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Rosetree Weddings | Sam & Joe’s Red Barn Farm Jewish Wedding

Sam & Joe hosted a lovely Jewish wedding at Red Barn Farm in Northfield. The day was full of thoughtful, quirky details and a subtle vintage theme. With a beautiful soft mint and blush color palette, it was a great summer wedding combination.

The couple’s birchwood Chuppah wasn’t just decorated with lush florals and beautiful sheer fabric. But also of photos of those that couldn’t be with them on the wedding day- including their feline fur baby.

The ceremony included traditional Jewish elements- the Ketubah (Jewish marriage contract) & the breaking of the glass (always so fun to watch).

The newlyweds enjoyed a portion of the cocktail hour with guests since they opted for a first look and family photos prior to the ceremony.

All of the florals were absolutely gorgeous. Large garden-style bouquets were made with copious greenery and lush white + blush blooms. They looked so lovely with the soft mint bridesmaids dresses and Sam’s lace gown (with a blush underlay).

For the reception, tables were decorated with bud vases overflowing with greenery and single stems. Each place setting had a uniquely patterned vintage plate- which tied in not just color, but theme (since Red Barn Farm actually touts itself as a vintage inspired venue).

The head table was adorned with a lovely ivory sequin lace linen and had a beautiful floral & greenery garland backdrop.

Sam & Joe are just a touch quirky (and adorable), so the first dance mash-up of Etta James and Walk the Moon was perfect for them.

Their menu was delicious! For cocktail hour, guests were served brick oven baked baguettes with two spreads (Basil pesto; brick oven roasted marinara) and Meatballs. For dinner, a buffet of Spring salad w/ crumbly goat cheese,  brick oven pizza with chicken breasts, roasted garden vegetables & Mediterranean orzo pasta.

We loved their adorable (and clever) jam jar favors and how they ended the night with late night munchies and s’mores (you can never go wrong with this combination)!

Sam & Joe were a great couple to work with and we had so much fun working with them! It was a blessing to welcome them to the Rosetree family and we can’t wait to see where life takes them!

 

 

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Venue: The Red Barn Farm | Photography: Bethany Catherine Photography | Planning: Rosetree Weddings & Events | Beauty: Emily J Hair + Makeup |Floral: Camrose Flower Farm|Rentals & Decor: Apres Party Rentals| Officiant: Judge Thomas Sipkins | Bar &Beverage: With A Twist | Cake & Desserts: Cake Walk Northfield | Entertainment (Music): Nora Events | Stationery: Paper Rock Scissors | Transportation: Lorenz Bus Service Inc. 

Rosetree Weddings | Dana & Christopher’s Day Block Event Center Wedding

Dana & Christopher’s fall wedding at Day Block Event Center is what we would call eclectic elegance.  It was a beautiful mix of traditional fall elements (mainly from the color combination), with a few rustic tie-ins and an industrial-style venue.

Day Block Event Center has gorgeous exposed brick, lots of natural light and high ceilings. It’s a great space that we love working with.

The color combination of the day was a lovely mix of peach, blush, burgundy and greenery.  It is SO pretty!

Dana’s bridesmaids wore mismatched dresses in complimenting styled of a smokey blue, blush and burgundy.

Bouquets and centerpiece arrangements were crafted with lots of dinnerplate dahlias, stock, and a variety of roses. The floral installation for the ceremony was incredible! It had lush greenery garland with floral accents in the blush and burgundy tones. It was a stunning creation that defined the altar and acted as a statement piece.

They had quite a few personal details, but we have two favorites. The first was the adorable table names/numbers! Each table was actually named after a state or location that the couple had a personal connection to.  Small wood cutouts were positioned next to a card that told the guests what the significance of that location was. It was a great touch. It also tied in beautifully with the wood slabs that were beneath the centerpieces.

Our second favorite was the cake made of cheese! If you follow our blog, you know that this something that we love to see! It’s a great alternative & statement piece. And of course, it pairs beautifully with wine, fruit and other sweet treats.  The couple opted to also include cupcakes and a traditional cake with their overall menu.

Be sure to check out Marc’s blog too!

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Rosetree Weddings | Chankaska Winery Wedding, Brian & Lara

Brian & Lara’s rustic countryside wedding at the Chankaska Winery was lovely and love-filled! As for Fall Weddings, we couldn’t have asked for better- the weather was a dream come true!

