Real Weddings: Rachel and Steve

By |December 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Photo by Kelly Vanderploeg Photography After meeting one another in Atlanta, Rachel and Steve decided to uproot, move to Chicago, and tie the knot in the one and only Geneva -- what a great place to celebrate the beginning of their lives together! Check out the details on their picture-perfect Geneva Wedding below! Steve and

Announcing the 2018 Geneva Wedding Walk!

By |November 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tom Nicol Photography As the seasons change, and engagements/wedding plans ensue, it’s time to officially announce the date of Geneva Bride’s annual event, the Geneva Wedding Walk! Drum roll please . . . . Next year’s wedding walk will be on Sunday, March 4, 2018! For those of you hearing about the Geneva Wedding Walk

5 Tips for Couples Buying Engagement Rings

By |November 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Photo by Kelly Vanderploeg Photography With the holidays rapidly approaching we here at Geneva Bride are also ushering in another big, celebratory season … ENGAGEMENTS! Engagement Season, or, the period just before Thanksgiving until just after Valentine’s Day, is upon us. We love this time of year. It’s impossible not to get caught up in

How He Can Help with Planning

By |November 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Photo by Kelly Vanderploeg Photography What exactly does the groom need to do in preparation for a wedding? We’d like to thank Brides Magazine for putting together this checklist of responsibilities for the groom before the big day arrives. While they provide 15 different to-dos for men, here are our top 5 favorites: 2. Planning

Shall We Dance?

By |November 9th, 2017|

Many brides and grooms cite one thing as the most nerve-wracking element of their upcoming wedding reception ... THE FIRST DANCE. Everything from picking "the perfect" song to ensuring you look graceful on the dance floor can incite some level of anxiety from even the most level-headed person. So what's the perfect anecdote to the

Real Weddings: Teri and Bryan

By |November 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Photography by Elite Photo This past June, Geneva bride Teri married her prince charming, Bryan, and had the fairytale wedding to match. Check out her very heartwarming story below! It is an honor to share my family’s Geneva wedding with you, and I wish you much happiness as you plan your own weddings! Nine years

Simple Travel Quotes for Couples

By |October 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kelly Vanderploeg Photography Travelling with a significant other is truly magical; being able to discover new parts of the world and new cultures together allows the two of you to reflect on your own lives. It can be intimidating at certain times, but remember to keep an open mind and travelling will be one of

Where to, Honey?

By |October 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tom Nicol Photography After the many expenses of a stunning wedding, it can be difficult for newlyweds to spend thousands of dollars on their honeymoon. However, there are plenty of ways to escape reality together for a few days without burning a hole in your pocket. These budget-friendly honeymoon ideas will help ensure that you

5 Do’s of Bridal Beauty

By |September 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Kelly Vanderploeg Photography Brides can’t help but be beautiful; it’s the sincere glow of someone who couldn’t be happier to marry the love of their life. We’ve put together a small checklist of to-dos before you say, “I do” to help make sure you’re looking – and feeling – your absolute best. Do: Get a

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