Stephanie and Garret’s Beautiful Minnesota Winter Wedding

Stephanie and Garret’s wedding was the best way to wrap up 2017!  They are such a sweet couple, and their day was absolutely perfect!

bemidji winter wedding photographer

The ring boxes below on the right were a unique and beautiful way to carry the rings!

winter snow details rings ring boxes

The light dusting of snow on the ground added a soft winter touch to the detail images.

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Stephanie’s dress was beautiful!  The little cap sleeves were an elegant surprise!  The lace details and subtle sparkles on the dress fit their winter theme perfectly!

red plaid bemidji robes for bridesmaids lace wedding dress gown with cap sleeves

Stephanie and Garret choose to see each other before the wedding.  Their first look was tender and emotional and gave them a little oasis of time alone together in the midst of their busy day.  It also allowed us to fit more time in for taking pictures, which is what I love most!

first look pictures

Look at this gorgeous bouquet and boutonniere designed and made by the bride!  She included pine, pinecones and a little bit of holly for that Christmas touch.  Aren’t they beautiful!

gorgeous and creative bridal bouquet with pine and holly double tree inn bemidji wedding

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indoor bride and groom pictures

Stephanie was a stunning bride!

beautiful bride in winter lace wedding gown dress laying on bench purrington photography

Garret was looking quite dapper with his lovely bride on his arm…

pose idea ideas for bride and groom on wedding day indoors detail images of wedding dress and rings

You know that any bride and groom that are willing to go outside for pictures during a Minnesota winter are not only tough, but they truly value taking the time and effort to invest into getting the best images!  I’m so glad they did, because their outdoor ones ended up being some of my favorites!

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Choosing navy for the men’s suits looked classy with the dark red accents!

groomsmen in navy suits and red ties

This group definitely knew how to have fun together!  There were many happy tears and laughter throughout the day!

red bridesmaid dresses and navy suits winter wedding navy and red bridal party winter ideas

Stephanie and Garret were surrounded by so much love from their family!

wedding family portraits indoors

The moment when Stephanie and her father looked at each other before walking down the aisle was unforgettable.

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Just a few of their charming winter details…

birch winter wedding cake mr and mrs topper

The bride and groom make a gorgeous couple.  Their winter wedding truly captured the season’s natural beauty!

Stephanie and Garret, I wish you a lifetime of love and happiness!  Thank you for choosing Purrington Photography to document such a momentous day!  It could not have been any better!

Photographer:  Purrington Photography
Ceremony and Reception Venue: Hampton Inn in Bemidji
Officiant: Tricia Andrews with Chickadee Ceremonies
Wedding Gown, Veil and Shoes: Formalities 
Hair: Andy at Xstatic
Makeup: Bride
Wedding Rings: Ken K Thompson 
Bridesmaid Dresses: Formalities 
Men’s Formalwear: Formalities 
Stationary: Vista Print
Catering: Green Mill
Cake: Luekens
Cupcakes: Kelly Cronemiller
DJ: Aaron Grubich
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