From the Dress to the Dessert: The Prettiest Photos from Joy-Anna Duggar's Wedding to Austin Forsyth

After a chaste 7-month courtship, the reality star gets married

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They do! Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth exchanged vows at Cross Church in Rogers, Arkansas, on May 26.

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The wedding party, from left: Joseph Duggar’s fiancée, Kendra Caldwell, sisters Jessa Seewald, Jana, Jennifer, Joy-Anna, Jill Dillard, Jinger Vuolo, Johannah and sister-in-law Anna Duggar.

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Something ... patterned? The groomsmen wore argyle socks.

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Joy-Anna's engagement ring, which Austin presented to her in March, plus the couple's wedding bands. “It was a long day, and there were a lot of emotions, but when I put the ring on her finger, it was just amazing,” Austin says.

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Colorful programs were printed for the 1,002 guests.

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Homemade cupcakes were set out on a cross-shaped table.

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The groomsmen's boutonnieres matched tulips in the bride’s bouquet.

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“The dress came together amazingly,” says Joy-Anna of her Renee Miller gown. “We added a piece of my mom’s and grandma’s wedding dresses and a piece of Austin’s mom’s. It was really sweet.”

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“We were all teary-eyed,” says Jessa of seeing their sister in her bridal gown and veil.

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“It was all so surreal until I was walking down the aisle,” says the TLC star, whose wedding will air on the season premiere of Counting On June 12 at 9 p.m. ET. “Then I was like, ‘Oh my goodness, it’s actually here.’ ”

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Following the ceremony, the newlyweds cut into a six-tiered vanilla wedding cake.

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“We love kids and we’re excited to have a family. We’re just going to see what the Lord does,” says Austin of the pair's future plans. “We want as many as he thinks we can handle, and we are putting it into his hands.”

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