Dubsdread Real Weddings – Delia Blaise Figura and Phillip Edwards

Dubsdread Catering Real Wedding at The Highland Manor

Real Weddings – Delia Blaise Figura and Phillip Edwards

At Dubsdread Catering we love being dedicated members of the team that makes your big day your best day. While we are masters at the planning and executing the behind-the-scenes work, we know our clients have their own unique perspective on their event. We thank recent client Delia Blaise Figura for graciously sharing her experience to benefit others.

BRIDE AND GROOM: Delia Blaise Figura and Phillip Edwards
WEDDING DATE: January 2, 2021
VENUE: The Highland Manor
EVENT COORDINATOR: Bony Bailey-Finck, Senior Wedding & Event Coordinator 

PHOTOGRAPHY: Rachel Doyle Photography https://www.racheldoylephotography.com/
Read more about Rachel Doyle Photography- Dubsdread Vendor Spotlight: https://www.dubsdreadcatering.com/article-detail/post_detail/orlando-wedding-photographer-rachel-doyle?search=Rachel%20Doyle&search_param=search

DJ: Our DJ Rocks https://ourdjrocks.com/

Read more about Our DJ Rocks – Dubsdread Vendor Spotlight: https://www.dubsdreadcatering.com/article-detail/post_detail/orlando-wedding-dj-our-dj-rocks?search=Our%20DJ%20Rocks&search_param=search

VIDEO: Pineapple Films + Live Stream https://pineapplefilms.com/
HAIR & MAKEUP: Bella con Stile’ Beauty Makeup and Hair Artistry http://www.bcsmakeup.com/
CAKE/DESSERT: Sweet Miss V’s https://www.sweetmissvs.com/


How/where did you get engaged?

We got engaged in Central Park in New York City on the Bow Bridge right before Thanksgiving. We were in New York for the holidays to visit with family.

What are you most excited about for your wedding day?

Other than the whole getting married part, I think we are looking forward to the first look and our first dance as a married couple.

What aspect are you excited to plan the most? (ceremony, food & beverages, photographer, DJ)

We are most excited about planning the ceremony. The important part where we agree to love, honor, and cherish each other.


How do you feel the planning is going?

Planning is going well. What has been a bit stressful is that we were planning on 100 guests for our wedding, but we may have to limit it based on COVID protocols and it’s nerve wracking to have these different lists and numbers, which affects so many other things.

What have you found to be more difficult than you expected?

It’s just very hard to plan for tables and decorations without knowing whether we’ll be hosting 10 or 100 guests. Other than the guest list, picking music has been more difficult than we expected.

What has been more fun about the process than you expected?

The meeting at the venue was more fun than expected. I was able to bring my parents to show them around and Bonny really put my mind at ease. I considered myself a pretty calm bride but COVID concerns have thrown my usual chill demeanor to the other side of the room!


What was the best, most memorable part of your big day?

The first look was even better than I expected. The anticipation, the quiet moment together, it was wonderful.

If you could change one or two things about your event, what would they be?

I would have added another hour, or maybe even two hours, for pre-wedding photography. I would like to have more action shots, getting ready shots, and group shots to capture those special moments.

Is there any advice you would give other couples planning their event that you wish someone had told you?

One thing I did that worked exceptionally well, was I extended the makeup artist’s time so she could do touchups right up to the ceremony, which was so helpful. I wish I had added another hour though, so that she could have done touch ups for our first dance photos as well. Also, the whole day goes by WAY too fast so be sure to take time together to have special moments you’ll remember and breathe it all in.


Photos courtesy of the bride and  Rachel Doyle Photography

When you book a wedding with Dubsdread Catering at one of our exclusive venues, we provide wedding coordination at no additional charge. Our coordinators become dedicated members of your team bringing experience and expertise to help you execute your vision. Contact them today via our Contact Us page to make our team your team in making your dreams come true. 

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