Archive for the ‘ Weddings ’ Category

Debbie & Paul – 8/15/2014

Debbie & Paul hosted such a fun wedding for their friends & family. It was a beautiful day on the river in St Paul when these two wed – and we were honored to be a part of it!

The ceremony included an adorable reading of a book about love, the bridal party looked cool & casual and the guests waved ribbon wands as the bride & groom were announced man and wife. Hooray! Oh – and the bride’s unique DIY brooch bouquet was an eye-catcher…so fun! Guests enjoyed the beautiful scenery during cocktail hour and dinner and partied all night to celebrate this special occasion. Congrats, you two!


The Line-Up:

Venue: Harriet Island
Photography: M.E. Photos – Kara Knutson
Flowers: Lakeside Floral
Beauty: Phresh Spa and Salon on Grand Ave
Ceremony Music: Calla String Quartet
Catering: Lake Elmo Inn
Ceiling Draping: Avant Decor
Photobooth: Event Photobooths
Rentals: Apres
Transportation: Stillwater Trolley
Reception Entertainment: Tom Schoolmeesters Professional Deejay & Lighting Services
















All Photos by M.E. Photos

Kate & Bill – 8/9/2014

A casual yet lovely day for Kate & Bill was just perfect and “them” for their wedding day. The Weisman is such a unique and beautiful setting – paired with the gorgeous flowers from A Day in Provence and tasty treats from Common Roots – this wedding was a looker.

The ceremony within the gallery was an easy-going, romantic one with a stunning bride and handsome groom dedicating their lives to one another. Guests mingled during cocktail hour – looking at the artwork, brushing up on their Minnesota trivia and checking out the travel-themed elements that the couple incorporated. The rest of the night was a fun celebration of a beautiful couple – congrats, you two! 🙂


The Line-Up:

Venue: Weisman Art Museum
Photography: Betsy Wall Photography
Flowers: A Day in Provence
Catering: Common Roots
Reception Entertainment: Instant Request
Rentals: Apres












All Photos by Betsy Wall Photography

Danielle & Eric – 7/26/14

What a gorgeous wedding this one was! Aria never disappoints – and Danielle had put together the perfect combo of peachy-pinks and decor elements that made the day feel bright, summery and chic. My favorite element of the day was the mini succulent pots as escort cards – so sweet! Providing day of coordination for this MN wedding was all of our pleasure. Congratulations, Danielle & Eric!

The Line-Up:

Venue – Aria
Beauty – Julie Swenson Beauty
Florals – Forever in Bloom
Photography – JM Photography
Catering – The Deco Catering
Dessert – Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
DJ – Mini Apple Entertainment
Photo booth – The Studio MPLS



(All Photos by JM Photography)

Meghan & Paul – 6/29/2014

Meghan & Paul were such a fun couple to work with and their wedding was definitely one of the most memorable ones of the year! A mere NINE days before their wedding was to take place, we got word that their venue had been flooded from all the rainfall we had received and we could no longer host the wedding there. Thankfully, Meghan & Paul put their faith and trust in us and we found them a new venue and re-routed all of the plans to make it work at the new setting. The wedding was so beautiful, everything fell together well with the help of many flexible vendors and everyone was as happy as ever. It was so satisfying to hear Meghan & Paul say how much they loved the last-minute venue and how pleased they were with the day…whew! 🙂

The ceremony took place out on the lawn in front of an old school house on the historical grounds of Gibbs Farm – it was warm and sunny, just as it needed to be. The couple “planted” a tree as their unity ceremony – I always love seeing the unique unity rituals couples do as a part of their ceremony. Reverend Derek did a beautiful ceremony, as always – and then they were finally hitched! Guests enjoyed milling about the tent and barn for the cocktail hour and reception – while listening to fabulous acoustic guitar tunes and enjoying the tasty food and cheesecake – yum! Sara’s Photo Booth kept people entertained, as well, and it was a lovely, intimate, relaxed Sunday wedding. Congrats, Meghan & Kyle!


The Line-Up:

Venue: Gibbs Farm
Photography: Maren Cotton Photography
Flowers: Marah Cole Designs
Beauty: Make Up Ready
Officiant: Rev. Derek Kiewatt
Reception Music: Timothy Howe Music
Catering: Deco Catering
Dessert: Cafe Latte
Photobooth: Sara’s Photo Booth
Rentals: Apres
Tent: Ultimate Events
Ceiling Decor: Deckci Decor


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All Photos by Maren Cotton Photography

Jessica & Michael – 3/15/14

Jessica & Michael had such a lovely and fun wedding in St Paul this spring. With a romantic ceremony in the court room at the Landmark Center – and beautiful floral decor by the bride’s grandmother – they were finally man & wife and moved the party over a couple blocks to the Science Museum for the rest of the night. It just so happened that the featured exhibit at the museum at the time of their wedding was dinosaurs – which they were more than OK with! They took full advantage of pictures with the dinos and even used dinosaurs for their cake topper and kids’ gifts at their place settings. With a delicious dinner by Lancer Catering, a fun mad-lib card for guests to fill out, a fun photobooth and a great dance – this crew had no problem partying all night! Congrats, Jessica & Michael!

