Gwen and Endion Williams met on popular dating site PlentyofFish.com and realized they had both found a great catch. They tied the knot in an enchanting garden wedding on July 11, 2010. Share their love.
Gwen had her hair swept into a big bun on her right side by Marengo Luxury Spa. Ashleigh Albertson of M.A.C. cosmetics completed her bridal beauty look.
The bride found her strapless, princess-style Sophia Tolli gown at Catan Bridal boutique in Strongsville, Ohio.
Lace detail on the bodice and corset lacing in the back added a touch of romance to Gwen’s gown.
Gwen’s found her gray Bari Jay bridesmaids gowns at Catan Bridal. The simple tone works well with their bright and colorful bouquets.
Gwen and Endion decided to tie the knot in Cleveland Cultural Gardens’ Italian Garden, with a gorgeous stone masonry wall and water fountain in the background.
“I didn’t think I was going to cry, but when we started walking down the aisle, I started to tear up,” Gwen reveals.
“I didn’t think she could get any prettier,” Endion gushes of his bride on their wedding day. “It was like seeing her all over again.”
Gwen and Endion read traditional vows before exchanging rings.
“The kiss was nice,” Endion remembers. “I think we extended it a little. It was like we were the only people there.”
“I just remember feeling like this is official,” Gwen says. “That was the most magical moment of the day.”
“Gwen is amazing,” Endion says of his wife. “My opinion actually matters to her and in past relationships it really wasn’t like that.”
“I love that he’s so much like me,” Gwen laughs. “I know how he’s going to react to something because it’s how I would react to something. We have the same buttons.”
“I couldn’t ask for a better husband,” Gwen sighs sweetly. “he’s so supportive of everything I want to do.”
Endion loves that Gwen fits in anywhere. “Her personality is phenomenal. We can go to an office party or out with my friends or to a five-star restaurant and there’s never any airs with her.”
“I keep a picture of my dad and I doing the father-daughter dance on my mantle and in my wallet,” Gwen says. “It was a really special moment.”
The two danced to “I Loved Her First,” by Heartland.
Gwen and Endion held each other close and danced to “I Knew I Loved You,” by Savage Garden for their first dance as husband and wife.
Endion held his new wife as tightly as he could, relishing in their new marital status.
The couple’s reception venue, The Manor, created their three-tiered french vanilla cake with vanilla creme frosting.
The cake topper featured a bride fishing for her groom — a reference to PlentyofFish.com, where the couple first met.
Just before their big day, Gwen and Endion received good news that they would have a baby. Their son Caiden Williams was born on January 4, 2011. “She’s such a great mother to our son,” Endion says of Gwen.
“My parents have been married for 45 years,” Gwen tells us. “I’m definitely looking forward to when we hit that mark. We’re looking forward to making that happen.”
“I come from a big family,” Endion reveals. “I would love to see our family grow in the future.”