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Your wedding day. You’ve dreamed about it since you were a little girl. You want it to be as special for your friends and family as it will be for you and your future spouse. Let AAYS Event Rentals help make your wedding dream come true!

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THE PERFECT SETTING FOR YOUR

Celebrations c a p tu ri n g raw e m o ti o n s

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Floral Preview

Stylized Shoot

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B U RNS SPEC I A L EVENTS

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Ryan Bradley Brooke Shaw Fall is slowly making its appearance and we are here for it! This time of year is always a favorite for Indiana & Michigan weddings and we know so many of you have waited for this time to celebrate your wedding day with the love of your life. We hope as you are planning and preparing for your wedding day that we can bring you inspiration and easy accessibility to the most skilled wedding vendors in the area.

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Brooke Shaw PHOTOSHOOT COORDINATOR

Jessica Haviland SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Katie Yoder ART & DESIGN

This fall issue is packed full of inspiration just for you! Be sure to check out our Floral Preview where local florists created exquisite floral designs to inspire. You will find two gorgeous fall stylized shoots that took place at The Morris Estate and Friendship Botanic Gardens. Two gorgeous venues we know you are going to fall in love with. We also have several unique wedding stories that showcase gorgeous design and love stories that inspire. We hope this season of planning and dreaming of marrying your best friend brings you joy, hope, and love. Happy Planning!

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Dylan & Taylor C O U N T RY F E E L | G O R G E O U S V E N U E | P E R F E CT D AY | S A C R E D VO W S

THE BRIDE'S PERSPECTIVE

DESCRIBE YOUR WEDDING VISION

Our wedding vision consisted of being surrounded by all of our loved ones, which included about 300 people. We wouldn’t have had it any other way. Our biggest goal was to look out at all of our guests and soak in the fact that they were all there to celebrate our love. It was the highlight of our night. We wanted a country feel, but not in a barn— so The Wooded Knot was the best vibe for us. We fell in love with all that the venue had to offer. We wanted our wedding to be memorable for years to come and for everyone to dance the night away— and we got just that. D E S C R I B E Y O U R W E D D I N G D AY

Our day was PERFECT. Starting with the weather— God blessed us with a sunny and 75 day, which could not have been more beautiful. We were surrounded by our close family and friends and celebrated our forever love. One thing that we will cherish forever is our intimate moments shared throughout the

day— from getting ready with our wedding parties, having our parents put our final touches to our dress and tuxes, and most importantly, us reading our vows privately before the ceremony, Dylan seeing me walk down the aisle for the first time and having our secret last dance. We also loved closing down the venue by dancing our hearts out. It was the best day of our lives. ADVICE TO ENGAGED COUPLES

My biggest advice for engaged couples would be to just soak in all the small moments. Even when planning the wedding— you only get to do this once. Don’t let the stress of planning the wedding make you lose sight of the reason you are planning it— for your love. Plan the day that you and your fiancé want and enjoy every single moment. Secondly, when the big day is finally here, look out at each of your guests and decorations and soak it in. It’s everything you’ve worked for and it’s SO COOL to see it come to life. Moral of the story— soak it all in.

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VENDORS

Venue The Wooded Knot Photographer Lindsey Marie Photography Videographer Caleb Yoder Jeweler Macy’s (earrings, necklace) Rodger’s Holland (ring) Caterer Holy Smokes BBQ Cake Sis & Me Bakery Gown One Fine Day Hair Isabella Lenfestey of Amy Nedderman Hair DJ DJ Connection Makeup Ashley Urban Artistry Tuxedo Men’s Warehouse


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For memories that last a lifetime...

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Katherine Murray Photography

Monica Z Photography

Emerson House brings privacy, luxury, and nature together for your boutique wedding weekend.

wedding and special event florist schedule your free consultation today!

3634 N 700 West La Porte, IN 46350 219.262.1056 • experienceemerson.com • taryn@experienceemerson.com

LPF-Design.com (219)308-9161 Lori@LPF-Design.com

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Book your Free Coffee Consultation and let’s start planning.

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Vendors: Memberships still available

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WE ARE A FULL-SERVICE BANQUET FACILITY THAT WILL HANDLE ALL THE DETAILS, WHILE YOU AND YOUR GUESTS SIT BACK AND ENJOY YOUR MEMORABLE OCCASION.

Gino’s Banquet Hall is honored to have been hosting events for over 70 years, and is proud to be the home of Ace Catering. Ace Catering has also been celebrating events with their loyal customers for over two decades. At this Hobart banquet hall we feature 3 possible rooms that come with a variety of additional aspects such as a private bridal room and a coat room to ensure a comfortable and accommodating environment, regardless of what type of event you may be considering.

