Indian culture meets American tradition in these two ceremonies

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!)

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!

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  1. Everything about this wedding is beautiful, but that cake looks so delicious I want to lick my monitor.

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    • 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.

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    • I used to go there for their breakfast all of the time. Hofer's is FANTASTIC!

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  2. 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!

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  3. 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!!

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  4. so great, you look beautiful in both the sari and the wedding dress; and i want to give your puppy so many cuddles!

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  5. Simply beautiful! I've always loved Indian weddings!

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  6. 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!

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  7. 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!

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  8. 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

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  9. How did you solve the (non)-issue of alcohol? Most Indian Weddings don't serve liquor in any form

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