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I’m not quite sure what I love most about this wedding just yet. Maybe it’s the gorgeous ceremony venue, the soft and romantic color palette, Allison’s sapphire ring. Her shoes?! Oh, her shoes. And, did I mention the ceremony venue?








Lemongrass Photography


Photographer: Lemongrass Photography | Floral Designer: The Flower Bin | Reception Venue: Sodexo | Dress Store: Fantastic Finds | Cake Designer: Tiers Of Elegance | DJ: DJs Direct | Ceremony Location: White Chapel | Makeup Artist: EyeMAX | Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Men’s Wearhouse

A simple white wedding shoe, with a peep toe and satin ribbon detail. Yes, please!


Amy Rae Photography

Okay. So, this morning’s pair of shoes are quite special to me. They feature the feet of a dear friend, and former “little sister” from cheerleading in high school. Silly and sentimental, yes. But, she wed this past Winter in the Philippines, where she now lives with her husband. Her punch of orange was the perfect touch to their wedding. And, in flipping through her wedding photos last night, I couldn’t help but be excited for her.


MangoRed

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This beautiful wedding from Avery House features a gorgeous, organic color palette set in the backdrop of The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.  The couple, as beautiful of their own wedding, worked to incorporate their love of nature and adventure, and knew that the Nature Museum was a perfect fit.











Avery House


Photographer: Avery House | Event Planner: Katie Parker Weddings | Ceremony / Reception Venue: The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Some of you may have heard (and others not), but out dear blogger friend, Annie of Marry You Me just jetted off to London for the next few months as they take part in a semester abroad (super jealous).  Besides being super excited for her (and missing her here in the States), a few of us teamed up to send her and her hubby some well wishes as they enjoy Europe for a while.

If you get a chance, be sure to drop by her blog and wish her well!

And, thanks to Jacin of Lovely Little Details for putting together this Bon Voyage card for Annie.

 







Pam Cooley Photography


To view more photos from Chanel and Blake’s wedding day, be sure to check out their gallery.


Photographer: Pam Cooley Photography | Reception Venue: The Waterhouse | Floral Designer: Garden Gate Floral, Bittersweet Floral

Nothing gets me quite excited like a Midwest wedding oozing with gorgeousness. The colors, the backdrop, the details, the bicycle? Oh, and did I mention a horse? And, the flowers. Oh, the flowers. Peonies, ranunculas, billy balls, hypericum berries, babies breath. I could go on. While I would love to, I want to share this wedding more. Stay tuned for part two later today, and the full gallery of images from Pam Cooley. Now, go get your swoon on.






Pam Cooley Photography


Photographer: Pam Cooley Photography | Reception Venue: The Waterhouse | Floral Designer: Garden Gate Floral, Bittersweet Floral

Two things I love about this wedding other than its simplicity. One, it’s in Colorado. And, two, it’s in Estes Park. One of my absolutely favorite spots in the world.








Jennifer Schumacher Photography



Photographer: Jennifer Schumacher Photography | Reception Venue: Aspen Lodge | Florist: Blooms Mountain Floral | Cake Designer: Slice The Designer Cake Studio | Band: Lonesome Ridge | Officiant: Sunflower Weddings

Tomorrow, I will be taking a blogging break to pay respect to those who lost their lives in the Japan earthquake last week, and in an effort to raise awareness for For Japan With Love. A big thank you to Lydia at Ever Ours and Lucia at Utterly Engaged for rallying together to encourage everyone to donate to send ShelterBoxes to Japan.






Under Grace Photo


To view more photos from Tiffany and Trae’s wedding day, be sure to check out their gallery.


Photographer: Under Grace Photo | Ceremony Venue: Missouri Botanical Gardens | Reception Venue: Forest Park Visitor and Education Center | Event Planner: Events Luxe, LLC | Favors and Gifts: Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company, Paper Acorn | Floral Designer: Rachel Flowers | Dress Store: Maiden Voyage Bridal | Other: Toni Federici, Mia’s Closet | Cake Designer: Celebrating Life Cakes, Beck’s Gluten Free | Lighting: Exclusive Events, Inc. | Transportation: Tour St. Louis | Jewelry: Whimsea Designs, SomethingXtraSpecial