BTS of our Minnetonka Yacht Club Styled Shoot

This sneak peek post takes us behind the scenes of our styled shoot a few weeks ago at the Minnetonka Yacht Club and it’s giving us all the Minnesota feels!

We absolutely loved heading out to the lake to capture these stunning lakeside images and had a blast running around with our vendors, cruising across the lake, and so much more (keep scrolling!)Plus, you’ll find ways to save on your #ForeverBrideDreamTeam at the end of this post.





Bella on the Bay is getting our lovely bride, Emma, all ready for the big day. Can we talk about these lashes, though? Stunning. Missi and Hannah of Bella on the Bay are such a dynamic duo. You can tell they love what they do by their constant smiles and their attention to detail.

That’s probably the best part of doing BTS photos, YOU get to see how hard these people work to make a day the best it can be. Plus, wait till you see the official photos of this shoot, taken by Aminda Villa. Emma looks so comfortable, radiant, and confident, thanks to her #ForeverBrideDreamTeam!




Outside, things are coming together quickly with special deliveries of floral’s from Bachman’s, being carried in by the man of the hour, Kaleb. Just wait till you see him in his tux! *swoon*





Our vendors are always working hard to create such stunning sets! We were so lucky to have been blessed with the most amazing day to host our shoot. The golden lighting lit up the space and allowed us to capture some beautiful photos of not only our bride + groom, but the gorgeous venue as well. How cute are these couples chairs decorated by Bubbly Vibes and Bachman’s?!

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Getting the first glance of the bride + groom featuring this gorgeous gown from the Wedding Shoppe & trendy tux by MartinPatrick 3. Let’s all take a moment to give a round of applause to Ashley of Poppati Weddings & Events, the cutie in the pink dress and mama to the fur-baby you’re about to see, for planning and styling this entire shoot!





Is a Forever Bride shoot really complete without a cute little pup? We just had to include Finley in this shoot! Throwback to our Boho Bridal Brunch shoot, where we had Ruby, the cutest little German Shepherd puppy, on set!





In this picture alone there is so much detail and beauty in the decor, the cake, the flowers, and guess what?! YOU can have this for your wedding and it won’t break the bank if you are signed up with Forever Bride, because each of these talented professionals offer a special Forever Bride Deal just for you if you mention you found them on Forever Bride!







… and that’s a wrap! We are so excited to share with you the official photos from this shoot in the upcoming weeks! They truly have us dreaming of the perfect Minnesota inspired wedding.

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Wedding Shoppe: 10% OFF Your Bridal Gown with Tuxedo Rentals!

Princess Jewelry: For any wedding bands purchased over $400, receive one free sports band with purchase.

Bella on the Bay: Book your bridal party spa day and get a complimentary express facial for the bride!

Jo Garrison Cakes: Book your wedding cake and get a box of free breakfast pastries for you’re bridal party the morning of you wedding!

Kristina Designz: Free wedding logo | monogram design with the purchase of wedding invites! (This can be on your invites or even as a shadow on your dance floor!)

Après Event Decor & Tent Rental: 10% off rentals””in stock items only.

Bubbly Vibes: Grab 9 friends to join you in a Pallet Party and your pallet board is free!

We Do Wedding Videography: $200 off our Silver or Gold packages!

Poppati Weddings & Events: 10% off planning packages.

The Caterers: Book a private event at The Caterers Kitchen in Hopkins and each of your guests receive a complimentary drink. (Min. $1000.00)

planning, styling, + design // Poppati Weddings & Events

BTS photographer // Katy Rose Photography

photographer // Aminda Villa

BTS videographer // Logan Chelmo

videographer // We Do Wedding Videography

gowns // Wedding Shoppe

suits // MartinPatrick3

flowers // Bachman’s

jewelry // Princess Jewelry

hair + make up // Bella on the Bay

stationery // Kristina Designz

catering // The Caterers

bride // Emma Brekhus

groom // Kaleb Smith

wood signage // Bubbly Vibes

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BTS of our Minnetonka Yacht Club Styled Shoot