Category: Real Weddings

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

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

Rosetree Weddings | Julie & Nic’s Minneapolis Club Wedding

We’ve all heard the saying “the devil’s in the details”… and although that may be true in some cases, details happen to be our jam! And when a couple comes to us with LOTS of ideas for amazing, unique details, we are on board 100%!  Julie and Nic’s Minneapolis Club travel inspired wedding was just that.

Nic is Dutch and it was important to the couple to incorporate that. As soon as guests received their invitations, it was clear that this would be an incredibly special and festive occasion.

The couple sported some fancy dutch footwear, aka clogs. And their amazing food  (um, Filet and Scallops, yes please!) was definitely a tribute as well from the mimosa station to the candy bar, each item was thoughtfully selected and delicious.

Each of the tables was named after a destination and was adorned with a lovely centerpiece created with succulents, roses, dusty miller, orchids and a variety of greenery. Purple, grey and green is a beautiful combination!

They also had a caricature artist set-up during the cocktail hour + reception – this was a fantastic activity and a really fun favor for guests to take home!

If you want to check out the photographer’s blog too, here is the link! They included a ton more pictures not seen below, and we’re doing the same on Instagram, so don’t forget to follow us there as well.

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Venue:  Minneapolis Club| Photographer: Tandem Tree | Florist: Luna Vinca| Invitations: Katie Murphy Stationery| Cake: The Copper Hen| Band: The Riverside Hitmen| Bride Attire: Allure Bridals| Groom Attire: Pal Zileri| Makeup Artist: Lisa Reinhardt| Caricature Artist: Caricatures by Lisa| Officiant: Cris Anderson – Minnesota Officiants

Rosetree Weddings|Favorite Weddings & Events of 2016

It’s natural for businesses to spend the last few weeks of the year reflecting on what has made the year memorable. Every Rosetree couple is incredibly unique and each one of their weddings holds a special place in our heart. Their love inspires us, motivates us, and brings us endless joy. Our lives are more rewarding and fulfilled because of this amazing work (if you could call it that). Our gratitude for everyone that crossed our paths in this journey is endless.  It seems that there are never quite enough “thank you’s” to be said to the couples that allow us to be part of their love story, and the vendors that help us make these wedding day visions a reality.

So with the closing of 2016, it only seemed right for us to share with you a few images that embody the year- the best of the best from this remarkable year. We suppose you could call them our favorites of 2016. It took hours of browsing through our fantastic portfolio of weddings and events to decide what to share (side note: we have a few that we can’t share with you just yet because we have something extra special planned for them). But we think we finally did it.

We can’t wait to see what this year holds in store for us- 2017 has a lot to live up to (we have a feeling it’s up to the challenge)!

Enjoy!

 

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Favorite detail elements: The AMAZING cake table (of course, the cake is pretty awesome too) and the bride’s dress!

Venue: Van Dusen Mansion

Photographer: Kelly Birch Photography

Floral: Lilia Floral

Desserts/Cake: Amy’s Cupcake Shop

Dress: The White Room

Menswear: Men’s Warehouse

Rentals: Apres Tent & Party Rental

Place Settings: Ampersand

Stationery: A Milestone Paper Co.

Hair & Makeup: Warpaint International

Styling/Coordination: Rosetree Weddings & Events

 

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Minnesota wedding planners, Rosetree Events, best weddings of 2016 in Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minnesota wedding planners, Rosetree Events, best weddings of 2016 in Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minnesota wedding planners, Rosetree Events, best weddings of 2016 in Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minnesota wedding planners, Rosetree Events, best weddings of 2016 in Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minnesota wedding planners, Rosetree Events, best weddings of 2016 in Minnesota, Twin Cities

Favorite design elements:  Pretty much everything! The color palette and florals are extra romantic and beautiful.

Venue: MUSE Event Center

Photographer: Ellen Ashton Photography

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

Styling/Coordination: Rosetree Weddings & Events

 

Rebecca & Jagmeet
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Favorite detail elements:  Aside from the colors and stunning attire, this wedding was a multi-day celebration with impeccable design, incredible variety and SO much joyous celebration.

