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Corin & Elc | Main Street Station Wedding

Main Street Station Wedding

I remember my consult with Corin last year, she and Elc live in Chicago so we decided to Skype for our meeting!  I made sure to clean up the area behind my desk so she didn’t think I was a slob and I closed all the windows on my computer so I wouldn’t get distracted.  We laughed about how easy it is to get distracted and where to look, the camera or the screen!  I still haven’t quite figured that one out.  I was thrilled when she said they wanted to book!

Fast forward to this year and Corin and Elc’s wedding was everything she talked about last year!  They picked an awesome venue in Main Street Station  in Richmond Virginia as the back drop for their Mad Men library themed wedding.  I thought they did such a FABULOUS job with decorating and keeping to their theme!  The invitation suite was my favorite by far, I was suddenly transported back to elementary school looking through the card catalog for my favorite books.  So perfect!  The stacks of books on each table and designating the ceremony area fit perfectly.  Even the ring bearer carried a book with a heart cutout for the rings!  Can you tell how much I loved their theme?!?!?!?

I was so thankful Corin and Elc picked an indoor venue for their wedding, we were in the middle of a massive heat wave coupled with crazy thunderstorms rolling through the area.  Luckily we were still able to sneak outside for some portraits and find greenery even in Downtown Richmond!  These guys were pros and Corin can rock any expression including the model face!  While Lindsey and I dodged traffic Corin and Elc made our jobs easy, totally gorgeous!

The reception was full of musical surprises for the bride and groom with performances by the groom’s sister and brother and law plus a special performance by the groom himself!  As the night went on Mother Nature started her own party outside, the girls from L K Events and I started brainstorming a backup plan for the sparkler exit.  Luckily Mother Nature gave Corin and Elc the gift of giving us a quick break in the wind and rain to send them off in style!  It started raining again just as I ran back up the stairs after they got in the car, talk about timing!!!

Corin and Elc in keeping with your library theme I wish you the best of luck as you embark on a new “chapter” in your lives!  Always remember that you are writing your own story and enjoy every moment of it.  Congrats!!!!

I <3 these invites so much!!!  Plus how cute are her shoes!!!

Lindsey did such a great job with the guys, they look great!!

Pre-Ceremony nerves can always be distracted by shooting a gorgeous portrait!  The last photo of Corin as a Ms.!

A quick non First Look!  Thank you Main Street for this great staircase placement!!!

I’m a sucker for architecture so I couldn’t resist incorporating this into the photo of Corin and her dad walking down the aisle, new favorite!!!!

Corin you have a killer model face!  Stunning!

Beautiful flowers and I love the brooch!

You guys are so cute!!


To see more of Corin & Elc’s wedding at Main Street Station in Richmond, Virginia, check out the slideshow below! (Click here if you don’t see the slideshow below)

The following wedding vendors contributed to Corin & Elc’s wedding:

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Main Street Station Richmond Virginia
Photography: Melissa Arlena Photography
Coordinator: Shelley of LK Events + Design
Hair & Make-up : 1213 Hair Studio
Florist: The Green Flamingo
Catering: Champagne Taste Catering
Cupcakes: Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe
Band: Choice Entertainment

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  • HeatherJuly 12, 2012 - 11:58 am

    Gorgeous as always Melissa! The book was soooo cute!


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