WADE HOUSE WEDDING | ALLYSON & JOHN / by Kelsy & Butch McCartney

Allyson and John planned a wedding filled with their love of not only each other, but also their beloved home states: Wisconsin and California! A gift bag with fresh (squeaky!) cheese curds, chocolate in the shapes of WI & CA, as well as many other heartfelt treats welcomed all of their guests. This theme carried through to a tented reception at historic Wade House where Allyson & John's closest friends and family dined on Wisconsin brats & curds and In-n-Out style burgers.

These two were literally bursting with excitement to be married to each other!! So much so that midway through the ceremony Allyson threw her arms up and wrapped them around the man who had just promised her forever. Celebrating continued with the four of us exploring Wade House's amazing property — we were head over heels while photographing these adorable newlyweds around so much history! 

After dinner, Allyson & John treated their guests to an absolutely breathtaking fireworks show!! The flashes of light and color felt so grand and, while their guests may not have needed it, seemed to shower energy that translated into an absolutely packed dance floor. 

Seeing their bright eyes and giant smiles made us feel infinitely lucky that we were their to preserve their wedding memories. Thank you, Allyson & John, for inviting us into your very special day!

Love, Kelsy & Butch

Getting Ready Venue: American Club, Kohler, WI  |  Ceremony: St. Cloud Catholic Church  |  Reception: Wade House Historical Site  |  Day-Of Set-Up & Rentals: Sash & Bow  |  Hair & Makeup: Now & Zen  |  Florist: Wreath Factory  |  Officiant: Fr. Richard Klingeisen  |  Cake Artist: Cakescapes  |  DJ: ACA Entertainment, Alex  |  Catering: Kitchens of Kohler  |  Invitations: Matthew Kelsey Printing  |  Rings: Vanessa Nicole Jewels, custom-made in San Diego  |  Bride's Gown: Kleinfeld's, Tara Keely  |  Bride's Veil: Kleinfeld's  |  Bride's Shoes: Michael Kors  |  Bridesmaid Dresses: Alfred Angelo in Eggplant  |  Groomsmen Attire: Calvin Klein from Mens Wearhouse  |  Welcome Bags: Pine River Dairy Cheese Curds, Beernstein's Chocolates  |  Wedding Favors: Flipbooks  |  Fireworks: Spielbauer Fireworks  |  Ice Sculpture: Krystal Kleer Ice Sculputres