One of my favorites parts about doing wedding photography is seeing all the cute details that come together to make a couple’s day special. One of those details is the wedding hashtag! Whitney and Zach’s wedding hashtag was #ItsAShelabration (Zach’s last name is Shelnick). Wedding hashtags really show the personality of a couple and set the tone for your wedding day!
Whitney and Zach’s day really was a “shelabration!” Their day was whimsical, rustic and elegant. They had their reception at the Warehouse on State in Peoria, IL. The color scheme was beautiful. I love the coral colors that were incorporated in the bouquet and the shawls that the bridal party wore during their outside portraits. The other colors that were incorporated throughout the day on their invitations and decor were grey with lots of greenery. The grooms all wore matching coral and grey argyle socks.
The couple incorporated important traditions but also added current trends to make the day exactly how they wanted it. Whitney wrapped a piece of lace from her mother’s wedding dress around her bouquet; making it her something old and something borrowed! Whitney and Zach also decided to not do a first look, a trend then many couples are doing; they wanted to keep it traditional and see each other for the first time when Whitney walked down the aisle. Some fun new trends that they did take part in was incorporating a wedding hashtag! They also provided their guests with a unique wedding favor that showcased their personality; socks with the Ohio State Buckeye logo on them.
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Florist: Stems by Allison
Cake Artist: Trefzger’s Bakery
Stationary: Avant-Garde Impressions
Decor and Rentals: Heaven on Earth
Caterer: Cracked Pepper
Band / DJ: Sound and Light Creations
Makeup Artist: Morgan Matlock MODA Salon
Bride’s Dress: Mon Cheri – Sophia Tolle
Groom’s Suit: Calvin Klein Suit
If you loved Whitney and Zach’s Peoria, IL wedding you will also love Ilana and Ben’s wedding day in Chicago! If you are struggling with coming up with some wedding favor ideas check out this article on unique wedding favor ideas.
Whether it’s four feet ankle-deep in mud, tenderly clasped hands, a happy tear cascading over a cheek, a hair-back laugh or a sun-drenched kiss,
The ones that move you. Bind you. Bring you together and keep you together long after the memory fades.