Corinne and Jake's Elegant Barn Wedding | Rachael Schirano Photography

Corinne and Jake’s Elegant Barn Wedding

An elegant barn wedding for an elegant couple! Corrine and Jake’s wedding at the Hidden Vineyard Barn in Michigan was a dream. Their wedding day elegant, beautiful, and full of love – just like the amazing newlyweds!

Corrine and Jake met through mutual friends on a random summer night before their senior year of college. Both had gone out with friends for a drink. They locked eyes on each other, and that was it! When they first met, Jake thought to himself, “Wow, she’s such a babe!” So, of course, he got Corrine’s number! She played hard to get for a few months. He sent her chocolate covered strawberries for her birthday and then won her heart! These incredible sweethearts dated for three months, and then moved to St. Croix, USVI for 6 months. Corrine went to visit her man, and fell in love with the islands and Jake. I’ve got so many heart eyes right now – they are the cutest! The rest, as they say, is history!

The rest, as they say, is history!

These guys get even cuter when they’re talking about what they love about their other half. Corrine is head over heals for Jake’s kind heart, his dimples, and the way he knows her even better than she realizes. Jake also loves Corrine’s heart and how deeply she cares for her family and friends. Together, they enjoy spending time with their dogs, watching action/drama movies, exploring new restaurants. Corrine mentioned, too, that they LOVE Mexican food and all the margaritas – especially the spicy ones! Obviously, their love of Mexican food is what really got Corrine down the aisle in their elegant barn wedding! Kidding – but having things in common is always a great part of a foundation upon which to build a life together!

On a beautiful July day, Corrine and Jake tied the knot.

Their elegant wedding at Hidden Vineyard Barn in Berrien Springs, Michigan was beautiful and exactly what they had in mind for the most important day of their lives. Both were incredibly excited about the venue, where the ceremony and reception took place. And rightfully so! The barn and surrounding grounds were breathtaking, and Corrine and Jake’s wedding only added to the beauty. With decorations of grey, white, and eucalyptus green, their color scheme worked perfectly for an elegant barn wedding. These were understated wonderfully and played off the colors of the barn and greenery on the property. It was a stunning sight!

Of course, the personalized details are what put the icing on the cake of their special day! Corrine’s mother walked her down the aisle, while she carried a magnificent bouquet that was wrapped in the veil that had been worn by the mother of the groom. So many emotions! The two lovebirds did not do a first look, so Jake’s first glance as his beautiful bride walked down the aisle was swoon-worthy. They are SO IN LOVE! To make the day even more special, Jake’s brother-in-law officiated the ceremony. But wait, there’s more! Jake and Corrine had a unity sand ceremony, while Corrine’s brother-in-law sang. There was also an adorable doughnut bar at the reception.

It was truly a beautiful day all around.

The day after their elegant barn wedding, the newlyweds hopped on a plane to Greece for their honeymoon. This is just the first stop of many, as the two plan to see the rest of the world together. Seeing as they have already been to Italy, Mexico, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, and now Greece, I’d say they are off to a good start. Cheers to a life full of love, laughter, and travel!

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Vendors:

Florist: Flowers by Anna

Cake Artist / Dessert Designer: Amanda Marie’s Bakery

Caterer: Meat BBQ

Band / DJ: Scandallous Productions

Makeup Artist / Salon: True Beauty by Dana

Bride’s Dress Designer: Monique Lhuillier

Where did you buy (find?) your dress? Glamour Closet Chicago

If you loved Corinne and Jake’s special day you will also adore Carly and Mick’s Allerton Park Wedding.

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