Jennie Tewell Photography

Jenna Laine Weddings: Megan and Patrick

There was nothing more important to our bride Megan than making sure her wedding was personalized and represented she and her fiancé as a couple and their story, and we loved helping her to create those details. Our personal favorite moment of the day was showing Megan the room before all her guest arrived and bringing happy tears to her eyes.


Tell us your story.

Patrick and I met at a band party at his fraternity house our first year at The Univerisity of Alabama. I had a crush on him the second I met him and all throughout college. We had mutual friends and would see each other out occasionally. During my senior year, I sent a snapchat of “messy fries” to a bunch of people after a night out at the bar. Patrick snapchatted me back and then we started texting. The next day, he asked me if I wanted to meet up with friends at his fraternity house for a cookout then go see a concert in downtown Tuscaloosa. I was so nervous while getting ready for the cookout because I finally was getting to hang out with the guy I had a crush on for 4 years. After only a week, Patrick asked me to be his girlfriend and things have only gotten better since. We now live in Fairhope with our 2 kitties, Oliver and Delilah, and love to take our boat out on the weekends.

What was your favorite part of the planning process?

I loved meeting with the vendors and brainstorming different ideas for our wedding day. I am not very creative so I really relied on Jenna and the vendors to give me ideas on how to make my wedding beautiful and unique. I wanted our wedding day to be traditional but also unique enough that it was memorable for our guests.

What was your vision for your wedding day?

My vision for the wedding was to have a beautiful ceremony with lots of cream roses and once the ceremony was finished, I wanted everyone to have tons of fun and let loose. I have also dreamed of how beautiful I would feel on my wedding day and that dream came true. I felt so beautiful and every single detail about that day was perfect.

What was your favorite detail of your wedding?

I loved how Jenna helped me incorporate The University of Alabama into the wedding without making it tacky. Patrick and I are very proud of the school we went too and we live for Alabama football. We had custom yellow hammer cups to serve the famous yellowhammer drink recipe, “messy fries” (to bring the story full circle), and an exit with game day shakers.


Photographer: Jennie Tewell Photography Band: Trotline Rentals SOHO Events and Rentals Florist: Wildflowers Fairhope Cake Couture Cakes Venue Grand Hotel Makeup Makeup and Hair by Chaney Bridal Gown and Bridesmaids Dresses Bliss Bridal Invitations and Accessories Jenna Laine Weddings Calligraphy Southern Calligraphy

The Premium Bride--Package Details

For those of you just beginning the wedding planning process we thought we would take a few weeks to go over our different packages and services that can help you bring your dream day to fruition. We will start with our Premium Planning Package. 

Clients who choose this package really do get it all; unlimited meetings at your convenience, unlimited emails, and complete management and coverage of all aspects of the wedding AND rehearsal dinner. Your planner will work on all logistics, the over all vision, down to the finite details. The Premium Planning Package includes budget management and monthly step by step to do lists. In short, we are with these brides and often their families for every meeting and decision throughout the engagement and wedding. 

Our design team works hand in hand with you to create a mood board based on your vision, and communicates with each vendor on your behalf to make these plans come to life. We will go with you to the florist to design your bouquets and centerpieces. Help you pick out linens, china, chairs, and furniture at the rental company, and even work with you to pick out your catering and bar menu and favorite cake flavors. All weekend merchandise can be customized with us, from your napkins to your welcome boxes. We will even assemble and deliver these items to the hotels where we have set up room blocks for your guests.

We also offer custom paper design from which Premium Brides are able to create their entire wedding suites. Our team can design your save the dates, invitations, programs, koozies, you name it. Jenna Laine Weddings has an in house graphic designer who can create custom logos and crests for all of your wedding paper and accessories. We can stuff, stamp, seal and send your invitations so that you have one less thing to worry about with your busy schedule! 

When it comes to wedding week we are your right hand gals. We are there to coordinate and run your ceremony rehearsal, set up and break down your rehearsal dinner, and on the wedding day to set up and break down the wedding itself. Your planner and an assistant will be there on site from start to finish, ensuring every vendor is on time and fully equipped to make your event go off without a hitch. They will stay until the end of the evening to ensure your personal items are packed away, leaving you and your family to enjoy the festivities. 

Please let us know if The Premium Planning Package sounds like exactly what you need. We would love to start your planning process today! 

Photo Credit: Dragonfly Photography