Danielle and Zach were married this past weekend at one of our absolutely favorite venues, The Paseo!
They had what you would technically call a destination wedding here since they both live in Ohio now. Danielle is from here, she loves and misses the Arizona desert and Zach is obsessed with our gorgeous cacti – so it was the perfect destination!
These two met over the dating app Bumble, they went out to a classy wine bar in Erie, PA for their first date. After about two expensive drinks, they decided to jump ship to the local college bar where they drank the $2 special and talked for nearly four hours! My kinda people!
Zach is a huge Pittsburgh Penguins fan (as evidenced by their engagement photos and his custom cufflinks!) they went to several games together and they even won the Stanley cup twice in their two years of dating. After the second win, they got tickets to go take photos with the cup and after they walked along Mount Washington with it’s amazing views which is where he decided to get down on one knee and pop the question!
Their wedding day couldn’t have been more perfect. The day flowed with such ease and you couldn’t ask for better Arizona spring weather! (Especially considering it was in the 40s and raining back home in Ohio)
Danielle and Zach – I can’t thank you enough for letting me be a part of this amazing journey with you two! I am just so sad you live on the other side of the country, but you must make a promise to say hi when you come in town to visit!
The lace from Danielle’s veil was actually the lace from her mom’s wedding gown! And her mom made the veil! How cool is that?!
Zach being from the midwest, hadn’t ever seen a cactus in real life until a trip back to Danielle’s hometown in AZ. From that moment on, he was obsessed! Maybe obsessed is strong.. but he really, really digs them hah. Him and Dustin named this big guy below, Armando. Get it? 🙂
THE CREATIVE TEAM:
Florals:J Barry Designs
Cake/Dessert:Sue Jacobs Cakes
DJ/Entertainment: Tony with Bella Sano
Makeup/Hair Artists: Melanie Blakeand Rachel Beckham
Dress:Wedding Belles AZ
Dress Designer: Wtoo by Watters
Bridesmaid Dresses: Azazie
Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Celebrity Tux and Tails
Invitations/Paper Goods: Minted
Catering/Bartending: Straight to the Plate and On the Rocks Bartending
Rentals:Lace & A Barn
ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER
I’m Kaila! I help real couples feel totally comfortable and have fun in their wedding photos so their personalities shine through.