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Melissa and Brian were another one of my “Dream Couples” (Can you tell that I have a lot of couples that I fall in love with… that is why I have the best job in the world!!) They knew exactly what they wanted and they were so trusting to me from the beginning and I think that it created a very fun and personalized wedding!!! One of my favorite trends of the year have been incorporating patterns as a “theme” for a wedding.. and I think this is a great example of how a subtle pattern can really tie together the whole look of the wedding without have TOO Much Theme!!

To see their fantastic wedding video by Northern Lights Videography- Click here

Vendors:
Wedding Coordination:Lasting Impressions Weddings
Ceremony and Reception Site:Town and Country Club
Photography: KB Too
Videography: Northern Lights Videography
Officiant: Affordable I Do’s
Cupcakes: Queen of Cakes
DJ: Instant Request
Ceremony Musicians: Ned Kantar – A Jazz Trio
Rental Items: Apres Party and Tent
Florist: Sadies Floral
Photobooth: The Traveling Photobooth
Invitations and all Stationary Items: A Milestone Paper Co.
Table Numbers: Lasting Impressions Weddings (If you are interested.. we do rent out unique table numbers, table top accessories!!)

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Let me apologize for the overload of photos on this blog post! When you have a great photographer, a wonderful couple and a really FUN Design you tend to have a lot of photos that you love!!

Erica and Ben were married on September 1st at the newly remodeled Weisman Museum. The wedding for about 100 guests consisted mainly of out of town guests; so it was not only a fun weekend of events, it was nice to get to showcase some of Minnesota’s finest locations (and skylines!!) Erica and Ben served a completely vegan menu that was prepared perfectly by Damico Catering and the vegan wedding cake prepared by Cakes by Jan. We had a lot of personal touches including “Jigger” favors with Erica and Ben’s favorite Margarita recipe attached, wines specially selected and shipped in by the bride’s parents who live in California and a stationary design that “branded the wedding”.

Thank you Erica and Ben for making me apart of your planning process!!!

Wedding Coordinator: Lasting Impressions Weddings
Reception Site: Weisman Museum
Caterer: Damico Catering
Ceremony/Cocktail Hour Musician: Dave Hudson
Photography: Betsy Wall Photography
Stationary Items:Paper Moxie
Cake: Cakes by Jan
Band: Synergy
Flowers: Sadies Floral
Lighting: Instant Request
Rental Items: Apres Party
Transportation: Minnesota Coaches
Hair and Makeup: MN Bridal Makeup Artistry
Photobooth: Traveling Photobooth
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Carly and Joe’s Wedding is the perfect example of when a Perfect Vision meets the perfect venue and the perfect weather!! When I met with Carly and Joe and heard about their “look” for the day I was so excited! It was straight out of Style Me Pretty and Minnesota Bride!! The bride’s that call us the oct are all looking for the same thing.. a unique location with lots of personal touches and that is JUST what Carly and Joe got on their October wedding date!! I wish I could have been there.. but I was due with my son that week.. so my AMAZING coordinators Andrea and Brooke did a wonderful job and nailed it!!! Thank you for all of the amazing vendors that helped out with this wedding!!<BR>

Vendors::
Wedding Coordination: Lasting Impressions Weddings
Ceremony and Reception Site:Camrose Hill Farm (An Amazing Venue!!!!)
Ceremony Musicians: A Beautiful Violin
Caterer: Common Roots Catering
Band: Modd Squad
Photography: JM Photography
Rental Items: Ultimate Events

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L i s a a n d G a r y W e r e a n o t h e r o n e o f m y w o n d e r f u l O c t o b e r W e d d i n g s . . . As you can see from the great photos… the rain was looming! Lisa and Gary hired me about a year before their wedding, they were so organized and spent a lot of time getting all of the details of their wedding planned out. Gina from Truth be shown showcased their wedding wonderfully. The fall colors were vibrant and the MN boat Club served as a great cozy backdrop for this great wedding. Thank you to Mintahoe for great food and Sharon Planer for not only wonderful music, but for setting up outside and then having to shuffle inside. L i s a a n d G a r y , I w i s h yo u a l l o f th e h a p i n e s s . . . y o u d e s er v e i t !
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I had the pleasure of assisting Suzi and Joe with their October 3rd (Rainy Wedding). And not even the COLD October Temperatures or the rain could dampen our spirits! Suzi picked a wonderful fall themed decor and it was complete with a wonderful leaf motif, carmel popcorn, and Mum’s lining the ceremony aisle! The staff at Rush Creek did a wonderful job (Thanks Lisa!) and thank you to my outstanding staff for allowing us to move the wedding inside and outside 3 separate times that day in hopes that the rain would quit!!
Lavie Photography captured the moment with these great photos and Appleblossom Flowers are to thank for the fall colored decor! I have these Red chargers and I think they were a great touch!
I had the pleasure of getting together with Suzi last week and talking all about the big love to hear all about the day from the bride and grooms perspective and more than anything I love to catch up with my couples. The best part about my job is the wonderful people I get to work with everyday, and one of the worst parts is when I have to say goodbye.. I wish the planning process would last forever!

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When I start to talk about Megan and Ben I just get so excited. What a great pair and a fantastic family!! I started to work with them about 6 months before their big day. They had the location, the photographer and a few other vendors and then I jumped in. The relationship that I had with this couple and family was the reason I do this for a job. I love becoming “part of the family” and a big part of the special day. They made me feel so loved and I wanted nothing more than to make this day go perfect! In a month of bad weather we got really lucky and got some great sunshine!!

The pictures below were taken from the wonderful Erin Johnson. What a rockstar! She was at the reception until the very end trying to get a slideshow together for the morning after brunch, we were having some technical difficulties and she never one complained.. she just kept trying and wouldn’t you know it… we got a slideshow for the next day!!

To Megan, Ben, Lisa and Scott… I am truely honored to have worked with you and thank you for making me a part of your family! I loved every bit of it!!!

Here is a very special part of the many great notes I got from Lisa (The mother of the bride) I just about cried everytime I got a great email!!

You are truly a beloved new member of our family Sarah.  We accept this generous gift with the caveat…. You will help us enjoy it!    Because, yes, we are not done with you.  NEVER.  You have won us over with your excellent job performance  working on an event that was surely the biggest thing in at least 4 lives. ( Megan, Ben, Lisa and Scott).  Scott’s and my wedding 27 years ago was lovely and very emotion filled.  And yet, the marriage of our beloved daughter was even more powerful in many ways.  Let’s just call it, the circle of life.  You will understand this with the marriage of YOUR own child someday….

But your real skill during this amazing process was to win our hearts.  ALL OF OUR HEARTS.  You are loved and revered more than many of our ( born into) family members.  Many times the best family is the one you create.  You fit that role to a T.  

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