People We LOVE To Work With!
Categories & Wedding Team Experts (Alphabetically)
Cakes / Deserts
From traditional. to avant garde, to edgy: Iced Cakes is perfect for the bride who wants a showcase wedding cake, like nothing any of her of her guests have ever seen before.
Of all the people you assemble for your team, only a few are essential to the flow and fun of the day.
Your choice of DJ can make or break your reception.
Choose wisely and you will have eliminated one more possible source of stress
Tony Mitchell – A consummate professional.
The kind of DJ that will have your guests dancing and enjoying themselves ALL evening.
There will be no dull dead time at your party!
OK – I don’t have a picture of Jeff Angelini from Nyte-Flyte. It doesn’t matter.
Jeff has a crew of DJs who each have their own style. Quiet to Rockin’ Crazy.
Tell Jeff about the style & mood of YOUR wedding, and he’ll match you with the perfect DJ.
Or book Jeff himself, for another of our areas “A Team” wedding professionals.
Tucked away in the quaint Village of Loudonville, Four Seasons Flowers is a hidden gem. Definitely worth the short,pretty drive.
You either want a food truck at your wedding (or rehearsal) or you don’t.
Or maybe you haven’t even considered it yet.
If & when you do, here is the place to start!
Whether it is just a driveway party, a backyard reception, or the social event of the season, Randy has it covered.
Not only does he have any color you could need, but he has the styles of linens to match the mood of your event.
And when Randy is in charge of setting up the event, you also get another one of the area’s top five hardest working wedding professionals. I get to events early, but it’s rare for me to get there before Randy.
Eliminating Wedding Day Stress – By now the theme of hiring professionals to do a professional job should be clear.
Do it right& Eliminate stress.
Whether you could worry about where everyone is going to fit, or whether you could worry about Ohio weather a tent may be just what you need to eliminate that stress.
Ohio’s Secret Wedding Venue!
From the chapel, to multiple reception venues, to world class catering, to nice portrait locations – indoors and out, AU probably hase something for you!
Kingwood Center Is Simply Elegant!
Another perfect “all-in-one” venue for your wedding and reception.
Your guests will enjoy their entire day, without having to travel from one place to another.
Do you want your wedding pictures to show that you were married in this fabulous location? Of course you do.
But do you want some portraits in locations that feature YOU more than your location?
The grounds at Kingwood offer opportunities for both.
Away from it all, with just a short drive… Less than 10 minutes from “Downtown” Bellville. Rustic & Intimate, but with room to move, and create your own wedding space.
More than *just* a barn.
Indoor – Outdoor – Lakeside Pergola, Conservatory, Historic Bank Barn, Gardens
One of Maranatha Photography’s Favorite Wedding Venues.
What can we say! The Grand Barn, is situated on top of a hill overlooking the Mohican River, it is local for most of us, but is also a genuine “Destination Wedding” venue for people from across the United States.
People in from out of town? “Cabins.”
Wedding overlooking a Mohican River Valley — Of course.
And Maybe Even A Tree-house For You to Stay In.!
. The whole point of putting together a team of professionals is:
. >To Make sure you get the best of everything.
. >To Eliminate Stress!
. Shanna Stapleton (another of the top five hardest working
. wedding professionals in the area) is ALL about both of these.
. Put yourself and your wedding in her hands,
. communicate your vision of the day, and then relax!
. Shanna will make certain that everything is the best it can be,
. and that there is nothing for you to stress over.
What About Photographers?
(obviously not in alphabetical order)
Yes. I *do* recommend other photographers.
Sometimes I’m already committed for your wedding day, and I want you to have he best photographer that’s still available.
But I don’t refer just anyone.
Think for a moment, about what goes into photographing a wedding.
In just one day, a wedding photographer must be an Individual & Couple Portrait Photographer, a Child Photographer, a Family Photographer, a Commercial Product Photographer (Rings, Cakes, Flowers, Cars), a Photojournalist and more.
It takes more than “someone with a good camera, who takes nice pictures” to stay on task and focused on you, for 8, 10, or 12 hours – often without lunch – to creatively capture the memories of a full wedding day.
So, I’m very careful about who I recommend if I’m already taken for your wedding day.
After the wedding day is over….
. After the rentals are returned….
. After what you spent hundreds of dollars for, is now in the trash….
. After what you spent thousands of dollars for, is headed for the city sanitation department….
The only thing you’ll have left to remember you wedding day….
. The thing you’ll want to share with your daughter as she snuggles on your lap….
. Or, someday, with your granddaughter, who somehow doesn’t realize what a gorgeous bride her Grandma was….
Is your collection of wedding images.
The only thing from your wedding that actually grows in value every year as loved ones pass….
Is your collection of wedding images…. hopefully in a storytelling album where they can be enjoyed for generations….
not just on a DVD, the next generation’s equivalent of 8mm movie film with no projector.
(Trivia fact: At one time 8mm was considered the state-of-the-art way to capture weddings at one time. – so sad for so many now.)
So, if I’m not available to preserve the memories of your wedding day, I’ll be sure to recommend someone who I would trust with my own daughter’s, and some day granddaughter’s wedding images.