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ELEGANCE WITH COUNTRYSIDE CHARM

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You should be both relaxed and beautiful on your wedding day. Nicholas J Salon & Spa, with its convenient location in Eddy St. Commons at Notre Dame, is the ideal choice for all of your wedding needs. We offer pre-wedding mani/pedi parties and wedding day hairstyles and make-up. Let our experienced staff get your special day off to a perfect start. - Nicholas J Salon & Spa

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ALISON MAE PHOTOGRAPHY // About the Photographer Alison is a Midwest wedding photographer for fun, lighthearted couples who are ridiculously in love! It's important to Alison to help her clients feel comfortable in front of the camera so that she can help them shine their brightest on their wedding day and leave them with images that are timeless, joyful and most importantly - genuine. Inspired most by beautiful light and bright colors, the fresh color palette and stunning venue for this shoot was a dream come true for her! She says, "Working with the WeddingDay team was such an honor! I'm so thankful to have been a part of such a talented team of vendors who truly put their hearts into what they do!"

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FROM THE EDITOR As summer comes to a close, we say goodbye to long days at the beach and warm, romantic nights of stargazing. But goodbye isn’t the end of these memories. Our summer was spent featuring luscious style shoots, fostering meaningful relationships with our incredible partners, and assisting many brides’ in planning their dream weddings. Some colorful highlights we saw throughout the season were the imaginative use of the Pantone Color of the Year, Living Coral, as well as a soft touch of blush to round out a neutral color palette. We love seeing the unique personality that every wedding has to offer and we can’t wait to see what the trends of fall bring! In this issue, we debut the results of our first annual Style Shoot Design Contest. We are simply stunned by the enthusiasm and passion of those who entered, and we’re certain you will be, too. We can’t wait to take you on a journey of color and summer creativity! As we move forward into a cozier season, let’s embrace the weather of bonfires and sweaters with open arms. The team at WeddingDay is so excited to see what our amazing business partners bring to the table FOLLOW US FOR EXCLUSIVE CONTENT:

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WeddingDay is the Midwest’s leading integrated bridal planning platform, engaging couples across the Midwest by utilizing content marketing, social media and print to provide maximum brand exposure for its vendor/partners. We also utilize tools such as bridal shows, e-marketing services, sponsorships and contests. WeddingDay print edition is a quarterly publication of Life Events Media LLC, and is distributed via direct mail to all registered brides and at vendor outlets and major retailers throughout Indiana and Michigan. Any and all materials published in WeddingDay are the sole property of said publication, without exclusion. Editorial and/or advertising content, including all design, copy, photography, illustrations and artwork shall not be reproduced in any manner without written consent of WeddingDay. For permissions and reprint requests, please email info@weddingday-online.com The publisher makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information published but cannot be held liable for any consequences arising from omissions or errors. Any claims or opinions expressed by the writers and advertisers are not necessarily the opinions of WeddingDay. Advertising & Editorial Office: 742 S. Eddy Street, South Bend, IN 46615 For Advertising information: Northern Indiana/Southwest Michigan region: Erica Kanney, Regional Marketing Specialist, 574.303.4057 Central/Southern Indiana, Southwest Ohio region: Jessica Matson, Regional Marketing Specialist, 317.586.1951 For readers interested in submitting a wedding to be considered for publication: Email: info@weddingday-online.com or visit our website at www.weddingday-online.com Please note that due to volume we are unable to respond to all submissions.


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ELEGANCE MEETS COUNTRY A Style Shoot at The Hall at Oakland Park

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RUSTIC IMAGINATION A Style Shoot at The Blue Teal

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LIVING CORAL The Winner of our 2019 Style Shoot Design Contest

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FAIRYTALES COME TRUE A Style Shoot at The Orchid Events & Catering

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THE BEST MIDWEST BARNS The 2019 Guide for Indiana & Michigan Barns

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any people romanticize Midwestern, countryside landscapes with their vast scenes of open prairies and charming farmlands. That is why country venues like barns have become so popular with couples looking to tie the knot. Little do they know that modern design can be integrated with that unmistakable Midwest charm to curate a wedding atmosphere unlike any other. That is why this style shoot at The Hall at Oakland Park in Nappanee, Indiana will highlight how this venue is standing out from the rest. The Hall at Oakland Park’s Events Coordinator, Doreen Helmuth-Yoder, says, “Many things set us apart from the average venue; starting with the 45+ acre grounds that are beautiful and peaceful with three interlinking ponds, bridges, willow trees and natural landscapes. The Hall at Oakland Park is nestled quietly and peacefully away in Nappanee, Indiana.”

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“Along with our many outdoor spaces to choose from, our indoor space is ample and spacious yet cozy,” notes Doreen. “There is a catering kitchen with a separate entrance so your caterers can come and go without disrupting your guests.” The Hall at Oakland Park offers many sensational highlights within their 5,000-square-foot space. Whether it is their charming, stone fireplace or reminiscent, vaulted ceilings adorned with breathtaking chandeliers - this venue can surround anyone who steps through its doors with comfortability and joy.

Given the gorgeous location of the venue, the style shoot team was challenged to create a design that would match the natural allure of the space. Led by Designer and Planner, Jessica Swagman, of JS Weddings and Events and captured by Kayla Holdread of Weeping Willow Photography, the team was able to deliver an irresistible style of elegance and modern edginess. Jessica says, “The Hall at Oakland Park is full of natural beauty, both inside and out. The landscape is so romantic with its rolling hills, long bridges, and weeping willows, and inside the hall there is a large rugged stone fireplace, and I really wanted to highlight all of the earthy and organic elements that this venue has.”

“While the venue tends to draw in the couples that want that traditional rustic style, I approached the shoot with a more organic and earthy vibe,” says Jessica. “I wanted it to feel like you were out in the countryside on your family’s vineyard that had been in your family for generations and that everything, from the plates to the plants, you already owned and were part of the home.” The Hall at Oakland Park definitely supports that home away from home atmosphere. This venue offers endlessly inviting features that any couple could fall in love with.

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The main reception space within the venue is truly impressive. Jessica and the rest of the team wanted to accomplish a theme that would pair with the open space. Jessica says, “Since the reception space is inside, I needed to bring as many natural elements in as possible to emphasize the al fresco feel. I knew that I wanted to use lanterns to really play up the natural style. I chose a mix of ceramic, wood and rattan in a variety of shapes and sizes. To accent the lanterns, I decided to use potted plants in earthenware vessels to add to the organic and earthy feel.” By mixing in various materials, Jessica was able to give the space an outdoor feel without the unpredictable variables that come with outdoor weddings. The team added to their organic, yet modern theme by using a palette that mimicked those organic colors found within the countryside. They also layered in pops of bold colors, utilizing hues of purples, yellows and pinks seen in the florals designed by Tracy Lane of Camille’s Floral. Jessica adds, “Tracy used a wide range of flowers in a mix of textures and sizes, with the main focus being on the locally grown peonies, accented by mini calla lilies, lisianthus, hydrangea, scabiosa and pincushion flowers.”

