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Garden-Inspired Wedding at Bride’s Parent’s Home in Toledo, Ohio

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Weddings

Emma and David hosted their intimate garden party-inspired wedding day at Emma’s childhood home with their closest loved ones. Their day was filled with a vulnerable intimacy that was made possible by being in the home where the couple first fell in love as teenagers during their high school years. During their wedding planning process, […]

Lake Michigan Honeymoon Shoot in Ludington, Michigan

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Portraits

We joined Sydney and Jonathan for a honeymoon shoot along the shores of Lake Michigan at Ludington State Park. They enjoyed a lakeside picnic underneath the umbrella and ended with a sweet treat of macarons and champagne. Their love for each other and chemistry was so palpable the whole shoot – they were just snuggled […]

Renaissance-Inspired Bridal Fashion Editorial Shoot

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Editorial

This bridal-style editorial was inspired by dreamy Renaissance-style paintings featuring lush gardens. I wanted this shoot to resemble a modern interpretation of a common Renaissance painting scene; a woman adorned in delicate clothes and surrounded by illustrious florals. Then the twist was to bring in some classical and delicate bridal elements to bring this classical […]

Elegant Winter Wedding at Venue3Two in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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On a crisp December day, we joined the most incredible vendor team to celebrate Mackenzie and Christian as they joined together in marriage at the lovely Venue3Two in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was a lovely day filled with joy, laughter, heartfelt tears, cake, dancing, and lots of college spirit! Mackenzie was one of the most […]

Intimate Wedding at Montaluce Winery in Northern Georgia

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Brooke and Cory celebrated their intimate wedding day at the lovely Montaluce Winery. This venue is a little slice of Europe nestled in the hills of Northern Georgia. As soon as you step onto the property, you will feel transported to a Tuscan-inspired villa overlooking rolling hills lined with grapevines. The bride, Brooke, is an […]

Greencrest Manor Engagement Shoot in Battle Creek, Michigan

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Engagements

The inspiration for this engagement shoot planned and designed by Jeannene Lillie Events and captured beautifully by The Fourniers was to celebrate Christine and Tony’s engagement with a stylized picnic and the stunning Greencrest Manor.  During the planning phase, the couple shared that they would love to have included some fruits that are a part […]

Garden-Inspired Intimate Wedding at Venue3Two in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Editorial

The inspiration for this shoot planned and designed by the Jeannene Lillie Events team and captured beautifully by The Fourniers was to showcase a wedding design that could inspire couples interested in having intimate at-home weddings filled with intentional and personalized details and lush florals.  When searching for a venue that embodied both the inspiration […]

Mission San Juan Capistrano Elopement

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Editorial

When searching for a venue that embodied both the inspiration for a classic modern elopement but with a timeless modern twist, the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano and its beautiful grandiose architecture created the perfect backdrop for our elopement. As we designed the shoot, we focused on curating a design and color palette that was both […]

European Inspired Vineyard Micro Wedding in Pittsburgh

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Editorial

Poised on top of a hilltop just an hour outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania sits the family-owned Vinoski Winery; lovingly referred to as “the castle”. With its Château-like architecture, beautiful scenery, and spacious rooms, it was the perfect venue to host a European-inspired micro-wedding shoot.  The vision for this shoot was to create inspiration for couples […]

Greencrest Manor Intimate Elopement

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When Michael and I got engaged in April 2018, we dreamed about a weekend-long celebration with our closest friends and family in my hometown of San Diego. When COVID-19 caused us to reschedule our original wedding plans, we were truly devastated. We had been planning our wedding for two years and had curated an intentional […]

Intimate Lake Michigan Beach Elopement

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Editorial

We are absolutely smitten with this shoreline wedding inspiration .. the beautiful light, pale blues, and elegant florals all come together to create this dreamy vision of a wedding day. You can almost feel the breeze blowing over the water! Personally, we can’t think of anything more restful than relaxing along the water and having […]

Romantic Downtown Wedding in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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On a warm August afternoon, my sister-in-law married her high school sweetheart in the most beautiful celebration of their love and commitment. Taylor and Matthew are two of the sweetest souls I have ever met and I’m so lucky to have them as a part of my family and to have served as their wedding […]

Classic Summer Wedding at Pinnacle Golf Club in Columbus, Ohio

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Weddings

We loved the experience of coordinating Jessica and Donald’s late June wedding in Columbus, Ohio! These two are some of the sweetest people and boy do they and their loved ones know how to party! These two and their families were filled with infectious smiles and bubbling laughter the whole day as these two promised […]

Elegant Wedding at the Old Courthouse in Cleveland, Ohio

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Rachael and Peter met in law school and are both currently lawyers so it was only fitting that their wedding venue was an old historic courthouse in Cleveland, Ohio; near Peter’s hometown. Rachael is an origami designer and created many beautiful personalized touches for their wedding day and one of them gave us a boost […]

Colorful Fall Wedding at Zingerman Cornman Farms in Dexter, Michigan

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Weddings

Ellen and Chris hosted their fall wedding celebration at the lovely modern farmhouse at Zingerman Cornman Farms located in Dexter, Michigan. Their wedding design was filled with a mix of spring and fall colors of navy, blush, grey, ivory, and light blue to balance the design between the two seasons! Ellen and her bridesmaids got […]

Modern Farmhouse Private Estate Wedding near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Weddings

Sarah and Andrew’s wedding day was overflowing with love and support from all of their incredible loved ones! They dreamed of hosting their wedding day at the groom’s family home in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania; so our team set out to bring a tented wedding venue to the family farmhouse! Our lovely bride Sarah wanted to […]

Floral Designer Branding Shoot: Niloo Rosi Design

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Editorial

Creating artful and intentional designs for our creative vendor friends is one of the most rewarding experiences we have as an artistic colleague – designing for creatives truly fills up my bucket! We were honored to curate a branding shoot for Niloo Rosi Design alongside Christina Harrison Photography. The vision we landed on was an […]

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