Houston, TX – Katie and James Magnolia Hotel Wedding

Remember our power couple, Katie and James, from their fun Heights engagement session?  Well lucky us, their wedding day finally came!!!

This beautiful May wedding started with lots of sunshine and some bridal details that had us in wedding photography bliss!!!


These shoes had me practically drooling!  And I love how Katie added the coin for good luck!!!

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We truly adored Katie’s attitude all day!  Not one bit of stress, just lots of excitement and a good sense of humor! ( :

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Above and below, some getting ready favorites!  There were lots of smiles going around once Katie put on her beautiful gown!!


And of course, there were some tears too! <3

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After taking some sweet photos in the rose garden behind Katie’s parents home, we headed over to check on James and his guys!  And they were lookin sharp!!!

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Real men wear kilts!!! ( ;

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And somehow before we knew it, everyone was arriving at the church, sounds from the bagpipes were filling the air, and it was time for this awesome duo to get married!!!!

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After the veil and a couple final touches it was ceremony time!!!


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Did I mention how insanely adorable the ring bearers were?!?!  Those bowties and suspenders were sooo cute!  I mean, rugged! ( :

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It was hard to not shed some tears when seeing how proud Katie’s dad looked walking his stunning daughter down the isle!

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<3  That look on James’ face is priceless!!!

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Remember how I called this pair a power duo?  Their talents are endless and include singing!  Katie really has an incredible voice and James looked so sweet watching his almost wife!!!

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Some favorites above and below…

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And then, after a silent thanks, they sealed their vows with a kiss!!!!

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After a quick break and some fun family photos, we headed to the elegant Magnolia Hotel for their reception!!!

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Their colorful menus and unique book centerpieces were so fitting for these newlyweds!!!

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Did you see that guitar cake?!?!  Who could ever blame James for not wanting to cut it!!

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With such a beautiful setting and a fun crowd, it was hard to put the camera down!!


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 It was so thoughtful of Katie and James to give their guests BeerSox, although some guests had already come prepared! ( :


After the guests had found their seats and settled in, the new Mr and Mrs O’Sullivan made their grand entrance!!!

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Katie’s dad made such a great speech – just a perfect combination of honest, hilarious, and touching! ( :

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After dinner and some mingling it was time for the maid of honor and best man to give their speeches!  They both had the guests laughing and wiping away tears! Although once Katie and James started dancing it was hard to keep those tears dry!  Their glances were of pure love!!

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After the parent dances Katie and James invited their married guests to join them for an anniversary dance.  This is a really sweet tradition that allows you to recognize all your family or friends who have spent their lives together and also snag some good advice!  Katie’s grandparents were the last ones dancing and they couldn’t have been more inspiring!


Following Katie’s grandparents words of encouragement, it was time to boogie down!  This crown knew how to dance!!!

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Katie and James, thank you two so much for allowing us to be a part of your action packed day!  Every detail reflected your talents and your love for each other, it really couldn’t have been more perfect!  We know the future holds nothing but more happiness and even bigger adventures for you two!  Cheers to you both, Mr and Mrs O’Sullivan!!!!!

One Comment on “Houston, TX – Katie and James Magnolia Hotel Wedding

  1.  by  Danielle Bourgeois

    Thanks for sharing James and Katie’s beautiful wedding photos. These photos make me happy!

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