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Melissa & Matt’s Wedding at the IMU in Iowa City, Iowa

A College Love Story Melissa and Matt are the perfect example of “college sweethearts.” Even though Matt is pretty sure they met at the bar, they actually met while at their University library while both studying with friends. Matt swept Melissa off her feet with his wide variety of computer stickers, his long hair, and…

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Betsy & John’s Wedding at Rapid Creek Cidery in Iowa City, Iowa

Betsy and John – Love at First Sight Betsy and John first met when they were both freshmen in college. It all started when they met at a formal event, but they were actually both attending with different dates. From that night, they instantly knew that they were there with the wrong people and the…

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15 Things You Didn’t Know a Wedding Planner Does

You’re engaged, you’re ready to start planning your dream day, but you have no idea where to start. Don’t worry! We got this! Do I need a wedding planner? Is it worth the investment? ​Without a doubt, the answer is always YES! Over and over, our couples reach out to thank us for the role…

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Ask The Experts: How Wedding Stationery Impacts the Guest Experience

  We got the chance to sit down with Sarah and Celeste with Allegra Iowa City (based in Coralville) to talk about ALL things stationery! They have a combined 19+ years in the industry and are passionate about their craft. Celeste opened up her Allegra franchise a year ago after acquiring Zephyr Weddings & Zephyr…

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Ask the Experts: Incorporating Your Cake Design into Your Wedding Theme

If you are struggling to incorporate your cake design into the rest of your wedding theme, you aren’t alone! Choosing your wedding cake can be super overwhelming, but it’s the sweetest part of wedding planning. The design of your wedding cake is such a fun way to incorporate your wedding design into your reception look…

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Ask the Experts: Wedding Makeup 101

Melissa Banes got her start in the beauty industry 10 years ago, and has been loving making women feel good about themselves ever since! She was a part of the first-ever graduating class at Capri College, with a dream to work at the number one beauty company in the world, MAC cosmetics. Melissa moved to…

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