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Amanda & Coleman | Backyard Arizona Orchard Wedding

From high school sweethearts to husband and wife, Amanda and Coleman have proven that soulmates do exist! 

Their November wedding was held at Coleman's Nana and Papa's house, which just so happens to sit on a gorgeous pecan orchard right in Glendale, Arizona. The weather was a little dreary that morning with scattered rain showers, but we had clear sunny skies by the time they were ready for their First Look (one of my personal favorite moments to capture for a bride and groom!). The pecan and citrus trees made for a natural aisle for the ceremony and they could have put out folding tables and chairs and it still would have been perfection because the backyard is that gorgeous. But it was transformed into the perfect reception area with a dozen farm tables and tons of greenery, lace, and candles. Family surrounded them on their day, including Coleman's uncle who officiated their ceremony complete with jokes about how long it took for them to finally tie the knot. 

Amanda is already a beautiful woman, inside and out, but she looked absolutely stunning in her wedding gown. Coleman obviously agreed judging by his reaction during their First Look, and he didn't keep his hands off of her for the rest of the night. It is truly a site to see a couple so in love and the way that they smile and laugh so sweetly together can bring a tear to anyone's eyes that is lucky enough to witness it. I could tell that all of the friends that were at their wedding are like best friends because each and every one of them partied and celebrated with Amanda and Coleman like there was no tomorrow, and there were endless hugs and laughs all night long. I especially loved when Amanda and her girlfriends serenaded Coleman on the dance floor to the song "Cinema"! It was just so obvious that they've all made such good memories together already and that these two have always been a strong couple. 

Amanda and Coleman, thank you for giving me the privilege of being the one to capture your last moments together as an engaged couple, and your first moments together as husband and wife! Your happiness is contagious and I wish you nothing but the best on your newest adventure together! Love you!! 

 

PS. If you want to re-live the cutest engagement session ever, click here to see Amanda & Coleman in Sedona!

 

VENDOR TEAM

WEDDING COORDINATOR: Laki Events & Design

FLORIST: Table Tops, Etc. 

RENTALS: Big AZ Promotions

WEDDING SIGNS: Joslyn Brown & Laki Events & Design

BRIDAL GOWN: Ivory Row

HAIR & MAKEUP: Tayler Made Creations & Corey Egge

MENSWEAR: Men's Wearhouse

CATERER: Cooking from Roots

DJ: Sergio with Push Play Entertainment