Preferred Vendors

I love featuring great local vendors that are doing great things. These are some of my very favorite local vendors for weddings and events!

Wedding Venues

514 Studios

514 Studios Event Center is a gorgeous warehouse event space centrally located in Minneapolis' North Loop neighborhood. Their unique rental venue combines a beautiful industrial aesthetic with a relaxed atmosphere. At 514 Studios, they understand the creative mindset - they want you to feel free to design exactly the event you want.

Historic John P. Furber Farm

Historic John P. Furber Farm boasts over 8,000 square feet, large enough to host your event for up to 500 of your guests. An additional 3,000 square foot addition with newly renovated separate bride & groom suites mean you can host your entire wedding day on the property and never have to leave! Only minutes from the Twin Cities, the farm is surrounded by woods, pasture, and fields and has both indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces to choose from.

Aria Event Center

Located in the historic Minneapolis North Loop, Aria Event Center is a nationally awarded venue featuring stunning architectural elements, exposed brick, crystal chandeliers, and pop art accents that provide an extraordinary backdrop for an unforgettable event.

Wedding & Event Planning

Chic Party Chick

Chic Party Chick specializes in smaller parties such as: birthdays, showers, baptisms, bachelor(ette) parties & more! It’s event planning & all the sparkling details. From theme planning, décor, menu, invitations & guest list management to rental (venues or supplies), food purchasing, event set-up/take-down & event photography Chic Party Chick can help with any part of your event … one part or start to finish!

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Local Artists


Lauren Johnson is a Minnesota artist and designer and owner of Minnemaker. She specializes in landscape, floral, and abstract acrylic and watercolor paintings. Lauren creates beautiful custom bouquet paintings to commemorate a bouquet from a special day in a unique and vibrant piece of art. Her favorite paintings are those that allow her to connect with her clients in a meaningful way.

Mention Lightbound Photograpy to receive a 10% discount off a custom painting!