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If you’re avoiding the mobs of determined shoppers like I am today, then I think this post will help. We downright adore this behind the scenes video from our Yellow Rose of Texas shoot that Eleven 29 Films created for us. Little kids running around in yellow outfits, a beautiful real life couple and the sweetest details make our hearts happy every time we watch this.

Too cute, right? I love the song Eleven 29 Films used, too! We danced around the office a bit when we first heard it.

Now y’all know how we do it in the Southern Weddings office. This shoot was full of way too many cute details for us to keep them to ourselves. It’s giveaway time!

We’re giving away an adorable gingham ring bearer’s pillow from The Happy Couple, a boy’s bow tie from The Happy Couple, white 1-inch wide suspenders from The Suspender Store, the snappy Yellow Canary pocket square from Pierrepont Hicks, a sweet boy’s bow tie from xoelle and the lovely yellow rose tablecloth from House 8810 that we used for the kid’s table.

To Enter: Leave a comment below telling us what your favorite part of this feature is and which item you’d love to win.

Win: Six lucky people will win the item of their choosing!

Now that’s better than Black Friday mobs, isn’t it? Good luck, y’all!

nicoleyang Written with love by Nicole
  1. avatar Hailey reply

    Oh my stars, that tablecloth is amazing! I am from the great state of Texas and actually collect tablecloths, so this is an easy choice for me. Thanks for the opportunity and Happy Thanksgiving, y’all!

  2. avatar Elizabeth @ HobbyLobbyist reply

    I love how happy the bride and groom are! My favorite item is the tablecloth.

  3. avatar Sara reply

    I love the suspenders and the table cloth!

  4. avatar Jessica Clinch reply

    Aside from the love between the couple (it’s so great that they are actually newlyweds!) and the adorable joy of the kids, my favorite aspect of this feature was the wall of yellow roses on that fence! It’s marvelous. I would be thrilled to have that cute yellow gingham bow tie. I know I’m a girl, but I’m obsessed with bow ties!

  5. avatar Sandryte reply

    Wow, I loved EVERYTHING: the mixed couple, the music, behind-the-scene preparations, bouquets, the yellow color, photoshoot with the couple and the children.. It has such a harmonious feeling!

  6. avatar Sandryte reply

    Every single item for the giveaway would find a nice place at my house! The tablecloth I could use immediately for birthday!

  7. avatar Kristy reply

    ALL the yellow!!! And of course the cute children :)! Love the tablecloth :)

  8. avatar Lorraine reply

    Love the tablecloth and white suspenders!

  9. avatar Taylor J reply

    I LOVED this shoot!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why? Most of all because of the awesome yellow gingham!! Our wedding is going to be full of yellow gingham…I love how bright and cheery it is, and this shoot really helped envision what our wedding will actually look like! Since we’ve already bought a yellow gingham bow tie for our little ring bearer, that ring pillow would just be the cutest! If not that, then the pocket square! Adorable!

  10. avatar Linden reply

    I love that wedding dress!!! Gorgeous! And As a Texan, yellow roses hold a special place in my heart! Love the table cloth!

  11. avatar Parker reply

    I am in awe of all of the thought that goes into all of your work – the attention you ladies give to the small details always produces such stellar work! Keep it up! :)

  12. avatar Kelsey reply

    My favorite part is seeing all the yellow- perfect ideas for my sister in law and brother’s May wedding! Makes me so excited for their big day!

  13. avatar Lisa reply

    As a florist, I love the flowers and their use. Gorgeous and the yellow is just perfection!

  14. avatar Samantha S. reply

    I LOVED the venue and color scheme! Not to mention the bride and groom are completely adorable together! I like all of the choices but if I had to choose one it’d definitely be the ring bearer pillow. :)

  15. avatar Gina reply

    I am OBSESSED with yellow and each item shown screams happy to me!!! I adore the ring bearer pillow the most. Not only is it yellow, but it is gigham too. What girl doesn’t love gigham? I think this pillow will be the perfect accessory to my southern wedding!

