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Real Arkansas Wedding: Kelsey Hatcher & Weston Dacus in Roland

by Arkansas Bride Staff 6/20/2017 12:00 am

Kelsey and Weston met after college, but they knew each other from playing sports for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Weston and his 2-year-old daughter proposed to Kelsey on her front porch, asking her to marry them both and become a family.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Ashley Hudson & Andrew Pierce of Hamburg

by Arkansas Bride Staff 6/20/2017 12:00 am

Once Andrew Pierce and Ashley Hudson met at their church in Hamburg, they knew there was no going back. Ashley was only 17 and had never had a boyfriend, so the two took things really slow. But it was truly love at first sight.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Sydnie Ross & Sean Landers of Conway

by Arkansas Bride Staff 6/20/2017 12:00 am

Sydnie's summer camp crush on Sean evolved into a full-blown infatuation. The two began dating after that summer, and they've never looked back.

Real Eureka Springs Wedding: Atalie Mickelson of Alma & Nathan Crider of Van Buren

by Arkansas Bride Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Atalie’s love for early 1900s style may have been the basis for the wedding inspiration, but it was so easily summed up in The Crescent Hotel, that they hardly had to do more than let it shine through the rest of the decor.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Margaret Adams of Fayetteville & Brett Burge of Conway

by Arkansas Bride Staff 2/4/2016 12:00 am

While it might sound like a storyline straight out of primetime television, Fayetteville’s Margaret Adams and Conway’s Brett Burge can assure you their love origins in the hospital were completely unscripted.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Callie Jackson & Mike Slider of Little Rock

by Jess Ardrey 7/21/2015 12:00 am

Maumelle’s Callie Jackson and Little Rock native Mike Slider met on just another regular night in The Heights district in Little Rock. The proposal had a little more dramatic flair, but the wedding? It was a bright, airy and thoroughly Southern picture of perfection.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Katie Fredrickson & Adam Bennett of Little Rock

by Arkansas Bride Staff 1/13/2015 12:00 am

Young girls dream of meeting a childhood sweetheart at summer camp and one day that puppy love turning into true love. For Katie Fredrickson, a St. Petersburg, Fla. native, that dream came true. She and Harrison native Adam Bennett met as camp counselors, sharing snacks and writing notes back and forth, and by the end of the summer, they were smitten. Four hard years of long distance later, Adam surprised Katie at what she thought was a sorority sister’s engagement announcement. They left the Skype dates in the past as he proposed in front of 200 of her closest friends.

Real Searcy Weddings: Tessa Brown & Jonathan Beavers

by Arkansas Bride Staff 7/31/2014 12:00 am

Tessa Brown of Searcy met a lot of people coming in and out of the salon where she worked. She would often chat with them while checking them out before they left. One day one of those customers insisted Tessa come to dinner with her family because she had a son she wanted Tessa to meet. Tessa agreed, but the son didn’t. He made his stepmom call Tessa back and give her an excuse about why they couldn’t go out. Eventually, though, the son – Jonathan Beavers– came around and contacted Tessa himself, and the two were soon an item. After dating for a while, Jonathan, a Searcy farmer, put Tessa to work in his cornfields. One day while she was hoeing weeds and just about to get fed up with it, she turned to find her farmer boy down on one knee with a ring in his hand. It was a picturesque setting for a forever commitment, and Tessa – of course – said yes.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Erin Caylor of Kentucky & Aaron Baldwin of Hot Springs

by Arkansas Bride Staff 7/7/2014 12:00 am

The wedding took place on Aaron’s family farm in Hot Springs, which provided all the inspiration needed for this rustic, open-air event. The couple wanted a natural look and they achieved it with organic textures, soft flowers and romantic candlelight from lanterns and votives. The goal was to complement the natural beauty of the land and not look too contrived or out of place.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Natalie Peek & Joshua Haywood of Texarkana

by Arkansas Bride Staff 6/27/2014 12:00 am

Natalie and Joshua chose to join their lives together outside the gorgeous Twin Creeks Lake Pavilion, with nature’s beauty as the backdrop. The rustic scenery was Natalie’s inspiration, and it guided her throughout the planning process. She used natural elements, like moss and greenery, and classic colors like soft peach, ivory and gold.

A Greek Wedding in Arkansas: Monica & Stephanos Draw Inspiration from Family Traditions, Food

by Arkansas Bride Staff 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Little Rock native Monica Madey and Stephanos Mylonas of Cyprus happened upon each other because of a turn of fate: Monica’s study abroad at Cambridge having not panned out, she instead attended the University of Bristol in west England, the same university Stephanos had graduated from. After a mutual friend brought them together, they began to see a lot of themselves in each other, most of all their love of food.

Hot Springs Arkansas Wedding: Lindsey Landrum's Romantic & Rustic Ranch Wedding

by Arkansas Bride Staff 7/23/2013 12:00 am

This Hot Springs couple featured Southern specialties such as fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans and cotton candy. Homemade pies organized by the grandmother who made them took the place of a cake and included chocolate, pecan, cream cheese, coconut and apple varieties.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Leah Ligon's Vintage Truck Themed Wedding with Rustic Flair

by Arkansas Bride Staff 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Drawing from a shabby-chic theme, Holly Grove natives Leah Ligon and Kevin Endsley incorporated antique themes into their wedding and reception, creating a vintage look for their guests.

Camden Arkansas Wedding: Jenny England & Doug Knight

by Jordan Westbrook 6/4/2012 12:00 am

Entering their fall semester of college, the leaves weren’t the only things falling, Jenny England of Maumelle and Doug Knight of Heber Springs were falling for each other. Two and a half years later, the couple was canoeing on Greers Ferry Lake, when Doug shared some poetry he had come across and asked Jenny to marry him. To celebrate, the couple shot off fireworks that Doug conveniently packed.

Eureka Springs Wedding: Paige McPhail & Marty Duda

by Jordan Westbrook 6/4/2012 12:00 am

Paige McPhail and Marty Duda’s friendship started when they met in elementary school in Springfield, Mo., but it turned into something more when they began high school and started dating their freshman year. As they grew up together, Paige and Marty’s love grew deeper, even as they attended college 500 miles apart. A proposal came, and after a two-year engagement, the childhood sweethearts said “I do” in front of 70 their closest family and friends.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Alma Natives Kara Valentine & Nathan Elmore

by Arkansas Bride Staff 2/14/2012 2:00 pm

It's Valentine's Day, so we decided we'd reshare the wedding of Kara Valentine -- get it? -- and her now hubby Nathan Elmore.

Alma Arkansas Wedding: Kara Valentine & Nathan Elmore

by Arkansas Bride Staff 12/12/2011 12:00 am

Real Wedding: Kara and Nathan held their northwest Arkansas wedding in Alma on the family farm.

Real Wedding in Arkansas: Sarah Barbot & Dylan Edwards in Mountain Home

by ABPG Staff 6/7/2011 12:00 am

Mountain Home natives and high school sweethearts Sarah and Dylan Edwards love their hometown, especially in the fall. So when the couple got engaged in 2010, there was no question they’d have an outdoor wedding in scenic Mountain Home.

Real Wedding in Arkansas: Kelsey Thompson & Zachary Roth in Fayetteville

by Lindsay Irvin 12/21/2010 12:00 am

Kelsey Thompson and Zack Roth brought their enthusiasm for the natural world back home to Northwest Arkansas for their wedding among family and friends.