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The Wedding Story of Lauren & Jared Sparkman

Carri Fras |  April 4, 2018

Lauren and Jared met for the first time while working on an Indianapolis music festival, but they really connected shortly after that, during an unexpected encounter on a bus tour of a local neighborhood. “He asked if he could sit by me on the bus, and the rest is history!” Lauren says. “We were both there to support a mutual friend, who we now credit with bringing us together. This friend even gave the blessing during our wedding ceremony.”

The Wedding Story of Katie & Nicholas Galvin

Carri Fras |  April 4, 2018

Katie met Nick on Match.com© within a few weeks of joining. He not only became her first date but certainly made her feel happy she had joined! When the time came to propose to Katie, Nick knew she wanted her friends and family around. After disguising the event as a birthday celebration for her mom, he surprised her with a romantic scene in her family’s horse barn, complete with candles, hanging wreaths, champagne and even a hidden photographer to capture the moment.

Earthy + Luxe: Fall Elopement Inspiration

Carri Fras |  April 3, 2018

Emily Hary of Emily Hary Photography found herself inspired by her love of fall and creeks. “I planned and styled this elopement inspiration myself,” she says. “I wanted to create something totally unique.

Leave Your Inhibitions at the Door: An Interview With Less is More Boudoir

Carri Fras |  April 2, 2018

Boudoir photography can mean more to a bride than simply gifting sexy photos to her groom or groom-to-be (which, by the way, we can assure you he will appreciate!). It can be a chance to celebrate and embrace self-love and acceptance.

Meet the Photographer: Josephiney Photography

Savannah Hope |  March 31, 2018


When it comes to having an artistic eye—little can compare to the eye of Josephiney Photography. Owner Joanne has a way of capturing the amazing charisma of a wedding day. When you look at the work of Josephiney Photography, there is an overwhelming sense of natural allure in her subjects. It is easy to say that she has captured the true spirit of numerous Midwest couples and couples across the world! 

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Kaitlyn Smale |  March 30, 2018

Who needs a little afternoon pick-me-up? Us, too. We know Friday afternoons are hard. That's why we've scoured our news feed to bring you four of the prettiest gems from the 'gram! Scroll on and see the talent we've found this week and be sure to follow give them a follow, too!

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Cozy and Glam Autumn Bridal Inspiration

Carri Fras |  March 29, 2018

Shillawna of Shillawna Ruffner Photography chose the stunning grounds of The Bauerhaus for her fall inspiration style shoot concept. Her goal? To capture all of the natural, outdoor beauty that the fall season has to offer—especially in Southern Indiana.

The Wedding Story of Kelly and Ryan Shaw

Carri Fras |  March 28, 2018

So often we serve as a bridesmaid not even thinking it could lead to some romance of our own! We are so focused on swooning over the bride and groom that we may not notice anything else. Well, fate intervened when Kelly’s sister got married.

Elopement in the Evergreens

Carri Fras |  March 27, 2018

Elopements typically have a very intimate feel, but...host them in the middle of nature, and a whole new level of romance is reached!
 

10 Outdoor-Inspired Wedding Locations

Carri Fras |  March 26, 2018

Maybe warm, spring days and all their gorgeous, green goodness have us inspired, but we sure are dreaming of sunny soirees and beachside nuptials these days! From gardens and vineyards to lakeside views, we have you covered!