Tony and Stephanie’s wedding was the epitome of a classic, downtown Minneapolis wedding. For their early-summer celebration, they chose Lumber Exchange as their reception venue and were married at St. Therese of Deephaven which allowed us to have a variety of backdrops at the church, downtown and also at the docks in Wayzata.
From Tony’s black tux to Stephanie’s beautiful gown, pearls and stunning hair and makeup, the timeless affair was simple and classic. Here’s what bride Stephanie had to say about the day
“We wanted to go for a very classic, traditional look; nothing that was too trendy that would look too dated in a couple of years. Only time will tell if we achieved our goal! We held our ceremony in the church my mother works. Since we are both Catholic, having the ceremony be a religious one held in a church was very important for us. We picked out the readings and the music to our taste. Our cantor was a fabulous singer, which made the ceremony even more beautiful!”
Enjoy these images of Tony and Stephanie’s day and see Stephanie’s advice to brides at the end of the post!
Stephanie’s advice to future brides:
“For wedding planning I would suggest to not take the whole process too seriously and to remain flexible. There will always be changes and always things that go wrong! I think there is also lot of pressure for everything (including yourself) to be “Instagram perfect” (which I struggled with at times). Always remember point of the day is to marry your person, not to get “likes”! So my advice would be to keep everything in perspective and remember that it’s about friends and family coming together, and the commitment that you’re making! Cheers!”
Stephanie’s Review of Marit Williams Photography:
Marit was honestly one of the best vendors we had for our wedding day! She was so nice and super professional. She really cared about capturing our special day, and I am so glad she did!
Venue | Lumber Exchange
Photographer | Marit Williams Photography
Dress | Posh Bridal Couture
Bridesmaid Dresses | The Social Room
Hair and Makeup | Styled by Abbi
Bakery | Nothing Bundt Cakes