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Timeless Wedding at The Filter Building

Following wedding trends can sometimes get overwhelming, but I don’t think weddings with greenery and gold will ever go out of style. It’s a true favorite amongst brides and it’s easy to see why it’s a classic. Emily and Edmund incorporated this color palette amongst the exposed brink and industrial details at The Filter Building. […]

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Weddings

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Writing wedding vows and toasts can sometimes be a bit tricky. It’s like you know everything and love the person you’re writing them about deeply, however when it comes time to write things down your mind goes blank! Or maybe you know everything you want to say, but don’t know how to narrow it all […]

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11

Nov

Tori + Elliot are a fun-loving, laid back couple who have been together for just over 5 years. They met in Austin, TX and you could say their overall vibe is very ATX. They want their wedding night to be a relaxed but fun, warm and welcoming celebration with our loved ones. This is why […]

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9

Nov

Diana and Nelson’s stunning wedding day took place in the modern industrial venue The 4 Eleven. If you’ve followed their AKE Couples story, then you know since their first date, the two have been inseparable. It’s one thing to hear couples say that, but I got to experience it all first hand. Needless to say, […]

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8

Nov

As a wedding planner, I often work with couples who want to make sure that the food they’re serving will be delicious! Not only that, but they also want to be happy with the experience with their vendor. Many of us like options and with Tastefully Yours not only will you have a great experience […]

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6

Nov

Chelsey + Daniel are so sweet and genuine, and it was so much fun working with them. Chelsey is one of those effortlessly beautiful people, and I can’t wait to see how gorgeous she is as a bride TODAY!! Also, can we talk about how ADORALBE their pup Tahoe is!? I mean come one! He […]

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2

Nov

One look at Kellie and Rob’s Dallas wedding and you’ll instantly see how timeless and classic the day was. Dusty blue and blush were seen throughout their decor and details, all down to Kellie’s beautiful blue shoes. The bride and her bridal party got ready together before the ladies transitioned into long mismatched dresses of […]

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30

Oct

Providing a custom wedding dress experience in the Fort Worth area, meet Elizabeth Lee Bridal! They are passionate about making sure each bride gets the wedding dress of her dreams! With the owner Wendy building successful fashion brands, she now creates masterpiece dresses with their own Elizabeth Lee Private Collection. Learn more about her and […]

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28

Oct

Tell me about your love story! We met when we were in high school. I was a freshman and he was a senior and we went to different schools. I played softball, he played baseball and we hit at the same facility (called TPA)  after school. Literally in the cages right next to each other. […]

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26

Oct

Warm meets cool in this vivid fall wedding inspiration. Fall brings about the most beautiful colors, so it only makes sense to bring out the best of the time of year with such an inviting palette. Berry and mauve hues mixed with chocolate browns, teals, and beiges makes for one beaming combination. Incorporating a lot […]

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24

Oct

Your wedding details tell more of the story of your wedding day. Because of that, from flat lays to reception details, your photographer loves snapping these shots! To help make it go more smoothly and make sure no detail is missed, we’ve come up with a list of items you should have readily available for […]

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21

Oct

Tell me about your love story! Patrick and I met in the fall of 2011 in front of a bar called Dive Bar in Atlanta, Georgia. It was definitely not love at first sight or first impression because he was a little intoxicated when he asked for my phone number.  I hesitantly gave him my […]

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19

Oct

Clean, simple, and class, this modern minimalistic wedding is like a breathe of fresh air. Bree and Ky took a less in more approach to their wedding day and the outcome is so serene. Light and airy with the natural light shining through The Emerson, gold and greenery accents sat atop crisp white tables. It’s […]

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18

Oct

Get ready to feast your eyes on the dreamy details of this garden elegance styled shoot. With The Olana having such an amazing aesthetic, we wanted to add a whimsical garden touch, however still incorporate an upscale vibe. Needless to say, you can’t have a garden feel without fresh floral designs, which is exactly where […]

