Ellen Alexandra Wise and Jeramy Michael McMahon of San Antonio Celebrate Their Vows
By Meredith Heins
It was an evening to remember, adorned with roses, orchids, family and friends. Ellen Alexandra Wise and Jeramy Michael McMahon of San Antonio celebrated their love with an exquisite wedding ceremony and reception. The bride’s is the daughter of Susan and Wade Wise, attended University of Mississippi and is a recent graduate from University of the Incarnate Word with a degree in art. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Solcher and Mr. and Mrs. Michael McMahon, and attended Baylor University.
Beautiful ivory and gray invitations, done by Invitations, Etc. were sent out to the 500 guests for the wedding activities. The rehearsal dinner was at Club Giraud in San Antonio, planned by the groom’s family, for 100 of their closest friends and family. Danny Cuellar of Trinity Flowers designed flowers for the evening, as well as the wedding ceremony and reception. The following day, the ceremony was held at the First Presbyterian Church in San Antonio. The couple celebrated their love with nine bridesmaids, seven house party attendants and nine groomsmen, and the couple walked down a breathtaking aisle with pews marked by wreaths covered in gray lambs ear leaves, white roses white orchids, white roses and gray ribbon.
The bride wore a Luxe label Vera Wang lace dress and her sister’s veil, also by Vera Wang. The bridesmaids wore elegant gray silk Monique Lhluillier gowns. Monte Vista Strings and the Chamber Singers choir provided the music for the ceremony.
The reception was held in a grand, 30-foot tent on the grounds of The Argyle Club, featuring three floral covered chandeliers, Thriftwood colored hardwood floors, and distressed Louis XVI upholstered dining chairs. Two bars under the tent made from white birch laden with white roses and orchids flanked the black and white dance floor. To add even more flair to the party, two larger than life-size black and white photos of the bride and groom adorned the back wall of the tent.
The band, Jenie’s Girls from Atlanta, and kept the party dancing all evening. The linens were from LaTovala of Napa, CA. The wedding cake was designed by Kathy Young, and the very unique grooms cake was placed on a table that featured a Labrador topiary, sitting a top a round table with runners made of ostrich feathers, dyed to match a hand beaded monogram created by Javier Castillo. Lynn Huntress was the wedding coordinator.
After the wedding, the couple honeymooned in Telluride, CO. and will reside in San Antonio.