We are very proud of our beautiful hall and our ability to serve the wonderful town of Hobart, Indiana and the Chicagoland area. • Accommodates 50-700 People • Bridal Room • On & Off-Site Catering • Coat Room

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Luke & Ashley THE BRIDE'S PERSPECTIVE

SUMMER WEDDING | RUSTIC INDUSTRIAL | WHITE ROSES

VENDORS

DESCRIBE YOUR WEDDING VISION

YOUR ADVICE TO ENGAGED COUPLES

I always wanted something a little industrial, a little rustic, but very light. I wanted all airy colors like blush and tan to brighten any venue up. I’m obsessed with white roses so those were definitely in our look book.

Remember you’re on the same team. Planning a wedding is hard and can be stressful so always remember why you’re planning your wedding. It always helped me put things into perspective!

D E S C R I B E Y O U R W E D D I N G D AY

Our wedding day was nothing short of perfect. Our day was the beginning of June and the weather was spectacular. Everyone was so relaxed and incredibly happy. We will never forget how amazing all of our vendors were and how much we appreciated everything they did for us. We were truly surrounded by all our favorite people in the world and felt the love from each and every one of them.

“We will never forget how amazing all of our vendors were and how much we appreciated everything they did for us.”

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Photographer McKenah Childress Video Brooke Richison DJ Dutton Productions Venue Lake County Fairgrounds Hair Haleigh Brianne Bridal Makeup Adeline Perez Beauty Dress Something Blue Bridal Ring Brilliant Earth (Hers) Manly Bands (His) Earrings Sunday Moon Designs Catering Grand Events Flowers Kristian Lynn Floral Tux The Black Tux Cake Verna Morecraft (Bride's Grandmother)


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NOW BOOKING 2023 $300 off any date booked for the month of November. JB Photography

Rustic Elegance & Refined Vintage Charm Tucked away on the outskirts of small town Cassopolis, Michigan sits your very first modern barn wedding venue. Surrounded by cornfields and the dense wood of southwest Michigan, see how each Spring, Summer or Fall season is the perfect time to host your special day with us. Marion Magnolia Farms Owner and Operator | Brittany File (269) 262-2518 | Bdfile9@gmail.com | MarionMagnoliaFarms.com 57376 Twin Lakes Rd., Cassopolis, MI 49031

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GATHER. RELAX. ENJOY.

PERFECT FOR YOUR WEDDING CEREMONY & RECEPTION. Located off of US HWY 30 and RT 49, The Market provides a relaxed atmosphere for wedding ceremony and reception, bridal showers, private parties and more. Contact our coordinator for your event.

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COUNTRY WEDDINGS AND RECEPTIONS

YOUR DREAM COUNTRY EXPERIENCE WITH WEEKEND-LONG ACTIVITIES &

ACCOMMODATIONS

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on location the morris estate

A Whimsical Romance FA L L C O LO R PA L E T T E

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The Chapel at The Morris Estate in Southwest Michigan is a charming venue for weddings dating back to 1938. The chapel holds up to 180 people inside and even has bride and groom lounges for you and your wedding party to get ready for your big day. There is even a quaint little schoolhouse that is on The Morris Estate Property that was rescued from demolition and is the perfect backdrop for wedding photos.

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With the venue nestled right in front of a beautifully maintained woods, AAYS Event Rentals created the most stunning outdoor tablescape. The hanging rattan lanterns above the tablescape looked incredible. The warm and inviting colors of greens, oranges, peaches and yellows embodied a fall wedding.

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Poppies did an amazing job with the floral for this Stylized Shoot. She used peach ranunculus, toffee roses, blush roses, dahlias, peach stock, Phalaenopsis orchids, copper beach, eucalyptus, Queen Anne’s Lace and Sun Palm leaves. The circular arch on the wall behind the altar inside the church was so beautifully made. It added in a pop of color and brought warmth into an all-white space.


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Our model, Leighana Burden, looked stunning in a gown provided by Here Comes the Dress. Their new location recently opened in Granger. The loose off the shoulder sleeves are so elegant and feminine. The lace bodice and lace detailed train on the gown is eye catching!

Ilona Warner styled Leighana’s hair in a low side swept ponytail with loose curls and small braids throughout. It created an illusion of carefree sophistication. Ashley Urban Artistry is the makeup guru! Staying along with the color palette of the shoot, Ashley created a natural looking eye design with beautifully bold lashes and a mauve lip. Leighana’s makeup looked fresh and youthful!

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We love working with JB Photography! She is an ultimate pro at capturing the best photos of your big day! She makes you and your bridal party comfortable in front of the camera and creates photos that look natural and not staged.

