I have absolutely loved becoming friends with Cortney & Christian over the last year. From our first meeting to their engagement session to that evening shoot, I have always said good night with a big smile on my face. They have that affect on you.
Their wedding day was bright and sunshiny, a bit warm, but with a cool breeze. Their church ceremony was downtown Iowa City at Zion Lutheran Church with their reception a close drive at the Iowa Memorial Union. They chose pale blue with “lots of sparkles” for their colors. One of the unique parts of their wedding (that I had been looking forward to for a long time) was their breakfast dinner. Christian is a fire fighter and Cortney works a regular day job so their schedules cross in the morning when he’s coming home and she’s leaving, thus their breakfast is most people’s dinner. To celebrate that, they chose to serve the most delicious breakfast buffet at their reception, including waffles, yogurt parfaits, fresh fruits, gravy & biscuits, and quiche.
We began our day at the church where the girls were meeting after hair & makeup to get dressed. Cortney’s stunning Badgley Mischka heels were as stunning as her Maggie Sottero gown.
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Photography: Emily Crall Photography
Videography: Nepo Productions
Wedding Coordinator: Memories in the Making Events
Makeup: 100% Pure Pro
Hair: Hair & Makeup by Kailee
Suits: Ewers Men’s Store
Florals, Backdrop, Linens: Covington & Company
Cake Artist: Classic Cakes by Design
Catering: University Catering
DJ, Lighting, Modular Bar, Photo Booth, Chiavari Chairs: Unique Events of Iowa
Paper Suite: Zephyr Weddings
Ceremony Venue: Zion Lutheran Church, Iowa City
Reception Venue: Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City