Monday, October 8, 2012

We Start Today: Me and My Girls

Once I was finally able to break free from the bridal suite it was time take some photos with my favorite girls in the world!
All Photos by Palos Studio
 So happy to finally be outside!
 This photo is such perfection. The girls' orange dresses really pop against the greenery.
 I love this picture even though MOH N's eyes are closed...
 When you tell a group of girls who majored in theater to look at each other and laugh you know they will deliver.
 Then tell them to strike a pose and this is what you get
 Notice Bridesmaid L on the left peeking through her flowers....
 In this photo she is trying to hide all but one eye.
 Apparently when we were looking at bridesmaid dresses at David's Bridal there was a girl doing this in one of the catalogues. Bridesmaid L thought it must be the "thing" now. 
 Then I was encouraged to do my "thing." I can close one eye fully while keeping the other eye completely open. Mr. Castle calls it my broken doll look, or my owl eye. It usually comes out when I'm annoyed. It's what I do instead of rolling my eyes. 
 Close up of my owl eye look. Being able to do this makes putting on eye makeup a breeze!

Next I took some individual photos with each of my girls starting with MOH N. They told us to look at each other and we both immediately started tearing up. This amazing women and I met when we were ten. I was her Maid of Honor eight years earlier and here we were on my wedding day. It didn't take much for us to get emotional.
After we looked at each other for like a second I laughed and said, "Yeah not a good idea." You can see MOH N in the final photo fighting back tears. I had to keep it together because I still had to take photos with all my other ladies.
After each gal took a photo with me they moved over a bit and good some individual shots.
Look at these beautiful ladies! Each girl wore their own unique necklace and accessories. They were complemented on their choices all day!
My gorgeous MOH looking totally flawless after her emotion moment. Can you believe this women has three children??? 
Before we went back into hiding the bridal suite I needed to get a shoe picture! I let the ladies work out what they wanted to wear shoe wise. I didn't really care if they matched or not. MOH N rocked the leopard shoes. It was a nice way for her to stand out a bit. The other ladies decided to go with a neutral tone. I loved all their choices of accessories and foot wear.

Did you chose your Bridesmaids accessories or did you let them do their own thing?
Miss a recap? Check it out below!
We start at the end with a surprise wedding video!
We start the day with singing, dancing, and an earthquake
I get my hair and makeup done
We arrive at our venue and Mr. Castle asks for some makeup
With the help of my Mom and bridesmaids I get into my dress!
I take some solo shots of me as a bride
My handsome groom and his men 
Some family shots and first look regret

1 comment:

  1. I love your BM's dresses! Very unique I don't think I have ever seen orange dresses before! Great choice!

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