Real Weddings | Caitlyn and Tanner | November 10, 2017

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Some couples just bring out the best in all of us. With smiles so contagious and a love for one another so evident, these two can simply fill a room with joy. Never was this truer than on November 10, 2017 when Caitlyn and Tanner Worley stood on our chapel’s altar surrounded by many there to cheer them on. “I really loved the moment during the ceremony when my dad...

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Laurel Loves | Outdoor Ceremonies

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There’s nothing quite as refreshing as the outdoors—especially on your wedding day. Though notoriously known as a risky option, the reward for the risk-takers is always worth it. (And, thankfully, at The Laurel, there’s always our indoor chapel that makes an equally beautiful backup plan.) We never tire of seeing guests step outside, take a deep breath in and...

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Laurel Loves | Amazing Mantels Part III

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There’s a certain excitement we feel each time a new couple comes into our space. They always enter with fresh ideas and come ready with big visions of what they hope to see come true.  With decor at the front of most people's minds, we work with the couple to start dreaming up where everything can be positioned. Whether it is cascading down from the trusses in the...

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The Laurel Loves | Getaway Cars

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There’s a flow to every wedding day that begins and ends with grand entries. Like when the doors swing wide open for the bride to walk down the aisle to the love of her life. Then when the newly married couple makes their way into a cheering room full of loved ones. Then, finally, when the happy couple bids farewell to friends and family and enters into their new life...

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Real Wedding | Patty + Derek | June 7, 2019

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Who knew middle school band class could lead to a lifelong romance? Dating back to the tuning of their first instruments, Patty and Derek Schepel felt sparks their senior year in high school when their best friend, Lauren, set them up. “We were both too shy to say we had any interest in each other. I guess you could say, we’re so happy she took initiative for us.”

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Laurel Loves | First Looks

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There are very few moments in our lives that will only happen once and even fewer that leave a lasting imprint on our hearts. Like when a bride and groom see one another for the first time on their wedding day, there’s an understandable amount of speechlessness and tears. To see the love of your life in all of his or her splendor makes for the most unforgettable...

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Real Wedding | Sarah + Henry | August 17, 2018

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“Honestly, if we had been allowed to, we would have danced all night!”  The vibe of Sarah and Henry Lande’s wedding can’t be described better than that sentiment from bride, Sarah Lande. An unforgettable day full of laughter and tears (and the most gorgeous blooms you’ve ever seen), there is no denying these two love birds were made for one another.  

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Vendor Spotlight | KatieBug Florals

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With a passion that took root for a young girl working in her grandmother’s garden, Katie Penfield of KatieBug Florals is now living her dream. Designing large-scale statement pieces and delicately handling every small detail, a KatieBug Floral wedding always bursts with floral variety. Because of her one-of-a-kind style, we wanted to allow Katie to share her best tips...

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