How I Would Paint Over the Moon Bride Elaina Fagan’s Enchanting Italian Wedding


June 18, 2023

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Let’s prep the proverbial canvas:

A breathtaking Italian villa nestled amidst rolling hills, adorned with blooming flowers and the soft glow of golden sunlight. It was in this idyllic setting that watercolor artist, designer, and Over the Moon bride Elaina Fagan and Wyatt Darden celebrated their love, creating a magical tapestry of cherished moments. Join me on an artistic journey as I reimagine their wedding through the strokes of my brush. Watch how I would capture the essence of their unforgettable day.

The Art of Capturing Emotions and feeling “Over the Moon”

I’ve long been a fan of Rachel Birthistle and team at The Lake Como Wedding Planner. With this celebration, the designs did not disappoint. A brilliant team of Tulipina, Kristin Kilpatrick, watercolors by Elaina, a beautiful villa, Villa d’Este set the inspiration for this joyful celebration.

As an artist, my mission is to breathe life into every brushstroke and evoke the deepest emotions within a painting. Elaina and Wyatt’s love story, featured on Over the Moon, is a tapestry of joy, tenderness, and anticipation. With each stroke, I would weave their story into the watercolor paper, ensuring their love radiates through every brushstroke.

Painting the Perfect Ambiance: A Palette of Colors, Light, and Movement

Imagine the warm Italian sun casting a golden glow upon the sprawling vineyards and terracotta roofs. I carefully select hues that capture the essence of this romantic backdrop. The watercolor palette infused with the same enchanting ambiance that surrounded Elaina and Wyatt on their wedding day. Shades of bright colors and soft pastels would dance together. Thus creating a visual symphony that reflects the ethereal beauty of their celebration.

The Fine Art of Capturing Details: Stroke by Stroke

Elaina’s ethereal lace gown gracefully embraced her figure, while Wyatt exuded timeless elegance in his tailored suit. I paint every intricate detail, from the delicate lace patterns to the ornate floral arrangements using my signature impressionist style.

I would paint the essence of their aesthetic. Give the impression of the whispered vows, the tender moments shared between loved ones. Ensure that their personalities and the uniqueness of their love story shine through.

Over the Moon: Revealing the Wedding Painting Masterpiece

Can you imagine the sheer delight and emotions? Can you picture what would envelop Elaina and Wyatt as they lay eyes upon their finished wedding painting? They would be over the moon. Their painting creates a moment frozen in time. Through this piece they relive their cherished day and feel the love that radiated throughout.

This is the power of art, to transcend time and capture the intangible essence of a moment.

This artistic journey concludes, but I invite you, dear readers, to imagine the beauty that COULD BE. Imagine the love encapsulated within a painting of your own wedding day.

The laughter, the tears, the unforgettable memories — all immortalized on canvas, treasured for a lifetime.

Reach out to me, and together, let us create a masterpiece that will forever commemorate your unique love story.

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Bringing your wedding day to life, thrilling your guests with a show-stopping live wedding painting experience, and creating a timeless keepsake that honors your sacred bond and will warm your heart every time you look at it – it’s what I do best.

Hey, I'm Courtney.

From behind the easel, I serve timeless brides who still embrace the unexpected by creating heirloom painting experiences that are immersive, one-of-a-kind, and thrilling to watch.

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With a slightly abstract Impressionist live painting experience that captures the love and joy of your story, shows off the beauty of your wedding day, and helps everyone who enters your future home to feel your wedding day, you’ll finally have THE THING that makes your wedding day unforgettable.

And your guests? They'll talk about your wedding forever because of the experience you gave them.


Simply put? This is way more than just a wedding painting.