Category archives: Wedding Day

Natalie and Robert – Wedding Ceremony at Robert Carr Chapel at TCUFort Worth, TX

I don’t think that I can truly describe the amount of emotion that Natalie and Robert’s big day actually had.  Not only for them and their families but for me as well!  I’ll just give you a hint by saying how excited I have been all year to photograph their engagements, then Natalie’s bridal and finally their wedding!  I was tearing up and full of emotion all day and then incredibly sad when it was over.  Now I am getting excited all over again because I get to share their amazing photos with the world!  Natalie and Robert are the kind of people that when you meet them, you are automatically friends.  I can’t tell you how happy it made me to talk to Natalie on the phone or through e-mail throughout the process of planning her wedding.  They both have this way of making everyone feel so special and loved, which made my job incredibly easy and more fun than it already is.  Natalie had the biggest smile on her face from the moment I arrived (and I’m sure before) to the moment they rode away in the carriage at the end of the night.  I know it was so hard for both of them to have to wait all day for the ceremony.  They both were so overcome with emotion, just waiting to finally get to see each other and become husband and wife.  Before the ceremony, the exchanged letters around a door.  As I placed Robert behind the door and told him I was going to get Natalie, he began to tear up knowing it was just minutes before he’d get to see her walk down the aisle.  As they finished reading each other’s notes, Natalie just started jumping up and down grinning ear to ear, so excited that the moment had finally arrived.  I don’t think I’ll ever forget the pure joy that was felt during their entire ceremony.  Afterward as they walked back up the aisle and out the chapel doors they just beamed at each other, jumping up and down, kissing, hugging and showing off their rings.  I cannot fully express how excited I am for these two.  Please enjoy my favorites from their Robert Carr ceremony and check back soon for their fun reception at The Fort Worth Club!

-Amanda

Thank you to all of the wonderful vendors!

Bridal Gown – Neiman Marcus Bridal

Bridesmaids – Nordstrom

Hair & Makeup Artist – Pretty on Premises: Michelle Dollar

Floral – Justine’s Flowers

Cake Artist – Creme de la Creme

Videography – Turquoise Video

Entertainment – Limelight

Lighting – Absolute Entertainment

   

Melissa and Cody – Wedding at The OrchardAzle, TX

Melissa and Cody are married!  We started the day thinking the rain was going to keep us from being outside, but it did not!  Melissa and Cody chose to see each other before the ceremony and luckily it quit raining just in time!  They read notes they had written to each other and then Cody turned to see his bride for the first time and I think his breath may have literally been taken away.  They held the ceremony inside surrounded by their closest family and friends and said sweet vows to each other that made me tear up!  After they shared their first kiss, Cody smashed the glass (a Jewish tradition that they incorporated into their wedding) and they were on their way up the aisle as husband and wife!  Then it was time to celebrate and Melissa and Cody spent the rest of the evening enjoying chatting and dancing with all of the important people in their lives.  At the end of the night they spent one last dance together, taking in the day and each other.  They were then sent off to their new life through the glowing lights of sparklers.  Congratulations to Melissa and Cody!

-Amanda

Thanks to all of the wonderful vendors!

Event Venue – The Orchard

Event Coordinator – TLC Event Staffing

Hair and Makeup Artist – Love + Pout: Fallon Farmer

Bridal Gown – David’s Bridal

Floral – Venia Flowers

Cake Artist – Gina’s Cakeballs

Entertainment – DJ Connections

Nicole & Jacob – Wedding Ceremony and Reception at the BRIKFort Worth, TX

Nicole & Jacob got married on a beautiful, if not slightly warm (Hello Texas!), day in Fort Worth.  I have had the privilege of shooting at BRIK before and I just love it.  With all the natural light and fun textures this is definitely a great space to get married.  She chose some great vendors to make this Texas themed wedding come alive.  The bridesmaids wore beautiful navy dresses that complimented the white, ivory, and light blue florals.  As the bride and groom kissed for the first time, family and friends rang cow bows!  How fun!  These two also had a very fun band play during their reception.  The Dick Beldings are a 90s cover band that one of the groomsman is a member of.  Not your average wedding band!  Check out some of my favorite moments from their wedding!

