The day's decor was inspired by the site, a bird sanctuary that included robin's-egg blue, pale green and brown, and incorporated bird figurines and feathers. Tiffany's brother and mother escorted her down the aisle, where Tiffany placed a flower from her bouquet on the seat beside her mother's, in honor of her late father. A dear friend of John's officiated at the ceremony. In keeping with the wedding's theme, Tiffany's friend read an Emily Dickinson poem "'Hope' Is a Thing With Feathers."

A bird sanctuary sets the scene for this couple's magical affair

The day's decor was inspired by the site, a bird sanctuary that included robin's-egg blue, pale green and brown, and incorporated bird figurines and feathers. Tiffany's brother and mother escorted her down the aisle, where Tiffany placed a flower from her bouquet on the seat beside her mother's, in honor of her late father. A dear friend of John's officiated at the ceremony. In keeping with the wedding's theme, Tiffany's friend read an Emily Dickinson poem "'Hope' Is a Thing With Feathers."

Custom dressmaker Ericka Engelman of Designs by Ericka in Carmel, CA, used elements from several gowns Tiffany had seen in magazines to create the perfect dress: an ivory satin strapless gown with pleated trim and a pale-green double-faced satin train and fabric rosette at the back. Engelman also made her elbow-length veil. Sapphire-and-diamond earrings, a gift from Tiffany's mother, dangled from her ears.

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