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Our Favorite Instagram Posts 9.21.18

Kaitlyn Smale |  September 21, 2018

Hey, hey, hey–it's finally Friday! We couldn't be more excited to kick off another wedding weekend but, before we do, we thought we'd obsess over a few lovely pics from the 'gram! So, kick back and enjoy these four talented vendors and their insanely pretty posts.

A Romantic, Mauve Style Shoot in Grand Rapids

Savannah Hope |  September 20, 2018

When Alicia Lutz of Events by I Candy and Paige Gabert of Paige Gabert Photography got together to plan a style shoot, they knew they wanted to put a moody twist on this classic, romantic style.

The Wedding Story of Kevin and Sarah Blau

Savannah Hope |  September 19, 2018

Sarah and Kevin met after Kevin ended up renting the same house Sarah had rented a year before. Sarah and her roommates went back to the house to see how it had changed. Sarah says, “We knocked on the door, hoping to see our old bedrooms and see how the new owners re-did the place.

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Rentals

Savannah Hope |  September 18, 2018

If you are planning a wedding then you've probably considered using rentals for some part of the day. It can be hard to decide what rentals you need, how to get exactly what you want and then, of course, the logistics of making sure you get them there on the big day.

WeddingDay Exclusive Style Shoot: A Historic Wedding Venue in Indianapolis

Savannah Hope |  September 17, 2018

Indiana Landmarks is a spacious, historic venue located in Indianapolis that combines iconic style with alluring amenities. This nonprofit organization restores historic buildings to create unique spaces where families and friends can gather to celebrate. Sari Swinehart, Indiana Landmarks' Special Events Coordinator says, “Indiana Landmarks Center and the Morris-Butler House will take your breath away with the classic and refined character of their historic architectural styles.” This WeddingDay Exclusive Style Shoot focuses on the notable features of this venue, inspiring a shoot that represents timeless romance.

Blue Hues: An Ethereal Chicago Style Shoot

Savannah Hope |  September 13, 2018

The city of Chicago can be an inspiring place, which is why Michelle Nikitaras of Unveiled Weddings and Events and Allie Rinka of Allie and John Photography decided to shoot a beautiful blue style shoot in the windy city.

The Wedding Story of Brittney and Ryan Darby

Carri Fras |  September 12, 2018

Brittney and her husband met at their local YMCA. “I had seen him there working out for months but couldn’t get the guts to go up and introduce myself,” she says. ”He was my ‘gym crush,’ and that’s what my friends knew him as.

An Outdoor Style Shoot for your Boho Side

Savannah Hope |  September 11, 2018

Abbey Bullerdick of Abbey Elaine Photography and Vanessa Rische of Copper Jade Weddings and Events dreamt up a style shoot that encompasses the soulfulness of the Midwest.

A Vintage-Styled Shoot with French Vibes

Savannah Hope |  September 6, 2018

When Cynthia of Cynthia Boyle Photography struck up the idea to do a style shoot—she knew a few things that she wanted to accomplish.

The Wedding Story of Cassie Batz-Barbarich and Luke Barbarich

Carri Fras |  September 5, 2018

Cassie says of her now husband, Luke, “We were introduced by mutual friends who thought we would be a great match, and boy were they right! We hit it off instantly, and our friends were quite proud of themselves.