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Oh my gooodness, I love these two!!

Ever since Erin wrote last spring detailing out her vision for their big day – simple and romantic with dark wood tables, dreamy shades of white and runners of green leaves and flowers, I had been eagerly awaiting the day to arrive! What I didn’t know then, and came to learn as I got to know them more, is just how down to earth and fun to be around these two are. (Seriously, he is a firefighter, and she works with disabled children, and they both love their two fur-babies. We had so much fun on their Lake Mead Engagement session with the dogs!) It was a dream to capture their intimate wedding at the Historic Fifth Street School in Downtown Las Vegas. The way Erin and Bobby light up for each other is pure magic.  <3

Historic Fifth Street School Wedding by Chelsea Nicole PhotographyRomantic First LookHistoric Fifth Street School Wedding Ceremony by Chelsea Nicole PhotographyHistoric Fifth Street School Wedding Ceremony by Chelsea Nicole PhotographyThe icing on the cake was getting to work alongside their wonderful planner + event designer Paulina Clute who really knocked it out of the park on bringing Erin’s vision to life! Adorable invitation below by Paper and Home and pretty flowers by Layers of Lovely.

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CREDITS: Wedding Planner & Event Design: Paulina Clute Events  •  Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography  •  Venue: Historic Fifth Street School – Las Vegas, NV  •  Flowers : Layers of Lovely Floral Design •  Hair and Makeup: Rachelle Robertson at Hair Beauty Colour • Lighting: LED Unplugged •  DJ: Harry O Productions  •  Invitations: Paper and Home •  Rentals: RSVP Party Rentals •  Catering: Road Kill & Masterpiece Cuisine  • Desserts: Flemming’s Bake Shop • Officiant: Dave Fanous

Green Valley Ranch Wedding Photography
I first met Allysa a few years ago when she was a bridesmaid at a wedding of two of her close friends, Kayla and Sean.  I was immediately taken with Allysa’s warm personality and sweet smile. I thought, ‘I hope I get to photograph her wedding one day!’ So as you can imagine, I was ecstatic when she wrote to tell me she got engaged to her other-half, Ryan! The pair compliment each other in such a lovely way. Last fall I got to spend the day with them in L.A., capturing their engagement photos. Since then, I have been counting down the days for their wedding, and I am excited to finally get to share a few teasers with you now!

Allysa and Ryan’s wedding took place on a beautiful January day in their home city of Las Vegas. The afternoon started at the modern M Resort, where Allysa got ready with the help of her mom and a handful of close friends.

Bride Getting Ready at the M Resort in Las Vegas
Bride Getting Ready at the M Resort in Las Vegas

Ryan met Allysa for a romantic ‘First Look’ and photos before their intimate evening ceremony. Seriously, just look at how these two light up for each other! I can’t get enough of them! <3

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After an intimate ceremony we couldn’t resist braving the cool winter night to steal just a few more portraits of these newlyweds against the romantic lights in the garden.

Night Ceremony in Las Vegas
Romantic evening wedding
Romantic evening wedding

A+R: Congrats on a beautiful beginning to married life together!! I’m so happy for you two! :-)

If you can’t get enough of these two like I can’t, check out more images from their Los Angeles engagement session (with their super cute dogs Bella and Bentley!) at Griffith Park: http://chelseanicoleblog.com/engagements/griffith-park-observatory-los-angeles-engagement-session

 

Everyone who knows Joni and Erick can attest to how fun they are to be around and how absolutely perfect they are for each other. Erick always has Joni laughing, and Joni has a gorgeous smile that can light a whole room. I’ve loved getting to know these two over the last year and a half and am thrilled to share some images from their beautiful wedding day at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas!

Romantic First Look | Four Seasons Las Vegas Wedding | Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Joni and Erick’s wedding was the perfect balance of classic and fun, with everything brought together beautifully by talented event designer & coordinator by Rissa at Scheme Events. I especially loved the many unique & personalized elements that were 100% them. From including their adorable dogs as part of the day as little groomsmen in their customized bandana tuxedos to fun and quirky Mario themed elements, including an awesome custom cake with Erick as Mario and Joni as the Princess (and yes, the corgis too!)

