Ian and Kelsey have known each other since they were 12! How fab is that? They both grew up in Red Wing, Minnesota and were friends growing up. In high school, they started dating, as Kelsey puts it. They were each other’s “first loves”. Then they went their separate ways for college. After college, they both found themselves back in Minnesota and fell in love all over again. How special indeed!
Ian proposed to Kelsey at the Lake Harriet bandshell in December of 2014. It was a gorgeous winter night and their puppy, and both of their parents were hiding out nearby.
They decided to have a fall wedding at Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis, Minnesota because Kelsey’s wedding vision was a “romantic fall wedding.” Their wedding included sentimental family details (parents’ and grandparents’ wedding photos and pictures of Kelsey and Ian when they were younger. And, as a gift, Kelsey gave Ian a family heirloom, her grandfather’s pocket watch. They also did a lot of DIY decor. As Kelsey says, “My mom is the DIY queen! She created the entire event decor ranging from antique chalkboard signs, floral centerpieces, vintage books, candles, and the list goes on!” The mother of the bride did an excellent job with the wedding design, planning and helping Kelsey and Ian put together this beautiful day!
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Photographer: Jeannine Marie Photography | Hair Stylist: emily j. | Makeup Artist: emily j. | Dress Store: L’Atelier Courture | Invitation Designer: Letter Perfect | Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Men’s Wearhouse | Caterer: Mintahoe Catering & Events | Event Planner: Mother of the Bride Weddings | Reception Venue: Nicollet Island Pavillion | Floral Designer: Studio Fleurette | Musicians: The Covers | Submitted via Two Bright Lights