I am so thrilled to share Gabi and Jack’s wedding with you today! Gabi holds a special place in my heart, she was a marketing intern for over a year at BravoBride and then our guest bride blogger. You can learn about her adventures in wedding planning here. Read about their beautiful day as told by Gabi and take a look at their amazing photos captured by Jessica Hannon Photography. Enjoy!
Our ceremony was held at my childhood church and our reception took place on my family’s property. I couldn’t have asked for a better location to start my life with the man that I love than the place where I grew up. We rented a big tent, hired a blue grass band and set out yard games for everyone to play. Jack and I wanted everyone to be comfortable and to have fun, and that is exactly what happened.
Earlier this year, I wrote an post about why we hired a wedding planner… and I am so happy we did! Our wedding planners worked closely with us to make sure everything looked the way we wanted it to look and to make sure we were stress free the day-of. On terms of how we wanted the reception to look, our planners blew us away! They achieved a rustic-chic atmosphere by incorporating old wheels, windows and doors from my family’s barn (as mentioned in my previous blog post) and mixing it with vintage items they brought on their own. I couldn’t have imagined anything better for our wedding.
They worked my dad and brothers to tie trees up against the big tent poles, created beautiful bouquets and boutonnières for our entire wedding party and managed the entire day so we didn’t have to worry about anything. The Bliss Life truly made our lives bliss for that entire day.
Overall, we just have so many people to thank for making our day amazing. Our photographers caught such precious moments and made us feel completely comfortable while they were shooting us, the bands that played (The East Hill Blue Grass Band and Jack’s brother’s band) were spectacular and the support that we got from our families… well, I am just speechless. I couldn’t be more proud and honored to have my family and to have joined Jack’s. I wish the amount of joy and love that I experienced on my wedding day to every bride-to-be out there.
Thank you Gabi and Jack for sharing your beautiful day with us!
Gabi and Jack’s Wedding Vendors
Wedding Planner – The Bliss Life
Photography – Jessica Hannon Photography
Catering – Larson Catering
Limo/ Bus – Night Life Limousine
Grooms Dinner Location – The Spicer Castel Inn
Church – Redeemer Lutheran
Bridesmaid’s Dresses – Nordstrom
Bride’s Dress – Flutter Boutique
Groom & Groomsmen Tux – Men’s Warehouse
Beverages – West Side Liquors
Wedding Rings – LJS Design
Music – East Hill Blue Grass Band
Hair – Alison Warne
Makeup – Liz Marcus
Tent & Chair Rental – South Central Tent Rental
Cake – Jeri Mack from Objects & Subjects
Popcorn Machine – Fiesta Time Party Rentals