Peter and Omar Married at Everwood Farmstead by Emilee Elofson Photography
With each day of spring, we celebrate the return of green to the Northland. For this styled shoot the color palette of ivory, sage green and vintage gold accents inspired us to create a look celebrating the natural beauty of spring. Elements of wild greenery, birch chargers, metallic gold antlers, and cinnamon rolls each invoke a sense of rustic, Minnesota charm.
Kacie and Eddie Married at Cragun's Resort by 7th Avenue Photography
Nature is emerging as a radiant inspiration point; providing the modern bride all the colors, scents, and textures to create the perfect celebration.
Jenny and Cody Married at Lakeview Center by Xsperience Photography
Non-traditional weddings are becoming more common in this age of individuality. "Doing it the way it's always been done" is not always accepted by those who wish to reflect their own style and what they care about.
Throw out your preconceived ideas about pig roasts; having a heavenly hog at your wedding is not only an amusing and exciting topic of conversation, but can be included as an elegant addition to your overall wedding atmosphere.
Give your guests more than just dessert; make it a delicious, interactive experience.
Create a stunning first impression from the moment your guests open their invitation.
Rustic is all the rage and this simple DIY project will bring a woodsy elegance to your centerpieces. Get creative with what you set on top - tall floral arrangements, country-chic mason jars or romantic candle clusters - with a neutral, natural base the options are endless.
As we continue to see brides and grooms become engrossed in wedding plans, let us all be reminded that the journey is about the rest of our lives, not just one day. Life is short, no need to take it too seriously. Fall head-over-heels in love, marry your person, accept the imperfections and strap yourself in for the ride.
"You get the best out of others, when you give the best of yourself."
One great lake, three beautiful looks. The peaceful cool waters and crisp blue sky against the rugged rocky shores inspire colors and textures to create these gorgeous, intimate lakeside nuptials.
Your wedding day requires the love and support of many friends and family members. It's customary to give them a gift as a small token of your appreciation, but let's face it; the guys on the list can be difficult to buy for. We have put together a collection of ideas for the northern fellas in your life who deserve a big thank you for all that they do.
My goal as a contributing editor is to create content to SIMPLIFY and bring more JOY to your wedding planning experience. I want to inspire your beautiful authenticity and your unique style, talents, relationships!
Alyssa and Dave Married at Ash Trail Lodge by Nate Anderson with Robert Evans Imagery
As your love deepens and grows, may you look back on your wedding day as the day you loved each other the least. Whether it's one year, ten years, or fifty. Celebrate your love from this day forward and watch the story unfold.
Grace and Kiel Married at Private Residence by Tim Larsen Photography
It is with great excitement that we introduce a whole new bride magazine. Stay tuned!