Hello! Tell us a little about yourself.
My name is Lacey Allison. In February of 2015, I opened Country Lace Boutique and love every minute of it! I have a beautiful, almost 5 year old, daughter named Oakley Rhae. A few of my favorite things about being married to Spencer are the family me and my daughter gained, the fun we have had remodeling my grandparents’ home, the laughter the three of us share and the preparation of our daughter due May 2016.
How did you meet each other?
Spencer and I met in December 2012. He caught my eye on Facebook, but it took some encouragement from a good friend to actually shoot him a message. Numbers were swapped and dates were planned. It didn’t take long to know that we were in love. We got married on August 1st, 2015 in a field of sunflowers that he planted on his family farm.
How did he propose?
We had been working cows in the cold all day long. I was in jeans and boots covered in poo. The last thing we had to do for the evening was move some bulls. He told me to stay in the truck while he let them out, because they were too mean. I heard him hollering my name, on the ground, in pain. I jumped out of the truck, ran to him and asked what had happened. “A bull got me! He got me!” I began to panic. After a good minute of some great acting, he gets to one knee. He asks me, “Babe, will you marry me?” I gave him a few good slaps to the arm before finally saying yes. After that, we couldn’t wipe the smile off our faces!
How long did you plan the wedding?
We planned our wedding in 8 months and it went by super fast, but it was beautiful.
What were your priorities for the wedding?
Our priorities were it to be relaxed and fun for everyone. We didn’t want it to be this big to-do that took away from the actual meaning of the day.
What creative ways did you incorporate parts of your personalities into the big day?
He is a farm boy, so he planted sunflowers so that we could be married in a field of them. We also had his tractor sitting at the entrance of the wedding. My granny had passed away, but she was a big part of my life. We used her quilts and doilies to decorate. I have a weird obsession with mason jars. You could find them placed just about everywhere you looked at the wedding. He introduced me to hunting, so deer sheds were used as décor on the tables and around the barn where are reception took place. We are both pretty laid back, so we both wore boots along with our bridal party. The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday. At the end of the evening, our guests lit sparklers as they gathered around us to send us off.
Share a beautiful moment from the wedding day that you hope you never forget.
My daughter is a HUGE part of my life and Spencer’s. She won our guests over by prancing down the aisle, with a huge smile, carrying a sign that read, “Spencer, here comes my momma!” During the ceremony, Spencer got down on one knee and asked her if he could marry her momma while presenting her with a ring. Without hesitation, she said yes. Not only was I in tears, but everyone else. For the rest of the night, she went around showing her ring off. That was a special moment that I won’t ever forget.
Photographer: Lauren Cook Photography
Caterer: Smith’s Restaurant
Venue: Family farm in Flemington, Missouri
Cake: Donna O’Briant
Flowers: Vickie Ross
Wedding Dress: MK Bridal
Hair: Jay Doke at Visible Changes
Spray Tan: Bora, Bora Tan
Pedicure/Manicure: Vanessa Campbell at Solutions Salon