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If you are looking for some extra space within your venue, The Hall at Oakland Parks offers a private Wedding Party Suite. Doreen adds, “The private Wedding Party Suite hosts an open space with many mirrors, airy feel and natural lighting.” This is a perfect spot to get ready for the big day. For this shoot, the team chose a modern bridal look using a gown from BIANKA Bridal. Jessica notes, “We wanted a dress that

would be ethereal and romantic but wouldn’t feel out of place in the countryside, say on a beautiful vineyard.” The Hall at Oakland Park is sure to become the place where the adventure of your lifetime begins. We love that this style shoot displays how elegant style can be brought to life in the Midwestern countryside.

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PHOTOGRAPHY: KIMBERLY KINDER PHOTOGRAPHY (KINDERIMAGES.COM)* VENUE: THE ORCHID EVENTS & CATERING (THEORCHIDEVENTS.COM)* COORDINATION & PLANNING: KELLY GEISER FLORALS: BRIDAL BLOOMS DRESSES, HAIR & MAKEUP: BLUSH BRIDAL & BEAUTY BOUTIQUE STATIONERY: THE HEDGE MUSICIANS: PYLESTYLE EVENTS RENTALS: A PARTY APART CAKE: BRITTANY JEFFERSON MODEL: HANNAH HOFFMAN *WeddingDay preferred vendor

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The style shoot started with the wedding planner, Kelly Geiser. She says, “At The Orchid, you are greeted by a beautiful iron gate that makes you feel as though you are entering a secluded spot perfect for a private celebration of the bride and groom. It is also very versatile. You can opt for a ceremony by the woods or arrive after your church ceremony and greet guests with a beautiful space for cocktail hour.” This shoot focused on an organic experience that used both the indoor and outdoor areas. Utilizing a bright palette, Kelly created a bright and airy shoot. She notes, “I envisioned a sweet, funfilled, lighthearted day complete with a New Orleans style parade post-ceremony leading guests to the cocktail hour on the patio.” The shoot highlights The Orchid Room and The Petal Room. While The Petal Room is an intimate space, The Orchid Room is great for large parties up to 300 guests. Each space offers its own unique features from spacious dance floors to accent walls. Their pavilion is another highlighted space with gorgeous, exposed beams and patio lighting.

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ocated just outside of Fort Wayne in New Haven, Indiana, The Orchid Events and Catering is an intimate and whimsical event space that captures the spirit of Midwestern style and hospitality. Being a family-owned and operated venue and kitchen, The Orchid delivers a hometown atmosphere with customer service that makes you feel like you’re family. Owner, Solitaire Hile, says, “A couple should choose The Orchid if they want to feel like more than “just another couple.” Our caring staff truly listens and wants to make your day memorable.” Given that familial vibe of The Orchid, the goal of this style shoot was to tell a story. With a unique venue sitting on over twenty acres of beautiful woodlands, complete with a pond—this was a tale of romance and beauty. At The Orchid, any couple is transported into their very own fairytale.

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Elements that were brought into the shoot delivered a neutral palette with delicate details that offered an ethereal feeling. Kelly notes, “For the ceremony, A Party Apart provided a rounded arch and beautiful crystal chandelier which we placed in the pavilion in front of the wooded backdrop. Bridal Blooms adorned the arch with breathtaking florals. This allowed for the reversal of the vision, bringing the inside outside. For cocktail hour, we chose neutral linens for the cocktail tables that were tied within garland. We added a yard game for entertainment. For the reception, we opted for a harvest sweetheart table with beautiful accent chairs as well as neutral linens for the guest seating tables.” One of the most alluring aspects of this venue is that not only are you are tucked away at a secluded location, you are also not far from urban destinations. Solitaire notes, “We are only a 10-minute drive to downtown Fort Wayne.” The Orchid is truly the best of both worlds! KIMBERLY KINDER PHOTOGRAPHY 20

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Rustic Imagination A STYLE SHOOT AT THE BLUE TEAL IN WAKARUSA, INDIANA

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n many Indiana towns, Saturdays are synonymous with Port-a-Pit Chicken. Drive downtown and you’ll likely smell the distinctive, mouthwatering Nelson’s chicken wafting your way. Nelson’s Catering & Fundraising has been feeding and supporting people in Indiana and Michigan for more than 45 years. In addition to their delicious food, Nelson’s has a brand new venue to wow Midwest wedding guests. The Blue Teal is a newly constructed event center showcasing a stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings with modernized chandeliers and a private courtyard that is perfect for any ceremony or cocktail hour.

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Our recent WeddingDay Exclusive Style Shoot at The Blue Teal brought together a stellar team to showcase the beautiful new space. Michelle Nikitaras from Unveiled Weddings & Events designed a boho chic shoot with rich fall colors to highlight the rustic elegance. “This venue was something out of a bride’s rustic imagination with the stunning stone fireplace and lovely outdoor patio,” Michelle says. In addition to the Cypress Room and private patio, the venue boasts a stylish bridal suite, lovingly nicknamed by our team the “she shed.” From the outside, the suite looks like a little house, complete with a sweet front porch. Inside, you find walls of well-lit mirrors for ample hair and makeup space, a chic dressing area and plush seating for the bridal party to sip champagne while waiting for the ceremony to begin. Krista Griffey, Wedding & Event Specialist for Nelson’s Catering, described the inspiration for the darling space. “The incredible bridal suite has a dedicated hair and makeup station, oversized mirrors, a place to hang dresses and lounge furniture. Not only is it a comfortable place to relax before you walk down the aisle, it’s adorable in photos!” To create the Boho Chic dream wedding, the team chose rich fall colored linens with touches of turquoise to add a different dimension to the palette. The Urban Petal did a great job keeping in line with the color palette and theme, incorporating chic Quicksand roses with striking shapes and rich colors for the perfect fall florals. Simply Seeking Photography captured the alluring images, and Logan Hoffman Film & Photo provided videography for the day, even flying a drone above the venue for aerial shots! Outside the Cypress Room, Unveiled Weddings created a unique altar feature for the outdoor ceremony space, blending bohemian macrame with sparkling sequins to catch the light. Sweet-Em’s Cake Shoppe designed a showstopping cake with incredible detail that mimicked the woven wall hanging.

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A shoot at Nelson’s Blue Teal venue wouldn’t be complete without food provided by Nelson’s Catering, which is onsite, making for easy plating and service. Nelson’s is also willing to travel, offering their Port-a-Pit and so much more, like stuffed chicken with cranberry and brie and slow roasted prime rib. This shoot has us thinking fall--and craving chicken! What’s most inspiring about this boho chic shoot is the one-of-a-kind take on rustic bohemian flair. “As always, Unveiled tries to stay away from trends,” Michelle said. “You have to choose what you like and what is timeless for you on your big day. The photos turned out so beautiful and we couldn’t have asked for a better day.”

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The Best Barn Venues in the Midwest THE 2019 GUIDE FOR INDIANA AND MICHIGAN BARNS

Even if you aren’t from the Midwest, you are probably aware of the magic and allure of Midwestern barn venues. From eighteenth-century homesteads to modern builds, barn venues have won the hearts of many couples as the location to celebrate their big day. There is nothing quite like the charming space of a barn. Whether it’s impressive, exposed beams or rolling fields that evoke romantic vibes, these venues offer an atmosphere that other types of venues simply cannot. To save you some time (and maybe a little stress), we have compiled a list of the best barn venues within Indiana and Michigan! You are sure to find a barn on this list that meets your criteria and wins over your heart.

