Jamaican Oasis

Real Destination Weddings:  Amber & Dan

Planning a wedding is complicated – planning a wedding long distance wedding brings on an even larger set of challenges. Amber and Dan knew they wanted to say “I Do” with their toes in the sand and they trusted the girls of Along Came Abby to ensure their destination wedding was a perfect start to their forever.  If you are considering a destination wedding leave it to the expertise of our team. We love to travel with our couples, and will take care of every detail to make your wedding day a breeze (while you sip on rum runners!). Amber and Dan’s wedding events were captured by husband and wife photo team, Reeves Photo Co. who traveled along side us to capture every detail of this beautiful blush, destination wedding in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

 

Vendor Team

Photography: Reeves Photo Co.

Gown: Emily Hart Bridal – Overland Park Ks.

Bridesmaids: Plum Pretty Sugar

Men’s Attire: JCrew

Agency: CARE Travel

Location: Sandals Ochi Beach Resort – Ocho Rios Jamaica

 

 

Kansas Weddings Magazine Styled Shoot

Styled Shoot: Kansas wedding Magazine Bold Fall Wedding

Saturated fall colors with eggplant and rust warm up this Kansas Weddings Magazine styled shoot. We love the bold fall colors as a stark contrast to all of the muted colors we have been seeing. The picturesque styled shoot included design inspiration from some of the greatest wedding vendors in Kansas. Working along side local talent is always inspiring and we are so honored that Kansas Weddings Magazine asked us to Style their feature shoot!

Vendor Team

Photography: Nicolete Sessin Photography

Venue: Lazy T Ranch

Attire: Brooklyn & Co.

Floral Arrangements: Kistner’s Flowers

Hair: Studio Rollers by Cynthia Naughton

Make up: Evelyn Johnson Make Up Artistry

Decor & Design: Along Came Abby

Published: Kansas Weddings Magazine

 

Emerald & White Styled Shoot

Styled Shoot: Emerald & White Inspiration

This chic emerald and white shoot is the reflection of the efforts and creativity of some of greatest vendors in North East Kansas. Along Came Abby’s creative vision and design inspired a shoot that we couldn’t be happier to share. 

Were were thrilled to shoot in the Jayhawk Club’s newly renovated dining room and bridal room. Melissa Porter, of Melissa Sigler Photography worked her magic capturing the talents of Amber Vest’s craft (of beauty by Amber Vest) as she created a stunning look for our bride. Mark’s Jewelers of Lawrence KS.,provided stunning rose gold & white gold pave diamond earnings, a rose gold engagement and wedding band and a rose gold and diamond bangle bracelet. All of the pretties looked chic in front of our boxwood backdrop. 

Altar Bridal of Overland Park, Kansas lovingly dressed our bride in the gorgeous Monique Lhuiller gown. The simple fitted front of this dress is contrasted by the plunging back and flirty detachable train… Just jaw dropping!

We were lucky to work with Ruff House Art, who designed this sophisticated paper suite, and the ladies of Holly & Ivy who customized gift boxes from their Welcome Collection & It’s a Sweet Treat Day Bakery provided a sparkling 5 tier wedding cake in white a metallics. We hope you enjoy the photos as much as we do!  XO, Libby & Abby

 


Vendor Team

Photography: Melissa Sigler Photography 

Reception:The Jayhawk Club  – Lawrence, Kansas

Bridal Gown: Monique Lhuillier from Altar Bridal

Jewelry & Accessories : Marks Jewelers

Cake: It’s A Sweet Treat Day Bakery

Paper Suite: Ruff House Art

Favors/Guest Boxes: Holly & Ivy Gifts/Events 

 

 

Simply Stunning

Real Wedding: Megan and Brian

Fall Brides and weddings are always so beautiful. Megan was no exception. It was a rainy fall day in Kansas City. The clouds were a beautiful backdrop for this gray and lavender Kansas wedding. Megan and Brian celebrated at Milburn Country Club with their friends and family and were able to sneak out into the rain to capture one of our favorite photos of 2017!


 


Vendor Team

Photography: Melissa Sigler Photography 

Videography: 71 Studios 

Ceremony: Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church – Overland Park, Kansas

Reception: Milburn Country Club – Overland Park, Kansas

Florist: Lime Design

Bridal and Bridesmaids Gowns: Bridal Extraordinaire

Cake: Cami’s Cake Co.

 

Ringing in 2018

 

Real Weddings: Peggy and Caleb

It was a frigid New Year’s Eve in Manhattan Kansas, but that did not stop Caleb and Peggy from throwing the party of the year!

Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, Kansas was decorated in black and gold, and everything including the champagne sparkled. Hanging greenery centerpieces gave the evening reception an intimate feel.

We are so excited to share some of the detail pictures from the first of many events Along Came Abby has planned for 2018.


 

 

 

 


Vendor Team

Photographer: Rod Mikinski Photgraphy

Florist: Kistner’s Flowers

Cake: It’s A Sweet Treat Day Bakery

Rentals and Decor: Along Came Abby 

Ceremony: All Faith’s Chapel – Manhattan, KS

Venue and Catering: Colbert Hills Colf Course – Manhattan, KS

Farm Wedding

Real Wedding: Becca & Greg

Becca, a Kansas Girl, & Greg, a New Zealand guy, Celebrated the start of their great adventure at Mildale Farm just outside of Kansas City in Edgerton, KS. This truly “Kansas” Venue was the perfect backdrop for the rich navy and wine tones worn by the wedding party. Becca and Greg enjoyed their wedding weekend surrounded by family and friends from near and far.  The Along Came Abby team turned this beautiful Venu into a stunning, wedding & reception site to celebrate the start to this wonderful couples life together.



Vendor Team

Ceremony & Reception: Mildale Farm – Edgerton, KS

Photography: Beau Vaughn Photography

Videography: 38 Films

Cake and sweets: Dolce Bakery

Florist: Inspirations in Bloom

DJ/MC: BFame 

Rentals and Decor: Along Came Abby

Joining Forces

The Sisters behind Along Came Abby

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Twenty nine years ago our amazing partnership began… when Abby was born.
It’s seems that we have been planning events since the days that our Barbies had extravagant weddings on the steps of our family home in Lawrence, KS. Our sister team offers the best of personalization, organization, planning and creativity. We work together to ensure your day is perfectly yours and stress free.

Abby’s love for weddings and events started as a child, grew during her college classes and helped her to start Along Came Abby in 2013. What started as only wedding planning has now grown to weddings, events and our most popular service: Full Service Rentals!

Libby joined the team in 2015 helping wherever Abby could use an extra set of hands and instantly loved the excitement of the day and realized that this line of work was something she she loved to do.

Now, in 2018 we have teamed up for over 2 years of weddings and events and are excited to announce that we are officially partners in the Event planning and full service rental
business!

We would like to thank our amazing support team, our families, for helping us make this dream a reality.


 

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Photo Credit: Melissa Sigler-Porter, Melissa Sigler Photography