Love is in the spring air over here! Madison and Brendan tied the knot of April 27, 2018. This wedding was the first warm spring weather wedding to kick off the spring and summer wedding season ! I was super excited for this wedding because the forecast was suppose to rain but ended up taking a huge change and the temperature reached a high 70's and was super sunny. I think we all were stoked for the warm weather finally!
The day started off at Brendan's parents home in Fenton, Missouri. Madison and her girls got ready there while Brendan was back at his home with the guys. The hair and make up team were all in the basement of Brendan's parents home prepping the bridal party. I arrived that morning to start capturing the getting ready images. This bridal party was having a blast. With the mimosa's and breakfast bar area that morning was super fun and relaxed ! The girls all wore silk floral robes that Madison gave them. They all sipped on mimosas and Diet Dr. Pepper while they all got ready. Rizzo was the cutest little pup at Brendan's parents. I had to take a picture of Rizzo of course because I love dogs! Madison gave me the cutest thank you gift as well, a few gift cards, bracelet and the cutest cup that had my name and "Oh snap" on it! Thank you again Madison! So thoughtful! After the girls got ready the boys arrived and stayed upstairs while Madison stayed in the basement. Once Brenden arrived so did their pup Lexi. Lexi came running down the steps to see her momma as soon as she got there. We snapped a few pictures of Madison and her pup! I have met Lexi before and she is so sweet and super cute! Soon after it was time for the bride to get into her dress! Madison had the help of getting into her dress and buttoning from her close aunts. After a few pictures Brendan's mother finished the buttoning of Madison's dress. After images with the bridesmaids, etc it was time for the first look. We headed upstairs which was beyond beautiful ! There were two huge wood doors that had glass to see the outside so of course we had Brendan face the other way. There when Madison was walking outside to see her groom for the first time I had to capture the detail and THAT DRESS! Madison's dress was so beautiful the lace with the cut out on the back and the buttons on the back, I loved every detail! Once the front door opened and Madison tapped on Brendans shoulder the two linked eyes for the first time ! Brendan was grinning and was wowed by his beautiful bride! After the first look it was time to head down to Forest Park for pictures!
We arrived at Forest Park and started at The Muny. There the wedding party shared some beers and shared memories. We started with Madison and Brendan than let the wedding party join in on the fun. About a half hour after we headed to the Grand Basin in Forest Park for the rest of the wedding party and pictures of the bride and groom. The boys wore their glasses in the bright sun while the girls sipped on their drinks. After the pictures at the Grand Basin it was time to head back to the Fenton area for the ceremony and reception at Fox Run.
Unfortunately there was a bad accident on one of the main roads we had to drive on to get to the ceremony. We were instructed to take a detour. With the detour there was a ton of traffic and back country roads, etc. Madison and Brendan being the bride and groom made the decision to push back the wedding due to the bad traffic. This also allowed wedding guests to arrive at a timely manne. Pushing back the ceremony worked out perfectly since there was a ton of sunlight still and the weather was PERFECT! Madison and Brendan read their vows to one another than shared their first kiss. After the family pictures it was time to get the party started inside The Carriage House at Fox Run. The reception had a photo booth, a wood pallet that each guest signed, an open bar and a huge dance floor! The wedding party and guests danced the night away to a good mixture of classic music to Bruno Mars. That Sunday Madison and Brendan left for Mexico for their honeymoon! Happy almost two weeks of marriage! I am wishing them a lifelong marriage filled with happiness and love! Congrats to Madison and Brendan!!
Venue- Fox Run
Caterer- Andre's Banquets and catering
Dress- Sincerely Yours Bridal
Florist- Wolf florist
Bridesmaids dresses- David's Bridal
Bakery- Harter Bakery
Hair and Make up- Jules from Karma Hair and Nails, LLC
Tuxes- Mens Warehouse