Katie + Jasper // Sedona, AZ

Sedona, AZ

Destination wedding // September 26th 2018

We got all the desert Sedona vibes at this wedding hello!!!! This is one of my FAVORITE venues in Sedona because of the views. They are specular and breathtaking to say the least. Katie and Jasper wanted something very special for their Wednesday destination wedding.

When Katie and Jasper met years and years ago on a random chance one night on the streets of Flagstaff…they fell in love almost instantly. Well at least he did!!  He from Holland, her from Connecticut. Jasper was passing through by chance from Page, AZ to California and happened to stop in Flagstaff for the night. He had no intentions on staying or returning but once he met Katie that all changed. For the next few weeks he was visiting America, he would make his way back to Flagstaff to spend time with Katie ANY chance he got. I mean COME ON..so romantic.

After a year of long distance, Katie decided to move to Holland! YES, she made the move to be with the man she loves. Although not easy, it was worth it she says. Their love has no limits. And their wedding…wow was it incredible. With 50 of their closest friends and family from literally all over the world- they were wed with the mountains of Sedona looking down on them. It was the perfect September Wednesday. Blue skies, light breeze, warm sun. All was right with the world. They danced ALL NIGHT till the sun went down and the moon came out.

VENDORS:

Venue: Sky Ranch Lodge // Florals: Foster-Wright Floral Design // Cake: Jacqueline Rose Cakery // HAMU: Sedona Beauty Team // Catering: ROUX 66 // Dress: Rembo Styling // Planning: Gettin’ Hitched

Audrey + Kevin // Phoenix, AZ

Audrey + Kevin

El Chorro // Phoenix, Arizona // March 3rd

Phoenix in the spring is a site to see! Pink beautiful flowers blooming, cactus full of green, and everyone out and about. Chilly winter days are over but the heat of summer is headed soon. Audrey and Kevin waited for the very best moment of the year to get married. People from across the country flock to Phoenix in the spring for sports events but mostly the weather. Perfect 75 and sunny every day without fail. Their wedding could not have gone better even if they tried. Every detail did not go untouched or forgotten. I almost don’t want to write anything and want the photos to speak for themselves…..but I have to write just a little 🙂

A few years ago Kevin had just returned from school in California where he acquired a man bun and a beach tan. Audrey went out with her girlfriends on St. Patrick’s days not expecting to meet this stud of a man. Full of wild and wonder their relationship started after talking ALL night at a bar. I must say, after knowing them for over a year, the match Kevin and Audrey make literally couldn’t be better. She is compassionate, creative, and spunky. He is genuine, intentional, and calm.

The day started at BeeSpoken, a quaint Inn in downtown Scottsdale. Laughter was abundant and mimosa’s were flowing. Did I mention how FREAKING BEAUTIFUL every little detail of this wedding was thought through and remembered? Yeahhhh… it was a dream to photograph this day from start to end. The Arizona sun, I’m telling you, has something about it I’m obsessed with. Crisp bright light!! Audrey and her girls, who consisted of sisters, cousins, and best friends from college, gathered around as she got her hair and make up done in a upscale well designed chic room at the Inn. The guys played games downstairs and drank good ole beer together.

El Chorro, the wedding venue, is a happening place in North Scottsdale. With flowing fountains, Spanish styled architecture, and amazing food nestled by mountains and desert, it’s an oasis for celebrations. Can I just say… wow. Just wait till you scroll down and see every detail and color come all together. Audrey and Kevin share this love for their friends and family that was their motivating factor in their wedding day. They created a beautiful day for their people to take part in. There is something to be said about beauty and how it invites us into rest and take a step away from the chaos of the world. Each wedding does this for me.It’s not about the flowers or the cake or the venue necessarily, although it helps you be drawn into beauty. It’s the moments that are shared between two families coming together, friends who haven’t seen each other in a long time, and a ceremony that only happens once a lifetime. Weddings invite us, for one night, to reconnect, eat good food with good friends, and have fun dancing like a kid again.

I’ve never seen the father of a bride be so in love with his new son coming into the family as I watched Audrey’s Dad invite Kevin in. It made me tear up thinking about how they once were strangers but overtime became family. Their wedding was full of these kind of moments throughout the day. Two families joining and SO freakin excited about it. This one will be written down in the books for me. Enjoy looking through the beautiful photos, they were so fun to take!

VENDORS: Venue: El Chorro // Dress: Uptown Bridal // Flowers: AZ Wildflower // Planning: Revel Wedding Co. // Hair: Madi Sienicki // Make Up: Hailey- Blended Skincare // Linens: La Tavola // Rentals: Confetti Studio, Tremaine Ranch // Cake: Ruze Cake House // Live Music: Kyle Kovalchick // DJ: Ray the DJ // Videography: Corona Films Co. // Photobooth: Mirror Me Photo Booth // Paper items: Minted