A wonderful thing happened this week. Between a chaotic week at work and being up to my nose in boxes at my apartment (#movingproblems), it was a much welcomed surprise to open my email and see those three little words: “your wedding photos.”
all the heart eyes.
And as promised, l’m going to share some pictures of my favorite moments with you (shout out to our incredibly talented photographers at Forage + Film).
From our first look to the last dance, our wedding day was everything I (we) dreamed. Planning a wedding from across the country was definitely as challenge, but it was worth it all (and wouldn’t have been possible without our amazing family + friends). I’ll share all the fun little DIYs and details in another post, but today I just want to share some of my favorite moments from the day.
One of my most treasured memories was our first look. I actually always imagined that the first time I would see my husband-to-be would be walking down the aisle, but as we began planning our timeline, it just made more sense to do a first look. We wanted to get as many photos as possible done before the ceremony + reception because A) Zack and I didn’t want to miss any of the party and B) I really wanted some beautiful outdoor shots with the wedding party, and the venue, although amazing, didn’t have my dreamy outdoor backdrop for photos. But deciding to do the first look paid off more than I could have dreamed. Not only did we get some amazing pictures, but we got to spend some quality one on one time together AND just relax and hang out before the ceremony.
Now somehow I managed to narrow down a thousand pictures into 20 of my favorites that capture the day, so I hope you enjoy!
XO – Courtney
oh oh…and the icing on the cake this week? my best friend, Brittany Hall, got engaged!!
photographers // forage + film
venue // the boondocks
dress // BHLDN
bridesmaids dresses // lulus
flowers // etsy