Rebecca & Fabyan’s Rollins Mansion Wedding

Rebecca and Fabyan created one of the most unique, stunning, and fun wedding days. When you get to know them, everything about their wedding made sense for them and their story! Their relationship is one that is full of care, romance, love, selflessness and friendship and that was all reflected so beautifully in their big day. These two met when they worked for the same company about 5 years ago. They started dating just a couple months after becoming friends through their job and have been together ever since. Eventually they switched to the same department, which provided some challenges for their vacation days so Fabyan ended up finding a new job so that they could spend more time together. Their relationship grew through really happy things like getting a home together and caring for their dog, Fin. But it also grew through really hard things like Fabyan slipping while they were moving and breaking his elbow. They both talk about this time in life as being one where their relationship grew through having to selflessly care for one another!

Fabyan eventually popped the big question while they were in Mexico with his family. They had just finished up a private dinner on the beach when Fabyan got down one knee while they were standing by a beautiful driftwood tree. Of course, Rebecca said yes and that brings us to this gorgeous day! Fabyan said that he is a hopeless romantic, so he was excited about the growing anticipation that would come with waiting to see Rebecca in her dress. And the moment did not disappoint! As you’ll see below, Rebecca and Fabyan had a day filled with sweet moments and amazing details and I can confidently say that it lived up to their hopes for the day – which was to be surrounded by friends and family in a fun and carefree atmosphere!

Take a look below at all of the incredible parts of this day!

Wedding Planner | Honey and Joy Events

Venue | Rollins Mansion

Floral Design | Shelly Sarver Design

Band | Diamond Empire Band

Invitations | By Invitation Only

Menswear | Amazon

Bridesmaids Dresses | Azazie and David’s Bridal 

Bridal Jewelry | Shane Company

Makeup | Powder Studio

Hair | Powder Up Studio

citrus colored wedding invitations

I loved the citrus tones and having a few oranges on hand was perfect for these detail photos! As you’ll see later on in these images, oranges played a pretty significant part in this day so it was fitting to have them involved in the detail photos.

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The personal touches involved in this day were so beautiful and touching.

orange wedding details

We love it when couples lean into the season of their wedding and choose beautiful invitations in the colors that reflect the season. These two nailed it!

fruit in wedding details

Rollins Mansion in Des Moines, Iowa is such a stunning venue, and the weather this day complimented it perfectly, even if it was incredibly hot!

The joy on this bride’s face as she put on her gown was so fun to be a witness to!

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rollins mansion wedding ceremony first look with dad

You just can’t beat a good father daughter moment, and this one was absolutely heartwarming.

wedding day shots

There’s no shame in a good wedding day pre-game!

The moment we knew Fabyan was waiting for! It was clearly worth the wait!

Seeing how the colors of the invitations made their way into the floral arrangements and decorations points out the attention to detail that Fabyan and Rebecca both used to create this day!

wedding photos with pets

Fin is one loved little pup! And you can tell she was ready for her time to shine on this wedding day!

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Rollins Mansion truly created such a perfect backdrop for moments like these!

bright wedding bouquets rollins mansion wedding painted glass wedding sign

I don’t know if I’ve ever seen the color orange used so tastefully in a wedding day, but this gorgeous sign was just one example of that!

flower girl and ring bearer pink bridesmaids dresses

I love it weddings can pull in unique and personal touches that point to someone’s heritage – and this tradition was such a cool moment to witness!

unique wedding traditions

These smiles just melt me!

outdoor mansion wedding

I told you that oranges made a few key appearances!

sweethearts table

The details of this modern and unique wedding with the backdrop of the antique mansion was such a cool combination!

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You can’t have a 2020 wedding without at least one masked photo!

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It’s hard to beat a groom who will sing a song to his bride! Definitely a memorable moment for this wedding reception!

Being able to sneak off with these two during golden hour was one of the sweetest parts of this day! You can tell that they were so happy and relieved to be married!

golden hour wedding photos

It could not have been a more perfect night for this wedding dance!

outdoor wedding dance


It was such a joy to be a part of Rebecca and Fabyan’s wedding day! In a year where covid-19 tried to get the best of weddings, these two weren’t going to let anything stand in the way of their dream day. And we are so thankful to have been a part of it! Congratulations again Rebecca and Fabyan – we wish you all the best!



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