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15

Oct

Tell me about your love story! We met at an irish pub after matching on bumble. We spent most of our first year together sailing. Just day sails off the coast of Miami. Days that weren’t spent sailing, I helped Tim explore Miami and learn Spanish. Every day was (and still is) an adventure, big […]

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13

Oct

Uniting the bride’s California roots to her Texas native groom, Logan and Mike’s wedding day at The Brooks at Weatherford is absolutely beautiful! When I saw their sneak peak photos, I instantly fell in love and couldn’t wait to share more of their day! Their intimate and charming wedding is filled with an abundance of […]

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11

Oct

Looking for a stress-free way to obtain your grooms and groomsmen attire? Look no further than Generation Tux! Stylish and modern, they are redefining the way you can purchase or rent wedding suits and tuxedos by . Greg of Generation Tux is sharing more about the company with us below. Keep reading to find out […]

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8

Oct

How did you meet? My cousin introduced us. I was visiting Austin where my cousin lived. She wanted me to move to Austin, so one night when we went out, she invited all of her and her now husband’s eligible bachelor friends. Cesar was one of those men. We hit it off and a week […]

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5

Oct

Warm and joyful, this orange fall wedding inspiration is the perfect palette to welcome to chillier months! With a boho vibe, this team of vendors came together to make this editorial everything and more! The details of this shoot are intimate, however stand out with such grace. Watercolor stationery by Coffee & Calligraphy included a […]

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4

Oct

If you’re a Dallas Fort-Worth bride looking for “a one-of-a-kind alterations experience, unlike anywhere else,” then you’re going to love today’s post. Having grown up in a family where bridal alterations were a passion, Rylee of Altered for the Altar grew into the niche. Now, her business is growing and the future is theirs for […]

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30

Sep

Oh, these two. I can’t get over how kind and adorable and wonderful they are! Ally is absolutely stunning, incredibly sweet, and it’s easy to see how much she and Chris love each other. After all this time it is FINALLY your wedding day! I am so excited to see photos from your honeymoon in […]

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27

Sep

Whimsical and wonderful, this girly fall floral wedding inspiration came together like a dream! Rachel of Alba Dahlia Floral had a last minute idea for this shoot and I LOVED the idea. While the details are modern, they’re also feminine and romantic. The rose pink, mauve, and deep burgundy tone make this color palette perfect […]

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26

Sep

While more of an accenting color than the foundation of a wedding color palette, the color black is taking center stage in this modern industrial black, white, and gold wedding inspiration. The Details My sister and law (and name twin!) Alexa of Adams Photography are obsessed with the color black. This inspired us to do […]

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24

Sep

How They Met Diana ad Nelson met at a friends house while watching a football game & playing cards against humanity. Nelson later messaged Diana on Facebook to get her number. About a week later they went on our first date and have been inseparable since!  How He Proposed They took the train down to Fort […]

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21

Sep

When a couple is as sweet and laid-back as Kristina and Gibson, you just know you’re in for a fun-loving day! If you’ve seen the couple’s engagement session featured on the blog, then you know these two are simple people with an unparalleled love. The Details Their day is so beautiful and peaceful to look […]

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20

Sep

Wedding first looks have become increasingly popular through the years. However, couples can have a hard time deciding if doing one is the right decision for them. Today I’m breaking down the pros and cons of a first look to help guide you to the decision that’s best for you! Pro: It’s a great opportunity […]

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16

Sep

With a venue as opulent as The Olana, this styled shoot was bound to be luxuriously romantic. Fusing soft peach tones with ivory and gold, the color palette is timeless and so elegant. This sophisticated decor is brought to life through the lush blooms by Haute Floral. From beautiful floral arches, to bouquets, centerpieces, and […]

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13

Sep

From the dress to the accessories, to the hair and makeup, we all envision our appearance for that special day. After all, every bride deserves to look and feel her best! With a desire to make women feel their best, the ladies of Brite Bar Beauty will make your hair and makeup dreams come true! […]

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10

Sep

Tell me about your love story! Our love story began back in 2011 when we met on Match.com . On our first date, He took me to Trivia night at a local pub. I had a blast! We chatted all night about sports and travels. After that, we dated for a few months and then […]

