When we first walked up to the Farm at South Mountain in Phoenix, AZ our first thought was… “are we still in Arizona?” It looked like a cute little picnic place from a Mark Twain novel or something! Our second thought was… “and we get to hang out with some of our favorite people all day today!” We’ve been friends with Kari and Collin for years and we’ve both known them together and apart so we’ve been privileged to watch the people and this relationship grow up to the point of marriage!
(Here’s the beautiful bride, Kari. She has the most beautiful alabaster skin (the kind that almost no one in Arizona is able to maintain with our sun damaged skin and all that) and her dark hair contrasts it perfectly. So when I saw the cute little flowers strategically placed in that dark hair, I had to catch my breath she was so beautiful (and I’m sure Collin almost passed out when he saw first her!).)
(It’s so fun when we know everyone in the bridal party because it helps us tailor the pics to match their personalities… plus we know just how crazy they’re willing to get for a photo! Okay, yeah, we told them to smile and laugh in this picture… but I promise everyone WAS this happy all day! It definitely fit the “joyful occasion” description you often hear about weddings!)
(Thanks Kari for being willing to risk that white dress on an outdoor picnic table! We hope you’re more than pleased with the results!! I love this picture because it looks like a magical, fairy tale forest! This is DEFINITELY a princess picture.
(This picture totally has a classic quality that so reflects this couple. You just know they’re going to be together forever and this picture makes them look timeless. I love how it feels like they’re walking off to the enjoy the rest of their lives together.)
To see the rest of the photographs from Kari & Collin’s wedding click here.
Congratulations you guys! Don’t forget to call us to hang out once you’re all settled in! We love you both!