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Welcome friend! Grab a cup of coffee and stay a while if you want! I hope you find some sweet love stories and images that make you excited for your day, some helpful wedding planning tips, or a new lifestyle hack you can't wait to try! I love sharing anything I find that I think could help you or make your life a little easier :) I hope I can just do that with this little space on the internet!

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Orchid house winery wedding

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Haley and Y are as sweet, kind, and fun-loving as possible, and such a joy to be around. And their joy-filled wedding day and each detail was a true reflection of that.

Orchid House Winery Wedding, OH

Wedding Planning

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Wedding Planning

One of the most common questions I get from my couples and friends getting married is, “where should we go to take our wedding photos?” And I honestly love this question, because the good news is that here in Cleveland, there are SO many good photo locations! In this post, I’m highlighting 3 of my absolute favorite photo locations for elegant, classic, and timeless photos below.

Best Wedding Photo Locations in Cleveland, OH | Cleveland Weddings

bella belle shoes and flowers

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When you’re planning your wedding, it’s easy to hear things like “you only get married once so go big!”, or “the more the better!”, or some phrase, comment, or thought that you need to be doing *everything* for your wedding. The bigger the better, the grander the better, and that more is more. And I completely agree that your wedding should be absolutely epic and nothing short of a dream come true. But, can I challenge this idea for just a second?

5 Things You Can Skip For Your Wedding

Wedding Planning

colorful floral wedding bouquet

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Wedding Vendors

A roundup of different styled of wedding bouquets for inspiration and ideas for your own wedding by Cleveland Wedding Florists

Cleveland Wedding Bouquet Inspiration: A Roundup of 2022 Bouquets

gordon green wedding florals

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Weddings

Jessie and Andre’s wedding at Gordon Green, Cleveland OH, was truly a dream day. This incredible couple, their wonderful families, stunning decor, and unforgettable moments came together to create a truly perfect day.

Stunning Gordon Green, Cleveland OH Wedding | Jessie and Andre

the-elliot-cleveland-oh

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The Elliot, Cleveland OH is the newest venue in Cleveland. There are so many things I love about this venue! The venue is not only so gorgeous but it has such a beautiful story and transformation – (which makes my photographer heart oh so happy!). The venue was originally the Holy Ghost Church in Tremont, […]

The Elliot, Cleveland OH

Wedding Planning

girl holding wedding flowers

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Weddings

My Approach To Your Wedding Day If we haven’t met already, hi there! I’m Dilshad, a Cleveland Wedding Photographer! My goal on your wedding day is to serve you with kindness, truly care about you, and capture photos that beautifully tell the story of your day. Photos that make you feel all of the joy […]

Cleveland Wedding Photographer

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Ande and Joe Ande and Joe had an absolutely beautiful Silver Lake Country Club wedding, and I truly enjoyed every moment of getting to photograph it. They chose an elegant, emerald green, white, and gold color palette which I could not get enough of! I heard Ande talk about her dream day for months, and […]

Beautiful Silver Lake Country Club Wedding

Weddings

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Weddings

Weddings at Highfields Event Center are by far some of my favorite. I love the gorgeous garden area, the lawn and patio for ceremonies, the modern farmhouse feel of the interior, the floor to ceiling windows, and so much more. So that’s why I was so excited when we chose Highfields Event Center for our […]

Highfields Event Center – Hudson OH