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Our Favorite Instagram Posts 3.16.18

Kaitlyn Smale |  March 16, 2018

Happy St. Patrick's Day weekend, loves! While many of you are counting the hours 'til you can celebrate the luck of the Irish, the WeddingDay team is counting down to our trip to Chicago for National Bridal Market (as the only Midwest magazine invited!).

The Wedding Story of Lauren and Kraig Sanders

Carri Fras |  March 14, 2018

Lauren and Kraig have known each other for many years. “We originally met during Kraig's glory days as a Ball State student,” explains Lauren. “It wasn't until fall of 2012 that we reconnected. I was dressed in 80's gear and headed to a fundraising event with a dear friend.

The Wedding Story of Jessica and Patrick O'Neill

Carri Fras |  March 14, 2018

After meeting in Madison, Wisconsin through mutual friends, Jessica and Patrick were engaged on the beach at sunset in Sanibel Island with a photographer on standby to capture the event!

A Boho Beach Style Shoot

Carri Fras |  March 13, 2018

Envisioning a boho, vintage styled shoot, Karla Neu of True Color Photography was in search of some inspo and found The Traveling Pearl. “I thought it was so cute. I had to ask if they were interested!” she says.

The Wedding Story of Crissie and Mike Vitale

Carri Fras |  March 7, 2018

Crissie and Mike met on a recreational kickball team in NYC. When it came time to propose, Mike definitely went all-out.

Moroccan Elegance Meets Bridal Salon

Carri Fras |  March 6, 2018

“The idea and inspiration for this shoot was mine,” says Rachel of Rachel Gabrielse Photography. “But Rachel of Posh Bungalow Designs really helped make my dream come to life. I wanted a slightly bohemian, Moroccan feel with rich colors and bold accents.”

A Farm Meets Elegance Style Shoot

Carri Fras |  March 1, 2018

When Natasha Randall, VP of Design & Operations at Unlimited Events teamed up with Brenda Pottinger of Pottinger Photography and Canopy Creek, an elegant yet rustic style shoot resulted. Natasha says, “Our inspiration for the photo shoot began with an Unlimited Events ‘Babcock’ settee.

The Wedding Story of Kelsey and Zach Herber

Carri Fras |  February 28, 2018

Kelsey and her husband, Zach, have known each other since Pre-K. However, it was not until after their freshman year of college that they truly began to get to know each other. “I will never understand the timing of our relationship but will trust that it was best!” says Kelsey.

The Wedding Story of Jordyn and Mark Moses

Carri Fras |  February 28, 2018

Jordyn met Mark at church when her father, their pastor, encouraged her to welcome Mark into the church. And eventually...they fell in love.

Boho Greenhouse Inspiration

Carri Fras |  February 27, 2018

Nothing screams spring like a green garden. Fresh blooms set amid such a pretty scene can be nothing short of inspirational.