Headers Cassie and Javier wed


Cassie + Javier – Tre Bella Wedding

November 19, 2013

Vintage and simply amazing. Cassie and Javier Arias celebrated their wedding day on a perfect fall day in Arizona at Tre Bella in Mesa. They met through mutual friends and you could see all the love in the room with their 20 person bridal party. Yes, it was that much of a party to get them started. This couple has had a tough road to the altar but they made it. Their most difficult challenge was dealing with vendors that didn’t stick to their day. Through thick and thin is definitely the Arias’ mantra forever. I have known Javier for many years before Cassie and I have never seen him this way. He was funny, schedule focused but an incredible husband. I cried during their ceremony and I think it is the reality on how far they’ve come.

Cassie’s off white sweetheart neckline gown was beyond striking. The beaded details, folded edging, and princess ruffled rouching was bridal through and through.   She wore pink converse that matched her daughter’s cute dress shoes perfectly. It just fit her once you met her. Cassie and her entourage of women got ready at the Marriott close by. There were tons of little girls and classically pink things all over. I made my way over to the venue to be greeted by the rocking staff at Tre Bella (3 coordinators to help is great) and feasted my eyes on the party bus. A smile quickly made its way across my face and I was quick to greet the guys to piling out of that bus. Ron Burgundy was on the back – enough said!

Javier and his groomsmen then took some amazing shots with his classic car. Men and their cars just make the photos rock. We made it back after our photos to get Cassie ready for their first look photos. It was fun watching a young family like this include little Haydin in this moment. There were plenty of hugs and kisses for both his ladies.

The ceremony site was decorated in lanterns and mini tea lights, rustic wood boxes, lush flower arrangements and a 3 tier translucent display door at the altar. The sand ceremony in 3 skinny tall heart vases was a great touch. Then, the reception used the same pink, light green and ivory colors throughout the guest tables and site. Each table had a lantern, old books (alternating tables), chalkboard numbering, and personalized thank you notes to each guest. Did I mention each chair was adorned with draping name cards to each chavari chair? Perfect touches. The wedding cake was topped a multi tier of cupcakes leading down to a custom cake topper (too heavy for cake) resembling them as a couple.  Want to see more? Scroll down.

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Girls always look amazing in classic cars.

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Very cool wall in downtown Mesa.

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Look below to see their cake topper of them!

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Guests found their way through a seating chart assisted with personalized names on each chair. Plus, Mariachi’s lined the way with upbeat music.

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I’m eager to hear about their honeymoon but so glad to see the photos they’ve been sharing on Facebook from 7 days in Cancun, Mexico. Such a fitting ending for a great couple. See what they had to say about their wedding day in their words….

Favorite Moment: Taking it in all during the reception and realizing all the love and support we had.

Savvy Money Saving Tips: Always always always shop around

Words of Wisdom: Don’t make it a frustrating experience during the planning stages. Do what YOU want and feel comfortable with- don’t try to impress anyone else except yourselves.

Special Songs for the day:

1.      Recessional (walking down aisle with groom): Marry Me- Bruno Mars
2.      Grand Entrance: She is Love- Parachute
3.      First Dance: Without You – Keith Urban
4.      Father/Daughter: My little girl- Tim McGraw
5.      Mother/Son: I’ll be there- Jackson 5
6.      Cake Cutting: God Gave Me You- Blake Shelton

Amazing Team of Vendors!

Ceremony, Reception, DJ, & Catering: Tre Bella //Dress: Brilliant Bridal AZ //Bridesmaids Dresses: UW Dress  //Suit: Rose Tuxedo //DJ: DIY // Hair: DIY // Makeup: DIY //Florist: DIY  //Cake: Sugar Lips Cakery   // Hotel: Marriott //Rings: Jared // Transportation: The Real Party Bus and Classic Car provided by Groom // Officiant: Garrett Droeg // Photography: Blue Hills Photo

Love the photos or have someone in mind? Post me a comment below. I know the couple would love kind words from any guests that attended.

44 Responses to “Cassie + Javier”

  1. November 19, 2013 at 4:17 pm, Greg said:

    Nice work – looks great!


  2. November 19, 2013 at 4:44 pm, Alyssa said:

    These pictures are absolutely amazing!!! Such a fun wedding, I am so glad that I was able to be a part of it! Love you both!!


  3. November 19, 2013 at 6:51 pm, Pilar Arias said:

    Thank you for capturing my brother and new sis-in-law’s special day! It was certainly a day full of love.


  4. November 19, 2013 at 11:58 pm, Angel said:

    Such beautiful moments captured of an outstanding pair! So grateful to have been part of such a meaningful, memorable, & all around fun evening celebrating Javi & Cassie!


  5. November 20, 2013 at 11:55 am, Somer Hayes said:

    Cassie and Javi’s wedding was perfect. From the beautiful colors to all the fun in between. They are such an amazing people and it was heart felt to be there the first time Javi turned around and saw Cassie in her wedding dress. It brought tears to your eyes and you could feel the love that they have for eachother. I wish them the best in life and many more fun, loving, exciting memories to come. Also LOVE the fact that Javi incorporated little Haydin into the big day and made her feel special too with the famous Ring Pop. Love you both!


  6. November 20, 2013 at 5:08 pm, Andrea Wiser-Olson said:

    These picture are absolutely beautiful and shows the love you both have for each other. I am so happy for you both, congrats!


  7. November 20, 2013 at 5:43 pm, Tashina Robinson said:

    you guys look so happy!!! congrats you guys are sooo cute together (: best wishes!


