Snowy winter wedding

The Monarch Room Wedding | Toni + Andy

Off-season was nonexistent this year with my last wedding of 2022 being on New Year’s Eve. Regardless, I was so happy to be part of Toni and Andy’s beautiful Monarch Room wedding!

The Monarch Room Wedding

The Monarch Room is a brand-new venue located in the Crossroads. I love when I have the chance to photograph new places.

Toni and Andy had to plan their entire wedding in a couple months due to a family emergency, so when I happened to be available, I couldn’t turn down the chance to be part of their day!

Wedding portraits with dogs

These two, along with their entire families and wedding party, were a blast to be around. Even with some sadness looming, that didn’t dampen the spirits of the day!

They also had so many fun nerdy touches, like having a Star Wars’ themed “grand march” to having Andy (from Toy Story) written on the bottom of Toni’s shoes. Additionally, I have to give credit to them for using London Boy (Andy is from England) by Taylor Swift as the garter toss. I will always appreciate any excuse to use a Taylor Swift song on a wedding day!

My favorite part had to be toward the end of the night when it happened to snow. Toni wanted a snowy wedding day, so as soon as I saw the snow, I rushed them outside for a quick 5-minute portrait session. Even though it wasn’t much, the snow truly made their day one for the books.

Snowy winter wedding

Thank you for allowing me to be part of your Monarch Room wedding! Here’s your full preview!

Venue: the monarch room

Makeup: Hillary Rehms

Gown: The One Bridal

Photography and Videography: E. Golden Moments

– Hear from the bride –

Share the inspiration and atmosphere you’re creating for your wedding:

Elegant winter white wedding

Share how (or why) you chose your wedding venue(s):

It was available on short notice and I loved the location and that you could see the skyline

What is your most valuable piece of advice you can share with future couples planning their wedding?

Drink lots of wine while planning.

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