Traditionally, a few important wedding day details are held sacred by the bride. Keeping to herself the special touches of her bridal look, she wants her groom to be surprised when he sees her for the first time. And boy is it always worth it! The look in his eyes — from tears to sheer joy — proves how breathtaking a groom’s first look can be.
Stefanie Miles Event Design, Christina Childress Photography, Posh Couture Rentals, Perch Event Decor
A year ago, on a gorgeous February evening, any Texan listening close enough could hear the distant sound of a joyful crowd belting Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing!” at the top of their lungs. Moments later, the happiest newlyweds departed through a pathway shining with sparklers — eager to begin their beautiful, married life.
A natural background, fresh air, the sun shining warmly on your face — all perfect reasons for having an outdoor ceremony.
Thanin Viriyaki Photography , Paris Bakery
Author William Arthur Ward said, “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” So in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we can’t help but express our deepest gratitude for all who have made The Laurel home for their most important events.
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