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Hailey and Matt

Bailey and Matt

Vendors:

Wedding Coordinator –  Lasting Impressions Weddings

Ceremony and Reception Site – Calhoun Beach Club

Photography – Photogen-inc

Videography- Snowshoe Productions

DJ and Lighting – Instant Request

Ceremony Musicians – Lake String Quartet

Transportation – Renees Royal Valet

Floral – Arts and Flowers

Rental Items – Apres Party

Hair and Makeup- Brett Dorrian Artistry Studios

Cake- Hy-Vee

STATONERY – Bean and Ro

Ceremony Soloist Blue Water Kings

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Vendors

Wedding Coordinator –  Lasting Impressions Weddings

Stationery  – Paper Rock Scissors

Ceremony Site Our Lady Of Victory Chapel

Reception Site – Calhoun Beach Club

Photography Vick Photography

Floral – Just Bloomed

Rental Items: Linen Effects

Lighting Instant Request

Dress- L’Atelier Couture Bridal Boutique

Band – Casablanca Orchestra

Transportation Renees Royal Valet

Hair and Makeup: Brett Dorrian Artistry Studios

 

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Vendors:

Wedding Coordinator-  Lasting Impressions Weddings

Ceremony And Reception Site – Calhoun Beach Club

Officiant – Father John Peters

Trolley – Gray Line

Ceremony Musicians – Bella Nota

Photography – Melissa Oholendt Photography

Floral-  Sadie’s Couture Flowers and Events

Rental Items – Linen Effects

Videography –  Sunset Blue Productions

DJ and Lighting –  Instant Request

Photobooth – Traveling Photobooth

Makeup – Creative Beauty Agency

Hair – Maddie Johnson

Stationery  – Paper Rock Scissors

Contagious… That is what I think of when I think of Meghan, AJ and the whole McNamara Family.. That may seem like a funny word to think of, but when you look at these photos how can you not smile? The love and the infectious smiles are so contagious when you meet this wonderful couple and family!!!!!

The first time I met with Meghan and her wonderful mom, Amy.. We talked.. and talked.. and talked about life, the engagement and about the wedding. It became clear after that meeting that I met two people that have as much energy as me and can talk as much as I can 🙂 I felt an immediate connection with them and throughout the whole planning process we just had a lot of fun!! I loved that Meghan had such a clear idea of what she wanted for her wedding day.. but at the same time.. she went along with lots of my crazy ideas!!  Thank you for trusting me and seeing the vision in my little sketches I would send you.. Blondes must think alike 🙂

 

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Where did summer go? I am not sure where it went, but I can tell you that I am excited to share all of the beautiful weddings we were lucky enough to be apart of this past summer! Lets start with Katie and Matt’s Lake of the Isles Church and Calhoun Beach Club Wedding! Stunning with whites and soft lavender flowers and classic personal touches.

Ceremony Site – Lake of the Isles Church

Reception Site – Calhoun Beach Club

Wedding Coordinator – Lasting Impressions Weddings

Stationery – Paper Rock Scissors

Photography – Melissa Oholendt Photography

Videography – Sunset Blue Videography

Band – Synergy

Transportation Renees Royal Valet

Floral – Sadie’s Couture Flowers and Events

Rental Items – Apres

Hair and Makeup – Emily J

Dress- L’Atelier Couture Bridal Boutique

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I have been waiting for so long to blog about this wedding… When you combine a completely trusting bride, amazing vendors and a great couple.. Here is what you get… One of the best wedding I have ever been able to plan! Not only were Anna and Chas the nicest people you will ever meet.. but Anna just let me run with all of the crazy ideas that I had swirling in my head (and on my Pinterest Board 🙂 And here is what we got… a wedding that was designed based on a fun floral pattern that we saw online.. and we incorporated that into custom placemats, vases and a FLORAL RUNNER for the head table!! Lemon’s also made quite the tie into the event because Chas’s last name was Lemon.. and I never stopped incorporating that into the design!!!!

Anna and Chas.. I am SO happy for you!! Thank you for allowing me to love my job every single day!! XOXOXOX

Wedding Coordinator: Lasting Impressions Weddings
Ceremony and Reception Site: Calhoun Beach Club
Ceremony Musicians: Bella Nota
Photography: Melissa Oholendt
Videography: Sunset Blue
Floral: Sadie’s Couture Flowers and Events
DJ: Instant Request
Rental Items: Apres Party Rental
Photobooth: Traveling Photobooth
Invitations: Paper Rock Scissors
Wedding Dress: Posh Bridal

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Lets start out 2015 with a bright and colorful wedding from one of my favorite venues- Calhoun Beach Club!! With it being -9 degrees outside I am fondly remembering this June wedding!! Kaitlin and Jeff have smiles that are contagious and they took everything with stride while planning their dream wedding! Not even rain and some colder then average June wedding could damper their day!! Preston from Brovado Weddings is amazing to work with and manages to find the best locations even on one of the busiest wedding days of the year!!

Happy 2015.. We are so excited to see what this year brings and to share with you all of our favorite memories of 2014!!

Vendors:
Wedding planner – Sarah Trotter, Lasting Impressions
Ceremony & Reception venue – Calhoun Beach Club
Photography- http://www.brovadoweddings.com
Hair stylist – Wendy Carlson
Makeup artist – Michelle Sachs
Caterer – D’Amico
Cake designer – Sweet Retreats
Florist – Sadie’s Floral
Dress – Rafael Cennamo
Tuxedos – Black by Vera Wang, Men’s Wearhouse
Bridesmaid Dresses – Bella Bridesmaid
Limo company – Eclipse Limo
Music – Synergy, Baroque Trio, Joy Schwarz
Stationer – Paper Rock Scissor
Table & linen rentals – Apres
Lighting – Instant Request

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