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On February 10, 2024, the picturesque setting of the Cinnamon Hill Great House witnessed the union of country music star Ira Dean, former member of country band Trick Pony, and philanthropist and advocate, Jennifer Pairisi in a wedding that epitomized elegance, charm, and a deep connection to musical heritage. The iconic venue, known affectionately as the Johnny Cash House, provided the perfect backdrop for the couple’s special day, steeped in personal history and shared memories.

For Ira Dean, the journey down the aisle at the Cinnamon Hill Great House was not just about committing to a lifetime with his beloved Jennifer but also about revisiting cherished moments from his past. As he stepped into the historic house, memories flooded back of the countless Christmases spent with the

Carter Cash family since the 1990s, cementing his bond with the Cash legacy.

Adding a touch of authenticity to the proceedings, the wedding ceremony was officiated by none other than John Carter Cash, the only child of the legendary Johnny and June. As the son of country music royalty, John Carter Cash brought a sense of tradition and reverence to the occasion.

The atmosphere at the Cinnamon Hill Great House reverberated with the soulful strains of country music, echoing through the hills of Rose Hall much like it did during the four decades when Johnny and June Cash called the estate home. In a heartfelt tribute to the late singer, Ira and Jennifer’s recessional song was none other than the timeless classic “Jackson” by Johnny and June Cash, a fitting nod to the enduring love and legacy of the Cash family.

The ambiance of the wedding was further enhanced by the exquisite décor. The choice of autumn colors lent an air of warmth and sophistication to the outdoor setting. As the ceremony unfolded, the backdrop of hanging roses created a stunning visual effect, framing the couple as they exchanged their vows against the backdrop of the historic estate. The sleek black furniture stood out at the reception, adding a touch of modern elegance to the rustic surroundings.

One couldn’t help but be captivated by

the creative touches that adorned each table. The table numbers, designed as vinyl records, not only paid homage to the couple’s love for music but also added a nostalgic flair to the décor,

transporting guests to a bygone era of classic melodies and timeless romance.

One of the most memorable aspects of the evening was the unique guest book—a white acoustic guitar signed by guests during the cocktail hour. This creative touch not only served as a memento of the celebration but also symbolized the harmony and unity of the couple’s friends and family coming together to celebrate their love.

As the evening unfolded, guests were treated to the authentic aroma of Jamaican coffee beans, a thoughtful gift that filled the air with warmth and fragrance during dinner.

However, the highlight of the evening came when Ira Dean took to the stage to serenade his bride with a heartfelt performance of “Everything,” a song he penned for Jennifer upon their engagement in April 2023. With every note, he poured out his love and devotion, creating a moment that will be etched in their memories forever.

Reflecting on their magical day, Jennifer Pairisi shared that it was indeed a dream come true, a sentiment echoed by all who were fortunate enough to witness the love and joy radiating from the newlyweds.

Inside Ira Dean And Jennifer Pairisi’s Magical Wedding At Cinnamon Hill Great House

A TIMELESS ELEGANCE: Exploring The Enchanting Charm Of The Cinnamon Hill Great House

Nestled amidst the lush landscapes of Rose Hall, Jamaica, lies a hidden gem steeped in history and romance—the Cinnamon Hill Great House. Renowned for its timeless elegance and captivating allure, this historic estate has played host to countless love stories, each one as enchanting as the last.

Originally built in the 18th century, the Cinnamon Hill Great House exudes an old-world charm that transports visitors to a bygone era of grandeur and sophistication. Perched atop a gentle slope, along the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, the house offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and provides the perfect backdrop for couples seeking a picturesque setting for their special day.

What sets the Cinnamon Hill Great House apart as a wedding venue is not just its stunning architecture and scenic beauty, but also its rich cultural heritage. Affectionately known as the Johnny Cash House, the estate holds

a special place in the hearts of music lovers and history enthusiasts alike. It was here that the legendary Johnny and June Cash lived for over four decades, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire generations. For couples looking to infuse their wedding day with a touch of musical magic, the Cinnamon Hill Great House offers an unparalleled experience. From exchanging vows in the historic courtyard to dancing the night away under the starlit sky, every moment feels like a scene from a fairytale romance.The versatility of the venue allows couples to tailor their wedding to suit their unique vision and style.

One of the most enchanting features of the estate is its exquisite décor, which blends seamlessly with the natural beauty of the surroundings. From the intricate woodwork to the elegant furnishings, every detail reflects the timeless elegance of the venue, creating an atmosphere of refined sophistication and charm.

But perhaps the most magical aspect of the Cinnamon Hill Great House is

the sense of history that pervades every corner. As couples walk through the same halls once trod by the Cash family, they can’t help but feel a connection to the past, adding an extra layer of meaning to their wedding day.

For those seeking a wedding venue that is as unique as their love story, the Cinnamon Hill Great House offers an unrivaled blend of beauty, romance, and history. Whether surrounded by the vibrant colors of spring or the rich hues of autumn, every wedding at this enchanting estate is a celebration of love, life, and the timeless allure of Jamaica’s Rose Hall.


Krafted by Design is a testament to the transformative power of passion, determination, and seizing opportunities. Founded by Chalene and Chris-Randy Myrie, this family business emerged from humble beginnings to become a thriving force in the wedding and events industry.

