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Elegant Forest Green Wedding

Lorraine & Paul

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Wisconsin Backyard Wedding 

edna and  jeremy

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Her dad’s eyes’ glistened as Mom wiped a tear. The last words of a farewell song drifted off into the chapel. Jeremiah and Elizabeth had said their last goodbyes to their family. Friends and kin gathered ’round, wishing them well with fond smiles and laughter. Then, with a last wave, they were off to their […]

Elizabeth and Jeremiah’s Peach and Mint Wedding

Peach and Mint Wedding | Karen Elise Photography

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I had a feeling Lisa and Lester’s Coppes Commons wedding was gonna be a fun one but I didn’t expect their incredible attention to detail. From handwritten place cards for the servers to the carefully chosen jewelry Lisa wore, each piece reflected their graceful, elegant taste. Not every couple can rock the dance floor alongside […]

Lisa & Lester’s Dusty Pink Coppes Commons Wedding

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The lights twinkled overhead. Guests’ quiet tones were muffled by the soft music drifting across the room. The candles were lit. Close family and friends were seated on either side of the aisle. The roses and eucalyptus draping the altar had been arranged to perfection. Everything was ready. Paul stood at the altar, waiting expectantly. […]

Lorraine & Paul’s Elegant Forest Green Wedding

Elegant Forest Green Wedding | Karen Elise Photography

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He was tall, dark, and handsome… but he wasn’t her type. They met at a mutual friend’s wedding and hit it off right away. Edna was a server and since Jeremy came late, she was sure he was hungry so she offered him ice cream, (four times,) to which he repeatedly replied “no thanks.” Although […]

Edna & Jeremy’s Wisconsin Spring Backyard Wedding

Modest Lace Wedding Dress |Karen Photography

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The date was set. The venue was scheduled and the wedding dress was ready. We were only several weeks out from the wedding when I called Becca to check in on their wedding plans. News of a virus had been circulating but it hadn’t seemed like a big deal. But all of a sudden, businesses […]

Becca & Mervin’s Blush Pink Indiana Wedding

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Stephen met us at the door as we walked into the church house, wearing a huge smile. We had known Stephen for a while but had only seen him off an on throughout the years. He’s always had a large, bubbling personality but I have never seen him as excited as he was that day. […]

Illinois Wedding

Beaded blush wedding dress and groom with gray suit

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Caroline is the oldest of five girls and the third sister to get married within a year! Their wedding dawned with a light, sprinkling rain but quickly became a torrent. I woke up to gray clouds outside my hotel window and immediately thought of Caroline. I knew she must be disappointed since they had planned […]

Barn on Stoney Hill Wedding

Wisconsin Wedding at The Barn on Stoney Hill - Karen Elise Photography

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Welcome to a brand new blog series, “Bride to Bride!” With a focus on modern elegance, simple design, and joyful moments, this series is for the stylish bride looking for modest wedding dress inspiration, fresh florals, and resources for her own wedding day. Follow along to see real weddings and love stories along with links […]

Burgundy Fall Wedding | Bride to Bride

Navy & Burgundy Fall Wedding in Middlebury Indiana - Modest Wedding Inspiration

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It was the morning of their wedding and Kevin woke up with a migraine. Quickly sending text messages to their friends and family asking them to pray, they gathered their bags and left for the church. Upon arriving, Kevin went to lie down while Royal started with her hair and makeup. When the news came […]

Mint & Peach Indiana Wedding

Indiana Mint Green & Peach Wedding - Karen Elise Photography

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They planned a destination wedding in Hawaii and were married beside the ocean with the sun setting behind them. Paul & Rachel opted for a simple laid back vibe and said their vows surrounded by a small number of close friends and family. As the ceremony began a nearby group of local teenagers equipped with […]

Hawaii Destination Wedding

Hawaii Destination Wedding - Karen Elise Photography

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