I met Maddie at The Wedding Fair last year and afterwords, we spent an evening hanging out at the Boom Site in Stillwater for their engagement session: dancing, hip-bumping, and laughing the entire time. Fast forward a year. Maddie + Zach’s wedding day was one for the books. They got married on a beautiful June day at Dellwood Country Club in Dellwood, Minnesota. Zach’s family has been members there for a long time, so it was a fitting setting for their ceremony!
What I loved most about Maddie + Zach’s wedding day was how simple love was to them. Being surrounded by family and friends, having an intentional ceremony, and jamming out on the dance floor to their favorite songs at the end of the night celebrating their marriage.
Vendors! What is a wedding day without all the little pieces! If you see something you love and want to know where they got it, look below! It’s likely on the list! My top 3 favorites from their wedding were the groom’s bowtie from Bow SelecTie, their cake from Farmington Bakery (oh my gosh, heart eye emojis anyone?), and their DJ and live music from Blue Water Kings Band – so good every time!
Take a scroll to watch Maddie + Zach’s wedding day unfold!
What a beautiful day it was… give me golden hour and a madly in love couple any day. I’m so glad I got to photograph Maddie + Zach’s wedding story and celebrate alongside them. Clients turned friends are my favorite and Maddie and I are getting coffee in a few weeks – I couldn’t have asked for anything better!
Dellwood Country Club, Dellwood MN
Essence of Australia
Bow SelecTie (made out of feather!)
Kandi Printing, Willmar MN
Cold Spring Bakery, Coldspring MN
Farmington Bakery, Farmington MN
Stacy’s Nursery, Willmar MN
SM Hair & Makeup (Amanda)
Bluewater Kings Band, Minneapolis MN
Family member, Curt Anderson
Yours truly, Rachel DesJardins – DesJardins Studio
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This is magical. You are magical. I can’t tell you how long I stared at the simple photo of the place seeing with the shadows alone.
So beautiful Rachel!!! Ugh! I so wish I knew about you when I was getting married! This day could not have been more perfect and you documented it so wonderfully.
You captured our day with ease and made us feel so relaxed! We’re so thankful for your natural talent- hats off to you, Rachel!
Wowza, Rachel! I’m always so impressed by your eye for detail, the great angles you find, and how much joy you were able to capture from the getting-ready moments to the late-night reception shenanigans. Always, always inspired by you!