Brittany and Scott got married on a cloudy Milwaukee Wisconsin day. Thankfully the heat wasn’t as bad as the days before, we were all thankful for this!
The wedding party got ready at the Brewhouse next to the Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Brittany had an amazing two-bedroom suite that was perfect for a girl’s night before the wedding. Along, with so much natural light while she put on her beautiful gown! They gentleman hung out in the kettle room just a few floors down.
Brittany had two first looks, one with her Dad, which brought tears to all of our eyes! Then we met her almost-husband for their first look in the courtyard just outside the hotel. Usually, we like this moment to be as private as possible, but the family just couldn’t help sneak a peek. It was super sweet to see them pressed against the glass.
Their ceremony and reception were at Hubbard Park just a short drive from the hotel. It was the perfect setting for this outdoorsy loving couple! The bridesmaids wore beautiful green dresses that were accented with greenery and white floral. Floral that the bride did herself! They said their vows under a handmade triangle, also filled with beautiful greenery! The guys wore classic grey suits that always look good next to greenery!
How did Scotty propose?
So sweetly! We had a camping trip planned near Olympic National Park, and he surprised me by booking a fancy lodge instead. He proposed after dinner as we were walking around the lake at sunset, after reading a beautiful poem he’d written to me.
Brittany, what do you love most about Scott?
His empathic heart
Scott, what do you love most about Brittany?
Her caring spirit
What would your perfect Sunday look like?
Hiking followed by pizza
What memory stands out most to you on your wedding day?
Our first dance! It was both of our favorite moments during the wedding day.
Favorite part about planning your wedding day?
Having so much support from family and our wedding party members, given we were planning from afar. Also, B loved making our own flower arrangements the Friday before with all the ladies.
In your own words describe your day from the night before your wedding to waking up on your first day as mr and mrs!
Oh boy. A lot of emotion. Exhausting in the best way. And so much fun! The morning was so relaxed but once 2 pm hit it went so fast. I’m glad we had a few moments throughout where we intentionally stepped back to let it all sink in.
What was the greatest challenge in planning your wedding? What did you feel least prepared for? What could you have done without?
Definitely planning from halfway across the country was the most difficult thing. We were least prepared for how difficult it is to try and make our rounds to greet everyone. We could’ve done without the DJ lights.
What personal touches did you add to make your wedding your own?
So many things (we feel like)! Britt’s uncle and a family friend made our arbor. We involved as many family members as we could in our ceremony and reception by asking them to speak or give readings. We created our own floral arrangements with flowers that reminded us of our new home in Washington (ALL. THE. FERNS!). And we had so many family and friends help us with the decorations.
What advice do you have for couples planning their wedding day?
Give yourself more time than you think you’d ever need. We had a 14-month engagement and I think that was the perfect amount of time for it to seem manageable (til that last month of course) by spreading things out.
How do you feel about your decision to go with Natural Intuition Photography? The best part of working with us?
Great! We loved how you guys collaborated with our videographer and we didn’t feel overwhelmed at any point – actually the couples portion after family photos was one of our favorite parts of the day – we felt like we were just spending time with each other alone which was really special on such a hectic day!