I am so glad you're here!  This is my little corner where I get to share some of my most favorite images from engagements, weddings, births, my travels and my own little family from time to time.  Hang out, look around, and please reach out to say hello!


welcome to my

home on the web






February 1, 2017

Katie + Adam | A Mauldin UMC and The Loom Wedding

It seems like ages ago when Katie and I were walking to and from Starbucks in between services at church and talking about life.  She was in the season when many of her friends were getting married and while she wanted that too (so much!), she was mostly worried because she didn’t know HOW to be single and to do it well while she waited on God to bring the right man into her life.  And boy did I know exactly where she was.  I remember that season of life so vividly because I wanted no one other than the man God wanted for me, but I also wanted to share life with someone instead of continually coming home to an empty house.

But any girl who has waited (no matter how difficult that wait has been) will tell you that it is WORTH WAITING for the right guy.  Even Katie’s bridesmaids were talking about looking back at the guys they dated or had been interested in and how clearly they could now see that each of those guys weren’t the right ones for them.  I know… it’s so much easier to look back and see that than it is to be in the midst of the wrong relationship or singleness and fully understand that.  However, tuning your ears to hear what God is saying to you or through those that love you is priceless.

Katie and Adam are such an example of all of this too.  You can read more of their story on their engagement post HERE :-)  And all of this was reflected on their wedding day this past weekend.  Every time I asked Katie how she was doing, her smile got bigger (because she was smiling ALL day long!) and said she was doing great!  It didn’t matter what was going on – or if we were outside in the freezing cold – she was happy and content and exactly where God wanted her to be.  And Adam?  Well, he was as cool as any groom I’ve ever seen and he was thrilled that it was finally time to make Katie his wife!

Friends and family celebrated with them all day long and I’m so excited to share some of my favorite images from the day!  Katie and Adam, I am beyond thrilled for you guys and this adventure you’re starting together.  I can’t wait to see how the Lord continues to use you!

Katie lived with her grandparents for a little while so they invited all the girls over there to get ready before the day began.

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-101 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-102 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-103

The ring on the right?  I about died when Katie told me about it… it’s actually two rings that join together to “hold hands” and while her Pop was in Vietnam, he wore the band with the hand on the right around his neck and her Nana wore the band with the hand on the right.  After her Pop passed away about a week before the wedding, Katie knew she wanted to somehow carry a piece of him with her that day.  So what better way than to wear this band that belonged to her grandparents?  A ring that signifies two becoming one.

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-104 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-105

And in case you haven’t had time to read their engagement blog post, her diamond ring actually belonged to her Pop’s great-grandmother!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-106 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-107


Katie is my second bride to wear Kate Spade Keds in the past year.  And I must say, I’m loving this trend!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-109 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-110 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-111 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-112 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-113 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-114

Y’all know how much I love First Looks :-)

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-115 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-116 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-117 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-118 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-119 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-120

And their excitement proved yet again why they’re so worth it!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-121 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-122 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-123 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-124 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-125 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-126 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-127

I kind of wish I had counted the number of times Katie told me she was so glad they saw each other before the ceremony…
surely she mentioned it at least a dozen times ;-)

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-128 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-129 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-130 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-131 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-132 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-133 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-134 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-135 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-136 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-137 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-138 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-139 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-140 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-141

Look how beautiful these ladies are!!


And how dapper the gents are :-)  The grey suits and blue dresses looked SO good together!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-143 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-144 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-145 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-146 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-147 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-148 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-149 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-150 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-151 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-152 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-153 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-154 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-155 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-156 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-157

I just love it!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-158 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-160 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-161 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-162 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-163

The First Look was wonderful… but look how many portraits we were able to get of these two before the ceremony!!
And then we were able to get even more afterwards too.

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-164 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-165 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-166 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-167 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-168

These girls were having so much fun in their twirly dresses, I just had to share!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-169 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-170 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-171 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-172 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-173 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-174 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-175 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-176 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-177 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-178 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-179

Oh my goodness, they’re married!!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-180 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-181 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-186 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-182 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-183

Katie couldn’t hold back her excitement either :-)

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-184 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-185

After the ceremony and family photos, we headed over to The Loom to celebrate… and it was gorgeous!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-187 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-188 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-189

Katie asked her students for a photo of the wedding and some marriage advice… let me just say, this was SO adorable!
She’s going to treasure it for years and years!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-190 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-191 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-192 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-193 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-194

This might be my favorite cake table of all time.  It’s so pretty.  And so yummy!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-195 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-196 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-197 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-198 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-199 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-200 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-201 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-202 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-203

The best part was Katie’s dad letting his hair down!!  Awesome dance, you two!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-204 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-205 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-206 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-207

And really, this was one of the sweetest mother-son dances ever.

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-208 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-209 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-210

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-212 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-213 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-214 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-215

In case you’ve forgotten, Clemson is the 2016 National Championship team.  So Tiger Rag was a must before the reception ended!

Greenville-Winter-Wedding-216 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-217 Greenville-Winter-Wedding-218

One million thanks to the talented team of vendors who made Katie & Adam’s wedding so wonderful!

Ceremony | Mauldin UMC
Reception | The Loom at Cotton Mill Place
Wedding Dress | David’s Bridal
Bridesmaid’s Dresses | David’s Bridal

Invitations | Tates at Sea (designer), IG Graphice (printing)
Groomsman Suits | Belk
Makeup | Cindy McGrath
Hair Artist | Katie Glascow at Wisteria Salon
Florist | Paige McCarty
Videographer | Ben Weeks
DJ | The Party Machine, Jeff Hayes

Catering | Holmes Catering
Cake Artist | friends & family

  1. Barbara Maslow says:

    So perfect. I don’t who took these pictures but they are the best. Everything is so wonderful a wedding to remenber.

  2. […] may remember Katie and Adam from two and a half years ago when they got married.  Last summer, she and I began emailing because they were working on their adoption book for the […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *