The Proposal:

Kenneth and Amanda met through church, they were friends for a long time before they realized it was the real thing!  When asked about how the proposal happened, Amanda answered, “He set up time for us to go up to Mount Charleston. We hiked Mary Jane Falls and at the top we were taking pictures. As Kenn was setting up the time lapse on the camera, it ended up taking multiple shots. We decided to have fun with the ‘stop animation’ and did a bunch of goofy scenarios. I (Amanda) then said he should mock propose to me since our best friends were supposed to go hiking with us and didn’t. I specifically set it up for him and said I would turn around, he would tap me on the shoulder, and I would act all surprised. So I turned around, my back facing him, waiting to here the click on the camera. I felt him tap on my shoulders, but didn’t hear the click, so I said “you forgot to push the button”. He responded, “Just turn around”. I turned around to him down on one knee with a ring in his hand. My first words were “Are you kidding me”? Haha, then said to him, “Do you have something you want to ask me”?.

The Wedding:  Photographed by Adam Frazier Photography

Bride getting ready AKW_02


Blue and Orange Wedding Party  AKW_17

Siena Country Club AKW_22


Check out the video trailer of their wedding:  by JMac Productions LLC

Kettleson Wedding from Julie Mac on Vimeo.

Unique touches at the wedding:  Table number holders, painted wine bottles,  cork holders for escort cards. Flowers were all silk due to an allergy to flowers. The groom rocked that orange vest!!

Memorable wedding moments: 

  • When Kenneth slid on his knees across the dance floor to remove the garter, he burnt a whole in his left knee and ruined both of his brand new shoes. We ended up having to buy the pair of pants as they were rented.
  • Walking into the reception and seeing “Kettleson” in big lights on the dance floor and “i do”
  • The ring bearer and the flower girls trying to make their way down the aisle and he took off as if in a race.
  • Taking communion together in which our little cups were from Israel and were made out of real olive wood,

The wedding pros that made it all happen:

Planning done at The Bridal Spectacular and this wedding is featured in July issue of Spectacular Bride.

Venue: Siena Golf Club

Photography: Adam Frazier Photography

Video: JMac Productions LLC (Julie Macalister)

Personal Flowers:  Forget Me Knot

Arch Florals, Head Table and Table Flowers: Debra Hansen

Favors:  DIY by bride and Summer Roybal

Entertainment:  Knight Sounds Entertainment

Special Lighting:  LED Unplugged Lighting and Event Rentals

Wedding Cake:  Rose Frazier

Bridal Gown:  Allure

Bridesmaids Dresses:  Alfred Angelo

Tuxedos:  Jerry’s Tux Shop

Day of Coordinator:  Shelley Sampson

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