- ELSIE de WOLFE -

I am going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life.

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My final 2018 wedding! Here we go! BOY is it GOOSEPIMPLES worthy!!! I must preface this by saying: whenever a friend of my sister gets married, I immediately feel a pang in my chest. It reminds me: 1. How I am getting more emotional as I age haha and 2. How old I am. I […]

Heritage Tree Farms Wedding, Peninsula, Ohio | Ashley & Brandon !!

June 18, 2019

Weddings

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Winter weddings warm my heart. Super cheesy, I know but come on – who doesn’t like simple greens and twinkle lights? If you don’t then – psh posh bgosh we need to chat! Caitlin & Sean spent their special day in the Historic Onesto Event Center in the heart of Canton, Ohio. The hotel alone […]

Historic Onesto Event Center Wedding, Canton, Ohio | Caitlin & Sean !!

May 14, 2019

Weddings

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This is something near and dear to my heart, because I’ve realized as I grow older, I use traveling for something more than just to explore new cities. I mentioned it a bit on Lizzie’s podcast – but I’ll reiterate it here for you as well. (If you are here just for the Aruba pics […]

Self-Care while Traveling // Featuring: Aruba!

May 4, 2019

Personal, Travel

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It’s funny because I was on a consult call with an inquiring couple yesterday and the bride mentioned how one of my posts from THIS session that I’m about to share inspired her to watch the sunrise with her boyfriend! And then to make it even more magical, HE PROPOSED to her right there! WHAAAT? […]

Washington DC Sunrise Engagement | Helen + Andrew

April 22, 2019

Engagements, Travel

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Welp, since we already had our first example with Wedding Florists, I figured I may as well share a little of how this day is INCREDIBLY difficult without these beautiful creatives. First and foremost, a florist enhances the beauty that your day will naturally bring. They can transform a barren table scape into a beautiful […]

Wedding Vendor Love Series: Florists

April 18, 2019

Creatives, Weddings

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If you want to see a DIY, absolutely hot dang bomb type of wedding, this is it. Mackenzie and Kevin and their amazing magical wedding helpers pulled off a day that encapsulated their entire love story. As many of my couples do, they tinkered their reception venue (Happy Days Lodge) with bits of themselves, inviting […]

Happy Days Lodge Wedding, Peninsula, Ohio | Mackenzie & Kevin!!

April 16, 2019

Weddings

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I don’t normally blog engagement sessions, but this one stole my heart! We woke up at the crack of dawn to see the sunrise over Lake Michigan! Which if you have not done on a trip to Chicago – you MUST do. I mean, sunrises in general, are just incredibly invigorating. AND THEN you put […]

Chicago Puppy Engagement: Lauren, Jordan & Marvel! | Destination Engagement

April 4, 2019

Engagements, Travel

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It took me faaar too long to realize how important it is to work together with other vendors during the wedding process. I used to go into a wedding sticking to my own schedule, with the get in and get what I need mentality. Looking back, I am shocked at how little there was on […]

Wedding Vendor Love: The Series!

March 29, 2019

Creatives, Weddings

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My website’s aim is to give clients as much necessary information as possible to make an informed decision. I want them to know who I am and what I offer without any hesitation.  With that said, some questions slip through again and again, regardless of the couple or the inquiry! I listed some of the […]

Six Most Common Wedding Photography FAQ’s

March 19, 2019

Creatives, Engagements, Portraits, Weddings

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SIX WHOLE YEARS! We now need TWO hands when telling people our age! This is crazy! It’s been six years since I received that official LLC letter (the one with my business name FINALLY spelled correctly – because yes I had to file it twice). What is an LLC? Welp, to save you from all […]

Six Year Challenge: 2013 – 2019

March 8, 2019

Creatives, Personal