Maritza and Matt celebrated their beautiful spring Boston Public Library wedding right in the heart of Copley Square. From their first look in the Boston Public Garden to the church wedding ceremony to the evening reception, this bride and groom didn’t have to travel more than a few blocks to get everything they wanted for their spring wedding.

Maritza and her bridal party started their day at Maritza’s parent’s home. The bride wore an elegant strapless gown with a sheer lace top, while her bridesmaids donned classic black dresses with a special pale champagne dress for the maid of honor. Matt and his groomsmen spent their morning at the couple’s house in Boston, just a short walk away from downtown. The bride and groom met in the Boston Public Garden for their first look, and we stayed outside for formal photos with the couple and with their wedding party. We loved Maritza’s bright and colorful bouquet, arranged with a mix of purple and white flowers — a wonderful pop of color to contrast with her white wedding gown. We made a stop at the Boston Public Library for a few more formal photos with Maritza and Matt before it was time for the ceremony.

It was a quick walk the Old South Church, which is right across the street from the Boston Public Library in Copley Square. The couple said their I do’s in a traditional Episcopalian wedding ceremony, in one of Boston’s oldest and most iconic historic churches. The newlyweds greeted their guests in a receiving line after the ceremony, and we made the short walk across the street back to the Boston Public Library to start the celebration.

While guests enjoyed cocktails in the Boston Public Library’s Guastavino Room, we took Maritza and Matt around the venue for a few more formal photos before the reception began. Bates Hall was transformed for dinner, with gorgeous rose bouquets full of spring colors on every table. Red, yellow, pink, purple and classic white flowers filled the room, with simple white runners and linens to compliment the wooden tables. Before guests were invited into Bates Hall for dinner, they enjoyed a traditional Armenian line dance and welcome toast in the Abbey Room. After dinner it was back to the Abbey Room for more dancing, desserts, and a night of celebration with the happy newlyweds.

Special thanks to Maritza and Matt for including us in your spring Boston Public Library wedding day, and to the entire team at the Catered Affair and Jodi Raphael Events for a gorgeous evening!

Vendors | Planner: Jodi Raphael Events; Rentals: Be Our Guest, Inc; Flowers: The Original Touch – Carol Silverston; Entertainment: Kahootz; Venue and Catering: The Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library; Lighting: Event Illuminations; 2nd Photographer: Ken Marcou