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7

Sep

This past June I was lucky enough to head to the Dominican Republic to bring you this tropical wedding inspiration! If you have seen the sand and the sea moodboard on my blog, then you have seen all the color and design inspiration. But now, I get to share how all the details came together! […]

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6

Sep

Creating depth with it’s various tones, I can’t get enough of this shades of purple wedding inspiration. Purple is one of my favorite colors to work with. While combining multiple levels of the same hue into one design may seem intimidating, this look is elegantly flawless! Although there’s really only one color, the design ideas […]

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2

Sep

Your wedding entertainment plays a HUGE part of what keeps your party going! In addition to keeping your guests singing and dancing the night away, they also play a role in making sure the day runs smoothly, letting guests know what is happening when. Having a DJ that is not only professional, but knows how […]

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30

Aug

They key to your wedding day running smoothly is having a thorough wedding timeline. It’s important to get this step done a couple weeks ahead of time to ensure all of your vendors are on the same page. If you hire a wedding planner, then this step should be easy as it is usually help […]

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26

Aug

Light blues, blush pinks, and gray accents were the perfect wedding colors for Paige and Daniel’s Springs Venue Wedding. Paige and Daniel are the type of people that appreciate the small things in life. It’s evident how much they cherish those around them and one another, which is why I think their decor really complimented […]

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21

Aug

Like something straight out of a tuscan garden, this Umbra editorial is so ethereal and dreamy. Inspired by a vineyard wedding, this styled shoot includes soft blues and greens with charming, yet edgy details. The La Buena Vide Vineyards was the perfect location to set the scene. The bride was seen in a fitted wedding […]

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16

Aug

I cannot express how strongly I advocate FOR the use of a seating chart at your wedding! I’m summarizing my hundreds of reasons for being “pro-chart” into a few concise paragraphs. Below I’m sharing two of my greatest reasons and a little preview into my rational behind them.  Firstly, is my largest and most multidimensional […]

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14

Aug

With a background in apparel design and years of working in NYC under her belt, Irene, owner and visionary behind WED Bridal Boutique made her dream a reality. If you’re looking for your dream wedding dress, then look no further than this Fort Worth boutique! She will be sure to help you find what you’re […]

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8

Aug

Wedding season is in full swing with many beautiful color palettes making another appearance or even feature debut. I don’t think a wedding season goes by without the ever popular dusty blue hue. It is such a cool-toned, timeless color palette. However, it’s warmer sister, dusty rose is not far behind in the popularity contest, […]

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5

Aug

One look at the moodboard designed by photographer Chua Lee Photography, and this whimsical tuscan mauve and floral editorial instantly caught my attention. While the purple hue was the focal point of the shoot, gray, champagne, and soft pink accents added such a unique depth to the details. The Details The Hidden Pines Highland Village […]

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29

Jul

Mixing grit with charm, this blue and green industrial wedding inspiration is a modern take on this classic color palette. Beautiful wedding gowns from Wed Bridal Boutique provided such elegance in contrast with the vintage features throughout The Century Hall. I love the detailing on the back of the sheath dress. So beautiful! For the […]

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26

Jul

Where are you going on your honeymoon? Our honeymoon location is Athens and Santorini, Greece and Budapest, Hungary. Who choose the honeymoon location? We both did! We wanted it to be a trip of a lifetime and this is one of the only times we will be able to take this big of a trip […]

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26

Jul

Before the big day come the wedding rehearsal. Often times, brides have questions about their rehearsal and the rehearsal timing. The importance of staying on schedule for your rehearsal is just as significant as the day of. Keep reading to see my planning tips and learn why your rehearsal timing is so important. Who Should […]

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23

Jul

Tell me about your love story! My (Michelle) best friend from college, Rexi, suggested I meet Jeff during a weekend visit to Oklahoma. We went on an awkward group date to On the Border where everyone watched us like a science experiment. Jeff asked for my number and two days later we went on our […]

