Sam & Joe { A Vineyard Themed Eagle Ridge Wedding }

Sam and Joe celebrated their gorgeous summer wedding at Eagle Ridge in August.  These two have been together for so many years that Sam’s younger sister (who was also her maid of honor) mentioned in her speech that she doesn’t remember a time without Joe being part of their family.  Together they have a daughter, Gia, who was the cutest little flower girl for their ceremony!  Their day was filled with sweet moments throughout it.  From their sweet first look, to their first moments with Gia, to the butterfly release they did at the end of their ceremony, the day was romantic through and through.  I loved Sam’s gorgeous dress and their vineyard theme pulled through in every detail.  It was a beautiful day.

Sam and Joe both started the day getting ready at Eagle Ridge Premier Home #604.  With how large that house is, the ladies were able to get ready upstairs while the guys hung out downstairs all morning.

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Sam and Joe, thank you so much for asking us to join you on your wedding day!  We had a wonderful time and are so happy for you two!

Special thanks to the vendors that made their day possible: Ceremony/Reception Venue: Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, Galena IL / Wedding Coordinator: Maggie with Eagle Ridge / Photography: UnPosed Photography, Galena IL / Florist: HandPick’d {Just for You}, East Dubque IL / Bride Hair & Makeup: Courtney Olson from Boutique Noir, Chicago IL / Bridesmaids Hair & Makeup:  Stonedrift Spa at Eagle Ridge Resort /Bridal Gown: Bella Bianca / Bridesmaids Attire: David’s Bridal / Groom & Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Wearhouse / Ceremony Music: Schweitz Strings / Entertainment: Green Fourteen, Chicago IL / Cake:  Nothing Bundt Cakes / Painted Wine Glasses: SAM Designs, samdesigns.net / Videographer: NightOwls Media, Chicago IL / Slow Motion Photo Booth: NightOwls Media, Chicago IL

-c&j-

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