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Eeeek – I am beyond honored to share Nadia and Brendan’s romantic blush and gold wedding day at Room 1520 in Chicago on the blog today! These two and this day were perfect. You might remember these two from earlier this year when we met for their late winter/early spring engagement session… And even though […]

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Hey friends! It’s been a bit since my last Friday Five blog post, but no worries I’ve got another fun one for you 😀 Today, I’m sharing my favorite things… Summer edition! 1. Our Wedding Anniversary Oh yeah, each of our summers would not officially begin until we celebrate our wedding anniversary! This year we […]

PERSONAL

My Favorite Things of Summer | Friday Five

Earlier this year, I had the honor of sharing a conversation with Emily of Poppie Studios (formerly known as Wild Leaf Collaborative). During the interview, we loved diving into finding your creative community. I’m excited to share the video feature with you today! From Emily – “When we start our journeys as creative small business […]

FOR CREATIVES

Finding Your Creative Community | Poppie Studios Feature

Today I’m sharing Stephanie and Harith’s romantic wedding day at The Orpheum in Champaign! From the Bride Harith and I met freshman year of college. I was in the lobby of my best friend’s, Myra’s, dorm playing board games with her and some of our other friends when he walked by. Myra and Harith had […]

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Romantic Wedding Day at The Orpheum in Champaign, Illinois | Stephanie + Harith

Another summer wedding day is hitting the blog! I’m excited to share Kendall and Andrew’s rustic elegance wedding at Town & Country Events! Back in January 2018, I met Kendall at the Majestically Yours Bridal Show. She had seen and loved my photos from sweet Kristin and David’s wedding before meeting me, and then we […]

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Rustic Elegance Wedding at Town & Country Events in Milford, Illinois | Kendall + Andrew

It’s the season of weddings, weddings, and more weddings! I’m honored to share Katie and Sebastian’s summer wedding day at Erin’s Pavilion on the blog! My sweet friend Kate Spencer connected me to Katie and Sebastian last spring, and I’m thankful for the connection! This couple is laid back, kind, and so so fun together. […]

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Summer Wedding Day at Erin’s Pavilion in Springfield, IL | Katie + Sebastian

Can you believe we’re already halfway through the year?! The month of June started with a happy birthday FaceTime with our niece in Alaska before photographing a summer wedding day. Then we rolled into the first week of the month complete with meetings with brides, an engagement session, and maternity photos for my dear cousin […]

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June 2019 Recap | My Life Mondays

Friends, this was my first visit to this location, and I can promise that I will be back! I just adored Antonia and John’s sunset engagement session at Cantigny Park! Antonia and John were friends long before they fell in love. These two met at work and that was where everything started! Last fall when […]

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Sunset Engagement Session at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois | Antonia + John

Yay, I’m honored to share this fairytale Chicagoland wedding day on the blog! That’s right, Sarah and Gene’s wedding day was just that… A fairytale! Two of my favorites, Colette and Alfonso, connected me to this couple, and I am forever grateful. And I’m guessing you remember this gorgeous couple from their engagement session last […]

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Fairytale Chicagoland Wedding Day at Petergof in Northbrook, Illinois | Sarah + Gene

So excited to share this boho wedding day at Hamilton’s on the Lake! You might remember these two from their farm engagement session last fall. They are the sweetest, and I’m honored to share more about their love story and wedding day with you! From the bride… We have known each other for years, crossing […]

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Boho Wedding Day at Hamilton’s on the Lake in Jacksonville, Illinois | Lauren + Alex

Happy dancing! Help me welcome my gal pals from Elite Bridal to the blog where they’ll be sharing the ultimate guide for the perfect bridal appointment! Congrats, Bride! You said ‘Yes!’ to your significant other, now it’s time to say yes to your wedding dress! Finding a wedding dress can be stressful, but it doesn’t […]

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The Ultimate Guide for the Perfect Bridal Appointment with Elite Bridal