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January 22, 2021

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A Cliffside Acres Editorial

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With the backdrop of the very beautiful Cliffside Acres venue, mixed with chic and modern aesthetic by Samantha Joy Events and Roots Floral Design, a gorgeous fall evening editorial was created.  Models Trey and Joey had such a natural connection. Joey in her Anne Barge gown looked radiant in the glow of the autumn sun. […]

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A Rustic Engagement Session in Mohican

A Romantic and Bubbly Engagement Session at Oak Openings Metropark

Kelli and Chad are a couple whose chemistry radiants off of each other. From their own words, “We’re a mixture of wild and crazy with some laid back vibes. We love exploring the world just as much as we love lounging on the couch – as long as we do it together!” This engagement session […]

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Sweet Brides at Watersedge

Kait and Casey are two of the sweetest brides you’ll ever meet! They were married on October 20, 2019 at Watersedge in Hilliard, Ohio.  They decided on a first look in the courtyard ceremony space and it was the perfect spot. All their family and wedding party looked on from the glass windows above! Their […]

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Bohemian Romance at Strongwater Events

January 14, 2021

Lifestyle

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A Creek Adventure in Cleveland

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Serena + Maxwell got married in the summer of 2019 but that didn’t stop their appreciation and love of documenting their life together. These two are true adventurers and jumped (literally) into their Cleveland adventure couples session.  A warm summer night spent underneath the trees in a local creek was so much fun. These two […]

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An Elegant Rainy Day Wedding at Nazareth Hall

A Dreamy and Romantic Engagement at Kingwood Center Gardens

We met at the Big Sean concert in 2011 at Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Oh. My girlfriends and I started talking to Joe and his friends at the concert. The rest is history! 🙂

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Winter Wedding Wonder at the Inn at Honey Hill

This winter wonderland wedding took place at the beautiful Inn at Honey Run located in the heart of Amish Country, Millersburg OH. The bride and groom planned an intimate “getaway” wedding for close family and friends. The bride chose evergreens with natural elements to complement the woodland feel of the Inn. The reception table was […]

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Submissions

December 18, 2020

Styled Shoot

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A Romantic Urban Oasis

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In one of the oldest districts of Cincinnati, Ohio, resides the luxurious, Lytle Park Hotel. Enriched by its gorgeous architecture, the hotel attracts many with its luxurious accommodations and elegant style. This ethereal styled shoot, curated by the talented Ashlee Wooten of Eva and Co. Events and Emily Rose of Emily Rose Florists was breathtaking […]

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Sentimental and Heartfelt Dusty Blue and Pink Airbnb Wedding

Type 9 Enneagram Wedding Style: Comfortable Simplicity

Your wedding style is Type 9, The Peacemaker, comfortable simplicity. Your typical night is a quiet one at home and you want your wedding day to have some of those same feelings. You will be an easy-going, relaxed bride. Your day will be simple and beautiful. A neutral and light color palette will be mixed […]

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Type 8 Enneagram Wedding Style: The Challenger

Your wedding style is Enneagram Type 8, The Challenger. You feel right at home in places with lots of possibilities – bare-bones industrial romance. You’re the one among your friends whose neck is always craning to admire unique architectural details. You love exploring older neighborhoods, marveling over the flourishes, angles, and worn edges of lost […]

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Type 7 Enneagram Wedding Style: Charismatic + Spontaneous

November 19, 2020

Lifestyle

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Type 6 Enneagram Wedding Style: Detailed & Elegant

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Your enneagram wedding style is Type 6, The Loyalist. As a type 6, your approach is both detailed and elegant. We’ll find you digging into the details and troubleshooting to ensure things go off without a hitch. You approach wedding planning like you approach everything, with a list and a vision of making the day seamless […]

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Lifestyle

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Type 5 Enneagram Wedding Style: Practical + Unique

Type 4 Enneagram Wedding Style: Boho + Organic

Your wedding style is Type 4, The Individualist, Boho and Organic. Chances are you’re a trend-forward individual that enjoys seeking out what is new and interesting. Your celebration is about embracing a natural color palette with loose florals and candles galore. You draw inspiration from the natural world, loose, textured fabrics, brilliant gemstones, and unusual botanicals. […]

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Type 3 Enneagram Wedding Style: Extravagant + Elegant

An extravagant wedding celebration for the Type 3! Your wedding celebration is sure to be energetic, ambitious, and completely charming – just like you! Celebrate your wedding day with opulence, elegance, and formality because it’s your once-in-a-lifetime day! Pull out all the stops and embrace the extravagant in your own unique way. Add sparkle or […]

