Today’s real wedding feature is courtesy of the amazing husband and wife team behind Sedona Bride. I’m consistently blown away by the talent of Andrew and Katrina, so obviously I jumped at the chance to showcase their beauitful work on Once Wed. Andrew was kind enough to share a few details and images from Steve and Karen’s fabulous wedding…

Karen and Steve had a gorgeous wedding at a private property in Sedona,
Arizona. Karen wore the most amazing Christian Dior gown, highlighted
by a special pair of Rene Caovilla shoes for the ceremony, and a second
pair of Rene Caovilla’s to go with a new evening gown for dancing
during the reception.

The ceremony took place at the front gate of the courtyard and gardens
of the residence. The terrace just down the steps from the gate is
graced with an amazing fountain, which was decorated with the floral
and decor of Events by Showstoppers; an artistic arrangement of desert
succulents, cactus skeletons, and vibrant orchids. Rose petals were
scattered like a blanket over the water in the fountain.

We loved how instead of being walked down an aisle Karen walked to the guests and was met half way by Steve. Very romantic.


More incredible images from the reception coming up next…


Comments (8)

Linda | Reply

i love the fountain shot. amazing!!

Celia | Reply

Purple is our wedding color, so I love,love,love this wedding.

Rebecca | Reply

Loving the dress! The florals on the gateway are just gorgeous.

katrina + andrew = sedona bride | Reply

Emily thank you soooo much for featuring Karen and Steve’s wedding… what an honor it is to be featured on Once Wed! we LOVE this blog!!

If anyone is interested in seeing the whole wedding day story you can see a slideshow movie of the day at

we hope you all enjoy and draw lots of inspiration from this beautiful wedding!

blessings – katrina + andrew

DomestiGal Jen | Reply

Ok, these are the MOST amazing flowers I have ever seen. Spectacular!!

Laura E @ Southern Weddings | Reply

Oh my gosh! The flower decor of this wedding is absolutely to die for. I cannot get the entrance to the ceremony out of my head. Amazing!

Rebekah at Elizabeth Anne | Reply

Wow. The pictures make me want to jump in them.

JIm Bullock | Reply

We love your blog, Emily. Beautiful! We were so surprised to see our work in Katrina and Andrew’s feature. We are their devoted fans. We will visit your blog often. Thanks to Celia, Linda, Domestigal Jen and Laura for their kind words about our work on Karen and Steve’s wedding. Please visit our site or drop us a line. Love to have you!
Jim and Ken