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Lauren & Richard – Wedding Ceremony at St. Patrick’s CathedralFort Worth, Texas

Lauren & Richard are a super special couple to me – they are the 6th among their friend group to tie the knot that I have been able to photograph!  It’s so fun to go on these journeys with my couples and to be reunited all together to celebrate another one of their friends getting married. These two have amazing friends, family and a love for each other that is beautiful to watch.  They selected Rivercrest Country Club in Fort Worth for their wedding reception because they spend allot of time there, live nearby and it is where Richard proposed!  It’s also where we chose to have their first look so that we could capture images on the golf course on their wedding day.  I loved that when we headed outside for their big reveal that there was so few people around, it was so private and perfect for them!  Here is their Rivercrest Country Club proposal story:

“One of our favorite things to do is take our dog, Echo, on walks, especially in places where he doesn’t have to be on a leash because he loves to chase tennis balls and squirrels. For that reason, and because the River Crest golf course is such a short distance away, we generally take him there on Mondays when the club is closed or when it’s getting dark and golfers are finished playing. This particular walk after work didn’t seem out-of-the-ordinary because the weather was nice, and it was a Monday. I think I had even asked Richard the day before if we could take Echo for a walk the next day.
He called me around 5 p.m. Monday to let me know he was leaving work and to come over when I was ready. That’s generally earlier than he usually leaves work, but work had been particularly stressful for him the few weeks prior, so when he phrased it as just being a long day and he needed to go home, I didn’t think anything of it. I was so not suspicious, in fact, that I took my time getting there and even tried helping him with laundry when I got there. After rushing me out the door because “Echo had been waiting for so long and was so excited,” I told him every detail about my day and didn’t let him get in any of the sweet words he had planned to say on the walk over. It even took me a few seconds to realize he was actually on his knee asking me to marry him, not just tying his shoe. It turns out that he was rushing me out the door because his mom had been hiding behind a tree in someone’s yard for about 30 or 40 minutes so she could capture photos of that moment.”

She said yes at the country club and then they celebrated their I do there!  It was perfect!  They said their I Do at St. Patricks Cathedral in downtown Fort Worth.  The church has a special place in their hearts, they attend there together and have grown spiritually as a couple there.  It is also their family church, Richard’s Grandfather attended there as a child and was an altar boy almost 90 years ago!

Thank you to everyone who made their wedding so special!

Rivercrest Country Club

St Patrick’s Cathedral

Flowers on the Square

Regan Haggerty – Planner

De Ma Fille Bridal Salon

Bliss Bridal Salon

Pretty on Premises

Jos. A. Banks

 

Callie & Ryan – Wedding Reception at The Modern Art MuseumFort Worth, Texas

Callie & Ryan’s wedding reception at The Modern was fun filled and gorgeous!  Hands down though the private last dance took the night for me!  We may have danced all night but when their guests went outside to prepare to send them off to the honeymoon these two took to the dance floor alone.  They just melted into each others arms, kisses, smiles and sweet tears of joy (see above) were the perfect end to a fabulous wedding day.  Congrats Callie & Ryan and thank you for allowing me to be a part of your story.  I wish you the best Happily Ever After!

 

Thanks to the following vendors for making the evening so beautiful:

Tami Winn Events – Floral, Planning & Design

Marty Leonard Chapel

The Modern Art Museum

Warren Barron – Gown

Splendor Films

Creme de la Creme Cakes

Beyond – Lighting

DFW Dance Floors

Grand Events

The Walton Stout Band

My Vintage Limo

Love + Pout – Fallon Farmer – Makeup

Katrina Johnson – Hair


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Laura Leigh & Toby – Wedding Ceremony at First United Methodist ChurchFort Worth, Texas

 

Laura Leigh and Toby met in Austin through mutual friends and they have made a great life together there.  For their wedding they headed back to Laura Leigh’s hometown of Fort Worth!  We met up at the Worthington for prep and beautification before celebrating their vows at the First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth.  I love these two and their families!  It was such  special day!  Big shout of thanks to the vendors who made the day so beautiful:

Grit & Gold

Julian Gold Bridal

Bella Bridesmaid

Knot Standard

Tish Whitworth – Makeup

Cynthia Hodges – Hair

 

 

 

Melissa & Doug – Wedding Ceremony at First United Methodist ChurchFort Worth, Texas

Melissa and Doug had a beautiful wedding at First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth a few weeks ago.  The couple selected this church because many of Doug’s family members have married here over the years so it was the perfect nod to tradition.  The couple loves old world architecture and the classic archways were the perfect backdrop for their portraits and first look!  For this spring wedding God totally blessed us and gave us some sunshine and clear skies right up until we were finishing with outdoor portraits!  Then the rain came!  Could not have had better timing.