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Type 2 Enneagram Wedding Style: Romantic + Minimalistic

November 19, 2020

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Type 1 Enneagram Wedding Style: Classic + Timeless

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As a Type 1, your Enneagram wedding style means you embrace the classic and timeless in your own unique way. Your wedding celebration will be stylish, dressed up, while maintaining formality. The fun part is figuring out which classic elements speak to you, and there is a long history of timelessness to hand-pick from. Consider […]

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Elegant Halloween Styled Shoot near Columbus

Boho Wonderland

A fantastic team of northeast Ohio vendors converged on private property to create this gorgeous boho styled shoot. @drzazgaphoto @breweltyphotography @thomkphoto @ashleyescola.photo @rusticlightphotography the Vendor Collective PLANNING/PRIVATE LOCATION: 💍 @pinktomatocreative @lavenderandlacerentalsCAKES: @thefaithfullittlecupcakeCOOKIE PIE CHIPS: @acupcakeadayFLORA: @leaf_homeandbloomsTEAM HAIR: @locks.by.libbybrenner @rachelmassary @btmuaTEAM MAKEUP: @rachelgabrielleandco @rachelgabrielleandco_melissa @btmua @the_emma_katBRIDAL GOWNS: 💍 @ivoryandashbridalMAIDS GOWNS: @thedressmaidsBLACK BRIDAL GOWN: @thedressMedinaMENSWEAR: @libertyStudiosWooMODELS: @missiebratcher […]

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A Complete Bridal Shopping Experience

Finding your dress at Hyde Park Bridal is a complete dream experience. With only one to two brides in the boutique at a time, the staff is able to get to know each client. A bride and her guests have their own private fitting room and sitting area. The appointment starts with a reserved parking spot and champagne for the bride and her guests!

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Backyard, On the Farm, and Outdoor Wedding Celebrations

September 10, 2020

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Rainy In Love at Walnut Drive

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It may have been the rainiest day of the entire summer, but that did not stop this team from pulling off a beautifully elegant yet rustic styled shoot at the brand new Barn on Walnut Drive, located in Mogadore, Ohio. Though several vendors were experiencing home flooding, flooded roads, and more, their dedication to their […]

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Stylish Private Estate Wedding in Cincinnati

Pretty Cake! Jenni Pops Cake Pops

hand Crafted sweetness Here to cure your sweet tooth cravings and make your dessert table a sight for sore eyes! Jenni Pops is a Cleveland based bakery that makes the areas “prettiest hand-crafted and customizable cake pops and desserts.” Cake pops are versatile desserts that can be displayed in elegant tiers, decorated in edible sugar […]

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Lifestyle

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Urban greenery at Derby Lane Estate

This styled shoot featured a neutral green palette with a beautiful farm family style table in the middle of an island on a pond, a gorgeous round arbor and beautiful details. The Vendor Collective Photography + Planning: Gabriella Sutherland Photography Venue: Derby Lane Estate Floral: Dashing Designs Bridal: Louise Christine Bridal Boutique Sweet Treats: Ovenbird […]

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Engagement

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A Surprise Picnic Proposal

June 23, 2020

Real Weddings

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[VIDEO] Married at the Columbia Ballroom

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Katelyn and Vince were married at Saint Paul Greek Orthodox Church and celebrated with family and friends at the Columbia Ballroom.

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Styled Shoot

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Romantic, Edgy, Eclectic at the CoLab

Red Twig Peony Farm Editorial in Johnstown

This shoot was inspired by springtime in Paris and led by the direction of Chelsey Barhorst of Chelsey and Jordan Photography and Rooted Together Events. The invitation designs by the Paper Betty are showstoppers. Red Twig Peony farm provided the perfect spring backdrop with fields of peonies just blooming. Soft seating is also busting with […]

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In-Home Cake Tasting

Signature Cake Tasting A cake tasting in the privacy of one’s own home? Yes, please! Kelly Jo, owner of Lavender & Honey Wedding Cakes in Columbus, Ohio has been serving up cakes and confections for decades. She has been through the wedding planning process with her own children and has experienced planning from both sides! […]

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Sparkling, Summer Wedding at La Navona

June 14, 2020

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Happy 614 Day!

