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Traci & Case’s Wedding!

I’m excited to share that two of my good friends, Traci and Case, are officially shackled together for life!

Traci & Case's Wedding: The Newlyweds!

Case is an amazingly talented sports writer, and Traci is a wedding coordinator and co-owner of the fabulous Scheme Events. I love Scheme for their design-oriented approach to wedding planning, and couldn’t wait to see what they had in store for the big day of one of their own! They did not disappoint! They assembled a veritable dream team of some of Vegas’s best wedding professionals to help bring Traci’s vision to life. It all came together in the perfect mix of elegant, chic and fun. I absolutely adored all the glitter elements, sparkling amongst the rich navy, gold and pink color palette. And just wait until you see Traci’s hot pink bejeweled Kate Spade shoes!

Let’s start with some details! Out of town guests were sure to feel loved and welcome as they were treated to these adorable, custom-designed welcome bags from the Welcome Bag Shoppe. These were filled with some of Traci & Case’s favorite things: chocolate caramels from Peridot Sweets, buttercream sugar cookies from Retro Bakery, WSOP playing cards (World Series of Poker is what initially brought Case to Vegas!) and some Rondel Champagne to celebrate the uniting of the two lovebirds!

Traci & Case's Welcome Bags from Welcome Bag ShoppeGold Glitter Wedding Details Traci’s girls looked stunning in their navy floor-length bridesmaids dresses.

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Midnight blue sequined linens, contrasted by warm golden candlelight and intimate overhead pin-lighting set the mood for a magical evening.
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Traci & Case's WeddingAt sunset, we snuck away from the party for a couple of quick newlywed photos on the golf course. We had just a few minutes before the sun disappeared behind the mountains. It was definitely a beautiful end to a beautiful day. <3

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Congratulations you two! Love you guys and hope you have an incredible time on your honeymoon! xoxo

The dream team:
Wedding Venue: St. Francis of Assisi & Dragon Ridge Country Club / Hotel: Green Valley Ranch / Wedding Coordination: Scheme Events / Flowers: Layers of Lovely Floral Design / Welcome Bags: Welcome Bag Shoppe /  Wedding Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography / Transportation: Earth Limos / Entertainment: Mark & The Martinis / Hair and Makeup: Makeup in the 702 / Videographers: Memory Lane Video / Cake: Gimme Some Sugar / Rentals: RSVP / Linens: La Tavola Linen / Photo Booth: Shutter Booth

January 29, 2014 - 8:36 pm Liz - Gorgeous wedding Traci! Love it all. As usual, Chelsea captured it beautifully.

January 29, 2014 - 8:27 pm Melanie Byrne - Congratulations Traci! The photos are stunning and your wedding looked absolutely beautiful, just like you! Lots of love to you and your husband

January 29, 2014 - 7:25 pm Andrea Eppolito-Fisher - So stunning! I could not imagine a more perfect day for you botth! And gorgeous work, Chelsea!

January 29, 2014 - 7:06 pm Emily - Ahh pics already!! Amazing! Traci you look so gorgeous!

January 29, 2014 - 2:20 pm Traci - Such an amazing day to have spent with all of you! Chelsea, you captured everything perfectly. I could not have asked for more. You are the best and I am so happy to call you an amazing friend here in Vegas! MUCH LOVE!!!

January 29, 2014 - 2:19 pm Tara - Beautiful Chelsea! We are all so excited in the office. Congratulations again Traci and Case.

Melissa & Sean’s Wedding

When Melissa and Sean first described their wedding as “more of a big fun party than a wedding” with all their closest friends and family I knew it was going to be a memorable day – and it was! Melissa and Sean’s wedding was a true reflection of how they are as people: laid-back and crazy fun. Then to put the icing on the cake (wedding cake!), who better to help pull off such an incredible day than the uber-talented ladies – Traci, Rissa and team – at Scheme Events!

