S: The Wedding of Michael & Brandi Warden
BC: Its not THE END. We've only just begun! 7.23.2011
FC: B | & | M
1: THE WEDDING OF | MICHAEL & BRANDI WARDEN | 7.23.2011 | Professional Photography services provided by EJF Studios, Eric Frank, Wichita, Kansas.
2: Rian & I got our makeup done at MAC at Noon, then met Rama & Holly at the Homewood Suites.
3: Let the preparations begin! | SPECIAL MOMENTS
4: The excitement in the air was thick. THIS WAS IT! The day we had all waited for!
5: Three hours to go...
6: D E C O R A T E
7: The flowers and the cake have arrived. Brandi & the girls get to work to finish setting up.
8: MICHAEL ARRIVES
9: Meanwhile, the girls finish final touches on hair & earrings. Time for the Bridesmaids to get dressed!
10: Malea puts on her dress. Then her tiara. Then Becky, Holly, Rian, Rama and Nana. The girls are ready. There's a buzz in the air. The emotions are high. Its almost time.
11: PREPARING FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT MOMENT IN MY LIFE...SEEING MY BRIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME | The Ushers come for their final instructions. Its almost time for the guests to arrive. Its time for me to PUT IT ON! Its the moment I've looked forward to all day..
12: IT IS ALMOST TIME
14: THE BEAUTIFUL BRIDE
15: F O R E V E R
18: The countdown continues... only 30 minutes until the ceremony begins.
20: Boys will be boys.
22: M E M O R I E S
25: FATHER & SON
28: THE HANDSOME GROOM
32: The time has come. The music has started. I watch as Michael and the Groomsmen head down the isle.
33: I waited in the banquest room for time to walk down the isle. My nerves were pounding as I watched the excitement outside. That's where my Dad found me. "You're gorgeous" he said. | And I wait my turn...
36: HERE COMES THE BRIDE | Almost all of the guests saw Brandi come out the side door from behind the Gazebo. Rian & Holly let Michael in on the surprise entrance.
37: PREPARING FOR THAT SPECIAL MOMENT... WHEN I SEE MY BRIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME ... there she is!
39: THE HAPPIEST DAY OF MY LIFE!
41: I DO and I ALWAYS WILL | I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER
42: From this day on, I choose you to be my beloved soul mate. To live and laugh with you; to stand by your side and sleep in your arms; to be joy to your heart and food to your soul; to bring out the best in you always; to be the best I can be, just for you;
43: PREPARING FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT MOMENT IN MY LIFE...SEEING MY BRIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME | to celebrate with you in good times; to struggle with you in the bad; to comfort you when you are down; to wipe your tears with my hands; to care for you with my entire being; to share with you everything that I am; and to love you for the rest of my life.
44: Mr. & Mrs. Michael Warden...
45: "BELIEVE IN HAPPILY EVER AFTER, AND IT WILL COME TRUE"
47: IT'S OFFICIAL
49: B E S T F R I E N D S
50: Rev. Tim Lytle
51: THE BEST DAY OF MY LIFE
52: N A N A
54: MR. & MRS. MICHAEL WARDEN.... AND MR. & MRS. CHARLES WARDEN
55: MR. & MRS. EDDIE FIELDS... AND MR. & MRS. MICHAEL WARDEN
61: BEST FRIENDS | THE GIRLS
64: THE BOYS
68: "THIS DAY I WILL MARRY MY FRIEND, THE ONE I LAUGH WITH, LIVE FOR, DREAM WITH, LOVE."
70: I LOVE YOU NOT ONLY FOR WHAT YOU ARE, BUT FOR WHO I AM WHEN I AM WITH YOU.
72: "IT ONLY TAKES A SECOND TO SAY 'I LOVE YOU' BUT A LIFETIME TO SHOW IT." ~TERESA COLLINS RIAN, YOU'RE MY ANGEL AND I LOVE YOU.
73: THE RECEPTION | MICHAEL & BRANDI WARDEN | 7.23.2011
74: Let the CELEBRATION begin...
75: We were introduced into the Reception to "Boogie Shoes" by KC and the Sunshine Band.
79: THINGS COULD NOT HAVE BEEN MORE PERFECT.
80: "MAN & WIFE, BEING TWO, ARE ONE IN LOVE." ~ WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
82: Rian & Greg each gave the most amazing toast. They were awesome! We are blessed to have you both in our lives. Many thanks to both of you.
83: The first dance... "Just the Way You Are" Billy Joel
85: Let the games begin!
86: OUR PHOTO GUEST BOOK