The journey began unconventionally, as Chalene, initially a Marine Biologist, and Chris-Randy, a System Analyst, found themselves drawn into the world of weddings after planning their own magical celebration in December 2012. Chalene’s innate creativity and knack for crafts, interior design, and photography paved the way for her to delve into wedding design as a parttime endeavor. However, it wasn’t until

2016 that they took a leap of faith and purchased the very company that had adorned their wedding venue. Despite initial doubts and financial constraints, they forged ahead, rebranding the business as Krafted by Design—a name that encapsulated their commitment to craftsmanship and innovation.

The Myries identified an opportunity to diversify their offerings, recognizing a gap in the event rental market. Thus, launching in February 2022, Lounged by Krafted was born, expanding their reach

beyond weddings to cater to a broader spectrum of events with high-end lounge furniture rentals.

Through their unwavering commitment to crafting unforgettable experiences, Krafted by Design have earned a reputation as one of Jamaica’s premier décor companies. With a blend of global sophistication, local charm, and a dedication to sustainability, they continue to redefine the art of event design, one celebration at a time.


Meet The Dynamic Female Duo: Jodi-Ann Allen-Gordon And Girdeen Myers, Destination Relationship Specialists At Rose Hall Weddings

As March marks International Women’s Month, it is imperative that we use our inaugural Rose Hall Weddings Newsletter to showcase the dynamic and dedicated women who work tirelessly behind the scenes to create the magic at Rose Hall Weddings. Meet Jodi-Ann Allen-Gordon and Girdeen Myers, professionally known as Destination Relationship Specialists, whose passion, expertise, and dedication bring dreams to life for couples seeking unforgettable experiences.

Jodi-Ann Allen-Gordon: A Beacon of Elegance and Grace

Eloquent, beautiful, and humble—these are just a few words that aptly describe Jodi-Ann Allen-Gordon. Joining the Rose Hall (Developments) Limited team in 2018, Jodi-Ann stepped into her role as a Destination Relationship Specialist with grace and determination. With a degree in International Relations and a minor in Social Psychology from the University of the West Indies Mona, she brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to her craft.

hospitality industry and a deep passion for creating memorable experiences. Girdeen has amassed 17 years of experience in various facets of the industry, including entertainment, sales, guest services, spa and weddings.

Despite the serene appeal of the spa environment, Girdeen’s heart remains devoted to the vibrant realm of weddings and events. Assisting clients in shaping one of the most significant moments of their lives is not just a job for her; it’s a privilege and a source of joy. Her dedication to service and her commitment to embodying the essence of the Rose Hall Experience shine through in her work.

Outside of work, Jodi-Ann finds solace in her faith and family, cherishing moments spent with loved ones and her beloved Shih Tzu, Prince. She also delights in exploring different culinary experiences and believes in the power of forgiveness and love as guiding principles in life.

Girdeen Myers: Passionate and Purpose-Driven

Girdeen Myers brings to the Rose Hall team, a rich background in the

With over 14 years of experience in the Tourism Industry, Jodi-Ann is a seasoned professional known for her resultsdriven approach and genuine desire to assist others. For her, creating exquisite weddings and events is not just a job, it’s a calling to provide couples with an experience of a lifetime.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Girdeen enjoys reading, spending quality time with loved ones, relishing in delicious cuisines, listening to soulful music, and engaging in meaningful conversations. Her guiding force in life is trusting in her creator Almighty God and He will direct her path.

Together, Jodi-Ann Allen-Gordon and Girdeen Myers form a powerhouse team at Rose Hall Weddings, dedicated to making dreams come true and creating moments that will be cherished for a lifetime. Their passion, expertise, and unwavering commitment to excellence serve as a testament to the transformative power of love and celebration.

WEDDING DIY: Creating Your Own Centerpiece For Your Wedding From Book Pages

Materials Needed:

• Old books or book pages

• Pencil or marker

• Exacto knife

• Cardstock or heavy paper

• Glue or adhesive tape

• Frame (any size & color you prefer)

• Optional: Decorative elements such as ribbon, flowers, or embellishments


1. Select your books or book pages: Choose old books with pages that have a vintage look, or select specific pages from a book that holds sentimental value for you and your partner.

2. Remove a page from your chosen book: Pay attention to detail and ensure that the selected page contains pleasant words suitable for display.

3. Cut out the numbers from the book page:

a. Use a pencil to lightly trace the numbers onto the page.

b. Use the Exacto knife to carefully cut out the traced numbers, or cut around the edges of the numbers with precision.

4. Create the background: Cut out squares or rectangles of cardstock or heavy paper to serve as the background for your table numbers. Adjust the size based on your preference and the dimensions of the frames you’ll be using.

5. Attach the book pages to the background: Using glue or adhesive tape, affix the cut-out numbers onto the cardstock background, ensuring they are centered and securely adhered.

6. Optional embellishments: Get creative and add decorative elements such as ribbon, flowers, or other embellishments that complement your wedding theme. Use glue or adhesive tape to attach these embellishments to the cardstock background.

7. Display your table numbers in frames: Once your table numbers are complete, place them in frames of your choice for display on your reception tables. Select frames that match your wedding aesthetic and decor style.

Crafting table numbers out of book pages is not only a fun DIY project but also a meaningful way to incorporate your personal style and interests into your wedding celebration. With just a few simple steps, you can add a touch of literary charm to your reception tables and create lasting memories for you and your guests.

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