melanie&garrett {wedding} congregation beth yeshurun, houston, texas

While the weather didn't cooperate one bit, Melanie & Garrett didn't let that dampen their excitement whatsoever. They laughed, they broke the glass, & they danced hard well into the night.

bridal details, INC Pakiss Embellished Sneakers, nina wedding shoes, blue engagement ring, wedding rings, bride getting dressed, essence of australia wedding dress, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride getting dressed, royal blue david's bridal bridesmaid, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride getting dressed, royal blue david's bridal bridesmaid, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride getting dressed, royal blue david's bridal bridesmaid, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}

The rain held off just long enough for Melanie & Garrett to do their First Look outside. We made the most of those 5 minutes!

first look, Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
first look, Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
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rain on wedding day, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
royal blue david's bridal bridesmaid, Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
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royal blue david's bridal bridesmaids, Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
Elaine's Florist, Misora Bridal, halo beauty bar makeup, Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty, bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride, essence of australia wedding dress, groom, michael kors suit, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
signing the ketubah, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride walking down the aisle with both parents, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
jewish wedding ceremony, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom kissing, jewish wedding ceremony, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom walking down the aisle, jewish wedding ceremony, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}

A quick change into dancing shoes & we were off to dance the Horah!

bride and groom in tennis shoes, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
reception white blue and gold decor, tablescape, guest sign in book with photos, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
horah dance, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom in chairs, horah dance, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
horah dance, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
horah dance, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
horah dance, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
horah dance, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
blessing and cutting challah bread, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
toasts at wedding reception, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}

Melanie & Garrett surprised their guests with an awesome choreographed first dance. 

bride and groom choreographed first dance, dancing, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom choreographed first dance, dancing, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}

Melanie & Garrett got married on Melanie's parents' 30th wedding anniversary. Second surprise of the evening was a cake of their own to cut!

three brothers bakery, bride and groom cutting the cake, bride's parents cutting an anniversary cake, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
guests dancing at wedding reception, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
guests dancing, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}

Thankfully the torrential downpour FINALLY stopped during the reception. That romantic glow in the photos? Yeah, that's the humidity.

bride and groom, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}
bride and groom, summer june jewish wedding photo {dreamy elk photography and design}

Venue & Catering // Congregation Beth Yeshurun
Wedding Planner // Sharlene Barris
Wedding Dress // Essense of Australia from Misora Bridal
Bride's Shoes // Nina & INC Pakiss Embellished Sneakers
Bridesmaids' Dresses // David's Bridal
Hair Stylist // Halo Beauty Bar
Makeup Artist // Lisa Pelayo Makeup & Beauty
Groom & Groomsmen's Suits // Michael Kors
Cake // Three Brothers Bakery
Florist // Elaine's Florist & Gift Baskets
Ceremony Music/DJ // PrP Entertainment Company
Videographer // Filmstrong Productions
Wedding Invitation // Minted
Linens // Creative Elegance
Dance floor // Mike's Dance Floor Rentals