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Beauty and Brains at a Downtown Madison Wedding

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Beauty and Brains at a Downtown Madison Wedding

Kenneth and Emily met in physics class at UW-Madison, but these two scientists proved to have more than mere alchemy when they married last weekend, on the most popular day of the year (thanks to the coincidence of a Saturday featuring a palindrome, 8-18-18). But every couple is unique, and so, therefore, is every wedding. This one had enough style and class for a dozen weddings. And Bucky came out to get the party going on the dance floor! 

The ceremony and reception were held at the stunning new St. Paul University Catholic Center, and the couple spent time at Memorial Union for photos as well. Special thanks to planner Alexis at Lillian Rose Events, Alan Koa Salon for hair and makeup, Felly's Flowers for floral decor and bouquets, the Knock Shoppe's Country Cakes for the wedding cake, DJ by Thini from C'est La Vie,  a stunning Martina Liana design from Brandi's Bridal, bridesmaids dresses from Adriana Pappell, suits from Suit Supply, ceremony music by Quartessence String Quartet, Event Essentials for linens and place settings, and Heritage Tavern Catering for dinner. 

Congratulations to a warm, wonderful couple and their families! We wish you all the best!!

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Joy abounds at UW Memorial Union Wedding

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Joy abounds at UW Memorial Union Wedding

There's always a lot of happiness at a wedding, but as I was reviewing images today from Mae and Eric's beautiful nuptials at Memorial Union and The Pres House, I was struck by how joyful everybody always looked. 

The guys hooked up a Playstation and enjoyed some FIFA while the ladies had a breakfast party and makeup down the hall. They all were game to showcase downtown Madison and the Union Despite the oppressive humidity. And when entrances came around for the grand march, they did not disappoint, from rail sliding to summersaults to football. The party continued deep into the night, with plenty of dancing and singing thanks to Piano Fondue, and we were even able to break free for a late-night portrait or two on State Street, despite the continuing humidity and this season's very hungry mosquitoes! 

Olga and I wish Mae and Eric the very best! It was a pleasure sharing the day with you. Thanks also to all the great vendors who came together to make this wedding special:

Venue: Memorial Union and the Pres House

Videography: Stacy Bruner

Florist: Rose Cottage Florals

Cake: Gigi's Cupcakes

Band: Piano Fondue 

Makeup: Alicia Jaedike 

Hair: Hair Legacy Salon

Officiant: Joe McAlpine

Dresses: Vera's House of Bridal and Brandi's Bridal Galleria

Suits: Men's Wearhouse

 

 

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