Leah & Payne found us through a mutual friend and I am so thankful they did, because working with this pair was a blast! They celebrated with friends and family on April 22nd at their family farm in Little Rock. The ceremony was intimate with mostly family and a few friends; afterwards they celebrated with a large party later that eventing with more guests! The venue, a house located on the property was the perfect setting – there was even a wine-seller underground that led to the reception entrance – so fun!
As you may notice from the photos, it rained literally almost all day long! I was able to snap a few shots of the outdoor reception area before the rain really hit and from there on I prayed it would let up, but it was a constant sprinkle for hours. So we made the best of it and brought out a cute umbrella and made use of the gorgeous front porch – those portraits are some of my favorites of the day!
Payne is the head chef and owner of Cache’ in Little Rock, the restaurant is actually how he and Leah met – for a short time Leah worked at the restaurant.
With Payne’s background in food – you can imagine how wonderful their reception food was. The food was delicious and endless – gourmet cheese, meats, sushi, stir-fry and more. This was some of the best wedding food I have ever eaten y’all!
Their reception lasted late into the night and it was truly a party! Their band, who is from Florida – was so awesome! They broke out the masks (haha, you’ll see what I am talking about below) and they had such a fun time! There was so much love at the reception, you can tell how much L&P really love their friends and family; and vice versa — there was so much laughter and hugs! So sweet to look back through these and share them on the blog today!
-Callie & Jaison
Their wedding photos were recently featured in AY Magazine, check out that feature here.
Planning & Design: Teryn Horton
Cake: Blue Cake Company
Linens: BBJ Linen
Catering: RH Catering
Florals: Floral Express
Photo Booth: DJ Hollywood
Rentals: Confetti’s Party Rentals & Hank’s Fine Furniture