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VENDORS VENUE The Morris Estate (269) 684-4443 www.themorrisestate.com R E N TA L S & D E S I G N AAYS Event Rentals (574) 256-1110 www.aaysrental.com FLO RAL & DE SIGN Poppies (574) 243-5703 Email: poppies@comcast.net CAKE Sweet Em’s Cake Shoppe (574) 606-5517 www.sweetemscakeshoppe.com GOWN Here Comes the Dress (574) 345-0702 www.herecomesthedress.com P H OT O G R A P H E R JB Photography (574) 221-1044 www.photography-jb.com HAIR Ilona Warner (574) 320-0082 Instagram: @ilona.warner MAKEUP Ashley Urban Artistry (574) 202-2776 www.ashleyurbanartistry.com MODEL Leighana Burden

You can never go wrong with Sweet-Em’s Cake Shoppe. They always do an incredible job creating the cake of your dreams! For this shoot, they made a four-tier all white cake except for the bottom tier which had a marble effect. We loved how intricate the floral design on the middle tiers looked.

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A N E X C L U S I V E PA R T N E R S H I P W I T H

AT ST JOE FARM, HOSPITALITY IS KEY. Access to our beautiful property and its venues make for a destination experience unique for each guest. • Seating for 275 guests • Air conditioning provided in the event barn • Indoor and outdoor ceremony sites • A Navarre Hospitality Group event venue

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Discover Your Beauty. Discover Your Balance.

JB PHOTOGRAPHY

www.merlenorman.com

come enjoy our free beauty services & day spa services Complimentary Services Express Facials Skin Assessment Express Makeover Foundation Check

Special Occasion Makeup & Lashes Eyebrow Artistry & Waxing Facial & Body Waxing Spa Facial Services Spa Body Treatments

now in two great locations 2132 45th Street Porte De L’eau Plaza Highland, IN 46322

802 North Main Street The Courtyard Plaza Crown Point, IN 46307

219.924.1555

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Creating priceless jewelry from your dreams is our passion

For Life’s Sweetest Moments! WEDDING CAKES • SPECIALTY CAKES SWEET TREATS • CUPCAKES & MORE! (574) 606-5517 • Goshen, Indiana 46528 Emily@sweetemscakeshoppe.com sweetemscakeshoppe.com

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Cat Alkire Photography

Weddings, Parties, & Special Events

Polly McCarthy floral designer 574.243.5703

poppies@comcast.net

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Recently engaged and dreaming of the perfect wedding venue?

LOOK NO FURTHER! Contact our Wedding Coordinator at weddings@friendship botanicgardens.org

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2200 McKinley Avenue, South Bend, IN 46615 | (574) 233-9474, ex. 303 | moparkevents@comcast.net @morrisparkcc

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blake & Marissa P E R F E CT LY P L A N N E D | D E L I G HT F U L U N I T Y | LOV E LY C O U P L E

THE BRIDE'S PERSPECTIVE

WEDDING VISION

ADVICE TO ENGAGED COUPLES

Our vision for our wedding day was soft, simple, and elegant. We wanted to use the venue as our main focus for decoration and sprinkle greenery for an added touch! We envisioned having all of our family and friends in one space, under one roof, dancing the night away. We are blessed to say that our vision came to life!

The best advice we can give to all of the engaged couples is to do what you want for your special day. As easy as it may be to get all wrapped up in the wedding planning, remember why you are getting married, remember what the important things are. Take time outside of the planning to pray! Soak up all the little moments with your fiancé and family. Doing these few things along the way makes the process so much easier and makes it more fun. We highly recommend getting a videographer, you definitely won’t regret it!

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Our wedding day was full of family, friends, love, laughter, and memories. It was a beautiful sunny day surrounded by our most treasured family and friends! Our pastor, Gene Troyer, from RESToR Church had done an exceptional job putting into words what marriage should be.

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VENDORS

Venue St Joe Farm Photographer B Graves Photography Jeweler Newcomer & Son Jewelers Caterer Navarre Catering Cake Lori Brew Gown Simply Yours Bridal Hair Refresh Hair Design Studio Morgan Bencsics Flowers Snapdragon Designs DJ Ultimate Entertainment Jerry Burciaga Makeup Ashley Urban Artistry Tuxedo Snyder’s Mens Shop


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Matt & Jaymi Photography

creatively capturing your memories

WEDDINGS. WINE TOURS. BREW TOURS. AIRPORT TRANSFERS. BACHELORETTE & BACHELOR PARTIES. (219)462-LIMO • epiclimoinc.com • info@epiclimoinc.com

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AT COUNTRY STRONG, EVERY ANGLE IS MAGIC.

Visit us online to start your journey.

From our exquisite 1800s reception barn to the beautifully landscaped grounds to the perfect decor options, Country Strong has everything you need to plan your big day!

