Jana and Jeff are the perfect example of why you should always just go with the flow on your wedding day…. with a huge thunderstorm threating their outdoor ceremony, the couple could have panicked, moved their ceremony inside, freaked out about where to do their photos, etc. But no, they just put their trust in us to figure everything out and we did! They ended up having the outdoor ceremony they wanted, still fit in a receiving line and as I’m sure you can agree by looking below STUNNING photographs (complimented by fun umbrellas and a beautiful misty background!)
Describe the vision/theme you had for your wedding in 5 words or less: Romantic, fun, with a tree-theme
What are you favorite memories of your wedding day?
Bride:Seeing Jeff at the end of the aisle – the emotion of that moment is something I will always cherish
Groom:Seeing how beautiful Jana was as she came around the corner and walked down the aisle. And seeing the day she had always dreamed of come true as she envisioned it.
Best wedding related decision:Obviously hiring HRM! Heather saved the day! When we got hit with a fairly hard burst of rain immediately following our ceremony, she re-arranged our whole schedule to ensure we got in our receiving line as well as all of the photos we were hoping for. She made it so much easier to enjoy those moments without any kind of worry.
Favourite detail: Jeff’s favorite detail was the boom of thunder that happened during the ceremony and the cigar bar, and my favorite detail was all of the signs and DIY projects that we made, it was amazing to see them all turn out so nicely!
Advice for future brides & grooms:Don’t be afraid of rain; it can create such memorable moments not only for you but also for your guests. Just go with the flow, your day passes by so fast!
Would you change anything if you could do it all over again?I wouldn’t have changed anything, but I would have liked to be able to spend more time with our guests. There’s never enough time to do everything though.
Best surprise of the day:Jeff’s reaction as I came down the aisle
VENDORS: Ceremony Location: Pine Knot Golf & Country Club | Reception Location Pine Knot Golf & Country Club | Officiant: Meghan Nicholls from St. James Anglican Church | Cake: Cindy Stuyt (Jeff’s Step-mother) | Dress: Allure Bridal, Sophie’s Gown Shoppe | Flowers/DecoratorFlowers – Forest of Flowers, Decorator – Occasions by Petals and Pots | Hair/MakeupHair by Roots to Ends Tranquility Spa, Make-up by Make-up By Brittany | DJ: Shawn Holroyd from Vanrock | Invitations/Stationary: Elegantly Enchanting
WEDDING SONGS: Processional: A Thousand Years covered by Jun Sung Ahn | Recessional: Cowboy Take Me Away by the Dixie Chicks | Entrance: Best Day of My Life by American Authors | First Dance: Then by Brad Paisley | Parent Dances: Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole for father-daughter dance / Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day for mother-son dance