Bridal Spectacular features a Las Vegas wedding captured by KMH Photography.
What began as a spontaneous night out in Santa Monica transformed into true love for Kathryn and Alex. Then one weekend, Alex wanted to show Kathryn where he grew up in San Jose and then they spent the evening at the beautiful Half Moon Bay afterward. The couple had dinner reservations at the Ritz Carlton and a great room with a fire pit. As Alex always goes above and beyond for Kathryn, she had no reason to suspect something unusually special was in the works!
Then before dinner, they walked down to the beach and to watch the sunset. Alex asked if Kathryn believed he could use magic to make a lighthouse appear (they had stopped at a lighthouse earlier that day). As the sun descended on the horizon, he held up an engagement ring so the sun illuminated the diamond from behind like a lighthouse. Then, Alex said I love you and asked Kathryn to marry him. She, of course, said, “Yes!” and the rest is history!
Thank you both for letting Bridal Spectacular share your stunning Las Vegas wedding with our readers!
A Glimpse at Kathryn and Alex’s Wedding
As featured in the spring edition of Spectacular Bride Magazine, Kathryn and Alex’s wedding took place on May 6 with a breathtaking wedding at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas. The couple’s vision for the wedding was to be mostly a fun party for their guests. They had a photo booth, open bar, and plenty of food, including a cocktail hour, hors-d’oeuvres, plated dinner, late night snacks and dessert stations. They even had an after party on a yacht with an open bar and sack lunches for everyone to take home. Additionally, Kathryn and Alex really focused on the wedding music. They had a string quartet during the ceremony that added a very classic and elegant feel, as well as an 8-piece live band for the reception. To top it off, they made their grand entrance to ‘Hollywood Swinging’ and danced their first dance to ‘Can’t take my eyes off you.’ Both of which sounded incredible with the live horns.
It was truly an event to remember and the couple shared this wonderful advice to future brides and grooms to help you make your wedding just as memorable!
“During wedding planning, shift the focus to your guests,” Kathryn said. “Remember Maya Angelou’s quote — people will never forget how you made them feel. It is your big day regardless; you will have the best memories reflecting on your wedding knowing your guests felt welcome and taken care of. My husband and I look through our wedding photos and what stands out is everyone being happy and having a great time!
We hope you enjoy this glimpse of Kathryn and Alex’s fantastic wedding as captured by KMH Photography.
Bridal Spectacular thanks these amazing Las Vegas wedding professionals
Thank you to the Las Vegas wedding professionals that helped make Kathryn and Alex’s beautiful wedding possible:
- Ceremony Location: La Capella Di Amore at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa
- Reception Location: Lakeside Pavilion at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa
- Photographer: KMH Photography
- Wedding Coordinator: Faithfully Yours
- Wedding Hair & Makeup: Makeup in the 702
- Florist & Wedding Décor: Naakiti Floral Design
- Specialty Lighting: LED Unplugged
- Wedding Invitations: Scroll invitations created by the Bride & Groom via Etsy
- Wedding Favors: Bride & Groom
- Entertainment: Lucky Devils Band
- Photo Booth: ShutterBooth of Las Vegas
- Caterer: Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa
- Wedding Cake: Freed’s Bakery
- Officiant: Paul Kremser, MD, a family friend
- Wedding Dress: Panache Bridal (Beverly Hills, CA)
- Tuxedos: Groom – Peter Raney custom tailor (Century City, CA); Groomsmen – Tuxedo Junction
- Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
About KMH Photography
Kristen Hansen, owner and photographer, opened KMH Photography in 2009. Kristen combines a high-quality technical approach with an artistic, documentary style in her photography. From the little snuggles, stolen glances, tears held back, and the kiss that changed your world… those are the real moments that your photographs will bring to life for years to come.
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Photos: KMH Photography | Author: Deidre Bakker-Riches