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The Loft on Isanogel

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INDIANA BARN

7601 West Isanogel Road Muncie, Indiana (765) 759-0442 theloftonisanogel.com hello@theloftonisanogel.com The Loft on Isanogel is one of two gorgeous locations owned by the same family. You will find endless photo opportunities in their over 7,200-square-foot newly renovated barn. You will also be impressed by the surrounding outdoor areas including woodlands.

Simple Joy Portraits

Built in 1884, this historic barn is refreshingly stylish. You will adore every inch of their eight-acre property including those picture-perfect fields. If you are searching for the idyllic countryside wedding—look no further.

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Legacy Barn PHOTOGRAPHER

INDIANA BARN

951 North 600 West Kokomo, Indiana (765) 863-1222 legacybarn.com legacybarn@gmail.com


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Lake Max Meadows

PHOTOGRAPHER

15882 18B Road, Culver, Indiana / (574) 598-0022 lakemaxmeadows.com / info@lakemaxmeadows.com

INDIANA BARN

Located in gorgeous Culver, Indiana, this brand new venue is ideal for the modern couple looking to celebrate their nuptials in a beautiful setting. Complete with rolling prairies and luxurious accommodations, any couple will find Lake Max Meadows the ideal spot for their wedding.

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Always Happy Life Photography


The Homestead PHOTOGRAPHER 1835

33771 Chicago Trail, New Carlisle, Indiana / (574) 344-3248 homesteadevents.com / info@homesteadevents.com

INDIANA BARN

This family-owned and operated farm sits within the quaint prairies of New Carlisle, Indiana. You’ll find their magnificent barn offers a dreamy atmosphere complete with an impressive and modern exterior. Their historic roots are shown in all the little details throughout their property!

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Arielle Peters Photography

Lakeside Occasions

PHOTOGRAPHER

2595 South 625 West, Topeka, Indiana / (260) 585-3211 lakesideoccasions.com / kara@lakesideoccasions.com

INDIANA BARN

Located in Topeka, Indiana, Lakeside Occasions is a sprawling estate with several buildings made for your big day. From their Grain Bin Bar to their main barn with original woodwork from the 1800s, there is something for everyone to love about this venue!

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Arielle Peters Photography

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The Barn at Hamner Ridge PHOTOGRAPHER

6315 W. Hucklebuck Lane, Edinburgh, Indiana / (317) 431-4637 barnattheridge.com / barnathamnerridge@gmail.com

INDIANA BARN

This southern Indiana barn is new to the industry, but their presence is already well-known. This modern barn is ideal for a couple looking for a country celebration outfitted with modern amenities. With four ceremony locations on the property (woods included), you can’t go wrong! Bret and Brandie Photography Rainstorm Photo

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Coffee Creek PHOTOGRAPHER Ridge INDIANA BARN

3617 North Little Blue Road Shelbyville, Indiana (317) 512-3626 coffeecreekridge.com coffeecreekridge@gmail.com Tucked away in Shelbyville, Indiana, Coffee Creek Ridge is a true representation of Midwestern charm. You and your guests will find yourselves at the edge of Coffee Creek, a romantic, streaming creek, and under the open-beam rooftop of the barn. This is the place for romance!

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PHOTOGRAPHER J Weaver Barn

INDIANA BARN

15229 County Road 34 Goshen, Indiana (574) 238-7972 jweaverbarn.com theweaverbarn1889@gmail.com

This 1889 fully restored barn is surrounded by farmed fields and boasts views of magnificent sunsets. The large deck and gazebo allow you to relax and enjoy the views. The Old Milk House and Silo offer charming dressing rooms for both you and your spouse!

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The Barn at Timber Ridge PHOTOGRAPHER

INDIANA BARN

410 East Hornettown Road Morgantown, Indiana (317) 478-1179 thebarnattimberridge.com thebarnattimberridge@gmail.com The Barn at Timber Ridge is a beautiful, new barn located in picturesque Brown County. With a rustic look and modern restrooms, heat and air conditioning, it offers year-round comfort. This gorgeous venue and its dedicated owners vow to make your day special!

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GS Photos

Located in Goshen, Indiana, this 1850's restored barn offers air conditioning/heat, inside restrooms and is handicap accessible. Plus, with a guest house on site, you can stay and tie the knot all in one spot!

Rock Run Creek Barn PHOTOGRAPHER

INDIANA BARN

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Located on thirteen acres of picturesque countryside, Gable Hill is a modern barn with endless details. You can get married overlooking Streater’s Mill Pond for the ideal ceremony or pamper yourself in their Bridal Cottage before the big day starts.

Gable Hill PHOTOGRAPHER

MICHIGAN BARN

56506 M-40 Marcellus, Michigan (269) 281-4266 gablehill.com info@gablehill.com Monika Anderson Photography

A staple in the southwest Michigan area, Blissful Barn hosts that unmistakable red exterior that many couples are seeking. You will find yourself in love all over again while exploring their property. And don’t forget to cuddle up in their gazebo while gazing up at the stars!

Blissful Barn PHOTOGRAPHER

MICHIGAN BARN

4706 Watson Road Three Oaks, Michigan (574) 344-7924 blissfulbarn.com blissfulbarn@gmail.com

Just outside Kalamazoo, this barn provides a rustic and charming escape not far from downtown entertainment. Built in 1874, the family-owned farm is ideal for couples looking to have large celebrations up to 290 guests or intimate countryside weddings.

The Meadows at PHOTOGRAPHER Leslie Family Farm MICHIGAN BARN

11586 South 48th Street Fulton, Michigan (269) 978-8702 lesliemeadows.com info@lesliemeadows.com

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Briar Barns

PHOTOGRAPHER

693 10 Mile Road NW, Sparta, Michigan / (616) 205-5703 briarbarns.com / briarbarns@gmail.com

MICHIGAN BARN

Briar Barns is a unique venue made for one-of-a-kind couples. Featuring a sprawling wrap-around porch, Briar Barns is sure to be the location where you and your family can celebrate surrounded by that endearing Midwestern landscape.

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We are thrilled to announce the winner of WeddingDay’s first annual Style Shoot Design Contest! Our team oohed, aahed, gushed and raved over the amazing style shoots designed and submitted using the Pantone Color of the Year, Living Coral, and one of our pre-selected themes: European, Alternative, The Elements, Southwestern or Ultra Modern. While this was a close call, we only had one winner— with one runner up that stole our hearts. And we couldn’t pass up the chance to mention some of our favorites as finalists!

