Purple Orchid Arch

Another Maui Wedding !

At the world famous Molokini Lookout on Maui (inquire with your Coordinator or America Salinas) purple orchids graced an elegant dark bamboo chuppha from Dellables.

The weather played nicely and the lighting was spectacular.  This particular venue is situated at about 300 ft above the southwestern coastline of Maui, with spectacular views of the islands of Molokini, Kahoolawe and Lanai.

A Paradise Dream Wedding coordinated this event, arranging every detail to the Bride and Groom's pleasure.

The floral petal path, the bouquet, and the lei were all supplied by Miss Della.

There are several images below (enlargements by clicking on the images)  Enjoy.

Purple Orchid strands grace this organza wrapped bamboo chuppha

Love is in the air, and a Dellables bouquet in her hand

Traditional Hawaiian wedding blowing of the conch shell
Even the Groom gets to hold the Bouquet

Can you feel the Love?

When it all comes together...

Take one happy couple, mix with perfect Maui weather, an awesome Dellables bouquet, capture with professional ease using photographer Ian Shepherd of A Paradise Dream Wedding, and .....

well, see for yourself...
or read what the Bride said:

"I was a little skeptical planning a wedding in Hawaii because of all the unknowns but after speaking with Arlyn, I was put totally at ease. Everything was perfect. I could not have asked for more. Arlyn, Joanne, and Della were great. Ian was everything we could have asked for and more. We were totally at ease with him and our pictures show it. Everyone that has looked at our photos cannot believe them. The shots he got were unbelievable. Rev. Dennis was the best. It felt like we had known him forever. I would definitely recommend your wedding services to anyone thinking of a destination wedding
in Hawaii!!"

Hollywood West

Think you're looking at a Hollywood stage shot?  Perhaps a high-fashion set in New York?

You would be wrong, but luckily you would be wrong on MAUI.

World renowned Maui photographer, Gordon Nash brings the high life to the fortunate Brides and Grooms finding their way to his slice of paradise.

Gordon and his experienced crew of artists capture the Light Fantastic as well as arrange all aspects of your wedding via A Paradise Dream Wedding

If your destination wedding is considering Maui, you would do well, very well, to consider them.

Another Happy Maui Wedding Couple Testimonial

Dellables had the great pleasure to work with the crew at A Paradise Dream Wedding here on Maui.
Everything went so well!  The Bride and Groom took time to send in a very glowing report, which we quote here.

Our wedding day was one of the most memorable days of our lives and we
could not be happier with A Paradise Dream Wedding for helping shape
our perfect wedding. The coordination from the get-go was great, by
both phone and email, our Coordinator Joanne Earls was fabulous and so
patient with all our requests. She really went the extra step to
allow us to include all the details important to us within our
wedding, as well as meeting with us the day before to review it all-
as per our request. We were drawn to APDW by the photography on the
web site and it does hold true to the end result- Ian Shepherd, our
photographer, was beyond amazing!!! He truly captured our day as we
had imagined and he went above and beyond for our wedding. His emails
were so attentive and genuine, and his amazing work proves why he is a
part of such a talented group. He took his time shooting our
requested shots and had awesome follow up communication. Kimo Kirkman
was our minister and we truly believe no one else was meant to perform
our wedding. His genuine words and calming voice set for a perfect
ceremony! Tim O’Hara, our guitarist was just right! Jean Muldoon did
awesome on hair and makeup- she was wide awake at 6 AM and ready to
go, she executed the look I requested even better than the inspiration
photos I provided to her- just fabulous! The flower bouquets
requested were right on, and the petal aisle and reception decor by
Della Peacock were amazing! She was such a shining angel in the mist
of flower planning frustration and her gorgeous table arrangements
surpassed my highest expectations- I smiled inside when our day had
finally arrived and all my “interior designer obsessive decor” nerves
were calmed by the beautiful table Della had set!
Our day was so
special to us, not only for our personal commitments and having had
such a perfect wedding, but because of the people who helped make it
happen. We’ll always remember “our Maui spot” and all the individuals
above who
were a part in our very memorable day. THANKS APDW!!!!!!
The Silva’s
wedding date: 8/23/2009

Good Reviews: YELP.com

Found via Gordon, A Paradise Dream Wedding, on Yelp.com

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1 review for A Paradise Dream Wedding

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Foster City, CA


I didn't start planning my wedding when I was 4.  I didn't start when I first fell in love.  I didn't start when all my friends seemed to be planning their own weddings.  I didn't start when I acquired enough experience as a bridesmaid and maid of honor to add this to my resume.  And I definitely didn't start when Pete proposed.  When I did realize that the wedding wasn't going to magically happen without any effort on my part, I began to panic.  I had no idea what I wanted.  I didn't really care about the details.  I just knew that we wanted to get married in Maui.

