Erin & Joe

Real Engaged Wedding

Erin & Joe

  Du Castel Photography

One of the most common things we tell our brides is this: "If you hire amazing wedding vendors, you will have an amazing wedding." Erin Larson & Joe Horton are living proof of that!! Even with light showers that fell during part of their day (and we can all agree, it looks like glitter is falling from the sky in their photos), all of the thoughtful details of their day came together so beautifully, and we are thrilled to be able to share them with you!!

Erin & Joe said their I do's on May 26, 2018, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens before heading over to Iron City for an unforgettable night! The ceremony was Erin's favorite part because it was the most meaningful. They created their ceremony outline with their Pastor and added several personal details, stories, and a unity ceremony which made it so special and personalized to them as a couple.

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Hire a planner if your budget allows! It made the last month of our engagement, our rehearsal, and the wedding day a breeze! I cannot imagine the stress, confusion, and anxiety that I would have had without her.
— Erin

Vendor Love

Ceremony Venue: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Reception Venue: Iron City

Photographer: Al Weddings

Videographer: Al Weddings

Catering: Iron City

Wedding Gown: Heidi Elnora Atelier

Alterations: Hollow to Hem

Bride's Rings: Diamonds Direct

Groom's Ring: Etsy

Bride's Necklace & Earrings: Kendra Scott

Make-Up: Gypset Beauty Co.

Hair: Hannah Holsomback

Rentals: Decor to Adore, Prophouse

Transportation: Rare Transportation

Production: On-Site Productions

Wedding Planner: Becky's Brides (Taylor Justice)

Music (ceremony & reception): Emerald Empire Band

Save-the-Dates: Minted

Honeymoon Destination: Italy

Hotel Room Block for Guests: Redmont Hotel

Wedding Night Suite: Redmont Hotel

Floral Decor: Thorne and Thistle Designs

Cake: Magic Muffin 

Bridesmaids Attire: Weddington Way

Bridesmaids' Gifts: Kendra Scott earrings, floral robes from Etsy, & bath bombs

Groomsmen Attire: Jos. A. Bank

Invitations: The Paper Boutique in Springfield, IL

Programs/Placecards/Signage: The Paper Boutique & Etsy

Rehearsal Dinner Venue: Gianmarco's 

Favors: Koozies from totallypromotional.com