-Annie

Special thanks to all the vendors!

Wit and Wiley Events – Event Planning

Pretty on Premises – Hair & Makeup

BRIK Venue

Blue Mesa Catering

Sugar Bee Sweets

Bliss Bridal Salon

Lauren Morgan Floral

The Dick Beldings Band

Erin and Colby – Wedding at Hollow HillWeatherford, TX

They say it’s good luck for it to rain on your wedding day.  Well, I say it’s even better luck for it to rain and then stop just in time for your outdoor ceremony!  That is exactly what happened for Erin and Colby.  It was raining off and on all morning and they were considering moving the ceremony inside, but it finally stopped and it was absolutely beautiful! The grass wasn’t even wet.  Erin looked stunning as she walked down the aisle arm in arm with her dad.  Her dress perfectly complimented her outdoor space and her boots were just the icing on the cake.  Colby teared up as he saw his bride walking toward him and when she arrived next to him, gave him the cutest smile.  With a backdrop of green trees behind them, they said their vows and became husband and wife!  It was the perfect setting.  Then it was time to party!  After dinner, the guests made their way into the barn for dancing and cake!  Erin and Colby spent the evening enjoying time with their friends and family just dancing until it was time for them to head out to begin their new life together!  Congratulations to Erin and Colby!

-Amanda

Thank You to all of the vendors who helped make the day so special!

Event Coordinator – Two Girls in Pearls

Hair & Makeup Artist – Love + Pout: Fallon Farmer

Bridal Gown – Pence and Panache

Cake Artist – Celebrity Cafe & Bakery

Entertainment – DJ Scott Smith

 

Sarah & Matthew – Reception at the Dallas ArboretumDallas, Texas

If you haven’t heard of Molly from Pop Parties, you are missing out!  She helped coordinate Sarah & Matthew’s day so that it would run smoothly.  Not only does a coordinator help a couple’s dream come to reality, but they allow the other vendors, including myself, to work efficiently and help everyone follow the schedule!  It is always a pleasure working with great vendors!

These two had a very sweet first dance followed by open dancing where everyone was showing off their dance moves.  Check out some of my favorite moments from Sarah & Matthew’s reception!

-Annie

Special thanks to all the great vendors:

Molly with Pop Parties

Willie & Coote Salon

Emily Paige Films

Gil’s Elegant Catering

LeForce Entertainment

Dallas Affaires Cake Co.

Timeless Fiori

     

Sarah & Matthew – First Look & Ceremony at the Dallas ArboretumDallas, Texas

I had the opportunity to get to know these two during their engagement session a few months back in Dallas.  Engagement sessions are a great time for me to get to know my couples, how they met, and what they do for fun but during their session they kept asking questions about ME!  This blew me away and was just the start of getting to know their sweet and generous characters.  I knew their wedding day would be one full of laughter and joy!  These two chose to do a first look in one of the gardens at the Arboretum, and it was nothing short of great!  We had a lot of fun snapping some pictures before the wedding around some of the pretty places in the Arboretum.  They said “I Do” under a beautiful arbor decorated with flowers that one of their dad’s made.  The sun setting, the arbor, and the lush garden set the scene for their happy ceremony.  Check out some of my favorite moments from the first part of their day!

-Annie

Special thanks to all the great vendors:

Molly with Pop Parties

Willie & Coote Salon

Emily Paige Films

Gil’s Elegant Catering

LeForce Entertainment

Dallas Affaires Cake Co.

Timeless Fiori

 

 

Remy & Max – Reception at the Fort Worth ClubFort Worth, Texas

Let me tell you this ballroom was magical!  Justine’s Flowers did a wonderful job in creating this wonderful backdrop for this reception.  With a live band and colorful uplighting, you know it’s going to be a great party.  To make it even better, the brother of the groom decided to surprise the couple by having one of their favorite local artists and talented singer/musician, Grady Spencer, play the song during their first dance as husband and wife!  Take a look at their surprise as they walked in!  The maid of honor also broke out into a rap during toasts, which had everyone laughing.  Their wasn’t a dull moment during this reception!