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LICENSED ESTHETICIAN AND MAKEUP ARTIST

Matt & Jaymi Photography

Gaska String Quartet

music for memorable occasions

jaclynsarneckimua@gmail.com | 219-689-5079 jac_up_theglam Jaclyn Sarnecki Licensed Makeup Artist

Martha Bradberry Candy Thomas Joyce Davis Emilie Grondin

574.229.0422 574.323.7969 574.229.3147 574.229.6070

Three incredible ceremony locations onsite • THE BARN • THE GAZEBO • THE GARDEN

Lindsey Marie Photography

Stephanie DeBolt Photography

Cat Alkire Photography

Our completely restored historic barn has been a landmark in the area for generations and is ideally suited for weddings, receptions, and corporate gatherings up to 300 guests.

CHOOSE YOUR STYLE. PACKAGES INCLUDING All White Tables, Chairs and Linens - or Farm Tables, Chairs and Benches

Call Kori at 574.361.8751 to Schedule Your Appointment!

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Chicagoland’s Wedding and Event Planner & Florist

219.218.8315 • edenfloralevents.com •

Congratulations, newlyweds! www.edwardjones.com

John W Beck

Financial Advisor 5218 Beck Drive Suite 11 Elkhart, IN 46516 574-389-8616

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EDEN FLORAL EVENTS

My name is Connie Eden, I am the owner and operator of, Eden Floral Events LLC. I've designed wedding flowers for nine years while also working for florists in the NWI area. It was great fun but I felt it was time to open my own "brick and mortar" wedding florist shop. I am a Certified Indiana Horticulturist and Master Gardener which truly has been the basis of my wedding business. I attended The Chicago Schools of Floral Design with Michael Gaffney. I started my business, Eden Floral Events, so that I could make my own hours and to have the freedom to design wedding florals the way I knew they should be designed. I wanted to be a help to my customers and a friend when they are in the most exciting yet stressful time of their lives. I like figuring out solutions to problems and in this industry there is no lack! I knew how to create beautiful florals and wanted to have the freedom to do so. My mission is to take the stress out of planning and purchasing wedding flowers. At Eden Floral Events LLC, we specialize in floral design for weddings and events. We also offer Day of Coordination. Please view our wedding flower galleries and for more ideas check out our Instagram at edenfloralevents. I hope you will choose Eden Floral Events for your wedding florist!

For Chloe and Lucas Wilson’s wedding ceremony Eden Floral Events wanted to create a light and airy romantic look along with a nest (or grouping) of succulents in the the bridal bouquet. Chloe expressed that her favorite flowers were wild flowers so many of the traditional florals went by the wayside. To achieve this whimsical look we began designing the vision for her bridal bouquets. We gathered a list of flowers, greenery and succulents we would be using. The flowers and greenery we chose to use to give that airy & romantic look to the bouquets were silver dollar eucalyptus, seeded eucalyptus, gunni eucalyptus, lavender spray roses, lizianthus , stock, wax flower, ranunculus, cosmos, anemone and different varieties of succulents that were sprinkled throughout the bridal bouquets, corsages, boutonnières and centerpieces. As their wedding reception would be held in the summer, their wedding ceremony would be held in the spring as many of the weddings the past few years are currently happening through the pandemic. The amazing photographer who photographed the wedding ceremony was Schylar Miller! She captured the wedding ceremony and created beautiful photos!

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Friendship Botanic Gardens is a fairy tale dream! We are pretty sure little fairies live in the woods there. This beautifully landscaped garden features at least 10 different wedding venue locations under one location! They include an on-site wedding coordinator, bridal suite and golf carts for guest transportation! With several themed gardens to choose from, Friendship Botanic Gardens also has pavilions

that provide shade. SheDesigns, Painted Willow Designs and Spare Room Studios all designed this shoot and transformed the pavilion into a fairy tale fantasy. Incorporating a wooden arch, wooden chairs and including terra cotta colors to the venue was the perfect match for an outdoor wedding surrounded by woods. A candlelit evening wedding is a must for those starry eyes!

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Eden Floral Events did exceptional work on the centerpieces for the tables. Having a tall centerpiece makes it easier for your wedding guests to visit one another because they can see each other through the centerpiece, all the while it adds in color and flair!

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For this stylized shoot, SheDesigns wanted to incorporate a bounce house provided by Beary Popup Picnics! This all-white bounce house looked stunning with a balloon arch attached, created by Poppin Up The Party. Our flower girl model had the best time! And, not going to lie, our bride and groom may have had just as much fun jumping too!

Want to keep your guests entertained throughout the night? Norman Basile Street Magician is the perfect fit! His magic tricks will wow your guests and keep them guessing on how he performed them.