Theme: The Elements PHOTOGRAPHY: CHRYSTIN MELANIE PHOTOGRAPHY (CHRYSTINMELANIEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM)* VENUE: NEW VINTAGE PLACE PLANNING & FLOWER WALL: YOURS TRULY EVENT PLANNING FLORALS: WILDFLOWER EVENTS DRESS: AMERICA'S BRIDE BRIDESMAIDS' DRESSES: LULU’S HAIR: THE J SALON MAKEUP: VEIL OF GRACE CO. TUXEDO: THE BLACK TUX SHOES: JESSICA SIMPSON CAKE: SIMPLY CAKE BY DEBI DEHM STATIONERY: MORHEART TABLES & CHAIRS: EVENTS BY I CANDY WARDROBE CONSULTANT: BEYOUTIFUL IMAGE CONSULTING MODELS: SARAH DARWIN, BRIAN EUCHAUS, JESSICA ADAMS & ERIKA GRUBBS *WeddingDay preferred vendor 52

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Chrystin Melanie Photography and this talented team took us on a colorful wedding journey that made us feel like we were one with nature. They inspired us with their dramatic use of color and by maintaining an overall earthy theme which kept us enchanted from start to finish. That’s no surprise since they channeled Mother Earth herself while coming up with the inspiration for this shoot. Chrissy Marsman of Chrystin Melanie Photography says, “I was inspired by floral headpieces. I wanted huge florals. That led me to think about ‘Mother Nature’ but with a twist: she’s getting married. Her bridesmaids would be as if flowers.” Chrissy says she envisioned Mother Nature’s wedding party would ‘blossom’ with flower rings and hairpieces. The results were breathtaking!

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We absolutely adore the team’s use of floral color and décor. For this shoot, Chrissy used coral peonies and dahlias, peach ranunculus, pincushion protea, sunset and circus roses, and much more to express this natural feeling on the page. The gentle flow of these colors from one to another made us want to run into our own enchanted garden! The bride’s headpiece was designed to transform her into a nature goddess, from the gentle yet dramatic flowers to the soft vines dripping off her shoulders. Chrissy adds, “The models’ hair had to be intertwined with the floral headpieces. The bride’s headpiece was heavy but it was so gorgeous. For makeup, Amy of Veil of Grace Co. used as much peach and pink as possible to give more of that Living Coral vibe to the shoot.” We love how consistent the theme of nature popped in this shoot, even on the models, from the bride herself down to the floral rings the bridesmaids wore. Chrissy’s attention to detail came in handy here. She says, “I think flower rings are the coolest thing. It’s so different. Also floral headpieces. It’s a great alternative to veils or bouquets. Really gives that uniqueness to a wedding day. I hope to see more brides go outside of their comfort zone and deck themselves out with florals. It’s so beautiful.” We think so, too! While making the decision on where to have this shoot, Chrissy admits that it could have been easily done outside. But she wanted to rise to the challenge of shooting indoors and chose to add in a touch of her own personality at the New Vintage Place. “I wanted to push the boundaries. Add an industrial vibe. Give it a more modern take on the elements. When you think of ‘Element Earth’ perhaps most think of clay, dirt and desert, but I think of greens. I think of new beginnings — life. And that’s where I wanted to explore more.”

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Theme: European PHOTOGRAPHY: GRACE PULVER PHOTOGRAPHY VENUE: THE GARDENS AT COPSHAHOLM, THE HISTORY MUSEUM PLANNING & COORDINATION: CELEBRATED EVENTS FLORALS: POPPIES DRESS: AMSALE CUSTOM COLLAR: SOUTH BEND SEAMSTRESS HAIR: SARAH BALLINGER MAKEUP: SALON VICTORIA JEWELRY: BEL AIRE BRIDAL HEADPIECE: CHEF BIZZARO MILLINERY CAKE: C'EST LA VIE CAKES MACARONS: SIMPLY MACS STATIONERY: BANTER & CHARM RENTALS: AAYS EVENT RENTALS (AAYSRENTAL.COM)* LINENS: LA TAVOLA FINE LINEN CHAIRS: HALLS RENTAL SERVICE *WeddingDay preferred vendor

This French-inspired style of Marie Antoinette: Viva la Fete had us dreaming of Paris, which is exactly what this talented team wanted. Cynthia Basker of Celebrated Events says, “When Grace Pulver and I first met to brainstorm ideas for the shoot, we were both very intrigued with what life must have been like at the Palace of Versailles just prior to the French Revolution. Our thought was to translate the excess of that time period into a modern wedding fit for the Queen of Versailles.” What stuck out to us most about this shoot was the creativity used in incorporating the design into the entire space. From the delicate glassware to the perfectly placed candles, every inch of this outdoor garden space was fit for a queen! The Oliver Mansion at The History Museum is a historic 54

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venue, which fit perfectly into Celebrated Events’ elegant vision. Cynthia says, “The Oliver Mansion reminded me a bit of Le Petit Trianon, the chateau that was built on the grounds of Versailles as an escape for Marie Antoinette when palace life became overwhelming. The sunken gardens that adjoin the Oliver Mansion, although tiny in comparison to the gardens at Versailles, held similar aspects that we felt fit our vision.” This inspired shoot had fine points of style in every bit of this décor, including the cake and china sets. “The cakes were hand-painted with washes of color,” the team notes. We love that the theme even extended to the bride’s dress, which was altered to have a custom collar that fit the theme of the time period. Talk about attention to detail!


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Theme: The Elements Theme: The Elements

PHOTOGRAPHY: WE CHOOSE THE MOON PHOTOGRAPHY VENUE: THE CARRIAGE HOUSE AT THE HOWARD STEAMBOAT MUSEUM FLORALS: STUDIO BOTANICA HAIR & MAKEUP: BRANDI DOYLE, MANE BEAUTY PARLOUR DRESS & BRIDESMAIDS' DRESSES: KIMBERLY PHILLIPS CLOTHIER CAKE: CHUBBY CAKES VEIL: BLUSHING DIVA TAPESTRY: RED BUBBLE

We love this spin on the interpretation of coral! This shoot not only used the Pantone Color of the Year, but it also included sea coral, bringing additional interest to the shoot. The bride’s headpiece, jewelry and cake topper fit nicely together for an overall reef theme.

Theme: European This shoot had us wanting to stop and smell the flowers! The floral wall is a stunning statement piece that is a perfect backdrop for any couple's special moment.

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PHOTOGRAPHY: CHETTARA T. PHOTOGRAPHY VENUE: CASTLE HALL FLOWER WALL: FLOWERSMITH STUDIO COORDINATION & BOUQUETS/CENTERPIECES: DESIGN QUINTESSENTIALS HAIR: SIMONA VIGH HAIR DESIGN MAKEUP: MAKE UP BY ROSSA HAIR JEWELRY: ÉPANOUI GRACE LACE BOOTS: HOUSE OF ELLIOT CAKE: THE DULCE EXPERIENCE STATIONERY: THE PAPER CREATION RENTALS: EVENT THEORY

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Theme: The Elements We are stunned by the beautiful stationery designed for this shoot! The splash of color and design weaved together from element to element made for an artsy, organic feel that repeated in all of the shoot's details. 56

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FINALIS T PHOTOGRAPHY: ROOST PHOTOGRAPHY PLANNING, FLORALS & RENTALS: UNVEILED WEDDINGS & EVENTS (YOURUNVEILEDEVENT.COM)* VENUE: COMPANY 251 STATIONERY: EJD DESIGN DRESSES: THE CRYSTAL BRIDE HAIR: UNFADING BEAUTY BY JULIA MAKEUP: LERIN JOHNSON BRIDAL BEAUTY CHAIRS & CHARGERS: CHAIR COVERS BY SYLWIA *WeddingDay preferred vendor


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Theme: The Elements This cake has us gasping as it defied the laws of physics to “float” on the waterline. The soft yet particular use of flowers and candles on the water made us want to jump right in and immerse ourselves into this gorgeous shoot!

