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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. […]

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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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They met across the world, both thousands of miles from home. After dating internationally, they got married in the village of Cossonay, Switzerland. As the two were presented as Mr. and Mrs. Miller, the cathedral bells rang overhead. They honeymooned in the Alps and then traveled to Joseph’s mountain cabin in Montana to prepare for […]

Montana Summer Wedding Celebration

Montana Summer Wedding Photography - Karen Elise Photography

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After days of foreboding clouds and drizzling rain, the spring morning dawned clear and sunny.  As her heart fluttered madly in her chest, the days of planning, checking and then rechecking every detail faded into the past. Today was the day she would finally marry the man she loved. As she donned her beautiful white […]

Fresh Spring Wedding – David & Rhoda

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