Crooked Creek Club | Alpharetta, GA | September 16, 2016
Shannon and Matt were the first of our double header this past weekend. Between the split Ben and I did last weekend and the double header we had this weekend, we shot 4 weddings in two weeks! Talk about busy and talk about lots of editing! But can I tell y’all how much fun I had editing Shannon and Matt’s blog pictures?? I’m so excited to be sharing these pictures with you!
Shannon and Matt found me from Matt’s daughter, Olivia, who was friends with one of my past brides. Olivia saw Carly’s wedding and told Shannon she HAD to book me. Once I talked to Shannon, we immediately clicked! I only just met Shannon and Matt THREE weeks ago and they booked me for their wedding just about six weeks ago; but can I tell you how much I feel like I have known them for years? Shannon and I are kindred spirits. I see her spunky personality and how outgoing she is and she reminds me a lot of myself… and I can’t forget to mention her love of dancing! I’m always dancing at some point during the wedding receptions, and Shannon almost didn’t stop all night long!
Shannon and Matt had the cutest First Look! They had such a sweet moment between the two of them, but also had their children standing to the side to get to watch their moment together. What I also love is their wedding party consisted of their children and nieces and nephews. How sweet is that?? I LOVED getting to hang out with the girls during the day. Like Shannon, by the end of the evening, I felt like I knew all of them so well and were best friends for years!
Crooked Creek was seriously one of the greatest venues! They gave us two golf carts to drive around the course, which proved to be so beautiful! We had some awesome spots throughout the course to stop. My favorite by was a bridge by the creek; but what is amazing is that when we stopped to take pictures, Shannon came up with the idea to SIT on the bridge! My brides rock! So often, they will do whatever it takes for an amazing picture. These pictures of them sitting on the bridge were my favorite of the day!
Shannon and Matt, thank you so much for allowing us to be a part of your day. We had such a wonderful time getting to know you and your kiddos this weekend! I hope you’re having a great week away!
Look at these gorgeous shoes! I’m telling you, there was so much laughter and smiles while the ladies got ready! The ladies needed a little guidance in helping lace up Shannon’s dress. Once I helped them get started, Aris kicked some tail in getting it laced up correctly! I think the adult ladies would have been lost without her! Such an awesome First Look!!Look at Matt’s face! “What do you think??? I look hot, right???” I’m in LOVE with this shot! Doggie ring bearers! Shannon loves her pooches! Matt sang to Shannon during the ceremony- so sweet! Excited to hug him after he sang to her! The girls were singing a song at the end of the ceremony and it kept messing up about 20 seconds in and played a different song. Shannon decided to dance while they figured it out- I’m tell you, she was hilarious and likes to dance! Awesome first kiss! Grooms cake that incorporated all of his favorite past times: golf, hunting, and guitar!
Madison celebrated her 18th birthday at the wedding, so everyone sang happy birthday! Shannon and Matt took dance lessons before their wedding and had a really nice dance showing of all of their hard work. And then… …they cut it loose! Matt loses his suit jacket and Shannon grabs and boa and they get down! Seriously the most epic first dance ever! Even knowing Matt for a short time, I can tell he REALLY loves Shannon to have gotten out there and danced like this… or her power of persuasion if pretty powerful. 🙂 Jake did some epic Dirty Dancing lifts at the end of the night when they played “Time of My Life.” You know Shannon loves her dogs when they get to leave with the sparkler exit at the end of the night and leave in the car with them!
Make sure to check out more of our 2016 weddings!
Thanks to all of the vendors who made their day super special!
Wedding/Reception Venue: Crooked Creek Club
Wedding Dress/Bridesmaids Dresses: Bravura
Hair: Simply I Do Affairs
Makeup: Shanda Anderson
Florist: Simply I Do Affairs
Videographer: Nice Guys Entertainment
Cake: Suzie Young
Caterer: Crooked Creek Club
Groom/Groomsmen; Saavi Formalwear