Jason and Jill were married today!
Generations of Jill’s family have attended the University of Minnesota, that is where she and Jason met and that is where they’ve created many fabulous friendships…so it only made sense that they would be married there as well! Even more family traditions were honored, with Jill wearing her mother’s wedding gown and the couple using the Chinese traditional wedding colors of red and gold.
As the thunder rumbled and the rain poured, we enjoyed the respite from the muggy Minnesota afternoon in the Commons Hotel for portraits. I like how the grey and white wall made the red just pop. And Sweet Pea’s Floral put fresia in the bouquets, so they smelled heavenly. Jill and Jason were so relaxed and go with the flow all day, everything was easy and fun.
There was even some time to play a little Pokemon Go during family portraits. I think they caught them all.
Friends and family gathered at Grace University Lutheran Church for the ceremony. I love this image of the kids as they were about to go down the aisle!
After the ceremony, Jill changed into a lovely red Qi Pao, Jason grabbed his UofM umbrella and we braved the rain for a few portraits around campus.
I adore this image!
As we started to drive south, the rain subsided and we arrived at the Ames Center where the sun was shining and birds were out. AND the park outside the reception site was a pokemon go station. SCORE! The reception space looked lovely decorated in red and white. Crave Catering provided the food and cake, and Diamond MC Entertainment curated a wonderful playlist and kept guests entertained.
As a surprise to the guests, the wedding party had a bit of a nerdy theatrical performance…it was pretty awesome! What a grand march!
Guests had to play a game to get the couple to kiss…there were some really great moments!
Time to dance!
This crazy crowd had us in stitches all night.
Look who showed up at the dance!
Jason and Jill, thank you so much for having us tell the story of your day! We had an amazing time and hope you love your sneak peek!!!