Middle School Sweethearts Tie the Knot 14 Years Later

You might recognize the bride, Emily as one-half of the Chicago blogging duo, Walton & Rush and you better believe she brought her stylish sensibilities to every detail of the big day. Emily married her middle school sweetheart, Kurt surrounded by a lush Arizona landscape for a destination wedding their guests will never forget. Andrea Leslie planned, Leslie D. Photography captured, and we’re diving into all the goods right this way.

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This was a romantic, sweet celebration of two middle school sweethearts finally tying the knot. Emily and Kurt have been together since the 7th grade, and their wedding marked 14 years together. They currently live in Chicago, but wanted to have their wedding in Arizona – back where their relationship began. Arizona was a destination for a lot of guests, so they picked a venue that highlighted Arizona’s beautiful landscape – lined with palm trees and a gorgeous mountain backdrop.

Emily envisioned a garden theme for her wedding, with lots of greenery and lush, white floral. Her colors were dusty blue, white and gold – with lots of greenery. She wanted hints of the dusty blue color, and she incorporated it in the wedding sign, bridesmaid dresses, ribbon on invitations; even their cake was blue! To thank their guests for coming to their wedding, they kept with the Arizona theme, with blue cactus cookie favors from Ruze Cake House.

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Photography: Leslie D Photography | Cinematography: White Locket Films | Wedding Planning: Andrea Leslie Weddings | Floral Design: Sarah’s Garden | Wedding Dress: Hayley Paige | Cake : Ruze Cake House | Bridesmaids: Brideside | Bridesmaids Dresses: Joanna August | Makeup: Arielle Rondeau | Hair : Emily Hughes | Calligraphy: Butler’s Pantry Calligraphy | Groom’s Attire: The Black Tux | Venue: MC CORMICK RANCH GOLF CLUB | Bride’s Blog : Walton & Rush | Linens : La Tavola Fine Linen Rental | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals Phoenix | Ribbon: Frou Frou Chic | Ring Box : The Mrs Box | Robes: Plum Pretty Sugar | Wedding Sign: Details Darling

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