I’m thrilled to share a few photos from Melissa and Sean’s romantic garden affair at The Springs Preserve! To kick things off – here’s a peek at Melissa’s gorgeous Maggie Sottero gown and succulent bouquet:

Melissa and Sean said their ‘I Do’s’ surrounded by sunshine and greenery in The Springs Preserve’s lush Garden’s Arboteum. This one makes me smile. :-) Newlywed bliss! Some of the pretty flower girls:Loved these darling succulent-filled metal flower-girl baskets designed by Catherine at Layers of Lovely.Melissa and Sean love to travel together. In the past two years they’ve ventured to Hawaii (Kauai), Vail, Mammoth, Santa Barbara, D.C. and Tucson– with lots more trips on the horizon! To add a personal touch their centerpieces, they incorporated pictures and stories of the different places that hold meaning to them as part of their table markers:

For more of Melissa and Sean, CLICK HERE to read how they met and see images from their L.A. engagement session!

M+S: Congrats!! I’m so happy for you guys! :-)

Wedding Venue: The Springs Preserve in Las Vegas, Nevada / Wedding Coordination: Scheme Events / Wedding Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography / Floral Design: Layers of Lovely Floral Design /  DJ: DJ Harry O of Vegas City DJs / Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero / Hair + Makeup: Amelia C & Co. / Officiant: Ayse Lyriboz

October 17, 2012 - 10:11 pm Sean - Awesome, as we expected. You rock!

October 15, 2012 - 3:27 pm Lauren - Amazing photos, really love the brides dress.

October 12, 2012 - 5:17 pm Denise - Love these ! Awesome job Chelsea ! It was great meeting you !

October 11, 2012 - 8:56 pm Melissa - Awesome! LOVE the pictures, Chelsea! You are amazingly talented! Thank you SO much for capturing our day!! XO

October 11, 2012 - 7:23 pm Cindy - I love the Springs Preserve. Always like to see weddings from there.

October 11, 2012 - 6:07 pm Rissa - Absolutely gorgeous, Chelsea! You do such a wonderful job of catching the couple as their true selves. You are a joy to work with!

Alicia & Matt’s Wedding

On July 7 (7/7) high-school sweethearts Alicia and Matt celebrated 7 years of marital bliss and finally got the big wedding they’d always dreamed of! Their celebration took place at the beautiful Anthem Country Club with the ceremony overlooking the water surrounded by all their closest family and friends.

To kick things off, here’s a photo of the girls in the morning! Alicia & Matt had the coolest crew – the whole day was non-stop smiles and laughter.

I loved Matt’s reaction to seeing his stunning bride for first time:

Alicia and her girls:
Matt looking supa fly with his guys:
The whole fabulous crew!And how cute was Alicia & Matt’s son Jayden in his little tux? Bow tie, suspenders and all. Adore him! <3
Megan and team at Makeup in the 702 did amazing job on Alicia’s hair and makeup – gorgeous yet natural!

Click here to read more about Alicia & Matt’s story and check out some of the photos from their beach engagement session in Santa Monica!

And if you just can’t get enough – here’s a link to their sweet video love story created by my friend (and super talented videographer) Terrence of Lighten Films: http://vimeo.com/45485966  It played at their wedding. :-)

CREDITS: Wedding Venue: Anthem Country Club / Private Events Director: Kimberly Benson / Hair and Makeup: Makeup in the 702 / Flowers: Naakiti Floral Design / Wedding Photography: Chelsea Nicole / Videography: Terrence of Lighten Films

August 31, 2012 - 1:47 pm Alissa - Love these Chelsea. You really captured their day perfectly.

August 24, 2012 - 10:55 am Jazz Caballero - Theses are absolutely stunning!!!!!

August 21, 2012 - 10:43 pm Terrence - Amazing as always Chels :) Love the duck photo!!! I remember you trying to outrun the ducks to get the image :) Awesome!

August 16, 2012 - 4:56 pm Mariana - Such an amazing wedding!!!!!!!

