Beautiful Wedding Photography from Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Please excuse us for just a sec while we swoon over the sweetness captured in these lovely photos by Colagrossi Studio! This talented husband + wife photography team needs to be on the radar of any couple on the hunt for an amazing wedding photographer. According to Mitch and Destany Colagrossi, We consider ourselves artists and storytellers who love to get to know our couples before their big day. We feel strongly that having a relationship with our couples enables us to better tell their story and highlight the things that are most meaningful to them – family, each other, style, or something else we might not have otherwise known. We thrive in small, outdoor, intimate and meaningful weddings. We love to travel and natural light, in fact we prefer it.

Sound like just what you were looking for? Check out some of our fave Colagrossi Studio images below + don’t miss their special offer to GWS couples at the end of the post!

Colagrossi Studio

balloon backdrop

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

Colagrossi Studio

If you’re not located in Northern Indiana near Colagrossi Studio, no problem. They absolutely LOVE to travel + no destination is considered too far!

Colagrossi Studio is generously offering Green Wedding Shoes brides + grooms a 15% discount on their remaining 2015 dates! To qualify for the discount, share this post on Facebook or follow Colagrossi Studio on Instagram. For questions or to inquire if your desired date is available, contact Mitch + Destany through the form on their website!

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Modern Toronto Backyard Wedding: Jac + Adrian

backyard Toronto wedding

Easy, simple and inviting were the key words Jac + Adrian initially threw around when thinking about their big day. And they already knew where they’d tie the knot before they knew any of the other details. Jac’s family cottage on Lake Simcoe in Toronto was the perfect place to throw a low-key, low-stress backyard wedding, that still had tons of style + personality. Color was key and the event design was a family affair: J + A, and their talented fam and friends designed, made and set everything up + we’d say the end result was totally flawless. Let’s hear what Jac has to say about it all:

Adrian and I are both inspired by clean, simple and crisp contemporary design so that is what set the stage for the day. Flowers were all white with lots of greenery as the backdrop.We had ferns EVERYWHERE! The food was incredible without being fussy. We are both creative people but didn’t feel that our wedding needed to be an exact representation of that! The main source of inspiration was geometric sculptures and ferns. We saw a painting (randomly) and were inspired by the lush organic nature contrasted with the sterile white geometric shapes.

Thanks so much to Heidi from Our Labor of Love for these beautiful photos + big congrats to the happy couple!

rings

letter from bride

bride getting ready

Major shoe envy for Jac’s perfect, gold Chloe heels!

silver heels

red bridesmaids

Toronto first look

backyard Toronto wedding

Haux Couture wedding dress

Jac co-designed her wedding dress with Jim of Hoax Couture in Toronto. It’s so simply stunning…

backyard Toronto wedding

navy blue suit

backyard Toronto wedding

backyard Toronto wedding

backyard Toronto wedding

lakeside portraits

backyard Toronto wedding

backyard Toronto wedding

backyard Toronto wedding

red bridesmaid dresses

Red, coral, and fuchsia perfection. This crew of ‘maids has totally won us over!

red bridesmaid dresses

colorful wedding party

colorful wedding party

brides dancing entrance

backyard Toronto ceremony

backyard Toronto ceremony

Our Vows. I was not expecting our ceremony to be the most wonderful part. It was beautiful. It was romantic. It was emotional. It was us. I walked down the aisle to 'Bossy' by Kelis which quickly turned into ‘Stay’ by Maurice Williams and the wedding party walked down the aisle to 'My Baby' by Nina Simone. We had a lovely reading by my aunt and our friend read a Mya Angelou poem. As we signed our papers, Adrian's best man and his brother sang 'First Day of our Life’ by Bright Eyes. For sure the entire ceremony was the most memorable.

backyard Toronto ceremony

backyard Toronto ceremony

backyard Toronto ceremony

backyard Toronto ceremony

backyard Toronto ceremony

group hug

backyard Toronto wedding

backyard Toronto wedding

backyard Toronto wedding

seating chart

daisy centerpieces

And we adore the modern, graphic paper goods and signage. Jac + Adrian designed + printed everything themselves. (A’s an illustrator and J’s a designer.)