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Lets celebrate all the talented vendors and creatives in the Columbus area. Here are few of our favorites. In no particular order 🙂 The Finer Things Event Planning Website Instagram Sam & Grace Photography Website Instagram Wren Farm Website Instagram Ashley Rene Photography Website Instagram Stem Floral Studio Website Instagram Alea Beauty Website Instagram Events […]

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Featured, Spring 2020: Mackenzie + Justin

NY Love Celebrated under an Ohio Sky

Jo & Sarah met and fell in love in Brooklyn. Their September 1, 2019 wedding in the rolling countryside of Champaign County Ohio was a love filled celebration that brought together friends and family from all over the country. They exchanged vows and promises under the Chuppah made especially for the occasion. Instead of a […]

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Cover Story, Spring 2020: Kayley and AJ

Shaker Heights Country Club and Hanna Gardens Cleveland History Center Cleveland, Ohio How we met: It all started on a random Thursday night in February 2013. AJ and I met at a social event while we both attended Miami University of Ohio. The event was Aspen Ski themed, and even through the ski goggles and […]

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A Spring Dream at Rhinegeist Brewery

June 2, 2020

Real Weddings

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Leap Year, Winter Wedding at the Vue Columbus

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Lydia and Conor were married on a most unique date – leap day 2020! The Columbus Dispatch also featured the couple in their coverage of this year’s leap day weddings (the date fell on a Saturday this year). Lydia and Conor’s big day had numerous romantic winter wedding elements, such as pops of deep burgundy […]

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Advice + Tips

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A First Look Vs. The Traditional Down the Aisle

Modern, Rustic At A Historic Barn in Dublin, Ohio

Season: Fall It was a day that would make all of your fall wedding dreams come true! Starting with the couple, to the perfect weather, to the gorgeous sunset, and drumroll please…PUPPIES. Yes, the night ended with donuts and puppies. The day started at the stunning new AC Marriott Hotel at Bridge Park in Dublin, […]

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Gold Wedding Goals

Dreaming of a gold wedding day? Whether you want your wedding to look like it’s been hand-dipped in gold, would prefer just a strand of sparkle, or fall somewhere in-between, gold is your go-to, goes-with-anything color palette addition that will add a layer of panache and light up your celebration! A black bas relief wedding […]

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THE BEST Groom Reactions to Their Brides | First Look Compilation

May 20, 2020

Styled Shoot

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Modern Chic Wedding Inspiration At Crimson Lane

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Season: Spring Crimson Lane is the most GORGEOUS brand new venue in central Ohio, located north of Dayton in Ada, Ohio. I was thrilled when they asked me to photograph this modern chic styled shoot they had planned, and I was absolutely BLOWN AWAY with everything the team created. It just gets more and more […]

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Old Hollywood Glamour at Greenacres Art Center

Summer Garden Wedding at Cleveland Botanical Gardens & The Ballroom Park Lane

Season: Summer Favorite Story from the Day We had extra time in between the ceremony and reception so we stopped at Barrio for a quick snack! the Vendor Collective Photography: Kristin Leanne Photography Venue: Cleveland Botanical Gardens + The Ballroom Park Lane Cakes + Desserts: Crave Custom Cakes Invitations + Paper Goods: Minted for invite, […]

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Should I Do A First Look At My Wedding? YES & Here’s Why

Guest Authors: Tessa Berg, Owner, Starling Studio Photography You may have noticed the trend over the past several years where more and more couples are choosing to see each other before they walk down aisle and I have to admit that I love it! There are so many amazing benefits, both logistically and personally, to […]

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Secrets for a Strong Wedding Day Timeline

April 23, 2020

Advice + Tips

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Coco: Wedding Dress for the Girl Who Turns Heads

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Guest Authors: Annie McGinty, Founder, Ivory & Ash Bridal Styling Studio COCO: A Sarah Jessica Parker wedding dress for the girl everyone wants to know! ALL ABOUT THE TULLE! The Coco Wedding Dress is for the girl we are all watching make her entrance into a grand space like the New York City Public Library! […]

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Classic, Clean, Elegance at Possom Hollow

Elegant, classic, timeless at Pinecroft Mansion

Inspiration + Experience Season: Fall Andrea and Harry’s wedding at The Pinecroft Mansion in Cincinnati, Ohio was an elegant but FUN event with all of their friends and family. Andrea drew inspiration from clean lines, neutral colors, and simple design. Their custom logo was sprinkled throughout their paper goods and on their place settings. Guests […]

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Wedding Planners: What Do We Do, Really?

