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Katey & Paul | Wedding Film from Marc Roberts on Vimeo.

“Christian marriage is the union of one man and one woman. A union established by God himself out of his wisdom and kindness.”

My childhood Pastor started our ceremony with those words and although I have only been married for 4 months, I see that every single day.

Nothing molds me more to God’s plan for me than being married to Paul. His heart makes my heart better and the kindness of it all is that I become more like Jesus by being with my best friend.

He makes me want to have a servant’s heart. He makes me want to have patience. He makes me want to have understanding. And he makes me want to care for others. It’s teaching our faith’s principles through action. And through the kindest action of all: loving another person.

Our wedding day is a hazy memory of emotions. I don’t remember what my guests wore or what my makeup looked like up close. I don’t remember what I ate that afternoon and I don’t remember the songs we danced to. But I remember how I felt and I remember how much I couldn’t wait to just hold Paul’s hand.

Being from Texas it was so hard to pick a theme with the wedding. I’m girly, I love dress up and Paul and I love the excitement of a Black Tie wedding. But because I also grew up in Crowley, Texas with cows in my neighborhood I had to have something relaxed. At first I thought of doing a wedding at a local mansion with BBQ catered, but then numbers got a little out of hand [my Dad is from Atlanta and LOVES a good party] so we decided to go a different route.

We chose a Southern Black Tie theme. We had the reception at my parent’s country club and just inserted personal touches to make it a little more Texas and a lot less stiff. We had pineapples as a theme because they are the southern symbol of hospitality. I wanted our guests to feel loved and we sent each home with donuts so they could enjoy them the next morning! Paul loves Chicken and Waffles so at midnight we passed little skewers of them out to people dancing.

I’ll list the vendors below for any questions you may have! If you are in the DFW, pick up your local issue of Brides of North Texas and our wedding is featured. Lots of vendor information will be listed there. 🙂

Thank you all for following along this journey the past year! The love, acceptance, compassion and joy you feel given to you on your wedding day is indescribable and I know mine was even sweeter having your love and support!


Photography: Jojo Pangilinan & Carmen Evans

Videography: Marc Roberts

Wedding Gown: Hayley Paige

Jewelry: Kendra Scott

Florals: RLove Floral

Rentals: Posh Couture

Wedding Planner: Alicia McMillan

e-mail her at Paperwhitedesigns1@gmail.com

DJ: Simply Music [ask for Brian Prescott]

Venue: Ridglea Country Club

Church: Broadway Baptist

Bridesmaids Dresses: BHLDN

Hair: Britany Marshall Beauty [linked on instagram]

e-mail her at BritanyMarshallBeauty@gmail.com

Makeup: Madison Bradley [linked on instagram]

e-mail her at Madisonmbradley@aol.com

Garters: Link

Bridesmaids’ Robes: Link

Hankies: Link

Bridesmaids’ Gifts: Link

My Rob: Link

My Nail Color: If you’ve followed me for awhile now, you probably know I never know my nail color. I just tell the salon what I want, so I said, “I want dip and I want pure white.” And I let them pick! haha. So if you want the same color just say that! 🙂


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  1. Liz wrote:

    Katey, oh my word. These pictures are stunning! Your wedding looked amazing and you look gorgeous!! And I also just have to say that you and Paul make such a cute couple. 🙂

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  2. Morgan wrote:

    Your wedding was absolutely gorgeous & you looked fabulous! Wishing you and Paul many years of happiness.

    Xo Morgan

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  3. Lyndsey wrote:

    Where is your white robe from?? LOVE IT! Stunning pictures. Love reading your wedding posts

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi girl!

      I just added the link in for you! xo

      Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  4. Ellen wrote:

    Your wedding was beautiful! The video made me tear up. I’m such a sap when it comes to weddings. Wishing you the best.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  5. Kelsey, soon to be Mrs. Hyatt wrote:

    Your wedding looks like a fairytale!!! Where are your garters from?

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      I just added the link in the post! xo

      Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  6. Melanie wrote:

    OMG I love your pics! You´re so pretty and the dress is adorable! So I want to have wedding like yours one day, because you totally inspire me :-*

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  7. Destinee wrote:

    Your dress is beautiful! It looks like you had an amazing time.

