This year seemed to fly by, but looking back at some of the happiest, most emotional moments, I have been transported back and totally overwhelmed with joy as I remember each and every wedding we were blessed to be part of this year. 2017 was a wonderful year to remember, and I wanted to share some of my favorite moments…
Like when Brady had to peer out her window to see her good friend playing the fiddle for her ceremony…
…or when Aaron read the inside of his wedding band: “Put it back on!”
And Brady ran instead of “recessed” back up the aisle to get to cocktail hour first!
Yes! That is an airline beverage cart, and they are authentic airline attendants!
Maya sneaking up on Anthony…
Seeing the joy on Dad’s face as he dances with his only daughter at her wedding.
Eric’s handwritten letter, sealed with a wax seal! Be still my heart!
Emotional moments like this….
Champagne flutes, not necessary.
Seeing Samantha, the woman who would become his wife, for the first time…
My job has quite a few perks, but getting to ride in a horse and carriage wasn’t one I was expecting!!
Samantha had the most unique and creative details!
Being at the very first event after Natirar’s renovation! This room used to be bare wood paneling, but I loved the color so much!
This moment between Caroline and her Mom was so sweet!
The guests were waiting for the Bride & Groom and we’re just like….
And the sun came out at the most inconvenient time…but Carolyn’s bridesmaid doubled as an awesome assistant! Thanks, Rachel!
Weddings are full of romance, but there’s nothing like “brotherly love!”
These Groomsmen had LOTS of ideas for pictures, YES!
Sneaking across the pond for some solitude….
Airplanes everywhere! I’m pretty sure that Kevin is a better pilot in real life!
So many buttons and super patient sisters!
When you ask your nephews for a kiss, but don’t specify where…
That moment they became husband and wife…and Joeanthony couldn’t stop kissing Brittney.
Anne’s amazing shot of Brittney and Joeanthony walking back to their cocktail hour!
Seeing the details a little differently.
Giggling all the way…literally!
And keeping those close to your heart, even closer.
Such a sweet moment of Anne-Marie with her Grandmother!
Can we talk about these palms?! Obsessed!
I feel like this is a moment this little girl will remember on her wedding day…
Nicole was so proud of these “puffs” and I agree they are gorgeous!
One does not expect 80 degree weather on a Fall wedding day…but Craig! Ever chivalrous!
I love that Nicole got to watch her adorable flower girl…
…who ran out of petals before she got halfway down the aisle and shouted “I’m out!”
I feel professionally bound to silence, and will not repeat the toast.
I’ll never forget the little notes and sentiments hidden all over Danielle & Travis’ Wedding!
Or her love for Patron…
Their expressions when their nephews succeeded in carrying their signs down and pulling the carpet up the aisle!
I was just waiting…and there it is!
Girls were primping…and guys were preparing…
Sneaking through Jessica’s sister’s room to make sure none of her guests caught her!
And one more kiss before meeting at the alter!
Floating on Cloud 9…
Brenton could not take his eyes off from Jessica the entire day!
The time we tried getting the bridal party to organize their sparklers…and the groom tried to escape with his beautiful bride…I actually had to run after these two!
Courtney & Calvin’s gorgeous custom invitations, modeled after Natirar!
Oh Dad! I think this was my favorite first look!
…followed by this, a pretty good runner up!
When choosing bridesmaids, make sure they will be there to encourage you throughout the day 😉
Because there is no reason to take your Wedding day too seriously!
I love “getting ready” moments like this!
Or moments when you see your groom for the first time and cannot stop laughing!
April, Steve & Spencer becoming one big happy family!
I loved this gift idea!
Justin’s Mom was always smiling at her son!
Taking her flower girl duties very seriously!
The quiet moment with Kristen and her Dad before she entered the church.
What better way to end the happiest day of your life? Kinda wish I had a BTS of Barb laying on the ground here…
Laura said “Wow, we look so happy!” What is in your heart…
…will show on your face…all the smiles!
…and all the pork!
Krista climbing for her dress…
Brian asked “did you get any pictures of me not crying?”
Yes, we froze you to help you forget about how emotional you were feeling, Brian! It lasted about 3 minutes…because it was 25 degrees in November!
But it was oh so toasty and so cozy inside…
Congratulations to my 2017 Couples!
Brady & Aaron
Maya & Anthony
April & Steve