Each parent – four people total – gave a speech in a beautiful reception hall at Wedgewood Weddings in Mesa after the traditional speeches. Each had a dramatic pause while they regained their composure. Each one had shining drops in their eyes as they spoke from the heart, paused, and professed their love and happiness for their children. Watching Rachael and Aaron tear up brought a sting of tears to my eyes. It became clear in that moment that our gorgeous bride and groom were not only rooted in deep love for each other but also a deep love from their friends and family as well. And it was beautiful.
Every detail was a dream—a true fairy tale wedding. It was inspired by Beauty and the Beast, after all!! The beautiful rose bouquets designed by Maggie Waller, Aaron’s boss, the golden rose that was carried down the aisle by their adorable ring bearer, the beautiful shades of maroon and navy with hints of gold, the stemware that were candelabras, the gorgeous painting that was also a guest book, carefully chosen porcelain characters and picture frames, the beautifully layered wedding dress, the perfect princess shoes – everything was absolutely a dream! What better setting for this couple to profess their covenant of love before God, friends, and family!!
Rachael and Aaron, I was inspired all day by the beauty of you, your family, and your wedding. As a friend, I must say I am even more inspired by the beauty of your anchored faith, your steadfast love, and selfless passion for each other. This fairytale wedding is only the beginning; your future is bright and many adventures lie ahead.
The Creative Crew
Venue – Wedgwood Weddings | Bride’s Dress – Almond Tree Boutique | Bride’s Ring – Capri Jewelers | Bride’s Shoes – JC Penny | Accessories – Amazon | Bridesmaid’s Dresses – Amazon | Catering – Included with Wedgewood Venue | Floral Design – Maggie Waller – Aaron’s Boss | Groom’s Ring – Capri Jewelers | Groom’s/Groomsmen’s Tux & Shoes – Mr. Formal | Hair & Makeup – Amber Rose Makeup | Invitations – Included with Wedgewood Venue | Linens – Included with Wedgewood Venue | DJ – Randall Kellog Officiant – Palmcroft Baptist Church