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Snowy winter wedding Wisconsin Rapids

Meet Whitney & Brad.

Whitney and Brad are a delightful couple, and we were so thrilled that they hired us to plan their December wedding. They knew from the start that their wedding was going to be on December 17th, as that was the narrow window when Whitney’s brother would be home from the military, so he’d be able to attend the wedding. So, the date was set!

Whitney and Brad are lovely, hardworking people, and it was a joy to plan alongside them. They chose us since they were new to Wisconsin Rapids and were hoping to hire a planner who had the inside scoop of trustworthy vendors to carry out their wedding vision. Join us as we re-live their sweet, snowy wedding day!

Wedding details in whites and neutrals
The Outpost Ranch in Wisconsin Rapids
Bride putting on earrings with bridesmaids
Bride getting ready with bridesmaids at The Outpost Ranch
Distinctly Yours preparing reception space
Bridal gown hanging on wedding morning
Nike shoes on wedding day for groom
Groom getting ready with father on wedding morning
Bride with bridesmaids in plaid robes
Bridesmaids see bride for the first time

The First Looks

Phil Koehler Photography did such a nice job making sure to capture many first looks with the beautiful bride and groom, between their first look, but also the first look with parents and bridesmaids. This set the tone for a sweet and intimate wedding day with memorable moments across the board.

Bride and groom first look at The Outpost Ranch
Bride and groom embrace after first look
Bride first look with mom
Bride first look with dad
Groom and mom getting ready on wedding morning

The Ceremony

The very snowy day presented challenges for travelling guests making the wintery journey to The Outpost Ranch, but it served as a lovely backdrop for this romantic wedding ceremony. The Outpost Ranch has a lovely indoor ceremony space that accommodated the guests, the design hopes of the couple, and the weather!

Bride walking down the aisle with dad
Bride and groom during ceremony at The Outpost Ranch
Bride and groom celebrating after ceremony

The Wedding Party

In classic black and white, the wedding party was a kind and joyful support for Whitney and Brad, and the snow made for a romantic (and cold!) backdrop.

Groom outside in snow on wedding day
Bride with bridesmaids in black gowns
Bride in the snow on wedding day
Groom with groomsmen in front of floral backdrop
Wedding party in black and white in the snow
Bride and groom in snow on wedding day
Cozy bride and groom outside in the snow

The Reception

The reception was personalized to Whitney and Brad, making sure that donuts were the featured dessert on the dessert table, beautiful neutral flowers adorned the space, and Felix and Fingers came to entertain, and boy did they! Felix and Fingers is a dueling piano group where two piano pros duke it out and create such a FUN and memorable music experience. The dance floor was PACKED all night, and everyone had such a great time!

Wedding reception at The Outpost Ranch
Reception decor Wisconsin Rapids
Activity for kids at wedding reception
Bride and groom cutting the cake at The Outpost Ranch
Head table with greenery Wisconsin wedding
Donuts as wedding dessert
First dance at The Outpost Ranch
Mother of groom and groom smiling going to dance floor
Felix and Fingers dueling pianos
The Outpost Ranch at night during reception

The Vendor Team

Whitney and Brad hired a tremendous team of wedding vendors who worked together as a team to carry out this beautiful wedding day. We were happy to be the planner in touch with everyone and would recommend them all if you are planning a  Wisconsin wedding, too! Click on the business name to be directed to their website.

Hair Designer: Styles by Stacey Pinney

Caterer: Rockmans Catering

DJ/Entertainment: Felix and Fingers

Bar Service: The Bottle Stop

Rental Company: Party Envy LLC

Wedding dance floor packed with Felix and Fingers

All our love, Whitney and Brad!

To the happy couple,

We hope your first months of marriage have been an absolute joy. We have loved looking back on the photos of your special day and remembering our planning journey together – thank you for trusting us!

All our love,

Marsha + Team

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