It was the dearest, sweetest, most Austin intimate wedding I’ve been allowed to witness.
J and A were all set to be married at Chapel Dulcinea but as their date drew near, so did the threat of torrential rain. This is Texas: I am not using the word torrential lightly, folks. Of course I was open to still shooting—rain can make for fun photos—but J was going for a different, let’s-stay-dry vibe. So two days before their wedding day, they secured a reservation at a really sweet condo in East Austin with a perfect little protected patio. Perfect, perfect!
As J said, these things happen for a good reason. And in their case, it was a great reason. And wouldn’t you know it? On the day of their wedding, the threats of rain were gone and the sun was shining. The ceremony site was so pretty: so many trees filtered out the sun and the weather couldn’t be more perfect.
J’s dad flew in from New York to be there for her and was tasked with putting the bouquet together. One of her good friends from New York had flowers sent for her so she had pretty posies to carry. Even though traffic delayed them, J’s best friend made it just in time for the ceremony to start. Everything was simply perfect.
They were both so sweet and sentimental sharing their vows—heartstrings were tugged, hard. Of course, J cried. Random fun fact: A has a thing for cowboy hats. Their faces after being pronounced married: perfect.
Spike Gillespie officiated their wedding and was so accommodating when it came to all the last-minute location change. J’s gorgeous flower crown of ranunculus, roses and daisies was crafted by Verbena Floral. And if any of you want to have your intimate Austin wedding on this patio, let me know, please.