Real Wedding: Jennifer Sullivan and Jerry Riener

August 20, 2011


Names Jennifer Sullivan and Jerry Riener Live in Phinney Ridge Occupations She’s a reporter at the Seattle Times; he’s the owner and winemaker at Guardian Cellars and a sergeant for the Lynnwood Police Department Their approach to wedding planning They started planning together, but after they fell in love with the perfect venue Jennifer took over completely, which made Jerry very happy Wedding-day weather Sunny, bright, and shockingly warm Wedding time 5 Number of guests 144 Wedding budget They have no clue how much they spent Wedding theme Wine, food, and love: the most delicious elements of summer in Seattle, their favorite Woodinville wines, and their families and friends Colors Shades of pink and gray, as well as ivory, deep raspberry, and rose gold Processional song A cellist played an instrumental version of “No One’s Gonna Love You” by Seattle’s Band of Horses Favorite ceremony moment When he surprised her with the wedding band she’d been dreaming of Favorite reception menu items She loved the Brave Horse Tavern soft pretzel nugget appetizers; he loved the corn bread puddingand everyone loved it when the Dick’s burgers and bubbly came out at 10:30 Favors for guests Half bottles of Guardian’s 2009 Gun Metal, a Bordeaux blend First dance song “Dream a Little Dream of Me” by the Mamas and the Papas If they knew then what they know now They wouldn’t have spent so many months worrying about making other people happy The day in three words Romantic, joyful, relaxed Honeymoon Tofino, British Columbia

Videography: Blake Pedersen Videography

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Local Vendor list

Wedding Consultant Sugarcomb Event Design
Ceremony, Reception, and Catering Palace Ballroom
Officiant King County Superior Court Judge Michael Hayden
Photography Barbara Kinney Photography
Videography Blake Pedersen Videography
Flowers Finch and Thistle Event Design
Printed Matter Hum Creative
Calligraphy Letters by Ellen
Cake People’s Cake
Ceremony Music Phillip Peterson
Reception Music DJ D’Lemma
Photobooth 321 Foto
Rings LT Denny, the Jewelry Source
Ceremony gown, veil, and accessories Luly Yang
Reception gown Calla Bridal
Hair and makeup Gene Juarez
Grooming Valentine’s Men’s Grooming Salon
Groom’s Formal Wear Paul Smith from Barneys New York
Rehearsal Dinner Golden Gardens Bathhouse
Rehearsal Dinner Catering Veraci Pizza
Hotel for Guests Hotel Ändra, Hotel Sierra
Rentals BBJ Linen, Glassybaby, Pedersen’sVintage Ambiance
Registry Williams-Sonoma, Tiffany & CoCrate & Barrel