I have enjoyed getting to know Sarah and Philip throughout this last year and taking part in their beautiful Garland wedding.  These two have hearts of gold and the love that they share for each other is obvious.

How did it all start?

Sarah and Philip met at a mutual friend’s party back in 2012.  They decided to take their first date at the Texas State Fair.  Both of them were so nervous to impress each other that they dressed up, forgetting that it was really hot outside.  Despite the heat, though, they laughed and had a great time.  She remembers coming home and telling her roommate that she was going to marry him one day.

Sarah knew early on that she wanted to marry Philip.  She said, “There was just something about the way he treated me and his genuine and caring heart that just made me melt.”  Philip realized that he had to have Sarah as his wife when he knew he could be himself around her.  She is his very best friend and anytime they aren’t together, he is miserable.

How did the proposal go?

They were in Vegas with some friends and decided to go see The Beatles ‘Love’ Cirque show.  They were walking around before the show and wandered into a small secret garden-like area with beautiful palm trees.  Philip asked an employee there to take a picture with his phone, but really set it up for video.  He went down to tie his shoe (which didn’t have any laces) and came back up with the ring.  Sarah said it was perfect!!

Wedding Day

The wedding day finally arrived and the ladies gathered at the Hyatt Place Dallas-Richardson to get ready.  The room was a furry of activity, yet Sarah was cool, calm and collected.

The vendors that took part in this gorgeous day included:

Getting Ready Venue: Hyatt Place Dallas-Richardson | Hair & Makeup: The Styling Stewardess | Videographer: Spotlight Video/Photo | Ceremony venue: First United Methodist Church in Garland | Ceremony coordination & florals: Charky Wilson | Reception venue: The Atrium at Granville Arts Center | Caterer: Culinary Arts Catering | Cake: Sweet Somethings by Ashleigh | DJ: Ryan Campbell with DJ Connections | Photography: Who else but me? Christina Truelove Photography | Second Shooter: Marissa

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Sarah and Philip, your wedding was spectacular and I feel so honored to be a part of it all.  I am also so excited to meet your little one!  I know you two are going to be amazing and loving parents.

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