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20

Jul

Tell me about your love story! We met our first year at college. I was actually dating someone at the time, but we had the same freshman introduction class together. He would be the one who was late, and I would be 30 minutes early. I worked under his sister, and she would always tell […]

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19

Jul

It all started as a little girl baking with her mom and grandma. That’s where Shelby, owner of Bella Noel Bakery discovered her passion. She has now turned her talents into a career, designing beautiful cakes for all occasions, including stunning wedding cakes. She’s sharing more about Bella Noel Bakery along with some great advice […]

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18

Jul

Fresh, modern, and organic is the perfect way to describe this mustard and greenery wedding inspiration. These two colors stand out on their own, however when paired together they’re a dynamic duo! When looking for color palette ideas, I was inspired by summer. After looking at different trends I kept coming across this mustard color […]

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15

Jul

What are a few things you love about each other? Kristina – Gibson’s pursuit for the Lord. He is constantly discipling others like God calls us to! He’s very intentional when reaching out to people. Secondly, Gibson’s pursuit for me. He is always striving to put my needs first and make sure I’m taken care […]

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13

Jul

It may be a dreaded topic that couples don’t want to think about, but having a rain plain for your wedding day is very important. If any part of your ceremony or reception is outdoor or can be effected by the weather, read my thoughts on having a backup plan. Why a rain plan is […]

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12

Jul

If you’re a fan of Anne with an “E” on Netflix, then you’ll definitely enjoy this Anne of Green Gables Editorial, which was inspired by the show. This organic styled shoot encompasses so many details that I can’t get enough of! The Details The design was woodsy, but simple. We incorporated lots of greenery, playing […]

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10

Jul

As an event planner, wedding industry terminology comes as second nature. However, some brides may not understand or have questions about what things mean. I’ve put together a list of some common industry terms with their meaning to help you out. After reading these, you’ll be speaking the lingo in no time! Industry Terms Banquet […]

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5

Jul

After falling in love with wedding stationery design shortly after her own wedding, Kristin of Brown Fox Creative followed her dream of having her own wedding stationery business. Her fine arts background combined with her passion for this industry truly show in all of her work. Learn more about Kristin and her business, Brown Fox […]

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28

Jun

Whether you have your dream location already picked out or are on the search for your perfect match, it’s important to get all your questions answered before signing your contract to your wedding venue. There would be nothing worse than signing and not realizing you weren’t allowed to rearrange the room or use your favorite […]

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24

Jun

Full of romantic decor and garden chic vibes, this White Sparrow editorial is the perfect combination of girly elegance. These details will for sure have you swooning! The Details At first glance, this could pass as a real wedding. But this styled shoot was actually for a photography class put on by my friend Laylee […]

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19

Jun

Combining picturesque details with a slightly edgy appeal, feast your eyes on this romantic industrial editorial. Dainty details complimented the feminine design, while The Century Hall was the perfect venue to bring this dreamy vision together. The bouquet in this shoot was one of my favorites. It had red-orange leaves and used all sorts of […]

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14

Jun

Tell me about your love story! To begin our love story, Daniel and I met on a dating app. We realized after we met that we had grown up in the same town, went to the same high school, college, and church, but we never crossed paths. After a couple of dates, I thought we […]

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8

Jun

“To lovee at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up […]

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7

Jun

As peaceful as an ocean breeze, this wedding color palette definitely has me inspired! In fact, the hues of the sand and the sea are the pigments that will be used for a styled shoot happening in the Dominican Republic in June. Needless to say, I can’t wait! The tablescape in this design is so […]

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5

Jun

Organic and whimsical meets modern and industrial with this botanical wedding inspiration! Inspired by a botanical garden, a lot of greenery was incorporated into this editorial. This made Brake and Clutch the perfect venue to add that contemporary element. decor & details The floral designs for this shoot created by Alba Dahlia Floral were fabulous! […]

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28

May

Think you are ready and have what it takes to be the best bridesmaid or maid of honor (MOH)?  It is an honor to be a bridesmaid, but it’s a lot of work. I’m sharing some bridal party advice to help you be an amazing member of your bestie’s bridal party! Before the Wedding Day […]

