Janelle and Julian’s love story first began exchanging glances across the gym. Drawn together by each other’s magnetism, the initial conversations that followed only continued to bring them closer. It wouldn’t be long before the sparks of romance ignited the embers of love, burning brightly and guiding their way towards the path of happily ever after. During Janelle’s birthday, moments before stepping out of a plane into a skydiving excursion, Julian would forever seal their love with a ring – asking Janelle to spend the rest of their lives together as husband and wife…
Read all about Janelle & Julian in their classic country club wedding in Oregon.
Bride & Groom: Janelle & Julian
Occupations: Merchandiser & Program Manager
Wedding date: 7/15/2018
Wedding location: The Reserve Vineyard & Golf Course
Tell us how you met and all about the proposal. We met at the gym! For the proposal, we got engaged before we went skydiving for Janelle’s birthday!
What was the wedding shopping experience like for you? Honestly, it was pretty overwhelming with the amount of dress choices, but I had a phenomenal tailor that made my dress unique for me!
Wedding party gifts: The Bridesmaids got white Chuck Taylors and matching earrings. The Groomsmen got a customized box with a few things inside.
Gifts for each other: Being married to each other!
Ceremony entrance song: “A Thousand Years” (instrumental) by DQuest
First dance song: “Why I Love You” by Major.
What is your best memory from your wedding? So many great memories from the day! Some of our favorites include watching our nephews walk down the aisle, our first dance, and our sparkler exit!
What is the best wedding advice you can give to engaged couples? Two things: First, find a great coordinator to help you through the process. Cindy at Peachy Keen Coordination was the best! Second, don’t sweat the small details because no one will remember, including yourself because you will be so wrapped up in your special day!
Photographer: Deyla Huss Photography
Signage: Letters & Dust
Groomsman Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Hair Stylist: Powder Inc
Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
Dress Store: The White Dress Portland
Other: Bowerbird Events
Floral Designer: Bella Bloom
Cinema and Video: NW Film Co
Event Venue: The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club
Event Planner: Peachy Keen Coordination by Cindy Lindsley
Ring Designer: Joe Kassab Jewelers