On a day as beautiful as their love story, Michelle and Stefano exchanged vows in an unforgettable ceremony on February 18, 2023. Nestled in the heart of Orlando, Florida, the enchanting Cypress Grove Estate served as the perfect backdrop for their romantic, simple yet modern wedding.
Their journey towards this day began with a surprise proposal orchestrated by Stefano, who proved that love knows no distance. On June 11, 2022, he woke up at 4 am to drive nearly four hours from Holiday, FL, to Jupiter Beach – a place close to Michelle’s heart. He surprised her during what she thought was a casual beach walk with her best friends, Alexis and Kelli. Dressed in yoga pants, ponytail, sneakers, and sans makeup, Michelle found Stefano instead, standing on the beach, arms waving in the air. The sight of him going down on one knee amidst the tranquility of the water brought a whirlwind of emotions, but she found the words to say YES!
Fast forward to their wedding day, every element reflected their personal style – classic, elegant, and timeless. The palette of black and white with accents of gold added a touch of grandeur to the simplicity of their celebration.
Michelle began her day at the Cypress Grove Estate House, surrounded by love, laughter, and champagne toasts with her bridesmaids. The anticipation built up to a heartfelt first look shared between the couple, a moment that encapsulated the depth of their love and commitment.
As the sun began to set, they exchanged vows under the Florida sky, witnessed by their closest family and friends. The ceremony was a beautiful blend of tradition and personal touches, mirroring their unique love story.
The celebrations continued into the night, where guests were treated to an evening of fine dining, heartfelt speeches, and a dance floor that was never empty. Michelle and Stefano made sure their loved ones felt as much a part of their special day as they did, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
From the surprise proposal on Jupiter Beach to the unforgettable wedding at Cypress Grove Estate, Michelle and Stefano’s journey is a testament to the power of love. Their story reminds us that love isn’t just grand gestures and big moments, but the simple, everyday acts that bring people closer together.
As they embark on this new chapter of their lives, we wish them a lifetime filled with love, laughter, and countless beach walks. Here’s to Michelle and Stefano, a couple whose love story is as timeless and elegant as their wedding day.
The Perfect Team:
Photography – Casie Marie Photography
Venue – Cypress Grove Estate
Planning/Coordination – Plan It! Events
HAMU Artist – LeJeune Artistry
Florist – In Bloom Florist
DJ – Orlando DJ Group
Wedding Gown – Bridal Gallery of Orlando
Reception Rentals – Event Effects
Catering – Big City Catering