If there was something great that came out of 2020, it was the special way I got to know my couples. Big weddings were pushed a year or more. Marriages were started intimately and not as planned. But the way these couples have persevered, loved, and waited patiently to celebrate big with their best friends and family has been beautiful to watch. Has it been ideal? Not at all. Has it been beautiful? You bet.
With an extra year to plan their big day, this was a day worth waiting for. It had been over two years since I’d been to Mathew’s Manor, and I hope I’ll get to go back again soon! From Tiara’s beautiful vision of white walls and drapes to the perfect bouquets and pastel floral arrangements with a hint of fall, down to her lace gown, it was all fit for a princess. My favorite parts of the day were Tiara + Ryan’s first look and the happy tears he let flow after the ceremony that had been a long time coming.
Tiara + Ryan, it was an honor and a true joy to come alongside you on your big wedding day. But even more, it was a blessing to get to celebrate your engagement and your intimate wedding ceremony before this! You guys are so loved and it’s easy to see why.
Love + Blessings,
Photographer: Leigh Ann Goodin
Venue: Grace Hall at Mathew’s Manor
Wedding Gown: Bella Couture
Bridesmaids Dresses: Audriana Pappel + Azazie
Groom + Groomsmen Suits: Men’s Wearhouse
Entertainment: DJ Platinum/Brian Robinson
Hair + Makeup: GLOW: Haley Burdette + Jasmine Johnson
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