High School Sweethearts to Forever at Carlsbad Windmill by Wedgewood Weddings with Ilyssa and Adrian

Adrian and Ilyssa’s love story began at a youth group camp in high school, where they started as friends but quickly blossomed into high school sweetheart love during their Senior Year. Fast forward to their wedding day at Carlsbad Windmill by Wedgewood Weddings, and it was nothing short of a beautiful celebration surrounded by their closest family and friends.

Adrian fondly reflects, “Ilyssa brings out the best in me, especially when I’m in the worst positions. She is patient, teaching me how to love others and myself, and to give myself grace. She balances me out. And, let’s be honest, it helps that she has a nice body ;)”

Ilyssa reciprocates the love, expressing, “I love that he lets me be me – encourages me to be the best version of myself and loves me through it all, even when I take him outside of his comfort zone. He balances me out! He’s my biggest cheerleader and believes in me when I don’t believe in myself.”

Their special day was filled with the personal touch of the bride’s mother, who took on the role of creating all the floral arrangements for the occasion. The venue, Carlsbad Windmill, provided a picturesque backdrop for their love-filled day.

As the night unfolded, Adrian and Ilyssa stole a quiet moment beneath the iconic Carlsbad Windmill for a sweet kiss, symbolizing the beginning of their next chapter as Husband and Wife. Surrounded by love, laughter, and the warmth of their community, the newlyweds embarked on a journey filled with unwavering support, mutual growth, and a love that only deepens with time. Cheers to Adrian and Ilyssa as they navigate this beautiful adventure of marriage together!

Photographed by Jenna and Sean

Vendors of the Day

Venue: Carlsbad Windmill by Wedgewood Weddings

Coordinator: Aficial Events

Videographer: Scenemotion

Photography: KLV Photography

Florals: Fancy Florals

DJ/Band: Suite and Tie Group

Hair and Makeup: Jessica Cerna Hair / Artistry by Brianna

Boba Bar: Teaspoon

Dessert Bar: Cute Cakes