Groomsmen at Four Seasons Las Vegas Wedding | Photography by Chelsea Nicole

Corgi Dogs at Four Seasons Las Vegas WeddingBride & Bridesmaids with Flower bouquests by Layers of Lovely Floral | Photography by Chelsea NicoleBridesmaids at Four Seasons Fountain Terrace Las Vegas Wedding | Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Joni and Erick sharing a private First Look before their ceremony. THIS is why I love First Looks. I think their faces say it all. :-)

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The ceremony took place at the Four Seasons newly renovated Fountain Terrace with vows said beneath a beautiful flower-filled arch put together by Layers of Lovely.

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For more from Joni and Erick (and their corgis Stu and Yoshi) check out their stylish City Center engagement session featured on my blog last fall, including the cute story of how they met! (Click Here)

J+E: Congrats you guys!!! I’m so happy for you both & hope you had an incredible time hanging with the dolphins, eating coconuts and honeymooning it together in Bora Bora!
CREDITS: Wedding Coordinator & Design: Rissa Gunderson at Scheme Events  •  Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography  •  Venue: Four Seasons Las Vegas, NV  •  Catering & Cake: Staci Kirk & team at Four Seasons •  Floral & Decor: Layers of Lovely •  Hair and Makeup: Makeup in the 702 •  Videography: Caterpillar Weddings  •   Lighting: LED Unplugged •  Photobooth: Shutterbooth LV •  Linen: La Tavola Linen •  Chair Rental: RSVP Party Rentals •  Entertainment: Las Vegas Wedding Music • DJ: Mike Fox & Co. •  Official: Pastor Ed Bruning at Casual Elegant Wedding •  Stationary: She Paperie •  Bride’s Dress Designer: Stella York 

Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea NicoleRaya and Tom are from one of my favorite cities (Tel Aviv!) where they met while in university together. Over the years, what started as flirty glances in a university gym has grown into ‘best friends lucky to be in love’ with one another.

For their wedding Raya and Tom traveled to Las Vegas for an intimate and special celebration with just the two of them. They wanted a day filled with light, joy, sunshine and good vibes – and it was just that! :-) The ceremony was held at Spring Mountain Ranch where they said their vows beneath a romantic chuppah and backdrop of the desert mountains. Then we were off Red Rock Canyon to explore and celebrate with cake and champagne!

Spring Mountain Ranch Las Vegas Wedding CeremonyRaya and Tom incorporated some Jewish customs into their beautiful ceremony, ending with a joyful breaking the glass!

Spring Mountain Ranch Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony, Desert Elopement
Spring Mountain Ranch Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Desert Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Cutting the cake | Red Rock Desert Las Vegas Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
Newlyweds sharing a champagne toast | Red Rock Canyon Wedding Photography by Chelsea Nicole
R+T : Mazel Tov! I’m so happy I could be a part of your day & witness how amazing you two are together! Many many congrats! <3

After an amazing time exploring the desert with Sybil & Eddie for the engagement session earlier this year (See their sand dunes e-session HERE!) I was counting down the months, weeks and days until these two shared those two very special words & victory walk down the aisle as newly married husband & wife! Their happiness is absolutely contagious and I couldn’t wait to be a part of their big celebration. And now that it’s official, I’m excited to share a peek at their fresh, modern, love-filled wedding day held at the M Resort here in Las Vegas!