PHOTOGRAPHY: NATE CROUCH PHOTOGRAPHY PLANNING: LORI ANNE WEDDINGS & EVENTS VENUE: CONRAD INDIANAPOLIS FLORALS: RUSTED WINDOW BACKDROP: MATT FRUCCI TUX: DC DESIGNERS TUX SHOP CAKE: CLASSIC CAKES DRESS: THE WEDDING STUDIO ACCESSORIES: RETULLED BOUTIQUE HAIR: OVABEAUTY MAKEUP: DOWNTOWN CROP SHOP JEWELRY & BRIDE'S RINGS: METALMARK FINE JEWELRY GROOM'S RING: HELZBERG DIAMONDS RENTALS: BBJ LINEN STATIONERY: LOUELLA'S PAPERIE CHAIRS: MICHAELANGELOS EVENTS

Theme: Ultra Modern This shoot paid close attention to detail and used the color coral consistently throughout (hello, did you see the bride’s hair?!). This incredible cake is a blend of design and deliciousness that can only be described as art!

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PHOTOGRAPHY: ASHLEY WENTZ PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT: BLOOMS FROM THE HEART FLORALS: HEAVEN AND EARTH FLORIST VENUE: FIFTY5 AT THE GRAND LV RENTALS: AAYS EVENT RENTALS (AAYSRENTAL.COM)* HAIR & MAKEUP: MARIA GONZALEZ DRESS & TUX: OH MY LLC CAKE: LOVE AND MACARONS STATIONERY: MAGGIE WARD *WeddingDay preferred vendor WEDDINGDAY 57


Theme: The Elements

The dramatic floral arch featured in this shoot rendered us speechless! The enchanted garden vibes from the use of color and vines looked like it was pulled right out of a fairytale.

PHOTOGRAPHY: ASHLEE COLE VENUE: ASHLEY FARM PLANNING: ERIN REITZEL FLORALS, CAKE & RENTALS: HANNAHSOLA HAIR: TRACY FTACEK, PRETTY CONVENIENT MAKEUP: MICHELLE ROSE MAKEUP JEWELRY: JEWELRY BY KAREN STATIONERY: THE LETTER J CREATES

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PHOTOGRAPHY: DAUSS FOTO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY VENUE: CLAYSHIRE CASTLE VIDEOGRAPHY: NICK EWING COORDINATION, PLANNING & DESIGN: MAGICAL MOMENTS EVENT PLANNING CATERING: A CUT ABOVE CATERING FLORALS: SPECIAL OCCASION DESIGNS BY CHRISSY (SPECIALOCCASIONDESIGNS.STUDIO)* LINENS: LINEN HERO TUX: DC DESIGNERS TUX SHOP DRESS, SHOES & JEWELRY: NANCY'S BRIDAL BOUTIQUE RENTALS: WOW-FACTORS HAIR & MAKEUP: INDY BRIDAL CO. STATIONERY: NOTEWORTHY EXPRESSIONS (NOTEWORTHY-EXPRESSIONS.COM)* DÉCOR: SETTING THE MOOD *WeddingDay preferred vendor

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PRO SPOTLIGHT

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When it comes to the discussion and planning of an event like your wedding—you could be excited and nervous, but also frustrated and overwhelmed. Either way, this day evokes emotion. Because emotion is the touchstone of this day, the atmosphere surrounding you becomes vital to curating an environment for celebration. That is why Event Designers and Coordinators like Journay and Co. become an essential part of the day. Sarah Journay, Owner and Lead Designer at Journay and Co., understands the passion of an event like a wedding. She says, “I think it's important my clients know they can always lean on me! Whether you need someone to cover logistics, design, or you just need someone to vent to for the day, that's what I'm here for.”


It is Sarah’s passion for event management that makes her the perfect helping hand to any couple. If passion crosses your mind when you think about tying the knot with the partner of your dreams then you need to turn to Journay and Co. to help design that once-in-a-lifetime celebration. We sat down with Sarah to discuss her business and learn more about what it means to be passionate about weddings. you tell us about what motivated WD: Can you to start your business?” motivation to start my business, in SJ: “My short, was having my son. I had worked

in the industry for a few years and loved what I was doing but I knew I had the potential to do more and to serve my couples in a unique and special way. Having my son motivated me to be the best version of myself in a way I've never felt in my entire life. He deserves the best mom and I didn't feel like I was giving that to him by limiting my abilities and not sharing them on a greater scale. Thus, Journay and Co. was created and the rest is history!” you tell us a bit about your WD: Can background? What led you here? business experience comes from SJ: “My just that - experience. I started working

in the hospitality industry when I was 13 at my family's restaurant. I then worked my way through college as a bartender and an office manager for a small business in my hometown. After graduating and working in the medical field for about two years, I was graced with the opportunity to work for the venue at which I was hosting my wedding (The Loft on Isanogel and The Lodge at River Valley Farm) as a venue and event coordinator. What I thought would start as a part-time, fun position quickly grew into an opportunity to learn marketing, management, coordination and design skills. I'm still so grateful to this family and their business for presenting me with the opportunity to recognize my passion.” you say that your passion lies WD: Would in your business? If so, what is that

passion and how does it affect your business? “There are two elements of my business that I feel my passion lies within. They are love and design. My clients are full of love for their partner, their families and their people. I love working with kind and genuine people and I'm lucky enough to have found that both in my clients and vendors! When it comes to design, my design process is a bit different. I pull elements from architecture, art, interior design, fashion you name it, it has probably inspired me in one way or another. I'm constantly challenging myself to do more and be different. Every wedding and event I do has at least one element that sets them apart from any other that I've done! Something that is entirely unique to them.”

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owner, what do you are the most common WD: What WD: Asstrivea business to accomplish? What should questions you get from your clients? potential clientele know about you? “Where to begin?! I think one of the SJ: “As a business owner, I strive to make questions I receive is SJ: the planning process an enjoyable, 'How domostyou common please everyone?' The honest stress-free experience! This is one of the best days of your life! Let me do all the legwork while you enjoy your time with all of the love that is surrounding you and supporting you. I think it's important my clients know they can always lean on me! Whether you need someone to cover logistics, design, or you just need someone to vent to for the day, that's what I'm here for!” us about your services. How can WD: Tell you make a couple's day beyond

anything they could have imagined? “My services include Full Planning, Partial Planning and Month-Of Coordination. Full Planning is everything. Start to finish I am there and you have the option to be involved as much (or as little) as you'd like to be! I cover the design, the bookings, the logistics and you're able to simply show up and enjoy every second.”

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MY BEST TIP IS TO ENJOY THIS TIME! LET YOURSELF RELAX AND TRUST THE PROCESS. AT THE END OF THE DAY, YOU'RE MARRYING THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE AND THAT IS WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT!

WD: Why do you love your industry? over competition seems SJ: “Community to be a trend in this industry and I love

it! Almost every vendor I've encountered (other planners included), has been so kind, welcoming and full of advice and inspiration. I think in an industry of love you just want to spread that kindness to others and that's an amazing thing!”

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What is your favorite thing about what you do? What creates fun in your job? "My favorite part of my job is the design. I love the logistics and planning aspects of my job, but designing your day is where I really shine and my creativity runs free.”

answer is - you can't. I'm an advocate for my couples through their entire planning process. When we run into hiccups with vendors, friends or even family, I'm here to remind everyone that we're here to celebrate them and that's what keeps us all grounded and moving forward.” are the services you provide WD: What that clients are surprised about? surprise comes when SJ: “II tellthinkthemtheI'llbiggest handle any communication

that they're uncomfortable with - even with family and the bridal party. Sometimes it's hard to execute a plan with family and friends. Bringing in a third party helps to smooth out that process and keeps everyone well informed and stress-free!”

is the difference between a WD: What planner and coordinator? How do you know which service you need? planner covers it all - back end SJ: “Alogistics, design and execution. A

coordinator is for those couples that already know what they want and feel confident in their planning abilities and their time to do so! A coordinator executes all of the plans you already have in place to ensure your day runs flawlessly.” should a couple hire a designer WD: Why for their wedding? of the hardest aspects of the SJ: “One planning process for couples is bringing

both styles together. That's what I'm here for. The littlest of details are representative of your story. The flowers, the food, the place settings, the colors - I pull elements of each of you into every detail! I tell my couples that every piece of their design should spark a conversation.” you believe in branding a WD: Dowedding? What should a couple

know about branding their wedding? “Yes! I love branding weddings, but I think less is more. Have those special details that carry through your wedding from your invitations to your favors. Keep it simple and recognizable.”

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is next for you? What do WD: What you have in store for the future of

your business? “We're coming up on a few international weddings, which is a first for us! We're excited to broaden our horizons and really grow within the industry, but mostly we're excited to bring our couples' visions to life. Every event is different and they're all so special to me in their own way.”

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Come and experience what brides and their families from all over have loved about The Lodge at River Valley Farm. “For the bride who settles for nothing less than spectacular.”

Melody Withers Photography

What was once a real working farm in the 1940’s for descendants of the Ball (yes, Ball jar!) family has been uniquely restored into a private sanctuary to host your dream wedding. Located in quaint Yorktown, Indiana, The Lodge sits on fifty acres surrounded by farm fields and woods, yet just a few miles from bustling Muncie. The property still houses the beautifully restored farmhouse from the 1850’s with all the modern amenities to fit into a busy bride’s day of readiness. Located just a mere sidewalk away is the 5,000-square-foot masterpiece fully enclosed space, The Lodge. Boasting a floor plan complete with a reception area, dance floor with twinkle wrapped post and beams from the original 1850’s barn, window lined dining area with stone covered fireplace and mantle, catering room and indoor restrooms, The Lodge is the ideal space for lasting memories. From the bubbling boulders at the entrance to the majestic cathedral ceilings inside it is sure to be a day you and your guests will always remember.

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Why settle for the familiar when The Loft on Isanogel can be the setting for your dream? “A place unlike anywhere else for your unforgettable day." Simple Joy Portraits

There is no one as unique as you and you should have a captivating wedding in a place that is one of a kind! Set on sixteen acres of rolling grass hills and wooded walking trails is a little piece of heaven called The Loft on Isanogel. Located in the charming town of Yorktown, The Loft is just minutes away from the bustle of Muncie. It’s here that you will find your tranquility in the beautifully manicured grounds and one of the oldest restored barns in the area. The Loft is a full 6,000 square foot air conditioned and heated magical space for all that you envision for your fairy tale wedding. Your guests will be enchanted with not only the The Loft, but the covered porch and bubbling water feature. There is even a playground to keep the little ones occupied.

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COVER SHOOT

Bright, Bold and Bohemian A Citr u s- I n f u s e d C o ve r S hoot at The Loft on I s a n o ge l


THE VISION The Loft on Isanogel, one of the oldest barns in east central Indiana, is known for its rustic appeal, but the surrounding grounds offered the inspiration for this colorful cover shoot. Event Designer Danielle Lea of Events by D. Nicole knew she wanted to create a bright and bold style using Living Coral, the Pantone Color of the Year, and the bold hues and textures of citrus fruits. “We wanted to incorporate lots of lively color, especially Living Coral. Pulling in real fruit helped us capture the exact look we were going for.” Lea and her team mixed fruits and florals with touches of copper and cacti to create this unforgettable shoot captured by Alison Mae Photography and Emelie Russell Wedding Films.

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THE VENUE Sixteen acres of lawns, woods and a running creek lend The Loft on Isanogel plenty of outdoor photo ops. Lea said, “The venue was perfect. There was so much open space and gorgeous tree clusters. The arbor was perfect for the ceremony space, we found a big tree that was just the backdrop we needed for our table and the newly created fountain space was great for cocktail hour.”

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THE FLORALS Special Occasion Designs by Chrissy brought in bright blooms to accompany the mixed texture of fruits. The florals incorporated two colors of peonies, one the coral charm; a trio of roses in free spirit, Amsterdam coral and soft yellow; four colors of carnations, including the two-tone sherbet-colored bloom; coral ranunculus; yellow alstroemeria; yellow freesia; peach hypericum berry; and green buttons. “These flowers were selected based on the seasonal availability, their longevity to hold up in the weather on a very warm day, the textures that each one provides and of course for their amazing color.� The team incorporated punchy pops of color through fun surprises like the floral hoop behind the cake table, the wall installation for a great photo backdrop and touches of cacti to bring another style to the mix. 74

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BRIGHT, BOLD & BOHEMIAN // Cover Shoot

THE LOOK To let the real fruit and bright designs shine, the team opted for an elegant gown. “The intricacies and the detailing were exactly what I was looking for,” said Lea of the dress from Beloved Brides. “The circle design on the dress was also pulled in throughout the shoot, in places like the circular fruit and the design of the cake.” The bouquet and its colorful ribbons truly pop against the simple silhouette, but the gown is far from boring. “The back of the dress was the wow-factor.” Hair and makeup by Something Blue Stylists perfectly matched the romantic style of the dress. Soft browns and a subtle berry lip let the bride’s natural beauty shine. The loose waves and chignon continued the romantic subtlety of the look.

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BRIGHT, BOLD & BOHEMIAN // Cover Shoot

THE DÉCOR Grapefruit, oranges, lemons and limes brought a spirited and lively touch to the tablescape. The linens were also key. “We knew the linen selection was paramount,” Lea said. “We chose Tangerine Pinwheel for its color and pattern. The design reminded me of the inside of a tangerine when it’s sliced.” The team also used vineyard crossback chairs from A Classic Party Rental to give an elegant, rustic feel. Touches of copper through the Moscow mule mugs brought another unexpected punch of color. “Typically people go with gold or silver, but we wanted to incorporate copper through our cocktail table decor. I always like to tell couples you can use anything to enhance your décor.” The striking color palette continued with the stationery. Eileen of Noteworthy Expressions delivered the stunning suite of invitations and menu cards, with calligraphy by Laura Reilly Calligraphy. “Clear acrylic is trending right now, but we wanted to incorporate color where we could. The colored flowers printed on the acrylic menus were a must.” Copper foil print and the patterned envelope lining rounded out the bold design.

