Alees Marie Splendore and Matthew Wayne Wadsworth

The bride and her father arrived at St. Pius X Catholic Church in a white Cinderella carriage that was pulled by two Belgian white horses.



Family:
Anthony and Ranae Splendore;
Wayne and Cheryl Wadsworth

Ceremony:
The bride and her father arrived at St. Pius X Catholic Church (216 Spruce St., Mount Pleasant; 724/547-1911) in a white Cinderella carriage that was pulled by two Belgian white horses (Wolfe Dream Carriage, 218 Grossheim Road, Apollo; 412/848-1080).

Flowers:
Anita Komarny from Mt. Pleasant Floral (208 S. Diamond St., Mount Pleasant; 724/547-2679) combined purple roses, mini calla lilies, alstromeria and wax flowers to create a bountiful bridal bouquet as well as complementing clutches of green orchids, roses and button pompoms for bridesmaids.

Photographer:
John Tereshko of Laurel Mountain Photography (135 Shannon Lane, Ligonier; 888/815-8914, lmpweddings.com) snapped photos.

On the Bride:
Alees wore a diamond white-satin strapless ball gown, accented with metallic embroidery crystals, beads and sequins, designed by Karelina Sposa. When it was time to hit the dance floor, she changed into a short satin dress (both purchased at Mary’s Bride & Formal, 1514 7th Ave., Beaver Falls; 724/846-7303, marysbrideandformals.com).

On the Groom:
Matt wore a formal black tuxedo with a vest and tie from The Tuxedo Room (336 Main St., Latrobe; 724/537-0371).

Reception:
Three hundred guests joined the Splendore and Wadsworth families for a reception at The Willow Room (800 Plaza Drive, Suite 400, Belle Vernon; 724/379-5666, thewillowroom.com). The reception room featured decor in hues of kiwi and purple. Table linens consisted of plum taffeta undercloth with a purple organza topper, embellished with gold sequins in a starburst design (Lendable Linens, 3253-G Old Frankstown Road, Plum Borough; 724/325-5555, lendablelinens.com).

Cake:
The couple and their guests enjoyed a five-tier white cake with strawberry filling from Moio's Italian Pastry Shop (4209 William Penn Highway, Monroeville; 412/372-6700, moios.com) decorated with an eggplant-colored henna design and buttercream icing pearl design.

Music:
DJ Eric Harman (Party-Time Productions; 412/401-5320, partytimeprodj.com) kept everyone dancing all night long—including the bride and her dad, who performed a choreographed dance with props and lighting.