Our Most Perfect Wedding Night in Austin

Posted by on Nov 14, 2011

It’s official. On 11.11.11., we got married at the edge of the hill country in Austin, Texas. Everything turned out perfectly and we honestly could not have asked for more. I only wish that we could have made time stand still because the spectacular evening flew right by.

Before I have time to write a proper post, here is a sneak peek.

Melody Fury Wedding Photo at Lookout in Austin

Overlooking the gorgeous Texas hill country

We exchanged vows among our friends and family during a short and sweet ceremony as the sun was setting. Having our friends travel from afar to join us made the moment oh so special.

After the ceremony, we popped the champagne and the party started with stellar pork belly tostatas and other passed canapés. As we went around to greet our friends, they ooo’d and aah’d at my unique edible bouquet.  Not wanting to let anything go to waste, all of our bouquets, boutonnieres, and centre pieces were made from a variety of fresh vegetables. We encouraged our guests to take them home and to cook them after.

Melody Gourmet Fury Wedding Bouquet

Our bouquets, made from buddah's hand, artichoke, radishes, herbs, peppers, and more

The food at the reception was spectacular but that’s for another post.  Let’s just say that we were beyond thrilled with the menu and the execution.

Melody Fury Wedding Photo at Sunset

A stunning sunset as our back drop

Our first dance was to Adele’s Make You Feel My Love. He sang to me as he spun me around and swept me off my feet.  I had no doubt that marrying Pete was the best decision I’ve ever made.

I could make you happy
Make your dreams come true
Nothing that I wouldn’t do
Go to the ends
Of the Earth for you
To make you feel my love

Melody Fury Wedding Photo at Reception

We danced the night away

 

We’d like to thank our friends and family that made 11.11.11. a seamless and unforgettable night.  We love you all so very much.

The talented photographer is Jason of Table 4 Weddings. I snuck these from his facebook page and can’t wait to see the rest of them :)

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  • http://linda.curious-notions.net Linda

    Congratulations!! You look beautiful.

    - Linda (http://girleatsworld.curious-notions.net)

  • http://www.xaieatsalot.com Xai Losito

    so beautiful! congratulations!!!

  • http://www.whatlittlethings.com Samantha Bangayan

    Congrats, Mel!! =) The shots are amazing and what a perfect day to choose. =)

  • Saltyseattle

    Yay! You are so beautiful & you both look very much in love. Congratulations, gorgeous.

  • http://www.gourmetfury.com/ Melody Fury

    Thank you so much, Linda! We are head over heels :) We’ll come visit Seattle soon.

  • Ngoc N

    Congratulations! Those bouquets, so unique. Makes me jealous I didn’t think of it myself. haha. Fits perfectly for you guys.

  • Wasabiprime

    Congrats, congrats, congrats! Beautiful photos. A wonderful way to start a lovely life together.

  • lisaiscooking

    Congratulations! Beautiful photos, and what a fantastic bouquet.

  • Annika

    Congrats!! Looks like you had a beautiful day!

  • Victoria

    Congratulations, Mel! Wish I could’ve been there. xoxo

  • Dawn

    Congratulations Melody! what a wonderful way to start your married life together – best wishes for a joyful, prosperous, magical life together. Dawn

  • http://michaelkwan.com Michael Kwan

    Congrats and welcome to the club! You got 11.11.11 and we had 01.10.11. Gotta love the geeky binary implications. ;)

  • Anonymous

    Congrats Melody!

  • CookinCanuck

    Congratulations, Mel!  I am so happy that your wedding day was everything you imagined.  You look gorgeous and those wedding bouquets are amazing.  I can’t wait to read about the food, of course.

  • Anonymous

    I’m so happy for you. You guys are the cutest couple, ever. :) 
    Congratulations to both of you!

  • http://twitter.com/EverydayShopper G.Lee

    Gorgeous!!

  • http://www.adrinkerspeace.com Marc

    Congratulations Melody. All the best wishes to yourself and Pete!

  • http://www.gourmetfury.com/ Melody Fury

    Thanks, Marc :) I’m glad you got to meet Pete over cocktails.

  • FreeSpiritEater

    Congratulations to you both! Looks like you had a dream wedding. You look absolutely stunning in your wedding dress. I love that you encouraged your guests to cook with the vegetables you used, what a great idea. Once again Congratulations, I wish you both a never ending happy and healthy marriage. =]

  • http://profiles.google.com/frankmzhao Frank Zhao

    congratulations! nice set of photos.

  • http://twitter.com/ThatsZoGood Zoe Levine

    congrats!! i love how your bouquets incorporate food!!

  • http://www.gourmetfury.com/ Melody Fury

    Thank you so much, darling :) We ate it for dinner a few nights later.

  • http://twitter.com/culinarypirate Katie Machol

    Gorgeous! I’m stealing your bouquet idea!

  • http://www.gourmetfury.com/ Melody Fury

    Absolutely! Please let me see them when you get some photos :) would love to see your version!

  • bryanfroster

    Bouquets are looking pretty much interesting! I have heard
    about beach area, open yard and so many others but never a hilly zone as marriages
    spot!! It’s a very exclusive idea. Thanks for a lovely sharing.

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