Real Weddings


Featured Wedding: Milagros and Aaron

by Azure

Special feature by William Long of William + Patricia Photography This March, we had a chance to travel to Dallas to capture the story of Milagros and Aaron. Over the past year we got to know them as a couple by traveling to Austin to photograph their engagement session and by having great phone conversations prior to their wedding. Their wedding day took place at the Gaylord Hotel in Grapevine, which is right outside of Dallas and which is now one of our favorite venues! ...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Bridal Photo Shoot in San Fran’s Vibrant Chinatown

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Why hello from sunny England! Oh yes you read that right, it is super sunny today which has automatically put me in a cheery mood despite the fact that I know my porcelain skin will burn! I was sent these last week from photographer Kristy Huston, she and her Bride Nancy braved the San Fran tourists to get these gorgeous snaps in Chinatown and by the beach. I am all about that pink parasol... in fact I could do with one of those right now! Rock ‘n Roll...

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Real Wedding Challenges: Getting Married on Short Notice

by Azure

On the last Friday of every month we introduce you to a real married couple that worked through a challenge in planning their wedding. Since these couples are no longer in the midst of planning a wedding, we think you’ll find their solutions and perspectives refreshing. To read the first two Real Wedding Challenges, click here and here. This month was my wedding anniversary, and since I didn’t quite finish editing the article about my first choice of a couple… I thought I’d...

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Featured Wedding: Miguel and Thaymee

by Azure

Special Feature by Tim Hussey of Hussey Photography Miguel and Thaymee Ortiz just celebrated their seven-year anniversary in style! When they first wed seven years ago, they didn't get to have a full wedding celebration with family and friends, so they decided to plan the wedding that they never had to celebrate seven years of love!

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Featured Wedding: Enid and Casey

by Azure

Special feature by Ayesha Onyekwelu of Bedazzled Photography. April 4th was the day Enid was brought into this world and also the day, in 2009, she vowed to spend the rest of her life with Casey. Enid, a Texas resident, met Casey while she was vacationing in London, where Casey lived. After a year of dating, Casey knew he could not spend one more day without Enid and he asked her to marry him. He left the other side of the pond to be with his true love in Dallas, Texas. Their...

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Featured Wedding: Brooks and Heather

by Azure

Special feature by Jackie Wonders of Jackie Wonders Photography Brooks and Heather are such a sweet couple. He's a youth pastor for a church here in San Diego and she works for a non-profit organization. They're such servants and givers who had the most loving friends, kindest family, and a super, super fun bridal party! They decided to do a first-look session (which gives some great alone time before a crazy day awaits!) to get the best photos and to calm some nerves. Then we...

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Featured Wedding: Tiffany and Ben

by Azure

Special feature by Sally Kolar of Sally Kolar Photography. Ben and Tiffany tied the knot on May 9th, 2009, in Aiken, South Carolina at the beautiful Rose Hill Estate. Tiffany and Ben choose the Rose Hill Estate because of the beautiful gardens and the Victorian house located on the estate. Tiffany's dress is from David's Bridal. She loved the dress because it made her feel like a fairy princess. Tiffany chose to add colorful wings because she wanted something vibrant and full of...

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Happy Anniversary Danny!

by Azure

I hope you will all forgive me for taking advantage of my job here to say "Happy Anniversary Honey, I love you." Sorry, but really, at what other job could I get away with this?

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Featured Wedding: Jessica and Matt

by Azure

Special feature by Erica Velasco of Vision Photographs. She was beautiful and stylish. He was dapper and calm. Packer was ready… to trot down the aisle to his parents. They were finally a happy family. I was so excited to document Jessica and Matt’s wedding at Ancala Country Club. Wow what a beautiful day! The sun was shining, the air was brisk, the perfect time of year for a wedding. I am so happy for Matt and Jessica. They are some of the nicest and kindest people you...

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Featured Wedding: Sarah and Joe

by Azure

Special Feature by Michelle Huber of Huber Photography. Joe and Sarah were married Feb 7th, 2009, in Woodbury, MN. Sarah is the nicest, sweetest young woman I think I have ever met, and Joe is equally sweet - it's so amazing that they found each other. They actually met in high school, and dated for seven years. The pastor talked about how thrilled he was to officiate their wedding! He also said that he knew that they would have a strong marriage because of their faith. Before I...

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Featured Wedding from a Fabulous Caterer!

by Azure

Special Feature by Jody Wimer ofJody's Pantry Catering This wedding took place at one of our exclusive catering venues The Buhl Mansion- a five diamond, Select Registry property that has won a bevy of awards! The lovely gardens showcased a cocktail and butlered champagne hour and then dinner was served in the tented courtyard with beautiful satin linens, charger plates and chiavari chairs. The wedding cake was created by our owner Jody in rolled chocolate fondant with hand...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Pink Hair and Her Mother’s Wedding Dress

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Happy Monday! I hope you have all had an awesome weekend. I have an absolutely amazing wedding to bring into your lives today - pink haired bride oh yes! Normally when I find a wedding as fabulous as this I feature it straight away on Rock ‘n Roll Bride, however I thought this would be an amazing wedding to share with you as it really encompasses everything I love about rock n roll weddings! The Bride, Ingo, wore her mother's wedding dress that was...

