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Hi there! Welcome to the KLP Blog, a journal about all the things that I love about life. Stay a while and say hello!

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“Gosh, I really just cannot WAIT to create my wedding guest list,” said absolutely no bride or groom ever. Deciding who’s in or who’s out it not the sexiest part of wedding planning. It’s not picking a venue and it is definitely not dress shopping. But it is an internal part of knowing your budget, […]

3 TIPS TO STARTING YOUR GUEST LIST

Aug 10, 2020

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Out of all the chaos that the novel coronavirus has raged in our world, there has been some good. Last week I had the privilege of attending a conference that I otherwise never would have been able to “be at” if they hadn’t moved it online via Zoom. That conference was the Making Things Happen […]

5 TAKEAWAYS FROM MAKING THINGS HAPPEN

Jul 31, 2020

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I don’t know about anyone else, but I know when I think about planning a wedding, the first thing that comes to mind is the wedding dress. Maybe that’s my inner girlie-girl coming out, but I love wedding dresses, and it makes me so excited for your that you are about to embark on the […]

Q+A: WEDDING DRESSES

Jul 27, 2020

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Microweddings. A new termed coined due to Love in the time of Corona, and I ain’t hating it. As I have previously defined, a microwedding is effectively a condensed wedding—all the things of a larger wedding, just on a mini scale (and I love miniatures, so these are so cute in my book).  You still […]

5 UNIQUE MICROWEDDING LOCATIONS

Jul 24, 2020

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When wedding planning, there are a million little things that all desire your dollars, so there is no shame in trying to save money. When inquiries come in for wedding photography, I see one phrase/question/request often: We just want coverage for the ceremony. No details. No dancing. Just the ceremony. I get it: The ceremony […]

CEREMONY ONLY COVERAGE?

Jul 20, 2020

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I don’t get ask this question that often, but often enough to need to address it, right here, right now: No, you do not receive every photo I take when I deliver your gallery, nor will I give you the raw files to edit yourself. Why? Well… 1.) THEY DON’T ALL TURN OUT Remember, I […]

3 REASONS YOU WON’T SEE EVERY PHOTO I TAKE

Jul 13, 2020

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Agate Bay is not an official inlet on Grand Rapids’s Pokegama Lake. It is a fraction of the 6700-plus acres of water that serve as Itasca County’s primary summer playground for residents and visitors alike. But for one family, it is an integral piece of the land the sons, daughters, and grandchildren have come to […]

A + J : A INTIMATE LAKESIDE SUMMER CEREMONY

Jul 7, 2020

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KLP Design Co. It’s a thing now. I can’t believe it…but I am so excited for it. Launching today was the main goal for July, and I am happy to say we’ve made it happen. I love design. I always have. If I wasn’t here, writing these words for you, I had hoped that I […]

FIRST THINGS FIRST: KLP DESIGN CO.

Jul 1, 2020

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When Josh “JJ” Johnson was four, his parents made him take piano lessons. This choice was much to his chagrin at the time. That pressured move, however, would turn into a lifetime of love for music that now has Josh front and center of the wedding entertainment industry with his DJ/MC business, Soulfulsounder. Located in […]

SOULFULSOUNDER

Jun 23, 2020

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Sure, plans change. Many of us have gone through that this spring. But four times? That was the world of Breanna and Craig as they patiently waited for their day to say “I do.” Their wedding was originally planned for March 28, 2020, a date that mattered most to them as it was their nine […]

B + C | A CENTRAL MINNESOTA SUMMER WEDDING

Jun 23, 2020

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