Modern Las Vegas Wedding Photography at The M Resort Pool Lets start things off with their first look, filled with laughs and happy tears. It makes me smile. :-)

Las Vegas Wedding First Look at The M ResortSybil’s gorgeous wedding dress is by designer Tara Keely. And her bridesmaids were styled by Nancy Corrales, wearing Vince Camuto blouses and Do Rak skirts. Then to complete the look were these gorgeous bouquet arrangements by Layers of Lovely floral.
Las Vegas Wedding at The M ResortStylish Las Vegas Wedding at The M Resort - Bridesmaid Dress, Parasols & Layers of Lovely FlowersLas Vegas wedding photography at The M ResortLayers of Lovely Wedding BouquetEddie and his groomsmen wore matching wooden boutonnieres and fun, colorful socks! Loved their style.las-vegas-wedding-at-the-m-resort-groomsmenLas Vegas Wedding Photography at The M ResortThe wedding ceremony was held at sunset at the M Resort pool, where Sybil & Eddie shared heartfelt vows beneath a beautiful wood arch decorated with custom-made wooden geometric honeycombs adorned with floral by Layers of Lovely, and finished with orange, lemon and lime filled wooden vases to add a touch of citrus.Modern, Citrus Geometric Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony at the M Resort PoolModern Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony at The M Resort PoolWooden Geometric Inspired Las Vegas Wedding Ceremony at The M Resort PoolThe two also had a custom logo featured throughout their decor. If you look closely you can see their names integrated together. :-)Fresh Citrus Lemon & Lime Wedding DetailsThe themes of natural woods, geometric shapes & fresh citrus were carried throughout the decor of their reception in LUX, where guests enjoyed a perfect evening of great food & drink, games, caricature artists and dancing. And with Rissa & team at Scheme Events working hard behind the scenes, everything came together both beautifully & smoothly to create the perfect experience!Modern Geometric Wedding Reception Details | LUX at M Resort Las Vegas Wedding PhotographyModern Geometric Wedding Reception Details | LUX at M Resort Las Vegas Wedding PhotographyLas Vegas Wedding Photography at the M Resort Pool

E+S: CONGRATS you two!!!! I love you guys & am so happy I could share in your beautiful day! Wish you both a lifetime of laughter and happiness together. :-) <3
CREDITS: Wedding Coordinator & Design: Rissa Gunderson at Scheme Events  •  Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography  •  Venue: The M Resort Las Vegas Wedding Venue  •  Floral & Decor: Layers of Lovely •  Hair and Makeup: Amelia C & Co. •  Videography: Salty Tiers  •   Clothing Stylist: Nancy Corrales •  Officiant: Peachy Keen Unions •  DJ: Harry O Productions •   Lighting: LED Unplugged •  Photobooth: Shutterbooth LV •  Linen: La Tavola Linen •  Rentals: RSVP Party Rentals •  Saxophone player: T Music Entertainment Group •  Caricature Artist: Cartoon Vegas •  Place Card Calligraphy : Open Ink Stand •  Bridal Gown Shop: JLM Couture •  Bridal Gown Designer: Tara Keely •  Bridal shoe designer: Klub Nico •  Wedding Party Stylist: Nancy Corrales • Wooden Boutonnieres : Two Guys Bowtie  •  Groom’s Suit : Fascinouomo •  Groom’d Shoes : Hugo Boss •  Groomsmen Suits: Tazio Italy

Tine and Pieter are a driven, fun, adventurous couple – and there couldn’t have been a more perfect way to kick things off as husband & wife than an epic road-trip-wedding-adventure! They started their journey in Phoenix heading up to the Grand Canyon, then to Las Vegas where they had their said their ‘I Do’s, and ended with stops in Palm Springs, Los Angeles and San Francisco for a post-wedding honeymoon. Yep, they definitely did it right! And I’m so happy to share a handful of photos from the very special little stop they made to the Nevada desert:

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T+P: Congrats!! It was so much fun being a part of your day, and I wish you many more amazing adventures together! :-)

CREDITS: Shoot Location: Neon Museum Boneyard  •  Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography  •  Officiant: Reverend Norma of Peachy Keen Unions  •  Dress Designer: Adrianna Papell   •  Bride’s Jewelry: Diamanti Per Tutti