A Formal, Whimsical Garden Wedding\\nFor their elegant wedding, high school sweethearts create a New England-style take on A Midsummer Night's Dream.\\n\\"Nick and I wanted our wedding to have a formal yet whimsical feel—something along the lines of *A Midsummer Night's Dream*—plus lots of local and organic elements,\\" says Emily. She wore a Romona Keveza gown from Vows Bridal Outlet in Watertown.\\nHer hair, by Neil Gannon, featured a ribbon headband and vintage brooch.\\nSarracenia, calla lilies, veronica, and freesia bridesmaid bouquets. Floral design by Faxon Green Elegant Floral & Event Design.\\nThe wedding took place at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich.\\nThe ceremony was held on the estate's formal lawn.\\nThe couple's 180 guests were given programs by Bella Figura.\\nAfterwards, guests convened on the patio for cocktails.\\nAt the tented reception, guests were directed to their tables by escort cards resting on a bed of moss; Bella Figura designed the cards, and the calligraphy was by Jan Boyd Calligraphy.\\nThe tables were decorated with a variety of centerpieces, created using locally sourced flowers and plants.\\n\\"Nick and I visited the Boston Flower Market with our florist, and were drawn to really unique elements like onions, artichokes, and cabbages, all of which we used in the décor,\\" says Emily. Dinner featured tamarind-glazed organic chicken and grilled filet of beef with red wine sauce from The Catered Affair.\\nThe wedding cake, also by The Catered Affair, was accompanied by a dessert buffet featuring cheesecake lollipops, parfaits, and other treats was also on offer.\\nThe couple performed their first dance to \\"Crazy Love\\" by Van Morrison. Music was provided by the band Night Rhythm; guests spent the evening dancing to pop and rock tunes and taking snapshots in a photo booth from Luxebooth. In lieu of giving traditional favors, the couple made donations to four of their favorite charities. To close the evening, the band played \\"Domino\\" by Van Morrison. \\"Nick and I busted out some swing moves we'd learned,\\" says Emily. \\"It was excellent.\\"