My photographer wife Peyton Rainey Byford and I were so blessed to have been apart of Sam and Melissa’s wedding day! I remember being so excited whenever they reached out to Peyton and I to capture their Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club wedding! The wedding was truly unique in that there were two completely different styles blended together so seamlessly.
These two are a couple who previously lived in Oklahoma, but realized their hearts desired a more relaxing tropical location. It was so great to see how they merged the traditional feel of an Oklahoma wedding with the tropical vibes of were the live now in Hawaii. Sam wore a traditional Hawaiian lei, while Melissa’s bouquet showcased all of the tropical vibes with her choice of flowers and greenery.
They had their ceremony in the beautiful chapel of Crossing’s Community Church. Tony Foss was their florist, and displayed some of the most beautiful arrangements of ceremony flowers I have ever seen! The flowers, matched Melissa’s bouquet, and everything could not have blended together any better. Officiating the wedding was Melissa’s uncle, which added that extra personal touch to displaying their love story. Sam and Melissa shared their vows to each other in front of all of their most loved family and friends.
To end their evening, Sam and Melissa then proceeded on to their wedding reception at the stunning Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. Again, the reception area was filled with the most beautiful tropical greenery. What made their reception was the love you could see throughout the entire evening. Melissa’s dad gave such a heartfelt speech. The couple also shared some really touching dances with not only each other, but with their parents as well. You could feel the positive energy all night long. One of my favorite pieces of their reception was the neon sign titled, “The Roberts.” It gave the cake setup that extra added dimension that really set off the room.
Their day could not have been any better! Congrats to Sam and Melissa! All the best to you two on your new chapters you will experience together in the future!! Thank you for trusting in me to capture your special moments!
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Photography: Peyton Rainey Byford
Wedding Planner: Aisle Be With You
Florist: Tony Foss
Makeup: Chelsey Ann Aristry
Hair: Brushed Hair and Makeup
Band: Wave Tones
Rentals: Mood Party Rentals
Dress: JJ Kelly Bridals
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Prim Bridesmaid – Hailey Paige
Cake: Amy Cakes
Ceremony Venue: Crossing’s Community Church
Reception Venue: Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club
*Want to see more tropical wedding vibes?! Go check out Jake and Shelbie’s Los Cabos, Mexico Wedding here!*