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The Bride and Groom

Bride’s Name: Callie
Groom’s Name: Sean
Wedding Date:  May 20, 2017

How you met your fiancé? We met with a group of mutual friends for dinner and a movie. We both ordered margarita’s and instantly connected!
How did he propose?  The Bride’s family went on a summer canoe trip in Arkansas. After a day of canoeing, they went on a short hike, and he proposed overlooking the river

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Your Bridal Gown &Accessories

Who was the wedding gown designer, and what was the style?  Allure 9316

Favorite Feature about your dress: The dress had beautiful beading on the sleeves, and back panel was removed from the dress to create a dramatic open back.

How did you know your dress was “the one”?  I tried on about 40 dresses, and when I tried my dress on, I felt stunning.

Describe your experience at Pence and Panache.  : I loved Pence & Panache! Everyone on the staff made me feel comfortable and special. I didn’t feel pressured which enabled me to relax and find a dress I loved.

What accessories did you choose to accent your dress: Mother’s pearl earrings and Old Gringo Bone cowboy boots.

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Your Wedding Day

Wedding Venue: Pistol Creek Ranch in Bullard, Texas

callie-pence and panache featured brideWho was your Wedding Photographer:  Donna Cummings Photography

What was your “something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue”? Old: Great-Great Grandmother’s handkerchief, New: wedding dress, Borrowed: Mother’s pearl earrings, Blue: boot socks

callie-pence and panache featured brideWhat is your #1 tip for brides in the planning process? Planning should be fun. If it isn’t fun, put it away. Enjoy your engagement because it’s a very special experience. On your wedding day, just enjoy the ride. Whatever happens, be joyful.

How do you describe the theme of your wedding? Boots and Bowties

What color palette did you select and why did you choose it? Ochre, blush, and white. Yellow is my favorite color because it’s so warm and cheerful. I picked blush because it would be a flattering color on my bridesmaids.

Do you have any advice for brides who are still searching for their perfect bridal gown? Be patient and trust in the power of a good seamstress.

 What was your favorite part of your wedding day? We loved just looking around and seeing our joy reflected in our family and friends.

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callie-pence and panache featured brideOther Vendors:
Photographer: Donna Cummings Photography
Hair & Makeup: Lauren Goforth (on Instagram as “beautybylaurengoforth”)
Florist: Moss (on instagram as “welovemoss”)
Venue: Pistol Creek Ranch