At Ranch Austin in Austin, Texas with Chris + Jacie
The warm sun gleamed down as Jacie & Chris stood hand in hand at the foot of the alter professing their lifelong commitment to one another. Bridesmaids to the left in gorgeous deep merlot colored gowns that draped to the ground. The groomsmen were to the right and were stunningly dashing in their Midnight Blue suits. Blush colored garden roses were mixed with wine colored blooms sprinkled throughout each bouquet.
The details seemed to be so finely thought of-the gorgeous Deep Blue & Gold Invitation Suite, the spectacular Navy Kendra Scott Ocean-esque bride's earrings, chunky heeled strappy champagne heels and the perfectly placed gold geometric pendants hanging from the alter. This was the wedding of dreams y'all! Take a look for yourself!
The two exchanged a few pretty amazing gifts to each other before the wedding. Chris bought Jacie a Chloe purse she had had her eye on and Jacie bought Chris a pair of really nice Luechese Classic Handmade boots. Both were very wedding worthy gifts & they were each equally excited as they unwrapped their thoughtful surprise. Jacie also gifted each of her bridesmaids, mother and (soon-to-be) mother-in-law with lovely Kendra Scott earrings! Chris gifted each of his groomsmen with a brand new pair of cognac wing tipped dress shoes, fancy dress socks, a tie & of course a cigar and a small bottle of liquor to get all the nerves out before the ceremony. They all took a shot just before go time!
Jacie didn't want to let Chris see her before the isle, but she did insist on seeing her two brothers in her dress for a first look. The two brothers were speechless as they saw their gorgeous sister in her wedding gown for the very first time. She was such a stunning bride & her brothers were blown away with the sight of their beautiful sister just moments before she confessed her love to the love of her life. It was a really special moment-perfect actually.
The sweet smell of the flowers filled the air as the couple said their vows. The guests filled every seat eagerly waiting to witness the kiss between the two that would seal the deal. As the two were pronounced husband and wife, time stopped for if only for a moment as their lips locked. It was official. Jacie & Chris were married and the joy that radiated over everyone present was so evident, it was almost as obvious as the sun shining on each person. These two belong together & this was the moment they had waited for their entire lives. Smiles were on every guest's face and laughter erupted in celebration and excitement just knowing that Jacie & Chris were finally married!
I learned that Chris has a rather pricey hobby. He enjoys purchasing & fixing up old vehicles -preferably old Ford trucks. He even bought Jacie her very own truck that he fixed up himself & presented to her for her birthday earlier in the year & she was absolutely thrilled & completely caught off guard. I was so impressed with these two & I am so happy they are together forever! Oh, and how adorable are the truck-shaped cookies they had at the dessert table?! Also, the floor length mirror with draping greenery and geometric table decorations were absolutely magazine-worthy adornments that set the romantic mood for the evening.
As I got to know a bit more about Jacie & Chris, I began seeing myself so invested in their love story & it was hard to not tear up when listening to their closest friends and family grab the mic to give a speech to show respect for the pair.
Special thanks to all of the fabulous vendors who made this wedding a reality for Jacie & Chris!
The Creative Team:
Coordination, Florals & Lighting: Valerie Miller Events (Valerie & Nicolet)
Venue: Ranch Austin (Katie, Chris & Melissa)
Photographer + Video : Lyndsay Lyon Photography (Lyndsay-Photo/ Drew-Video)
Caterer: It's All Good BBQ (Dan)
Alcohol : Spec's Delivery (Evan Davis)
DJ & Lighting: Penguin Entertainment (Joshua Wilkinson)
Hair + Make-up: Lip Service (Billy & Jamie)
Jewelry: Kendra Scott
Rentals: Uptown Event Rentals
Photo Booth: Pixster (David)
Cookies: Friend of Bride & Groom
Bundt Cake: Nothing Bundt Cakes (Samantha)
Officiant: Alex Stowell (Friend of Bride & Groom)