    XO, Destinee Nicole

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  8. Nikki wrote:

    Those earrings! Which ones are they? Love love!! You are such a gorgeous bride!!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  9. The video completely made me tear up! Your wedding was stunning Katey! Thank you so much for sharing your special day with all of us.

    Morgan Paige

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  10. Talia wrote:

    Absolutely beautiful ~ from the photos to the feelings! Thank you for sharing your special day!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  11. Alexandra wrote:

    Ok I love your blog!! I just got engaged this past weekend!!! And I NEED more details from your wedding!! Are there other posts? How did you plan everything?


    Ps you may not remember me but we actually went to Uta together!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  12. Tieranie wrote:

    This was just so beautiful! Thank you for sharing !

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  13. Kaitlyn wrote:

    THANK YOU so much for sharing this special time with your readers. Even though I only know you from behind the computer screen, I felt like I was watching my best friend’s wedding video and I got so emotional! The love you and Paul share is extremely special. You have more love than you even know from all of your readers.

    You are such a light in the lives of so many, and it is such a treat to share in this joyous time in your life. This was so beautiful, not only to the eye, but to the HEART.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  14. Kelly K wrote:

    You were an absolutely gorgeous bride! What a beautiful wedding and such amazing memories!


    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  15. anna wrote:

    Beautiful! I love that you share your faith with readers. As a Christian newlywed myself (my one year anniversary is in March…eek!) in the South I’ve loved reading your journey. Stay true to you (as you seem to be doing!) and you’ll succeed!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  16. Veronica wrote:

    Omg, crying at work now!!! SO beautiful!!! The love that you two share is so beautiful, thank you for sharing your special day with us!!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  17. brianna wrote:

    This is so beautiful!! Starting crying the first 10 sec… I hope a life time of happiness, love, and God 🙂

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  18. Jennifer wrote:

    Your pictures are gorgeous and so is your dress! Thank you so much for sharing your video with us, it brought a few tears to my eyes and your wedding looked beautiful. Even though I am just a reader, I could feel the love you both share through the video.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  19. Meredith wrote:

    What a gorgeous wedding!!! I love seeing all these pictures and getting links to all of your accessories, etc.! My fiance and I are planning our wedding now, so much fun. Thanks for a great post!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  20. Nikki wrote:

    Gosh you had me tearing up with the video and pictures!!!!! It made me think of my sweet hubby and my special day and above else Gods goodness and faithfulness. Congrats sweet Katey I’m so so happy for you and thankful God was glorified on your special day. I wish you and Paul a lifetime of happiness and joy. There’s so much purpose and protection in the gift of marriage and doing life with one another. Congrats again and everything about your wedding was simply unique and beautiful. Hugs! Xo

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  21. Oh my goodness! These photos are stunning and y’all are adorable. You can see the love pouring out of you two. Congrats again gal

    xo Laura Leigh

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  22. Elena wrote:

    OH MY GOODNESS!!! Your video made me get soooo emotional! You & Paul share a love so deep and its so beautiful to watch! Thank you for sharing! xo

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  23. Mallory Brasher wrote:

    What a BEAUTIFUL wedding!!!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  24. Kristen wrote:

    I saw on your snapchat that you watched the video over and over… how did you do that without bawling your eyes out!? Oh my goodness! What a beautiful, beautiful video. I loved the touch of having you read aloud your letters to each other in the beginning. I almost cried and I don’t even know you! Congratulations to you both! What a gorgeous couple.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  25. Hope wrote:

    I love all this information! My wedding theme is very similar-I’m getting married a year from now and this is great for ideas and inspiration! Love it


    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  26. Kathryn wrote:

    Here’s to a lifetime of happiness to you and Paul! It looks like it was truly a night full of love.

    xx Kathryn

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  27. Tori wrote:

    Oh my gosh that video made me tear up. So beautiful!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  28. Nikki wrote:

    If you want to sale those earrings in your girl!! My wedding is next month and they are sold out 🙁

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi girl! Oh I’m so sorry! 🙁 they come in another color available on my bliss tulle post this week. The white skirt. 🙂 I won’t be selling wedding jewelry.

      Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  29. Tori Ann wrote:

    Im OBSESSED! Everything about this is so beautiful!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  30. Kristine wrote:

    Straight up crying @ my desk at work watching that video; congratulations!

    Love from Boston,

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  31. Ivy Johnson wrote:

    Omg you’re going to make me cry! This was just beautiful, everything about it and the love you two have…ugh! I have to ask: what style are your Kendra Scott earnings? They are to die for.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  32. Hannah wrote:

    Such a beautiful testament of true love! Beautiful wedding video as well. Such a stunning bride!


    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  33. This was a beautiful post, love how you planned your wedding and you and Paul are so sweet together!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  34. Annie Beth Shandley wrote:

    This is the most beautiful wedding I’ve ever seen! What an amazing testament to putting God first! Your video made me tear up! Love everything about your blog/instagram and who you are as a person. When in doubt I think “WWKD?” (What would Katey do?) Thank you for sharing your incredible life with all of us. Do you know if Kendra is still selling the Luxe earrings you wore? Absolutely killer.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  35. Bregje Cuypers wrote:

    This is the most beautiful wedding I have ever seen. Katey you are so beautiful!

    Love, from the Netherlands

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  36. Oh, Katey! Such a beautiful video! Wedding videos are my favorite things to watch. What an amazing thing to be able to look back on. Congrats to you and Paul! <3


    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  37. Tess wrote:

    these photos are stunning! you and Paul are gorgeous together and your dress is a dream!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  38. Kelly wrote:

    Looks like the link to the bridesmaids robes is broken! Do you have the Etsy shop name? Stunning wedding!!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  39. Jess wrote:

    I never comment on blogs but I just had to say that I’m a long time reader and I LOVE your blog! This was so beautiful! You were such a gorgeous bride and had such a beautiful wedding! Thanks for sharing!

    P.S. Not to be weird, but now I know what you sound like! ?

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  40. Britny wrote:

    Literally cried looking at your photos and your words are so so sweet. Thank you for sharing your special day! I got married October 3rd and I was definitely following along with all your excitement and fun blog posts!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  41. Juliya wrote:

    SO BEAUTIFUL! I watched it this morning and got all teary-eyed for you both. I got married the weekend after you did and we’ve been doing the same thing – watching and re-watching the video, looking at and framing photos, reliving all the little amazing and love-filled moments. I really enjoyed the wonderful things you wrote to one another. You and Paul seem so perfect together and truly in love. From our new little family to your new little family – all the best and lots of love!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  42. Lauren DeBolt wrote:

    One of my favorite things in the world is weddings, and I love them even more when it’s people I know getting married. Even though I don’t know you, I feel like I do. Thank you for sharing your special day with all of us. You were beautiful, the event was gorgeous, and the love you share with Paul is the most beautiful of them all.

    xo, Lauren

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  43. Henriette wrote:

    I’ve never known what my dream wedding would look like, but now I know it would be this! Your dress is the most gorgeous I’ve seen, and I love shows like Say Yes to the Dress, haha!
    Thank you for sharing your day with us, and generally your life. God bless you and Paul and your marriage <3

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  44. Carolyn wrote:

    Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful wedding pictures and all the links. I have now found the perfect garter thanks to you linking that Etsy shop! Another thing checked off my wedding list 🙂

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  45. belle wrote:

    Your wedding was so beautiful! And that video totally made me tear up! I wish you and Paul a lifetime of happiness.

    xo Belle

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  46. I have waited soooooo so so so long for this! In the midst of watching this (teary-eyed of course) Sean looks at me and goes, “Do you realize how big of a white girl you are right now!?! Watching someone else’s wedding video drinking a glass of champagne teary eyed!” What a beautiful day, and it looked like so much fun. Cheers to #HappilyEverHellman!


    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  47. Helene wrote:

    Katey, I’ve been a long time reader of your blog and this post had me tearing up! Not only are these photos stunning, they truly capture the essence of the moment and the happiness in this wonderful day. Thanks for sharing them!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  48. Dee wrote:

    Love the post. A few of your esty links are not working. Can you fix that?

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi Dee!