The design for the day was inspired by the natural beauty of the winery -subtle rustic details, paired with a fall color scheme. Chankaska’s landscape is so beautiful already; it doesn’t take much to dress it up!

The florals included some of Fall’s best; corally-pink dahlias, huge sunflowers (the bride’s favorite), red hypericum berries, coral spray roses, eucalyptus greenery and a touch of burlap.

The ceremony, officiated by the bride’s brother,  was held outside, beneath a canopy of trees. The rustic arbor was flanked by large wine barrels and beautiful tall fall floral arrangements.

The tented reception kept guests protected from the elements, but they brought the outside in with the wood elements in the ceiling treatment and the centerpieces. The tree trunk discs at the base of each centerpiece anchored the design. Tables alternated between florals in rustic vases, wooden lanterns and glass vases filled with a variety of branches.

Guests (who all happened to be from out of town) were treated to a delicious meal and a nice, hearty dessert display. And each place setting included a Cliff bar as a favor- a favorite of the couple and just plain good!  Ladies also had a beautiful scarf at their chair, while the men had wine stoppers (tying into the theme, of course).

We love countryside weddings and are so grateful to have been part of Brian & Lara’s day! They were so sweet and wonderful to work with!

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Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue

Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue

Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
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Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue

Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
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Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
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Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue

Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
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Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue

Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue
Chankaska Winery. Minnesota Wedding Venue

Venue: Chankaska Winery | Planning/Coordination: Rosetree Weddings & Events  | Photography: Ginger Murray Hair & Makeup: Raydiance Salon, Mankato |Florals/Rentals: Parties & Weddings Plus| Catering:  Absolute Catering | Bakery:  Decadent Desserts | Paper Goods: Wedding Paper Divas

 

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Rosetree Events | Light of Hope Gala of Hope 2017, Minneapolis Marriott Southwest

We always look forward to the Light of Hope Gala, but this year was extra special for us because we were the MCs! We were shaking in our heels leading up to the day, but it was so much fun!

If you aren’t familiar with this Minnesota-based non-profit organization, “Light of Hope is a home and school that provides refuge, restoration, and redirection for the abandoned, impoverished, or abused girls in Kenya. They provide shelter, quality education, training, and counseling in a supportive Christian family environment in order to enable them to live independently and emerge as leaders to the community.”

The annual fundraising gala brings an incredible variety of people together to celebrate the journey & success of this impactful organization.

The decor each year is, of course, a highlight for us. Because the organization supports education in Kenya, Africa, we wanted to weave in some understated African inspiration.  Using gorgeous neutral taupe as our anchor, we planned for pops of greenery from palm leaves with subtle additions of orange protea and fuschia stock.  It was sophisticated, organic and elegant- while also being cost effective (which is always important for non-profit organizations).

All of the food was displayed beautifully.  Catering efforts often go unphotographed, so we were thrilled that Kelly was able to capture all of the various artisan’s creativity! From the delicious plated meal to the scrumptious chocolates and flavorful popcorn, the menu was a highlight of the evening!

In addition to all the fun, pretty and yummy things, the event had 360 guests in attendance and successfully raised over $165,000 for the 95 girls that call Light of Hope home!

We felt so honored to be involved in the planning & execution of this event and can’t wait to see what next year has in store!

Be sure to check out our blog post about last year’s gala here. And to read more about Light of Hope’s mission, be sure to check out their site here.

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Light of Hope Charity Gala.Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. Mpls Event Planners
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Light of Hope Charity Gala.Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. Mpls Event Planners
Light of Hope Charity Gala.Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. Mpls Event Planners
Light of Hope Charity Gala.Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. Mpls Event Planners

Floral, table top decor, chargers etc.: Studio Emme | Paper: A Milestone Paper Company | Photography: Kelly Birch Photography | Design: Rosetree Weddings & Events | MC’s: Jenn Rosen and Janea Mitcheltree | Hair & makeup: War Paint International | Sound/Av: Gabe Flynn & Twin Cities Sound| After Party band: PowerTap | Photo Booth: Birch Booth |Treats- Droolin’ Moose Chocolates, Erika Kringen Cupcakes, Popped Corn and Cocoa & Fig | Linens: Linen Effects

Modern Matrimony, as seen in Dainty Obsessions

This beautiful modern wedding inspiration editorial shoot was featured in the last issue of Dainty Obsessions (Fall/Winter), and we’re finally getting around to sharing it here on our blog! We LOVED this shoot so much! Not only was the venue perfection, but the color palette was fantastic! Creating the design was super fun. We mixed so many unique textures and elements to create something really contemporary, modern and vibrant.  There is a misconception that modern sometimes means devoid of color, but that couldn’t be less true in our experience!

