Stephen + Rachel {Wedding: Part 2}

October 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

090917-297090917-297 The sign Stephen's mother created for their wedding greeted guests as they arrived.

090917-316090917-316 090917-330090917-330 The ceremony was held just before sunset in a large white tent in the gardens.  You could feel the joy and excitement as everyone eagerly awaited the moment Stephen and Rachel said "I do."

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090917-364090917-364 090917-369090917-369 090917-402090917-402 The ceremony was lovely.

090917-409090917-409 090917-423090917-423 090917-448090917-448 After hopping on a trolley bus, we all headed to the river for some final portraits during the last light of the day. 

090917-451090917-451 090917-459090917-459 Needless to say, we had some fun with the bridal party portraits.  Such a great group to work with.  They made my job so easy!

090917-466-1090917-466-1 090917-468090917-468 090917-471090917-471 090917-477090917-477 090917-488090917-488 090917-493090917-493 090917-501090917-501 090917-508090917-508 090917-526090917-526 The reception was held at the Grand Banquet Hall in Stillwater.  Stephen and Rachel made their entrance to a heartfelt round of applause and began the nights festivities.

090917-537090917-537 Instead of a cake, they chose to have cheesecake.  I adore the three tier cheesecake in the center.  How fun is that!?

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It was an absolute joy working with Stephen and Rachel, as well as their friends and family.  Their day was simply stunning and filled with love.  Congratulations to the happy couple!!

Vendors:
Ceremony Venue: Trellis Outdoor Weddings http://www.trellisevents.com/
Reception Venue: The Grand Banquet Hall, www.grandbanquethall.com
Invitations/Stationery: Vistaprint, www.vistaprint.com
Jewelery/Rings: Hands Jewelers (Rachel), www.handsjewelers.com; Blue Nile (Stephen), www.bluenile.com
Florist: Lakeside Floral, www.lakesidefloralmn.com
Hair & Make Up: Onsite Muse Hairstylists and Airbrush Makeup Artists, www.onsitemuse.com
Bridal Gown: Brides by Jessa, www.bridesbyjessa.com
Bridesmaids Dresses: Vow to be Chic, www.vowtobechic.com
Tuxes: Skeffingtons Formalwear, www.skeffingtons.com
DJ and/or Band: Bellagala, www.bellagala.com
Caterer: The Grand Banquet Hall, www.grandbanquethall.com
Cake: Muddy Paws Cheesecake, www.muddypawscheesecake.com

 

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