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WINE, DINE & UNWIND WELCOME DINNER

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to work with the amazing team at Urbane Montage Events on a fabulous styled shoot that owner, Faith, dreamed up!  The shoot was featured on Style Me Pretty!  You can view the feature here and read all about Faith’s inspiration. Huge, huge thank you to all the amazing vendors involved!

Venue: Spill The Wine
Planning + Design: Urbane Montage Events
Floral Design: Studio Fleurette
Stationery: Gretchen Berry Design Co.
Calligraphy:  Rosann Konieczny Calligrapher
Bride’s Dress: LulaKate from L’atelier Couture Bridal
Bride’s Accessories: Jenny Packham from L’atelier Couture Bridal
Hair + Make Up: Laura Westrem Artistry
Groom Styling: Nardo Wardrobe Consultants
Bowtie: Renee Larson
Cake: The Country Cake Cupboard<
Catering: Spill The Wine
Rentals: The Vintage Type Rentals and Midway Party Rentals 

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DESERT STYLED SHOOT WITH SCHEME EVENTS

Earlier this year, I traveled to Las Vegas to attend a photography convention, and while there, had the opportunity to work on a styled shoot with the amazing team at Scheme Events.  They are wedding planners serving the Vegas area and beyond, and they are so incredibly talented and creative.  We had previously teamed up on a shoot, so when discussing their vision for another styled shoot, I knew it would be a fun opportunity to work together again, be creative, and meet new vendors.

The shoot was recently featured on Style Me Pretty.  You can check it out here and read more about Scheme Events’ vision for the shoot.  Thanks to all the amazing vendors involved:

Coordination & Design: Scheme Events | Venue: Red Rock Country Club | Cake and Macarons: Gimme Some Sugar | Cotton Candy: B Sweet Candy Boutique | Sequin Table Linens: La Tavola | Sequin Table Runners: Koyal Wholesale | Wedding Dress: Bella Bridesmaids | Bridesmaid Dresses: Style the Aisle | Rentals: RSVP Party Rentals | Floral: Enchanted Florist | Hair & Makeup services: Amelia C & Co. | Cotton Candy Favors: Welcome Bag Shoppe


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Rissa - We love getting to do these shoots but LOVE even MORE getting to work with you! Love your style…you captured everything so amazingly!!

xoxoxo

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PUBLISHED | THE KNOT MINNESOTA MAGAZINE

Ahhh, remember this beauty of a wedding?! Bridget and Mike’s gorgeous soiree, which was expertly coordinated by Amy Red and Amy Blonde over at Mimi Design, was published in The Knot Minnesota Magazine! I adored this unique modern wedding at one of my favorite venues, The Calhoun Beach Club, with it’s fun palette of ivory, greens and orange, and I have a special place in my heart for the bride and groom, who are truly one of the sweetest, most appreciative couples I’ve ever worked with!

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Bridget Salmi - Thank you, Laura! You were a dream to work with and we continue to sing your praises.

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PUBLISHED | SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND WEDDINGS MAGAZINE

It’s supposed to be spring but it’s currently snowing here in Minneapolis.  I know, I know; I shouldn’t be surprised.  I’ve lived here most of my life and it frequently snows in April (and sometimes even in May), but Mother Nature is torturing us given that temps were soaring and sunny last week, and this week it’s back to gloom and doom!

Ok, enough talk about the weather.  I’m escaping in my mind and reliving Maggie and Vinny’s gorgeous wedding day in the rolling hills of Vermont.  Sure, it rained, but it was a green and beautiful and who doesn’t love New England in the fall?!  Maggie & Vinny’s vibrant colors were very decidedly non-traditional for the fall and matched their sunny personalities.  I loved all the gorgeous details at the Alerin Barn, but even more so, I loved working with this amazing couple and their family and friends!  Their wedding was selected to be featured in South New England Weddings Destination edition.  Congrats Maggie & Vinny!!

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PUBLISHED | MPLS ST PAUL WEDDINGS MAGAZINE

Jumping up and down for joy over here!! Colleen & Andrew’s take-your-breath-away-beautiful wedding at the Calhoun Beach Club was recently published in Mpls St Paul Weddings Magazine! This wedding will go down in history as one of my all time favorites, because it was as touching as it was beautiful. Colleen & Andrew are two of the most eloquent, most sincere, kindest people I’ve ever had the privilege of working with. Don’t believe me? Check out their amazing video, by one of the industry’s best, John at Vibrant Film. Big, huge thank you to Joan at Ambiente and Tara from A Day in Provence too. I’m so lucky to call all these wonderful industry peers friends! Lastly, big hugs to the team at MSP Weddings. So, so honored to be featured!!


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