  16. avatar Kathryn reply

    I’m a fan of the boots and the florals. I’d love to win the tablecloth!

  17. avatar Laura reply

    Ah! I love the tablecloth! Not to mention all the Texas love!

  18. avatar Kelly E. reply

    I love the yellow rose table cloth!

    I also love the Boy’s Bow Tie from the Happy Couple. Simply darling!

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I mentioned last week how much I hate pollen and the icky yellow color it turns everything. That’s why I’m very happy to share Beverly + Craig’s wedding with y’all. The yellow and gray scheme are so bright and modern! When Emily and I first saw Katelyn James’ photos from this wedding, we just raved about the bright yellow pashminas, unique bouquets and two of my favorite things, the sweet bow ties and tempting candy bar!

The thing we love most about this wedding (and well, all the weddings we feature) is how Beverly described the Southern charm that filled this celebration. “One Southern tradition we included in the wedding was good ol’ home cooking. Our menu consisted of family recipes that we grew up eating. Another Southern piece of the day was the deep Southern love that makes you feel like family. We both feel we have been blessed with some of the most remarkable friendships that have become family to us.” Can’t you feel the love? Read on to see just how amazing B + C’s guests were!

Describe your wedding flowers: I never did see my arrangement of my bouquet or my bridesmaid’s bouquets until the wedding day. I found one of the most well-known florists in Fredericksburg, Virginia and put complete trust in her talent with the flowers. I gave her my color scheme and feel for the wedding and she blew me away with the most full, vibrant, and beautiful flowers! My bridesmaids loved their bouquets and could not believe how full they were.
Tell us about finding your wedding dress: I wanted to stick to my roots in fashion, which I believe to be bold, yet classic. I knew I wanted a dress that was cut low in the back because I think this is one of the sexiest parts of a woman’s body and I also knew I wanted some sort of strap. I ended up getting the last dress I tried on! I only went to two stores, and knew I could leave that day with something I loved — and I did! However, I did make some alterations to the dress. I added a strap and changed the neckline to a sweetheart.
Did you decide to do a “first look”? Why or why not? Yes! We decided to do a first look to share the realism with each other that this day was our wedding day. We wanted to be present in every moment and this allowed us to take in what we were about to do.

Did you write your own vows? If so, what was your favorite phrase, verse or line? Yes, we did! My favorite phrases said, “God prepared me for you and so I will ever strengthen, help, comfort, and encourage you. Therefore throughout life, no matter what may be ahead of us, I pledge to you my life as a faithful and loyal wife.”
Tell us about some of the songs you used throughout your wedding. I have absolutely zero musical talent and so I’m told by many that my taste in music is horrific. Craig, on the other hand, enjoys music and is talented. One of my brothers is also very talented with music and we wanted to incorporate his gift of playing music into the wedding. Mark played hymns on his acoustic guitar as the guests arrived to the church. For the processional, Craig came up with a compilation of “Amazing Grace” and “Stand on Grace” by Jimmy Needham. There was such a sweet spirit in the room as three of our friends from college sang the processional. Our friends also lead a time of worship singing “How Deep the Father’s Love For Us” and “Your Great Name.” At the reception, we had two other great friends of ours sing our first dance, “Mercy” by Drew and Ellie Holcomb.
What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? We loved every moment of our wedding day! However, we would both say the ceremony was the most memorable moment for us! As both sets of parents greeted the guests at the front of the church, they began to find their seats. The sanctuary began to get fuller and fuller with the people we loved the most. The room was filled with an inexpressible joy from our families and friends as they, too, have been waiting for this day. There was such an intimate feeling as we worshipped together and shared our vows in front of the people we hold most dear to our hearts. Before our preacher could even announce us as husband and wife, our guests began cheering, hollering, and clapping for us!

