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There is something about a slight hint of warmth in the air, blossoming trees, the freshness of a new season moving in that makes us feel happy. That spring in our step and joy we feel for the Spring season was the inspiration for the decor/design for The Knot Pro Minneapolis mixer we recently planned. Bold, cheerful, colorful hues married with soft romance and industrial chic whimsy. It was a lot to pack into one design, but it worked!

The color palette really set the tone for all of the incredible details. From the incredible florals to the gorgeous linens, and the divine desserts, everything coordinated beautifully!  The linens were remarkable alone, as were the florals. Paired, they were stunning!  The menu was delicious from start to finish!

Because spring is synonymous with floral, it was the basis for most of the design. And not just flowers, but in the paper goods to the linen choice, we found a way to incorporate spring flowers in almost every single detail.

We had two separate spaces to design within the venue – Studio C Floral helped us with Sawyer’s Room, while St. Cloud Floral handled Dylan’s Room.

For the main space, Sawyer’s Room, we selected bold linens as one of our main anchor elements. We wanted something with a lot of wow factor- so it was all about a trio of color that could be tied together within a pattern, but also a texture. We opted for a bold floral print on high tops interspersed with a bright yellow. And then a petal texture linen in a soft blush pink and bold fuchsia.

The florals were out of this world! In the wedding world, most of us know that Peonies only come around (in all of their full glory) late in the Spring season. So we knew we needed this lush bloom within the centerpieces.  But it was better than our wildest dreams to see the actual designs!

There were so many gorgeous pieces created – the variety in blooms, as well as the texture, was awe-inspiring. From the tall greenery with hanging votives to the exquisite (and massive) pastel pieces. It was cheerful, yet romantic. Elegant, yet cozy. It was everything we love about Spring!

Dylan’s room was a bit more of a marriage between Whimsy + Kate Spade- but still inspired by Spring, albeit a slightly more tropical one than are blessed to see in Mpls.

Centerpieces were more restrained but still really beautiful & exotic. With unique floral choices like sunset protea, lady’s slipper orchids and parrot tulips, they made a big statement.

Our vendor team was amazing. Everyone was so great to work with and we are so grateful for them. Bringing a vision to life is hard work for our couples. But when it’s fellow industry pros, the pressure is ON! Everyone handled it beautifully and really went above and beyond.

 

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Design + Planning: Rosetree Weddings & Events | Video: The Peterson Brothers | Photographer:  Leah Fontaine PhotographyVenue & Catering: Lumber Exchange Event Center| Sawyer’s Room Floral + Entrance Way Installation: Studio C Floral | Dylan’s Room Floral: St. Cloud Floral |  Custom Installations: Botany Creative Works | Linens & Candelabras: Apres Party Rental | Draping: Avant Décor | Stationery + Signage + Accessories: A Milestone Paper Co. | Lighting: Phos Events |DJ: Instant Request |Gif Booth: The Birch Booth  | Photo Booth: Time Into Pixels  | Musicians:  Abiding Harmony | Hair + Makeup: SM Makeup | SnapChat Filter: Filtered Vows
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Garden In the City Wedding Inspiration, as seen on Perfect Palette

This Garden in the City wedding inspiration photo shoot is pure romance. Inspired by the Most Beautiful Castle in Scottland (and Childhood Home of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother),  The Clamis, we were aiming for a look that was dreamy and fresh. Springy and feminine, with a European countryside twist.

If you follow our blog & Instagram, you likely already know we have a soft spot for European inspired design.  And Shabby Chic is one of our favorite design inspiration styles. So this shoot was, without a doubt, one of our favorites of the year!

Muse was the perfect host venue for the shoot because it has a romantic chic vibe but is nestled right downtown, making it really convenient.

What really “made” this shoot, aside from the amazing floral, was the dress! With a slightly vintage flair, this lace, pearl embellished, low-back ivory ballgown is everything. There are almost no words to describe just how gorgeous it is. The White Room has incredible gowns, and this one truly fit the overall style beyond our wildest dreams. We love classic styles with a fresh twist – and somehow this gown was able to marry a timeless silhouette, with a unique, modern take on something typically seen as vintage.  We know, that’s a mouthful. In short, it’s a dynamic gown with all the right touches for a modern-day princess!

The invitation suite and florals were a perfect match! Bel Fiore used the design from A Milestone Paper Co. as their inspiration. We weren’t in the slightest bit surprised that they were able to pull off the look to a T! The soft purple tones are gorgeous and the greenery is fabulous. And the wall treatment? Swoon! The bouquet was a lovely mix of exotic “English garden” florals- the texture was exquisite.

We also can’t forget to note the bite-size delights provided by Mintahoe and Farina Bake Shop. They both did such an amazing job incorporating these floral details and color theme. It was pure artistry on both of their parts!

We hope you find these photos as wonderful as we do! Oh and be sure to check out the Perfect Palette Editorial Feature here too!
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Styling/Coordination: Rosetree Weddings & Events | Photographer: Ellen Ashton Photography | Venue: MUSE Event Center | Floral: Bel Fiore | Food: Mintahoe Catering Desserts/Cake: Farina Bakeshop | Dress: The White Room | Menswear: Martin Patrick 3 | Rentals: On Solid Ground Vintage Rentals | Place Settings: Linen Effects | Stationery: A Milestone Paper Co. | Hair & Makeup: Sarah Elizabeth Artistry | Signage: Rosann K Calligraphy

Rosetree Weddings | Emily + Paul’s Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Wedding

It’s throw back time! Almost exactly one year ago, Emily & Paul held their wedding day at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory- a truly unique venue in St. Paul.

The couple selected a bold, dramatic color combination of red & black, with touches of white.  Her bridesmaids wore either short red cocktail style one shoulder dresses or a bold floral print full-length dress. The combination was striking! Emily’s dress was a stunning drop-waist lace and tulle low-back gown that looked so beautiful on her. She paired it with a cascading bouquet of red orchids, white peonies, and assorted lilies.

The duo’s ceremony was in the Sunken Garden (inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory)- a really spectacular, picturesque space ideal for the nature lover that wants an intimate option.

Following Emily & Paul’s intimate ceremony, was their reception at the Bullard Rainforest Auditorium. Which provides spectacular views of the Como Zoo grounds and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory tower gardens. It also has an adjoining terrace great for soaking in the sweeping views of the gorgeous grounds.

In addition to the ceremony guests, the reception was also attended by an adorable penguin (unexpected & much welcomed perk of getting married at a zoo)!

Decor was simple black and white, with the focus on laid-back fun and the venue’s naturally beautiful view.

It was a wonderful celebration and we’re thrilled for the couple!

 

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Ceremony & Reception Venue: Como Park Zoo and Conservatory | Photographer: Eric Vest Photography| Hair: Hair Police| Bridal Makeup: Bridget O’Donnell | Bridesmaids Makeup: Nan Fletcher| Florist: Debbie Turner Flowers| Wedding Coordination:  Rosetree Weddings & Events | Transportation: Total Transportation Corporation | DJ:  Beautiful Day DJs | Photo Booth: Photo Booth Creations|Exclusive Catering: Lancer Catering| Cake: Buttercream | Invitations: Minted | Dress: Bridal Accents Couture (Watters) | Suit: Men’s Wearhouse

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

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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
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
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
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!

Garden style bouquet in shades of green, purple, white and deep navy blue

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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