Giving their Philadelphia wedding a romantic feel was extremely important to Kijsa Jordan and Richard Phillips. Decor was easy: Kijsa's favorite color is pink, so everything from the bridesmaids' dresses to the bouquets and centerpieces were in delicate, rosy hues. The couple enhanced the romance by adding personalized details (like monogrammed ceremony programs) and time-honored traditions (like not seeing each other before the ceremony). Their romantic vision played out during a traditional church ceremony, followed by a grand reception at the Belle Voir Manor.

A ceremonial broom hop caps off this couple's formal spring ceremony

Giving their Philadelphia wedding a romantic feel was extremely important to Kijsa Jordan and Richard Phillips. Decor was easy: Kijsa's favorite color is pink, so everything from the bridesmaids' dresses to the bouquets and centerpieces were in delicate, rosy hues. The couple enhanced the romance by adding personalized details (like monogrammed ceremony programs) and time-honored traditions (like not seeing each other before the ceremony). Their romantic vision played out during a traditional church ceremony, followed by a grand reception at the Belle Voir Manor.

The newlyweds embrace on the grounds of Belle Voir Manor, a grand, "Camelot-style" mansion on the banks of the Delaware River in Bensalem, PA. In a nod to tradition, they chose not to see each other before the ceremony. "The expression on Richard's face when he first saw me was my favorite part of the entire day," Kijsa says.

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