Chelsea and Nick |Private Venue Waupaca, WI | Intimate Wedding


September 25, 2020


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Saturday was such a wonderful, incredible day. We had not one but TWO weddings. One elopement and one associate wedding! 

Today we get to focus on sweet Chelsea and Nick as they both had to reschedule their wedding due to COVID. As you all know, we LOOOOVEEE elopements so when Chelsea and Nick called me up months ago to discuss their backyard wedding, I was SO in! 

Meeting Chelsea for the first time Saturday, did NOT seem like it was our first time meeting! I wish we could have greeted with hugs, but we both with big smiles said our hello!! After many months of talking and planning, we knew she was just meant to be an Ashlea Snell Bride! We shot some details and got her bouquets and headed to the park to have her first look with Nick!

Nick was waiting, SO dapper in his navy tux and bow tie. We put him in position and then sweet Chelsea was able to walk up and turn her man around as he literally BAWLED. You guys, Nick was seriously precious. I could feel all the hearts around us MELTING as his spun sweet Chelsea around to look at her dress in happy tears. He was finally able to see his girl in a wedding gown!

The ceremony was taking place in her Aunts backyard, here in Waupaca. The incredible florists, at Branching out and Company created the most beautiful Arch for their ceremony location. Together, Chelsea and Nick said their vows (and shed more tears) in front of less than 20 of their closest friends and family. It was totally a day to remember. Everything went so perfectly. 

Chelsea and Nick, congrats you two!! I am SO honored I was a part of your beautiful intimate wedding ceremony!! I wish many many years upon you two, and hope the absolute best for you!!

Xoxo, Ashlea 

  1. Wendy says:

    these are beautiful! I think that even after all of the Covid craziness we’ll continue to see backyard weddings and more intimate gatherings because they are so personal and deeply meaningful. Love it!

  2. Brigitte says:

    Omg I’m obsessed with these! I love the colors and the details! Stunning Wisconsin wedding

  3. Chinling says:

    I absolutely LOVE your style! The veil shot blew me away. Your couples are lucky to have you!

  4. Brittany says:

    All of these photos are so romantic! I love your style!

  5. Erin says:

    this is the most gorgeous backyard wedding ever!! Super gorgeous! #goals

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