 

Thanks to al the vendors who made this day so beautiful:

Sarabeth Events

Bliss Bridal – Bride’s & Bridesmaids Gowns

Turquoise Video Productions

Fort Worth Club – Getting Ready Location

First United Methodist Fort Worth

Lip Service – Makeup & Hair

Branching Out Events


Jackie & Matt – Wedding Reception at Ashton DepotFort Worth, Texas

Jackie & Matt’s wedding was AMAZING!  I love photographing at the Ashton Depot but Tami Winn transformed the space, accentuated the gorgeous architectual details then brought in unique touches like the custom laser cut columns and draped greenery.  It was just beautiful!  This wedding reception was only pretty but it was FUN! Jackie and Matt hopped from dancing to visiting and made some stops to their MirMir photo booth!  The band, brought from Memphis, pulled Jackie up on stage with her bridesmaids for some fun dancing!  As the guests prepped outside for a sparkler exit Jackie and Matt shared a few special moments alone on the dance floor.

 

This wedding was perfect thanks to all Jacqueline & Matt’s wedding vendors:

Tami Winn Events – Floral, Design & Planning

Ashton Depot – Reception Venue & Catering

Turquoise Video

Panini – Bakery

The SoulSations- Band

MirMir – Photo Booth

Paper Planet

Stage Works – Custom Rentals

Randy Ro Entertainment – Draping

Silver West Limo

My Vintage Limo

Stanley Korshak – Bridal Gown

Bella Bridesmaid

Elena Kayne -Hair

Quynh Nguyen Yip – Makeup

Jackie & Matt – Wedding Ceremony and Portraits at Robert Carr ChapelTexas Christian University

Jackie LOVES pictures – so we made sure we had extra time for photos outside and inside of Robert Carr Chapel on the TCU campus.  This couple values friends and family so we made time for photos with all their most important people.  The light was gorgeous as we walked around campus and captured the beauty of TCU and of course my couple!  Paper Planet created a unique laser cut invitation that I just adore for this wedding.  The wedding ceremony was so sweet and my favorite part was as Matt leaned in and whispered to Jacqueline during the unity candle lighting – so super cute!!

 

Thank you to everyone of the vendors who made this TCU Wedding so beautiful:

Tami Winn Events – Floral, Design & Planning

Robert Carr Chapel at Texas Christian University

Turquoise Video

Stanley Korshak – Bridal Gown

Bella Bridesmaid

JOS. A. Banks – Menswear

Paper Planet – Invitation Suite & Program

Silver West Limo

My Vintage Limo

Elena Kayne -Hair

Quynh Nguyen Yip – Makeup


Shelby & Whilden – Wedding Reception at Ashton DepotFort Worth, Texas

The Ashton Depot is one of my fave places to photograph – beautiful architecture, a rich history and one of the best teams around!  Their food is out of this world amazing!  Shelby’s color pallete of soft whites and creams with touches of blue and soft peach and pinks was beautiful.  Shelby and Whilden had a fun filled reception.  Thanks to the following team who made the party such a success:

Tami Winn Events – Jamie Lemke – Planning

Ashton Depot

Sugar Bee Sweets

Roof Raisers Band

Sage Fine Florals

It’s Your Night Entertainment – Photo booth & Lighting

Turquoise Video

Grand Slam Glam – Hair & Makeup

Ivory Bridal Atelie

LuLu’s Bridal

Silver West

Brazos Carriages

Abbey & Andrew – Wedding Ceremony at University BaptistFort Worth, Texas

I just LOVE Abbey and Andrew – from a chance meeting in Texas to moving across country and finding love these two were drawn to one another.  Their lives were orchestrated so that they just had to be together and when you are with them you know it is GOOD.

