Erica & Cory

Andrea & Cole

POSTED IN Weddings ON September 27, 2018

From the first meeting with Andrea & Cole at a Dairy Queen (yay for ice cream meetings) in small town Illinois, I just knew that these two were going to be the sweetest addition to my 2017 lineup for wedding season! They are the types of peope who have the sweetest of hearts and you just want to be best friends with them forever!

Their wedding day was nothing short of romantic, beautiful and joy filled, precious moments between all that attended! Despite the 90 degree, midwest day, we had fun walking around the outdoorsy Camp Walter Scott in Deiterich, Illinois searching for the perfect spot for portraits & I'm pretty sure we found it! This camp is actually where Andrea grew up going to summer church camp, so this spot meant a lot to both of them!


But hold up...their FIRST LOOK was the absolute sweetest! Cole was tearing up just at the fact that he could hear his bride rustling through the leaves as she walked towards him. I wish you all could have been a bug on a tree to withness the tender love that Cole has for his beautiful bride! Just take a look for yourself in the photos above!!


& let's not forget about Luke, Andrea's little brother. He blessed every single person at the ceremony by singing a song to the bride & groom!! Let me be the first to admit, there wasn't a dry eye for miles. Michelle, my second shooter, and I exchanged a teary glance during the song and we both about lost it! 


The reception had a lot to live up to coming from such a beautiful day, and boy it did not disappoint. Starting with a lightsaber war between the bride & groom (this group LOVES Star Wars), onto the biggest Cupid Shuffle you ever did see, followed by lots of dancing and laughs we truly had a great time!


Andrea & Cole // You two were a blessing to ME on your wedding day! I know that the love that you two have for each other and those that surround you is immeasurable. I wish you nothing but blessings & happiness in your marriage!



Cheers to all of the amazing vendors that helped make this day so perfect:

Ceremony Venue: Camp Walter Scott, Deiterich, IL

Reception Venue/Catering: Thelma Keller Convention Center, Effingham, IL

Dresses: Adagio Bridal Boutiue, Peoria, IL 

Tuxedos: Mens Wearhouse- Bloomington, IL

Florals: Late Bloomer on Main, Shelbyville, IL

Rings: Flora Gems, Decatur, IL

Invitations: Vistaprint


authentic . intimate . timeless

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