Happy Tuesday, friends! Today seems like a beautiful day to share some images from Joey and Claire’s outdoor Nashville wedding this past weekend! They had an incredibly beautiful and emotional morning wedding, in the Celtic Cross garden at Woodmont Hills Family of God. A delicious bbq lunch followed, catered by Edley’s BBQ! And Claire arranged all the flowers for the wedding!

We have so enjoyed getting to know these two sweet people, and loved being there to celebrate with them, their family, and their friends! They both love people, and love to serve people so much–even on their own wedding day (more on that below!). Claire has been on several trips to India, and wore an anklet from India to honor her time there. Claire and Joey were first introduced by Joey’s cousin, who is married to Claire’s good friend. They met at church, and before they were introduced, Joey had already spotted Claire, and hoped that was the girl he was going to meet. When I asked Claire about their favorite things to do together, I absolutely loved her answer, which was “As corny as it sounds, we really enjoy doing everything together. Everything is more fun, more exciting, and more of an adventure when we do it together.” Not corny at all, Claire, and having someone to go on adventures with is an amazing thing, and I love that you two have that! :)

Here’s to the beginning of a beautiful story together!

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The quilt hanging behind Claire and Joey is the quilt Joey had made when he proposed, that has Claire’s nickname, some of their favorite Bible verses, and other meaningful words and phrases! So sweet.

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Congratulations, Joey and Claire! I hope you’re having an amazing time in New York!

Thank you all for stopping by the blog! We hope you have a great week, and if you’d like to keep up with the latest adventures, we would love to have you join us on Facebook and Instagram (@jencreed and @chriscreed)!

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Nashville wedding photographers-1Hello, everyone! Today we are excited to finally be able to share some of Marilyn’s bridal portraits, after sharing some of our favorites from Marilyn and Joe’s wedding earlier this week! We met Marilyn, her mother, and her grandmother at the beautiful Schermerhorn Symphony Center to create some images of her in her absolutely GORGEOUS ivory and blush gown! These are a few of our favorites:

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Congratulations again to Marilyn and Joe!

Hope you all are having a wonderful week!

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Happy Tuesday, everyone!

Saturday, we got to celebrate with and photograph Marilyn and Joe’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center wedding in Nashville! It was such a beautiful, perfect Southern celebration! Marilyn and Joe met at LSU, but now live (and got engaged!) here in Nashville. But there were still several LSU touches during the wedding! These two are so sweet together, and we have so enjoyed getting to know them a bit through the wedding process (as well as getting to know Marilyn’s mother and grandmother!). A gorgeous ceremony in the courtyard at the Schermerhorn was followed by an INCREDIBLE party. Marilyn told us that you would definitely find her on the dance floor all night, and I totally saw why after hearing the band, Az-Izz. So fun!

Here are some of our favorite images from the day!

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Totally in love with these bridesmaid dresses, and the gorgeous bouquets by Brocade Design Arts!

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So sweet!

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Gorgeous!

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The band, Az Izz was seriously incredible!

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Congratulations, Marilyn and Joe! We had such a great time with you guys, and hope you have an amazing time on your honeymoon!

Huge thanks to everyone who was a part of Marilyn and Joe’s wedding, especially Mary Alice and her fabulous team from A Delightful Day! Wedding Planning: A Delightful Day | Venue: Schermerhorn Symphony Center | Floral Design: Brocade Design Arts | Catering: Bacon & Caviar | Ceremony music: Craig Duncan Band | Reception music: Az Izz | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Hair & Makeup: Tarabella @ Hyde Salon and The Blowout Bar | Wedding Cake: Dulce Desserts | Groom’s Cake: Yeast Nashville

Thank you all for stopping by the blog! Be sure to check back on Thursday,when we will be sharing some of Marilyn’s bridal portraits! So excited!

Have a great week, everyone!

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  • August 5, 2014 - 5:53 pm

    Amy Cherry - SO stinkin’ good, ya’ll! Love the color. The one of the bridesmaids adjusting the bride is to die for. And also that entrance photo. Yum.

    :)

Great Sand Dunes engagement session

Hello everyone! We shared a little bit about Griffin and Ross in Tuesday’s post from their Breckenridge engagement session, so today we’re going to get right to the adventure of their Great Sand Dunes engagement session! Chris and I had seen some photos of the sand dunes several months ago, and pretty much flipped over how incredible it looked. So when we were planning our trip to Colorado, I mentioned it to Griffin to see if they might be up for the adventure! Lucky for us, they were!

The Sand Dunes are a three hour drive from Colorado Springs, primarily through the middle of nowhere. Seriously. Lots of mountains, and flat fields, and luckily one very tiny town that had a gas station with a bathroom haha. We spent most of the drive trying to guess how in the world giant mountains of sand were going to just appear. Then we went around a curve, and there it was, nestled at the foot of the mountains. There truly are no words to describe the incredible, grand, epic-ness of the Sand Dunes. I don’t think it’s possible to capture the scale in photos. We hiked nearly straight up for an hour, and it was one of the most physically demanding things I have ever done. But the view from the peak we reached was absolutely 100% worth it! The view was incredible from every angle, with storms in the distance, the appearance of a rainbow over the mountains opposite the dunes, the stunning light on the mountains to the right of the dunes, and the beautiful patterns and shadows on the dunes themselves. Literally awe-inspiring, and the kind of thing that makes you feel alive! I absolutely love that Ross and Griffin were totally up for whatever crazy thing we suggested, and I seriously wouldn’t have made it to the top if Griffin hadn’t pulled out her fitness coach ways and encouraged us (as she sprinted up the final slope)!

First, some pictures from the road trip there:

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First view of the dunes!

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Unbelievable.

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Love this guy :)  (Had to get some plastic bags to cover our cameras to try to protect from the wind blowing the sand around!)

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Gorgeous.

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Resting for a minute before the final push to the top!

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 Griffin and Ross–thank you guys for being so awesome, for being up for an adventure, and for driving us all over Colorado! You guys are the best, and we had such a great time with you both! We can’t wait for your wedding!!

Thanks to everyone for stopping by the blog! Have a great rest of the week!

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  • July 31, 2014 - 9:53 am

    Emily Powell - Oh my goodness. The epic-ness of this post. Beautiful couple! And these landscapes. May have teared up. Love you guys. Keep up the georgeous work.