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Briana & Kristian were married this past Saturday at Bella Amore on Enchanted Acres. Bella Amore looks like a luxury stone castle in the heart of Tuscany. Not only is it the picture of romance, it was also the perfect venue to bring this bride and groom’s story full circle. Briana and Kristian first locked […]

Briana & Kris: A Snowy Wedding at Bella Amore

2/24/21

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Christmas came early for Christian and Carrie. December 19th was both cold and gusty, but the excitement of Mr. and Mrs. Lament’s celebration made the day pleasant and full of warmth! Their wedding was the picture of Christmas romance. Evergreens and twinkle lights created a beautiful winter glow in St. Michael’s Hall. Deep red roses […]

Carrie & Christian: A Christmas Wedding at Sacred Heart

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2/16/21

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Guests gathered near John and Emily under the pavilion as the ceremony ended. John sat down at a keyboard and took a deep breath. For months he’d been composing a song to surprise his bride. As he began to sing, everyone fell silent. Love poured out of him with every note. There wasn’t a dry […]

Emily & John: Sapphire Creek Winery Celebration

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2/12/21

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Cassie and Brandon were married in a beautiful backyard celebration this past October. Their wedding had the style of a garden party with linen tables and mixed china. It had whimsy and fantasy, with nods to their love of Lord of the Rings. It also had the intimacy of a family dinner with just their […]

Cassie & Brandon – A Small Backyard Celebration

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2/11/21

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About a year and a half after Tyler proposed to Kristin at the Buckeye Barn, they returned. This time, they officially made the promise to love each other for their whole lives. Tyler and Kristin said “I do” on a perfect September afternoon. The clouds opened up, revealing a vibrant blue sky just in time […]

Kristin & Tyler: Buckeye Barn Celebration

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2/10/21

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Samantha and Jacob’s wedding will forever stand out in my memory as a day overflowing with beautiful emotion. If these two experienced any nerves that morning, they all dissolved the second this bride and groom saw each other under the Manor House gazebo. It began with the sweetest first look ever (scroll down for those […]

Samantha & Jacob: A Manor House Celebration

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2/09/21

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Elegance meets tropical – Jess and Brandon’s wedding day was the most colorful celebration of 2020. Pops of fuchsia and navy created a gorgeous, electric energy to their wedding day portraits. I love that this couple had a specific style that was personal to them. If you look closely at the reception details, you’ll also […]

Jess & Brandon: Roses Run Country Club Celebration

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2/09/21

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Timeless elegance, all-day fun. Taylor and Dillon’s celebration at Holy Cross Immaculata and The Monastery Event Center was the picture of sophisticated-fun. The black and ivory color scheme was classic. The bouquets by The Budding Florist were whimsical and romantic. The high-energy wedding guests kept the day light and lively. Overall, this celebration was a […]

Taylor & Dillon: Monastery Event Center

2/09/21

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Natalie and Jered were married in August at Laurel Hall, a gorgeous Indianapolis estate turned event venue. Laurel Hall is described as “Classic elegance on a grand scale” and that was certainly true for the Schenk celebration. Natalie is an event planner. Not only did she plan the wedding herself, she also designed and decorated […]

Natalie & Jered: A Laurel Hall Celebration

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2/09/21

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I can’t describe Emily and Daniel’s wedding any better than Emily did when she said, “You know love wins when your immediate family only, backyard, socially distanced, mask-filled wedding day is still the most perfect day of your life!” Daniel and Emily became husband and wife in the company of their immediate families at St. […]

Emily & Daniel: A Small Hudson Celebration

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2/09/21

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