Laid Back Farm Wedding from laurie marie photography

Caitilin & Tommy currently live in Hawaii and about a year ago they married at the courthouse. So this past November they wanted to have a celebration at home for friends and family. Tommy is in Naval Special Operations so his schedule is a bit tight so they wed on Black Friday. We took photos at Tommy’s parents hobby farm “Cherry Hill Farm”. The farm provided the perfect country living vibe for their laid back wedding day, captured beautifully by laurie marie photography. We can’t get enough of the beautiful florals (including the brides perfect floral crown) and the infinity scarves paired with the boots! Talk about making a Midwest winter feel fresh and colorful. 

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Photographer:  laurie marie photography//Shoes: Aldo//Dress Designer: Anjolique//Cake Designer:Delicately Delicious//Band:General B and The Wiz//Other:Memories Ballroom//Event Venue:St. Francis Borgia- Catholic Church//

Cragun’s Resort Wedding from Jody Savage Photography

Josh and Kelsie wed at Craguns Resort near Brainerd Minnesota and it was absolute perfection. Not only are they both gorgeous, they allowed the day to unfold as if they no one was around and they were in the precious moments together. From the pops of color in Josh’s awesome attire to the blooming florals, each and every detail told a line in their story.  Jody Savage Photography was there to capture each and every moment of their stunning day. During the ceremony they branded a bench that Josh had made for them, Josh had found a way to make a custom brand for their special moment. It had started to rain during their ceremony but right before the branding and big kiss the rain stopped and the sun came out. Talk about beautiful timing and perfection, we absolutely love this beautiful Minnesota wedding.
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Photographer:  Jody Savage Photography // Reception Venue: Cragun’s Resort & Legacy Courses

jody savageApril 16, 2014 - 10:08 am

So appreciate the feature today! This was such a great wedding for so many reasons and I love seeing it featured on your great blog today! Thank you!

Rachel MayApril 16, 2014 - 10:20 am

Congrats Jody! Such a lovely feature!

Kelsy McCartneyApril 16, 2014 - 10:25 am

Such an adorable couple and beautiful wedding!! Love the images by the willow tree… they always get me! :) Congrats on the feature, Jody!

Kati DeckerApril 16, 2014 - 2:55 pm

Such a sweet wedding! And that location is AMAZING!

Lindsay MaddenApril 16, 2014 - 4:49 pm

What a beautiful wedding! Congrats on the feature Jody!

St. Paul Engagement from Three Irish Girls Photography

What do you call a couple who finishes medical school two weeks before their wedding? Doctors in love. Haley and Ben met as undergraduates and will soon finish medical school and begin their new lives as married residents. Their classic style was captured beautifully by Three Irish Girls Photography during their engagement session in St. Paul, Minnesota. We love the simplicity, fun, and ease to their engagement photos! What a perfect way to capture a love story and share it with the world… 
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Photographer:  Three Irish Girls Photography
 

Grand Opening and Giveaway: Print Shop

Hey guys, Jenna here! Almost three years ago we started this blog as a way to showcase how the Midwest truly is best – how love is valued over details. We have posted beautiful weddings and stories and have shared incredible love. When I am not blogging here at ANW I am working on a lot of other things. I am a Midwest and destination wedding photographer, a blogger, and as of recently, a painter.

Today is a day that I have been so excited / nervous / giddy / scared for. I am finally launching my print shop and it’s been something I’ve been working on behind the scenes for the last few months. It all started as a little hobby to de-stress and slow down but it’s become something I find myself doing daily and loving. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve been seeing the frequent posts of watercolor work and the updates on how this little shop of mine has been coming along, but the day is finally here! I’ve curated 32 of my favorite quotes and paintings and created another little corner of the web where you can order prints and doll up your home or be a kind human and gift them to someone you love! (Ahem, awesome gift for the bride to be or to give to all of your bridesmaids! Hello!) 

In lieu of the grand opening, I will be offering FREE shipping and $5 off all orders over this weekend (until 10PM on Sunday evening!) by using the code below! So head on over to the shop, pick out a few favorites and get ordering. I will also be giving away on free 8×10 print to a lucky winner who follows ANW and our beautiful love stories! Comment on this post on which print is your favorite and then share a link to the shop on Facebook! I will choose one random winner for a free print on Monday, so stay tuned! (Spoiler alert: there will also be a giveaway on Instagram, so hop on over, start following (@jennakutcher) and play along there if you want to increase the odds of winning a free print!) 

Head to : The Print Shop // Use this link for the $5 OFF and FREE SHIPPING: Coupon Link

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Here’s a sneak peek into the shop, head on over and pick your favorites! Don’t forget to share it on Facebook and comment below for your chance to win one free print! You don’t want to miss out! Use the link below for $5 off and FREE SHIPPING through this weekend!

Head to : The Print Shop // Use this link for the $5 OFF and FREE SHIPPING: Coupon Link

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Enter the giveaway by commenting below on your favorite print and then share a link to the print shop on Facebook!

One lucky winner will be picked on Monday! 

Find Jenna on: Facebook // Website // Twitter // Pinterest // Instagram 

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DIY Idaho Wedding from Erin Leigh

Anna and Mike chose to have an intimate destination wedding in a place that held significance to them and represented them as a couple. Utilizing the true meaning of DIY, they did it all themselves from makeup to music to flowers, this couple kept it special and close to home. But not too close, they chose a favorite vacation spot to have their wedding in Idaho just outside Yellowstone National Forest. The wedding was a weekend retreat for friends and family as the venue doubled as lodging for all the guests throughout the entire wedding bonanza captured by Erin Leigh. The two later had a second large reception to include friends and family in the celebration of their marriage that couldn’t make it to the ceremony.
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Photographer:  Erin Leigh // Event Venue:Fall River Ranch Resort // Caterer:The Cellar

catering halls long islandApril 15, 2014 - 12:40 am

Very beautiful wedding. The couple looks great together. Dress that the bride is wearing is mind blowing. The couple did a wonderful job of blending everything to create something wonderful and uniquely theirs. Great job!