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Alison Mae Photography* Indianapolis, IN alisonmaephotography.com

VENUE

The Loft on Isanogel* Muncie, IN theloftonisanogel.com

COORDINATION & DESIGN

Events by D. Nicole* Fishers, IN eventsdnicole.com

FLORALS

Special Occasion Designs by Chrissy* Indianapolis, IN specialoccasiondesigns.studio

DRESS

Beloved Brides* Fishers, IN belovedbrides.com

HAIR & MAKEUP

Something Blue Stylists* somethingbluestylists.com

STATIONERY

Noteworthy Expressions* Zionsville, IN noteworthy-expressions.com

CHAIRS

A Classic Party Rental* Indianapolis, IN aclassicpartyrental.com

VIDEOGRAPHY

Emelie Russell Photography + Films

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Sea Salt and Cinnamon

TABLE SETTINGS

Uncommonly Styled

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THE CAKE & DESSERTS The painted effect on the cake ties in perfectly with the fruits and florals used throughout the shoot. “We wanted the cake to have a bold, colorful pattern and added some handcrafted treats to go along with it.” Sea Salt and Cinnamon delivered just the pops of color needed with the artistic cake and hand-painted macarons and cookies.

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Deann Hacker, Helen Wells Agency helenwellsagency.com *WeddingDay preferred vendor

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Vendor Guide BAKERIES & DESSERTS DeBrand Fine Chocolates Fort Wayne, IN, 260.969.8333 debrand.com See ad on back cover.

Beloved Brides Fishers, IN, 317.288.2903 belovedbrides.com See ad on page 69.

Froehlich's Three Oaks, MI, 269.756.6002 shopfroehlichs.com See ad on page 31.

BIANKA Bridal Grand Rapids, MI, 616.235.9300 biankabridal.com See ad on page 36.

BEAUTY & SPA Get-Bronzed Spray Tanning Elkhart, IN, 574.889.0529 get-bronzed.com

BRIDAL SHOWS Bridal Spectacular South Bend, IN indianabridalspectacular.com See ad on page 14.

Leanna's Private Studio Indianapolis, IN, 317.260.0355 leannasprivatestudio. wixsite.com/leanna

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New You Oasis South Bend, IN, 574.222.2244 newyouoasis.com See ad on page 22.

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Nicholas J. Salon & Spa South Bend, IN, 574.233.0700 nicholasjsalonandspa.com See ad on page 1. Something Blue Stylists Available worldwide 260.463.6391 somethingbluestylists.com Trophy Skin Products available online. 866.546.4664 trophyskin.com True Beauty by Dana Valparaiso, IN, 219.765.5938 truebeautymakeupartist.com BRIDAL SALONS Becker's Bridal Fowler, MI, 989.593.2595 beckersbridal.com See ad on page 37.

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Indianapolis Wedding Expos Throughout Indianapolis area indianaweddingexpos.com See ad on page 67. Southwest Michigan Bridal Show Kalamazoo, MI swmichiganbridalshow.com See ad on page 33. CATERERS CK Catering Benton Harbor, MI, 269.849.0693 ckcatering.biz Jacquie's Gourmet Catering Carmel, IN, 317.875.5227 jacquies.net See ad on page 68. Nelson's Catering Wakarusa, IN, 574.862.2184 nelsonsbbq.com See ad on page 29. ENTERTAINMENT Gaska String Quartet South Bend, IN, 574.229.0422 See ad on page 22. Jared Wade Entertainment Indianapolis, IN, 317.395.3548 jaredwadeentertainment.com See ad on page 68.

Meg Rodgers, Harpist Saint Joseph, MI, 269.429.6377 megrodgers.net See ad on page 36.

Amanda Steffke Photography Mount Pleasant, MI 989.944.4339 amandasteffkephotography.com

FLORISTS Coby Palmer Designs Indianapolis, IN, 317.253.7160 cobypalmerdesigns. wordpress.com See ad on page 63.

APaige Photography Grand Rapids, MI apaigephotography.com See ad on page 38.

Crystal Springs Florist Benton Harbor, MI, 269.925.1167 crystalspringsflorist.net See ad on page 35.

Bello Romance Photography Indianapolis, IN, 317.223.9333 belloromance.com Breen Wedding Photography Grand Haven, MI, 616.795.1632 breenweddingphotography.com

Eufloric Events Noblesville, IN, 812.617.1105 eufloricevents.com

Chrystin Melanie Photography Grand Rapids, MI, 305.562.0279 chrystinmelaniephotography.com

Special Occasion Designs by Chrissy Indianapolis, IN, 317.319.0069 specialoccasiondesigns.studio

Dave Thompson Photography Elkhart, IN, 574.238.9890 davesphotoworld.com

JEWELERS Diamonds Direct Indianapolis, IN, 317.575.8555 diamondsdirect.com See ad on page 49. Impress Jewelry Creations Granger, IN, 574.855.4491 impressjewelers.com See ad on page 49. My Trio Rings New York, NY, 855.697.4647 mytriorings.com MENSWEAR Andrew Davis Clothiers Bloomington, IN, 812.323.7730 andrewdavisclothiers.com See ad on inside back cover.

GEM Photography Fort Wayne, IN, 260.609.0703 gemphotoco.com Hey Sisters! Photography South Bend, IN, 574.386.3258 heysistersphotography.com See ad on page 30. Jasmine Norris Photography Lafayette, IN, 574.850.6481 jasminenorris.com Josephiney Photography Available worldwide 574.274.0688 josephineyphotography.com See ad on page 13. Kailee Marie Photography Grand Rapids, MI, 616.633.4306 kaileemariephotography.com

The Groomsman Suit Chicago, IL, 773.303.6006 thegroomsmansuit.com See ad on page 59.

Kimberly Kinder Photography Fort Wayne, IN, 260.705.1795 kinderimages.com

PHOTOGRAPHERS Aguilar Photography Valparaiso, IN, 219.307.6291 aguilarphotography.com

Leidy & Josh Photography Wyoming, MI, 616.215.0123 leidyandjosh.com See ad on page 36.

Alison Mae Photography Indianapolis, IN, 765.602.5222 alisonmaephotography.com See ad on page 69.

