Becky Huffman Flowers and The Aerialist Press {Wedding Professional Spotlight}

It’s easy to look at Jenny & Brice’s wedding day and be amazed. Luckily, Jenny works at Gateway Center in Collinsville IL and has been exposed to weddings. With her experience in the wedding industry, she was able to choose amazing vendors to help facilitate her vision of their wedding day. Not everyone has the luxury of already knowing the “who’s who” of wedding professionals. So let us introduce you to two!

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Carla J. - YAY! I love this!

Alexandra // The Aerialist Press - Thank you for the awesome spotlight! Jenny truly is one of the kindest and most *delightful* brides we have worked with. AND she had great style! You did an insanely gorgeous job of capturing their day!

xox, A

P.S. Even though we are in CA let’s be friends 😉

Julie - I love letter pressed invites! They are so classic! Love all the photos.

karin - Alexandra… I heart my new California friend!!! (Mentally singing Katy Perry’s California Girls and envisioning us riding around in a convertible laughing and singing.) We were honored to showcase your work! I’ll be stalking your site often and a fan for life!! YOU ROCK!!!

Jenny Donnelly - Let’s just call the day a TRIFECTA! TenSixteen, Becky Huffman and Aerialist Press! Does it get any better?? Thank you ALL for helping make our day absolutely perfect! I was never one of those girls that always dreamed about my wedding day, but now I am! Ooh la la. And not only are each of these awesome wedding vendors putting out great, fantastic, beautiful products, but they’re all sweet, accommodating, creative, smart and helpful!

Jenny & Brice {Wedding Day}

Jenny & Brice were married on April 2, 2011 at Marine United Church of Christ with a reception following at the LeClaire Room in Edwardsville IL. Those are the details… here is their story.

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Sherree Lynn - I always say your photography can’t get any better with each wedding I look at, but with each one, it does! I look at your work, and can envision you and Roger taking photo’s for upscale magazines and movie stars on the red capet at the Academy Awards. These photos aren’t even of my own wedding, but I enjoy looking at each one as if it were because the photos are simply gorgeous. Your work just blows me away…it’s easy to see why you are booked so quickly each year. 🙂 Hugz to you both!

Laura Ranger - Well Karin and Roger…I couldn’t wait to see your first wedding on your new site and what can I say, just truly Beautifully Amazing!! The yellow and grey in this wedding is just striking! LOVE IT!

Jamie - I LOVE IT! I love the blog post and each of these fabulous photos! Jenny – you are gorgeous!!!! Jenny & Brice and their families put a lot of thought into their ceremony and reception. And, it shows. They did not miss a single detail. Well done, Karin & Roger! You captured the details, the fun, and most importantly, the love between Jenny & Brice.

Jenny Donnelly - So I had to go to a funeral yesterday and I knew the blog post was going up and I was so sad people were going to see it before me. And then after the funeral Brice and I had to run to the mall and while I was in a dressing room he pulled it up on his iphone. And then, I proceeded to stand in the middle of the aisle at Macy’s and look at every picture, and strain my eyes to read your post in teeny-tiny iphone size, and tear up while Brice was checking out for me. AMAZING!!! Karin and Roger, you are brilliant. I know you hear it all the time, but I mean it from the bottom of my heart. You captured the love and fun of our day just like I knew you would, which is why I didn’t cry when the day ended. I knew I could count on you. Thank you.

P.S. It will make my dad so proud to see you mentioned his leaf blower test! Thanks for that!

Ashlee Erlinger - Holy goosebumps!!!! So fantastic!

A gift for Kate

I guess our invite to The Royal Wedding got lost in the mail. I’m pretty disappointed too, because I had the perfect bridal shower gift for Kate.

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Dawn Devall - This is hilarious! I’ve seen the new moms one- this is great. I got an invitation, I’m actually photographing the wedding, would you like to be my side shooter?

Carla J. - OMG – hilarious!

The wonderful world of marketing!

By wonderful I mean excruciating. Many business owners hire people to do a rebrand and marketing, and after what I’ve been through… I TRULY, HIGHLY recommend it. I however like to learn the hard way, rebuffing the looks I received when I told people “I’m doing it myself” when they asked who was doing our logo and branding. It’s certainly not for everyone to take on a task of this nature, but here’s what we came up with…

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emily - LOVE the business cards on both design schemes! 🙂

Jamie - Fellow Wedding Professionals Spotlight? YES!! Good idea!

I love everything about the new name and the new look. Revamped & Rebooted! Funky & Fresh! Gorg & Glam!

Carla J. - WOW. I cannot believe you did these yourself. I know you said it took a ton of work, but WOW. It was worth it. Can you design my stuff in your spare time? j/j
I love reading your blog, so anything you want to write about is cool with me! Just write more often. It’s been a boring few months! 🙂

Leslie - LOVE LOVE LOVE the new website and blog! I love how organized the blog is and how you can open a post to read more. It makes finding what you are looking for so easy!
I would love to hear about people you recommend working with! I have never planned a wedding before so insider tips are awesome!

Julie - YES! I like the idea of highlighting industry professionals.

P.Diddy did it twice. Prince changed his into a symbol.

So why can’t we do it? That’s right – Starry-eyed Studios (as in the name) is no longer. Before you go getting all in an uproar, let us tell you that in regards to the way we do business…nothing has changed. It’s the look, the branding, and the name that is different – and in our opinion BETTER. (I’d venture to even call it… sexy.)

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Jan Wagner - Hey Karin and Roger…congratulations on your new name! I love it! That happens to be my birthdate, so I won’t have trouble remembering it. I’ve gotten to know your work through Donna Heeren and Lyndsey Stayton. I loved what you did for Lyndsey and Derek!!! Looking forward to keeping track of your future endeavors! Again, Congratulations!!!!!! Jan