Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes
The Silos, Bono
December 12, 2015

Ashley Willis of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Jesse Hughes of Armorel met in the summer of 2011. The two were introduced by mutual friends and simply became inseparable, proving true love doesn’t have to be complicated. Four years and a stent of long distance later, Jesse stopped by Ashley’s place, just like any other day. It was there that he got on one knee in a perfect, quiet, heartfelt moment that the two shared privately and happily.

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015


The Inspiration

Ashley continued the couple’s simple and classic style into the planning process, sticking with lots of neutrals and greenery with touches of navy and gold to create a cozy, romantic, woodland winter wedding.

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015


How They Customized

The woodland aspect of the décor showed up in subtle, but stunning details throughout the evening, appearing in the wooden stands lining the ceremony and reception space, the gold mistletoe favors and the silhouette of a stag in signage and tabletop elements.

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Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

There was one part, however, that was pivotal to the big day: their two Boxer fur babies, Bronx and TigerLily. The pups served as honorary flower girl and ring bearer, meaning they attended the ceremony, but didn’t have to actually walk the aisle. The couple even put together a dog treat station for guests to take home gifts to their dogs.

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

Stephanie Nunley Photography
Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015


The Details

  Photographer Stephanie Nunley Photography, Lowell
  Videographer Klayton Seyler, Little Rock
  Photo Booth Smile Photo Booths, Jonesboro
  Wedding Planner & Day-of Coordinator I "DO" Wedding Planning & Consultants, Jonesboro
  Florist Leslie Baker Floral Designs, Searcy
Candles Elegant Party Rentals, Jonesboro
  Table Cloths & Candle Stands I "DO" Wedding Planning & Consultants
  Cakes Cakes by Lou Greer Burns, Marked Tree
  Caterer/Drinks Bistro on the Ridge, Jonesboro
  DJ/Band Cody Gentry, Paragould
  Wedding stationery Ashley Hughes Creative, Jonesboro
  Wedding Gown David's Bridal, Jonesboro
  Bridesmaids Attire LuLus.com
  Groom/Groomsmen Attire Day's Men's Store, Blytheville
  Jeweler Kay Jewelers, Jonesboro
  Hair Susan Hughes, Salon 109, Blytheville
  Makeup Brooke Rapert, A Blonde Ambition, Jonesboro
  Honeymoon Lisa Wanner, Travel With Us, Jonesboro
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Ashley Willis & Jesse Hughes The Silos, Bono December 12, 2015

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