A destination location for many, Amy and Cameron’s rustic Nevada wedding started out with a beautiful ceremony in a historic little white chapel in an intimate ceremony before welcoming guests to their reception at Red’s Ranch. White décor graced rustic, elegant tables, the dance floor remained packed for the entire evening, and everyone was treated to classic New York cheesecake from Amy and Cameron’s favorite Brooklyn bakery. Y’all are going to LOVE today’s ranch wedding captured by Pepper Nix Photography!
What (or who) helped you most in your planning process and/or on your wedding day?
Cameron! He was such a calming voice to my anxiety about planning. Since we had less than five months to get everything together and did it from our home across the country in New York, we took a divide and conquer approach. He was masterful with some of our most challenging vendors.
What was the most important thing to you when deciding who to work with for your wedding?
We got married in my hometown – a very small community with limited options. Our choices for venue, catering and flowers were all people I grew up with. For the other big items – band, rentals, photographer, etc. – we looked to resources in the nearest big(ger) city, which is nearly 300 miles away.
What was your inspiration for your wedding details and/or design?
The setting of Lamoille is so incredible. There is no decor that could be better. We reflected the natural setting with natural and simple flower and decor choices. And made everyone look beautiful with a lot of candle light. We created a simple, clean and intimate setting with green and white foliage and flowers and a LOT of candles. We used runners of greenery tied off with ribbon on each table and added mixed gilded birdcages with candles inside and vintage green glass votives. For my bouquet, we repeated the green and white theme–simple, sophisticated and natural.
What was your favorite thing about your wedding?
Marrying my very favorite person in the world.
What is your best piece of advice for other brides?
Though we were engaged in December and married in November, we didn’t decide on the city of our wedding until about five months out. Keeping the planning window short was a huge blessing. No one needs to obsess about details for longer.
I love Amy and Cameron’s story: they met just over five years ago during a late summer weekend spent in the Hamptons. Although Cameron didn’t strike up a conversation that weekend, they crossed paths again through social media and started dating quickly thereafter in New York City. The city will always be special, but the two decided to return to her mountain hometown in Nevada for their wedding- and I think they made an excellent choice!