October 22nd, 2021 was the best day of my life. I married my best friend + soulmate. I met Chey when I was 14 years old, and we started dating when I turned 16. Little did I know, this was going to be my forever. We grew up together through the years of me in high school, and then onto college but we stayed strong and never gave up despite the differences we faced so young. He was my rock and always helped me keep my head on straight to my goals, and loved me in the midst of it all. I wanted to share our wedding photos that were taken by the wonderful Rose Bowman, because I want the world to see that even in a pandemic like COVID, we were able to celebrate OUR love with our closest family and friends. We went through hell planning this wedding during the pandemic, but never gave up. I knew in the end, I didn’t want to wait any longer. I had been with him for 7 years at the time, and I was ready to call him my husband. It ended up being the most amazing night of our lives, and we are so thankful for everyone who supported us and celebrated us along the way.
Our vendors took care of us so well, and we are so appreciative of all their hard work they did to make my boho terracotta dreams come true. We got so many compliments and I continue to get so many questions about my decor and ideas, so here are images to inspire others with this color palette! It was so fun and eye opening being on the other side of the wedding world.. I’ve been a wedding photographer for 2 years now, and getting married while being a vendor was so helpful in terms of knowing more than an average bride, but it also helped me a TON with serving my couples well too since I’ve gone through it. Phew, you don’t understand what a bride goes through until you are one. So go ahead and sip a drink for the both of us, because this shiz is HARD planning…especially when you’ve never planned a huge event before.
To highlight the most amazing vendors, thank you to each and every one of you. You outdid yourself!
Venue: Ocoee Crest in Benton, TN
Photos: Rose Bowman Photos
Video: Hellen Co. Photos
Florals: Fully Alive Florals with Kimberly Evans
Month of Coordinator + Decorator: Lily and Hope Events
Decor Rentals: Red Roof Farm Vintage Company
Dress: The Dressing Room St. Pete | Justin Alexandre
Hair: Bobby Pinning by Brittney
Makeup: Makeup by Lexi B
Chey’s Suit: JCPenny
Invite Suites: Hey Hunn Paperie
Ribbon: Honeysilks Co.
Rings: Shane Co. + Manly Bands
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