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Loft 84 Wedding ~ Ashley & Tim

A wedding with touches of bohemian beauty in a historic downtown building.

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Ashley and Tim are two of the nicest people you will ever meet.  I’ve known Tim for a really long time (our moms are cousins), but I’ve never really spent a lot of time with him.  When I met with Tim and Ashley to chat about their wedding, I was wondering why our families don’t hang out more often.  Tim is hilarious and Ashley made me feel like I was in the presence of an angel.  She gives off this gentle, loving vibe that makes you want to eat frosted pink cupcakes and hold a baby.

Ok, enough of my random tangents.  Let’s talk about their wedding!

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Ashley and Tim’s wedding was held at Loft 84 in Downtown Riverside.  It was an incredibly hot day in the middle of a heatwave and we were so thankful this gorgeous, historic building had air conditioning!

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Everything in Loft 84 has been thoughtfully designed for weddings.

The bridal room upstairs from the ceremony and reception location was the perfect blend of vintage decor and open space.

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I have a slight obsession with flowers and was so excited to photograph Ashley’s bouquet from The Nature of Things against the vintage, wood walls.

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The groom’s room was also full of fun details.

Check out this cool date tracker that I moved to their wedding date.

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The ring pillow is a family heirloom that was used in Tim’s grandparents’ wedding.

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The ring bearer, Dylan, wanted nothing to do with pictures.

Until he was convinced it was cool.

Then he wanted to be in ALL the pictures!

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Ashley and Tim didn’t want to see each other before the wedding ceremony, but they wanted to be able to have a moment to themselves.

I found this little spot where they were able to hold hands and say a prayer together.

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I think my favorite part of Loft 84 as a wedding venue is the dramatic ceremony entrance for the bride.

Photographing Ashley walking down the stairs to meet her dad gave me goosebumps.

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I loved the giant, theatre style curtains.

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Ashley and Tim, thank you for letting me be a part of your wedding!  It brought me so much joy to photograph two genuinely kind people in love.

Venue: Loft 84
Photography: Kimberly April Photography
Floral Design: The Nature of Things
Cake: Tasteful Cakes
Beauty: Savannah Pluim
DJ: DJ Rhythmic – Miguel
Catering: Anchos Southwest Grill & Bar

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