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Rosetree Weddings | Catherine & Jon’s Radisson Blu Downtown Mpls

Catherine & Jon’s wedding day was colorful and fun, with an endless amount of smiles and laughter from the newlyweds. This pair is a great match and were so great to work with! They held a church wedding and ballroom style reception at the Radisson Blu Downtown Mpls.

The day was all about color- pink, orange, red and yellow. Without the flowers, this look wouldn’t have been nearly as successful! The bouquet florals were a tropical mix of vibrant pink hydrangea, exotic yellow orchids, burgundy peonies, and orange roses.  The reception decor included the same florals, with the addition of red orchids, lime green miniature mums, and fuschia stock.  We have to give a round of applause Luna Vinca Floral for creating such great arrangements. No doubt they were a highlight of the day!

We spent some time obsessing over the cake table as well- the combination of rosette linen and rosette cake was so fun! The pop of color from the fresh flower topper was perfect to tie everything together!
During the reception, the couple took to the dance floor and danced into the night! Although it isn’t shared in the photos below, we have to say we thought the song choice for Father, Daughter dance, “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong, was perfection! It’s such a sweet song that embraces the whimsy that life can be. Which, coincidentally, also felt very applicable to the wedding “theme!”
We wish the happy couple all the best! If you want to find some behind the scenes images from the couple, check out their hashtag, #wecanchen!

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Planning: Rosetree Weddings & Events | Ceremony: First Baptist Church | Reception: Radisson Blu Downtown Mpls | Hair/Makeup: Primped | Dress: David’s Bridal | Cake: Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe |Entertainment: DJ Michael Grey |Florist:  Luna Vinca Floral Studio | Photography + Photobooth: Time Into Pixels | Rentals: Linen Effects | Stationery: A Milestone Paper Co.  | Transportation: Eclipse Global Transportation | Video: Jesse Mast

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Rosetree Weddings | Lindsay & Shane’s Lafayette Club Wedding

Lindsay & Shane’s wedding on a beautiful Spring afternoon over Memorial Day weekend. They held a traditional Christian ceremony at  Redeemer Lutheran Church and a timeless reception at Lafayette Club

Before the ceremony, the couple had a moving “first touch”- where they held hands and before the walk down the aisle.  We adore this idea.  They then said their “I Do” with an exquisite again the church’s stained-glass and stone altar.

Lindsay’s dress was stunning! It was elegant, glamorous and ultra feminine.  The low back and fitted embellished bodice paired with the soft tulle skirt was breathtaking! You could tell how beautiful she felt in the gown and Shane was blown away by how phenomenal she looked!

Her bouquet was a lovely mix of garden & traditional roses, babies breath, stock, eucalyptus and dusty miller. It had great “movement” and paired beautifully with her dress. Her bridesmaids carried similar bouquets with the tiniest hint of peach/blush hue, which really complimented their smokey blue dresses.

We love planning wedding receptions at Lafayette Club.  It’s a beautiful, classic venue with superb service, gorgeous grounds and a fantastic view of Lake Minnetonka! They’ve also been around for over 100 years, which is quite charming.

Minnetonka Beach is only 25(ish) minutes west of downtown Minneapolis. It has a gorgeous landscape and feels so far from the city (while still being convenient).

The decor was neutral, yet romantic and timeless in soft ivory, white, gold, and subtle touches of peach.

The couple danced to the Christian/Gospel song, “Ocean” by Hillsong. The lyrics are so powerful and such a representation for their love for one another, which is also rooted so strongly in their Faith.

We were so happy to see this couple join as Husband and Wife. Every wedding is an honor and we thank them for allowing us the opportunity to serve them during this monumental occasion!

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Rosetree Weddings & Events | Ceremony:  Redeemer Lutheran Church | Reception: Lafayette Club | Hair + Makeup:  Mani Mela | Rentals:  Linen Effects | Cake: Buttercream Wedding Cakes | Entertainment: Bella Gala | Florist: Artemisia Studios | Photography: Whitley B Photography  | Videography:  Momentous Films|  Transportation: Silver Rolls Royce 

 

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

 

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