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For the record, I love a snowy wedding. I wish more couples would tie the knot in the Winter. Sure, it’s a little cold, but that white fluffy stuff makes for a beautiful backdrop.

Melissa and Matt tied the knot in February (brrr), but they looked so cute the entire time! Melissa’s mom even made mittens for the bride and her bridesmaids (which are adorable). She even donned a pair of purple Ugg’s for those snowy shots, and a pretty pair of ruffly heels for the ceremony and reception.

Jessica Smith Photography

From the Bride:
I used the website The Knot to plan our wedding by researching my vendors and contacting them. If vendors didn’t have a website or any sort of price range on their website they would be eliminated immediately (I can’t help it – I am all about convience!). I scoured Etsy for design ideas. And, The Wellstead gave me a packet of vendors brides have used in the past, which is how we found our florist, 101 Market.

The two things that I felt were most important were our videographer and photo booth. We didn’t spend much on the videographer but it was one of the best things we did. And, my husband and I love looking at our photo booth scrap book. It totally cracks us up.

I loved our reception site because they managed everything. I brought in all of my centerpeices, extra ribbon, candy buffet items, pictures, guest book and more on the Thursday before our wedding and they set it all up. I was very laid back during this whole process so I let them decorate however they wanted to and it turned out beautifully.

We held the rehearsal dinner the Thursday before our wedding so Friday could be filled with nails, massages and lunch with a bunch of friends. The day of our wedding was very relaxing and we didn’t have to worry about one thing, which we loved!

Ceremony / Reception Venue: Wellstead of Rogers Crown Room | Photographer: Jessica Smith Photography | Wedding Gown: Wedding Shoppe | Florist: 101 Market located Otsego | Rentals: We’ve Got It Covered | Photobooth: Photo Booth A Go Go | Entertainment / DJ: A Guy Named Mike DJ Services | Videographer: Bliss Wedding Video | Transportation: Buttered Toast Productions


  1. Those mittens are the cutest things ever!! Love them!

  2. What a lovely wedding and I’m sure it was really a great feeling to have a snowy wedding. Really beautiful pics and many thanks for posting them here.

  3. I LOVE the mittens – what a great idea!!! Beautiful wedding

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  5. So beautiful! I love the gloves <3

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  8. Adrian
    8:39 pm on August 16th, 2013

    I love the mittens!! Where did you find them? I am having a winter wedding in ND with purple as my main color, and I am looking for some mittens similar to these. Thanks!