Grant + Carrie {Wedding: Part 2}

August 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

072917-312072917-312 Before the ceremony began, the bridal party and families hung out in the bar area, relaxing and enjoying their time together.

072917-321072917-321 072917-365072917-365 072917-423072917-423 072917-431072917-431 072917-439072917-439 072917-461072917-461 Their ceremony was picturesque, with a beautiful backdrop of trees and in the far distance the 808 among the Des Moines skyline.  The officiant was Grant's uncle who offered a wonderful personal touch to the ceremony, having been witness to their relationship from the beginning.

072917-471072917-471 The flower girl had a fun time dancing during the soloist's performance.  Too sweet!!

072917-498072917-498 072917-500072917-500 072917-507072917-507 072917-509072917-509 072917-522072917-522 For a short while after the ceremony, we headed around the Wakonda Club for additional portraits with Carrie and Grant.

072917-533072917-533 072917-555072917-555 072917-561072917-561 072917-563072917-563 072917-566072917-566 072917-580072917-580 072917-593072917-593 During cocktail hour, Grant's father's band played.  The live music was wonderful and added to the party atmosphere.

072917-636072917-636 072917-701072917-701 072917-716072917-716 072917-738072917-738 At sunset, we again headed out to the course for a few final portraits of the beautiful couple.  The warm, golden light streaming through the oak trees was a perfect finish to the portraits for the day.  Lovely!

072917-744072917-744 072917-752072917-752 072917-762072917-762 072917-765072917-765 072917-774072917-774 072917-782072917-782 I have to say, I think Carrie's dance with her father is my favorite father-daughter dance ever.  They had so much fun dancing and laughing.  It was fantastic!!

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Congratulations to Carrie and Grant!  Thank you so much for inviting us to be a part of your beautiful day!!


Venue & Catering: Wakonda Club, Des Moines
Dress:Weddings by Design
Tux: The Tux Shop
Hair: Ashley Goematt
Makeup: Cicley Gordon
Flowers: Hy-Vee Windsor Heights
Decor Rental: Des Moines Rental
DJ: Matt Herrin
Assistant Photographer: Shuva Rahim


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