wale's vibrant Nigerian engagement and minimalist Unitarian nerdfest You may recognize this pair from Alexa's Nigerian engagement ceremony bridentity crisis, and we just had to see how it all turned out. It's a... [more] The Jai Mala flower garland exchange. Ceremony part two! What an awesome space. Ben's beloved Bulldog makes his grand entrance as ring pooch. The event design was done by Edge Design Group. Um… NOM. The cakes were made by Hofer's of Helen. It's not all fancy cakes. These two love their doughnuts! Check out the vendors: Event Designer: Edge Design Group Musicians: After 5 String Quartet Venue: Chateau Elan Photography: ZoomWorks Cake Designer: Hofer's of Helen Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark (aka Superman) is Offbeat Bride's Editor + Project Wrangler and a Chicago-based freelance web consultant. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video games and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, and cuddles with her feline fur baby. @enidjcoleslaw @whimsycatt PREVIOUS Use a Cricut to make your funky wedding flowers NEXT What unwed couples need to know about Durable Power of Attorney Toggle comments [ 13 ] Everything about this wedding is beautiful, but that cake looks so delicious I want to lick my monitor. 14 agree Reply It was just as delicious as it looks. In fact, all the food was amazing. And thanks for the compliments on the images! Always appreciated. 4 agree Reply I used to go there for their breakfast all of the time. Hofer's is FANTASTIC! 0 agree Reply OMG THE ELEPHANT. 13 agree Reply This was exactly my reaction! 1 agrees Reply AHHH! my future husband is Hindi, and I haven't the slightest clue how to fuse our wedding traditions…I think you've got the right idea: 2 parties! 4 agree Reply This wedding is so beautiful, and such a cool way to incorporate both cultures! I also had a total cute overload with the ring pooch. He was so cute, especially the picture that was taken behind him as he walked down the aisle with the couple beaming at him. AWESOME!! 0 agree Reply so great, you look beautiful in both the sari and the wedding dress; and i want to give your puppy so many cuddles! 1 agrees Reply Simply beautiful! I've always loved Indian weddings! 2 agree Reply So happy to see an Indian wedding featured here, a personal fave of mine! I just adore all the reds, not to mention that Indian brides are among the most fearlessly adorned! 3 agree Reply OH MY GOD THE ELEPHANT! Also, I hope this full wedding gets featured soon, I'm dying to know more about it! What a gorgeous day! 2 agree Reply important cake question- as some one who is getting married outdoors but wants ganache as frosting (i.e. weather dependent potential meltification) -is this cake ganache and fudge or ganache/regular buttercream or some other magical combo? Because it looks DE-LIC-IOUS 1 agrees Reply How did you solve the (non)-issue of alcohol? Most Indian Weddings don't serve liquor in any form 0 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.