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F O R M I S S I O N H I L L S , S U N S E T H I L L A N D T H E C O U N T RY C L U B P L A Z A D I S T R I C T THE SUMMER 2017 NOW IN OUR NINTH YEAR BRIDAL GOWNS PATTERN, ILLUSION AND PLAYFULNESS

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16 68 contents 10 16 32 42 48 54 68 90 32 EDITORS NOTE A Wedding of Our Own Feature Pattern, Illusion and Playfulness BRIDAL GOWNS A LANDMARK WEDDING AT UNION STATION A WEDDING AT GRAND HALL A W

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n EDITORS NOTE Wedding Addict You loyal readers know how much I love our bridal issues. I keep telling you every year You know I love weddings, wedding cakes, and just about wedding everything. Well,

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Structured bustier with formfitting silhouette and floral appliqu detail by Rue de Seine. Bracelet by Untamed Petals. At Altar. 16 THE HILLS

Bridal Gowns FEATURE PATTERN, ILLUSION AND PLAYFULNESS BY ROBIN GEDMAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRAD AUSTIN STYLING BY MELISSA FAULKNER MAKEUP STACI BROSKI HAIR RACHELLE SPEARS WWW.7THROW.COM C akes are in

Blush fittoflare gown with lace motifs, illusion back and tulle skirt by Marishka by Too. From Altar. Rose gold bracelet by Sara Gabriel. Cake from Pink Antlers. 18 THE HILLS

Rica Sposa fitted dress featuring cream with biscuit underlay, heavy lace detail, and sweetheart neck. Earrings by Pebbles and Gold. SUMMER 2017 19

Soft Aline gown with dainty straps, warm underlay, and an intricate sequined pattern by Emmaline Bridal at Emily Hart. 20 THE HILLS

Marrakesh ivory beaded fittoflare gown by Hayley Paige has sweetheart neckline, spaghetti straps and scoop back. Earrings by Sara Gabriel. From Altar SUMMER 2017 21

Floral printed chiffon skirt with chapellength train. Chiffon tank top bridal separate. By Emmaline Bridal at Emily Hart. 22 THE HILLS

Longsleeved crepe gown with embroidered lace cutout detail by OHara Bride at Emily Hart. SUMMER 2017 23

Continued from Page 17 dont even look like what one thinks of as a wedding dress, to dresses adorned with handbeaded or sequined designs, to luscious buttery material printed with bright florals there

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Take the Cake Take the Cake www.takethecakekc.com 9133452588 by Kay 28 THE HILLS

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Union Station BY CHARLES FERRUZZA PHOTOGRAPHY BY KDOG A wedding is, traditionally, a collection of potent symbols from the ring to the veil and wedding dress and the cake to the honeymoon ... and ever

Father of the bride sees if shes ready for that big walk down the aisle. Nephew and niece of the bride doing their part. Brookside Strings provided the ceremony music. Young men of the wedding part

succession of warm, accessible spaces for the guests. It was very important for the bride to have her closeknit family be important elements of the ceremony, including her beloved grandmother, who spo

Cake by Kay Benjamin featured layers of vanilla bean dream and spiced cinnamon brown sugar. town guests would want Kansas Citys signature dish as the featured meal, particularly a fine assortment of

Dessert buffet included glitter topped donuts, cookies, pecan tartlets, and mini shortcakes and mousses. Balloon creations amused young and old alike. VENDOR LIST VENUE UNION STATION WEDDING PLANNIN

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Grand Hall BY HANNAH SCHUMM, WEDDINGS BY HANNAH PHOTOGRAPHY BY EPAGAFOTO The Grand Hall is a wonderful new venue. It was recently renovated and they didnt miss a single opportunity to bring the space

VENDOR LIST ULTRAPOM EVENT RENTAL BLUE BOUQUET THE GRAND HALL WEDDINGS BY HANNAH SARAH ALLEN PRESTON DESIGNS EPAGA FOTO GOWN GALLERY ADORN CAKES 44 THE HILLS

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Brass on Baltimore BY HANNAH SCHUMM, WEDDINGS BY HANNAH PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANDREA DELONG PHOTOGRAPHY The Rooftop at The Brass on Baltimore is one of my favorite Kansas City venues. Its a perfectly clean a

VENDOR LIST WEDDINGS BY HANNAH GOOD EARTH FLORAL LITTLE YELLOW LEAF ULTRAPOM EVENT RENTAL PLATINUM PRODUCTIONS ANDREA DELONG PHOTOGRAPHY 50 THE HILLS

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n TA I L S O F D E V O T I O N CHARLIE, WEDDING DOG BY ROBIN GEDMAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHRIS HUMPHREYS 54 THE HILLS

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n TA I L S O F D E V O T I O N W 56 THE HILLS ell groomed and quite dapper in his navy blue bow tie, handsome Charlie beamed with pride as he watched his beautiful sister Lauren Cimple marry her lo

Charlie visits with residents in nursing homes, he was on the news because of his work with the R.E.A.D program, and he was even chosen to participate in the 10th anniversary of 911 in New York City.