Here are some of my favorite moments from their fun-filled reception!

-Annie

Special thanks to all the great vendors!

Grady Spencer

Fort Worth Club

Justine’s Flowers

Bliss Bridal Salon

Icehouse Band

Rachel with Sarabeth Events

Silver West Limousine

Harmland Visions Videography

   

Remy & Max – Getting Ready and Ceremony at St. Patrick’s CathedralFort Worth, Texas

Remy and Max got ready for their big day at the Fort Worth Club before heading to St. Patrick’s Cathedral to say “I Do.”  Before the ceremony, Remy decided to have a first look with her dad which had every one in tears, including me!  There is nothing quite like the father/daughter bond!  Both Remy and Max’s parents seemed to play an important role in their relationship, and the couple chose to incorporate them in very special ways throughout the day.

St. Patrick’s is a gorgeous place to get married, and with the full choir, it truly was an amazing ceremony.  These two were all smiles!  Check out some of my favorite moments from the first part of their day!

Special thanks to all the great vendors!

Fort Worth Club

Justine’s Flowers

Bliss Bridal Salon

Icehouse Band

Rachel with Sarabeth Events

Silver West Limousine

Harmland Visions Videography

Lisa and Chandler – Wedding Ceremony and Reception at BRIKFort Worth, TX

Lisa and Chandler were married surrounded by close family and friends and after their vows, they joined all of their guests for dinner and dancing in the glow of romantic candlelight that filled the venue.  They spent the evening catching up with all of their friends and family while taking turns heading out to the dance floor and showing off their dancing skills!   It was a beautiful night celebrating their love with the ones they love most and it went by so quick!  Before we knew it, it was time for the night to end to say goodbye to the newlyweds.  Lisa and Chandler spent a few minutes alone in a private last dance, wrapped up in each other’s arms.  This is always one of my favorite moments of the night, just the bride and groom dancing with no one else around.  The song ended and it was time to send them on their way through a tunnel of sparklers where they drove away to begin their new life together!  Congratulations Lisa and Chandler!

-Amanda

Thank You to all of the amazing vendors who helped make the day so special!

Wedding Coordinator – Events and Experiences

Event Venue – BRIK

Hair & Makeup – Leslie Gore

Floral – Events and Experiences

Entertainment – Ed Petty with LeForce Entertainment

Cake Artist – Honey Love Cakery

Catering – Babe’s Chicken

Transportation – Blue Diamond Limo

Lisa and Chandler – First Look at BRIK VenueFort Worth, TX

Be still my heart!  I have been itching to share these images since Lisa and Chandler’s wedding day!  These two are absolutely precious and completely perfect together.  They have been living in Chicago but had their wedding at home here in Fort Worth.  Lisa wore a beautiful crop top and skirt that looked amazing on her and complemented her personality so well!  Chandler’s jaw basically hit the floor when he saw her for the first time, which it would have been hard not to since she looked so incredibly stunning! Lisa is normally the one who ties Chandler’s bow ties so I thought it was incredibly sweet that he left it undone for her to do during their first look.  Lisa and Chandler have such a classic, elegant style that I absolutely love.  Even their sweet dog, Dixie, was decked out for the occasion with a fun floral collar.  They told me when I first met them that they wanted a “Southern Elegant” look for their wedding and boy, did they pull it off.  With the help of Chandler’s amazing sister, Chelsey with Events and Experiences,  their vision came to life.  Enjoy some of my favorites from their first look and check back for more from their ceremony and reception!

Amanda

Thank You to all of the amazing vendors who helped make the day so special!

Wedding Coordinator – Events and Experiences

Event Venue – BRIK

Hair & Makeup – Leslie Gore

Floral – Events and Experiences

Entertainment – Ed Petty with LeForce Entertainment

Cake Artist – Honey Love Cakery

Catering – Babe’s Chicken

Transportation – Blue Diamond Limo