They do! Katie Bates and Travis Clark tied the knot in a romantic wedding ceremony on Friday, December 3, the couple completely verify to Us Weekly.
“Today has been value the entire ready, the entire dreaming and even value the entire work of wedding ceremony planning, with its occasional stresses and anxieties,” they inform Us. “It’s been value each second, and we actually can’t consider we are literally married! We all know we nonetheless have lots to study marriage and relationships, however we're excited to spend our lives studying and rising collectively. It’s an thrilling day while you get to marry your best buddy in life and an much more special occasion when you'll be able to share it with household and associates.”
Katie and Travis add: “We all know we owe an enormous debt of gratitude to those who labored lengthy hours behind the scenes and to those that traveled to attend and to those that prayed for us on at the present time. We really feel particularly blessed and liked. We additionally really feel a bit bit overjoyed with pleasure about our future collectively as Mr. and Mrs. Clark!”
The Bringing Up Bates star, 21, and the Clark Household band member, 20, married at Castleton Farms in Loudon, Tennessee. The placement is particular for her household, as it's the similar venue the place her sister Carlin Bates exchanged vows with Evan Stewart in Could 2019.
The bride wore a princess-style robe — designed by Renee Cunningham of Renee’s Bridal — fabricated from duchess satin with a bateau neckline and 150 buttons that lined the again of the gown and the total size of its monarch practice. She completed her ensemble with Betsey Johnson sheer rhinestone stilettos. Easy Magnificence, which is owned by Josie Bates and Grace Rochat, dealt with hair and make-up.
As for the marriage celebration, Katie’s sisters Carlin, Josie, Alyssa Bates and Addallee Bates, sisters-in-law Whitney Bates and Kayla Manaraze, and longtime greatest buddy Caitlin Kaetzer served as her bridesmaids. Groomsmen included Clark’s brother Mike Clark, brothers-in-law Evan Stewart and Cameron Manaraze, cousins Jeffrey Walsemann and Jeffrey Weaver, and shut associates Aaron Scully and Gavin Ziegler. Katie’s nieces Willow, 2, and Layla, 22 months, have been flower ladies. The couple’s canine, Remi, additionally wore a flower woman gown.
Katie’s brother Lawson Bates carried out “I Love You Actually” because the grandparents and oldsters have been seated, and a nine-piece orchestra performed “I Can’t Assist Falling in Love With You” because the bride walked down the aisle in entrance of 400 visitors. Her father, Gil Bates, shared the cost for the couple in the course of the outside ceremony, whereas Travis’ grandfather Charles Clark, Jr. oversaw the exchanging of vows and rings. The groom additionally sang a love track titled “I Select You” to his new spouse.
Melissa Timm Designs organized the flowers, together with white bouquets with touches of greenery and a big hanging spray draped from the ceiling above the rose petal-lined aisle. The preparations coordinated with the marriage’s black-and-white aesthetic.
The newlyweds handled their visitors to smoked hen, garlic roasted potatoes and southern-style inexperienced beans, catered by Smoke on the Mountain BBQ proprietor Chris Creech. Katie’s aunt Kay Hamilton ready a five-tier white wedding ceremony cake adorned with flowers. She and Travis requested their social media followers to weigh in on the flavour, with lemon blueberry, crimson velvet and white chocolate raspberry successful the ballot.
Reminiscences from the large day have been captured by Darian Kaia Images and Scott Movie Co.
Us broke the information in March 2020 that Katie and Travis were officially courting after being in a long-distance relationship for 9 months. They have been launched by mutual associates in June 2019. Us completely revealed in April that they were engaged.
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