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
Cake: Graceful Wedding Cakes
Get-a-way transportation: Aries Limousine
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 Events. Katherine 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
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
Stationary: Be In Love Designs
Easter is almost here and if you know my kiddos then you know this is their favorite holiday! This year we’re really excited to have have some out-of-town family coming to stay with us. We are also looking forward to having a Sunday off and eating a yummy Easter dinner. We hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend and enjoy the amazing weather we’ve been having in Arizona. Cheers! Mike and Amanda