Emma + Ben Wartko are Married!

There are thousands of methods I could use to get to know a couple. These two though, I didn’t send them a survey or ask them obvious “get to know you” questions. I knew Ben was a fellow Hoban Knight (and that alone is something sacred).

But it was during their engagement session that my eyes saw the Ben + Emma magic!
Five seconds in, they locked their keys in the car.
I know, I know, face palm right?
But I must commend them! The way they made light of the situation said a ton about them as a couple.

Since then, everything about these two made my heart feel lighter. Their relationship is filled with an enormous amount of kindness, respect, laughter, and fur babies.

And their wedding was no different. The entire day was held at Glenmoor Country Club, decorated with some of the most amazing florals known to man! (Seriously.) My camera was so shutter happy with their guests, pups, donuts, and even batman! I also had about 100 images of Ben showing me the inside of his custom suit (he was so proud!). That, along with Emma’s wedding croc’s, well my day was made!

With every piece of their special day filled with love, I could cry happy squeals forever!!

Bottom line: it was an immense honor to have them cross my camera!! If I could relive their day again I would.

Enjoy some of my favorites! // xo riss

 

Vendor Shout Out

Photographer: Marissa Decker Photography
Makeup: Kattie Cool Beauty
Venue: Glenmoor Country Club
Bridal Dress, Shoes, + Jewelry: Saroli’s Bridal Boutique
Invites, Place Cards,  & Programs: The Paper Mill 
Florist (also some Linen, Swags/Drapes): Neil Leeson Decor Floral 
Chiavari Chairs: Be Seated 
String Quartet: Heart Strings
DJ: On the Mic Entertainment
Wedding Cake: Giant Eagle
Donuts: Peace, Love and Little Donuts – Hartville
Groom’s Custom Suit + Groomsmen Rentals: Men’s Warehouse
Lighting: Network Sound
Dog Watchers :): SouthPaw Pet Sitting
Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
Officiant: Staci Allgood with A New Way of Hope Weddings
Engagement and Wedding Ring Designer: Joel Conrad 
Videographer: Saturn Entertainment

 

 

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