August 16, 2012 - 1:28 pm Juliet Douglas - These photos are so much fun! Love that balloon photo with the ladies. That's just so cute!

September 12, 2013 - 9:01 am Little Vegas Wedding >> Throwback Thursday: The Best of Sparkly Vegas Weddings - […] Country Club sparkler exit by Chelsea Nicole […]

Denise & Mike’s Wedding

After seven years together Denise and Mike made their love for each other official with an elegant, modern wedding at the beautiful Four Seasons Las Vegas. To start the day, Denise and Mike had a romantic ‘first look’ planned for just the two of them prior to the ceremony. It was the perfect setting beneath the shade of the palm trees, allowing them to enjoy the subtle breeze. Denise looked absolutely breathtaking – but it was the look on Mike’s face when he got to see and hold her for the first time that said it all:

Denise has impeccable taste. Her wedding dress was an Aire Barcelona which featured fanciful feather details on the skirt. It was the perfect compliment to her playful personality!The ceremony took place outdoors against the beautiful backdrop of the Fountain Terrace, where they were officially announced husband and wife!
Denise and Mike also had an awesome group of friends! Their wedding reception ended up being quite the party! It was a blast being a part of it and capturing the celebration. :-) Here’s Denise and her girls:

Mike looked sharp with his crew sporting their classic white vans:

Congrats you two!! Have lots of babies! ;-)

Can’t get enough of these two? Click here to check out photos from their engagement session with the perfect mix of cute and sexy!

CREDITS: Wedding Venue: Four Seasons Las Vegas / Catering Manager: Melanie Anderson / Hair and Makeup: Makeup in the 702 / Wedding Photography: Chelsea Nicole / Videography: Terrence of Lighten Films / Dress: Aire Barcelona

Danielle + Brian’s Wedding

Danielle and Brian were married on the beautiful grounds of Legends Ranch in Las Vegas. It was an outdoor celebration that perfectly reflected their rustic-country flair.

To kick things off, here’s an image Danielle getting ready with her puppy, Scrappy.

Danielle and Brian decided to do a romantic “First Look”. I always get a little emotional as I witness (and capture from a distance) my couples seeing each other all dolled up for the first time. It’s such a special, intimate moment that adds so much to the wedding day. It’s a quiet time, set apart just for them…

However, the ‘kids’ were invited too – I think Scrappy thought his mom looked pretty amazing!

The ceremony was set under a canopy of trees where an amazing variety of vintage couches, benches and chairs awaited their guests.The bridesmaids each wore a unique vintage dress in an assortment of cream tones, with Danielle’s sisters (and maids-of-honor) in a pretty floral print. Here’s Danielle with her stylish BFFs – Megan, Krysta, Veronica, Momo, Jill and Jamie!The guys were looking uber-sharp as well with Brian and his groomsmen rocking matching suspenders and vans shoes. Brian’s dog, Rhea approved.Layers of Lovely did a fantastic job on all the bouquets and floral arrangements. I’m a huge fan of Catherine and her team’s work!
Danielle and her sister Jill (who you may recognize from my post on her wedding here), started a vintage rental shop in Las Vegas called The Wooden Trunk. Many of the of pieces were used in her wedding – infusing a delightful plethora of unique ideas and details for Danielle & Brian’s guests to enjoy. One of my favorites was the vintage wood lemonade stand surrounded by picture frames that hung in the tree with photos from their engagement session. Not only was it adorable – but the sweet tea was rather addictive!

During the reception there was a S’mores station and a big fire pit! After a bit of prodding, everyone joined in to roast marshmallows:

The first dance was set beneath a magical canopy of lights. 

