Badal Patel

Born in the US, dreaming of India.
Design & Lifestyle through the eyes of a first-generation South Asian.

Our Wedding Day

Our Wedding Day

Finally. The day had come. The moment we had been planning for, and I had so many mixed emotions. I remember waking up feeling scared, nervous, and anxious. My stomach felt like a giant knot while I was getting ready but the second I saw Jai that knot disappeared. I saw his face and everything faded away. With a hug, the painful planning and stress vanished and I felt like myself again. We didn't have to say a single word because we knew what we felt was stronger than any words we could possibly say. 

Here are the moments, the details, the emotions—perfectly captured to highlight our day. 

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I have learned so much from this whole process. No one can really prepare you for it. Trying to fuse Indian & American was not as successful as I would've wanted it, but hindsight is 50/50... so stay tuned for the next post titled, 'Things I Would've Done Differently'. It'll be a long one ;)

This day would not have been possible without the help of our family, friends, and wonderful vendors that made it happen.

Photography: Dacia & Jess Eager Hearts Photography & Co.
Venue: Chubb Conference Center, Lafayette Hill, PA
Decorations & Flowers: Ravi Verma
Hair & Makeup: Diana ONLO
Cake & Mini Cupcakes: Meg Nutmeg
Cake Flowers: Vault+Vine
Wedding Stationery, Signs, & Paper Goods: Yours Truly
Caterer: Rasoi
Videography: Studio Nine
 

Going Against the Grain

Going Against the Grain