Matthew proposed to Katie one night after she had been out with friends. Everyone was in on it, and while Katie was away, Matthew decorated their first home with rose petals and candles. “It was romantic and magical,” Katie remembers. “I was so surprised!”
While Katie and Matthew’s wedding was large, it also felt intimate with friends and family helping out every step of the way. A close family friend officiated the ceremony, and family members performed the couple’s first dance song, “Harvest Moon” by Neil Young, live at the reception. “Having our loved ones pitch in made the whole day personalized and meaningful,” Katie shares.
Finding the perfect wedding gown was also a special experience for Katie. “We booked a private