There is always something I automatically gravitate to when first opening a gallery of images. But you know what pulled me in immediately with these gorgeous images by Matt Lien Photography? The way he looks at her. And the way she looks at him. So when you add in the stunning florals from Munster Rose and too many fabulous details to count, you can guarantee by the end I’ve turned into complete wedding mush. See even more in the VAULT.
From The Bride…Stephen and I wanted our wedding to be a representation of our love, who we are, and who we will be as husband and wife. We absolutely loved the planning process! We enjoyed going to Starbucks on a nightly basis to discuss anything ranging from our vows to what kind of charger plates to use. We only went to look at one venue, and knew right away that the Calhoun Beach Club was where we wanted to get married. The classic, elegant, and sophisticated look of the venue was both modern and traditional. This was exactly what we were looking for.
This classic, romantic, and timeless feeling was the overall theme for our special day. Our color scheme included shades of blush, ivory, green, and gold. For our ceremony, I walked down the fairytale staircase at Calhoun Beach Club where my soon to be husband was waiting for me under our beautiful floral trellis. Our 200 guests enjoyed the string quartet that played during our ceremony and outside on the terrace for cocktail hour.
During cocktail hour, guests enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres outside on the terrace while overlooking Lake Calhoun. We offered signature His and Her drinks. His was Stella and Hers was a Cosmopolitan. Guests also enjoyed our Bubbly Bar, which included an assortment of champagnes chilled with floral ice cubes created by Munster Rose.
We placed an assortment of vintage mirrors throughout our venue that were used for our bar menu, guestbook sign, and our hash tag sign. Rosann Konieczny did the calligraphy on the vintage mirrors, which brought a stylish and classic look. Stephen and I had fun going to various antique shops and boutiques throughout Minnesota to find the perfect mirrors!
During the reception, we had a photo booth provided by Matt Lien Photography with a stunning floral backdrop designed by Munster Rose. Our favors were bags of coffee beans from Dogwood Coffee. On the packaging was the story of us and how we first met.
Our day was so special and was such a perfect representation of our love. Everything came together so perfectly thanks to our family, friends, and amazing vendors!
Photography: Matt Lien Photography | Cinematography: Capture Studios | Floral Design: Munster Rose | Wedding Dress: Vera Wang | Stationery: Paperista | Bride's Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Jenny Yoo | Catering: Calhoun Beach Club | Hair + Makeup: emily j. hair + makeup | Calligraphy: Rosann Konieczny Calligrapher | Lighting: Phos Events | DJ: Instant Request | Groom's Attire: Dolce & Gabbana | String Quartet: Alpine String Quartet | Venue: Calhoun Beach Club | Groom's Shoes: Prada | Linen Rentals: Linen Effects