Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Morgan Langford & Brad Smith
March 14, 2015 • Little Rock
Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center

Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

It was at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville that Morgan Langford of Jonesboro and Brad Smith of Magnolia first met. During their sophomore year, they were set up by two friends who believed they would make a perfect match. Those friends were right. Morgan and Brad hit it off, spending many a late night at a nearby Jimmy John’s hanging out and falling more in love.

Seven years later, Brad and Morgan laced up their tennis shoes and took to the streets of Nashville, Tennessee, to compete in a half marathon. A full 13.1 miles later, Morgan was in for a big surprise. After crossing the finish line, Brad asked to spend the rest of his life with her.

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas


The Inspiration

Morgan had her heart set on a more contemporary feel for their big day, which made the Clinton Center the perfect setting. They started with floral inspiration from Jeff Leatham, the artistic director at the Four Seasons in Paris who has been voted the top hotel florist in Europe for several years. With this ambience in mind, she worked with her planner and florist to create a space that was both welcoming and modern at the same time.

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas


How They Customized

A focal point of the room was the candle and flower wall featuring bursts of yellows and oranges against the Little Rock skyline. Guests enjoyed personal favorite eats from the couple, such as Brad’s favorite cake from Magnolia Bakery and Morgan’s beloved mac and cheese. The two are devoted to their dogs, so they gave away treats for guests to take home to their own furry friends. They also sent guests home with their favorite Jimmy John’s sandwiches as a special nod to their humble beginnings.

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas


 THE PROFESSIONALS 
  Photographer: Eli Murray, California & Arkansas
  ♥   Event Planner: Rachel Haynes Weddings + Events, Little Rock
  ♥   Floral Designer: Tanarah Luxe Floral, Little Rock
  Rental Furniture: Tuft & Table, Little Rock
  Chairs: Confetti’s Party Rental, Little Rock
  ♥   Lighting & Stage: CWP Productions, Little Rock
  Wedding Cake: TracyCakes, Little Rock
  Groom’s Cake: Magnolia Bakery, Magnolia
  Caterer/Drinks: Forty Two, Little Rock
  Band: Emerald City Band, Dallas, Texas
  Harpist: Pat Qualls, Little Rock
  Wedding Stationery: By Invitation Only, Little Rock
  Wedding Gown: Warren Barron Bridal, Dallas, Texas
  Bridesmaid’s Attire: Alfred Sung
  Groom/Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Warehouse, Little Rock
  ♥   Hair: Natalie Black, Fringe Benefits, Little Rock
  Makeup: Lindsey Carpenter, Pout, Little Rock
  Transportation: Arkansas Destinations, Little Rock
  Honeymoon: Poe Travel, Little Rock
    Accommodations: The Capital Hotel
Little Rock Marriott
  Ice Sculpture: Diamond Ice
    Wedding Vendor We Love

Eli Murray
Morgan Langford & Brad Smith March 14, 2015 • Little Rock Pulaski Heights United Methodist & Clinton Presidential Center Photography by Eli Murray, California & Arkansas

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