Helen + Ian wedding {by kate and meredith}

OMG where do I even start… well, Happy Christmas Eve, I suppose!  I have been DYING to post this one, and it just couldn’t wait any longer.  This day is chocked full of fun, laughter, friends & family, and beautiful details.  Did I mention there’s fireworks?!  GAH!! We shall begin at the rehearsal dinner at the Piper Palm House in Tower Grove Park…
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Such a lovely park…
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surprise groom’s Lego cake!!
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And on with the show… the wedding day.  Strap in folks… too much prettiness means a long post!
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adorable beaded bag & new monogram!
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Gorgeous stationary by Nico and Lala
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just boys in the locker room….
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time to gown up!
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…with a little help from Mom, of course.
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Helen, you are stunning.
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okay, so we made all the bridesmaids close their eyes and it was SO fun!! This is pretty much the exact reaction all friends should have.  :D
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finally, a glimpse of Ian in his tux!  Looking good!
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A sweet first look
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And then some portraits around the grounds at Old Warson Country Club.  We will be back here later for the reception!
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Stop. It.
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Flowers by Artisty are always amazing.
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a little silly, a little serious.  :D
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On to John Burroughs School for the ceremony.  THIS FLORAL ARCH!!!
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Let’s go, Dad!
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Hurry…stomp the glass… it’s starting to RAIN!!
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It’s like raaaaaiiiiin on your wedding day…. it’s good luck right?!  Obviously the bride and groom are still smiling!
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Stunning and delicious baked goods by La Patisserie Chouquette and Sarah’s Cake Shop
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I cannot even explain how pretty this was.
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warm and glowy
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sunset at Old Warson Country Club
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A little theatre…..
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Dance Party!
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Oh yes…. and the fireworks!! SO COOL!!
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bouquet time… and we have a winner!
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Thank you Helen and Ian; I am beyond honored to have captured this amazing day!  with love, Kate and Mer

VENDOR LOVE:

for wedding day:
makeup : Phi Trinh
dress : Oscar de la Renta, Nordstrom
florist: Artistry
ceremony venue: John Burroughs School
reception venue: Old Warson Country Club
paper goods: Nico & Lala
planner: Jenny Kehm, Before I Do
bridesmaids dresses: Dove & Dahlia
for rehearsal dinner:
florist: Thorn Studio

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