The day after Samm and Ben went on their first date, Samm’s grandfather passed away. She was heartbroken. Being that their relationship was brand new, she didn’t expect Ben to be there for her. But she was absolutely wrong. Ben knew right away that Samm was the one for him so when she was upset, he leapt in and was there for her and her family every step of the way. It didn’t take long for Samm to know Ben was the one she was meant to be with.
Their wedding day was absolutely gorgeous! It was filled with so much love, laughter, and the sharing of sweet stories. Samm is very sentimental so she made sure everyone there knew how loved and valued they were. She and Ben shared a sweet first look in the chapel, held their wedding in the woodlands at Oak Hill, took a horse drawn carriage ride after their ceremony, did a choreographed first dance, and Samm even sang to her guests for a song. It was a day to remember in every way and we’re so glad we were part of it!
Of course Samm and Ben included their dogs Wrigley and Elphaba. Aren’t they so cute?!?!
Thank you to the vendors that made their day possible:
Venue: Oak Hill Weddings, Apple River IL
Photography: UnPosed Photography, Galena IL
Getting Ready Location: Rental Home at Eagle Ridge, Galena IL
Hair and Makeup: Studio One Green Spa and Salon, Galena IL
Florist: HandPick’d Just For You, Dubuque IA
Bridal Gown: Ashley and Justin Bridal
DJ: The After Party, Guttenberg IA
Catering and Desserts: The Rafters, Lena IL
Decor: Borrow My Vintage, West Branch IA