Vanessa and Jeff's July Wedding at Orchard Ridge Farms | Rachael Schirano Photography

Vanessa and Jeff’s July Wedding at Orchard Ridge Farms

Vanessa and Jeff’s July wedding at Orchard Ridge Farms in Rockton, IL was a beautiful and joyous day. The couple met while working at a restaurant together. They started off as friends but after getting to know each other more they knew that it was a match made in heaven. Vanessa thought Jeff was different than any other guy she had met because he genuinely took the time to ask her questions and get to know her on a deeper level. Jeff says Vanessa was unlike any other woman he had met because she is so genuine and kind hearted and is always thinking of other people. Vanessa and Jeff’s wedding day was the perfect July day. They chose natural colors with hints of green in the bridesmaid’s dresses, some white incorporated in the decor and mauve colored flowers in the bouquets. All together this look really fit their rustic and bohemian vibe of the day.  

The venue is what really made the day unique. It was exactly what Vanessa and Jeff were looking for to complete their rustic and bohemian style wedding. Vanessa says she immediately knew that Orchard Ridge Farms was the place they would be celebrating their special day with all their family and friends. This venue had so many unique details which made for some great pictures and an even better place for the couple to start their new lives together. Picking a venue is definitely one of the bigger decisions that comes with planning a wedding because you want it to help showcase your unique personality as a couple and also to logistically make sense such as being able to hold the amount of guests you want to invite. Orchard Ridge Farms delivered all that and more. From the beautiful outdoor space for the ceremony to the red pavilion with all the beautiful wood details inside for the reception it could not have been a more perfect place for this couple to say I do.

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Videographer: Anchored Films

Decor/Florist: Event Floral

Cake Artist / Dessert Designer: Julie Michelle Cakes

Stationary / Paper Designer: Minted

Caterer: Henrici’s Catering

Band / DJ: Luxe Productions

Makeup Artist / Salon: Joanna B Artistry

Hair Artist / Salon: Skyler Bahrke

Bride’s Dress Designer: Morilee bought at Bliss Bridal

Groom’s Suit Designer: Nick Roy

If you loved Vanessa and Jeff’s wedding at Orchard Ridge Farms you will also adore Cassie and Jeff’s wedding at Bitwell Event Center in Indianapolis.


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