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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Ann FenderApril 15, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Beautiful photos of an absolutely beautiful wedding!

So glad to be there!


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