Our Wedding: Getting Ready

Posted 06/15/2011 by in Local, Photography \ 8 comments

So I have a problem, I love our wedding pictures so much (thanks to our amazing photographers) and I had a really hard time cutting down which pictures to post. So, I hope you are all ready for an overload of amazing photography! For our wedding recap posts, I’m going to go through the day in pictures so you get a …


Our Wedding Rehearsal & Dinner

Posted 05/23/2011 by in Local, Rehearsal Dinner \ Leave a comment

The day of our rehearsal (April Fools Day) was an incredibly hot day! It was the first day of the year to hit 100…this was incredibly worrisome for our wedding the very next day. Our coordinator and fill-in officiant were great though and kept things moving quickly.

After running through rehearsal, everyone headed over to Tia Rosa’s restaurant in Gilbert for …


Our Wedding Video

Posted 05/16/2011 by in Local, Photography, Videography \ 4 comments

We are completely emotional over this video – Loren and Lex from Brinton Films did an incredible job! It is so amazing to watch the best day of our lives unfold in a beautiful video. They truly captured the love and emotion we were feeling that day.

We also received a sneak peek of our pictures from Davis Photographers. I …


Our Welcome Bags

Posted 05/09/2011 by in Favors, Local \ 2 comments

I apologize for not posting lately…I was busy getting married this past month!! Here I will start the beginning of the wedding recap posts! Soon we will have a wedding video trailer and professional pictures to post, but for now, I will be posting on a few more pre-wedding items.

One thing my mom and I spent quite a bit of …


Family Wedding Photos

Posted 03/07/2011 by in Life, Local, The Planning Process \ Leave a comment

One special thing we are doing to honor our families at our wedding is having family wedding pictures displayed at cocktail hour. I have been collecting as many generations of pictures as possible from both sides of the families. We are fortunate enough to have all four pictures of my great-grandparents and we even know the dates of their weddings! …


How Our Invitations Came Together

Posted 03/03/2011 by in DIY, Local, Stationery \ 8 comments

As I previously posted, our invitations went out last month and we have been receiving a steady stream of RSVP cards. As I was going through the pictures of the assembly process, it makes it look easy. Trust me, it was very intense and not the easiest invitations I have put together! (This is my fifth set of invites designing …


Honeymoon Fashion Wishlist

Posted 02/28/2011 by in Honeymoons & Travel, Local, What To Wear \ 2 comments

I absolutely love January. To me, it feels like a fresh start to eat healthy, workout and organize life. But I really think the most exciting part about January is that spring clothes are making their way into the stores. This is extra exciting for me this year as I am looking for some fun outfits and accessories to take …


Our Wedding Invitations

Posted 02/21/2011 by in DIY, Local, Stationery \ 30 comments

I am so excited to finally be sharing picture of our wedding invitations with all of you. They went out a couple weeks ago and we have already received over 20 RSVP cards! I designed, printed and assembled them myself and my fiance drew the flower flourish at the top. My mom, moh and junior bridesmaid all helped with the …


Dream Wedding Shoes

Posted 02/15/2011 by in Local, What To Wear \ 3 comments

Great news, the never ending hunt for the perfect wedding shoes is over! Last weekend my mom and I had such an amazing shopping trip. We ended up finding my wedding shoes, ties for the ushers and a dress for the rehearsal dinner that will also be perfect to bring on the honeymoon. It was slightly more expensive than what …


My Bridal Shower

Posted 02/09/2011 by in Bridal Shower, Floral and Decor, Local \ 3 comments

This past weekend was my bridal shower hosted by my mom, Brooke and the bridesmaids. They sure did throw a beautiful shower, I feel so loved!

My mom and moh put a ton of time and energy into making everything look just right. My moh shopped for months for vases and other containers. It really made everything look extra special! My …


Coffee Filter Flowers

Posted 01/24/2011 by in Floral and Decor, Local, Rehearsal Dinner \ 4 comments

A few months ago, I saw a tweet from Ami about a coffee filter flower tutorial on Design Sponge. I was so happy to come across this link, because these paper flowers are perfect for the Mexican fiesta theme of our rehearsal dinner! I was also so excited about it because it led me to this great DIY website, Aunt Peaches.

After seeing the …


S&T Wedding Details

Posted 01/17/2011 by in Floral and Decor, Local, Stationery \ 3 comments

As promised in an earlier post, here are a few of the fabulous professional pictures from Mike’s brother’s wedding on November 6. It was a beautiful day in San Tan Valley, Arizona at Encanterra Country Club. The photographers are my favorites, Davis Wedding Photographers. There are so many amazing pictures, but one of my favorites is this sunset picture of …