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Brooks & Sarah’s Wedding | The Corinthian Houston

We absolutely love the Corinthian Houston! I’m pretty sure it’s the most dreamy, romantic Houston wedding venue.

If you are looking for the perfect amount of glam, romance, and luxury in a wedding venue, the Corinthian Houston has it all!

When Sarah first inquired, I couldn’t contain my excitement because of my LOVE for the Corinthian. Alyssa and Rachel photographed Lauren and Brett’s gorgeous winter wedding at the Corinthian in 2018. Since then, I’ve been dreaming of photographing one there as well!

Once I chatted with Sarah, I fell even more over the moon with her fun personality and her incredible love story with Brooks!

Sarah and Brooks have been dating since 2016 and fell head over heels shortly after! They got engaged actually 1 year before their wedding day surrounded by both of their families.

In the fall of 2018, they welcomed their sweet son Decker into the world, who might possibly be the cutest little boy ever! Just wait until you see him!

They started planning their wedding and decided to move up the date when they found out they were expecting a little sibling for Decker! : D They kept it a surprise to all the guests so they could share the news at their wedding reception!

Then they made their wedding cake the most incredible gender reveal we’ve ever witnessed!

Their Houston wedding was full of SO many surprises and we are so excited to share their wedding at the Corinthian!

Brooks & Sarah’s Wedding | The Corinthian Houston

“You can’t get a more beautiful venue than the Corinthian, along with their wonderful staff. Eric who helped us gave us suggestions for the best vendors!” – Sarah 

Sarah is the youngest and only daughter in her family so it’s safe to say her sweet parents went all out for their favorite girl!

Jennifer Gregory with Heather Benge Events is one of our favorite Houston wedding planners! She planned every moment to a tee! You truly cannot put a price on wedding planners! They really run the show and make the day go so smoothly!

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Stacey, Sarah’s mom, was so sweet and you could just tell how special of a day this was for her!

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Sweet little Decker, their son, was the most dapper little ring bearer!

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Elegant Ballroom Wedding Ceremony | The Corinthian Houston

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You can tell this moment where Brooks saw his bride for the first time was truly unforgettable!

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Their vows to each other really showed their hilarious and sweet personalities and deep love for each other!

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The Corinthian Houston | Classy Wedding Reception

We’ve photographed well over 100 weddings and I have to say this beautiful reception was one of our faves!  I mean who wouldn’t want to celebrate their favorite couple, share a delicious meal and dance the night away here!?

The gorgeous Corinthian paired with hanging crystal chandeliers and stunning florals from the Blooming Gallery made for one unbelievable Houston wedding!

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After family portraits, Sarah changed into her stunning reception dress. You can hardly tell in photos but this dress revealed the tiniest baby bump!

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This was perfect for the DJ to announce Mr. & Mrs. Ybarra and baby number two coming soon! Everyone went WILD with excitement for this sweet growing family!

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Brooks danced with his sweet mom to “I believe I can fly” and you can bet the whole crowd was singing along with him!

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Gender Reveal Cake Cutting | Cake by Who Made the Cake?

Nadine with Who Made the Cake really knocked it out of the park with both of their incredible wedding cakes!

The moment we’ve all been waiting for! Is baby Ybarra a girl or a boy?!

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IT’S A GIRL, Y’ALL!!!!! Ekk! We are so happy for them! And clearly their wedding guests were thrilled too!

Fun fact: Sarah and I are actually only a few days apart and both having girls!

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Sweet little Decker made one last appearance in his nighties, cute as could be!

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You couldn’t ask for a better sendoff from their incredible wedding night than in a Rolls Royce, y’all! Plus, they had their family food truck outside providing late-night bites for all the guests!

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Sarah and Brooks, y’all are so awesome and we are beyond grateful you chose us to be a part of your wedding weekend!

It’s very evident how incredibly loved you two are, both separately, and together as a family! Your little girl will be so blessed to have y’all for parents and Decker as a big brother!

We can’t wait to watch your family grow over the years!

XO,

Michelle & Kellan & the whole Cotton team

Incredible Houston Wedding Vendors

Cake: Who Made the Cake | Planner: Jennifer Gregory with Heather Benge Events | Florals: The Blooming Gallery | Bride’s Dress: Winnie Couture & Watters | Bridesmaids Dresses: David’s Bridal | Hair & Makeup: Hey Lovely | Shoes: Rene Caovilla | DJ: DJ Channey | Cater: Wolf Gang Puck | Photographer & Videographer: The Cotton Collective | Venue: The Corinthian

 

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