Eight years ago, JeanMarie and Kolin met while he was working at Albertsons and she was working at Little Caesars. Kolin often came into Little Caesars, but would never talk to JeanMarie… until the last day he worked there. They happen to run into each other in the parking lot and he asked for JeanMarie’s number. They instantly became best friends and talked every day, but did not begin dating until a year later.

Then, six years after they began dating, the couple went to Disney World with JeanMarie’s Dad, brother and best friend. After they had a wonderful breakfast, they headed over to Cinderella’s Castle where Kolin asked JeanMarie to marry him — she said it was completely unexpected and magical!

Thank you both for letting Bridal Spectacular share your gorgeous Las Vegas wedding with our readers!


A Glimpse at JeanMarie & Kolin’s Wedding

To help plan their dream wedding, JeanMarie and Kolin attended one of our wonderful Bridal Spectacular shows to get them started. After all of their research, they chose to get married at the gorgeous Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort on September 10, 2015 and selected Moxie Studio to capture their special day.

As featured in the spring issue of Spectacular Bride Magazine, their wedding began with a picture-perfect outdoor ceremony overlooking the golf course before they moved indoors for the reception. Adorned with shades of soft pink and gray, beautiful details and floral displays, and the most breathtaking sunset, JeanMarie and Kolin’s wedding was truly a fairytale.

The couple said their wedding day was full of emotion. They were married on their 7-year anniversary of being together, which made the day even more special. However, they said it was also very emotional because they had lost their son six years prior, who would have been the ring bearer. In addition, Kolin lost his brother just a few months before the wedding, who would have been standing by his side as a groomsmen. They added that missing those two and having to go forward with the day without them was very difficult. Though, they made sure to still include them in their special day by having certain things dedicated to them throughout the wedding.

JeanMarie added that her best friend purchased a photo booth as their wedding gift and it was an absolute hit! She said everyone thoroughly enjoyed it and Vegas Booth did a wonderful job!

Although it was a day full of mixed emotion, the couple could not have looked happier or more in love! We hope you enjoy these stunning photos of JeanMarie and Kolin’s wedding as captured by Moxie Studio.

About Moxie Studio

Moxie Studio is a Las Vegas photography and videography studio specializing in wedding photography, wedding cinema, engagement sessions, family portraits, maternity portraits and commercials. Moxie Studio was created when husband and wife team, Lisa and Jamison Derfler, realized that the individual attention that should be lavished on the bridal couple was sometimes missing from other studios. The duo strives for a very fun and relaxing atmosphere so couples will look their best and also have a memorable time! Every single photo and frame of cinema reflects the new, exciting, and innovative perspective. They strive to push the boundaries and preconceived limitations of the art form, creating masterful works of art that you will treasure for a lifetime.

Thank you to all of the amazing wedding professionals who helped make JeanMarie and Kolin’s breathtaking wedding possible:

  • Ceremony & Reception Location and Caterer: Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort
  • Photographer: Moxie Studio
  • Florist: Naakiti Floral
  • Wedding Décor: Linens were provided by Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, centerpieces were created by Naakiti Floral, and all other decor was created by the bride and her friend, John Pollock
  • Bridal Hair: Kristin Huth
  • Bridal Makeup: Alex Falco and Carol Tarantino
  • Invitations: Custom made through Vistaprint
  • Favors: Hershey kisses and chocolate covered Oreos. The couple said they chose chocolate covered Oreos because the groom’s brother, who should have been standing by his side, passed in a car accident just a few months before the weeding and he loved Oreos!
  • DJ: Steve Merino
  • Wedding Cake: Gimme Some Sugar
  • Officiant: Melanie Tobiasson
  • Wedding Gown: Allure Bridal from Celebrations Bridal
  • Tuxedos: Tuxedo Junction
  • Bridesmaids Dresses: Bella Bridesmaids

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Photos by: Moxie Studio | Author: Deidre Bakker-Riches