Katie Jones and John Templeton Wed in Dreamy Day, Filled With Whimsical Touches

For her wedding to John Templeton on March 30, 2019, Katie Jones didn’t want just one color—she wanted them all. She also wanted magical moments throughout. So, Pop Parties’ Molly Rasmussen created something unforgettable for the couple’s 300 guests. The reception featured whimsical touches, splashy florals, twinkle lights—and a unicorn with a fairy. “The whole wedding,” says Molly, “was designed to have guests ask, ‘Did we just dream about that party?’” But the evening was not without sentiment: The groom’s mom, paralyzed in a swimming accident years prior, learned choreography so she and her son could share a dance. As Molly recalls, “There wasn’t a dry eye in the room.”

Just Dessert

Fancy Cakes by Lauren designed the watercolor cake to match the invitation suite.

One of a Kind

The invitations’ custom, handpainted artwork ensured that no two invites were the same.

Shake, Shake, Shake

Partygoers were treated to custom maracas made into moons, stars, and even replicas of the bride and groom and their two dogs.

Flower Power

The floral design on the custom dance floor mimicked the artwork on the invitations.

Practical Magic

In keeping with the reception’s dreamlike theme, Lark the unicorn helped pass out late-night snacks and dance-floor props.

In the Red

The couple’s getaway car—a ruby-red vintage Cadillac convertible—was chosen for its vibrant color.


  • Ceremony Site

    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

  • Photographer

    Sarah Kate, Photographer

  • Bridal Gown Retailer

    A&Bé Bridal Shop

  • Hair & Makeup

    Stephanie Nelson Makeup & Hair

  • Groom's Attire

    Culwell & Son

  • Bridesmaids' Dresses Retailer

    Bella Bridesmaids

  • Mother of the Groom Attire

    Patti Flowers

  • Reception Site

    Templeton home

  • Flowers

    David Kimmel Design

  • Stationery

    Momental Designs; Printing with Pizazz

  • Cakes

    Fancy Cakes by Lauren

  • Catering

    Wolfgang Puck Catering

  • Music

    The Project Band

  • Lighting

    Absolute Entertainment

  • Videographer

    Robert Cawthorne Wedding Films

  • Wedding Rentals

    POSH Couture Rentals; Bella Accento; BBJ Linens; La Tavola Fine Linen Rentals; DFW Dance Floors; Belle Decor

  • Wedding Planner

    Pop Parties

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