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Eeeek… I LOVE wedding styles + themes! There are so many ideas, trends, and unique touches that each and every wedding offers. But, how do you go about defining your wedding style?   Ask yourself… How would you describe your style? What colors/textures are you drawn to? Are you focusing on a theme? What do you […]


February 20, 2019

Defining Your Wedding Style | Wedding Wednesday

Within the last few years, I have had the honor to go alongside my best friends, sister-in-law, and other family members as they shopped for wedding dresses! Goodness, these days make me gush with happiness to be there to support my friends and to experience weddings from another perspective. You probably already guessed it, but […]


February 15, 2019

My Advice for Wedding Dress Shopping | Wedding Wednesday

In today’s digital age, we all have to admit that technology plays a huge role in keeping all of us connected and “plugged in”. Day after day, I see technology impacting my business, helping me reach more of my people, and ultimately, allowing me to build relationships and serve my people. With this, I have […]


January 30, 2019

FaceTime Your Wedding Photographer | Wedding Wednesday

This Wedding Wednesday post is coming at ya with a little twist! Throughout each wedding season and year after year, I usually end up with a handful of behind the scenes photos. Thanks to my hubby and some amazing second shooters – that’s without a doubt! I always love feedback from brides and supporters of […]


December 26, 2018

Behind the Scenes of Wedding Season 2018 | Wedding Wednesday

It’s here, it’s here! The Pantone color of the year for 2019… Living coral! This bright, energetic color may seem like a challenge, but don’t worry, it can be styled so well! One of my 2018 brides, Kait, was on-trend (well, really ahead of the trend!) for her October bohemian elegance wedding day and incorporated […]


December 12, 2018

Pantone Color of the Year 2019 – Living Coral | Wedding Wednesday

Karlie and Stephen’s wedding day was my last wedding of the year, and it was a wonderful day to wrap up the 2018 wedding season! These two go back seven years (my fav!) to Northern Illinois University where they met while they were out one night. They have been pretty inseparable since the beginning and […]


December 6, 2018

November Ruffled Feathers Golf Club Wedding in Lemont, Illinois | Karlie + Stephen

It’s officially engagement season, and all of the love in the air has me thinking about the importance of wedding photography and videography. Think about your wedding day whether it was years ago, you’re engaged and planning, or you’re dreaming of your day… What is one thing you wish you could have had or one […]


December 5, 2018

Investing in Wedding Photography and Videography | Wedding Wednesday

More fall wedding goodness coming your way today! Lakyn and James are one of the kindest couples, and I’m so excited to share more about their love story and wedding day with you. These two met through their Illinois College connections but not while they were attending Illinois College… It wasn’t until post-graduation that they […]


November 29, 2018

November Illinois College Wedding Day in Jacksonville, Illinois | Lakyn + James

This wedding day was a dream!  Meet Colette and Alfonso. They are the sweetest couple, and the perfect match. These two light up a room with their charming, kinds, and silly personalities, and I love them so! These two met at Western Illinois University in 2007 during art history class. They had mutual friends at […]


November 23, 2018

The Westin Chicago Northwest Wedding in Itasca, Illinois | Colette + Alfonso

You know those perfect fall days that you picture in your head? Sunshine, fall temperatures, a light breeze, and of course, fall colors… This wedding day encompassed all of those things and more – it was the most perfect fall wedding day for Justine and Kurt. These two met at Illinois College. Kurt was working […]


November 16, 2018

Western Illinois Youth Camp Wedding in Jacksonville, Illinois | Justine + Kurt