D & K’s Delightful Wedding {Gigi’s Joy Photography: Racine Family Photographer}

D & K were married at a beautiful outdoor wedding in Minnesota. (You can see their engagement portraits here in an earlier blog post.)

K’s mother and sister were on hand to help her get ready.

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait getting ready

The talented bride made all of bouquets for her wedding.

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait details

Leaf necklaces for each of the bridesmaids were made by custom jeweler, John Morgan Panchyshyn.

Union Grove photographer John Morgan Panchyshyn custom necklace leaf

D & K opted for a “first look” at the lake where they became engaged. It was the perfect setting for a quiet moment before all of the festivities.

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait lake

Part of the groom’s getting ready process included adjusting cameras. (He’s a filmmaker)

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait groom filmmaker

This series of K’s expressions as her parents lead her to her groom is my very favorite…

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait

K’s father made this beautiful arbor especially for the wedding, which was moved to their garden afterward.Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portraitThe colorful wedding party:

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait wedding party

The ceremony was followed by a specially choreographed dance, feasting, music, and lawn games.

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait pavillion

Guests were treated to delicious Maple Nut cake made by Wildflour Artisan Bakery.

custom organic wedding cake natural

The folks below aren’t film extras from the Downton Abbey set, they were just well-dressed guests.

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait

“Love is a friendship set to music.” -Joseph Campbell

Union Grove photographer outdoor wedding artistic portrait

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