  8. November 20, 2013 at 7:10 pm, Carla said:

    Love love love you Cass!!!!


  9. November 20, 2013 at 8:04 pm, Crissy Nyhof said:

    Congrats to the beautiful new family. The love pours from these pictures.


  10. November 20, 2013 at 11:05 pm, Stacy said:

    Beautiful photos, capturing a beautiful ceremony!! So happy to have witnessed such a wonderful night, with amazing people!!


  11. November 21, 2013 at 8:08 am, Sandi said:

    Pictures capture such precious moments. Beautiful couple and family.


  12. November 21, 2013 at 3:34 pm, Stacy said:

    Beautiful photos of a beautiful ceremony! What an awesome couple!! So glad I could be there to celebrate!!


  13. November 22, 2013 at 2:38 pm, Kristina said:

    Wow amazing pictures! Love them!


  14. November 22, 2013 at 2:44 pm, Garrett said:

    Such a wonderful day! The pictures truly captured the fun and love that was had by all.


  15. November 22, 2013 at 2:46 pm, Kory Acevedo said:

    Very nice pictures. You two look great.


  16. November 22, 2013 at 2:47 pm, Emily Gale said:

    Congratulations javi and cass!!!! We are so happy for you and wish you all the happiness in the world.

    Love you guys!!!


  17. November 22, 2013 at 2:51 pm, Alyssa E said:

    Beautiful pictures of a gorgeous couple! So happy for you two! Congratulations!!!


  18. November 22, 2013 at 3:14 pm, Felicia said:

    What a beautiful display of memories!! Cassie, you are absolutely stunning! Wishing you both a lifetime of love and happiness. :)


  19. November 22, 2013 at 3:31 pm, Ignacio Hurtado said:

    Couldn’t happen to a better person. I’m very happy FOR you Javy.


  20. November 22, 2013 at 3:59 pm, Alli said:

    Absolutely gorgeous!


  21. November 22, 2013 at 5:07 pm, Jamie said:

    The wedding was so beautiful! I’m so glad we got to be a part of your special day! The pictures are incredible! Just the beginning of all the wonderful memories you will make together.


  22. November 22, 2013 at 6:58 pm, Emily said:

    Beautiful photos of a beautiful couple! Congratulations Jav and Cassie!!!


  23. November 22, 2013 at 7:20 pm, Auntie Regina said:

    Blessings to the both of you <3 Love ya


  24. November 22, 2013 at 7:32 pm, janine said:

    Beautiful pics of a beautiful couple, love love love! :)


  25. November 22, 2013 at 9:14 pm, Jenna Lampson said:

    Congratulations Javi and Cassie! What a beautiful wedding. The photos are incredible and captured the precious moments perfectly.


  26. November 23, 2013 at 7:46 am, Amanda said:

    I’m sorry we had to miss it, but everything looks B E A Utiful! You guys are by far one of my favorite couples, and these pictures just help prove way. Congratulations!


  27. November 23, 2013 at 8:05 am, Kristi Casillas said:

    Wow!! Just beautiful!! I planned weddings for 6 years and worked with the girls at Tre Bella on many occasions… This by far, was one of the prettiest weddings I’ve seen!! WOW!! Congrats guys!!


  28. November 23, 2013 at 8:21 am, Zach said:

    Great pictures! Congratulations on your beautiful family, hope to see you soon!!


  29. November 23, 2013 at 9:26 am, Danna said:

    Stunning. I love the colors and the decorations. Javier you deserve all the happiness in the world and Cassie you seem to fill that role perfectly.


  30. November 23, 2013 at 10:35 am, Nikole said:

    I loved all the pics! You guys are a great example for other couples on how to personalize your wedding without breaking the bank!!


  31. November 24, 2013 at 11:42 am, Sammi said:

    Beautiful! Stunning bride, Cassie, and not too shabby groom, Javier, haha but really both were absolutely amazing looking. The pictures captured the moments throughout the special day, I love it! Congrats again you two love birds!


  32. November 24, 2013 at 12:06 pm, olivia said:

    Amazing photos for an amazing pair. God has blessed these two with an endless love and a romantic fairytale.


  33. November 24, 2013 at 12:56 pm, Steve said:

    Congratulations you two on capturing your special night like that!


  34. November 24, 2013 at 3:21 pm, jocelyn said:

    It was so beautiful!


  35. November 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm, Theresa said:

    The wedding was amazing! You guys make a great couple! The pics look GREAT!


  36. November 24, 2013 at 5:21 pm, Jerrika g said:

    I am so happy for u both ! It was such an honor to be a part of your beautiful wedding! Everything about it was perfect! Love u two and miss haydin!!


  37. November 24, 2013 at 5:22 pm, Adriana said:

    The wedding was perfect! The pics are beautiful! So glad I was able to share this special day with this awesome couple!! Amazing!!!


  38. November 24, 2013 at 5:29 pm, Brian said:

    The wedding and the pictures are beautiful!


  39. November 24, 2013 at 5:31 pm, Theresa said:

    Wonderful wedding, and beautiful pictures!


  40. November 24, 2013 at 7:10 pm, Bob Adlhoch said:

    Such a fun wedding and spectacular photos of it. This is a night I will remember as one of love and happiness. Congrats Cassie and Javier.


  41. November 24, 2013 at 8:18 pm, sara sanders said:

    Congratulations! Beautiful couple!


  42. November 24, 2013 at 8:45 pm, Brad said:

    Congratulations! Wish you both all the best!!


  43. November 26, 2013 at 9:33 am, Danny Alvarado said:

    Very nice pictures! Congrats again to you both!


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