Guest Author: Leda Anderson, Owner and Lead Planner & Designer, Events Held Dear With inquiry season in full swing, we’ve noticed a trend among couples, friends (and surprisingly) other wedding vendors! With everything you are investing in as bride(s)/groom(s), a Wedding Planner might be at the bottom of your list. We’re here to share why […]

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What time to start your Wedding Ceremony

March 24, 2020

Advice + Tips

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Top TEN Ways To Propose To Your Bridesmaid

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Guest Authors: Jennifer Drew, Owner and Principal Event Planner, StR Event Services Choosing your bridal party can be stressful and confusing. The Knot suggests their top tips on how to choose your bridal party. Once you’ve chosen each bridesmaid there are so many fun ways to ask your special women to be a part of your day! […]

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Styled Shoot

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Blush, Boho, Floral Pop-Up Styled Shoot

Boho, clean, white, rustic at Lake Arts Studio

Inspiration + Experience Season: Winter It was the most lovely shoot to be a part of. The photographer knew exactly what she wanted and made it so easy for us to style the bride. It helped that the dresses looked like they were made for her! Color: Whites, blushes, pinks, with a rustic vibe Unquie: […]

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Rich and Rustic Elegance at Gervasi Vineyard

Inspiration + Experience Season: Fall Our wedding was truly the most magical day of our lives. Our vision and hard work of planning was executed beautifully by the team at Gervasi Vineyard. It was a day full of love and happiness, we could feel the positive vibes from each guest and worker we encountered. Our […]

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Relaxed, Rustic, Elegance at Wren Farm

March 14, 2020

Advice + Tips

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Secrets for a Strong Wedding Day Timeline

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Guest Authors: Meggie Francisco, Owner and Lead Planner, Meggie Francisco Events 3 TIPS TO STAY OUT OF TROUBLE As a destination wedding planner and avid traveler, clients trust me to show them how to choose a wedding venue that not only fits their style and budget, but also provides a great experience to their guests. […]

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Styled Shoot

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Clean and Classic with a Modern Twist at The Ohio Statehouse

Vintage and Timeless Styled Inspiration at The Millennial Suite

Inspiration + Experience Season: Winter This was a styled shoot bringing local artists together to create a vintage and timeless feel. Our goal was to create such a gorgeous shoot that everything about the flowers, gown, and angles of the photos complimented each other perfectly. Heres something unique about the story, The gowns were designed […]

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Vintage, Rainy, Summer Wedding at Irongate Equestrian Center

Inspiration + Experience Season: Summer The Day: Kaitlyn + John were married on a rainy August day in 2018 at Irongate Equestrian Center. As most Ohioans know, weather can be unpredictable, so as the storms blew in we were ready to make it look good. John and Kaitlyn met after he finished officer school in […]

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Modern, Soft Romantic Inspiration at Mojave East

February 12, 2020

Styled Shoot

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Romantic Lace at the Millennial Suite

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Inspiration + Experience Season: Winter (Valentine’s Day) Style: Romantic lace, glamorous sparkle We were inspired by all things Valentine’s Day – the studio space of our dreams [hello natural lighting + exposed brick!], glamorous sparkle, romantic lace, the prettiest bouquet you ever did see + what’s Valentine’s Day without a box of chocolate? Color: Pops […]

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An Idyllic, Charming Winter Wedding at Hopes Way Gathering

Classy, Simple, Winter Affair at High Line Car House

Inspiration + Experience Season: Winter Style: Classy, but simple. Not over the top, but with well thought out, and deliberate details. Comfortable. The day was perfect. It was cold (as you’d expect in February), but it wasn’t freezing and there was a hint of snow flurries in the air every once in a while. The […]

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Romantic fine art LGBTQ+ Wedding Inspiration at Franklin Park Conservatory

Inspiration + Experience Season: Summer Style: Romantic fine art LGBTQ+ wedding inspiration “If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” – Victoria Erickson Even in Columbus, Ohio, the last bits of summer drift lazily into fall. Warm days give way to cool nights with increasingly cozy dinners. […]

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Rustic Winter and Minimalistic Wedding at The Vue Columbus

January 21, 2020

Advice + Tips

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Grooms: Be There For Your Bride

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Guest Authors: Kristin and Tim Gibson, Owners, 614 Wedding Photography Even if you’re getting married to the most relaxed bride on the planet, there will still be moments throughout this process where she will feel stressed. Planning a wedding isn’t for the faint of heart. There is a lot to be done, it’s expensive, and […]

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Bridal Hairstyles // Our Favorites