Weddings at the Lake: Christine + Nolan

It wasn’t quite the wedding day Christine and Nolan had imagined, but their downsized celebration due to the pandemic was still filled with love, laughter, family and friends. As a nurse at Madison’s St. Mary’s Hospital, with strict safety protocols to follow, Christine found Rosewood’s “one-stop wedding shop” was the perfect fit. The seamless planning process was due in large part to the venue’s menu of services from an in-house florist to incredible farm-to-table cuisine. And although her beloved grandmother wasn’t able to attend, Christine kept her close with cherished keepsakes like a special locket and her wedding day garter. During the ceremony, the couple blended soil from their childhood homes with a jade plant grown from cuttings given to them by Christine’s grandmother. The original plant stood throughout her grandparents’ marriage, and to Christine and Nolan it represents life, love and longevity.

The Details

September 5, 2020

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Ideal Impressions Photography, Lake Geneva – Ryan and Krista Bensheimer

REHEARSAL DINNER: Sprecher’s, Lake Geneva


OFFICIANT: Mindi Huebner, Happily Ever After Inspirational Weddings, Lake Geneva

WEDDING PLANNER: Jo Hodgins, Rosewood

FLORAL, DESIGN & DÉCOR: Petals & Promises, Jo Hodgins, Rosewood

JEWELER: Genesis Diamonds, Nashville, TN

GOWN: The Crystal Bride, Geneva, IL


BEAUTY (MAKEUP/HAIR): Black Orchid Beauty, Milwaukee

CATERER: Chef John Schnupp and son, Jesse Schnupp, with Fire2Fork restaurant, located at Rosewood, Delavan

CAKE/DESSERTS: Lorelei Bittner’s Bakery, Lake Geneva

ENTERTAINMENT: AV Tech Team, Rosewood


GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS: Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan

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