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23

May

Inspired by a sunny getaway, this tropical editorial wedding styled shoot is here to prove that paradise can be found anywhere! We wanted this shoot to give the feeling of being on a tropical island without having to leave Dallas, Texas. It combines lively colors and creativity seamlessly. And while fun and upbeat, the details […]

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17

May

To all the Southern Belles out there, this southern elegance moodboard is for you! Combining vintage elements with soft, romantic details, this wedding inspiration has an elegance about it like none other. I was drawn to this wedding inspiration because of the blue tones and the look of the antique china. Putting a fresh spin […]

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13

May

Taking place at The Bowden in Keller, Texas , Ariele and Zach celebrated their wedding day with friends and family surrounding them. Deep red hues, luscious florals by Pam’s Ribbons & Roses, and romantic accents complimented the clean aesthetic of their wedding venue; so perfect for their winter soiree! While their decor was simple, it […]

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8

May

Inspired by elements of Spring, this truly natural wedding styled shoot is simple, girly, and oh so elegant! Invitation suites and vow books designed by Brown Fox Creative provide such elegance, while floral designs by Petals and Pastels took center stage and were the focal point of the shoot. By pairing unique pastel colors together, […]

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3

May

Congratulations! The moment you’ve been waiting for has finally happened — you’re engaged! While I’m sure you’re overwhelmed with joy, I’m sure you’re also getting anxious about the whole wedding planning process and what to do next. Today I’m sharing some wedding planning advice with some tips and tricks to help you out! Enjoy the […]

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29

Apr

Tell me about your love story! We found eachother on match, and met for the first time at Rodeo Goat (burger place in FW). We weren’t quite ready for the night to end, so bar hopped around West 7th for a little while and got to know each other. (I had to give him time […]

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27

Apr

Shades of pink and lush greenery will always be the perfect option for a Spring wedding. With the flowers starting to bloom, and the days getting longer, I wanted to share this Moodboard inspired by one of Wedding Wire’s 2019 Pantone Color Palette: Love In Bloom! Love In Bloom This palette combines earthy greens with […]

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23

Apr

I recently had the honor of collaborating with an incredible group of vendors to style a shoot at The Grand Ivory. This beautiful venue is located just outside Dallas- Fort Worth and sits on 18 acres of pristine land. This venue was created with every detail in mind! There is an all white barn, a […]

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19

Apr

As a Dallas Wedding Planner, I have the honor of working with so many incredible vendors here in Dallas. Rachel is a florist who owns Alba Dahlia, a floral studio focused on wildly romantic and organic designs. She has always had a passion for flowers, and remembers her mom planting in their garden. After her […]

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10

Apr

Tell me about your love story! Joel and I met through a mutual friend, Kyle. I met through mutual friends when we were living in Miami. Kyle moved Austin, TX and shortly after I was transferred there for work. In 2010 Joel came to visit Kyle, which is where we first met. We met again […]

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6

Apr

Kelley and Wyatt had a gorgeous New Years Eve wedding, with the perfect color palette to match – black and gold! They added burgundy and navy as an accent color, which Wyatt loved since he is a Texas A&M Alum.  Kelley also made sure there was plenty of sparkle, from her silver heels, to her […]

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4

Apr

This styled shoot at The Emerson was so incredible to help put together. I had been dreaming of this show with Madeline Shea Photography for quite some time, and seeing it all together was incredible! The Emerson is a newly renovated event venue right outside of Dallas-Fort Worth. It sits on 10 acres of land, […]

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27

Mar

Lizzie and Michael had a beautiful winter wedding, that included breathtaking ceremony views, and so much love and joy. And while there was some rain, this sweet couple didn’t let it get in the way of their wedding! They grabbed an umbrella and walked around outside for their photos. When helping my couples plan their […]