      Could you tell me which ones you’re interested in? Each time someone purchases something from the link to etsy it says the link doesn’t work. 🙁 I keep updating and it’s a hamster wheel effect! Haha. I can directly link those to you! 🙂

      Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  49. Allie wrote:

    This was absolutely gorgeous and definitely made me tear up a few times. I cannot wait until I get my own fairy tale with such a Godly man, like you got. Congrats!! <3

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  50. Doris wrote:

    I am. Or a sentimental kind of girl. Lol. And I have never cried at wedding, but something about your wedding just had me in tears. I love your heart and love for Jesus! You truly are an inspiration. Wishing you the BEST in marriage and in life!

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
    • Doris wrote:

      *i am not a sentimental kind of girl (darn typos ?)

      Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  51. I literally bursted into tears as soon as the music started. Although I don’t personally know you, you’ve been such an inspiration to me. Your kind loving words on your blog, Insta, & on snapchat gave me the courage to start my very own little blog. Thank you for representing Texas & God in such a loving way. God bless you Katey.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  52. Nicholle wrote:

    Your wedding was absolutely beautiful, it had me tearing up! LOVE your dress


    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  53. Brittany wrote:

    That video kills me!! (Like literally a blubbering, sobbing mess! Ha!) To be able to feel such a genuine, raw and passionate love rooted in Christ is beautiful. Thank you for sharing some of the most intimate moments of your special day with your readers. You made a gorgeous bride and your day looked perfect down to the detail. Wishing you all the love, health and happiness in your marriage. May God Bless xo.

    Published 03 Feb 16Reply
  54. Briana wrote:

    I’m crying at work right now because this looked like the most beautiful wedding I’ve ever seen. YOUR DRESS!!! I love the color of your dress, I cannot get over it! Also, the way Paul looks at you, ugh the tears!

    Everything looked gorgeous.. many congratulations! <3

    Published 04 Feb 16Reply
  55. Marc wrote:

    It was a true blessing to be given the honor of making your wedding film. You and Paul (and your family!) are absolutely wonderful. Your love for each other is so visually apparent and heart-warming. God bless you both (and your family!). Thank you for making me feel welcome and letting me be a part. -Marc

    Published 04 Feb 16Reply
  56. Virginia wrote:

    Your wedding dress is so gorgeous and unique! Really one of a kind. I also love the earrings you chose and your hair. Such an amazing look for a bride! thanks for sharing your video & pictures with us!


    Published 04 Feb 16Reply
  57. Oh my gosh I couldn’t wait to scroll through so I could leave a comment!! Your pictures are breathtaking! you look like you are having an absolute ball! I know on your snap you said you ahd to get a different dress, but you clearly handled it well…and this hailey paige is beautiful! I actually tried it on a few months ago! I love the bridesmaids robes, your dad putting your shoes on and the shot of you and your hubby in the car! Such amazing moments..so glad you shared them with us! Xo


    Published 04 Feb 16Reply
  58. Carly wrote:

    What were the songs?! What did you walk into? First dance? Parents’ dances? This has been the hardest part for us so far.

    Published 04 Feb 16Reply
  59. Lindsey wrote:


    I watched your wedding video yesterday at work. Not going to lie, I totally cried! I have attended numerous weddings of close friends and not cried. I love seeing your light for Jesus shine so brightly. I know that God has blessed this marriage and will continue to do so. My Sunday school teacher explains it like a triangle, husband and wife are at the bottom two corners and God is on the top. The closer the husband and wife are to God, the closer to each other they become. Thank you for being such a Godly woman and a wonderful role model for younger women out there!

    Published 05 Feb 16Reply
  60. Melanie wrote:

    These are all so beautiful! Are we going to get a chance to see your bridal portraits!?! Would love to see them.

    Published 05 Feb 16Reply
  61. Kaitlyn wrote:

    Beautiful wedding and beautiful couple!! God bless your marriage.

    Published 05 Feb 16Reply
  62. Katie wrote:

    Such a beautiful wedding! I’m so glad you finally posted this because I have been dying to see pictures from your big day! I love Pauls Texas Tech cake, Red Raiders have to represent!
    Me and my boyfriend just went and looked at engagement rings today and it was SO exciting, I don’t think I stopped smiling the entire time.
    I was wondering, is your ring box from The Mrs. Box? I love those and wan’t to get one when that day finally comes!

