Event Feature | Sussli Martorano Wedding

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Rustic Elegance: Inside Katelyn and Ty’s Enchanting Wedding Day at The Heirloom at N. K. Hurst

In the heart of June, surrounded by the warm glow of summer, Katelyn Sussli and Ty Martorano celebrated their love in an enchanting ceremony at The Heirloom at N.K. Hurst in downtown Indianapolis. This beautiful venue served as the perfect backdrop for both their ceremony and reception, hosting over 180 guests who gathered to witness and partake in the joyous union.

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The day began in the onsite suites, where Katelyn and Ty, along with their wedding party, indulged in mimosas and champagne, setting a festive tone for the day ahead. As they prepared for the ceremony, laughter and anticipation filled the air, making for a memorable start to their special day.

The ceremony was a heartfelt affair, with every detail meticulously planned to reflect the couple’s unique style and love story. Adding a whimsical touch to the ceremony was the couple’s specialty champagne wall, where guests enjoyed a delightful Cotton Candy Champagne drink as they took their seat. 

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Following the vows, guests transitioned seamlessly into a lively cocktail reception. Here, they were treated to an array of exquisite passed hors d'oeuvres, expertly crafted by our award-winning Crystal Signature Events culinary team. The selection included Chicken and Waffles with Honey Sriracha, Bang Bang Shrimp Skewers with Pickled Cucumber, Fresh Berry and Mint Caprese Skewers with a Raspberry Balsamic Drizzle, and an assortment of Hummus Shooters. Each bite was a delightful burst of flavor, setting a high standard for the evening's culinary experiences. Specialty cocktails, such as the Mai Tai, Gin Rickey, and Dirty Shirley, were also available, adding a personal touch to the beverage offerings.

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The tablescape and decor were a harmonious blend of elegance and rustic charm, featuring a pre-set Farmhouse Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Ranch Dressing. Guests found their seats at a mix of round and farmhouse tables, draped in ivory cloth napkins and satin linens and table runners from A Classic Party Rental. The tables were adorned with votives and floral centerpieces provided by J & K Florist, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. A stunning wooden flower box hung above the head table, adding a touch of rustic elegance to the setting.

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Dinner was an adventure of flavors, presented through various food stations that catered to every palate. The Mac n Cheese station offered comforting choices like buffalo mac n cheese and four cheese mac n cheese, while the Street Taco Station featured flavorful al pastor pork and chipotle chicken tacos. The Slider Station was a crowd favorite, with options including sweet potato fries, garlic and parsley fries, chicken teriyaki sliders, and beef brisket sliders. The variety and quality of the dishes ensured that every guest left the table satisfied and impressed.

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Music and entertainment were provided by Howl 2 Go, whose lively performances kept the dance floor packed all night. The band's energy and talent created an unforgettable party atmosphere, with guests dancing and celebrating late into the evening. Capturing the magic of the day was Clay House Photography, whose stunning photos encapsulated the love, joy, and excitement that radiated throughout the event. Every smile, every tear, and every joyful moment was beautifully preserved in their images, providing Katelyn and Ty with cherished memories to look back on for years to come.

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Katelyn Sussli and Ty Martorano’s wedding at The Heirloom at N.K. Hurst was a celebration of love, family, and friendship, meticulously planned and flawlessly executed. From the elegant decor to the delectable food and the joyous atmosphere, every detail came together to create a day that was as unique and beautiful as the couple themselves.


Venue: The Heirloom at N.K. Hurst

Catering: Crystal Signature Events

Transportation: Antique Limousine

Florist: J & K Flower Co.

Photographer: Clay House Photography

Videographer: Emily Ann Film

Linens & Table Runners: A Classic Party Rental

Bakery: Beyond Belief Cakes

Band: Howl 2 Go