First, let’s talk about the florals. Oh. My.Goodness!  First, this bouquet was incredibly unique. The variety in color & texture gave the garden style bouquet incredible dimension, and it was oh so swoon worthy. Any bouquet that includes peonies or orchids tends to make us fall in love but paired with thistle, greenery, hyacinth and scabiosa; it was over the top amazing.

Second, let’s talk about the attire!  The two ballgown style wedding gowns were so lovely. The addition of the gold sash to the one shoulder silk, ivory gown was stunning.  And dress number two in black had us awestruck. The exquisite texture and modernized sweetheart neckline were striking.   For the groom, a modern navy blue suit paired beautifully with the ivory gown (and loved the floral patterned bowtie for a fun twist). And a tie-less black tux was an on-point pairing for the black gown.

Third, let’s talk about the yarn! What a FUN design element to incorporate. We had a custom yard backdrop created for the ceremony, as well as a multi-color yarn chandelier to hang over the guest table. It was as far from traditional as you could get and added whimsy to the overall design.

Last, we can’t leave without noting the super cool copper chairs, acrylic menu cards, and funky patterned linen runner. Although each element was a slightly eclectic choice individually, it tied together more beautifully that we initially anticipated! And, we can’t forget to mention that our ever faithful, and adorable, mascot, Mila only added to the awesomeness of the shoot. We love her so!

Which element is your favorite? We’d love to hear your thoughts. Leave us a comment!

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Rings + Earrings: Borsheims Fine Jewelry & Gifts // Dresses: L’atelier Couture // Tux: Tip Top Tux // Photography: Caitlin Nightingale Photography // Styling + Planning: Rosetree Events // Florals + Yarn Chandelier: Whimsy Designs // Bow Tie: AENDEE. // Cake: The Cake Lady Sioux Falls // Film: Acowsay Cinema // Stationery + Signage: A Milestone Paper Co. // Hair: Brett Dorrian Artistry Studios // Makeup: Glamour Grace Cosmetics // Yarn Backdrop: Elizabeth Painter // Watercolor: Leigh Ellexson Art // Ring Boxes: The Mrs. Box // Models: Lauren Schmidt + Cavan Metzler // Rentals: Festivities// Dog: Mila Joy

Rosetree Weddings | Chad and Brett’s Tilia Linden Hills Wedding

When we first met Chad and Brett, we knew they were going to be one of our favorite couples of all time. They were so charismatic, full of vibrant energy, and their love for each other was undeniable. The simplistic elegance of their wedding plans was something unlike we’ve ever seen.

Chad and Brett were focused on having the people they loved most take part in their union, so they invited 65 of their closest friends to join them at Tilia, a local restaurant in Linden Hills/Minneapolis.

The evening began with a brief social hour inside the restaurant, where the grooms mingled with their guests over a glass of champagne. Just before the ceremony was to begin, everyone gathered in the nearby alleyway, standing in a circle around Chad and Brett. The ceremony was beautifully emotional, and the two said “I Do” with another champagne toast and the largest wedding selfie we’ve ever seen!

Immediately following the ceremony, guests participated in a speed round of photos with Chad and Brett, while Tilia passed delicious gourmet appetizers and drinks. Dinner took place inside the cozy restaurant, where you could hear happy conversation and lots of laughter. It was obvious that every person there held a special place in Chad & Brett’s hearts, and it was beautiful to see.

Before the dance began, guests went back outside to the alley to have donuts and an informal “roast” of the newlyweds, although no one had anything but nice things to say! The evening wrapped up with a lively dance reception, complete with some of the couple’s favorite late night snacks.

We love weddings of all shapes and sizes, but this one was one of our favorites. We love you, Chad & Brett! Wishing you all the best that married life brings, and thank you for choosing Rosetree to be a part of your big day!

 

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Venue: Tilia |Photographer: Matt Lien  | Bakery: Bogart’s Donuts | DJ: Instant Request | Florist: Roger Beck | Draping & Cafe Lights in Alleyway:  Avant Decor

 

Rosetree Wedding | Haley & Matt’s Hope Glen Farm Reception, As Seen in The Knot Mn

When we can marry OUR love of planning/coordination with styling and design, we’re over the moon. Creating a wedding design is one of our favorite services we offer.  Sometimes a design idea hits us, and we aren’t able to implement it until the right couple comes along. Haley and Matt were that couple for us!

