J’s Quinceañera Reception in Holland’s Baker Lofts and Kollen Park


“A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous… full of beauty and forever beautiful… loving and caring and truly amazing.” – Deanna Beisser


It was J’s special day, and the backdrop for the quinceañera (or quince, for short) reception was nothing short of perfect. (If you missed part one of J’s quince blog, click here to check it out!)

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The damas and chambelanes came in, followed by the princess of the day!

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Then they all settled down at the head table… and grabbed their phones. These are teens, after all!

quinceanera quince party cell phones head tableNext came the traditional choreographed quince party dance – they did a gorgeous job, and had a blast while doing it!

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Some speeches recognizing the important people in J’s life…

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…and then the piñata – a staple at any Hispanic birthday, including, of course, a sweet 15 quince. 🙂

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Watch out!

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Every quince party needs some cake… and a cell phone close by… 😉

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And kids with candy ready to rock the dance floor!

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To finish off the formal reception, there was one last dance with her daddy, her abuelo, and all those uncles. 🙂

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Happy Happy Sweet 15 quince, J! Thanks for allowing me to capture your night!!

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