    Published 06 Feb 16Reply
  63. Katey, your wedding day looked absolutely magical and so full of love! Congrats & thank you for sharing with us.



    Published 08 Feb 16Reply
  64. Such a beautiful wedding! Don’t mind me crying at your wedding video! Such touching words. I can’t wait for my wedding coming up in June.


    Published 09 Feb 16Reply
  65. Olivia wrote:

    I love the monogram lace wrapped around your bouquet! Can you please please let me know where you got that so I can purchase for my wedding this June? Congrats to you and Paul, I love your page and have already purchased a few similar things 🙂

    Published 10 Feb 16Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi girl! Thank you so much! It was a family heirloom! It was my great grandmothers and she used it on her wedding day and it was passed down.

      Published 10 Feb 16Reply
  66. Alexandra wrote:

    The pictures, the video, the dress, your story. Everything is all just so stunning! Congratulations to you both! <3

    Published 11 Feb 16Reply
  67. Nikki wrote:

    Gorgeous!!!! You.. Everything!!! Where can one find s mirror like that??? LOVE!!!

    Published 20 Feb 16Reply
  68. Hannah wrote:

    Hey there! Where did you get your reception mirror from? I love that idea for the entrance and would like to do something similar. Thanks so much! You’re such a wonderful role model 🙂

    Published 28 Mar 16Reply
  69. Bri F. wrote:


    Your wedding was so beautiful! I’m getting married next year and I absolutely adore your bridesmaids dresses. From the photos it looks like they are black and are several different styles but the link took me to only two styles that come in navy instead of black. I loved the different Styles so each girl can pick one to match their personality. Please let me know how to find these! I would greatly appreciate it.

    -Bri F.

    Published 20 Apr 16Reply
  70. Morgan Slechta wrote:

    This is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen in my life. I’m only 20 and am in a relationship with the sweetest guy and this makes me want to get engaged now and have a wedding like yours. I can’t wait to experience the feeling you and your husband experienced. You looked absolutely stunning and I now have my dream wedding, YOURS. Love

    Published 23 Apr 16Reply
  71. Katie wrote:

    ???? I’m getting married this NYE and am dying over every little detail of your wedding. That video is perfect! . Where did you get your white robe that you got ready in?

    Published 29 Jun 16Reply
  72. Michelle wrote:

    Hi Katey!

    I recently found your blog and loving every minute of it! I just viewed your wedding pics and they are gorgeous. I especially loved the video at the end. While I love both sets of background music in the video, the first set of music is my favorite. Do you know who complied that piece?

    Published 30 Jun 16Reply
  73. Megan wrote:


    How stunning!! Every detail was simple beautiful! Can you send me the link to your exact earrings please!?


    Published 17 Jul 16Reply
  74. Marrietta wrote:

    I just watched your wedding video and it was absolutely beautiful! Your wedding day looked amazing and you were stunning. I hope God continues to bless your union. I wish you all the best!!

    Published 23 Nov 16Reply
  75. Debbie wrote:

    Such a beautiful wedding. Just yesterday my daughter because engaged .Im so happy for her she’s marrying a great man . She’s a beautiful woman inside and out and she’s going to be a beautiful bride.
    Thanks for sharing you’re special day with us.

    Published 08 Jan 17Reply
  76. Victoria wrote:

    Hi Katey I’m obsessed with your wedding! Absolutely beautiful! Your bridesmaid robes did you do the silk or cotton??? I love love love them 🙂 I actually have the same robe! Haha

    Published 22 Feb 17Reply
  77. Claire wrote:

    Gorgeous! love the bridesmaids dresses but your grandmother’s ring & those hot pink nails take it! So funny but srsly that ring is massive & stunning! Congratulations & blessings on a long, fruitful, happy marriage. We, too, had a black tie southern wedding at our church & reception at our country club 7 years ago October! Time flies!

    Published 24 Aug 17Reply
  78. Emma wrote:

    A very beautiful wedding….and the gown is to die for…I love it.

    Published 19 Mar 18Reply
    • Emma wrote:

      A very beautiful wedding….and the gown is to die for…I love it.

      Published 24 May 18Reply