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Our bride, Emily Lasky, looked absolutely stunning in her wedding gown provided by Elegance Wedding and Evening Wear. The sleeves on the dress are removable so you can have two looks in one! The detail on this gown is breathtaking from the beaded bodice to the layers upon layers of tulle skirt. Emily’s hair was created by Top Knot Bridal. The half up-do looked gorgeous with the loose curls. The ponytail in the back gave off Princess Jasmine vibes and we are all for it! Slightly adding in some floral to her hair was the perfect touch. 64

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Merle Norman did an amazing job on Emily’s makeup adding in slightly smokey eye and bold maroon lip. The groom, Cormack Bardol, looked rather dapper in a tan tux provided by Elegance Wedding and Evening Wear. They truly are a one stop shop for your clothing attire for the entire wedding party. How adorable is the flower girl? Atlas Lasky felt like a princess in her dress also provided by Elegance Wedding and Evening Wear!


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VENDORS VENUE Friendship Botanic Gardens (219) 878-9885 www.friendshipbotanicgardens.org DESIGNER SheDesigns (219) 508-9451 www.shedesignsllc.com DÉCOR Painted Willow Designs (219) 405-0930 www.facebook.com/ paintedwillowdesigns Spare Room Studios (219) 331-4437 www.facebook.com/tiffrosser FLO RAL Eden Floral Events (219) 218-8315 www.edenfloralevents.com BOUNCE HOUSE Beary Popup Picnics (219) 628-2669 www.facebook.com/bearypopuppicnics BALLO O NS Poppin Up The Party (219) 775-6867 www.poppinuptheparty.com P H OT O G R A P H E R Monica Z Photography (219) 229-0796 www.monicazphotography.com/blog MAGICIAN Norman Basile Street Magician (219) 916-9611 www.nbstreetmagic.com CAKE Designer Desserts (219) 465-0008 www.designerdessertsbakery.com DRESSES & TUX Elegance Wedding and Evening Wear (219) 923-0977 www.elegancewedding.net

Designer Desserts creates breathtaking cakes and desserts! Not only do they look amazing but they taste even better somehow. The dark teal color added in the perfect amount of color and the fine gold detail is mesmerizing. Are you having an outdoor wedding and looking for a photographer that knows her lighting? Monica Z Photography is the girl for you! She not only makes your big wedding day relaxing and fun, but she knows the perfect angles and lighting to highlight your best features! We love how her photos turned out for this one-of-a-kind stylized shoot!

HAIR Top Knot Bridal (219) 363-5437 www.top-knotbridal.com MAKEUP Merle Norman (Crown Point & Highland) (219) 924-1555 www.merlenorman.com MODELS Emily Lasky Cormack Bardol Atlas Lasky

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CRE AT I N G M EMO R IE S THAT L A ST A L IF E TIM E ...

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Whispering Oaks is a beautiful wedding + event venue located in DeMotte, Indiana. The venue includes a beautiful, rustic barn and 8 acres of land. The wooden barn features gorgeous chandeliers, twinkle lights, a brick patio, indoor bathrooms, and a handcrafted bar, with seating for up to 150 guests.

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kimeldridge@mac.com | www.kimeldridgespecialevents.com 219.871.9133 by appointment only

Monica Z Photography

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matthew & Josie

R U S T I C T H E M E | C O M F O RTA B L E E L E G A N C E | B U I LT O N LOV E | LOV E LY D AY

THE BRIDE'S PERSPECTIVE

DESCRIBE YOUR WEDDING VISION

We, ladies, all start planning our weddings at a very early stage in our life. I created my Pinterest board “My Dream Wedding” when I was 16…8 years ago! The themes have changed over the years from Christmas wedding to white and black to lavender to rustic. Rustic is very popular right now, but it was SO worth it. It was absolutely beautiful. Our biggest goal was that it felt like home, simple, but elegant, and it to be cozy and comfortable for everyone. Most of all, we learned it is not really about the table settings or the party favors, but that we had each other and were surrounded by love and support to start our new lives on an absolute high. D E S C R I B E Y O U R W E D D I N G D AY

Our wedding day could not have been better. It was beautiful, simple, and romantic. We were surrounded by so much love and support from family and friends from all over. We are so blessed and grateful to have had so many people come to celebrate with us. From the ceremony at the church showing how important our faith is to us and our relationship, to the reception and showing the importance

of our relationships with our family and friends. The whole day included little details that spoke from us and who we are and perfectly represented us as a couple. We could not be happier with how smoothly and beautifully the day turned out and will remember it forever with grateful and full hearts. YOUR ADVICE TO ENGAGED COUPLES

Our advice to engaged couples is to always make sure the other is heard in this process. The saying is that it is always about what the one person in the relationship wants (bride), but it is about the other person, too. It makes the other person feel special when you ask them for their opinion and do something they specifically would like to see. Engagement is a whole new level of a growing opportunity. You learn more about each other with certain things and it is so fun to plan something so special with your best friend. Another big thing to remember is to have fun with it and do not let others opinions change what you as a couple is wanting. Sometimes you need a mental break from wedding brain – make sure to take those opportunities so you don’t burn out!

