Even though we can’t leave our homes, we CAN still support vendors from the comfort of our own pajamas!

Whether or not you’re getting married, you can have a FaceTime photoshoot, order delivery from delicious caterers, or book your next family photoshoot at a quarantine discount. 

Here’s a list of vendors I’ve worked with (or will be working with!) that are offering some awesome products and services! 

*I’ll be updating this list as often as possible!*

Photo

Jennifer Christi Photo

FaceTime Photo Shoots

Jennifer and her team are offering FaceTime photoshoots. You can choose between 15 or 30 minute sessions. 

Evangeline Lane

FaceTime Photoshoots 

The queen of elopement and intimate moments is bringing it right to your home! Sessions are donation based, but please donate something wonderful because getting her talent in the comfort of your home is a real treat. 

Christa Reed Photography

Portrait Sale + New Booking Flexibility 

Christa is offering her portraits at a discount when you’re free to leave your home, so book those now! She’s also offering more flexibility (and helpful advice on her blog!) if you book wedding packages during this time.

Food

The April Fool Bakery

Mark Dietrich – MSP

Our very own officiant makes killer scones as well as other baked goods AND roasts coffee. I don’t know what Mark can’t do, but he’ll certainly give anything a shot. Mark is still baking and delivering! If you’re craving some sweets, head over to his Facebook page to order. 

Feast and Imbibe

Chicago

I first had Feast and Imbibe’s food at Kuestin and Kenneth’s wedding last year and my GOODNESS it is wonderful. They’re offering delivery for you and you can also donate meals to those on the front line. Single meals or meals for an entire department can be purchased.

Chef Aram Reed

Chicago

Aram Reed was the private caterer for Doug and Megan’s wedding last year (or maybe two years? I can’t remember. It feels like the past month has been 100 years.). I don’t know if I’ve had Italian food taste as good as the food in Italy, but Reed is damn similar. I’ve been dying for someone to have him as the chef for a private party so I can have his food again. Take advantage of this time at home to indulge in his meals!

Products

XO Art and Design

Amanda is having a sale that ends April 20th, but that’s no reason not to shop her cute items after the 20th! I bought some of her adorable shot glasses and had them inscribed with “#noragrets” so I can remember this time in my life later. She’s got everything from hats and shirts and backpacks, all designed by her and certain items painted with her calligraphy.

Kaitlin Shea Weddings

I met Kaitlin in Denver a few months ago, and she is one of the kindest souls I’ve met. She’s been working on a book for a while, which is set to come out soon. Start following her now so you can snag a copy before they sell out!

Claire Ward Illustration

I loooove Claire’s live illustrations at weddings and have been lucky to have couples purchase some for me. Now she’s offering them digitally – but act fast because she books quickly!

Music

Boom Island Strings

Boom Island Strings is a phenomenal group of woman playing music for weddings, events, or wherever else you want to book them. For the remained offer 2020, they’re offering $200 off their standard booking price. Get them for your event below!

Fitness

Solidcore

NYC – Virtual

Before this whole pandemic, I tested a plethora of boutique witnesses studios in NYC. One of the few I didn’t have a chance to sweat at was Solidcore, only because I ran out of time. Have no fear because all of their classes are now online! Raven is one of our September brides, and she’s teaching online, too! Support her by booking a class with her, and you can use the code “RAVEN’ for $5 off a two-class pack. 

Hair and Makeup

Amy Rachel

MSP- Virtual

Amy is the absolute best at what she does and not only can you book virtual makeup sessions with her (because yes, you should feel fabulous during this time), but she’s also offering 10% off all bridal packages until the end of April.

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