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22

Mar

With wedding season right around the corner, there are so many beautiful trends I am excited to see! One of which is Wedding Wire and Pantone’s 2019 Wedding Colors of the Year! Wedding Wire predicts that couples will focus on color schemes instead of single color palettes, which makes planning a wedding much easier! When […]

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12

Mar

Brooke and Shane were one of our first weddings of 2019! Their wedding took place at The Brooks at Weatherford, a gorgeous venue with 21 acres of farm estate. Not only is there plenty of land for amazing pictures, but there is a chapel for the ceremony and a large event venue on site. Having […]

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8

Mar

Tell me about your love story! The first time Zach and I met was in 5th grade in purple pod at Bear Creek Intermediate School. I always thought he was cute and had a secret crush on him, but I was too shy to do anything about it. I even asked by mom several times […]

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16

Feb

Tell us about your love story! I first moved to Texas in September of 2015 and I didn’t know anyone. So of course I set out right away to make friends in this new place. Shortly after, I found out one of my good friends from the airline industry lived here and he invited me […]

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2

Feb

Tell me about your love story! We met in Austin when Wyatt was at home over the summer break. I went to UT and was living in my apartment over the summer. He proposed while we were hiking at Cedar Ridge Preserve. Where was your first kiss? In a bar on sixth street! What is […]

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19

Jan

Tell us about your love story! Michael is a good friend of my cousin’s husband, so this is how we met! I moved to Dallas in 2016 to move in with my cousin, Kristin. Her then-fiancé, Aaron, had gone to SMU and had a lot of friends in the area. One night Aaron and all […]

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5

Jan

This peaches and pink inspired session was so much fun to create! We loved the sweet color palette, and how perfectly every detail came together to create a romantic energy infused inspiration. We wanted the session to be beautiful, yet fun and that is exactly what we got! Everything from the brides lips to the […]

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16

Dec

Tell me about your love story! Hannah and I met on Match.com (I still want to be on one of the commercials). After sparking her interest with my witty comments about Disney World (her profile mentioned she loved it and I had moved from Orlando, FL not too long ago) along with some comments about […]

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11

Dec

Wanderlust was the inspiration behind this Italian styled shoot! We found our own little slice of Italy at our gorgeous venue Aristide in Mansfield, Texas.  Inspired by Tuscan Villas this venue features beautiful wooden doors, ivy draped walls, and intricate details to create a stunning backdrop. Our bride wore a delicate off the shoulder lace […]

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13

Nov

Alexa and I met thirteen years ago, in 2005, when she transferred to Wheaton Christian Grammar School (A small Private school in the suburbs of Chicago). This also happened to be the very first year that the WCGS soccer program became co-ed, and for those of you who may not know us very well…we LOVE […]

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13

Nov

The inspiration for this shoot came from a cape dress, Julia wanted something classic and elegant. We styled with touches of navy, powder blue, ivory, gold & greenery. The couple is getting married June 2019 and their love was evident throughout this shoot. The gorgeous floral by, Haute Floral brought the shoot to life as […]

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29

Oct

The inspiration for this shoot was an intimate romantic feel complimented by dusty blue accents. My vision was to create a visually gentle table top by draping the center line with hand torn slate blue silk. At the same time the distressed grey of the table and silver of in the place settings keep onlookers […]

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22

Sep

Wedding Date: July 29, 2018 Coordination: @alexakayeventsVenue: @allegrochicagoPhoto: stofferphotographyHair and Makeup: @hannahelisabethbeauty @amela_hebeauty

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21

Sep

Jake and Jenna’s wedding was an adventurous hidden getaway in the mountains of Utah. This wedding embodied these two in every way. After both of them losing their mom early in life, they both added touches of them throughout the night in remembrance. Jenna added wind chimes, old flowers she had been given, vintage plates […]

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7

Sep

This styled wedding shoot was inspired by the Nutcracker Ballet. A mixture of gold and purple along with a hint of Christmas blend turned a summer afternoon into a winter wedding fairytale. With the overwhelming prevalence of gold in this scene, onlookers are immediately transported to a “Disney-like” fantasy world, where as soon you step […]

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18

Aug

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