A Colorful and Modern Styled Shoot Becomes a Surprise Proposal – Congrats to Ivana and Matt

Once in awhile, a styled wedding shoot becomes a surprise proposal! We’ll let Savvy Leigh Photography share the story from this magical day, complete with bright Sister Stems florals, a stunning Elizabeth Cooper Designs gown, and Sweet E’s Bakery too pretty to eat!

“We had a beautiful venue, a gorgeous colorful theme, and the most amazing vendors for the styled shoot at State House. All we needed were the models. My mind immediately went to Ivana and Matt. I had so much fun with them the last time they were in front of my camera and was thrilled when they agreed to model for us. I found out Matt had ordered an engagement ring for Ivana and was planning to propose during the shoot. A perfect surprise proposal situation!

We set Ivana up in the chair in such a way that she couldn’t see Matt standing right behind her. I gave Matt the cue and he walked around and gave a beautiful speech about Ivana. I could see the gears in Ivana’s head turning. She probably thought this was a weird time to give a heartfelt speech.

Once he knelt down on one knee and pulled out this STUNNER of a ring, her eyes got wide and she covered her mouth with her hands. Unsurprisingly, she said yes, and ran into his arms. You can see just how happy the two of them are, and I was ecstatic to be able to see such beautiful genuine emotion on both of their faces as they held each other.”

We couldn’t agree more!! What a colorful and unique proposal story with photos to treasure for year to come. Welcome to Engaged Life you two!!!

Photographer. Savvy Leigh Photography
Venue. State House
Dress. Elizabeth Cooper Designs
Tux. DC Tuxedos
Flowers. Sister Stems
Bakery. Sweet E’s Bakery
Decor. Sarah Layne
Hair. Hair by Adelynn
Sparklers. Utah Sparklers

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  1. I’ll never forget this session- so much emotion and so much fun! I’m so happy to see it here on Engaged Life!

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