This vibrant “backyard glam” wedding was my first ever wedding in the Twin Cities and it was magical! Lacey & Charles hosted both the ceremony & reception in the backyard of their home giving the whole day such a romantic and personal touch! We took a trolley to downtown Minneapolis for photos, food was prepared by family & friends, and the dance was kicked off with a special ceremony where family and friends of the groom gifted the bride with a “kiondo”. The kiondo is a handwoven handbag indigenous to the Kikuyu tribe of Kenya and is given to the bride on her wedding day. The women who give it to her sang traditional Kikuyu songs and danced around the bride – it was such a beautiful tradition to witness! Scroll down to see this special day unfold…

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Hair // Shear Attraction
Makeup // Vickylola
Bridal Gown // Posh Bridal Minneapolis
Bridesmaid Gowns // Revelry
Jewelry // Fancy Fab Boutique
Trolley // Schmitty and Sons Bus Company
Reception Table & Chair’s // Highway 55 Rental
Table Settings // Posh Party Supplies
Videographer // 1st Peter Films
DJ // 10K Lakes Entertainment