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Venue & Décor Country Strong Events Photographer B Graves Photography Jeweler Jewelry Gallery Engagement Ring Hopman Jewelers Wedding Ring Caterer Nelson’s Chicken Cake & Cupcakes Adam’s Cake Shop Gown & Accessoriees I used my mother’s dress. It was a dream of mine! Hair Melody from US Male and Hair Flowers Martin’s Supermarket Music, DJ, & Uplighting EA Pro Music Makeup Makeup by Keria Tuxedo Louie’s Tux Shop


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Let us make your visions become reality CROWN PARTY RENTALS 620 N. Indiana Avenue, Crown Point, IN 46307

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Canopies . Tables . Chairs . Dancefloor . Staging . Linens . Wedding Items & much more!

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C R E AT I N G M E M O R I E S, O N E P E TA L AT A T I M E.

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SPECIALIZING IN FINE WEDD I NG A ND E NGAGE ME NT P HOTOGR A P H Y

MATT & JAYMI PHOTOGRAPHY Serving Indiana, Illinois, Michigan & Wisconsin

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A classic romance or a true love story, the library is a perfect setting for your wedding day. Host your guests in our brand new ballroom and spacious courtyard.

MONICA Z PHOTOGRAPHY

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Vendor Directory BEAUTY & HEALTH

Martin’s Super Markets 21 Locations • IN | (574) 361-0317 martins-supermarkets.com see ad on page 50

Century Center South Bend • IN | (574) 235-9711 centurycenter.org see ad on page 38

Merle Norman Cosmetics Highland • IN | (219) 924-1555 Crown Point • IN | (219) 662-8237 merlenorman.com see ad on page 43

Sweet-Em’s Cake Shoppe Goshen • IN | (574) 606-5517 sweetemscakeshoppe.com see ad on page 43

Country Strong Goshen • IN | (574) 202-9994 countrystrongevents.com see ad on page 51

Salon J Goshen • IN | (574) 971-5229 salonjgoshen.com see ad on page 75

CATERING Asparagus Merrillville • IN | (219) 794-0000 asparagusrestaurant.com see ad on page 74

DoubleTree By Hilton South Bend • IN | (574) 234-2000 doubletree3.hilton.com see ad on page 80

Jaclyn Sarnecki Northwest • IN | (219) 689-5079 see ad on page 52

BRIDAL GOWNS

Gino's Banquets by Ace Catering Hobart • IN | (219) 588-1800 ginosbanquets.com see ad on page 17

Elegance Wedding & Evening Wear Highland • IN | (219) 923-0977 elegancewedding.net see ad on page 69

Martin’s Super Markets 21 Locations • IN | (574) 361-0317 | martins-supermarkets.com see ad on page 50 Parea Valparaiso • IN | (219) 510-5428 parearestaurant.com see ad on page 3 Siam Marina Tinley Park • IN | (708) 407-8829 siammarina.com see ad on page 74

Here Comes The Dress Chesterton • IN | (219) 728-1328 herecomesthedress.com see ad on page 56

Theo's Dining Group Highland • IN | (219) 838-8000 theoshighland.com see ad on page 8

Lansing Cleaners Lansing • IL | (708) 474-2459 lansingcleaners.com see ad on page 73

CEREMONY & RECEPTIONS Aberdeen Manor Chapel Garden Ballroom Valparaiso • IN | (219) 465-7130 aberdeenmanor.com see ad on page 14 & 15

Simply Yours Bridal Boutique Granger • IN | (574) 204-2912 simplyyoursbridal.com see ad on page 53 Something Blue Bridal Boutique Schererville • IN | (219) 227-8832 somethingbluein.com see ad on page 12

Asparagus Merrillville • IN | (219) 794-0000 asparagusrestaurant.com see ad on page 74

CAKES & DESSERTS Calumet Bakery Lansing • IL | (708) 895-3700 calumetbakery.com see ad on page 20

Briar Ridge Country Club Schererville • IN | (219) 322-3660 briarridgecc.com see ad on page 75

Designer Desserts Valparaiso • IN | (219) 465-0008 designerdessertsbakery.com see ad on page 69 #T H E W E D D I N G M AG