Haley & Matt actually had an intimate elopement in Hawaii about a year before this event. A few months following their private ceremony, they hosted a large reception in Minneapolis. This event was an opportunity to gather friends that were unable to attend either of the previous two celebrations. You could say that Haley and Matt were not ready to let the love-filled festivities come to an end. And we can’t blame them. Post-wedding planning depression is real!

Bringing this European countryside vineyard design with elements of rustic charm and vintage flair for Haley & Matt’s day to fruition was a dream come true (and in just three months too!). It isn’t often that we can truly take an idea and run with it. But the couple put all of their trust in us and told us to do as wish! So, from the suspended chandelier installation that we dreamed up to the elaborate cheese cake display, each element was created with the design theme in mind.  It was all about creating a unique ambiance with not-so-subtle European inspiration.

There is something to be said for intimate wedding receptions that don’t miss a detail. Sometimes the only way to get exactly what you want (design wise) is by pairing down your guest list. Since this was technically celebration number three, Haley & Matt wanted to host their guests at a venue that said “countryside cozy” with gorgeous decor and delicious food- which made Hope Glen Farm the perfect setting. With more than five vendors lending a hand in the food & dessert service, we knew that there would be something for everyone! And we had a stellar team assembled for decor too! Annie Berndt Designs created the most beautiful custom installations for reception decor,  Apres & A Vintage Touch had the perfect inventory for setting up the lounge areas and creating beautiful family style tables, and Lake Harriet Florist created jaw-droppingly beautiful garlands, Haley’s head wreath and wildflower inspired bouquet.

We’re so proud of how the wedding reception design of this event turned out. Plus, It was super laid-back and enjoyable for the couple. Putting everything in our hands meant that it was no-pressure, no-fuss, all-about-love event. Which, doesn’t always happen (but should). It was an incredible honor and oh so humbling to see their love story featured in the latest issue of The Knot Minnesota (insert giddy happy dance everytime we think about it)!

 

 

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Photography: Kelly Birch Photography |Planning/ Coordination, Design & Styling: Rosetree Events | Venue: Historic Hope Glen Farm | Videography: Harvest Film Co. | Florist: Lake Harriet Florist | Catering + Cheese Cake: Distinctive Catering & Events | Paper: Printerette Press |Rentals: A Vintage Touch (Wedding and Event Rentals) | Calligraphy & Custom Installations: Annie Berndt Designs | Tabletop, linens and chair rentals: Après Party and Tent Rental | Food wall & love letters: EDG Events | Pies & cookies: Sara’s Tipsy Pies| Cupcakes & macarons: Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe | Crepe cake: Spoon and Stable | Horse: Beautiful Bridle Horse Rentals| Musicians: Bon Vivant Music | Truck: Three Mad Poppers | Photo Booth: Birch Booth | Hair & Makeup: Sarah Elizabeth Artistry | Attire: Mori Lee Bridal and J.Hilburn and Heimie’s Haberdashery Couple: Haley & Matt Kalil

Light of Hope Gala

There are a handful of organizations that we, in both a professional and personal capacity, support. Light of Hope Kenya is one of them. If you aren’t familiar with this incredible organization, here is a quick overview:

“In a part of the world too often defined by poverty, there sits an oasis of optimism and faith. This is Light of Hope, a home and school for girls that provides for the needs of more than 60 Kenyan girls. Located on 15 acres in Naivasha, Kenya, Light of Hope exists to end the cycles of poverty, abandonment, and abuse for the young girls it serves.

Recognizing that education is the key to opportunity, Light of Hope offers quality schooling in a safe and secure, Christian environment where necessities such as food, medicine and clothing are provided.

The essence of Light of Hope lies in healing hearts and minds. Caregivers who offer guidance and emotional support surround the residents of Light of Hope, and teach important life skills like cooking, gardening, and self-care. These skills, in turn, enable the young girls of Light of Hope to embrace a future of self-sufficiency.

Refuge, Restoration, and Redirection: This is the Light of Hope”

We had the honor of coordinating and designing last year’s annual gala. This year, we have the honor to also MC the event! We’re ONE short week away from 15th annual The Light of Hope Gala! This year’s gala will be hosted on Saturday, March 11th from 5:30 PM-11:00 PM at Minneapolis Marriott Southwest.

