Ashtyn and Matt are one of my favorite couples! I photographed their surprise proposal and later their engagement session at their home, and I was so honored to capture their Oliva on the Hill Wedding last summer. This day was absolutely magical - from Ashtyn's first look with her dad and Matt to the special touches they included in their wedding reception decor, including homages to their pets. So sweet!
They wanted a classically non-traditional wedding venue, and Oliva on the Hill and its sister La Verona on the Hill were perfect for Ashtyn's vision. Both spaces are rustic, romantic, and fit the bride's vision for what she wanted. Ashtyn chose black bridesmaids dresses because her vision for her wedding was like a gala and what an amazing event it was!
Ashtyn and Matt are pet lovers, and their dog was the "dog of honor," and he walked down the aisle with one of the bridesmaids. They also had cookies shaped in dog and cat shape, and a memorial table for their cat. Guests ate appetizer-style at the food stations, drank, and danced the night away. It was such a fun and magical evening! This wedding at Oliva on the Hill and La Verona on the Hill was so cool!
Ceremony Venue Name: Oliva on The Hill
Reception Venue Name: La Verona on The Hill
Photographer: Zoe Life Photography (Zoe)
DJ: Rockstar DJ’s
Videographer: Julianne Sanning
Hair and Makeup: Jillian Sanders
Florist: Wildflowers LLC
Caterer: Oliva on The Hill
Cake and Desserts: The Cakery
Dress Designer: Casablanca
Dress Shop: Adore in Morton, IL
Bridesmaid Attire Shop: Azazie
Groom and Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Warehouse
Shoes Designer: Badgley Mischka
Wedding Favors: Cookies decorated to look like Ashtyn and Matt’s pets
Decorator/tear-down team: Chloe and Company Events
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