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Love is Love: A Chic, Travel-Inspired Style Shoot

Carri Fras |  September 21, 2017

Who doesn’t love a photo shoot that truly tells a story—especially one as beautiful as this? Inspired by Logan Square’s newest event venue, The Joinery, Alexandria Odekirk Photography and Dotted Events joined their talented forces to design a photo shoot “full of story, whimsy and details.”

The Wedding Story of Christina and Paul Anderson

Carri Fras |  September 20, 2017

It’s hard to believe the fall season is almost upon us—a season of warm, pretty colors, pumpkin spice candles and cozy, cold weather walks. This was just the time when Paul proposed to Christina. Christina says, “He proposed on October 27, 2015.

The Real Wedding Story of Hannah and Zach Tsuleff

Savannah Hope |  September 20, 2017

Hannah and Zach first met during college, but it was not until the end of senior year when they started dating. After graduation, the two were forced to go separate ways and date long distance while Zach worked on his Master’s program and Hannah started her career.

Elegance Meets History at Stonegate Manor

Carri Fras |  September 19, 2017

Anji of Anji Monique Photography was inspired by the opportunity to show brides that using local or lesser-known vendors to create their dream wedding is a possibility.

Meet The Photographer: OMG Photography

Carri Fras |  September 15, 2017

Your wedding day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life. When it comes to capturing those invaluable and once-in-a-lifetime moments, it is incredibly important that you choose your photographer carefully. Kaity Fuja of OMG Photography is not only uber talented, she understands a couple's needs. She also uses her creativity, experience and passion for what she does to effortlessly document those special moments that will live on for generations to come—as well as the wonderful, "in between" moments that might otherwise go unnoticed.

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Our Favorite Instagram Posts 9.15.17

Kaitlyn Smale |  September 15, 2017

We've said it before and we'll say it again–the amount of talent in our area just continues to impress us! We LOVE scrolling through our feed and getting lost in the magic and beauty that gets created every single day. Let's just say, picking our favorites each week isn't easy!

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Glam Peacock Masquerade Style Shoot

Carri Fras |  September 14, 2017

Inspiration can come in many forms and for Lynsey Moore of Pixie Dust Events, it started with gorgeously perfect turquoise and gold peacock plates. “I knew that they would be perfect to use for a styled shoot," Lynsey says.

The Wedding Story of Kacey and Justin Loveless

Carri Fras |  September 13, 2017

On Kacey and Justin’s third anniversary, they had plans to go to a favorite restaurant for dinner. When a busy work day and deadline were cause for a cancellation, Justin had to break the bad news.

The Wedding Story of Jillian and Patrick Jaszewski

Carri Fras |  September 13, 2017

Jillian and Patrick knew from their first date they would spend the rest of their lives together. It was so clear, in fact, that Patrick “fake proposed” as they passed a courthouse while visiting his family in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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A Modern, Country Style Shoot

Carri Fras |  September 12, 2017

Karla Neu of True Color Photography wanted to collaborate with her friend, Kelsey Hann, and her new rental company, Simply Elegant Events. Together, they dreamt up a modern, country styled shoot at Hidden Vineyard Wedding Barn, desiring to add a new twist to a classic style. “Kelsey really took it from there with her expertise in wedding design. She rents out the most amazing farm tables, so we thought those would work perfectly!" Karla says. "From the soft floral designs layered with geometric candleholders, vintage goblets, succulents and a modern menu, everything went together in such a lush way!”