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Beaulieu Garden wedding

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Karin and Patrick’s Beaulieu Garden wedding in Napa Valley, California was the picture of timelessness. From the black tie attire to the gorgeous garden setting, these two celebrated their marriage with a dreamy affair. During the planning process, I mostly communicated with their wonderful wedding planner, Poppati Events. She specializes in Minnesota and destination weddings […]

Karin & Patrick | Timeless Wedding in Napa, California

Nov 30

Real Wedding

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Black tie Ashery Lane Farm wedding

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Jena and Sam tied the knot on September 17, 2022. Their Ashery Lane Farm wedding was a stunning day with black tie attire and dreamy details. This wedding day was planned to perfection! Every last detail of this formal Ashery Lane Farm wedding was gorgeous. The vendor team really came together to create a beautiful […]

Jena & Sam | Formal Wedding at Ashery Lane Farm

Nov 21

Real Wedding

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Machine Shop wedding

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Erika and Josh’s garden party inspired Machine Shop wedding was so dreamy. The spring color palette felt sweet and sophisticated, and I used this inspiration for their wedding invitation suite and signage. I simply love that color is back on trend for weddings! The palette for this day was modern, yet still timeless. This wedding […]

Erika & Josh | Garden Party Wedding at Machine Shop

Nov 15

Wedding

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Styled shoot at Bavaria Downs

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This moody, fairytale-inspired styled shoot at Bavaria Downs was the picture of modern wedding design. If you like dark colors and unique touches, this shoot should serve as major inspiration. A dream team of Minnesota wedding vendors got together in May 2022 to combine their skills and put together this dark fantasy wedding day. Styled […]

Moody Fairytale Styled Shoot at Bavaria Downs

Nov 15

Styled Shoot

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If you are anything like me, you love a good checklist that you can easily follow along with. Well, guess what…. (drumroll please)… I created a printable ultimate wedding stationery checklist and timeline for you! It covers everything and anything you could think of for your wedding stationery needs. No need to feel overwhelmed by […]

The Ultimate Wedding Stationer Checklist + Timeline

Mar 3

Tips & Tools

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A note from the Bride Jill was amazing to work with! She was wonderful at listening to our vision and improving it with her design knowledge. We wanted our invitations and everything else to stand out, which they did and we received so many compliments! She was also great about providing different options in terms […]

Lindsey & Troy | Black Tie Wedding at Lafayette Club . Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota

Mar 2

Real Wedding

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Sometimes “getting there” is almost as fun as the destination itself and that sentiment certainly holds true in wedding planning. Anna and Ty took the “chore” out of invitation assembly by making it a full-blown party. They rounded up drinks, donuts, and good friends to turn a tedious task into an evening to remember. No. […]

Host the Ultimate Invitation Assembly Party

Mar 2

Tips & Tools

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For my final pre-wedding Real Bride post, I’ve saved the best for last. You know it—wedding stationery! After designing our save-the-dates and seeing our names come together in print, it certainly made everything even more special. Personally speaking, creating and designing our wedding paper has been the most memorable part of the planning, although I might be […]

Wedding Stationery Q&A

Sep 12

Wedding Planning

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  All the little details from the proposal to the wedding day can be very overwhelming. A lot goes into getting married, and after that special day, we jet off on a vacation of a lifetime. Planning the perfect honeymoon takes just as much time as planning the perfect wedding. With Bryan’s work travel schedule, and […]

Honeymoon Planning with Travel Planners

Aug 15

Wedding Planning

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Flowers have always been at the top of the priority list for my wedding. They should be there to complement, but not overwhelm, and finding the right florist is no small task. When researching florists, I kept these key factors at the top of my mind: matching style and aesthetic, on the same page in terms of […]

3 Tips for Finding a Florist

Jul 18

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