Real Wedding: Amy Sommer and Jeri Andrews

August 12, 2011


Names Amy Sommer and Jeri Andrews Live in Magnolia Occupations Amy owns a Pilates business; Jeri is in sales for a financial services firm Their approach to planning Amy planned the whole thing and loved every minute of it Wedding-day weather Perfect, sunny, 75 Wedding time 7 Number of guests 60 Wedding budget They didn’t stick to it—even with a small guest list and a Friday-night event Wedding theme Romantic backyard garden, inspired by the year they lived in Europe How they made the day their own Yoga together on their rooftop deck; it was spectacular, the moments of peace together before the busy day were a true gift Reception menu Six courses of local and seasonal bounty including sliced beet and heirloom tomato salad with cumin, coriander, and walnut dressing; charcuterie and figs; eggplant with goat cheese and pine nuts; tuna and salmon salad with fresh dill; quail roasted in the outdoor brick oven and served atop a chanterelle mushroom salad First dance song “It’s You” by Jes Hudak and Melissa Rapp Unexpected reception moment A dear friend of Amy’s brought out her favorite childhood dessert—homemade white icing on club crackers—to serve with the cake Favors for guests The Corson Building provided them with handmade apricot preserves How the wedding was different than they thought it would be They were more relaxed, more present, and more happy than they could have dreamed The day in three words Gratitude, love, joy Honeymoon A staycation in their beautiful home

Amy + Jeri from Aaron Horton on Vimeo.

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Local Vendor list

Ceremony, Reception, and Catering The Corson Building
Officiant Annemarie Juhlian
Photography Michèle M. Waite Photography
Videography Aaron Horton Productions
Flowers McKenzie Powell Designs
Dessert Bakery Nouveau
Ceremony and Reception Music Seattle String Quartet
Rings Todd Reed from Twist
Gown, separates, veil, and accessories Cicada
Hair and makeup Gene Juarez
Jenniferlyn Chiemingo from Hauteyoga Queen Anne
Hotel for Guests The Sorrento