A Christmas Inspired Wedding Shoot

December 13, 2016

Peoria, IL Wedding Photographer


If I could do it all over again, I would definitely consider getting married in the winter.  I love winter weddings and all of the unique, creative details that can be incorporated.  The light is so lovely and the mood is always festive!

This was a Christmas inspired winter session with just a hint of snow on the ground at a local Christmas tree farm.  Featuring two of my favorite people and a collaboration of several talented, passionate wedding vendors who love weddings as much as I do!

Thank you Hannah & Barret!  The two of you connected in a magical way. XO

If you or someone you know are getting married in 2017, shoot me a message through my contact page.  I’d love to hear from you!


Dash/wood is a creative studio offering paper good and details for our wedding day.  They have a passion for handmade details and believe simple is best. Their invitations feature clean lines, gorgeous palettes with fresh patterns to create a timeless and elegant design.  Check out the sweet signage, embellished ornaments, and beautiful invites that was incorporated into this Christmas inspired session

Something Old Event Rentals is a vintage rental company providing furniture and decor for wedding ceremony backdrops, lounges, table decor, guestbook tables, photo session, event styling, and more!  We featured one of their incredible new tables and vintage mismatched chairs during this shoot. How adorable is this set up!?

LeFleur Floral Design & Events, Inc created an incredible centerpiece, AMAZING bouquet, and the perfect boutonnière for this session.  They focus on each couple’s unique vision by creating custom, one of a kind designs that are a true reflection of each couple.  Whether your style is classic, contemporary, romantic, or vintage, they create beautiful designs that are beyond your expectations. They specialize in Day of Coordination, Gorgeous Bouquets, Ceremony Designs, Reception Centerpieces, Rental Decor, & Customized Backdrops.

Check out this boutonniere with mixed greens and fresh Silver Brunia!  LOVE!

Wedding gown and tux by Adore Bridal & Specialty

Adore is obsessive about creating a complete wedding gown and tux-finding experience.  They are passionate about helping brides find the perfect dress & bridal accessories!  Their customer service and attention to detail is second to none.  We were absolutely crazy about Hannah’s dress and Barrett’s tux!

Can you even believe how incredibly beautiful this bridal bouquet is!?   I mean… seriously, breathtaking!!  And I’m crazy about Hannah’s flower crown.  LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

Thank you Morton Rentals for completing this look with plates, stemware, flatware, and napkins!


Another gorgeous centerpiece design by LeFleur Floral Design & Events! Wow!


I’m in love with this vintage couch by Something Old Event Rentals!  Brittany (owner) is a gem and is SOOO good at what she does!

Hannah’s beautiful hair and makeup by Tierney Cheney-Smithers   She is available for professional hair and makeup on your wedding day!

Have yourself a “Marry” little Christmas!!

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