pattern table numbers

colorful pattern menu

wedding rings

first dance

first dance

backyard Toronto wedding

backyard Toronto wedding

If something is stressing you out. Don’t do it. Take a step back and think about why you’re here in the first place. I’m sure everyone says it but NOTHING really matters but the two of you and your promise to each other. It may not make sense now but it will. Also, enjoy it. Take it all in and make time for just the two of you, that has nothing to do with wedding planning.

photography: Heidi from Our Labor of Love // venue: bride’s family cottage + farm in Lake Simcoe ov Orillia Ontatio Toronto, Canada // event design: Friends and family contributed. It was a collaborative affair // florals: Daniela Bosco and my bridal BB’s (Annie, Christina, Andi, Louisa) // wedding dress: Custom made by Hoax Couture in Toronto, Jim Searle made it and we designed it together // shoes: Chloe, SS 2014 // bridesmaid dresses: everyone wore something different – Markoo Studios was the lovely red jumper on my bestie Carla //hair + makeup: Justin Rousseau at Brennen Demelo Studios & Bree from Plutino Group //  groom suit: Tiger of Sweeden // paper goods: Adrian and I made them, He’s an Illustrator and I’m a Designer // catering: Era 76 // music: the Sensations from Orillia, and dj was Shannon, 1/2 of Toronto based duo Bitch Craft

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Beachy Bohemian Wedding Inspiration

boho beach bridesmaids

Whether or not you’re throwing a seaside soirée, we guarantee you’ll find inspiration from today’s lovely shoot, sent over by Magnolia Studios + Lucy Myers Events. We’re wild about the stunning + unique lace bridal ensemble inspo, are smitten with the pink + gold tablescape, and love how the team created a ceremony space with the perfect organic, laid back feel. Lucy tells us, It was important to me to create a setting that was both unique and attainable for brides. We’d say she and the other artists involved totally nailed it!

Maureen Patricia dress

The main wedding dress was custom made for the shoot by Toronto-based designer, Maureen Patricia. Those delicate crocheted sleeves are just the sweetest!

boho head piece

boho head piece

Maureen Patricia dress

pink and yellow peony bouquet

boho beach bridesmaids

The “bridesmaids” wore neutral lace ensembles to complement the bohemian nature of the setting. They were then adorned with textural necklaces, anklets, and bracelets from Hattitude Jewellery.

lace and tulle dresses

layered boho necklaces

pink and yellow bouquets

knitted head piece

boho beach bridesmaids

lace skirt bridesmaid

boho beach gold invitation

boho ceremony on the beach

boho ceremony on the beach

What a pretty, romantic set-up!

boho floral and ribbon backdrop

boho floral and ribbon backdrop

boho floral and ribbon backdrop

woven pouf

boho head piece

boho beach tablescape

gold lace plate charger

ribbon table runner

ombre dinner menu

Florist, Tanya List, used coral charm peonies, yellow garden roses, chamomile daisies, and other beautiful blooms to decorate the sweetly feminine tablescape.

white lantern table decor

gold rimmed glasses

white dinner chairs

coral peony table decor

boho beach tablescape

gold calligraphy name card

dripped gold cake

And The Wedding Cake Shoppe created a cake that perfectly matched the feel of the setting!

cake and champagne bar

cake and champagne bar

seashells

boho beach tablescape

Maureen Patricia dress

What a pretty + inspiring editorial! Thanks to the following wedding artists for sharing their talents with us today!

photography: Magnolia Studios // planning + design: Lucy Myers Events // locations: Wasaga Beach Ontario, Canada // florals: Tanya List // stationery: Have and Hold Design // cake: The Wedding Cake Shoppe // wedding dress: Maureen Patricia // jewelry: Hattitude Jewellery // engagement ring: Live Beautiful // hair: Grant Butterworth // makeup: Presley Foskett // rentals: Tableware from Chairman Mills // charger plates: FOS Décor // models: Katelyn Fenwick, Rachael Grice, Christine Brand

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