Nebraska Winter Micro Wedding

Neely and Kyle opted for a micro wedding due to the concerns with COVID.  They were lucky enough to be able to keep their original date amid all the uncertainty. They did downsize to kept the celebration small and intimate with their closest family and friends. Since it was a winter wedding, the color palette was a cool blue and neutral tones. The coordination of the event was planned and executed by luxury planner Susan McGillick.

Much like so many other couples right now, Neely and Kyle had to pivot their plans because of the pandemic. They ended up doing an intimate dinner with their closest friends at the urban upscale whiskey bar, Proof, in Elkhorn.

The bride’s dress came from the Mon Cheri collection sourced from Satin Hanger. She accessorized with a gorgeous pair of embroidered satin heels from Anthropologie. Meanwhile, Kyle did his part by wearing a handsome blue suit purchased from Jos A. Bank.

The flowers were designed beautifully by All Seasons Floral. Once the bride had her bouquet in hand, the ceremony started at St Patrick’s in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Only close family and a very few friends were in attendance at the service. Despite the bizarre feeling of everyone wearing masks, it was also intimate and joyful. After the ceremony, a small group gathered at Proof Whiskey Bar for catered appetizers and dinner by Catering Creations. Together, Neely and Kyle, cut their floral tiered cake by baker Lorraine Arthur Cakes.

Because of COVID, many of them haven’t been able to have any events, parties, or celebrations, and this may have been the first time they were able to see everyone enjoying themselves in real life. And in the end, Neely and Kyle were able to marry and celebrate their first day as husband and wife.

And of course, I love to highlight our amazing vendors:

Venue: Proof Whiskey Bar
Bridal Gown: Mon Cheri of Satin Hanger
Bridal Shoes: Anthropologie
Rings: Borsheims
Hair / MUA: Kontempo Omaha
Mens Attire: Jos A. Bank
Florist: All Seasons Floral
Cake: Lorraine Arthur Cakes
Caterer: Catering Creations
Wedding Planner: Susan McGillick

I love this image! Neely and Kyle had the top of a barrel engraved with their wedding day details and was used as the guest book. The small notation at the top signed, “Love, Mom & Dad.” was just the sweetest capture of the day.Neely’s bouquet was sourced and designed by All Seasons Floral. They delivered the most gorgeous flowers for the ceremony and the bridesmaids, who were Kyle and Neely’s daughters.This image captures the essence of weddings in 2020—masks. The ceremony took place at St. Patricks in Elkhorn. The ceremony location is regular spot of many fond memories of their relationship. Exchanging their rings in front of their immediate family was a natural fit. The intimacy of the room captured the world they have created between them.It was a cold, bright day in January and the day before a frosty snowstorm has made it’s presence but also left behind a beautiful sense for us to capture some gorgeous portraits. Set in the Proof Whisky Bar in Elkhorn, the room was transformed into an intimate setting for family to enjoy and celebrate Kyle and Neely.