Amber was sweet as could be… super sweet… but her plans were all over the place and a disaster.
She wanted a wedding that was ‘love’ and ‘peace’, and loved sunflowers, and wanted buddhas, and she wanted it to be Zen and…..
I literally laughed, going, “This girl’s a mess” but she’s a lovely, sweet, and a kind human being. And the one thing that I asked her because I was just so confused was, “So, Amber, what’s your favorite color?” And she said, “Oh my God, I love red.” She had red on, she had red jewelry when I met her and she had red things on her table. And I said, “Red? That’s really interesting. You do know that colors evoke emotion?” Like, you know, with certain colors of your house–when you walk into a room, it makes you react and feel a certain way. So I told her, red is fire and it’s fierce. It’s energetic and makes you just feel like you have a lot of energy.
Long story short, this is my bride who I literally took everything on her table and threw it out because it made no sense. I took red and every single thing about her wedding was red–monochromatic red everywhere. Her bridesmaids were adorable girls and I changed their dresses into beautiful red evening wear. I changed my bride’s dress out of a dress she thought she would wear into a dress where the accent was red. And then for the reception I had her in a short, sexy red dress with red shoes and red jewelry.
Her party, which to me was a great way to say, as the last episode of the season, is that it’s my nod toward the question everybody asks: “What do you see as the future trends for weddings in 2012 and 2013?” I’ve gone on the record before and I go on the record again with this episode that I see bold, vivid, strong colors for weddings in the next two years. In fact I see red as the hot color being used.
With Amber’s wedding, she had red tables, red chairs, red linens, red flowers, a red dance floor, red lighting. Everywhere you turned, it was red. But in such a sexy, elegant way that you literally felt the energy of the room.
My Experience on My Fair Wedding
My name is Amber Sproling; I’m 25 years old and I work in Communications. I watched My Fair Wedding a couple of times and thought it would be so amazing to get my wedding done by David Tutera. I went to the website and looked if they were casting, which they were in Los Angeles – just my luck! I asked my fiance if he wanted to do it and he thought it was a great idea. We applied and waited. I went on a mini vaca with my fiance to Sedona, and while there we saw a wishing well, so we exchanged pennies and made our wishes. 10 minutes later the show called to say I’d been picked! My wish came true!
Meeting David Tutera and having the whole My Fair Wedding crew in my house was so surreal. I felt like I was in a dream! David was sitting on my couch and asking me questions, and I was thinking, “This cant be real, well here we go: cameras, lights and action!” The process was fun, scary, nerve racking, and unique. I had so many ideas for my wedding. I wanted peace signs and for each table to have a theme of its own. I wanted a photo booth so people can have a piece of my wedding and for my Dog to be the ring bearer.
I was so nervous to hang with David but he was really sweet and tried to make me at ease. David made me laugh, and also cry and open up. He is such a dynamic person. The whole My Fair Wedding crew was like a dream; they all made me feel like part of their family, made me laugh and boosted my confidence. No words can say how thankful I am to the crew for they made my experience! The hardest part of doing the show was talking into the camera. I am not an actress so I really didn’t know what to say but they told me I did great, which eased my nerves. My mom was really excited and overjoyed for Craig and I. I do wish she could have been there with me to try on my wedding dress. I know she was sad to have missed that but we were just so excited and thankful to be chosen for the show.
I didn’t show it but when David told me he was painting my dress RED, I was freaking out!!! I still had faith that David wouldn’t have me looking crazy on my wedding day, but I was still a little scared. When it came to letting go of control of the wedding, I had difficulty because its one of the most important days of my life and I was in the dark up until the day of. I didn’t know if i was going to be walking down the aisle in red or white.
I LOVE the painting! It hangs in my living room and I could never have imagined something like that. I had a wonderful time getting my make up done by Bobby Joy, she was so much fun and I loved her. After all that my wedding was beautiful and filled with RED! I loved the band; I loved my dress, and the food. I wish it was longer because I had so much fun and that’s what its all about. The memories I have of David Tutera giving me his star treatment for my wedding will stay with me for the rest of my life.
Thank you David Tutera and My Fair Wedding giving me an amazing and unforgettable wedding!