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Talk about INSANE details for this Indiana Winter Wedding! The wedding of Helen & CJ truly topped our list of one of our favorite weddings at eMber’s Venue in Rensselaer, IN.
Helen and CJ are two super energetic people and they’re sooo much fun! They were college bandmates and friends but one accidental “poke” on Facebook sparked a conversation that would change everything. Fast forward to now and they’re college sweethearts that had an incredible winter wedding day!! Helen and CJ’s love for music has never run out and they love watching, listening and playing together. Some of their favorite quality time is spotting cute dogs from a distance and binge-ing Netflix together.
I’ve known Helen’s dad for years, he was one of my college professors which made the day that much more special. I felt like I was with family the whole time! Helen and CJ’s Indiana winter wedding day was the best day!! Every single detail was so perfectly planned. (Major props to Helen)
The day started with Helen in her gorgeous lace long sleeved gown walking up behind CJ for their first look. The moment he turned around, you could just see the joy in his face. They way this couple looks at each other, how they embrace and laugh together, shows just how much love they have for one another.
This winter wedding had the best bridal party. The Bridesmaids and Groomsmen knew how to have fun! It made the Wedding Party pictures that much better. Their Ring “Bearer” was a literal BEAR!!! Yep, que Klondike the Polar Bear, their alma mater mascot!
Their Ceremony was beautiful. The rustic brick walls, the blue lighting with the white flowing backdrop set such a memorable moment in their venue. Then came the reception, from a loving father-daughter dance to an emotional mother-son dance. Helen & CJ’s first dance as a married couple, their love just really exudes from them.
The dance floor was poppin the whole time, it really felt like a dance party. It was a great celebration. This couple couldn’t keep their eyes off of eachother, smiling all day long. The love they have for one another is special and you can feel it, just being around them.
Helen and CJ, it was an honor to capture your special day!! I wish you many Christmas trips to Bronners and a love song that never ends!
XOXO, Sam & Bryt
Photographer – Samantha Mitchell Photography
Wedding Venue – Embers
Decorator – Helen & CJ Brincefield
Caterer – Jean Witherington
Wedding Cake / Desserts – April Valone
DJ & Emcee – Chad Wynn
Wedding Favors and other Fun Stuff – Bonnie Louck
If you are a bride planning a winter wedding, check out Hannah & Jonathon’s New Year’s Eve Winter wedding for more inspiration!