Real Wedding: Rozlyn Goff & Kevin Emsley

Family Ties | 8.23.2014 | Photography by Alante Photography


Names Rozlyn Goff and Kevin Emsley Live in Woodinville How they met, where initial conversations revealed that Goff’s parents were in the process of buying Emsley’s parents’ house. They decided to get married in that house, which is now a permanent wedding venue A date they’ll always remember Their first date—when they met in person for the first time—lasted until the restaurant closed How he proposed After seeing the Nutcracker together, Kevin got down on one knee as music was playing next to the International Fountain covered in Christmas lights First vendor hired Wedding planner Wedding time 5 Wedding weather Sunny Number of guests 175 Splurged/saved They went all out on the dress and flowers, and saved on the at-home venue and sheet cake Wedding theme A tribute to the local wine industry Wedding colors White with green floral accents Favorite ceremony moment Walking back down the aisle together Flowers White orchids accented with ferns and moss Reception menu Peach and tomato salad, thyme chicken breast, citrus-rubbed wild Pacific salmon, sautéed haricots verts, and wild rice pilaf Favorite part of the menu The appetizers First dance song Ilene Wood’s “So This Is Love” Wedding cake A sparkling, three-tiered buttercream-frosted cake topped with white orchids, along with sheets of classic white cake with lemon and coconut mousse, and an almond sponge cake with caramel mousse and poached pears Favors Almond and pistachio macarons If they knew then what they know now Don’t forget to eat The day in three words Beautiful, fun, perfect Honeymoon Bali and Napa Valley

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Reception Venue Vintner’s Door

Officiant Reverend Mary Calhoun

Wedding Consultant Jacky Grotle with Event Success

Photographer and Photo Booth Alante Photography

Videography Blue Cake Films

Invitations Paper Fling

Flowers Woodland Flowers

Rings Marci Jewelry

Hair and Makeup Kathy Evans Beauty Studio

Bridesmaid Dresses Nordstrom

Formal Wear for Groom J Hilburn

Formal Wear for Groomsmen The Tux Shop in Redmond

Caterer Herban Feast

Cake Tallant House

Wine Alleromb

Music Emmanuel del Casal of Smooth Groove Productions and DJ Ben with Seattle Parties

Rentals ABC Special Event Rentals by Cort and La Tavola Fine Linen Rentals

Hotel for Guests Heathman Hotel in Kirkland and Willows Lodge in Woodinville

Transportation Butler Seattle

Rehearsal Dinner Pompeii Wood Fired Pizza