Tariq & Camille- Fort Myers, Florida

Have you heard of La Casa Toscana?

It’s a BRAND new venue in Fort Myers, FL. We are so excited to be opening this space to the public.

This venue has been a private event venue for the owner’s children. We had the pleasure to not only plan Tariq & Camille’s wedding this winter in Fort Myers, Florida but also Tariq’s older sisters wedding a few years ago.

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LOVE STORY

A few years ago, we were hired to plan Tariq’s older sister’s wedding at the same location. This event was breathtaking. So, after Tariq and Camille got engaged, we knew this was going to be an unforgettable event!

Camille got a message from Tariq’s sister on Instagram. This was a SET UP! Niza has been following Camille online and knew she was just the kind of person her brother needed. So, after an online introduction the two decided to meet.

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A BLIND DATE

Tariq was living in Florida and Camille in Virginia. The long distance did not stop them! After their first date they knew that this was something different.

It wasn’t long until they were engaged and planning their event at La Casa Toscana.

Their ceremony was outdoor under the gazebo on property. They chose dark brown chairs to contrast the beautiful whites and blushes tones of the wedding.

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COCKTAILS & DINNER

The ceremony was followed by a cocktail hour on the lawn. The guest’s then moved to the dinner where they ate under the verandas and danced under the stars.

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DANCING

Tariq & Camille’s wedding day was one of the best events we have had the pleasure to be a part of. This event was filled so many languages! French & Spanish were spoken more than English and we could not have been happier see such a blend of cultures.

The love between the couple and their families was evident in every conversation. Both families wanted to honor their faith and belief in God and the love they showed every single vendor and guest is something everyone could feel. What a beautiful event.

After all these years and experiencing this amazing family, how they treat everyone no matter what. We are so excited that this beautiful space is now available to the public!

What a GEM this is to everyone who gets the pleasure of coming into contact with it.

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Contributors

VIDEOGRAPHER

Diego Stuart Films

PHOTOGRAPHER

Hunter Ryan Photography

VENUE

La Casa Toscana

FLOWERS

Leroy French Flowers

RENTALS + DECOR

Taylor Rentals

ENTERTAINMENT

DJ Gil Blake

WEDDING CAKE

In Love & Food

WEDDING PLANNER

Mostly Becky Weddings & Events

FAVORS + GIFTS

Le Macaron

HONEYMOON

The Cove

CATERER

Friscos



And this GORGEOUS wedding was PUBLISHED in SOUTHERN BRIDE! We couldn’t be more excited to share it with you all!

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Tom & Corrine Ames, Iowa

I must say a wedding has never felt more like home than this event!

Corrine, a Wisconsin native, met Tom, her groom, at Iowa State University. What was so special about this event, is Tom's family is from a small town in Iowa.

That small town happens to be the exact town I grew up in! 

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Unknown to me, the world just kept getting smaller and smaller during the planning season. And after all the introductions of families and friends, I have never felt more at home. Both Corrine's and Tom's families are some of the best people I have ever had the pleasure of working alongside. It is truly a pleasure to share some of the images from their big day! 

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Thanks Dust Studios for all your hard work & sharing with us! xoxo

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And to the real rock stars, who made this event happen! THANK YOU! 

Ceremony Venue: Grace Evangelical Free Church

Reception Venue: Memorial Union Iowa State University

Wedding Planner: Mostly Becky Weddings & Events

Rentals: Iowa State Memorial Union

Florals: Chicken Shed Primitives

Photographer: Dust Studios

Videographer: Dust Studios

DJ: In Your Ear Mobile Sound

 

Madelyn & Dane Urbandale, Iowa

It is always such a pleasure to reveal my beautiful couples to you all... and each and every one of them holds a special place in my heart. They are all so unique, and along the planning process I am so blessed to get to know them just a little bit. 

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This January, I had the absolute pleasure to plan Madelyn & Dane's wedding. And when I say absolute pleasure, it is entirely understated! The first time I met Madelyn & Dane they were just dating. Madelyn loves people and this radiates off of her and lightens up an entire room. And then Dane enters with this solid, genuine, security. His love for the Lord not only brings stability to a room. It almost calms you. 

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Now besides both of their genuine love for our Lord, they are two of the silliest - care-free persons I have ever met. I cannot begin to describe just how blessed I have been to be a glimse in their special day. 

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My heart is happy. And I just so excited to see where God takes them both. 

 

Blessings to you sweet couple. 

xo

B

Venue: Tuscany Event Center

Venue: Rollins Mansion

Wedding Planner: Mostly Becky Weddings & Events

Photographer: Val Marlene Creative