Festive New Orleans Wedding

This beautiful New Orleans wedding comes to us from Doug & CheyAnne Keese of Arte De Vie! Here’s more about the wedding and the happy couple from Arte De Vie:

We had a great time with Katie and Damian, documenting their beautiful New Orleans wedding in the historic St. Mary’s Assumption Church! Katie’s wedding day started off with bridal prep at the Windsor Court Hotel in downtown New Orleans. The rain held out and we were able to do their First Look and portraits outside, and even ran into Keanu Reeves!

See more after the cut!


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After they exchanged vows at St. Mary’s it was time to party with one of the great New Orleans wedding bands The Boogiemen, and her entire wedding party made sure the dance floor at The Chicory was packed all night! The newlyweds had a fun send off with a Second Line and confetti toss as they departed in the Rolls Royce! Katie & Damian were such a laid-back and sweet couple to work with, and not once stressed about anything on their big day.

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Katie even surprised Damian with the ultimate groom’s cake that featured all of his loves….LSU, fishing, hunting, only thing missing was a figuring of Katie in a duck blind to truly encompass all of his loves!Editors love to know the story behind the album. Add the scoop here.

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Congratulations Katie & Damian and thank you Doug & CheyAnne for sharing! For more information about Arte De Vie, please visit their website.

What do you think about today’s real wedding? Let us know in the comments below!

Photographer:  Arte De Vie
Makeup Artist:Ashley Sievert Beauty
Event Planner: Kelly Sherlock, LLC
Floral Designer:Meade Wenzel
Musicians:The Boogie Men
Caterer: The Chicory
Reception Venue: The Chicory
Bakery: Zoe’s Bakery


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  • Amanda Sparks

    What a lovely wedding! Love it!!

    • weddinglovely

      We totally agree!

  • Arte de Vie

    Thanks so much for featuring our wedding and letting us showcase our work through your beautiful blog! So many of these moments make me smile. I love the one of the kids coming down the aisle, and the bride and groom in the car at the end of the night.

    • weddinglovely

      Thank you too for sharing with us! Lovely post. :)

  • What a beautiful southern wedding! There’s something about the south that just makes magic happen. So many beautiful and unique wedding venues, and this one is no exception. We of course love the classic car! So great for pictures and creates such a classy yet whimsical feel. We personally have a Rolls Royce Silver Cloud that couples just fawn over. Love it!

    • weddinglovely

      Wow, sounds awesome!