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So, as I was glancing through these images and saw the bride’s getting ready outfit was Cardinals themed, and that made me like this wedding. I saw how legitimately happy the bride and groom looked in their photos together, and that made me more fond of this wedding. But then I started looking at the reception photos…and I totally lost it because I realized that this wedding was Clue themed and it was so genius I can’t believe I’d never seen it before. It’s likely been done before, as there is rarely something “new” in weddings, but this was so well done and I just adored it.



From the Photographer:

Ellen and Spencer were married in St. Louis, Missouri.  Their ceremony and reception were held at The Mad Art Gallery in Soulard. They both were inspired by The Mad Art Gallery and decided that a conventional and formal reception just wouldn’t do it justice. Ellen is very much into antiques and both are very much into board games. In fact their favorite movie and board game just happens to be Clue. They thought a Clue themed wedding reception would be perfect! Ellen loved the idea of making the reception table into mini rooms featured in the game. both had way to much fun putting it all together. They also included classic black bridesmaid dresses from White House Black Market which they paired with fall inspired bouquets by Focus on Design. Ellen wore a vintage inspired lace gown by Casablanca – 1942 which she paired with her Seychelles heels. Ellen wore a vintage inspired necklace by BrassBoheme (etsy) and Spencer’s wood and titanium wedding band was custom designed by Custom Jewelry by Johan from etsy. Ellen and Spencer are such a fun and outgoing couple! I absolutely loved capturing their special day.

Photographer:  Kristina Cipolla Photography//Jewelry:Custom Jewelry by Johan//Floral Designer: Focus On Design – Schnucks//Hair Stylist:Breathtaking Bride//Reception Venue: Mad Art Gallery//Shoes: Seychelles Footwear//Dress Store:White House Black Market//

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One Comment

  1. Thank you so much for featuring Ellen and Spencer’s gorgeous wedding! Such a lovely couple 🙂