Huge congrats to the newlyweds! Love ya guys and am so happy I could be there to capture your big day. :-)

**Update: See more photos from Danielle & Brian’s wedding featured on Style Me Pretty!

CREDITS: Ceremony and Reception Venue: Legends Ranch / Event Design and Vintage Decor: The Wooden Trunk / Wedding Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography / Flowers: Layers of Lovely Floral / Wedding Dress: Wtoo Brides / Hair: Jonathon Kristen at The Exclusive Salon

April 18, 2014 - 2:26 pm JT Legends Ranch - Very well done..! JT Legends Ranch

July 2, 2012 - 9:35 am Adrienne - What a lucky couple! Unreal images. LOVE the cermeony seating

June 12, 2012 - 12:16 pm Noelia Kline - OMG, love, love, love, love, love this wedding. You did such an amazing job shooting the wedding, and the details are to die for. Jealous! Keep rockin it! :)

June 6, 2012 - 1:33 pm Angie Kelly - Such wonderful shots; you are so very talented! This venue appears to be like no other in Vegas and I look forward to working out there sometime. Your shooting angle for the "canopy of lights" is stunning Chelsea!

June 6, 2012 - 12:23 pm Michelle - Love everything about these!! Your pictures are amazing! The wedding looked amazing..... love all the details and the dress ..... just everything! Love your work Chelsea!!

June 4, 2012 - 12:47 pm Danielle - Thanks for everything Chels! We appreciate you so much! Love ya!!

June 2, 2012 - 1:02 pm Momo - Aww so beautiful, I love all the pictures!:)

June 2, 2012 - 10:17 am Jillian - Gorg!! :)

June 2, 2012 - 7:02 am Katrina - Beautiful!! I can't wait to see the rest of the pictures!

June 2, 2012 - 6:18 am Momasita - Love the pictures, love the bride, love everything!

June 2, 2012 - 1:53 am Megan - This is just a preview, and I can't wait to see the rest of them!!! Everything about this day was perfect and it shows in the pictures!! You do amazing work Chelsea!!

June 2, 2012 - 1:00 am Christina Trent - This is by far one of the most unique and genuine weddings I have seen to date! Beautiful couple, beautiful smiles, and beautiful images!

June 1, 2012 - 11:10 pm aunt sandy - Beautiful photos of the funnest. wedding. ever!!!!!!

June 1, 2012 - 9:14 pm Lisa - The pictures turned out amazing! Love them!

June 1, 2012 - 7:42 pm Tami - You girls know how to do a wedding right!!

June 1, 2012 - 7:35 pm Erin - It seriously couldn't have been more perfect!!

June 1, 2012 - 7:18 pm EN - These are just so gorgeous - wow what a wedding. Beautiful images! Everything just works!

June 1, 2012 - 7:04 pm chels - Hey Heather - Happy you love the photos! These are just "teasers". There's a ton more details, including Danielle's gorgeous bouquet, that will be featured elsewhere. I'll be sure to update my post along with a link on my FB page when they do!

June 1, 2012 - 6:54 pm Heather - LOVE! My favorite part is the seating arrangement! So pretty! And I love the first shot on the page! Did you not have a bouquet?

June 1, 2012 - 6:50 pm chels - Hey Brittnee - Legends Ranch is a private residence that the owners recently started renting it out for events. It's awesome for couples looking for something unique and outdoorsy here in town. :-)

June 1, 2012 - 6:38 pm Brittnee - Was Legends Ranch a private home? Or open venue?

October 29, 2012 - 8:11 am a real ranch wedding, vegas style | little vegas wedding | a guide to planning your vegas wedding! - [...] There are even more shots of this amazing wedding over at Chelsea Nicole’s blog. [...]

Tracy & Alex’s Wedding

Tracy and Alex first met in 2001, but it wasn’t until many years later that they discovered their rightful place in each others arms. One day while Alex was searching through his archived emails he came across an old message from Tracy. Out of the blue he decided to write to see if she still used that email and possibly catch up a bit. As fate had it she just happened to check her old, abandoned account the following day and was also currently back in town visiting for the month. The pair quickly became inseparable. Now, 4 years, a house and 2 dogs later, Tracy and Alex have officially sealed the deal! I couldn’t be happier for them and would love to share a few photos from their beautiful wedding day. With Dennis Silknitter of Four Seasons and Brit Bertino and her talented team at Simply Weddings working hard behind the scenes everything went off without a hitch!

