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Cheerful Texas Wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings and Taylor Lord Photography – Alexandria and Tim

October 9, 2013 | christine

We are so excited to share Alexandria and Tim’s fun and colorful Texas wedding designed by new Junebug Member Lavender Joy Weddings. With a bright color palette of pink, mint and mustard, guests were treated to classic Southern hospitality balanced expertly with modern stylistic flair. Their wedding day was photographed by Taylor Lord Photography.

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The Couple: Alexandria and Tim

The Wedding: 4.20.2013 – Thistle Springs Ranch, Cleburne, Texas

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cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

The Goals: When we began visiting venues and discussing our wedding date, we realized that we felt strongly about having an outdoor ceremony in the springtime, before the Texas heat becomes too overwhelming. Our extended families live all over the country, so we made it a point to show them a little southern style and tradition.

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

The Design: We knew that we wanted to create an atmosphere that felt more like a family reunion than a formal affair. We wanted our decor to include a combination of rustic and whimsical elements. I love bold pops of color in unexpected places so the rustic backdrop of the ranch was perfect when mixed with bright florals, modern linens, and creative chalkboard art.

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

The Look: I would describe our wedding day fashion and style as classic and preppy with a little modern flair. I fell in love with my dress because of the unique rosette design. The layers of frayed tulle were the perfect rustic touch. I wanted my bridesmaids to wear different dresses and I completely trusted their individual styles and selections. I am so happy with the way the combination turned out and I know my bridesmaids felt confident in what they were wearing as well. Tim coordinated the men’s clothing after being inspired by the perfect bow ties. He wanted an All-American look that was still fresh and young.

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

The Moments: Our favorite part of the day was honestly the time we spent with our closest friends and family while getting ready and taking photos before the ceremony. We are so thankful that we decided to do a first look because it really helped us to relax and soak up the details of the ceremony. It was also incredibly special to spend the few minutes before and after the ceremony taking photos and laughing with the people who are most important in our lives.

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

The Advice: Breathe. Soak up the moment. This advice was told to us time and time again. Tim was in medical school and we were in a long distance relationship while planning the wedding so there were definitely stressful moments. I am thankful for the people who reminded us to enjoy this sacred and special time.

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

cheerful Texas wedding by Lavender Joy Weddings with photos by Taylor Lord Photography | via junebugweddings.com

The Wedding Team:

Photographer: Taylor Lord Photography
Event Planner: Lavender Joy Weddings
Ceremony and Reception Venue: Thistle Springs Ranch
Videographer/Film Maker: Corrie Glenn of Glenn Productions
Officiant: Josh Carney
Invitation Designer: Teal Typewriter Studios
Catering: Babe’s Chicken and City Kitchen
Florist: Bows & Arrows
Desserts: Sugar Bee Sweets
Macarons: Emily Allen of the Cakewalk Bake Shop
Paper Flags: Rebecca Ashby of The Pink Orange
Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier
Bridal Accessories: Kate Spade (shoes) and J.Crew (jewelry)
Bridesmaids’ Apparel & Accessories: Modcloth (dress), Ruche (dress), Ann Taylor (dress), Donna Morgan (dress), Social Dress Shop (dress) and Eldor Tina Jewelry (earrings)
Groom’s Apparel & Accessories: Brooks Brothers, Cole Haan and Collared Greens
Groomsmen’s Apparel & Accessories: Brooks Brothers and Collared Greens
Hair & Makeup: Lindey Duckworth
DJ: Glenn Roush Entertainment
Transportation: Wynne Transportation
Rentals: La Tavola
Chalkboard Art: Vivien Jordan
Logistics Support: Dovetail Logistics
Local Staffing: Local

Thank you Alexandria and Tim for sharing your fun and sunny wedding day with us!

Looking for more colorful Texas weddings? Check out Heather and Nick’s blue, white and pink Texas celebration!

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13 Comments

  1. Any wedding that serves macaroons is doing something right! I love some of the ideas like the biscuit bar. They definitely keep it close to their roots. Instead of a quartet playing violin duets wedding music, they should have a local folk music group playing to add to the ambiance.

  2. Awesome bowties! Not every bridal party can pull that off =)

  3. Oh my! Love, love all this beauty!

  4. This is amazing! Fabulous job Stef!!!! :)

  5. Taylor did an amazing job capturing this wedding. Loved all of the details! I don’t think the couple have gotten any more cute either!!

  6. so adorable and cheery! taylor lord is so incredibly talented!

  7. WOW!! This is quite possibly my FAVORITE wedding that y’all have EVER published! The details are to die for!!!

  8. First of all congratulations Alexandria and Tim Both are you looking very cool.Nice couple.
    Hey Taylor lord your photography is very beautiful :) awesome

  9. Love the details!!! The shoes, the bouquet, everything. Gorgeous!!.

  10. Cheerful bridesmaids! The photography is awesome and the wedding dress is superb!

  11. This is amazing! Fabulous job ;)

  12. inspirational, pure and clean compositions, awesome

  13. Fabulous wedding photography and the bride is very happy .

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