THE SPRINGS was the luckiest wedding venue in OKC to get to host Michael + Lacey Cain’s perfect wedding day!
Being the only wedding venue in OKC to witness their tear-jerking first look, F U N bridal party, and swoon-worthy wedding style, THE SPRINGS in Norman truly feels honored to have been the backdrop to the Cain’s special day.
There was so much that went into the Cain’s wedding day–behind the perfect decorations and photographs, Michael + Lacey have such a sweet story stemming from simple friendship. To get to know them more, and to find out how they decided on certain aspects of their wedding day (including why they chose THE SPRINGS in Norman out of all of the wedding venues in OKC), we interviewed Lacey. All of the answers below are in her own words!
Q1: How did you + Michael meet?
Michael and I met through mutual friends who introduced us to each other. Through time, we became really good friends. Then about two years later, we went on our first date.
Q2: Tell us about your engagement! When, where, how?
We went to dinner to celebrate Michael getting a job promotion, or at least that’s what I thought we were doing. After dinner we went to walk around at the park, which is one of the places we went on our first date.
Then he got down on his knee and asked me to marry him. I don’t think I’ve ever been so surprised in my entire life. There were strangers that were cheering and clapping for us. We continued walking through the park, and as we turned a corner the people we loved were all right there waiting for us with signs and confetti. His family, my family, as well as our closest friends. He even had a photographer that captured him down on one knee proposing to me. Then the whole group went across the street for dessert. It will always be one of my favorite nights.
Michael + Lacey planned their wedding for 10 months, and finally tied the knot on May 25, 2017 at their choice wedding venue in OKC, THE SPRINGS in Norman.
Q3: Why did you choose THE SPRINGS out of all of the wedding venues in OKC?
We looked at a lot of venues, and THE SPRINGS met all of our needs. We actually toured the site when it didn’t even have walls yet, and we could just imagine how beautiful it would be when finished.
Q4: What were some of the best memories from your wedding day?
Getting ready with my bridesmaids will always be a very special memory. It was easy for us to have a good time because everything was so relaxed the entire day. I loved getting our hair and makeup done together.
Our first look is definitely a favorite for Michael and me. We weren’t sure if we wanted to do it when we first started planning the wedding, but we are so glad we did.
At our first look we read our letters to each other and that moment will be one I’ll never forget.
After our family pictures, we had food waiting on us in the bridal suite. We enjoyed having a private time to eat together and talk with just the two of us before we entered the reception hall to talk to all of our guests. We both loved getting to come down the stairs for our introduction.
We loved and enjoyed going around the building, talking to and thanking all that came to help us celebrate.
The last dance when it was just Michael and I about to leave as Mr. and Mrs. was also a favorite for us, maybe even more so than our first dance.
If you’re longing to see more, check out all of Lacey’s favorite moments on her breathtaking wedding video:
Q5: What is your best advice for future couples planning a wedding?
Do a first look! It might not be for everyone, but if you are considering it, go ahead and do it. We enjoyed our first look so much, and we also got so many pictures before the wedding started, so we were able to spend more time with our guests at the reception.
Q6: What would you tell others about starting wedding planning?
Don’t pressure yourself, and don’t let others pressure you, into making quick decisions–it will all come together lovely on the wedding day.
We truly were the luckiest wedding venue in the OKC area to get to host Michael + Lacey’s wedding day! Their love and happiness is something we will always cherish. We wish them the very best in all of the years to come!
Venue: THE SPRINGS in Norman
Photographer: Holli B Photography
Videographer: Reagan Lynn Films
Bridal Salon: Beloved Bridal
Hair + Makeup: Malorie Avaline
Florist: Amber Magee
Cake Bakery: Southern Sweet Cheeks Bakery