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An Outdoor Wedding in McKinney, TX

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Holly & Brian in McKinney, TX
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Holly and Brian exchanged vows under a few trees in an open field. “We decided to stick with very traditional vows because we felt that there was something to be said for saying the same thing as so many people before us,” say Holly.
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Holly bought a custom stamp on Etsy.com and used it on all of the paper goods (including the tags for the wild flower seed packet favors) at the wedding.
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“I really wanted my flowers to look like I just grabbed some wild flowers on the way to my wedding,” Holly explains. So the florist put together a bouquet of brown hypericum berries, green mini hydrangeas, yellow spray roses, mums, solidago, cymbidium orchids, ferns, and hanging amaranthus.
Cindy Davis Design Group, Plano, TX
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Because the wedding took place outdoors, Holly wanted to emphasize the beautiful green background of the trees and field. The large trees, from which Holly hung small vases from Anthropologie, served as the framing for the ceremony. She placed natural-looking baskets filled with yellow solidago, kale, hanging amaranthus, and brown hypericum berries ...
Cindy Davis Design Group, Plano, TX
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Holly and Brian designed their programs themselves and had them printed at Kinko’s. Holly then stamped them so that they matched the rest of the monogrammed items at the wedding.
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The middle tier of Holly and Brian’s butter cream cake had a quote from a Pablo Neruda poem written in frosting, it said: “Only you and I my love, listen to it.”
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Holly & Brian in McKinney, TX

Holly and Brian met at summer camp when they were both in high school. They stayed in touch as friends for eight years, then, one day during the Thanksgiving holiday break, they decided to date. “We both knew that it was time to finally be together forever,” says Holly. It wasn’t long before the two got engaged; Brian proposed just five months after they started their long-distance relationship. The Bride Holly Porter, 25, a nanny The Groom Brian Phillips, 25, a music producer The Date October 3 One weekend, Brian got into town a few hours early. While Holly was still at work, he let himself into her apartment and decorated the entire front room with candles and roses. When Holly arrived home, Brian popped the question. The pair chose deep yellow, green, and brown as their wedding colors because they wanted a scheme that felt like fall without looking like a harvest.
- Davida Sidrane Hogan
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