Posts tagged real wedding
Spring Wedding | Pear Tree Estate | Champaign, IL

Finding your soul mate can take time.  Finding a soul mate for YOU that is also the perfect fit for YOUR KIDS may take a little longer.  And sometimes, finding the right person for you and your children can happen when you're not even looking.   Leslie, a single mom to Ryanne and Braden, was introduced to Andrew through mutual friends a couple years ago.  From the very beginning, Andrew has assisted with homework, attended sporting events and lent a helping hand however he could. Along the way, he fell in love with all three of them.   We were thrilled that Sweet Darling Weddings had the honor to photograph their wedding day... the day they officially became a family.

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Sunrise Trash the Dress Session | Riviera Maya, Cancun

Sometimes, particularly for destination weddings, couples will choose to do a day after session.  They have also been called "Trash the Dress" sessions.   Kelly and Kale opted to do a sunrise session two days after their wedding that had us squealing with delight.   It was a chance to be a little more adventurous without the bride having to worry about her wedding gown since the wedding day is over. 

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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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Eric + Rebecca | Navy, Peach, Coral Wedding + Refinery Reception | Champaign, IL

....Oh, and speaking of the suit, we loved hearing Eric talk about it while he was waiting for Rebecca for the first look.  He said, "I've worn a lot of suits and tuxes for weddings, but none of them have felt as good as this one does today."   Isn't that just the sweetest thing to read?  What a unique way to articulate his love for Rebecca on his wedding day.  

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