Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography | Chris & Karissa

Yo! Welcome to Chris and Karissa’s wedding blog post!  🙂 These two were married back in June, and what a great day it was! We had to deal with a bit of pesky weather, but as you’ll see at the end of this post: WORTH IT. blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0002.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0003.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0004.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0005.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0006.jpg Man, you’re gorgeous, Karissa.blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0001.jpg Meanwhile, Seth was killing it with the guys…blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0007.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0008.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0009.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0010.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0011.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0012.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0013.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0014.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0015.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0016.jpgblumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0030.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0017.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0019.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0020.jpg blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0021.jpgLOL.
blumen_gardens_wedding_photography_0022.jpg The ceremony was originally supposed to take place outside at Blumen Gardens, but there was a threat of severe storms, so about 30 minutes before the ceremony, they moved things inside. Too bad the inside of Blumen is so ugly. #sarcasm 😉
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Congrats again you guys! Blessings! ❤

See their engagement pictures HERE!

Hair and Makeup: Arch Apothecary
Florist: Broadway Florist
Dress: Kathryn’s Bridal
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Kathryn’s Bridal
Tuxes: Men’s Wearhouse
Ceremony site: Blumen Gardens
Reception Venue: Blumen Gardens
Caterer: Nats On Maple
Cake: Brittany Marks
DJ: Zach C. from Music By Design
Tablecloths: Beautiful Day Linens
Bar Service: MVPs Sports Bar
Videographer: Bonza Weddings
Transportation
: Collier RV Super Center

What is your favorite memory from your wedding day?
It is so hard to pick a favorite memory from that day, but probably just being able to celebrate with all of our closest friends and family. It’s so amazing to see so many people just as excited as we were to be getting married. Oh, and dancing!!

Is there anything you would have done differently?
We wish we would have had a day of coordinator to make it less stressful for our families so that they could have been able to relax more.

Best piece of advice for brides and grooms?
Make sure you allow yourself plenty of time for everything. Even though we had a lot of down time we still felt like things were rushed. Get great vendors. We were so happy with all of ours and it helped make our day even more perfect. Also, enjoy the day. In the end it will end up to be perfect because it’s your day.

Where will you go on your honeymoon?
We went to Lake Geneva for three days after the Wedding for a “Minimoon” and we are going to Jamaica in December.

Anything else you’d like to say about your wedding day?
It was absolutely perfect and we couldn’t have done it without all of our amazing vendors!!! 🙂

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12 Responses to Blumen Gardens Wedding Photography | Chris & Karissa

  1. jennyrawson says:

    Wow, I LOVE that classic shot of her mom helping her into her dress, and their sweet first look. Beautiful wedding!

  2. shannon says:

    these are incredible! love the wedding party photos…and that last shot….speechless!!

  3. jenny says:

    Oh man I’m a sucker for a gorgeous ring shot so I love that one. And I adore that sweet black and white of mom helping fasten her dress. What a lovely wedding and gorgeous bride! That dress was made for her! Beautiful job!

  4. Kristine B says:

    Beautiful wedding! Love the shot of the guys toasting the morning and love the fact that they snuck out for that picture in the rain! Gorgeous!

  5. Rachel says:

    These are STUNNING! That last shot with the umbrella – my favorite!

  6. Karen says:

    They are so sweet, I love a smiley groom! The bride is gorgeous!!!!! Way to make lemonade out of lemons with that umbrella shot. That’s sure to be wall art! Congrats to the couple, loved viewing your day! Great job!

  7. Faye says:

    She is STUNNING! What an adorable couple! Love the wedding party shots! Man oh man are they lucky their backup indoor location was AMAZING! Great stuff here girl!

  8. Love this wedding!! That is a killer venue and her dress is to die for! LOVE LOVE LOVE the umbrella shot! You did an awesome job on this wedding!

  9. Julina says:

    Her dress is my favorite ever! That ring shoot is stellar too! Such awesome images!!! Love them!!!

  10. lauren says:

    Beautiful images! Such a pretty and gorgeous wedding! And that bride is insanely gorgeous – love her dress!!

  11. Caitlynn says:

    Such incredible images.
    1. How beautiful is this bride?!
    2. That black and white shot of mom helping her with her dress. Gorgeous.
    3. Love the toast shot.
    4. First look! Precious.
    5. That standing in the rain shot was so worth it. It’s perfect.
    Really beautiful, work Chrissy.

  12. Danielle says:

    Beautiful Beautiful couple!! That last shot… just takes my breath away!

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