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Disney Wedding Cake Animation Image Mapping

posted on October 1st, 2014 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


We recently unveiled new technology at our Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Showcase this past Saturday- and I couldn’t wait to share it with you! A wedding cake is probably the most significant confection you’ll ever eat (and buy) – so why not turn it into a living piece of art? With imagery that scrolls over icing like a mini movie, Walt Disney World Resort wedding cakes can now be transformed with fully customizable image mapping projection technology. Whether you want to showcase a photo slideshow, home video or your favorite quote fondant is refashioned into an enchanted canvas that is sure to impress. But don’t take it from me, check out the video below and see for yourself.

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Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Unveils Elsa-Inspired Wedding Dress

posted on September 24th, 2014 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


It’s time to “Let It Go” … down the aisle! We’ve teamed up with Alfred Angelo to create an Elsa-inspired bridal gown as part of the 2015 Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo bridal collection – and I couldn’t wait to share a sneak peek with you!

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This high-fashion, conceptual sketch is an interpretation of Elsa’s signature “Snow Queen” dress featured in Disney’s “Frozen.” The ice blue softly flared sheath gown has been dramatically beaded to glisten like sunlight on fresh fallen snow and boasts a sweetheart neckline and dramatic Watteau train (a classic style that drapes from the shoulders to the floor). The gown will be available starting January 2015 at Alfred Angelo stores nationwide and specialty retailers worldwide.

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Sweet! It’s National Cake Day at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on November 26th, 2013 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


Happy National Cake Day! I’m a bit of a cake cheerleader – my theory has always been that it’s somebody’s wedding somewhere so it’s my duty to help them celebrate. I think my fondness for the sweet treat has grown because I’ve seen the behind the scenes love that goes into creating a cake and how the finished product brings people together. It’s really not about the dessert at all – it’s about celebrating a milestone, birthday, promotion or the blending of two families.

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In honor of today’s “holiday”, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite masterpieces created by our talented bakery teams. They are truly masters of their craft and have created everything from cupcake towers to over-the-top elaborate statement pieces costing well over $10,000. In fact, the team at Walt Disney World Resort goes through about 19,000 pounds of buttercream frosting and 1,200 quarts of fruit puree every year!

Can’t get enough cake? Pop on over to Ever After (we feature a new cake every Wednesday) or check out our brand-new cake gallery.

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Disney ‘Dress’-piration at Bridal Fashion Week

posted on October 14th, 2013 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


Bridal Market is one of my favorite times of the year – New York City is invaded with heaps of tulle, an abundance of statement jewelry and a whole lot of sparkle. It also happens to be a chance for us to unveil our newest gowns as part of the Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo Collection. So without further ado let’s let the runway do the talking!

Want even more inspiration? Check out our new Bridal Boutique for the latest styles and looks.


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Summer Is in the Air at Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings

posted on May 14th, 2013 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


June has always been a big wedding month. I remember attending more than my fair share of June weddings growing up. The weather is pretty, the sun is shining and there are vacations aplenty. In anticipation for a summer chock-full of wedding events, I’m sharing this fun-loving video of a couple who had a very special Bridal Portrait Session at Magic Kingdom Park. It doesn’t get more romantic than that!

 
For more information about Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Bridal Portrait Sessions, be sure to check out our website or follow us on Facebook.

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Renew Vows with Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings at Disneyland Park

posted on May 2nd, 2013 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


We had the pleasure of working with Mariah Carey on the vision for her vow renewal for almost a year, and like most brides, she wanted to feel like a princess on her big day. We couldn’t think of a better place to commemorate five years of wedded bliss – and Roc and Roe’s second birthday – than at Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland park. It doesn’t get much more royal than that!

The evening started with a birthday party at Fantasy Faire fit for a mini prince and princess where guests were served everything from ‘mocktails’ to cotton candy. And of course no birthday is complete without cupcakes and a happy birthday serenade.
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After the celebration, guests moved over to Sleeping Beauty Castle where the forecourt was dripping in 10,000 crystals and over 15,000 blooms imported from Holland, South America and France. Mariah arrived in regal style accompanied by her daughter Monroe in the Crystal Coach where they were met by Nick and Roc clad in matching Prince Charming outfits.

The reception was filled with toasts, a few rides on attractions and Nick spinning as the DJ. It’s safe to say this after-hours private event was straight out of a fairy tale and filled with love.

From all of us here at Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons, congratulations Mariah, Nick, Roc and Roe!

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A Proposal in Perfect Harmony at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on February 13th, 2013 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


I love love. I love butterflies in your stomach, a commitment on your left ring finger and celebrating that ineffable feeling of affection. So much, in fact, that Valentine’s Day just may be my favorite holiday.
A Proposal in Perfect Harmony at Walt Disney World Resort

You can imagine my delight when we were approached by Ed, a Disney Performing Arts Marching Band Assistant, who nervously asked if Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings could help pull off the proposal of a lifetime for his girlfriend Rachel – during True Love Week, no less. He had us at hello.

After speaking with Ed, having the The Raider Marching Band included in this moment seemed like a no-brainer. With the help of a few very talented high school students and the ballad “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” Ed’s dream quickly took flight.

 
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your best friend, significant other or brand-new fiancée, may it be filled with love and romance!

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Disney ‘Newsies’ Star Corey Cott Honeymoons at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on January 14th, 2013 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


Broadway actor Corey Cott recently took a break from his lead role as Jack Kelly in Disney ‘Newsies’ to celebrate his nuptials to wife Meghan with a land and sea honeymoon aboard Disney Cruise Line and at Walt Disney World Resort. On their first date, Corey and Meghan quickly realized the passion they both shared for Disney, so a Disney’s Fairy Tale Honeymoon seemed like the perfect way to start their happily-ever-after.
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Asked to describe their honeymoon in just one word, Meghan declared it “magical.”
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Congratulations, newlyweds! From all of us here at Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons, we wish you every happiness.

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‘Sole’ Mates Renew Vows at Walt Disney World Marathon

posted on January 12th, 2013 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


There’s nothing I love more than a vow renewal – it’s a romantic reaffirmation of love after years of history together that often becomes a family affair. It’s the ultimate celebration to remind you that your better half has been alongside you through both thick and thin.

Nearly 10 years ago today, Wendie and Sean Cheyney said “I do” in the middle of the Walt Disney World Marathon at mile 10.5 – right in front of Cinderella Castle. And today, I’m delighted to share that they’re doing it all over again.

Whether you ran today’s race with your one true love, kindred spirit or friends and family congratulations to a job well done!

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Disney Weddings Unveils 2013 Collection at Bridal Fashion Week

posted on October 15th, 2012 by Korri McFann, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development Director, Weddings & Honeymoons


Bridal Fashion Week is one of my absolute favorite times of the year – it’s when the seasons start to change and the entire industry comes together to celebrate tulle, beading and a whole lot of sparkle. And this year was no exception, as we unveiled two new Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings gown collections by Alfred Angelo this past Friday. The Cinderella Diamond Collection stole the show with its five blue-hued gowns created in honor of the re-release of the animated classic earlier this year. They’re the perfect “something blue” for the modern bride. Front row seats are typically hard to come by during fashion week, but today I’m giving you an all access pass to see behind the scenes, on the runway and what it takes to pull off a fabulous event.

For more information on the Cinderella Diamond Collection, be sure to visit our Facebook page.

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