After their ceremony, the Fountain Terrace at Four Seasons was transformed for Tracy and Alex’s outdoor reception. To match their modern style, they had a fabulous hot pink color palette with black and white damask.

How cute is it that the cake topper matched Tracy’s sassy pink shoes!

Tracy + Alex: Congrats!!! I’m so happy for you both and loved being a part of your wedding. :-) Hope you enjoy these teaser photos!

 

CREDITS: Wedding Venue & Cake: Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas / Four Seasons Catering Manager: Dennis Silknitter / Wedding Coordinator: Simply Weddings by Brit Bertino / Wedding Photography: Chelsea Nicole Photography / Hair & Makeup: Janine & LaVey - Your Beauty Call / Floral: Foxtail Floral / Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero / Shoes: Barbie by Town Shoes

July 4, 2012 - 5:11 pm Sandra T. - so beautiful! star quality pics and a star couple! and Tracy, for someone who doesn't like getting her picture taken, you wouldn't know it!.

June 8, 2012 - 11:33 am Val Simon - Bravo Chelsea Nicole! You didn't just take photographs of Alex and Tracy's wedding but really "MADE" them. Luv the Vegas theme. Tracy and Alex - you look simply superb!

June 3, 2012 - 4:28 am Gabby / En Route Photography - WOW What a gorgeous wedding!!!! I hope to shoot one in Vegas some day soon! ;D

May 31, 2012 - 2:23 pm Emilie - Wonderful photos! Congrats again T&A! :)

May 31, 2012 - 8:44 am Y MAx - What beautiful and wonderful images. I almost feel as though I was at the wedding. These pictures capture the love, the fun and the happiness that is just bursting from Traci and Alex. You have captured their essence. Congratulations to the bride and groom and kudos to the photographer for her artistry.

May 31, 2012 - 7:26 am Kristen - Love them! Especially the shoe/sock pic :) Can't wait to see more....

May 30, 2012 - 7:38 pm Barry & Cecile Stanley - Thankyou Chelsea you have captured the real Tracy and Alex in your wonderful pictures we can't wait to see some more of your great pictures

May 30, 2012 - 3:30 pm sheri - Amazing Pics so far - I can't wait to see the rest!!! Thank you for including Dom and I in your special day!!!

May 30, 2012 - 3:23 pm Jill Lance - I've been waiting for the pics and, wow, I am not disappointed. They are truly fantastic! Both of you look so joyful - exactly how you should look on your wedding day. Kudos to your photographer, Chelsea Nicole, for perfectly capturing your special day.

May 30, 2012 - 2:40 pm Brenda - Congrats guys! Such a fantastic sneak peek! Can't wait to see the rest :)

May 30, 2012 - 12:16 pm Patty Bullard - You look absolutely stunning Tracy! beautiful & fun pics of the both of you!! May you have a life time of nothing but LOVE&LAUGHTER!!

May 30, 2012 - 12:05 pm Deanna Wright - Great photos! You're a very artistic photographer! Looking forward to seeing the rest! And Congratulations to Alex & Tracy!

May 30, 2012 - 11:38 am Alex Martin - Chels, I will say again here for all to share what I had the pleasure of saying to you at our wedding face to face (hopefully more eloquently here as I was probably drunk at that point!). We will be eternally grateful for the fact that you were our photographer. You managed to capture us in a way that makes me relive the moment and feel the emotion every time I see the pictures. We will have these pictures for the rest of our lives and I am so glad that we chose you. Thank you for capturing our memories! Alex

May 30, 2012 - 11:33 am Tracy - Chels - absolutely LOVE the pics!! They're awesome! Thank you so much for capturing our special day. It wouldn't have been the same without you! xoxo

May 30, 2012 - 11:27 am Ivan M - Simply amazing!! Elegant yet modern.