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The Couple – Patrick Guilliod and Dr. Renesha Guilliod Renesha is currently a Pediatric Hospitalist at Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe in Rowlett, Texas and Patrick currently works for the Hilton Corporate offices as a Data Analyst in Research Operations. She attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman as an undergraduate and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology while also taking Pre-Medicine courses.  She then went on to Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN for medical school and completed a one-year internship and two-year residency training at Orlando Health in Orlando, FL.  Patrick attended and completed his undergraduate degree at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK where he attended on an athletic scholarship in Tennis. The Beginning of Something Wonderful Patrick and Renesha originally met in Garland, TX in 2001 while they both were in high school.  Patrick’s mother and Renesha’s father worked together for many year’s for the City of Dallas and Renesha later became the babysitter for Patrick’s younger sister during a summer break but little did they know their paths would eventually cross again…

In this design we took a trip back to 1920’s to create this vintage elopement shoot. Highlighting romance in every aspect of this styled shoot, we combined soft colors with bold colors throughout the shoot and added elements of romance in every detail. ‘What could be more romantic than a picnic? The camera lens of Lorena Burns Photography captured the essence of vintage glamour and romance beautifully in this scene. We hope this shoot inspired you and for the couples who think they can’t afford a beautiful wedding on a small budget, think again! Or better yet, contact us at www.sydneeproductions.com and let us help you design and plan your wedding. Credits: Photo Shoot Creative Director- Sydnee Event Productions Decor and Floral – Sydnee Event Productions Decor – Captivating Home Collections (gold vases) Styling Hair – Amber Patton Makeup – Faced by Simone and Impact Artistry Wardrobe – Sydnee Event Productions Photography – Lorena Burns Photography Models Jonathan Egbuna, Sherron Morrison, Simone Smith and Tarrolyn Williams

Meet The Couple Meet Elijah, a software developer who attended Stephen F. Austin and played the position of Offensive Linesman on the football team and was a member of Delta Chi fraternity. His bride Maureen, who holds a degree in Psychology from Stephen F. Austin and bowled for the University for 4 years and helped her team make it to nationals. This couple are both avid fans of the HBO hit show Game of Thrones and he enjoys whiskey and lasagna and she enjoys Moscow mule and barbecue. How they met and fell in love They originally met in 2005 when Maureen was visiting her sister in college. But, it was just in passing and neither of them really remember meeting each other. Six years later, during the summer before Maureen’s junior year in college, their paths crossed again. She decided to get a job at the bowling alley in Nacogdoches. On her second day of work, she was trained by Elijah.  Finding time during shifts to flirt with each other, eventually led to Elijah inviting Maureen out to some of his fraternity…

Meet Molly Feighner Jenness of Fingerprint Designs. Molly has over 12 years of graphic design, illustration, copywriting and photography experience.  Molly believes she brings a unique set of creative skills to the table to meet the needs of  brides that ranges from illustrating the perfect monogram, filigree or map of the day’s events, to designing the invitation suite a bride has always dreamed of sending to her treasured guests.  Molly, says “she will not only meet your expectations, she will exceed them.” Molly conceived Fingerprint Designs to satisfy the needs of the discerning bride who is looking for unique and beautiful wedding stationery.  As she strives to tailor each design perfectly to match each couples unique personality, the décor of their event and the event details to perfection as well as use the best printing methods available. Her goal is for your wedding stationary to make the best first impression to your guest. When asked what she finds most challenging about being an invitation designer, she said the challenge comes with combating the myths and nonsense that bridal magazines and some online publications (ie. blogs) fill brides’ heads with about what they…

A Native Texan Stephanie B. Evans is a Dallas native and owner of Wedding Event Design. Although she does not own any cowboy boots, she is a Texan at heart that believes in good ole southern hospitality. A professional and energetic person who keeps a cool head  and is very knowledgeable about the wedding industry are what keep her grounded in this industry. Stephanie has spent 15+ years managing events, including but not limited to large corporate meetings, weddings, concerts, global events, and professional sporting events. As a graduate of Northwood University (BBA), Ashford University (MBA) and the holder of other industry certifications, Stephanie’s education and diversified experience has all greatly contributed to the successful business model of Wedding Event Design. Most importantly, Stephanie has recognized persistence, attention to details and creativity all play a key role in her success and the success of any event. Service Philosophy Precise planning, expertise, passion and energy is how Wedding Event Design takes your event from normal to phenomenal. W.E.D. is committed to providing an unforgettable experience that won’t break your budget. Expert Advice What do you find most challenging about being a…