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Scandanavian Coop 60 THE HILLS

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Rosehill Gardens 62 THE HILLS

Sharon Aubuchon SUMMER 2017 63

RDM Architecture 64 THE HILLS

Nancy Ward SUMMER 2017 65

KC Custom Closets 66 THE HILLS

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n LIVING HISTORY 68 THE HILLS

by the Sea BY MELISSA FAULKNER SUMMER 2017 HOME A VACATION 69

n LIVING HISTORY Coastal theme enlivens the great room. 70 THE HILLS

C hase Simmons and his wife, Ashley Simmons, M.D., always enjoyed visiting family in Destin, Florida, with their young daughters Lily, now 12, and Camilla, now 10. As a bonus adventure, the Simmons f

n LIVING HISTORY Clean lined white kitchen with the added interest of both old and new details including open shelving, metal hood, verdigris counter stools, and shaped glass pendants over island. 7

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n LIVING HISTORY Kids bunk room can sleep a crowd. Coastal blues and white sooth in this bedroom. 74 THE HILLS

Lily and Camilla and friends hit the shaved ice. SUMMER 2017 75

n LIVING HISTORY Camilla and Lily love their time at the home by the sea. 76 THE HILLS

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n LIVING HISTORY Continued from Page 71 After looking for but not falling in love with a house to remodel, Ashley put in a call from her beach towel inquiring about an available lot. She quickly follo

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Johnson County Siding and Windows 82 THE HILLS

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THE HILLS CORINTH AND PRAIRIE VILLAGE CORINTH SQUARE SHOPS A DESTINATION FOR ALL SEASONS GOES TO W ind down with a glass of merlot among friends at Urban Tables outdoor patio or catch up with buddie

n THE HILLS GOES TO CORINTH AND PRAIRIE VILLAGE Pinots Palette at The Village shopping center combines wine and painting in an interactive art class. Power Life Yoga in Corinth Square holds a varie

and want their children to have the same experience. The Village has always had shops, restaurants and services that take care of everyday needs. The Village, located at 71st and Mission Road, formall

The Ceramic Cafe Hensler Homes Custom Home Building Custom Remodeling 3rd Generation Builder Kansas City Native 5950 Roe Mission, KS 66205 9134519206 Award Winning Remodeler and Builder... We

Jenkins and LeBlanc SUMMER 2017 95

French Market 96 THE HILLS

Prydes SUMMER 2017 97

AESTHETICARE MEDSPA EMPLOYEE ENJOYS BENEFITS FROM COOLSCULPTING Mission Hills resident Sally Jones, an employee of AesthetiCare Medspa, opts for the Coolscuplting treatment. Sally Jones, an employee

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Allegro Ballroom 100 THE HILLS

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Brookside Jewelry The Peanut 102 THE HILLS

Cafe Trio SUMMER 2017 103

Waterfire 104 THE HILLS

Lynne Weilert SUMMER 2017 105

n INSIDE STORY 106 THE HILLS

HIGHEND wedding venues BY KEVIN MURPHY PHOTOGRAPHY BY SCOTT FISHMAN SUMMER 2017 107

n INSIDE STORY Planning a wedding is rarely a breeze. Planning a big, expensive wedding with 200 to 300 guests adds a whole extra layer of challenges. Couples seeking a prominent setting, luxurious a

People like to have weddings downtown because they want to show their outoftown guests the Kansas City feel and that we are a real city, Layman said. Guests can walk from their hotels or take the stre

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n YOUR NEIGHBOR PROFILE 114 THE HILLS

STONE BY KEVIN MURPHY PHOTOGRAPHY BY SCOTT FISHMAN DOUG D oug Stone found a way to combine his love for math and movies into a career. Stone, who lives in a Mission Hills house his late parents ha

n YOUR NEIGHBOR PROFILE before it goes public to help him decide if it will have legs at the box office. You can make a guess based on the plot but you really dont know, Stone said. You really have to

Village Video Productions SUMMER 2017 117

Merrill Lynch James Hise Kauffman Center 118 THE HILLS

Doughnut Lounge SUMMER 2017 119

Habitat for Humanity 120 THE HILLS

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