10 May 2017
It was an honor to help beautiful Sydney find her Essense of Australia gown for her summer wedding. She looked breathtaking as she said “I do” to her prince, Jake, in their outdoor wedding. Thank you so much for being a Hope’s bride, Sydney! Wedding Photographer: TINT // a visual company (formally Von Presley Studios)
06 Oct 2016
Stephanie met Brandon the night before Thanksgiving in 2013. After a quick introduction from a friend, the two continued the evening with their friends, but exchanged numbers before the night was over. Brandon sent her a text the next day, and they ended up going to a little place called Stella’s for their first date just a few nights later. “We talked for hours and...
20 May 2015
This romantic Real Wedding by Hope’s started with one of the most thoughtful proposals we have heard! A couple of years after Brooke and Caleb met in college through her roommate, Caleb planned an elaborate surprise involving Brooke’s whole family. Late one night at her parents’ house, Brooke’s dad suddenly came in with a letter. “I found this in the mailbox and it says it’s...
27 Feb 2015
Valerie and Trevor grew up in the same small town, but didn’t know each other well because he was six years older. The two connected when she began working at the University of Iowa with him. Soon their friendship blossomed into a relationship, and they said “I do” on October 4th in Manchester. For the elegant fall wedding with touches of gold, Valerie wore a...
22 Dec 2014
The high school sweethearts in this Real Weddings feature know how to make memories! We have known Hope’s bride Kasey and her husband Drew since they were young. Kasey worked for Hope’s for five years, in fact. So when it came time for them to plan their wedding, we were honored and excited to be able to help their big day be everything they hoped...
13 Nov 2014
Lindsey and Christopher’s wedding is a great example of how DIY and personal touches can make your big day super-special as you will see in this Real Weddings feature! The two met in Iowa City in the spring of 2008, sharing Whitey’s ice cream in downtown Iowa City for their first date. Lindsey says Chris is full of cute surprises, which we can say is...