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Thursday, April 7, 2011

January 8, 2011 Part 1

Stefanie Carreon & Myron Johnson

Saturday, January 8, 2011 @ 11am

The Sanctuary & The Atrium


Wedding Coordinator: Jacqueline Hill Events

Officiant: Scott Ward

Florist: Trennis Peters, Wild at Heart

Photographer: Carter Rose w/ F8 Studios


{the Sanctuary}

Starting Fresh

I'm starting fresh.

I attempted to catch up on all the 2010 weddings, but I failed. I deserve an F. I always strived to be an A student. So this is very hard to swallow. There have been many times that I have wanted to jump on the blog and post a quick blurp from a recent wedding but I didn't allow myself to do it. Why not you ask?? Because I felt pressure to not post anything new until I caught up on the old weddings. I'm weird like that. I put lots of undo pressure on myself (just ask my husband ... hehe) I was so overwhelmed with how many old weddings I needed to post that I did not know where to start. Therefore, I never started. So I am releasing 2010! I am giving myself permission to skip ahead to 2011. To start fresh. I am so sorry to the 2010 bride's and groom's that I did not get to. I must move forward with my life. Whew ... a weight has been lifted :)

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Shutterfly + FREE CARDS = Christmas Joy

I'm taking a break from my normal wedding posts to let you know about Shutterfly's awesome Christmas card promotion! Shutterfly is my go-to website for all things photo! I've used them for Christmas cards, birth announcements and photo prints over the years. It's just so easy to upload and organize photos on Shutterfly.com. I'm really looking forward to making a photo book of my daughter's first year of life. And if I'm a good mom (hehe) I'll do one every year! It seems like such a great way to showcase all our of favorite photos. BUT first I must get my Christmas cards out! Shutterfly is offering bloggers 50 FREE Christmas cards! They have such cute designs! You've got to check them out. You can even shop for Christmas gifts too!
How cute would it be to use a photo from your wedding as your Christmas card picture this year? I think THIS would be adorable! Use could even incorporate your new monogram!
Or maybe send out a wedding photo thank you card like THIS ONE to your guests. They would love to see a photo from your big day.
And lastly, you should make something for yourself! Take 12 of your favorite wedding photos and create a calendar like THIS. Each month you'll have a fabulous photo to look at! And if you're not into having a calendar of your own pictures, make one for your parents and in-laws. They will love it!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

May 8, 2010 Part 1

Susanna Burnham & Andrew Ferguson
Saturday, May 8, 2010 @ 4pm
The Sanctuary/The Atrium
Susanna and her family should win the prize for attending the most FBCD weddings over the past 5 years! I've done ALOT of weddings, but the Burnham girls have attending ALOT of weddings too! I was thrilled that this time Susanna was the BRIDE! She is such a sweetheart. Susanna and Andrew have a lot of friends! They may also will the award for largest wedding party. Let's see ...
- 11 Bridesmaids
- 10 Groomsmen
- 10 Flowergirls (yes, that's right!)
- 3 Ringbearers
- 4 Ushers
- 11 House Party Girls
- 5 Musicians
- 1 Bagpiper
- 10 Honored Family Members (Parents, Grands, Aunts)
- 1 Minister
- 1 Bride :)
- 1 Groom :)
In case you're counting, that's 68 people! WOW!
Out of the 68, 6 of them have gotten married at FBCD in the past 3 years.
I have to share this too ... the groom "plays" the shofar (a horn that you blow). Susanna surprised him with a beautiful new shofar at the rehearsal and asked him to play it right be fore she enters during the ceremony. It was really neat! You'll see a picture of it below. The Bagpiper played out on the plaza as guests arrived and then in the lobby as they walked to the reception.
Bagpiper: Don Shannon
Florist: Didn't write it down, trying to remember. I'm pretty sure it was Mockingbird Florist!
Videographer: First Baptist Dallas
Reception: The Atrium
:: The Sanctuary ::

:: The Shofar ::

:: The Atrium ::
:: First Reception done by our new and fabulous chef, Tim Mozell ::

May 1, 2010

Jessica Lively & Jake Freeman
Saturday, May 1, 2010 @ 6pm
The Sanctuary
Videography: Next Day Rising
:: The Sanctuary ::

April 30, 2010

Ashley Cagle & Cameron Wood
Friday, April 30, 2010 @ 7pm
Truett Chapel
A Friday night wedding! We don't have the opportunity to do them very often because Saturday weddings have Friday rehearsals, which means we cannot do a Friday night wedding. But it worked out for Ashley and Cameron!
I loved working with sweet Ashley {and her mom} over the past year. Not only is she a gorgeous person on the outside, she couldn't be sweeter to work with!! Ashley and her mom worked hard to plan a beautiful wedding, but some things just can't be prevented. Ashley's original photographer {can you see where this is going} did engagement pictures for them, then disappeared. They could not be reached any longer. YIKES! Ashley and her mom decided that was too risky for the wedding day ... what if they didn't show ... so they asked me for some suggestions. I've come to know Paul Ernest over the past couple of years. He has been a part of some major life experiences for me and my family (couple photo shoot, maternity pics and newborn pics of our daughter). He is a fantastic photographer and an even better person. So I immediately suggested him to Ashley. She called and reserved him over the phone! A few short weeks later he was photographing their wedding! Love a happy story ending! I'll get to see Ashley and Cameron again in April 2011 when her Maid of Honor, Erin, gets married
Florist: Kim May, 214-315-5610
:: Truett Chapel ::

Thursday, November 11, 2010

July 24, 2010

Trudy Hill & Hud Hartson
Saturday, July 24, 2010 @ 1pm
Truett Chapel
Videographer: First Baptist Dallas
Amanda Cox & Matt Fabish
Saturday, July 24, 2010 @ 6:30pm
Truett Chapel
I do not have any information for the Cox/Fabish Wedding! Hope to receive the vendors, then I will post them.

*I was on Maternity Leave during July & August. I do not have personal photos or stories to post for the weddings during those months.*