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Melissa and Brian – Town and Country Club Wedding

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

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!!)


Maggie and Matt… Part 2

There were so many wonderful details in Maggie and Matt’s Wedding Day that I had to create a Part 2 Blog Post, if you missed Part One please take a look for photos of the stunning couple and ceremony details! Maggie and Matt transformed the beautiful Nicollet Island Pavillion with their classic and elegant wedding theme. Navy Table clothes added a pop of color on a very “clean” color pallette. The combination of white roses and “bling” was the perfect amount of sparkle for the space! Maggie bought blankets to be scattered on the patio when guests got cold on the October evening and the cocktail napkins added a bit of fun and flare to the event!
One of my favorite surprises at the wedding was the late night snack – Matt and Maggie had told me that they loved Dairy Queen Blizzards. So we were able to have late night blizzards delivered at 10pm for a nice sweet surprise!


Megan and Ben- Windows on Minnesota Wedding

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 truly 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 every time 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.  

All Images below are taken by Erin Johnson Photography: