Kelsey and Gannon’s wedding day at Chanault Vineyards in Richmond, KY, was an extraordinary celebration of love and happiness. The sunlit Saturday greeted them with perfect summer weather, setting the stage for a day filled with enchantment and joy.
Stepping into the bridal suite, we were met with Kelsey and her radiant bridal party, emanating positivity and excitement. The camaraderie amongst the bridesmaids and the presence of Kelsey’s cherished dog added an extra layer of warmth and charm to the day.
Meanwhile, the groomsmen were having their own pre-wedding moments in a different corner of the property. Kelsey had prepared a delightful game for Gannon, involving a golf strip and heartfelt gifts. Laughter and fond memories were shared, making this part of the day equally memorable.
The eagerly awaited ceremony took place on a breathtaking point at the venue, offering panoramic views of rolling mountains. Kelsey’s fairytale theme was beautifully executed with her bridesmaids wearing crowns, and each of them was introduced as a prince or princess with personal anecdotes. Kelsey’s entrance was nothing short of magical, as she gracefully walked down the aisle, accompanied by music that sent shivers down our spines. The ceremony was a blend of poignant moments and joyful laughter, capturing the essence of their love story.
Post-ceremony, after family photos, came the highlight of the day: the couple photos. It was a time for the couple to share intimate moments, creating memories that would adorn their walls for years to come.
As the sun began its descent, the reception commenced, adorned with intricate decor and exquisite details. From the champagne wall that greeted guests at the entrance to the elegantly arranged place settings, every detail spoke of refined taste. The dinner buffet, featuring an array of pasta, meats, and vegetables, was a visual delight and a treat for the palate.
The reception held a surprise that added an element of whimsy and fun – a white bounce house on the lawn, enjoyed not only by the younger guests but also the adults. Capturing the couple bouncing together was one of the day’s most endearing moments. Their first dance was a departure from tradition, as they wowed the crowd with a playful rendition of the YMCA, setting the tone for an evening of merriment.
Under the twinkling string lights on the patio, the celebration continued with guests mingling, sipping elegant cocktails, and dancing the night away. The atmosphere was one of pure joy and festivity.
Kelsey and Gannon’s wedding was a true fairytale, and it was an honor for me to be a part of their special day. I’m thrilled to share some of my favorite moments captured through my lens, forever freezing their magical day in time.
This amazing day would not have been possible without this wonderful team of vendors!
Dress | Davids Bridal
Ceremony/Reception Venue | Chenault vineyards
Wedding Planner | Stacie at Chenault Vineyards
Hair/ Makeup | Mariah Callahan
Catering | Chenault Vineyards
Cake | Martinas Pastries
DJ | Jon Sims
White Bounce House | Chenault Vineyards