How did the two of you meet? Tell us your story. Craig and I met his freshman year and my junior year at Christopher Newport University. It was late November in 2006 that we both attended an Intervarsity conference where a mutual friend of ours introduced us. Christopher Newport University is a school where, if you don’t know someone, you at least recognize them from being on campus. It happened that I had never seen Craig and was quite struck by his good looks and his confidence. I never asked him what year he was because he looked older. However, once I got home and did my “research” on him on Facebook, I soon realized he was a FRESHMAN!! Being a junior, I quickly became prideful, and said to myself, “That’s sweet. Too bad he’s younger. I’ll never talk to him again.” As the days passed, our circle of friends in college became the same ones.
Describe the proposal. It was Easter weekend of 2010 that I came home to visit Craig. Craig and I had been doing the long distance relationship thing for the past year, so our visits were always special. After lunch, Craig took me to a park where his parents would take him and his brother during their childhood. Craig started to slow down and got really serious on me. That past summer, Craig had interned at Saranac Village, a Young Life camp. At this point in our relationship, Craig and I never had told each other we loved each other. It was something that we both talked about before dating that we didn’t way to say unless we knew we would be marrying each other. While Craig was at camp for that summer, the Lord laid it on my heart to write Craig a letter to express to him that I did love him. Craig began his proposal by reminding me of the letter and then for the first time, told me he loved me. My heart filled with joy as I smiled and told him that I loved him too. He got down on one knee and shared with me how much he loved me, respected me, and cared for me. His smile beamed as his eyes looked deep into mine and he asked me to be his wife. He put the beautiful ring on my finger and I began to scream!! My spirit was overflowing with joy because one of the Lord’s promises unfolded before me.
In what month did you get married? November
How many guests attended your wedding? 200
What was the biggest’ challenge you had to overcome while planning your wedding? Learning how to dance was one of the biggest challenges we had to overcome! In fact, I don’t think we overcame this! Our first dance involved us laughing at each other and Craig moving me around like I was a rag doll because I could not get my feet in step. Thankfully, a long wedding dress hides your feet and we didn’t look like complete fools!
What range did your wedding budget fall into? $10,000-25,0000
What is the one thing you are most happy you splurged on? Photography
What advice do you have for folks currently planning a wedding? When the planning starts to become a job, take a break. I got too caught up in what my wedding was going to look like on my photographer’s blog that it took away the joy of my planning. I started to compare my wedding with others and thinking that it wasn’t going to be as good. This was a lie! Each wedding is uniquely different and special in its own way. Remember you and your soon-to-be spouse have a story. Don’t compare yourself. Have freedom in planning by being focused on the major detail: you are marrying your best friend!

Photographer: Katelyn James Photography // Planner: Anna Burke Events // Ceremony venue: Cobham Park Baptist Church // Reception venue: St. Margaret’s School // Florist:Jan Williams Florist // Caterer: St. Margaret’s School // Rentals: Clements Tent Rentals // Paper Products: Handmade by bride // Bride’s Dress: Jasmine Bridal // Veil: Handmade by bride // Bride’s Shoes: Tory Burch // Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Bari Jay in shadow // Ties: Southern Ties

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Alaina + Ryan’s cotton-filled wedding here
Marilisa + Taylor’s gingham and yellow wedding here and here
Tara + Chris’ California ranch wedding here and here

nicoleyang Written with love by Nicole
  1. avatar molly reply

    EEEEK! i literally SQUEALED when i saw this come across my RSS feed (Nerd, i know). I LOOOOOOOOVE this wedding so much, i love this couple, and i (obvi) love katelyn james (cause she photographed my wedding!). GAH! gorgeous. love love love!

  2. avatar Alysha reply

    I agree with Molly! This wedding is absolutely gorgeous! The dress, the brides hair, the flowers, the yellow and grey. Beautiful!

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  4. avatar Tim Duncan reply

    I have such a soft spot for a yellow and gray wedding, and this is no different! I love how everything is put together! :) Gorgeous!

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  6. avatar Karina reply

    great pictures! I love the yellow accents!

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