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Munaluchi Bride Magazine: A Cheerful Fall Affair! Victoria & Cheta’s Charming Maryland Wedding

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Happy Wednesday – hump day has never looked so colourful than in our weekly wedding feature with Munaluchi Bride Magazine!

For those in North America, Asia and Europe fall is officially here! Nature’s colours are changing – rich tones of orange and yellow surround us. Cheta and Victoria’s wedding was this time last year and the couple used these hues – with a burst of pink, as their official wedding colours.

Enjoy their beautiful wedding – they look so in love! We wish the couple a fruitful and blessed life together.

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Bride: Victoria Tasie
Groom: Cheta Azubuike
Wedding Date: September 7, 2012

Planning!
From the bride Victoria
The planning process was fun but at the same time challenging . Our color theme was pink and orange with a touch of mustard yellow, because of how beautifully the colors blend. The most challenging part of the planning process was picking the right vendors that we could relate to and that were cost effective at the same time. The first step was to get the right reception venue that we both loved. Our style is generally contemporary. However, we went for a reception venue that was a little different. It has character and would be described as a beautiful venue with history and charm built in 1820 located in the midst of major quality antique centers, artist studios and craft galleries. Everything else began to fall into place once the hall was selected.

Culture
We did incorporate culture as we are from Nigeria, West Africa. We had Aso-ebi, where the bride’s friends wear outfits sewn from ankara material to support the couple. The bride also made corsages from the same material for her chief hostesses to pin on any part of there color selected outfit. During the reception we had the breaking of kola nut which signifies paying respect to our elders and welcoming our guest in the Igbo culture. To inculcate part of our heritage during our wedding we changed into traditional outfits and accessories during the wedding reception.

See more beautiful photos and moments on the Munaluchi Bride website: https://munaluchibridal.com/?p=35074

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Vendors:
• Wedding dress: David’s Bridal
• Bridesmaid dresses: Debratas designs www.debratas.com
• Groom and groomsmen suits: Zara
• Hair: Ebere Onuoha
• Makeup:Iloveyourglow (Glow Events Management)
• Ceremony location: St John’s episcopal Church, Ellicott city, MD www.stjohnsec.org
• Reception location: The great room at Savage mill in Savage, MD www.savagemill.com
• Catering services: Putting on the ritz, Laurel, MD www.puttingontheritz.com
• Food: Queensway foods in Riverdale park, MD www.queenswayfood.com
• Photography: Skytouche photos www.skytouchephotos.com
• Videography: Rubic house LLC www.rubichouse.com
• Florist: Black Eye Susan in Gambrills, MD www.theblackeyedsusan.com
• Cake: Cakesplus, Laurel, MD www.cakesplus.com
• Event designer: Decor by Anthonia, Philadelphia, PA
• Wedding DJ: PI entertainment, Bowie, MD

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26 Comments

  1. Eve82

    September 25, 2013 at 6:34 am

    HappY Married Life Vikkie Tas!

  2. kelvin

    September 25, 2013 at 6:35 am

    Hmm. This just to real to be true. What a wedding! I love this. Congrates.

  3. That African Chic

    September 25, 2013 at 6:40 am

    Cute cute cute…the bride looks like Rita Dominic in some shots. Happy married life to the couple.
    lifeofanafricanimmigrant.blogspot.com

  4. I Rock

    September 25, 2013 at 7:21 am

    Lovely wedding. I pray that God will shower the both of you with all the blessings that come with marriage, amen.

  5. I wish

    September 25, 2013 at 7:23 am

    Congrats again Cheta!

  6. Hausa Girl in Texas

    September 25, 2013 at 7:27 am

    May your MARRIAGE be more joyful and filled with
    Happiness far more than your WEDDING.

  7. dupsy

    September 25, 2013 at 7:54 am

    lovely

  8. Modella

    September 25, 2013 at 7:56 am

    Nice

  9. Fashionbabe

    September 25, 2013 at 8:11 am

    HML

  10. eniola

    September 25, 2013 at 8:22 am

    Bless them.

  11. Stephanie

    September 25, 2013 at 9:25 am

    The wedding is soo colorful.cool wedding
    blogsvila.blogspot.com

  12. smashingM

    September 25, 2013 at 10:28 am

    Congrats. God bless your home

  13. Eugenia

    September 25, 2013 at 10:40 am

    congrats

  14. i no send

    September 25, 2013 at 12:20 pm

    is this prof tasies daughter?

  15. fashionandstylepolice

    September 25, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    Lovely pictures. Congrats to them.

  16. kenora

    September 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    HML .

  17. jcsgrl

    September 25, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    Aww yah1 Cheta…soo happy for you and beautiful bride. Very fun wedding too…I see ma Enugu peeps representing

  18. cleo briggs

    September 25, 2013 at 4:15 pm

    They been together so long they already look alike….Love it!

  19. Chigbo

    September 25, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    They fit each other……..it’s pure and natural, no pretense or forcing. God bless

  20. MoD

    September 25, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    THE CAKE!!!!!

    • jennietobbie

      September 26, 2013 at 12:29 am

      !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YES

  21. fiesty chic

    September 25, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    O my God!!! this is a friend I lost contact with for years. Congrat Cheta. wishing you marital bliss.

  22. loveth .O

    September 26, 2013 at 10:08 am

    i love the cake. HML

  23. holla

    September 26, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    lovely cake u have there,HML

  24. Victoria and Cheta

    September 27, 2013 at 12:43 am

    We had an awesome time during our wedding, we could not
    have asked for a better day. Thanks for featuring us on your
    website and sharing a piece of the beginning of the rest of our
    lives with everyone.

  25. Victoria and Cheta

    September 27, 2013 at 12:44 am

    Thanks so much everyone for your lovely comments.
    🙂

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