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Brooks & Natalie

Yesterday was a very special day!  Kellan and I got to hide backstage at the Cullen Theatre, cameras in hand, waiting for Brooks to propose to his beautiful girlfriend!  Kellan looked over at me before they got there and said, “I’m so nervous, and I’m not even the one proposing!!”  ; )  It’s always such an honor to be a part of any proposal story but the Heart Bandit’s always do such an amazing job of making everything go so smoothly.  So Brooks told Natalie that they were going to see a movie, but really they went into the Cullen Theatre at the Wortham Center …… to find the most amazing musician playing Natalie’s favorite song on the piano!  Keeton Coffman is SO talented! 

Then he dropped to one knee …  : )

… and of course, she said “YES!”  : )  Not going to lie … I teared up! Haha!  It was just so sweet…

… and you could tell she was just SO surprised!! : ) It was perfect!

After she said yes, Keeton played “Hey Ho” by The Lumineers…

Does this not look like the happiest man alive?!?! : D

Natalie was still pretty shocked! : )Aren’t they the cutest couple you’ve ever seen!?!  The Wortham coordinator said they looked like Barbie & Ken and Natalie said, “Ya, except Brooks is Barbie and I guess that makes me Ken!” Hahah!  Gotta love that blonde hair! They are obviously a gorgeous couple, but what made them even more amazing was how incredibly sweet and grateful they were!  They are totally perfect for each other! Brooks & Natalie, we are SO incredibly happy for you two!  It is so obvious you two are head over heels for each other!  Thanks for letting us be a part of such an important time in your life! : ) We are so grateful and wish you such a blessed life together!

The amazing crew who helped make this event so special:

Proposal Planner – Michele from The Heart Bandits

Musician – Keeton Coffman

Venue –  Wortham Center

Videographer – Gary from Crescent Video

Happy Friday, y’all!! : D


  1. Coralee Howell

    November 13th, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Thanks for sharing your most incredible moment in your life!!

  2. Angie Van Dyke

    November 13th, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    So Amazing! You can really see the love between you two!

  3. Molly Mehring

    November 13th, 2014 at 11:41 pm

    Congrats So happy for you both! Thanks for sharing it was beautiful and I'm sure she was surprised!!!

  4. Lisa Webster

    November 14th, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    Great pictures!! Makes Bill and I feel like we were there! Very excited for you two!

  5. Kathleen Reed Knight

    November 14th, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Wow! This was so beautifully done. Thank you for making this special moment in time the most beautiful photos this mom has ever seen. And thanks for sharing that with all of us! We love you Brooks and Natalie!

  6. Frank Vault

    November 14th, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    WOW, way to go Brooks. You reminded me of me. I hope you are as happy as I am with my wife of five years now (11/27), Susan. All the best as you two go forward. God bless you.

  7. Michelle Able

    November 15th, 2014 at 5:23 am

    Awwww! My goodness! What a sweet, sweet comment! Thank you so much for your kind words! I am so glad you liked the photos! 🙂 It's always such an honor to get to photograph proposals but this one was even more special because you could just tell how in love they are! Congrats to you and your family!!! 🙂

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in love & engaged, let's elope (!)
from the ring to the first kiss



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