Photos: Erin Johnson Photo

Ceremony Venue: Sikh Society of Minnesota

Reception Venue: Walker Art Center

Hair/Makeup: Taylor Camas & Jacki Leger

Invitations: Minted.com

Florals, Lighting + Rentals: Festivities

Catering + Cake: D’Amico

Sitar Player: Amitabh Singh

DJ: DJ Harsh Chicago

Transportation: Greyline Transportation

Dress Designer: Che Bella

Seamstress: A Stitch Above the Rest

Videography: Blake Cohen

Photobooth: Traveling Photo Booth

Henna: Ancient Traditions Mehndi, Angela Skrade

 

Ryan & Anna
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Minnesota wedding planners, Rosetree Events, best weddings of 2016 in Minnesota, Twin Cities

Favorite design elements: We’re in love with Aria. It’s a super cool venue with a great floor plan, architectural detail for days and more character than you can image. The couple’s timeless color palette and lush floral decor was dreamy!

Photos: Ash & James Photography

Venue: Aria Mpls

Officiant: Rev Phillip Wagner

Florist: LaPetite Fleur

Musicians: Lynn O’brien

DJ: Instant Request

Hair/Makeup: Blast Dry Bar

Catering+ Cake: Deco Catering

Dress: A&BE Bridal

 

Tell us below what your favorite things of 2016 were and what you’re looking forward to in 2017 in the comment section below!

Rosetree Wedding | Abbey & Robb’s Winter Wedding at Loews Hotel Mpls

Abbey and Robb’s big day was a modern wedding with a holiday twist, which we loved! We’re wild about Christmas, and hearing Abbey and Rob’s vision got us giddy! From the evergreen accents to the sequin bridesmaid dresses, this was one gorgeous winter wedding! The crazy thing is, this feels like it was yesterday. But it was actually last year!

We asked Abbey what the most memorial part of the day was for her. She said “We have known each other for so many years, and knew that our wedding was going to include a huge number of our mutual friends that we grew up with. Therefore, we had a goal of having this night be the ultimate dance party. We chose a venue that could accommodate our late-night wishes – our number one rule in choosing a venue was a place that would let us dance until 2:00 AM because we knew our friends would be up for the challenge. We found it in the Loews Hotel! The lighting and décor lent itself to the perfect late-night party atmosphere. Hands-down, our favorite memory was looking around at all of our friends and family tearing it up on the dance floor. We had an epic rendition of “Shout” including a packed dance floor, people doing the worm and other creative moves. By the end of the night, all the remaining dancers were doing hand-stands on the stage. We wouldn’t have had it any other way.”

We want to also say congratulations to the lovebirds for just celebrating their first wedding anniversary (even though they’ve actually been together since high school, it’s still worth celebrating!). Since we didn’t share these stunning images with you last December, what better time than right before Christmas?

Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
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Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.

Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.
Classic, Modern Winter Wedding in Minnesota by Rosetree Events.

 

Makeup Artist: Julie Swenson Beauty | Invitations/Papergoods:  Paper Rock Scissors | Rentals: Rudy’s Event Rentals  | Hair: Sarah Peterson | Pianist: Julie Lindorff | String Musician: Samantha Isomura | Lighting: Phos Events | Gastropub: The Happy Gnome | Reception Band:  The R Factor | DJ: Events by MV  Florals: Carol Stutzke| Ceremony: Immanuel Lutheran Church | Reception: Loews Hotel Mpls | Photographer: Megan Norman Photography |Linens: Linen Effects | Cake: Buttercream |Transportation: MN Party Bus

Rosetree Wedding | Sally + Andrew

Now that the weather is starting to get chillier, we are dreaming of Sally + Andrew’s Hawaii-inspired wedding day at Sally’s family cabin in Emily, MN. Sally + Andrew were both born and raised in the Midwest, but decided to make a life-changing move to Maui, Hawaii in 2010 and have loved every second of it! Although they came back to Minnesota to get married, they knew they wanted to incorporate a few tropical touches into their wedding day. We love the clean colors of white and navy combined with their hints of Hawaiian flair. Sally + Andrew, congratulations once again, and we hope you are enjoying married life in Hawaii!

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From Sally (the beautiful bride):

We met and began dating in 2006 at the University of Kansas. We were both born and raised in the Midwest, so after college graduation we decided to make a big change and try our luck at moving to Maui, Hawaii. We have been living in Maui since 2010 and have loved every second! Andy works at Kapalua Golf, and it was only fitting that he proposed on the most iconic Hole #5 of the Kapalua Bay Course on the Pacific Ocean at sunset.

