Posts in Champaign
Boho Styled Shoot | Pear Tree Estate | Champaign, IL

Pear Tree Estate is an incredible wedding venue in Champaign.  It's definitely a 'must see' for central Illinois brides.  Almost every month, L.A. Gourmet Catering & Pear Tree Estate invite their future brides and grooms to a tasting where they are treated to scrumptious food and desserts as well as lavish decor designed to be decorating inspiration for their couples.  This month's tasting was rich with a boho theme and colorful wildflowers.  We had so much fun with our models and all of the vendors involved!

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University of Illinois Sweethearts | Fall Engagement Session | Champaign, IL

Katie and Dan's love story began at the Noyes Lab on the University of Illinois UIUC campus and Dan proposed to Katie at the Arboretum in Urbana so it only made sense that we visit those places to take their engagement pictures.    It was a typical late fall day in central Illinois with a chill in the air that only encouraged more cozying up which definitely worked in our favor.  ;-) We can't wait for their wedding day at Pear Tree Estate!

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Outdoor Ceremony Pear Tree Estate | Brandon + Shanon

On an unseasonably cool (hallelujah!) August afternoon Brandon and Shanon said their 'I do's' during a sweet outdoor ceremony at Pear Tree Estate in the country just north of Champaign, IL.  Their wedding had so many thoughtful touches, such as having some of the lace from her mom's wedding gown incorporated into her floral bouquet.  

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Elegant Blush & Navy Wedding | Pear Tree Estate | Tyler + Abby

When I, Kristin, first met Tyler he was 6 years old.  He had the biggest brown eyes and sweetest smile - and used them to flirt with me, his uncle's new girlfriend!  Needless to say, I quickly fell in love with my hubby's nephews (Tyler and his brother Dustin, who we had the privilege of photographing his wedding last fall), and have enjoyed watching them grow up just a few doors down.  It warms my heart to no end that both boys have found the loves of their lives! As Abby's sister said...

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Bobby + Jenn | Hilton Garden Inn Wedding | Champaign

There are negative people. And there are positive people. There are sad people. And there are happy people.There are people when you are near them, you want to claw your eyeballs out. And there are people who from the first time you meet them, you don’t want your time with them to end.

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