September 18, 2013

Elkhart Wedding | Backyard Wedding on the St. Joe | Ashley & Marcus

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I’ve patiently waited to post this blog. I’ve sat here with my hand on the publish button for a week. I absolutely adore Ashley and Marcus and their wedding. I loved the personal touches and how they let their personalities show in the details. Ashley & Marc were married on the St. Joe River in Bristol, near Elkhart, Indiana. It was a private wedding in Ashley’s mother’s backyard. The ceremony was romantic and the reception was full of laughter. I don’t think the day could have gone any better than it did.Elkhart Backyard Wedding_001 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_002 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_003 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_004 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_005 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_006 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_007 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_008 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_009 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_010 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_011 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_012 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_013 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_014 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_015 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_016 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_017 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_018 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_019 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_020 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_021 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_022 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_023 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_024 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_025The rain was romantic. Honestly, when it started to sprinkle Ashley said, “I love rain.” It couldn’t have fit this day more perfectly.

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Instead of a unity candle, the couple watered a plant together.Elkhart Backyard Wedding_030 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_031 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_032Ashley owns Fierce Forward, a successful health & fitness business.Elkhart Backyard Wedding_033 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_034 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_035 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_036 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_037 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_038 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_039 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_040 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_041

I absolutely loved how they incorporated things that they both love in such a subtle way, like the skulls.Elkhart Backyard Wedding_042 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_043 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_044 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_045 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_046 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_047

Aren’t the floating flower candles just lovely?Elkhart Backyard Wedding_048 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_049 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_050 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_051 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_052 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_053 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_054 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_055 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_056 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_057 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_058 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_059 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_060 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_061 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_062 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_063 Elkhart Backyard Wedding_064

Ceremony & Reception Location: Bride’s Mother’s home
Catering: Nelson’s Chicken
Wedding Colors: Fall Orange, Black, White
Officiant: Thomas (Tommy) Kazmierczak
Wedding Dress: Antique
Bridesmaid Dresses: Antique
Suits: Cream Colored Louie’s Tux Shop
Hair & Make-up: Salon Rouge
Florist: Mother & Bride
Cake Designer: Sugar Rush
Entertainment: Matt & Marty Lowe. DJ RazorX
Veil: Swarovski Leaf
Shoes: Free People

 

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