We decided the place that was most special to both of us was my family cabin in northern Minnesota. We wanted the look to be crisp, clean, and with a touch of Hawaiian influence. We chose navy and white as our colors with beautiful white orchids and lush tropical greenery. Our Minnesota friends and family worked hard all summer getting the property perfect for our wedding day.

Planning a northern Minnesota wedding from the middle of the Pacific seemed like a daunting task, so I hired Rosetree Weddings & Events as our wedding planner and day-of coordinator. Rosetree helped provide recommendations of vendors, helped coordinate decor and rentals, and helped keep me on a timeline of what needed to be done.

I loved our ceremony. We wrote the entire thing ourselves after reading many ceremonies online. We had our family friend, Pete, marry us and it was a great blend of traditional vows, humor, fun music, and we even did a Hawaiian Lei exchange. We incorporated a few Hawaiian songs we love, “Honey Baby” by Three Plus, and had our friend, Joe, play “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” on the ukulele. The reception music was incredible. Our group loves to dance, and I don’t think we sat down once!

 

 

Venue: Waldon Family Cabin | Photography: Meg Cooper Photography | Planning + Design: Rosetree Weddings & Events | Floral: Bloom Designs | Rentals: Apres Party & Tent Rental | Catering: Prairie Bay Grill & Catering | Hair & Makeup: Studio Posh | DJ: DJ Michael Grey | Dress: Casablanca Bridal | Menswear: Men’s Wearhouse | Transportation: Reichert Bus Service | Port-a-Potty’s: Fyle’s Portables

Rosetree Wedding | Gina + Scott

Gina + Scott were married on a perfect July day at the gorgeous Camrose Hill Flower Farm in Stillwater, MN. The lush greenery and floral was in full bloom, creating an atmosphere that was nothing short of magical! As we all know, Minnesota summers can be very hot and muggy, but that didn’t stop this couple from having a STUNNING outdoor ceremony, complete with white umbrellas for guests and an enormous eucalyptus garland as the ceremony backdrop. One thing Gina wanted most for her wedding was lots and lots of greenery – and it was everywhere, loves! We had greenery draped all over the place, hanging above the head table, as runners along the farm tables, adorning the Bride & Groom’s chairs at the head table, surrounding the wedding cake from Wuollet Bakery…seriously, it looked like a fairy tale! We added plenty of white pillar candles and crystals to complete the whimsical tone of the evening. Gina + Scott, we are honored to have been a part of your enchanting wedding day, and we hope you are enjoying your lives together as husband and wife and continued success in your lovely storefront Velvet Moon and Dog Threads!!

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From Gina (the beautiful bride):
“If you want to take the pressure off of wondering if everything will go as planned and just enjoy your day, I would strongly suggest hiring Rosetree to plan your wedding. The money we spent on our venue and wedding planner was the best money we spent – well worth every penny. I love the photos as well and think everyone did a wonderful job making the day as magical as it was. It couldn’t have been more perfect for us.”
What did you think of Gina + Scott’s magical garden wedding? Share your thoughts with us in a comment below!

 

Venue + Floral: Camrose Hill Flower Farm | Photography: Canary Grey Photography | Rentals: Ultimate Events | Entertainment: Joel Shapira; Adagio Djay Entertainment | Catering: Lake Elmo Inn | Desserts: Wuollet Bakery | Hair: Mel from Evolution Salon | Makeup: Tina Beaupre | Transportation: Stillwater Trolley

Rosetree Wedding | Shari + Andrew

Shari + Andrew’s wedding was so adorable! Held at the contemporary Minneapolis Central Library, their wedding day was full of sweet emotions and simplistic touches. One of our favorite parts of this wedding was the groom’s wooden bow tie! Paired with a denim undershirt and a succulent boutonniere, Andrew’s attire was both casual and incredibly stylish. Their wedding included gorgeous florals from Ashley Fox Designs, delicious sweets from Mon Petit Cheri, and live bluegrass music from Sawtooth Brothers, resulting in a very personalized wedding day that we will forever cherish. Congratulations Shari + Andrew, we loved working with you on your wedding plans!

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Venue: Minneapolis Central Library | Photography: Matt Lien Photography | Floral: Ashley Fox Designs | Decor Rentals: The Vintage Type | Ceremony Backdrop + Lighting: Avant Decor | Entertainment: Sawtooth Brothers Music | Catering: Mintahoe Catering & Events | Desserts: Mon Petit Cheri