Sara & David
After meeting at a family wedding, this couple tied the knot in an elegant fall ceremony.Sara and David on their wedding day on September 22, 2012. All photographs by Katelyn James Photography.
Sara Borsari, an intensive-care unit nurse, didn’t catch the bouquet on her cousin’s wedding day—but she met David Nutt, the groom’s brother, regardless, and sparks flew. After a 13-month relationship, David, a physical therapist, surprised Sara with a Christmas Day proposal at the National Cathedral. Ten months later, a classic wedding, complete with monogram details and a surprise performance by a bagpiper, followed in Virginia.
Photographer: Katelyn James Photography
Wedding Ceremony: The Falls Church
Wedding Reception/Caterer: Washington Golf and Country Club
Bride’s Gown: James Clifford
Hair/Makeup: Ali, Wear Hair & Makeup
Bridesmaid Dresses: Alfred Sung
Groom’s Tux: Brooks Brothers
Cake: Alex Beall
Videographer: Brad Bennett, Shaking Hands Productions
Music/Entertainment: Big Ray and the Kool Kats
First Dance Song: “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
Invitations: William Arthur
Calligrapher: Michele Fritz, Meant to Be Calligraphy
Monograms: Regina Cassidy, It Takes a Stitch Custom Embroidery
Bride’s Favorite Wedding Detail: “Hard to pick just one. The necklace my husband gave me, the veil my mom made, and our band!”
Biggest Surprise of the Wedding: The bride and her family surprised the groom with a bagpiper to welcome guests at the church and the reception. The groom also plays the bagpipes.
Decor Details: “My bridesmaids helped fold all the napkins into bow shapes, and we tied them with a piece of navy blue grosgrain ribbon so they looked like bow ties on the plates,” says the bride.
Wedding Favors: Donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Multiple Sclerosis Society
Four Words That Describe the Wedding: Classic, sweet, romantic, fun
Honeymoon Spot: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Where They Currently Live: Outside Philadelphia, PA
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