After looking at many, many wedding photographer websites in Maui, and many wedding planning sites, I found A Paradise Dream Wedding.  My search ended the second I laid eyes on Gordon Nash's work.  I was content with working with any company that was associated with Gordon.  Even better, his company!  

As this wedding was planned 100% long distance, I put my trust in the wonderful staff at A Paradise Dream Wedding.  From the moment I spoke to Joanne Earles over the phone, I was confident that I made the right choice.  She was personable and professional.  Then I began to communicate with my coordinator, Jo Thurman, and I felt like my best friend was helping me plan my wedding.  She helped me every single step of the way and she erased any stress or worry.  Jo answered each of my questions promptly and thoroughly, and sent me a wealth of pictures of different wedding sights, reception sights, etc.  She gave great suggestions but was never pushy and she happily supported my decisions.  All the stress was taken out of planning a wedding, because Jo handled everything.  And she did it so well!  Pete & I simply had to show up.

A Paradise Dream Wedding coordinates the photography (there are so many amazing photographers, check out their portfolios on the sight), hair/makeup, the minister, flowers, the cake, catering, the reception, travel planning, and many, many more areas.  I took advantage of just about every service, and it was nice to have everything covered like this.  I trusted that A Paradise Dream Wedding was affiliated with great vendors, and my experience showed me they definitely are.

I cannot recommend the photographers enough.  My hubby and I are super nervous in front of the camera, and quite unphotogenic, but our wedding album is full of gorgeous pictures from Gordon.  He's amazing.  Simply amazing.

My flowers were done by Dellables (by Della Peacock) and I was thoroughly impressed.  I told her I wanted bright Hawaiian flowers.  That's it.  Upon further questioning, I sent her one picture of a bouquet I liked, but then added that I didn't love it, but maybe she could kind of get the idea.  This poor woman had nothing to go on!  I thought I didn't really care about flowers until I saw my bouquet.  I was blown away by how beautiful it was.  She made a bouquet that was more beautiful than I could have imagined and was exactly my style.  Della made corsages and boutonnieres for several members of my family, and her work is just gorgeous.

From start to finish, I had an extremely positive experience working with the staff at A Paradise Dream Wedding.  I would highly recommend this company to anyone who wants to work with a very professional, extremely organized company who handles all the details, so you don't have to!  I didn't think a wedding could be stress free, especially after seeing what some of my friends went through, but it completely can be.  I know, because mine was!

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Today's Lucky Bride

Today's Lucky Bride (and Groom) were at my favorite Secret Cove on Maui, enjoying the moment!  A moment only the Tropics could provide, with a little help from the Wizards of Wonderful over at A Paradise Dream Wedding.
Wedding Photography takes many forms ~ it can showcase the technical movement of light and lenses ~ often timing makes the magic stand still forever in the capture of that moment.   Those skills are required and not uncommon among the world's best professionals.  Yet, when you see a picture like this one, you know you are in the presence of a Master Photographer, a Michelangelo, if you will, of the art form.
Ian Shepard, one of the amazing guys that Gordon Nash has on his world class team of photographers choreographed this shot with that touch of genius rarely found, much less experienced.
Classic.  And that BOUQUET!  Wow Dellables!  Those dark lilies!
Maui No Ka Oi.

A Shade of Yesteryear...

(repost from Today's Lucky Bride)

When you think about what exactly makes a Bride Lucky, our theme here at Todays Lucky Bride.com, you will find hundreds of examples with the professionals at A Paradise Dream Wedding.

Their photographers, world class in all regards, can capture, can inspire even, the look, the feel, the mojo of happiness, that a Lucky Bride must feel.

Here, Ian Shepard, one of their best, captures that 1940's From Here to Eternity look in a way that Hollywood could only aspire to!