I was standing at her henna venue in awe & with a wide smile for mainly two reasons.
(1) everything was so colorful, orderly, and represented a super fun night ahead & (2) her family couldn’t believe that she flew me in all the way from Dubai to document her wedding events.
I wouldn’t expect anything less from the super talented wedding planner Khadejah though. Organizing wedding events for others gave her extensive planning experience hence her own wedding events were nothing short of purrrrrrrfeccccctttttt!!!
With tons of dancing, singing, fun, and love involved, here is the first part of Khadejah & Sami’s big-fat-Pakistani wedding celebrated at her parents house in Long Island, New York. The decorations were done by Stylist Events NY, henna by Henna for All NY, cake from Cakeworks Studio, and details by Events by Khadejah.
Can’t wait to share their Baraat & Valima receptions ❤
She was on top of her game.
Everything was thoughtfully displayed and ready on time. The jewelry was carefully placed on the mannequins surrounded by flowers. Poised, composed, with an elegant style, and a heart of gold, she is everything he wished for. And much much more! ❤
Iman & Jassem’s extravagant wedding was celebrated in Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai. Essa AlHadad remarkably decorated the ballroom and kosha/stage. Iman was beautified by the super talented Layaly, wore a bridal gown from Hazar Couture, heels from Manolo Blahnik, and carried a bouquet from Fiore Designs.
Dear Iman & Jassem,
Thank you for choosing me to document your big day. It was joyous, beautiful, and super elegant just like the two of you are. May the Almighty showers you both with abundance of happiness, health, success, and love. Forever, ameen.
The night was blooming like flowers do in spring.
The rain of happiness was pouring over every soul present.
Everybody looked pretty. Everybody looked cheerful. Dancing on the stage, joyously, celebrating the union of two beautiful people. Both inside out. Made for each other.
Arwa & Talal’s wedding was celebrated at The Saint Regis, Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. The stage/kosha decoration was done miraculously by Klassna Events. The hanging cake was one of the highlights. Arwa looked extremely elegant in her custom made bridal gown from Yen Design, Louboutin shoes, and dazzling diamond jewelry.
Dear Arwa & Talal,
Thank you for having me document you first day as husband & wife. A bigger thank you for making the day extremely enjoyable by showing up on time, being ready on time, for your hospitality, smiles, and being absolutely pleasure to work with. I wish you both a lifetime of health, happiness, success, and eternal love.
Her deep dimples were all the proof needed for the love to be witnessed in the room.
It felt like the bonfires must have lit,
the angels must have danced,
the doves must have flown,
the hearts must have beat faster,
for every time she smiled, looking at him.
Dana & Saif celebrated their extravagant wedding at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. The ballroom was stunningly decorated by Tibru Wedding. Dana looked stunning in her white ballroom gown, YSL shoes, and carried a pastel colored bouquet.
Dearest Dana & Saif,
Thank you for having me document your beautiful wedding. I thoroughly enjoyed photographing and capturing your beauty and love. You two make a super cute couple and I pray that you continue to cherish each other. May Allah bestows his bounties, blessings, love, and care upon both of you, always & forever. Ameen!
You know the ecstacy of true love?
When two people in love are so caught up in each other that they forget the world around them. Showing kindness, utmost care, and unconditional love towards each other. She was warming his heart with all her might. He was the fabric of her very existence. Filling each other’s hearts with joy and satisfaction; making themselves complete…
Roqaya & Abdulqader’s wedding was celebrated at Roda Al Bustan, Dubai. The kosha/stage decorations was done by Emirates Brides. Roqaya wore a stunning dress from Esposa, shoes from Manolo Blahnik, carried a bouquet with unique flowers, and had matching hangers for herself and AQ with their names written in Arabic.
Dearest Roqaya & AQ,
Thank you for all the smiles, all the love, all the joy your wedding day brought to my heart. It had been an honor and great pleasure in documenting your first day as husband and wife. I wish you both continue to show kindness towards each other, be the reason of each other’s happiness, and live a joyous life that you two deserve. May Almighty keeps you both in His protection and showers you with love, forever and always.
When the smiles spread across the face without a reason,
When the flowers bloom extra without a season,
When the highs and lows of life start to look even,
Know that you are in love…
And that’s exactly what I saw on the wedding day of Rawda & Mohammed…
Rawda & Mohammed’s super fun wedding was celebrated at Le Méridien Hotel, in Dubai. Dream Wedding Services did a splendid job decorating the stage/kosha. Rawda wore a stunning bridal gown from Esposa, swoon-worthy shoes from Manolo Blahnik, and carried a bouquet from Moz Flowers with pastel colors flower arrangement, and of course Rima Hassan Photography was honored to document their perfect day’s photography and videography 😉
Dearest Rawda & Mohammed,
Thank you to both of you & your entire families for trusting me with your big day ❤ I couldn’t stop smiling the entire night, I couldn’t hold myself back from dancing on the stage, and I absolutely couldn’t hold myself back from saying mashaAllah again and again every time I saw you both smiling at each other. May Allah adorns you both with his mercy and increase your happiness, health, success, and eternal love, ameen.
He made her laugh with all her heart.
She showed him what true love meant.
Supporting each other through thicks and thins of life, they completed each other.
For years to come, they will become stronger together.
Mariam & Ahmed’s wedding was celebrated at Hyatt Regency, Dubai. The ballroom decorations were done by Elite Events. Mariam was beautified by the super talented Layaly, wore a customized bridal gown, Dior heels, and carried a bouquet from Exotica.
Dear Mariam & Ahmed,
Thank you for being the funniest couple ever. Your jokes, laughs, and hidden love in all of that you do will always put a smile on my face. Take care of each other as you do. I pray to the Almighty that you both love and cherish each moment of your lives to the extreme, ameen.
I’ve heard the phrase “…love is in the air!”
I understood the meaning while watching both of them.
Only if you could see the way he was looking at her, you’d believe that he wasn’t making promises of bringing her roses everyday. Or stars. Or even moon. He was making promises of brining colors into her life. And light. So she can watch her beauty and reflection into his eyes. All day. Everyday!
Mariam & Tariq’s wedding was celebrated at Al Jawaher RCC in Sharjah. The grand ballroom decorations were done in origami theme by Dream Wedding Services. Mariam looked jaw-dropping in her Esposa bridal dress, stunning Casadie Shoes, and carried a bouquet from Moz Flowers with a unique flower arrangement.
My darling Mariam & Tariq,
You two are the epitome of cuteness! Maryoom, I thoroughly enjoyed watching your perkiness and smiles from behind my camera. Tariq, I loved how you looked at Mariam every single time. As you start this wonderful journey together, I pray that Allah showers his mercy on both of you and blesses you both with a lifetime of happiness, colors, light, & endless love. All day. Everyday! ameen.