Get your ooohs and ahhhs ready, because this wedding from Ashley Biess Photography has adorable written all over it. Overflowing with sweet and sentimental details all sitting pretty in the beautiful Blumen Gardens, it’s image after image of lovely. To top it all off, The Petal Boutique made sure the blooms were plentiful and pretty, serving as the icing on the cake to this stunning day. See it all here.
From the Bride… I knew right away that White Pines Wedding Canyon was where I wanted our ceremony to be. My family has been going to White Pines for years for our family reunions, and having such a life changing event there seemed right. I was lucky because Aaron loved it from the moment he saw it, and so it was set. It had every part of “outdoorsy” we were looking for. Blumen Gardens was a gem. All it took was one evening stroll through their gardens, all lit up and sparkling, to know it was the perfect place for our reception. The building had charm and personality, and the staff decorated so well for the season—pumpkins, scarecrows, leaves, and vintage signs that accompanied our fall wedding perfectly. We loved everything about it!
At our reception, we wanted to serve our guests a variety of fall treats, including apple cider from Jonamac Orchard (where where had our engagement photos taken). Our dessert table was exquisite. Laura from Swiss Made Bakery did such a wonderful job setting it up in a way that it blended with Blumen Gardens, and everyone in the family had plenty to take home and enjoy for a few weeks!
The rest of the wedding was in the details. From our owl cake toppers, handmade in Italy, complete with Aaron’s golf cap, to our taffy apples, to the wine cork name tags, to our memorial table where not a single special person was forgotten, we were truly blessed to have the wedding we did. Thanks Mom and Dad!
Photography: Ashley Biess Photography | Ceremony Venue: White Pines Wedding Canyon in Mount Morris, Illinois | Reception Venue: Blumen Gardens in Sycamore, Illinois | Wedding Planner: Ladi Events | Cinematography: Studio One | Floral Design: The Petal Boutique | Caterer: Nat’s on Maple | Dessert: Swiss Made Bakery | Apple Cider: Jonamac Orchard | Cake Topper: Perilla Pets | DJ: Music By Design | Props + Lighting: Upstaging, Inc. |Chairs: Arlington Rental | Transportation: AAA Limousine | Ringer Bearer Sign: Bragging Bags | Wedding Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas | Guest Book: Hers and Mine Designs | Wedding Dress: David’s Bridal | Veil: Brendas Bridal Veils | Bridal Shoes: New Bride Co | Bridesmaids’ Attire: David’s Bridal | Flower Girl Dress: Olivia Kate Couture |Groom’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse | Hair + Makeup: Ami Christianson