How They Met:
Anna and Brent met through a college friend Anna’s who as luck would have it, also went to high school with Brent. Brent saw Anna in a Facebook picture and said to the mutual friend (Taylor) “Who is this Anna Shangraw and does she want to get married?”. Sounds like love at first site right? (Get it?)
Once the two become Facebook friends. They started sending each other messages, texts, and Skype dates for 5 months without ever having met one another in person. For them, it was the perfect way to get to know each other. They took this time to learn of one another’s upbringing, family, passions, likes, dislikes. In the midst of extremely busy schedules, we were there for one another.
After a few failed rendezvous attempts that were mostly the result of nerves, they finally met in person in October, and by January of the following year, they were officially dating.
On February 27, 2016, on one of the most beautiful days Brent had ever seen on Crissy Field, with the Golden Gate Bridge, family, and friends as our backdrop, he proposed. Family and friends drove and flew into surprise Anna after the engagement. They all celebrated with food and champagne! Brent says that once he found Anna, he knew with all certainty that she was the one he wanted by his side for the rest of his life.
Anna and Brent were married on a beautiful April day at the stunning Paradise Valley Country Club venue. Their day was perfectly put together with a gold and white color pallet that is just so classic and on trend.
We love all of the personal and unique things that Anna and Brent did for their wedding that really made it special. From the Beer Burro to the champagne glass table assignments, and who could forget the donut bar.
It’s clear these two just adore each other and have so much fun together. We can’t wait to see where the rest of their story unfolds.