Planning your wedding is no small task. Attention has to be paid to every detail and it doesn’t matter if you’re planning a small intimate affair or a grand spare-no-expense wedding, it has to be planned and organized to ensure you have a seamlessly smooth event. One of the biggest challenges you will face is establishing your wedding budget and in close second to the budget is planning for the number of guests you want to invite. The guest count is the primary budget driver because the amount of guests you have will ultimately determine the type of venue you need and your menu. Typically, you would mail your invitations to your guest list with an RSVP card and stamped return envelope and patiently wait for your guests to reply. In this day of technology, many people rarely receive their mail in the traditional sense; much less take the time to reply by mail. Rather than deal with the frustration of trying to get your guests to reply by mail, and guessing at your head count and be…

The Beautiful Couple Ansley and Coby McEntire Date:  June 13th Color Palette: Purple and Pearl Venue(s) Botanic Gardens of Amarillo, TX and Amarillo Country Club   The Wedding Ceremony A very special country chic wedding for a very special couple Ansley and Coby McEntire.  The couple married on a beautiful sunny spring day in the Botanic Gardens of Amarillo, TX. Ansley and Coby pulled out all the stops for their wedding and had so many unique and personal touches that let you know it truly was “their wedding”.  Custom designs personalized their wedding and allowed their style and taste as a couple to shine through every detail of their wedding.  The sign in was a bench that featured the couples name, the bridesmaids and bride walked down a flower petal aisle lined with custom made 3′ shepherds hooks that held beautiful white pomanders and the couple said their vows in front of a custom made alter adorned with beautiful florals and a lighted chandelier. Truly a Daddy’s girl times two, Ansley was escorted down the aisle by both of her Fathers to the lovely sounds…

The Couple Lauren and Drew Smith Date: May 23rd Color Palette: Purple and Yellow Venue: Bell Tower Chapel, Fort Worth TX       The Wedding Ceremony The wedding ceremony was held at ne of Fort Worth’s hidden jewels known as the Bell Tower and Chapel. The beautiful stained glass windows in the chapel made it the perfect backdrop for the  vintage styled wedding. The Customs, Highlights and Trends Lauren and Drew, both native Texans who live in the windy city of Chicago came back home to Texas to have their wedding and be surrounded by all their friends and family as they recited their wedding vows.  The vibrant color palette of purples and yellows were showcased throughout the wedding ceremony and reception.

The Couple LaSteshia and Nwachukwu  Ekeocha Date: February 14, 2015 Color Palette: Peacock Theme Venue: Edisons The Wedding Ceremony The valentine bride and groom LaSteshia and Nwachukwu married on an unseasonably warm day February 14, 2015 at the trendy Edisons in Dallas, Texas.  Peacock was the theme of this Hollywood glam filled wedding with beautiful centerpieces of hydrangea that were infused with hues of blue, green and purple and embellished with peacock feathers. The Blending of Cultural Customs There were so many highlights, trends and mix of cultural tradition to this couples weddings.  The dramatic view of the Dallas skyline from the rooftop of the venue was the perfect photo backdrop as well as the vintage Bentley car parked inside the front lobby area of the venue.  An all out old Hollywood glam combined with the latest trends solidified this couples wedding design and style.  The couple also included cultural traditions by paying homage to Nwachukwu’s African heritage with the traditional money dance for which the couple changed into the traditional custom made attire. Wedding Industry Professionals Sydnee Event Productions – Décor/Floral The Belle Wedding…

The Couple Megan and Percy Freeman Date: October 26th Color Palette: Pink, Grey and touches of black Venue: Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas TX The Wedding Ceremony The wedding ceremony and reception were held at the beautiful and unique Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts in Dallas, TX on October 26, 2013 and no expense was spared and no detail left undone for this gorgeous couple’s wedding day.  They had so many personal touches that made their wedding unique to their personalities and style. A designed flower petal aisle and candles in hurricane vases on pedestals  lined the couples aisle and tall centerpieces of hydrangea, stock, blush and cream roses served as a perfect photo backdrop for the alter.  The couple elected to have “first look” photos so that they could have a few moments of private time before the wedding festivities commenced which allowed them to have more time to spend with family and guests during the reception. Truly placing their signature on their wedding day.  The bride was escorted down the aisle by her mother and the…