Masculine, Nature inspired Same-Sex Wedding with Navy and Harvest gold tones in Champaign, Illinois

When Sara asked if I was interested in helping with a styled shoot last Spring, I of course said yes (because…girl crush.) And after meeting to chat out details over coffee, and Sara mentioning it was a same-sex styled shoot - I was a HELL YES. It’s my strong belief that love is love, no matter what. I support you. I support your love. And I’m always honored to help create unique details to share your love with your friends and family.

Joe and Craig, our models who are a couple in real life!, were the absolute best. They were both happy to help with last minute details at the shoot, joked and kept us laughing, and even helped one of the kiddos get unstuck from the mud. Their love for each other is apparent and contagious. Take a look:

Bluestem Hall Same-Sex Styled Shoot in Champaign Illinois
vintage furniture masculine wedding
bluestem hall dried florals
wedding sign chalkboard lettering
custom wedding backdrop blue gradient ombre
wedding cake flowers
classic wedding invitation with blue and gold details
same sex wedding invitation with floral place cards
masculine wedding invitation with gold wax seal
custom chalkboard lettering wedding signage at bluestem hall
same sex wedding couple posing on vintage sofa
wedding tablescape with whiskey bottle table number and gold wax seal
wedding floral centerpiece with soft whites and accents of blue
wedding cake with abstract floral design
dinner menu printed on glassine bag for bread favor
bluestem hall wedding dinner tablescape with antique chargers and blue accented florals
groom sitting on vintage sofa for wedding portrait
groom casually sitting on vintage sofa for wedding portrait
blue accented wedding tablescape with antlers and vintage plates
grooms in love

HUGE thanks to an amazing team of artists who created this beautiful styled shoot:

Photographer: Sara Gardner Photography

Venue: Bluestem Hall

Florist: Finding Eminence Farm

Stationery: Dash/Wood

Vintage Furniture: Spruce Rentals

Cake: Hopscotch Cakes