Justin and Kayla have become dear friends over the past year.  Justin and Zac (Cassie's husband) went to college together and Kayla and Cassie hit it off right away! When Kayla and Justin were approaching their one year anniversary, she mentioned she'd love to put on her dress again and take some 1 year celebration photos! AND of course, we are all about celebrating EVERYTHING and ANYTHING! So we set a date, arranged for a stunning floral bouquet (S/O out Studio C Floral) and found a perfect location to take the shots. Give us ALL the bright, bold and beautiful flowers, a stunning 'bride' and dapper 'groom' and watch the magic happen. :) Enjoy a few of our favorites from this past weekend and also give some sweet anniversary wishes as they relive their wedding day! Hugs!


When Dan and Kristen reached out to us to capture their day, we couldn't say yes fast enough! We knew their Texas wedding would be a memorable one, filled with incredible moments that reflected who they were and the things important to them. 

From the moment we drove on to Kristen's parents land (where the wedding ceremony and reception was held) we were instantly welcomed as part of the family. The Currie family invited us to continue in the celebration at the rehearsal dinner and the day-after-brunch. We were not only included in all the weekend festivities but we also were invited to stay at the lake cabins with the bridal party. What a beautiful location and opportunity to get to know the family and friends of the couple before their special day!

And their day was nothing short of special. Though it rained most of the morning, we had clear skies by the time the ceremony began. The early part of the morning began with coffee and muffins and casual getting ready. The ladies wore their monogrammed flannel shirts as they curled their hair and put on their makeup.  The men watched the A&M vs Mississippi State game -- a classic Texas morning. Dan and Kristen's first look was picturesque on the dock over looking the lake.  They exchanged letters and we headed to Kristen's childhood home for their 'I Do's' surrounded by their closest friends and family.  After a beautiful and God honoring ceremony, the celebration continued with authentic Tex-Mex, the most incredible singing DJ we've ever heard, and a firework display because everything is bigger in Texas! Amen?!

A full and memorable day concluded with Mr. and Mrs. Nerdahl making their grand, sparkler exit. Thank you, Nerdahl's, for welcoming us into your precious family and for showing us the greatest Southern hospitality we've grown to know and love! I'm excited to continue our friendship over our shared affection for Texas, pizza and board games! We are thrilled for you guys and pray your marriage is blessed beyond what you could hope or imagine!


So many feelings right now! 

Lauren + Mark were on the ball with choosing some PRIME locations to shoot their engagement photos.  [Sidebar: I love, Love, LOVE when couples select a location or two or three that reflect who they are.] So when Lauren said, "let's meet here", I was ALL about it! So much to see in this session :) 

Is it not obvious how much he cherishes her? Awwwww...It is totally evident! I know their July wedding will be nothing short of incredible! Can't wait for next year, Lauren + Mark! You two are the greatest! 


Kathryn+ Sage asked us to be a part of their day + though it was a short in time, it was not short in love + detail! This Monday afternoon wedding highlighted soft greens, peaches + coral colors which made me swoon...and the florals were so gorgeous and beautifully put together that any bride would have been proud to carry them down the aisle.  The wedding was filled with sweet, thought out + memorable touches, yummy punch + local honey for the guests to bring home.  My favorite moment will always be when this stunning bride walked through the double doors of this historical building + Sage saw his wife-to-be for the first time that day.  TEARS.  It truly was 'the best day ever'! Thanks for allowing us to celebrate your sweet love for one another! 


An early Saturday morning drive through East Texas was well worth it to spend time with these two! Engagements at their family's lakehouse property will be a forever memory for them...and for me! Congrats Kristen + Dan on your engagement! Words can not express how beautiful your friendship is with one another + I can't wait to see how you continue to serve each other in your marriage! November 5th, come quickly! 


I love this spring time anniversary session! It was as if everything turned a beautiful green hue JUST for these photos.  L wore her wedding shoes, jewelry + her rehearsal dinner dress to commemorate the special day.  Congrats on celebrated one year of marriage! Your love, tenderness + care for one another is unmatched!  Love you both! 


Have you ever clicked with someone so fast that you suddenly knew you were practically the same person?!  Well, this happened to Amy and I.  We instantly bonded over everything wedding, coordinating and planning a year or so ago. When she met Michael and introduced him to our small group, there were no questions that they were meant for one another.  I was honored to be apart of their proposal and engagement. Thanks for allowing us to celebrate this special season in your life! I'm glad we are fast friends and we can share in this time as you prepare for marriage. 


There was something so pure and beautiful about Jamie and Aizada.  Their relationship was nothing short of sweet, demonstrating the most sincere care and love for one another.  They have an incredibly unique story of meeting, dating and engagement.  I'm confident in saying they will be a blessing to all who interact with them and the Lord will do magnificent things in their marriage! J & A's December wedding will be a time of extreme joy and incredible celebration.  Congratulations you two! You truly are a perfect pair! 


Once upon a time, on a stifling mid-August day, a charming young man and a beautiful young lady pledged their love and made a life long commitment of marriage to one another [can you tell I've been watching too much TV?]

Anyway... I love love LOVEEEE weddings.  And when I get to be behind the scenes capturing all the couples memorable moments, details of their day and 'firsts' as husband and wife, I'm elated!  This wedding was especially close to my heart because it was in Minnesota, set in the greenest of the green Minnetonka orchards, the apples just beginning to make their gorgeous, red debut! And let me tell you: everything about Josh + Chantel's day was beautiful, from the worshipful marriage ceremony to the tasty Famous Dave's BBQ to the intentionality of the farmhouse tables and burlap, everything was picture perfect [everyone swoon here].  And though it was the second hottest summer day in MN [yes, this current Texas resident thought it was almost unbearable], J + C had the biggest smiles, the best attitude and the most joyous hearts and love for one another.  Congratulations you two! Honored to be a part of your day and in the words of the groom, this wedding gets 'a hundred percent' in my book! 

And they lived 'apply-ever after'..... ;) 


A year ago these love birds flew to the Dominican for their beach, destination wedding.  Their closest friends and family joined to witness the two exchange vows ocean side.  Twelve months later, Brittany threw on her lace dress (that she had shortened so it could be worn again) and Casey put on his linen suit to celebrate their one year anniversary milestone! As we were snapping pictures, I asked them to relive the day.  Their example of marriage is one to be noted -- with Christ as center they have continuous joy, service and mutual respect and unconditional love for one another. They are such dear friends to us and we are thrilled to walk along side of them and encourage them as they give their second year of marriage a shot!