Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee
Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville
June 13, 2015

Sometimes you just know. When Robert Lee showed up at Cymbre Rust’s apartment with a mutual friend, the Dallas and Springdale natives immediately hit it off and spent the rest of the night talking and getting to know one another. The next weekend, a group hangout ended with Robert asking Cymbre on a date, and the rest is history.

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

It was an uneventful night a few years later as the two settled in to watch a movie—or so Cymbre thought. Robert then disappeared into a back room, and Cymbre’s Maltipoo, Oliver, leapt into her lap with a note attached. As she read the words “will you marry me,” she looked up to find Robert on one knee with the perfect ring.

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015


The Inspiration

For Cymbre, the goal was to create a garden dripping with romance for their guests. She chose a soft palette of coral, sage green and buttery white to set the scene, draping light fabrics and greenery to add a delicate, yet rustic feel.

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography

Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015


How They Customized

On the day you marry your favorite person, you should celebrate with a few of your favorite things. That’s exactly what Robert and Cymbre did at their wedding, including serving their favorite meals, favorite cocktails, cake from their favorite bakery and Cymber’s favorite flowers: succulents, hydrangeas, garden roses and peonies from Ecuador.

They also added touches like mix-matched china, old church pews and a giant wooden cross wrapped in flowers for the outdoor ceremony, and Cymbre put her DIY knowledge to good use with little jars of local honey for the crowd-pleasing wedding favors.

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

Stephanie Dawn Photography
Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015


The Details

  Photographer: Stephanie Dawn Photography, Springdale
  Photo Booth: Making Memories Photobooth, Northwest Arkansas
  Wedding Planner, Florist & Rentals: Lisa Dawson Events, Springdale
  Cakes: Rick's Bakery, Fayetteville
  Caterer/Drinks: Simply Divine Catering, Bentonville
  DJ & Ceremony Music: Mr. DJ Entertainment, Fayetteville
Wedding Stationery: Shindig Paperie, Fayetteville
Wedding Gown: Tesori, Fayetteville
Bridesmaids Attire: Tesori, Fayetteville
  Groom/groomsmen Attire: Men's Warehouse, Rogers
  Jeweler: HPerry Jewelers, Fayetteville
  Hair/Makeup: Kelsie McLeod, Freshair Salon, Fayetteville
  Party Buses: Pinnacle Car Service, Rogers
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Cymbre Rust & Robert Lee Pratt Place Inn & Barn, Fayetteville June 13, 2015

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