BRIDE OF THE MONTH

WHO:

Bride- Chelsea Cogswell

Groom- Russell Reed

WHERE:

Ceremony location: Lafayette, IN

Reception location: West Lafayette, IN

Honeymoon location: Orlando, FL

WHEN:

Wedding date: May 31, 2014

WHY:

When did you first meet: We met in the Purdue University Choir during PMO Christmas Show rehearsals.

Where did you first meet: We met at Purdue University.

When did you know you were going to marry him: When he asked me out!!!

How did he propose: He compiled video messages from my close friends and family that discussed the impact I had made on their lives since they met me. At the end of the video, he explained that he had not made a video of himself, but wanted to tell me about how I had changed his life as well. At the end, he got down on one knee and proposed. This was on our two-year anniversary after reenacting our first date.

Favorite thing to do together: We love hanging out at home and watching Doctor Who.

 

THE BRIDE OF THE MONTH WEDDING SCOOP:

Wedding colors:  Navy, Coral, and Blush

Number of guests:  280

Number in wedding party: 12

Wedding Style: Traditional

Beauty style: Classic

Dress style:  One-shouldered Princess

Most unique wedding personalization:  We used pictures of ourselves throughout dating as centerpieces.

Something you did very different:  We rode motorcycles to the rehearsal dinner.

Something you did very traditional: We did not see each other before the wedding.

Something you would do all over again:  I loved spending time with “my girls” the morning of the wedding.

Something you would never do again:  Nothing :) I truly enjoyed the day.

Most memorable wedding moment: Walking down the isle and seeing his face.

Best wedding decision:  The bridesmaids all stayed the night with me after the rehearsal. It was a blast!

Best wedding overall advice:  Don’t stress the little things. Try to take in the day, because it goes by really quickly.

 

THE BRIDE OF THE MONTH WEDDING VENDOR LIST:

Ceremony- Evangelical Covenant Church

Reception- The Trails

Officiant- Rev. Stacey Littlefield

Dress- David’s Bridal

Shoes- Target

Accessories- Etsy

Tuxedos- Men’s Wearhouse

Invitations- Yellow Brick Publishing

Cake- Kelly’s Cakes

Entertainment- Epicenter

PhotographerCaptured Memories Photography

6411 Wea Woodland Dr.

Lafayette, IN 47909

765-538-2884

Capmempho@aol.com

VideographerCaptured Memories Photography

6411 Wea Woodland Dr.

Lafayette, IN 47909

765-538-2884

Capmempho@aol.com

Transportation- Lafayette Limo

 

Many Thanks to our Bride of the Month, Chelsea! Happily Ever After to you and Russell!

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