Paige & Jonathon were married on June 9th, 2018 at the beautiful Ashton Gardens North in Houston, Texas. I'm not exaggerating when I say that the entire day was flawless. Paige & Jonathon were both so at ease throughout the day & you could tell that seeing their months & months of planning come to fruition was a dream come true. Not only that, but they couldn't stop smiling at one another. It's a privilege to witness & document our couples on the happiest day of their lives.
T h e C e r e m o n y
Paige's cousin officiated their ceremony & it was one of the most thoughtful, funny, & memorable ceremonies we've ever filmed. He started off by telling the guests that "it isn't every day you get to marry your cousin", which of course had everyone laughing.
He referenced the love we should all show each other every day & that love is an action, not just a word. Something he said will stick with me for a very long time. He said that when his children walk into the kitchen & see him hugging their mom, they run over & wrap their arms one another in a big, family hug. That's how they see love: as an action. That's one of the special parts of being a wedding videographer. I get to edit these films and deliver them to our couples so they can remember what their officiant said for years & years to come.
T h e R e c e p t i o n
Paige's father gave a toast that brought everyone to tears. There are some snippets of it in their highlight film. Jonathon & Paige's dance floor was never empty. In fact, at one point I was getting a sip of water at our table & looked at the ballroom to realize that not one single person was sitting at their seat. Their guests partied the night away. Did I mention that they had the best music playing? I wanted to join them dancing when Blink 182's "All the small things" came on.
C o n g r a t u l a t i o n s M r . & M r s . B a t e s !
Venue: Ashton Gardens North
Photography: Eric & Jenn Photography
Florals: Dream Bouquet
DJ: DJU Entertainment
Cake: Who Made the Cake