This is love!
“They don’t make them any better than Justin, and I could not be more thrilled to officially be Mrs. Hartley!” Stause (or rather, Mrs, Hartley!), tells PEOPLE exclusively.
“The wedding exceeded anything I could have ever imagined.”
For an exclusive interview with the couple and to see their wedding album, please pick up the next issue of PEOPLE, on stands Friday
WATCH: Justin Hartley Talks Engagement, Wedding Planning
Gorgeous in a Monique Lhuillier dress, Stause, 36, a fan favorite for long-running roles on All My Children and Days of Our Lives, exchanged handwritten vows with Hartley, 40, who stars as Kevin Pearson in the hit NBC show.
After hitting it off on their first date four years ago, Hartley and Stause were immediately smitten. “We haven’t been apart since,” says Hartley, who proposed to the Kentucky native last summer.