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Stacia & Kevin – 4/19/15 The Secret Garden, Phoenix Arizona

I’ve enjoyed getting to know Stacia and Kevin since this past fall. They are such a nice couple and their love for each other really shows in the photos. I love their pale gray suits, vivid blues, mason jars and cowboy boots. This wedding was filled with a range of emotions from big smiles to tears. Lookin’ good guys!
I think Stacia is glowing! Seriously, she looks so happy.Kevin and Stacia opted to do a “first look” and take all their photos before the ceremony. I love when my couples do this because the first look is filled with so much emotion. Plus you get more photos this way and who doesn’t love that? We were able to get all the photos done before the ceremony, which meant they were able to start the party right after the ceremony.  Stacia’s dad kept a very watchful eye as Kevin was retrieving the garder (below). 

In the end, this country garden wedding had a fairytale ending when they jetted off in a Rolls Royce. Stacia & Kevin, I hope you’re having a fantastic time in the Bahamas!

Vendors for this wedding:

Ceremony & Reception site: The Secret Garden 

Dress shop: David’s Bridal

Florist: Amy Hungerford - Blossoms N Bloom 

Photography: Amanda Howard – Memories Through Time 

Catering: Sharkos 

Cake: Graceful Wedding Cakes 

Get-a-way transportation: Aries Limousine 

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Katherine & Ian – 4/11/15 Scottsdale Arizona

Katherine & Ian were married at their beautiful home in Scottsdale. We started the day at the Kierland Westin Resort and Spa, where they spent the morning getting ready. Meanwhile, their home was being transformed by Jessica Gelder and her team from Shine EventsKatherine surprised Holly, her maid of honor, who was also celebrating her birthday. No one had seen Katherine’s dress before the wedding day! Katherine is seriously stunning! I am pretty sure she has the greenest eyes I’ve ever seen.While I was with the girls, my second shooter Scott spent time with the guys and captured them getting ready.While we rode the trolley from the Kierland Westin, my second shooter Scott was able to capture the ceremony site (below) at Katherine & Ian’s home before guests started arriving. Their personal vows to each other were very touching.Yes, they played the tambourine all the way down the aisle after they were pronounced husband and wife! That’s a first for me.They made sure to get some snap shots with their puppies before the reception began. Everyone loved their first dance! Ian watched Katherine through most of the toasts (below right) and I loved watching them take it all in; while I was shooting of course:)Congratulations you two, we loved being a part of your day and watching you tie the knot! Stay tuned, their highlight video will be making its debut soon too. 

Vendors for this wedding:

Wedding ceremony & reception site: Private Residence

Wedding Planning, Design, & Coordination: Shine Events 

Flowers: Butterfly Petals

Rentals: Furniture – Prim Rentals Linens, chairs and chandelier – Y-Knot 

Catering: Appetizers – Chef Bob Harrison of Chef A Gogo, Dinner (food trucks) – Chilled Cheese, Roasted Shallot & QUp BBQ

Cake & Desserts: Kick Ass Kakes

Desert Stands: Shine Events

Transportation: Ollie the Trolley

Make-up: Murphy Little at Neiman Marcus, Scottsdale

Hair: Dolce Salon at Scottsdale Quarter

Photography: Memories Through Time – Amanda Howard, second shooter – Scott A

Videography: Memories Through Time – Mike Howard, second shooter – Ryan M

Photo Booth: Memories Through Time – Danielle M

Bartender: Arizona Bartending

Caricature Artist: Bill Wylie

Lighting: Mystic Lites

DJ: Mobile Magic Sounds

Stationary: Be In Love Designs

 

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Melissa & Jonathan – 11/15/14 Arizona Grand Resort

I’ve really enjoyed getting to know Melissa & Jonathan this past year. If you follow the blog and they look familiar to you, we recently did their engagement session at the end of summer. My second shooter for this wedding, Scott A. was able to capture the guys getting ready while I was with the girls. Their first look was so fun to see, full of excitement and tears. Scott captured the reception set up in the Vista Room, while we were finishing up photos outsideCongrats Melissa & Jonathan! Have an amazing time on your honeymoon! 

Vendors for this wedding: 

Wedding Ceremony & Reception Site: Arizona Grand Resort and Spa

Wedding Planner and Coordinator: Nicole Arend Weddings & Events - Nicole Arend, Assistant – Alexis R.

Floral Design: The Pink Petal Shop

Officiant: Reverend Giovanni Weddings – Reverend Miguel

DJ: Custom Fit DJ Services – Mike Moyer

Make-up: Creme de la makeup - Arielle Rondeau

Tuxedo: Celebrity Tux & Tails

Dress Shop: Schaffers

Photography: Memories Through Time – Amanda Howard, Second Shooter – Scott A.

Photo Booth: Memories Through Time

Wedding invitations and custom paper creations: C. Lacey Design

Party Favors: Pretzels from Corleones 

Chalk board sign: Modern Revival 

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