Step Inside Bachelorette Emily Maynard's Unbelievably Gorgeous Surprise Wedding
When Emily Maynard started her search for love on The Bachelorette, audiences nationwide were captivated by her tragic romantic backstory and the sweet daughter she prioritized above all else, Ricki. After announcing her split from Jef (the show's winner), Emily found the type of love that she had been looking for in a new man, Tyler Johnson. Johnson bonded with Ricki as well as her mother, proving to be the family-oriented match that the bachelorette had always hoped for. When Tyler asked Emily to be his wife, their little family was solidified. Friends, family, and fans couldn't wait for the couple to exchange vows, so their surprise wedding was a joyous occasion.
Two-hundred guests arrived to the groom's family farm expecting an engagement party but soon discovered that they were in for a much more important celebration. Surrounded by their loved ones beneath an aged oak tree, Emily and Tyler each pledged to love one another until their dying day. The pair included their daughter in every step of the wedding, from their sweet vows to their stunning bridal portraits, putting their newly bonded family above everything. From start to finish, the celebration perfectly captured the type of dreamlike romance that every bride hopes of finding, and the photos only begin to capture it. Get a glimpse of the big day here, and to see the full gallery and tearjerking wedding video, head to Style Me Pretty.