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This Gorgeous Arizona Wedding at The Paseo is the Epitome of Desert Elegance

May 12, 2019 | juliette

Desert elegance was the name of the game for Ingrid and Stevie’s wedding at one of Arizona’s most iconic venues, The Paseo! The couple’s event planner, Your Jubilee, made the couple’s chic style come to life with pink and peach floral arrangements created by JBarry Designs, mid-century modern furniture pieces, and rose gold details, all of which transformed the venue into a timeless, modern, and romantic desert escape. Ingrid and Stevie also added a few surprises — one of which made an appearance in their newlywed portraits — that added a uniquely personal feel to their day! These photos captured by Kayla Fisher Photography speak for themselves and make us wish we could have been in the desert to enjoy this incredible wedding first-hand!

The Couple:

Ingrid and Stevie

The Wedding:

The Paseo, Apache Junction, Arizona

When we were starting to plan our wedding, we wanted a venue that really spoke to both of us. We both aren’t originally from Arizona, so finding somewhere that embraced the open desert was super important. We wanted an intimate wedding, and our venue gave us the feeling that we were the only ones out in the desert that night.

The most memorable part of the day was reading our vows to just each other. We wanted that intimate moment together before walking down the aisle; we felt that our vows and commitment were to ‘each other’ and wanted to highlight that. We wanted to stick to the tradition of the groom not seeing the bride, so he was blindfolded until I was hidden behind a corner, we called it our “first touch.”

We had a few surprises for guests! We wanted a fun wedding, so entertainment and food was a high priority! First, we had a beer burro deliver Corona’s to guests during cocktail hour! Second, we had a magician come and do close up magic for guests! Third, I’m obsessed with donuts, and my dad built us a custom donut wall — everyone needs a donut wall in their life.

Our best advice is to hire a planner! Whether it be a day of coordinator, a partial planner, or a full planner — do it! I absolutely fell in love with my planning team at Your Jubilee. They handled all the stressful moments for me so my wedding planning experience was absolutely magical! They helped incorporate all my inspiration weddings into something that was special and unique to my husband and me.

The Wedding Team:

Photography – Kayla Fisher Photography
Event Planning – Your Jubilee
Venue – The Paseo
Floral Design – JBarry Designs
Catering – Straight to the Plate
Cake and Donuts – Sue Jacobs Cakes
Pie Pops and Pop Tarts – Bear and the Honey
Cactus Cookies – Cookies in Bloom 
Beer Donkey – Wedding Burro
Officiant – The Officiant Agency
DJ – Downtown Browne Productions
Videography – White Locket Films
Stationery – Minted
Calligraphy – True Grain Handmade
Makeup Artist – Makeup Artistry by Natalie
Hair Styling – Ashley Petty
Wedding Dress – Demetrios
Bridal Accessories – Brides & Hairpins
Tailor – Tailored in White
Bridesmaids’ Apparel – Show Me Your Mumu
Groom’s Apparel – Men’s Wearhouse
Rentals – Prim Rentals and The Confetti Studio
Twinkle Lights and Floral Chandelier – Lace & a Barn
Photo Booth – The FotoBooth Bus
Corgi Drink Stirrers and Cake Topper: Cake Words
Transportation – Roscoe & Louie
Magician – Magician Eric Giliam

 

Our biggest congratulations to Ingrid and Stevie on the incredible wedding at The Paseo! Want more desert wedding inspiration? Then you have to see this ethereal Joshua Tree wedding at Le Haut Desert Aerie!

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2 Comments

  1. This is beautiful, love the stylising and pretty decor.

  2. I love the Paseo so much! It’s actually in my top 5 venues to shoot at here in AZ. You can’t beat those superstition mountain views! Also Beer Burros are probably the one new wedding trend I never want to go away!! This is gorgeous!

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