We would be honored to have your support and presence for this year’s event. You can purchase your ticket here: https://lightofhopekenya.salsalabs.org/gala2017/index.html

Be sure to like Light of Hope Kenya on Facebook for more updates!

 

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Here are a few images from last year’s gala!

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Coordination & Design: Rosetree Weddings & Events | Photos: Kelly Birch Photography | Photo Booth: Birch Booth | Floral: La Petite Fleur | Stationary: A Milestone Paper Co. | Venue & Catering: Golden Valley Country Club | Desserts: Cocoa & Fig; Drooling Moose | Band: PowerTap | Chargers: Distinctive Catering

Rosetree Wedding | Stacy & Brent, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Wedding

Stacy and Brent’s Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Jewish wedding was a blast! These two people are so in love and have huge hearts.

If it’s one thing we can almost always count on for Jewish weddings, it’s that they’re fun, funky (and we truly mean that as a term of endearment) and have loads of character!

Stacy and Brent selected our Lillian Package.  From concept to fruition, this couple wanted their stamp on every detail, and we were able to achieve that for them.

The bride was a vision in her ruffled ballgown- which she later added a rhinestone sash and straps to for the reception.

Brent was overcome with emotion during the first look. If they weren’t beaming with excitement, they were weeping tears of joy.

The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis was both their ceremony and reception venue. They held a traditional Jewish ceremony in one ballroom, followed by a reception with delicious food (yay for donuts) and epic entertainment in another. We LOVED helping Stacy with the color choices and design theme for their wedding. From the periwinkle bridesmaid’s dresses to the colorful pink-hued blooms of dahlias, succulents, garden roses and greenery they carried- to the bold patterned table linen – every element was show-stoppingly perfect! They really embraced Summer, while keeping the anchor elements classic, yet modern. It was important to Stacy that it felt like a party but still exuded an elegant vibe. The black linen was the perfect twist on the traditional and the colors made the decor exciting & eye catching!

The couple had a ketubah made special for their ceremony (which now hangs in their home) and a portion of Stacy’s mother’s wedding dress was actually sew into their Chuppah! The sentiment was incredibly touching.

We know these two have a lifetime of laughter in their future and we wish them all the best on the wonderful journey of weddings. Mazel Tov!

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Photographer: La Vie Photography | Ceremony & Reception: Hyatt Regency | Planning: Rosetree Weddings and Events | Floral: Whimsy Designs | Gown: Posh Bridal | Hair & Make Up: Primped | Music: Synergy | Caterer: Angel Food Bakery | Stationery: Paper Rock Scissors | Bridesmaids Attire: Amazing Alterations | Ceremony Music: Lake Minnetonka String Quartet | Officiant: Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman & Diana Monaghan | Decor Rentals: Avant Decor | Linen Rentals: Linen Effects | Video: Sky Focus Films

Rosetree Wedding | Bridget & Riley’s Minneapolis Wedding, Calhoun Beach Club

Not only was Bridget and Riley’s Minneapolis wedding stunningly gorgeous from start to finish, but these two were a breathtaking vision of love and joy.

After a tearfully sweet first look with her dad, Bridget was ready for her first look with Riley. The nervous energy was almost tangible and she made her way to him, with her bridesmaids looking on!  They shared the sweetest exchange and soaked in the moment during couple’s photos.

They held their traditional ceremony at the Basilica- where Bridget walked down their seemingly mile-long aisle to meet her groom (we love a grand entrance, and the Basilica delivers on that opportunity!). Her beautiful cathedral length veil floated ever so delicately behind her as she walked arm and arm with her dad. After vow, it was time to get the party on!

They selected the lovely Calhoun Beach Club for their reception. This venue has such a beautiful, ethereal quality (white chivaris, high ceilings, crystal embellished chandeliers, lots of windows and mirrors, and that staircase too!) while being a touch traditional and refined. It’s a great choice for traditional weddings, as well as something a bit more whimsical because the existing color palette is crisp and clean.

We adored this couple and were honored to partake in the wedding day! We wish the lovebirds nothing but the best in their journey as husband and wife!

Oh! Be sure to check out Brin’s (the photographer) version of the day here too!
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Ceremony Venue: Basilica| Reception Venue: Calhoun Beach Club | Photographer: Brin Hanson Photography | Catering: D’Amico Catering | Florals: Sadie’s |DJ: Instant Request | Cupcakes: Family Friend