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Lisa + Mark Wedding | Willowhaven Interpretive Center | Civic Auditorium ~ Kankakee, Illinois | Fuse Salon

who doesn’t love a beautiful country themed wedding? more so, who doesn’t love a country themed wedding that actually takes place in the country and oozes “country” in every single detail? well this girl does and that is exactly what lisa + mark desired. lisa + mark are honestly the most adorable couple you will ever meet. lisa is a kindergarten teacher and mark teachers junior high.  both of them have huge hearts and love one another tremendously.  when i first met them face-to-face i knew that this is why i do what i do…to meet beautiful people like lisa + mark.  prior to the wedding lisa and i had a fun day shooting her bridal portrait session and i enjoyed getting to know her more.  lisa is tender, thoughtful and appreciates good humor. every single detail of their beautiful country themed wedding was diy. there was a gorgeous simplicity and restraint in what they chose to include in their wedding decor.  mark and all of his groomsmen and family set up the reception space and …

Chicago Wedding Photographer | Dianna + Joe | Architectural Artifacts

i am so excited to share some of the photos from dianna + joe’s wedding at architectural artifacts. i first met dianna + joe last fall and instantly fell in love with their sense of humor and adorable puppy love.  to sum it up, dianna + joe are fun!!  our engagement session at the chicago botanic gardens last fall was awesome and getting to get to know them during our session and afterward has been amazing.  dianna + joe are the type of people you always want to know and have around.  they laugh continuously and they are two of the most genuine people i have ever met. dianna + joe got ready at the blackstone hotel and their first look was held in the park across the street under gorgeous dabbled light.  the bridal party then hoped onto the trolley and we made our way to some of dianna’s favorite spots in the city; the la salle street bridge, milton olive park, michigan avenue and the tribune building.  our final stop was architectural artifacts!! …