Four Winds Casino Resort New Buffalo • MI | (866) 494-6371 fourwindscasino.com see ad on page 5 Friendship Botanic Gardens Michigan City • IN | (219) 878-9885 friendshipbotanicgardens.org see ad on page 44 Gino's Banquets by Ace Catering Hobart • IN | (219) 588-1800 ginosbanquets.com see ad on page 17 Halls of St George Schererville • IN | (219) 865-9411 hallsofstgeorge.com see ad on page 80 Hellenic Cultural Center Merrillville • IN | (219) 718-1437 hellenicculturalcenter.net see ad on page 73 Inn at Harbor Shores St Joseph • MI | (269) 408-9114 innatharborshores.com see ad on page 4 Innsbrook Country Club Merrillville • IN | (219) 980-9060 innsbrookcc.com see ad on page 22

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Marion Magnolia Farms Cassopolis • MI | (269) 262-2518 marionmagnoliafarms.com see ad on page 20 Marquette Park Gary • IN | (219) 938-7362 marquetteparkgary.org see ad on page 48 Meadow Brook Barn Goshen • IN | (574) 361-8751 meadowbrookbarn.com see ad on page 52 Morris Park Country Club South Bend • IN | (574) 233-9474 morrisparkcc.com see ad on page 45 North Shore Event Center Benton Harbor • MI | (269) 934-5667 northshoreeventcenter.com see ad on page 83 Palais Royale South Bend • IN | (574) 235-5612 palaisroyale.org see ad on page 72 Parea Valparaiso • IN | 219) 510-5428 parearestaurant.com see ad on page 3 Rock Run Creek Barn Goshen • IN | (574) 238-7972 rockruncreek.com see ad on page 9 Siam Marina Tinley Park • IL | (708) 407-8829 siammarina.com see ad on page 74 Signature Banquets Lowell • IN | (219) 696-7696 signaturebanquets.com see ad on page 12 St. Joe County Public Library South Bend • IN | (574) 235-4494 sjcpl.org/venues see ad on page 76

Avenue912 Griffith • IN | (219) 306-6790 avenue912events.com see ad on page 42

Chicagoland Popcorn Merrillville • IN | (219) 940-1140 chicagolandpopcorn.com see ad on page 12

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Anderson's Winery Valparaiso • IN | (219) 464-4936 andersonswinery.com see ad on page 40

Emerson House La Porte • IN | (219) 262-1056 experienceemerson.com see ad on page 16

Lighthouse Restaurant & Private Dining Cedar Lake • IN | (219) 374-9283 cedarlakelighthouse.com see ad on page 2

St Joe Farm Granger • IN | (574) 360-3338 stjoefarm.com see ad on page 36 Gabis Arboretum Valparaiso • IN | (219) 384-1537 see ad on page 56

The Embers at Signal Point Niles • MI | (574) 298-3703 theembersatsignalpoint.com see ad on page 77


The Farmhouse Restaurant at Fair Oaks Farms Fair Oaks • IN | (219) 394-2697 fofarms.com/farmhouse see ad on page 24 The Hall at Oakland Park Nappanee • IN | (574) 773-1001 oakland-hall.com see ad on page 4 The J Weaver Barn Goshen • IN | (574) 238-7972 thejweaverbarn.com see ad on page 9 The Market Gatherings & Events Valparaiso • IN | (219) 531-0162 themarketvalpo.com see ad on page 21 The Morris Estate Niles • MI | (269) 684-4443 themorrisestate.com see ad on page 84 Theo's Dining Group Highland • IN | (219) 838-8000 theoshighland.com see ad on page 8

Spinnin' Productions (219) 805-2754 djshaunkelly.com see ad on page 57 EVENT RENTALS AAYS Event Rentals Mishawaka • IN | (574) 256-1110 aaysrental.com see ad on page 3

Crown Party Rentals Crown Point • IN | (219) 661-3866 crownpartyrentals.com see ad on page 74

Emerson House La Porte • IN | (219) 262-1056 experienceemerson.com see ad on page 16

FINANCE & INSURANCE

Four Winds Casino Resort New Buffalo • MI | (866) 494-6371 fourwindscasino.com see ad on page 5

Edward Jones John Beck Elkhart • IN | (574) 389-8616 edwardjones.com see ad on page 54 FLORAL

DÉCOR

Dixon's Florist Munster • IN | (219) 836-1668 see ad on page 80

CLP Events Merrillville • IN | (219) 940-1140 see ad on page 12 Kim Eldridge Special Events Northwest • IN | (219) 871-9133 kimeldridgespecialevents.com see ad on page 69 Merry Me Events Edwardsburg • MI | (574) 532-5588 merrymeevents.com see ad on page 20 DJ'S & MUSIC Events by ProShow Mishawaka • IN | (574) 255-1200 proshowdj.com see ad on page 77 Gaska String Quartet South Bend • IN | (574) 229-0422 see ad on page 52