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Featured Wedding: Shannon and Chris

by Azure

Special feature by Tim and Sasha Rothwell of Rothwell Photography. Shannon and Chris had the perfect day! I know that is said about many weddings but we have never had a wedding that was as perfect as this sweet wedding. The couple choose to do the “first look” photo session, which gave us a great amount of time to do gorgeous portraits! We highly recommend this to every couple. Not only do you get lots of great pictures, you also have some intimate time with each other before...

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Featured Wedding: Tony and Ashley

by Azure

Special Feature by Laura Parker of Fairy Tale Photography. Ashley was a second-grade teacher and Tony's nephew was in her class. Once Tony saw her, he knew he wanted to get to know her better. Two years later, he popped the question - and the rest is history. Their wedding was March 13, 2009 at Ashton Depot. It was cold, raining, and amazing! Editor's Update: People have been wondering who the florist for this wedding was. Laura e-mailed to let us know that those gorgeous...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Featured Wedding at England’s Bradley House

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride I consider myself a very lucky blogger. I get sent so much amazing stuff that my job is practically done for me! So this week I decided to take a different approach to the sometimes daunting task of selecting which wedding of all the amazing ones I come across to use for my guest post. So I put a little update on twitter (feel free to follow me and say hi by the way, I’m under RocknRollBride surprisingly http://twitter.com/RocknRollBride) saying ‘I'm on...

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Featured Wedding: Elizabeth and Brian

by Azure

Special feature by Sarah Brooke Carpinelli of Sarah Brooke Photography Elizabeth and Brian were married in June 2008 and are a great example of a bride and groom truly enjoying their wedding day! Elizabeth planned plenty of time into her day to relax between events and spend time with her loved ones. Their ceremony was located at an unremarkable church and they opted for photos beforehand in Seattle's iconic Pike Place Market and Olympic Sculpture Park. Afterwards, they enjoyed...

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Featured Wedding: Abby and Luke

by Azure

Special feature by Shannon Porter of Shannon Porter Photography I photographed the wedding of Abby & Luke on March 7th, 2009 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Their wedding still stands out in my mind as it was a beautiful combination of "visual opposites" between the elegance and beauty of the bride and the powerful image of the groom in Army dress blues. ...Not to mention the more traditional church wedding ceremony tied in with stops at a Harley Davidson motorcycle shop and a ride on...

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Featured Wedding: Kristi and Mike

by Azure

Special feature by Laura Parker of Fairy Tale Photography Kristi and Mike met at work. He proposed to her watching House and they are an adorable couple! She bought several wedding dresses for her fun and funky wedding at The Hickory Street Annex in Dallas. The one she wanted was from J. Crew and was sold out with no hope of getting there before the wedding. Three weeks before her wedding, they called and asked her if she still wanted the dress! It was a perfect night and a...

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Featured Wedding: Christina and Andy

by Azure

Special Feature by Sarah Sloboda, New York Photographer I had the honor of photographing Christina and Andy's wedding at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, in Tarrytown, New York. When Christina and I first spoke on the phone, she and Andy had planned to "elope" in Central Park, but family members' opinions weighed in strongly, and soon a full-fledged wedding was in order. After we spoke, Christina and I found ourselves in the same ceramics class in my neighborhood in Brooklyn -...

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Real Wedding Challenges: The Importance of Declaring Your Love

by Azure

We have two great loves here at the Savvy Scoop: interesting stories and finding inspiration to help you make your wedding special. Our monthly feature Real Wedding Challenges combines both of these loves. On the last Friday of every month we introduce you to a real married couple who worked through a challenge in planning their wedding. Since these couples are no longer in the midst of planning a wedding, we think you’ll find their solutions and perspectives refreshing. To read the...

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Featured Wedding: Maria and Joe

by Azure

Special Feature by Stacey & Kelly Chance ofDiscovery Bay Studios Wedding Photography Maria and Joe were married March 21st, 2009 on the beautiful grounds of the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California. Maria had planned and dreamed of holding her wedding there for almost two years. When the big day arrived, scattered rain was in the forecast. Sure enough, just as the beautiful bride was about to walk down the aisle, the rain began. Maria really wanted her dream wedding...

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Featured Wedding: Cassandra and Samuel

by Azure

Special Feature by Sally Kolar of Sally Kolar Photography. Cassandra and Samuel Williams were married quickly on March 7th, 2008, in a military chapel wedding at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Immediately afterward Samuel, who is an active Army recruiter, was sent to Miami, Florida for duty. They never had a "real" wedding... Until one year later, when Cassandra planned the wedding of her dreams and was "remarried"! Cassandra and Samuel remarried at the Partridge Inn in Augusta, Georgia. Her...

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Featured Wedding: Kristi and Daniel

by Azure

Special feature by Wendy Cooper of Something Blue Photography Kristi and Daniel got married in a "castle" outside of the very small town of Ludowici, Georgia. There is a relatively new event venue built to resemble a castle in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by woods. The couple chose this location because it references Daniel's family castle, which has special meaning for the couple. They were the perfect Cinderella and Prince Charming.

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Another fabulous wedding captured with artistic photos

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Wow, what a busy week it has been over at Rock n Roll Bride HQ. I have not only launched myself a little contest to find a new slogan (plug plug!) but I have been inundated with amazing amazing amazing engagements, weddings, videos all week (not that it is any cause for complaint!) So I had a plethora of little gems to choose from to share with you all this week. It really was a toughie (mainly because I just want to post them all on my RnR Bride!) but I have...

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