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The Bond Cozy Industrial Winter Wedding | Zaenna + Brendan

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New year, new blog post! I’m so excited for Zaenna and Brendan’s beautiful wedding to be hitting the blog. My 2018 wedding season ended with these two belly-laughing lovebirds at one of my favorite industrial glam wedding venues, The Bond.

Zaenna and Brendan love to laugh and they love to dance so needless to say, their wedding was one big party. Their vendors were incredible and it was so amazing to tie up the year in a pretty little bow with some of the most talented people in the industry. I was feeling so blessed! The cozy, winter-inspired design was filled with the most beautiful greenery and made their reception space feel both welcoming and high-end. I was head over heels with the soft winter touches and all of the candles in their reception space!

As high school sweethearts, Z+B have been taking on the world together for many years. Their families are friends and trust me when I say, they are surrounded by so much love and support. Brendan just graduated from Penn State a few weeks ago and now they’re jumping right into buying a house. YES. All in the midst of getting married.

Congratulations Zaenna and Brendan! Enjoy some of my favorites from their stunning winter wedding!

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY: Savannah Smith Photography | SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER: Meghan Baskin | CEREMONY VENUE: Immaculate Conception BVM Church St. Mary’s York | OFFICIANT: Fr. Jon Sawicki | DAY OF COORDINATION: Megan Sellers | RECEPTION VENUE: The Bond Events | FLORALS: Colton Weyant-Staver with The JDK Group | CATERING: The JDK Group | CAKE AND DESSERTS: Providence Divine Cakes and Pastries | BARTENDING: The JDK Group | ENTERTAINMENT: Titus Touch Music | BRIDAL HAIR STYLING: Mylinda Englehart at Avanti Salon and Day Spa | BRIDAL MAKEUP ARTISTRY: Beauty by Aida & Associates  | BRIDAL SHOES: Badgley Mischka | BRIDAL GOWN: Simone's Bridal | INVITATIONS: made by the bride’s sister, Briana Frost | DECOR AND RENTALS: Molly’s Follies and The JDK Group 

Chimney Rock Farm Coral and Navy Wedding | Christa + Ian

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This wedding was one-of-a-kind... the sort of celebration that is crafted by fate. Christa and Ian met online but strangely and uniquely, I know them both from two different parts of my life. Christa and I went to high school together and I know Ian from our time at Penn State and his battle with cancer. Yep, cancer.

At 22 months old, Ian was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of childhood cancer. In 2011, Ian and I both stood on our feet, awake for 46 hours to raise money for childhood cancer awareness and research through Penn State THON along with 700+ other students and supported by more than 15,000 student volunteers. At the time of his diagnosis, Ian was given just a 15% chance at a normal life. But you know what is totally normal and such a blessing?! GETTING MARRIED!

On Saturday, he and Christa shared their marriage vows and promised each other forever. Christa is a radiant, kind and thoughtful woman (Ian, you're a lucky guy!). She wore a stunning gown with a peach toned underlay and gorgeous lace detailing. They were so excited to be married that they literally RAN back down the aisle at the end of their ceremony. RAN. Like 100 mph at me while cheering and beaming. It was so fun!

Ian and Christa are a perfect match and I am just so excited for these two. They deserve the world. I wish them all the blessings that life has to offer as they take on many new adventures together. Enjoy some of my favorite shots from their wedding day!

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY: Savannah Smith Photography | PHOTOGRAPHER’S ASSISTANT: Kristin Buckley | VENUE: Chimney Rock Farms | FLORALS: Everyone Deserves Flowers. | HAIR STYING: Hair by Kelsey Laird | MAKEUP ARTISTRY: Lauren Rusnak | VIDEOGRAPHY: Cole Brungart | CATERING: Mission BBQ | COCKTAIL HOUR ITALIAN ICE: Rita’s | OFFICIANT: Pastor Carlos Kelly | DJ: Rockin’ Rich