Courtney and Andrew's Dreamy Winter Wedding Photos

Courtney and Andrew's long distance love story will make you swoon.

Charli Penn Apr, 13, 2016

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"I realized Andrew was 'The One' after our first date," says the lovely bride. "He was such a gentleman and I loved his conversation."

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Courtney and her bridesmaids took a bachelorette trip to the Bahamas before the wedding. Sounds amazing and we so wish we'd been there.

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Courtney's shoes were too fabulous!

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Flawless bride Courtney got a kiss on the cheek from her mom before her "I dos."

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The bride's bouquet consisted of white hydrangea, white mini spray roses, purple lisianthus, plum ranunculus, white flower, and seeded eucalyptus.

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Courtney slayed in these ivory peep-toed Badgley Mischkas with crystal accents. What a wonderul choice.

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On the mornng of her wedding day, Courtney's thoughtful bridesmaids presented her with a bible as their group gift to her. Sweet and essential!

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We simply cannot get enough of this photo!

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Andrew was a dapper darling on his wedding day.

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Courtney said she wanted to look regal on her big day, and we're here to tell you: mission accomplished!

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Andrew proposed to Courtney on Christmas Eve at her family holiday party. Even though it was an ugly Christmas sweater-themed party, it was actually a beautiful start to lifelong wedded bliss. Aww!

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The flower girls were the bride's nieces and cousin. They looked so adorable on the big day.

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Courtney let her bridemaids select their dress styles and the ladies chose well. That color is absolutely everything!

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"Having failed relationships in the past, I felt as though true love was not in the cards for me," said Andrew. "Luckily, an angel came into my life and made me a believer in true love."

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"I absolutely loved being a bride," said Courtney. "It was everything I dreamed it would be and more. I enjoyed being pampered and treated like royalty. From the massage, to the pedicure, right down to the hair and makeup; I would do it all over again."

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Here comes the bride!

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Courtney said one of her favorite wedding memories was when her father eased her nerves before he walked her down the aisle.

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Andrew cried as his bride walked down the aisle, and Courtney tells us that it truly melted her heart.

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Andrew admits he cried as Courtney walked to him at the altar because he was blown away by how beautiful she was in that moment. We love a groom who's not afraid to give into the powerful emotions of a wedding day.

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Courtney and Andrew shared one tender moment after another at the altar. Too sweet!

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"I felt extremely proud being a groom," said Andrew. "It was far more than I ever dreamed. To be able to have both of our families together in a celebration of love will stay with me forever."

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"I felt honored, adored and confident in knowing that I made the right decision to marry him," said the beaming bride.

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It's official!

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The reception room looked absolutely amazing.

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The couple reconnected years after first meeting. They exchanged countless message which led to a geniune friendship and now a beautiful love story!

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"Our wedding cake was a round 4 tiered vanilla flavored pound cake with vanilla butter cream icing. It consisted of scrolls and beautiful arrangements. I LOVE pound cake and know that it is a true southern favorite," said Courtney.

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The couple's reception tables had three different centerpieces that were all part of the beautiful elegance of Courtney and Andrew's big day.

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The couple's first dance was to "Best of Me" by Anthony Hamilton.

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A bride's wedding night dance with dad is always a joyous moment. Courtney and her father's picture perfecr moment was captured beautifully in this photograph.

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How sweet is this tender moment between Andrew and his mother?

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During the reception, Courtney's Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters serenaded her with "The Sweetheart Song" to commemorate the magic of her big day.

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Andrew and his groomsmen look like they had a ball. Go fellas!

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"I describe Courtney as thoughtful, kind, beautiful and caring," said the lucky groom.

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It looks like some Courtney's friends couldn't wait to catch the bouquet!

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"Andrew is intelligent, witty, laid back and handsome," said Courtney.

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Courtney is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.

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There was nothing but a good time on the dance floor for the couple and all their guests!

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Cheers to Courtney and Andrew!

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The reception included a sweet bar with desserts for guests to enjoy!

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Everyone looks like they had an amazing time!

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How fly is this shot of the bride, groom and their entire wedding party! Looking good guys!

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"I said “yes” because Andrew was everything I wanted in a husband," said Courtney. "One of the many reasons is that his actions speak louder than his words and that is very important to me"

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The wedding guests gathered outside as the reception ended to send the couple off with celebratory sparklers! Lovely!

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"I love his genuine spirit and calm persona," said Courtney of Andrew.

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"I chose to make Courtney my wife because I could see my future in her eyes. She has always been my number one fan and makes me better every day," said Andrew.

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"I realized Courtney was “The One” after we first kissed," the groom said. "I could feel our souls connecting."

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Courtney and Andrew attended the same middle and high school. It wasn't until yeats laters with the help of social media that they actually connected and the rest is history!

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"I thought Andrew and I would only be friends when we first connected but God had other plans for us and showed us how true love is supposed to be."

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