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Theresa + Kelsey (Clintonville Wedding Photographer)

July 16, 2012

Chance of showers. I checked the radar again, a few minutes later, hoping for some brighter news. It was the day of Theresa and Kelsey’s outdoor wedding at Arbor View Gardens, and even though there was a possibility that it would rain I knew that nothing could dampen the lovely day that was about to unfold. Things went surprisingly smooth because the rain held off as the bridal party was arriving and getting safely tucked into the beautiful garden setting, hidden from guests, and that’s when the rain started to fall. Nothing horrific, but enough to collect puddles on chairs and make the groomsmen run around with umbrellas. But, just as quickly as it had started, the rain stopped about 5 minutes before the ceremony and I breathed a sigh of relief!! The ceremony was beautiful, the groom’s reaction unforgettable, and the bride’s family provided some wonderful music as Theresa and Kelsey were married. In the garden and among close family and friends.

DIY must run in this beautiful, talented family, as most of what you are about to see was made by Theresa and Kelsey’s families – so many personal touches and everything turned out phenomenal!! The reception was held at Masons’ Ridge in Clintonville, and Theresa and her DIY helpers collected 24 vintage watering cans to decorate the tables, as well as other vintage gardening tools, and wheelbarrow for cards, and even crafted a dessert station for guests to fix their own ice cream sundaes! Theresa and Kelsey, you had such a gorgeous wedding, unique to you, and I was absolutely honored that you asked to me photograph your wedding day. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, and I hope you enjoy a few of my favorites below!

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Ceremony Venue: Arbor View Gardens, Clintonville, WI

Reception Venue: Mason’s Ridge, Clintonville, WI

Bride’s Dress: Moonlight Bridal

Bride’s Shoes: Toms

Bridesmaids Jewelry: Kylie Parry Studios

Groom’s Tux: CK Suit

Groomsmen Ties: Kohl’s

Groom and Groomsmen Socks: Express

Flowers (Centerpieces and Decor): Wanta’s Floral

Catering: Mathew’s Restaurant

DJ: Music in Motion

Soap Favors: Pigeon River Soaps

Bride’s bouquet, centerpieces, bunting, ring bearer pillow, boutonnieres, ice cream sundae bar, and all other decor were DIY by the bride!

  1. Kylie says:

    Great job Laurie- these are magical!

  2. Alissa says:

    Awesome job! I can’t wait to see all of them!

  3. Tammy Betz says:

    Beautiful! We wish we could have been there!


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