HOTEL & ACCOMMODATIONS DoubleTree By Hilton South Bend • IN | (574) 234-2000 doubletree3.hilton.com see ad on page 80

Burns Special Events Mishawaka • IN | (574) 259-4807 burnsrentals.com see ad on page 82

Burns Special Events Mishawaka • IN | (574) 259-4807 burnsrentals.com see ad on page 82

Snapdragon Designs Mishawaka • IN | (574) 276-6199 snapdragon-designs.com see ad on page 75

Burns Special Events Mishawaka • IN | (574) 259-4807 burnsrentals.com see ad on page 82

Whispering Oaks Event Venue DeMotte • IN | (219) 863-5542 whisperingoaksvenue.org see ad on page 68 AAYS Event Rentals Mishawaka • IN | (574) 256-1110 aaysrental.com see ad on page 3

Poppies South Bend • IN | (574) 243-5703 see ad on page 44

Inn at Harbor Shores St Joseph • MI | (269) 408-9114 innatharborshores.com see ad on page 4 INVITATIONS Merry Me Events Edwardsburg • MI | (574) 532-5588 merrymeevents.com see ad on page 14 JEWELRY

Eden Floral Events Dyer • IN | (219) 218-8315 edenfloralevents.com see ad on page 54

Brad's Designs & Jewelry Crown Point • IN | (219) 663-5801 bradsdesignsandjewelry.com see ad on page 43

Kristina Lynn Floral Schererville • IN | (219) 865-8663 kristinalynnfloral.com see ad on page 69

PHOTOGRAPHY

La Petite Fleuriste Crown Point • IN | (219) 308-9161 lpf-design.com see ad on page 16 Martin’s Super Markets 21 Locations • IN | (574) 361-0317 martins-supermarkets.com see ad on page 50 Matzke Florist Elkhart • IN | (574) 293-5657 matzkeflorist.com see ad on page 73 Merry Me Events Edwardsburg • MI | (574) 532-5588 merrymeevents.com see ad on page 20

Alicia Marie's Photography Northwest • IN | (219) 218-5281 aliciamariesphotographynwi.com see ad on page 44 B Graves Photography Northern • IN bgravesphotography.com see ad on page 4 JB Photography Nappanee • IN | (574) 221-1044 photography-jb.com see ad on page 50

Shane Cleminson Photography Highland • IN | (219) 670-5268 shanecleminson.com see ad on page 8 TRANSPORTATION Epic Limo Valparaiso • IN | (219) 462-5466 epiclimoinc.com see ad on page 50 WEDDING PLANNING Kim Eldridge Special Events Northwest • IN | (219) 871-9133 kimeldridgespecialevents.com see ad on page 69 Merry Me Events Edwardsburg • MI | (574) 532-5588 merrymeevents.com see ad on page 20 SHEdesigns Northwest • IN | (219) 508-9451 see ad on page 16 BRIDAL SHOWS Bridal Spectacular indianabridalspectacular.net see ad on page 56 NWI Bridal Expo nwibridalexpo.com see ad on page 13

The best wedding venues and vendors. Find local wedding vendors at theweddingmag.com

Matt & Jaymi Photography Hobart • IN | (219) 973-9041 mattandjaymi.com see ad on page 76 Monica Z Photography Michigan City • IN | (219) 229-0796 monicazphotography.com see ad on page 54

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C R E AT I N G B E A U T I F U L W E D D I N G S F O R 30 Y E A R S SHANE CLEMINSON PHOTOGRAPHY

We know your wedding is the most important day of your life. So whether you’re dreaming of an intimate gathering or extravagant celebration, we’re committed to every detail.

Where the little things mean everything. C A L L F O R W E D D I N G C O N S U LT A T I O N A P P O I N T M E N T

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The perfect place to gather and celebrate. ACCOMMODATES UP TO 1,000 GUESTS. THREE BEAUTIFUL ROOMS THE ADRIATIC, THE MEDITERRANEAN AND THE LOUNGE.

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A LIFE EVENT. A MEMORY.

Located near the gorgeous shores of Lake Michigan, North Shore Event Center features a stunning 7-acre private venue space that can hold over 200 guests. Let North Shore Event Center help you achieve the reception of your dreams!

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All Inclusive Wedding Experience At The Morris Estate, hospitality is our cornerstone. We’re prepared to arrange every detail of your perfect day. Our wedding coordinators are here to relieve stress and take care of all the details from the moment you say ‘Yes’ to saying ‘I do.’ A vintage Chapel and elegant Tent make for a picture perfect destination wedding. Luxurious, on-site lodging completes your wedding weekend, and our in-house catering offers a menu for any occasion. Trust The Morris Estate to turn your wedding dreams into reality.

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