The Couple: Amy and Justin Buckingham
Wedding Date: July 23, 2011
Photography by Shoop’s Photography
Tell us a little about you and your beloved: Amy is a nurse and Justin is a firefighter. Through a mutual friend they finally found each other and it was love at first sight
What was the most amazing part of your day? Getting to marry the love of my life.
What else would you like to share about your big day? Everything was PERFECT and it was all thrown together in 60 days.
Ceremony Site & Reception Venue: Barra Winery
Photographer: Shoop’s Photography
Videographer: Kristen Colvig
Caterer: A family friend who owns a catering business
Cake: Maggie Stephens
Flowers: DYI with flowers from Costco
Favors: Small elegant black satin bags filled with pillow mints. The bags had our name and wedding date printed on them.
Wedding Dress & Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
Hair: Sara Travis from Scissorhands
Makeup: Roxy from Matchbox
Invitations: DYI and printed by Vista Print
DJ/Entertainment/Band: Ryan Runyon loaded 7 hours worth of our favorite songs on my iPod and used the surround sound at our venue. Incredible music!
Honeymoon location: We had a “Pre” wedding honeymoon in Hawaii
First Dance Song: “I can’t wait” by Runner Runner
Any advice you’d give to our readers who are planning their weddings right now? Just do it! The most important thing about your day should be the man standing up there waiting for you, everything else will work out!
Anything that you would have done differently if you were given the chance? Not one thing!
Photos courtesy of Shoop’s Photography.
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