Posts Tagged ‘ outdoor weddings ’

Kristine & Ryan – 9/7/2013

Kristine & Ryan hosted a sophisticated and gorgeous day in Spicer, MN on the day they were wed. After the ceremony when they said those special vows to one another, they headed to the historic Spicer Castle for the celebration. Guests were greeted with a yummy popcorn bar and a bar stocked with mason jars for their drinks throughout the night. Guests found their table via their escort “cards” & favors – mini hot sauce bottles! The tables were beautifully decorated with some flowers from the mother-of-the-bride’s garden and burlap-wrapped wine bottles as table numbers…oh – and cakes on every table! Guests loved that touch. 🙂 Dinner was served by Big River Pizza – who cooked the pizzas in a woodfire oven on-site…YUM! After some toasts, cake cutting and their first dance as husband & wife, the party began. What a fun group this was to be around all day – and an adorable Bride & Groom. Congrats!

The Line-Up:

Ceremony – Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church
Reception venue – Spicer Castle
Catering – Big River Pizza
Cakes – Timeless Traditions Cakes and Confections
DJ – Shooting Star Sound & Lights
Florist – Friendor
Photography – Heidi Shub Photography
Popcorn – Doc Popcorn
Rentals – South Central Rental
Bar & Servers – Green Mill

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All Photos by Heidi Shub Photography

Morganne & Seth – 8/31/2013

Morganne & Seth were such a great couple to work with planning their big day. They utilized Bride Support’s premium package after finding the perfect venue and a couple vendors – but wanting help with finishing up the vendor searches and taking care of all of the details. They hosted their guests at the gorgeous Camrose Flower Farm in Stillwater – and gorgeous, it certainly was! Yes, the sun was a little warm (and I sweated more than any other wedding) – the joy and love from their friends was even warmer. Guests were greeted with mason jars & straws for filling up with iced tea or water and the program fans were a big hit. Oh – and the Groom’s mother put together quilt pieces for guests to sign as a “guest book” – which will then be made into a blanket for the couple’s new home…what a unique idea! Their sweet ceremony was a great reflection of them and they were finally man and wife. 🙂 After a cocktail hour filled with yard games, standing in front of fans and cold drinks in their glasses, guests found their seats for dinner at tables named after iconic street names in the Twin Cities. The meal by Brasa was a bit hit (as always) and then the party started. Bellagala’s DJ filled the dance floor, the smores bar & photo booth opened and fun was had by all.

Congrats, you two!

Morganne & Seth gave the following review…

“Best decision I made in regards to our wedding was hiring Bride Support! Meredith made our wedding day completely flawless, and I am not exaggerating. Everyone is raving about our day and there is no way that would be happening without Meredith having her hand in it!

She pointed me in the right direction for almost all of our vendors, and coordinated all the communication with them in the weeks and day of the wedding. It was such a relief to have someone so professional, honest and genuinely invested in our day.

Meredith worked her tail off making our day perfect, she didn’t stop all night. Her hard work paid off, I don’t think we would have enjoyed our wedding half as much without her, we would have been too busy with vendors. If you’re on the fence about hiring a planner, hire Bride Support, you absolutely will not regret your decision. My mother-in-law even complimented Meredith and she doesn’t compliment anyone! :)”

The Line-Up:

Venue – Camrose Flower Farm
Hair – Salon George
Makeup – Mani Mela
Photography & Photo booth – Callie V Photography
Videography – Spruce Video
Catering – Brasa
DJ – Bellagala
Cake – Buttercream
Bartending – With a Twist Bartending
Officiant – Rev. Amy Riesenberg
Rentals – Ultimate Events

 

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Guests signed quilt squares in lieu of a guest book – later to be made into a quilt for the newlyweds.

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Tables were named after iconic streets in the Twin Cities that had meaning to the couple.

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All photos by Callie V Photography

Denise & Nathan – 6/30/12

What a day filled with family, love and laughter! The emotional warmth was palpable and it was an honor to be a part of such a special, family-oriented day!

Denise & Nathan brought Bride Support along for the ride of planning their outdoor summer wedding in MN. The groom’s parents had hosted a wedding before, so they were prepared – which was good, because a lot goes into a wedding at home! We helped the couple shop for all their vendors – including wedding tent rental (for both ceremony and reception) and helped them navigate the wedding planning waters. With their soft spirits, outgoing personalities and desire for one another – they were fun to work with.

They incorporated a lot of fun traditions from the bride’s home – Ireland – which was a lot of fun to see. And luckily – a lot of family and friends were able to be here for the big day, as well! The ceremony was very sentimental with lots of personal readings and touches and the guests enjoyed a beautiful Minnesota evening filled with good food, music, cake and fun.

What a joy it is to see a bride & groom enjoying themselves and their guests – congrats, Denise & Nate!

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All Photos by Studio 220