Helpful tips when planning your wedding!

August 17, 2017

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dear future bride, Below are 5 tips that you may not consider as you’re entering your wedding planning process. These are a combination of my personal advice AND advice from previous Monica Brown Brides! We hope you enjoy! Happy Marriage planning 🙂 tips & tricks for brides When you go in for your dress alterations, […]

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Mr. and Mrs. Wyse

August 16, 2017

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Allyson & Stuart tied the knot this past weekend in Cleveland, Ohio!! What a beautiful celebration it was!! From the florals, to the blush bridesmaids gowns, to the portrait location, to the smitten couple- no detail was left unnoticed. As you’re scrolling through, you’ll see lots of laughter, tears of joy, men yelling at the […]

weddings

Phellowship Styled Shoot

August 10, 2017

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I’m so excited to finally share images from our first Phellowship event this past April. If you missed it, you can check out the Behind the Scenes and the feature on Cake and Lace Blog from our community-based styled shoot! Registration for December 2, 2017 Phellowship will open soon! Sign up here to join the […]

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Mr. & Mrs. Distel

August 9, 2017

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Caitlin and Alex are married!! They tied the knot in their quaint home town of Findlay, Ohio this past Saturday. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect and it even looked like fall in some of the images because a tree at the church has already started changing colors. Caitlin was absolutely RADIANT and her quiet […]

weddings

Lindsey & Dan

August 1, 2017

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One of our 2018 couples took us out for a boating adventure! We had an early morning, but man was it worth it! Drew and I met Dan and Lindsey at their summer home and soon after we were on the water. Drew was pretty much in heaven (let’s be honest- me too) because he […]

engagements

Colorado 2017

July 27, 2017

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One of my favorite places to visit! Drew grew up visiting Colorado every other summer, and this was my second time. We will definitely keep the tradition alive!! When we arrived, we took a shuttle from Denver to Silverthrorn area where we met the Brown, Datatony, and Smyth families. Everyone pitched in and rented a […]

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Marissa & Nathan

July 25, 2017

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These Miami mergers are oh so sweet! I met Marissa her freshman year of college when I co-led her bible study and we’ve stayed close throughout her time at college! She is kind, wise, SO MUCH FUN, and radiates the Lord’s love and joy. She’s a loyal & dependable friend who I’ve learned so much […]

engagements

Kelly & Brad

July 13, 2017

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Drew and I had a blast at this outdoor Engagement Session with Kelly and Brad! We went to one of my favorite spots in Hueston Woods State Park and took a little hike up the stream. The weather cooperated and it was a beautiful day. After five cancellations (not exaggerating) due to rain, it was […]

engagements

What’s all the hype about First Looks?

July 11, 2017

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If you’re wondering what all the hype about First Looks is or if you’re not sure what First Looks you want to do on your wedding day, here’s some great options for you! Below I’ve throw out a couple of different First Looks that we love and are typical for Monica Brown Brides on their wedding […]

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Mr. & Mrs. Lee

July 5, 2017

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I’ve known Christy throughout her time at Miami and I actually got to live with her one summer during college! Through my time of knowing her, the three words I would use to describe Christy are: joyful, adventurous, and faithful. She exudes joy and that’s why yellow seemed like such a fitting color for their wedding- […]

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