Liv in the Moment Photography Rochester, MI, 248.410.2995 livinthemomentphotography.com


Monika Anderson Photography Augusta, MI, 269-352-7027 monikaandersonphotography.com Refined Focus Photography Wakarusa, IN, 574.304.6670 refinedfocusphotography.com Simply Seeking Photography Bluffton, IN, 260.433.5637 simplyseekingphotography.com Smitten Mitten Photography Farmington Hills, MI, 734.606.9721 smittenmittenphotography.com Weeping Willow Photography South Bend, IN, 574.806.4653 weepingwillowphoto.com PLANNERS/COORDINATORS All in the Details Indianapolis, IN, 317.821.7526 detailsindy.com See ad on page 60. Events by D. Nicole Fishers, IN, 317.965.0190 eventsdnicole.com Journay & Co. Yorktown, IN, 765.716.7241 journayandco.com See ad on page 66. Unveiled Weddings & Events Crown Point, IN, 219.512.5620 yourunveiledevent.com See ad on page 14. REGISTRIES Crate & Barrel Indianapolis, IN, 317.818.9900 crateandbarrel.com See ad on page 49. Williams Sonoma Indianapolis, IN, 317.848.1431 williams-sonoma.com See ad on page 49. RENTALS/LINENS AAYS Event Rentals Mishawaka, IN, 574.256.1110 aaysrental.com

A Classic Party Rental Indianapolis, IN, 317.251.7368 aclassicpartyrental.com See ad on page 61. Burns Rent-Alls, Inc. Special Events Mishawaka, IN, 574.259.4807 burnsrentals.com See ad on page 2. STATIONERY Noteworthy Expressions Zionsville, IN, 317.749.6333 noteworthy-expressions.com TRANSPORTATION Epic Limo Valparaiso, IN, 219.462.5466 epiclimoinc.com See ad on page 35. Old World Gondoliers Indianapolis, IN, 317.340.2489 4gondola.com See ad on page 68. TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS The DoubleTree by Hilton South Bend South Bend, IN, 574.234.2000 southbend.doubletree.com See ad on page 14. Hampton Inn Indianapolis Downtown Indianapolis, IN, 317.261.1200 hamptoninn3.hilton.com See ad on page 62.

VENUES 19 North Three Oaks, MI, 269.756.6002 shopfroehlichs.com See ad on page 31. Apple Blossom Chapel and Gardens Fennville, MI, 269.561.5563 appleblossomchapel.com Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Auburn, IN, 260.925.1444 automobilemuseum.org See ad on page 22. Balmoral House Fishers, IN, 317.288.8741 thebalmoralhouse.com The Barn at Hamner Ridge Edinburgh, IN, 317.431.4637 barnattheridge.com See ad on page 44. The Barn at Timber Ridge Morgantown, IN, 317.478.1179 thebarnattimberridge.com See ad on page 46. Blissful Barn Three Oaks, MI, 574.344.7924 blissfulbarn.com See ad on page 47.

Elcona Country Club Bristol, IN, 574.295.6373 elconacc.com The Fetzer Center Kalamazoo, MI, 269.387.3232 fetzercenter.com See ad on page 36. Finley Creek Vineyards Zionsville, IN, 317.283.2776 finleycreekvineyard.com See ad on page 68. Fountain Square Ballroom Bloomington, IN, 812.332.0053 fountainsquarebloomington.com/ ballroom/ Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest Valparaiso, IN, 219.462.0025 pnw.edu/gabis-arboretum Gable Hill Marcellus, MI, 269.281.4266 gablehill.com See ad on page 47. Gillespie Conference & Special Event Center South Bend, IN, 574.232.7700 gillespieconferencecenter.com See ad on page 15.

The Blue Teal Wakarusa, IN, 574.862.2184 See ad on page 29.

The Hall at Oakland Park Nappanee, IN, 574.773.1001 oakland-hall.com See ad on page 13.

Holiday Inn Mishawaka Mishawaka, IN, 574.258.4408 holidayinn.com/mishawakain See ad on page 16.

The Boulevard Inn & Bistro Saint Joseph, MI, 269.269.2699 theboulevardinn.com See ad on page 37.

Hillcrest Country Club Indianapolis, IN, 317.251.1425 hillcrestccindy.com See ad on page 63.

Ironworks Hotel Indy Indianapolis, IN, 463.221.2200 ironworkshotel.com/indianapolis

Briar Barns Sparta, MI, 616.205.5703 briarbarns.com See ad on page 48.

The Homestead 1835 New Carlisle, IN, 574.344.3248 homesteadevents.com See ad on page 42.

The Cabaret Indianapolis, IN, 317.275.1169 thecabaret.org See ad on page 69.

Indiana Landmarks Indianapolis, IN, 317.639.4534 indianalandmarks.org See ad on page 63.

Coffee Creek Ridge Shelbyville, IN, 317.512.3626 coffeecreekridge.com See ad on page 45.

The Indianapolis Public Library Indianapolis, IN, 317.275.4200 events.imcpl.org See ad on page 62.

Marriott Center Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN, 317.352.1231 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ inddt-indianapolis-marriott-east See ad on page 61. Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council Benton Harbor, MI, 269.925.6301 swmichigan.org See ad on page 32.

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Michaela Maureen Photography South Bend, IN, 574.850.0825 michaelamaureenphotography.com

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Indianapolis Zoo Indianapolis, IN, 317.630.2008 indianapoliszoo.com See ad on page 62.

The Orchid Events & Catering New Haven, IN, 260.749.5888 theorchidevents.com See ad on page 21.

The Inn at Harbor Shores Saint Joseph, MI, 269.983.1111 innatharborshores.com See ad on page 37.

Palais Royale/Morris Performing Arts Center South Bend, IN, 574.235.5612 palaisroyale.org See ad on page 23.

J. Weaver Barn Goshen, IN, 574.238.7972 jweaverbarn.com See ad on pages 8-9, 45. Journeyman Distillery Three Oaks, MI, 269.820.2050 journeymandistillery.com Kalamazoo County Parks Kalamazoo, MI, 269.383.8778 kalamazoocountyparks.com Lake Max Meadows Culver, IN, 574.598.0022 lakemaxmeadows.com See ad on pages 24-25, 41.

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Lakeside Occasions Topeka, IN, 865.773.8275 lakesideoccasions.com See ad on page 43.

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Legacy Barn Kokomo, IN, 765.863.1222 legacybarn.com See ad on page 40. LEX 530 Elkhart, IN, 574.296.1335 lex530.com See ad on page 7. The Lodge at River Valley Farm Yorktown, IN, 765.759.0442 thelodgeatrivervalleyfarm.com See ad on pages 70-71. The Loft on Isanogel Muncie, IN, 765.759.0442 theloftonisanogel.com See ad on pages 40, 70-71. The Meadows at Leslie Farm Fulton, MI, 269.978.8702 lesliemeadows.com See ad on page 47. The Morris Estate Niles, MI, 269.684.4443 themorrisestate.com Mustard Seed Gardens Noblesville, IN, 317.776.2300 mustardseedgardens.com WEDDINGDAY

Rock Run Creek Barn Goshen, IN, 574.238.7972 facebook.com/rock.run.creek See ad on pages 8-9, 46. Sanctuary on Penn Indianapolis, IN, 317.602.3264 indysanctuary.com Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center Augusta, MI, 269.731.3000 shermanlakeymca.org The Silo Banquets & Catering Allegan, MI, 269.686.8383 silobanquet.com See ad on page 34. Spohn Ballroom Goshen, IN, 574.849.5180 spohnballroom.com See ad on page 29. Studebaker National Museum South Bend, IN, 888.391.5600 studebakermuseum.org See ad on page 14. Venue ND Notre Dame, IN, 574.631.1400 venue.nd.edu/weddings See ad on inside front cover. The White Rose Event Center Decatur, IN, 260.223.4903 facebook.com/thewhiteroseec WEDDING PARTY & ACCESSORIES Judee's Granger, IN, 574.217.8445 La Porte, IN, 219.324.6443 Valparaiso, IN, 219.299.2291 judees.com See ad on page 17. Viata Frumoasa Buchanan, MI, 269.240.7780 etsy.com/shop/ViataFrumoasa

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