The Line-Up:

Photography: Studio 220 Photography
Ceremony Venue: Landmark Center
Beauty Services: Julie Swenson Beauty
Officiant: Minnesota Officiants
Catering: Lancer Catering
Flowers: Family member
DJ: Instant Request
Cake: Buttercream
Photo Booth: Complete Photo Booth

































All Photos by Studio 220 Photography

Alison & Dustin – 2/22/14

Ali & Dustin came to Bride Support for full-service help with their Minnesota winter wedding. They were a blast to work with and the wedding was beautiful!

Guests joined together at the couple’s church in Shakopee to witness them becoming one unit through the vows they promised to each other. With the beautiful guitar stylings of Timothy Howe and a upbeat recessional dance – the ceremony was sweet, meaningful and fun. The couple then greeted their guests at the reception venue – Turtle’s Social Centre – for the party! The couple had named each table after a part of Italy (where they were soon to honeymoon) – along with fun facts and some beautiful centerpieces. The guestbook was a unique one – some cartoon drawings made by a friend that guests then colored in and wrote notes on. There was a photo memory table of loved ones and a gorgeous cake, as well! Guests were wined and dined and then partied all night!

What a great group of family & friends this was – who traveled from near and far on one of the worst winter-driving weekends I can remember in a long time to be there with Ali & Dustin.

Congrats, you two!

The Line-Up:

Ceremony Site – Cross of Peace Lutheran Church
Reception Venue – Turtle’s 1890 Social Centre
Photography – Brian Bossany Photography
Videography – Highlights Videography
Flowers – KMB Floral
Ceremony Music – Timothy Howe
Rentals – Festivities
Cake – Queen of Cakes
Transportation – Black Tie Limo
DJ – Bellagala


Alison & Dustin wrote the following review…

Meredith of Bride Support was hands down the best investment I made while planning my wedding. I could not have done it without her.

I went with the (full-service) package which may seem like unnecessary expense to some but you get your investment back in regards to keeping your sanity as you can have he tpeace in mind that Meredith has it handled.

I was never more thankful for Meredith than the week leading up to my wedding as I came down with a horrible cold -as in laying in bed all day completely out of it. Because I trusted that Meredith had it all handled, I was able to focus more on making sure I got well instead of freaking out that I still needed to do X,Y,Z.

The morning of the wedding was also stress free for me as I knew that Meredith was working on getting the ceremony location and reception ready. It is a wonderful feeling that you have someone who is completely on the same page with you regarding decoration so you don’t have to worry about having to explain to your vision to whoever is setting up that day and hoping they get it right.

Meredith puts together a very detailed hand-out to everyone in the bridal party so that everyone is on the same page and allows the day to run as smoothly as possible (barring stuff that always comes up).

Based on how smoothly the day seemed to run to guests along with the amazing décor that Meredith helped me come up with we are still getting compliments on how wonderful our wedding was from our guests.

In summary, as my review title says, save your sanity and hire Meredith – be it her premium package or her day-of package. I promise you will not regret it!”


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All Photos by Brian Bossany Photography

Sara & Robb – 2/1/14

Sara & Robb were such a sweet couple to work with! They hosted a glamorous wedding day at Aria that was beautiful in every facet. Guests arrived and signed quilt squares as a guestbook and then got seated for the ceremony. After a sweet and personal ceremony – the couple was announced man & wife and during the kiss came a balloon drop – what fun! Guests enjoyed the beauty of Aria during cocktail hour in the foyer and then were welcomed back into the main hall for dinner & dancing. Guests were treated to a yummy dessert buffet after dinner and took home cute little hot chocolate favors put together by the bride. What a fun day – congrats you two!

Sara & Robb wrote the following review…

“I used Bride Support for the day-of-coordinator services and it was the best money I spent for the entire event. Meredith made sure everything ran smoothly and was ready to go. I didn’t have to worry or stress about a single thing the whole day. It was wonderful!! I highly recommend using her services.”

The Line-Up:

Venue: Aria
Photography: Bellagala
Flowers: Sadie’s Floral
Balloon Drop: The Corner Balloon Shoppe
DJ: Bellagala
Catering: CRAVE
Bakery: Sweet Retreat
Linens: Linen Effects












All Photography by Bellagala