We met up at the Renaissance Worthington to capture these two get ready for their big day along side there friends and family.  It was rainy outside but inside everyone was having fun, laughing and making toasts to all the goodness that was this wedding day.  Abbey had her Mom help her into her gown upstairs while her bridesmaids dressed and anxiously awaited the BIG reveal.  But, before she went downstairs Daddy came up to see his daughter all dressed in white.  He brought her a bracelet and they hugged it out and made this photographer totally get teary!  (I love Daddy Daughter moments!!!)  Then as she walked downstairs those bridesmaids squealed and smiled to see their friend looking SO beautiful!  The guys toasted some whiskey and Andrew chatted with his Grandpa as he prepped to see his bride.

At the church it was go time and you could see how anxious Andrew was for those doors to open, when it did he was all smiles and tight lipped holding back those tears – Abbey was breathtaking!  Through out the ceremony we had laughter, smiles and sweet glances.  It was perfection.  Their minister, a family member, was awesome and made everything about the ceremony so personal and deep.

After these two were officially wed, God gave us a beautiful gift and stopped the  misty rain just long enough for us to steal 3 minutes outside before family portraits began.  This California couple hoped for sunshine days but at least we got a moment without the rainy skies.

Thank you to all the vendors who made this day so perfect:

Events by Bill – Bill Robertson

Out of the Garden – Floral

Bridal Boutique – Brides Gown

Mens Warehouse

Show Me Your Mumu – Bridesmaids Attire

Theophany Studio – Video

Rhythm Salon

Renata Salons

Colleen & Frank – Wedding in Lewisville and Reception at The Ashton DepotFort Worth, Texas

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Colleen & Frank have been dating for 2 years.  These two met and quickly fell in love. Their quirky and brainy personalities are such a perfect match and you can really see how they complete each other.  The love to travel, their dogs and enjoy spending time together caring for their family and friends.  Throughout their wedding day I could see the strong passion they have for others and placing people before themselves.  They are kind and full of love for each other too.  🙂

 

For their wedding we started the day at Colleen’s childhood home in Lewisville before their wedding at St Phillip’s Catholic Church – where she attended as a child and teen.  They exchanged gifts before the wedding and Frank’s awesome Dr. Who cufflinks were so fun and perfectly him!  Frank gave Colleen a jewelry box (and some jewelry of course) but what caught me was his instructions and help so that she would know how to open the box just right.  During the ceremony  there were lots of smiles and laughs and it was all sealed with a kiss – poor Frank was left with a little reminder of that kiss but Colleen lovingly wiped the lipstick from his face before the were pronounced man and wife.

 

After the wedding ceremony we headed to the Fort Worth Stockyards for some fun romantic photos of the couple and bridesmaids and groomsmen.  The rustic nature area (above) is so pretty and perfect for some images of the two alone before some more fun pics in the stockyards station.  We got there right as the cows were walking the streets for their daily cattle drive and had to jump into the road for some pics with the historic signage.

 

At the Depot a beautiful and lush floral filled room awaited the couple for their party.  The night was filled with great toasts, sweet dances, fun, laughter and some delicious bites!  It was such a fun night and I was so happy to be with them.  Thank you for trusting us to be part of your day and I am so excited for all the future holds for you.

 

Huge shout out to all the vendors that made Colleen & Frank’s day so amazing:

Ashton Depot

Bluebonnet Bakery

Intimate Soiree Floral

It’s Your Night Entertainment

Pence & Panache

Lip Service Makeup & Hair

See more of this elegant purple Fort Worth Wedding at the Ashton Depot in Colleen & Frank’s wedding slide show:

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Published in Brides of North Texas MagazineCaroline & Taylor at Fort Worth Club

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This wedding was unbelievably elegant and oh so pretty in whites, pinks & golds with pops of coral and greenery.  The Fort Worth club is always gorgeous but with the floral halo suspended from the chandelier over the dance floor it was truly amazing!  Caroline & Taylor are sweet and lovable and have the nicest families!  This day was such a treat to be a part of!  Thanks to the amazing vendors who made it so beautiful and helped us get it featured in the current issue of Brides of North Texas Magazine!

Tami Winn Events

Omni Fort Worth Hotel

Bella Bridesmaids

Paper Planet

Bridal Salon at Neiman Marcus

The Fort Worth Club

Beyond

Kendra Scott

To see more you can view Caroline & Taylor’s Fort Worth Club Wedding HERE!

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