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Romantic and Playful Spring Wedding Shoot at Harvest Moon Pond

January 17, 2023

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If you are dreaming of a timeless, romantic, and playful spring wedding, let this be your inspiration! This shoot was a collaboration of local Madison Wedding Vendors with an incredible amount of talent (I’ll be sure to link them below)!

When I first met the owners of Harvest Moon Pond, Brian and Stephanie, I knew they we’re the kind of people that make the wedding industry a better place. The care they show their couples, and the love and energy they pour into their beautiful venue makes their space feel like something out of a fairytale. So when Stephanie reached out to work together I didn’t hesitate to say yes. We hopped on a call to go over what we wanted this shoot to feel like, and how we wanted it to inspire our couples. Soft, romantic, colorful, playful, candid, and elegant. We wanted it to be fun and timeless.

Growing the Vendor Team

We knew we needed help to nail down our vision, so we brought on Amy with Relax Event Planning. She handled the planning and design, and brought us “midwestern comfort with a level of class”. Her attention to detail was remarkable. She presented us with different textures and samples, and was full of ideas beyond our imagination. She was so helpful at guiding us toward the big picture, and troubleshooting every possible hiccup along the way.

Soon, Lisa from Sunborn Gardens joined the team. Her and Amy worked hard to dream up the beautiful hanging floral installation pictured below. Lisa spent all morning setting it up, and as each of us arrived to Harvest Moon Pond, we stopped to marvel at it’s whimsy. She is such an artist! While we were all singing her praises she remained humble and cool, and just smiled back letting us know how wonderful we all are. Her energy was exactly what I would have loved to have on my own wedding day.

Branch and Daughter created a grazing table that exceeded any other charcuterie board I’ve ever seen! Everything was so fresh, flavorful and beautifully curated. I had no idea salami could be so aesthetically pleasing. It’s the perfect way to feed a crowd. Of course we balanced the savory with some sweets from Baked Lab! His lavender macaroons were so dainty and perfect, which brought back a little whimsy to the food selection.

With the help of several others, this spring inspired shoot was brought to life. We we’re so excited to be published in this year’s issue of Wisconsin Bride Magazine, and hope that our couples find inspiration from it!

wedding couple clinking glasses
indoor bridal portrait, soft and glamorous makeup by Sara Marie Artistry
bride sitting on love seat indoors, classic updo
signature wedding cocktail, champagne sorbet
wedding macaroons
spring wedding bouquet with purple ribbon
intimate kiss at head-table with floral installation and spring colors
spring wedding at Harvest Moon Pond
purple tinted wedding macaroons for spring
elegant bridal hair and makeup, timeless, romantic
spring wedding invitations with macaroons and purple flowers
gold diamond wedding ring and band in grey suede box
head table and hanging floral installation for spring wedding at Harvest Moon Pond
floral bridal details for spring
bride getting ready in bridal suite at Harvest Moon Pond
romantic and playful couples portraits at inside Harvest Moon Pond
spring wedding invitations, purple
wedding ring detail photo
bride putting on heels on blush loveseat inside of Harvest Moon Pond's new bridal suite
cozy wedding portraits
couple nuzzled, black and white wedding portrait, romantic wedding photos
black and white bridal portrait, classic and timeless hair and makeup plunging neckline
romantic black and white wedding photos of groom helping bride get ready
bride modeling in front of spring tablescape at Harvest Moon Pond with hanging floral install by Sunborn Gardens
first kiss shot at wedding head table, spring florals on linen table cloth
grazing table for guests during cocktail hour by Branch and Daughter
Branch and Daughter wedding grazing platter
spring wedding cake with fresh florals
macaroons and spring florals at elegant wedding place setting
whimsical floral centerpiece in spring colors
romantic and colorful wedding details at Harvest Moon Pond
floral details from spring wedding editorial at Harvest Moon Pond featuring Sunborn Gardens
couples first dance photos, indoor barn wedding, spring
ribbon back bridal gown with buttons and sheer details.
couple kissing at head table | Venue- Harvest Moon Pond
candid couples reception portrait
spring wedding at Harvest Moon Pond
timeless wedding rings
soft and romantic bridal look
playful bouquet shot, spring florals, Sunborn gardens

Vendors

Venue | Harvest Moon Pond
Photographer | Kuffel Photography
Planning & Design | Relax Event Planning
Makeup Artist | Sara Marie Artistry
Hair Stylist | Winona Repp from ANiU
Florist | Sunborn Gardens
Bridal Gown | Vera’s
Suit | Men’s Wearhouse
Stationery | Lettered by Shi
Rentals | Velvet Rentals
Linens & Napkins | BBJ La Tavola 
Desserts | Baked Lab
Charcuterie/Grazing Table  | Branch & Daughter
Rings | Diny’s Diamonds
Models | Angelina & Chris
Videographer | Sylvia Damaris Photography

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