Kelsey & James’ Wedding

Welcome to a fairytale wedding day tucked away in the idyllic Chicago suburbs, the Cuneo Mansion & Gardens is a historic mansion that beckons couples with its stunning Italian Villa-style architecture and sprawling gardens. In this ethereal setting, the design is sophisticated yet simple. Pristine white florals and greenery are the staple pieces of the reception. The timeless beauty of these classic blooms perfectly complements the regality of the venue and adds a touch of grace to the design.

Arriving to the venue grounds on this wedding day resembled stepping into a fairytale. Cuneo Mansion & Gardens, a historic mansion nestled in the picturesque Chicago suburbs, is any couple’s dream come true. The grandeur of the Italian Villa-style architecture takes your breath away, with its ornate columns, intricate stonework, and sprawling gardens. As you make your way through the wrought-iron gates to the ceremony in the formal garden, you are greeted by the sweet scent of blooming flowers and the gentle melody of a string quartet playing in the background.

The garden, meticulously manicured, is a sight to behold. Lush green lawns stretch out before you, adorned with soft, neutral floral arrangements that seem to have been plucked straight from a Monet painting. Delicate roses in shades of ivory cascade down trellises, while fragrant floral bushes line the pathways. The centerpiece of the garden is a magnificent marble fountain, its water cascading gracefully, creating a serene and romantic ambiance.As you explore the interior of the mansion, you discover hidden nooks and crannies, each more enchanting than the last. The mansion itself, with its grand arched entries and intricate, vintage artwork, stands as a testament to the opulence of a bygone era. Inside, crystal chandeliers illuminate the rooms, casting a warm glow on the richly decorated walls adorned with intricate decor and gilded mirrors. Every detail has been carefully curated to transport you to a world of luxury and elegance, making this garden wedding day an unforgettable experience for all who attend.

Kelsey and Jimmy curated personalized details to elaborate on the already luxurious feel of the day. The sun-drenched mid July day was complete with parasol umbrellas and fans for each guest. Throughout cocktail hour, guests were given customized cocktail napkins with the couples’ handwritten notes on them, which they had written to each other throughout the years of their relationship. From start to finish, this mansion wedding day was one of timeless and ethereal detail.

Kelsey and Jimmy embody the qualities of hard work, kindness, and emotional depth. Their love story is one of resilience, compassion, and unwavering support for one another. Kelsey is determined and ambitious, known for her work ethic and dedication to her nursing career. In addition to her demanding career, she always finds time to lend a helping hand and listening ear to those in her personal life. Together, Kelsey and Jimmy own a gym and fitness center. Jimmy, on the other hand, is a hardworking and compassionate individual who manages the gym they own. His friends and colleagues admire his unwavering dedication to his profession and his ability to continuously help others on their wellness journeys.

Together, Kelsey and Jimmy form a dynamic and loving partnership, which is apparent in their marriage and in their shared business. -Elle Taylor Photography

Photographer: Elle Taylor Photography
Venue: Cuneo Mansion & Gardens
Floral Designer: Trellis Weddings
Dress Boutique: Volle’s Bridal
Dress Designer: Paloma Blanca
Cake Designer: Liz McIntosh
Makeup Artist: Beaute Luxe
Hair Stylist: Beaute Luxe
Mens Formalwear: Men’s Wearhouse

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