Kate Spade & Spirited Away Japanese Anime inspired wedding

I absolutely love when couples combine various aspects of their personality into their wedding decor.  That is EXACTLY what Victoria & Patrick did with their Kate Spade and Spirited Away Japanese Anime inspired wedding last weekend.  But let's back up a bit... Patrick and Victoria met while attending Our Lady of the Lake University.  Their first date [...]

Make the most of your bridal show experience

You said "Yes".  Now it's time to plan your wedding, and you have decided to attend a bridal show. Whether you are going to a smaller show like the Plano Bridal show, or you are tackling a large show such as the Dallas Bridal Show, you can quickly become overwhelmed unless you have a game plan.  I have some tips and ideas that I have gathered over the last e[...]

How to choose your photographer

A challenge every couple faces is how to choose your photographer.  This is a particularly daunting task because there are just so many qualified photographers in the Dallas Fort Worth area that it becomes overwhelming to narrow them down.  Here are a few pointers for you so that you don't lose your mind when choosing the best photographer for your wedding d[...]

Sarah & Philip's Garland Wedding

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[...]

Stay within your wedding budget

No one has limitless money, as nice as that would be.  Regardless if your wedding budget is $50,000 or $5,000, you are doing your very best to stick to it, and it isn't always easy.  The bride magazines all give you advice on cutting out one thing or another, and some of that advice you just aren't willing to take.  So, here are some of the points I used whe[...]

What to wear to an engagement session

Engagement sessions are my favorite.  I love capturing the love that my couples share and telling their story in such a unique way. One of the questions I get the most is what to wear to an engagement session.  So, here are a few things to think about when coming up with your engagement wardrobe. 1. Choose one or two outfits - First, you should limit your[...]

Amy & Jesse's Engagements at Sundance Square

I am just a little behind on blogging all of these awesome client sessions in which I have been a part of recently.  The last few months have gone by in a whirlwind of beauty and activity, and I am excited to have a few minutes to share all of the pretty.  First up will be Amy & Jesse's engagements at Sundance Square. Amy & Jesse aren't getting ma[...]

What to expect during the wedding | Johanna & Fred's Catholic Wedding

One of the things that my brides and grooms want to know is what to expect during the wedding day.  After all, they have never done this before, and I have a bit more experience.  So, I thought that it might be useful to walk you through a day in the life of a wedding photographer!  =) I will be using the gorgeous wedding of Johanna & Fred.  I picked [...]

Vendor Spotlight: Providence Place Bridal

I am starting a new series of blog posts to spotlight the amazing vendors in the wedding industry that go out of their way to serve brides all around the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex.  The first one on my list is one that I have worked with the longest. Providence Place Bridal is the best place in Dallas to buy a wedding dress. I have known Lynette of Prov[...]

Bridal Show Survival Guide - For the Groom

Sorry ladies, you have a TON of websites that tell you all of the amazing bridal show tips that you should be doing before hitting these fairs and expos.  Everything from setting up a dedicated email account for your wedding to printing off labels with your name, contact information, and wedding date.  You have heard it all before.  Now, it's the guys' turn![...]