Our Wedding | First Look with my Dad


Rob and I were both completely set on not having a first look of our own, but I always knew I most definitely wanted to have a first look with my dad. Just thinking about those sweet, private moments makes me tear up all over again! My first look with my daddy was so, so special, and I cherish those memories with him so much. It was surreal descending the grand staircase of the Merrimon Wynne towards my daddy waiting at the bottom for me. He is the very best dad in the world, and this was an incredibly special moment with him. My dad has loved, supported, helped, and encouraged me every moment of my life, and he is truly the best of the best. Cue all the happy tears (again!). I love his genuine excitement and happiness when he saw me in my wedding dress for the first time… knowing his little girl was mere moments away from getting married to the love of her life! And the image of me wiping away his tears (or as he calls it, “allergies” – ha!) makes me cry all over again. These images are unbelievably priceless, as was every moment of the whole day!! Love you, daddy!




all stunning images by the incredible Ally and Bobby

Our wedding, part 1: getting ready

Our wedding, part 2: bridesmaid reveal

Our wedding, part 3: praying together

Our stellar vendor team, whom we adore so much and are endlessly grateful to:

Photographer Ally and Bobby
Wedding planner, designer, stylist (me!) Stephanie Shaul Events
Wedding coordinator Happily Ever After
Venue Merrimon Wynne
Florals Serendipity Designs
Catering Beau Catering
Cake The Cupcake Shoppe
DJ Bunn DJ Co.
Hair + makeup Teighla Norris
Invitations Sage Paper Co.
Programs + verse sign Sage Paper Co.
Calligraphy Stephanie Shaul Events
Vintage stamps Verde Studio
Rentals CE Rental
Bar + napkin rental Cottage Luxe
Brass candlesticks Greenhouse Picker Sisters
Cocktail napkins For Your Party
Officiant Tyler Jones of Vintage Church
Ceremony cross Homemade Bride
Guestbook Bible IV Leather Goods
Wedding gown New York Bride and Groom
Jewelry Kate Spade and Moon and Lola
Ties High Cotton Ties and The Tie Bar

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