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Metropolitan Elegance at Eastbank Venue | Cedar Rapids

Modern elegance for Kaitlyn and Jake's wedding? Oh yes please. Their wedding venue, Eastbank in Cedar Rapids was decked out in style and gushed moody elegance and sophistication! And the icing on top? We created our signature Studio Bloom garden style floral designs in shades of champagnes, whites, and dusty greenery. The flowers added softness and romance to the crisp clean black and nude color palette.

In the usual 2020 style, this couple so graciously and patiently overcame multiple challenges thrown their way. Because of Covid 19, they were forced to make the difficult decision to postpone their wedding to a later date. And as if a pandemic weren't enough-the derecho-a horrendous "inland hurricane" hit Eastern Iowa on Monday prior to the wedding. Luckily though, their wedding venue was largely spared from the storm; shattered windows at the venue were boarded up and concealed with beautiful draping, and the power came back on a couple days before the wedding. They were able to get married and celebrate with their friends and family. I was so very happy for these two to be able to tie the knot despite all the challenges!

elegant wedding invitation flatlay on a silver tray with flowers and rings

closeup of garden style bridal bouquet in white and blush

bride with mom getting ready for her wedding

bride and flower girl getting ready

petite flower girl corsage of white spray roses by Studio Bloom Iowa

The lush flower palette consisted of garden roses, ranunculus, scabiosa, rice flower, freesia, eucalyptus, and jasmine vine. I absolutely adored her bridal bouquet! It was gorgeous and had an amazing scent.

bride and bridesmaids with Studio Bloom Iowa bridal bouquets

Studio Bloom Iowa bridal bouquet of roses, ranunculus, and jasmine in white and blush

smiling groom getting ready for his wedding

groom with his mom

black tie groom and groomsmen in downtown Cedar Rapids

Black tie bridal party in downtown Cedar Rapids with Studio Bloom Iowa wedding flowers

Studio Bloom Iowa wedding florist bridal bouquet of roses, ranunculus, and jasmine in white and blush

bride and groom with blush and white bridal bouquet by Studio Bloom Iowa

petite cake with flowers and best day ever cake topper

Bride and groom in downtown Cedar Rapids with Studio Bloom Iowa bridal bouquet

Thank you to the wedding vendors:

· Photography: Monroe + Co

· Floral: Studio Bloom

· Bridesmaids Dresses: Vera Wang for David’s Bridal

· Makeup: House of Beauty

· Rentals: Borrow My Vintage


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