A few weeks back Vanessa and TJ tied the knot in true small town fashion. We always say we love shooting weddings at home because we’re guaranteed to capture a full day of love and friendship and intimacy. Everyone knows everyone, right down to the vendors and it just feels like a big family reunion that by the end of the night we wish we could be adopted in to, even just for a little bit!
From morn’ till night, July 20th was an all-day celebration. The laughs were constant, the mood was lit, the cars were shined and love filled every room TJ and Vanessa walked into. Oh, and the weather was impeccable!
It was our first time shooting at the St. Martins Church and our first time seeing the Social Center turned sideways and set up completely different than any other event we’ve attended there. Both were so refreshingly fun to shoot!
Knowing the Hayduk’s from way way back made this wedding an extra special one for us. We’re softies just as much as the next guy and we were feelin’ it from the first kiss to every heartfelt speech. Thankfully the room had comedians on both sides of the wedding party to snap us out of it and offer a sip from a giant martini glasses to anyone that would take one. Anything for family! Haha
Be sure to check out the vendors and appreciate the sweet rides Vanessa and TJ incorporated into their day. A girl after my own heart, Vanessa put so much attention to detail into her wedding day, right down to prepping her home and turning it into a bridal suite furnished with her father-in-law’s vintage sofa. *squeal!*
The cars belong to the dads and fit right in considering TJ manages his family auto biz and inherited a love for anything on four wheels.
What a day! Perfect in every way! Cheers to Vanessa and TJ!
Bride’s dress/jewelry: Bridal Debut
Suit/Accessories: Derk’s Formals
Bridesmaid’s dresses: Bridal Debut
Bridesmaid’s jewelry: J.L. Johnson’s Jewelry
Floral Design: Creative Designs by Amanda
Make-Up: Blown Away Beautik
Hair: Hair Fantasies
Caterer: Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Food Truck: Orbit Food Truck
Cake: Love At First Bite by Ashley Hayduk
DJ: Michael Simpson
Favors/Gifts: Timberandtine – Etsy
Linens/Coverings: Black & Pink Creations Wedding & Event Rentals