Jennae Bedgood & Ben Ruehrdanz

Gorgeous Greenhouse Ceremony


Married

Oct 14, 2017
Grand Rapids , Michigan


Photo Credit

Christina Leskovar Photography


Style Guide


Color Palette



Style

Bohemian, Whimsical


Season

Fall





The Proposal

At first, Ben didn’t propose. As we started planning our future together, we realized we wanted to get married. So, we just decided to get married! We started the plans to get a ring made and told our parents and family and friends the news. But then, when our ring was finished, Ben got down on one knee right in the jewelers’ shop and asked me to marry him on the spot. It was adorable.

 



In Preparation

My wonderful, beautiful mother helped a lot with the preparations. She was basically my wedding planner. Her attention to detail and passion to please made the day a complete success and the months leading up to it as stress-free as possible. She handled all of the logistics and took care to ask Ben and I our desires and expectations, ensuring us that we would have the day just the way we wanted. Ben and I are extremely thankful for her help and love.



The Big Day

It was such a fun day. Every aspect exceeded our expectations. The day was filled with family, dear friends and a lot of rain. It poured absolutely all day. It was hilarious trying to get me into and out of a car in my dress and rain boots. The rain added a sense of coziness while we were all in the greenhouse for the ceremony. And the lighting was perfect for photos. The food was delicious, the our extraordinary Mistress of Ceremony completely took charge of the day allowing my mother, Ben and I to totally relax and have a good time. The bliss we felt that day was perfectly captured by Christina’s photography.



The Retreat

We haven’t gone on a honeymoon yet. I was right in the middle of a busy semester at Grand Valley State University when we got married. Ben and I felt we didn’t need to go right away anyway. The honeymoon for us was always met with an “if we get to it” kind of attitude. We are planning something for after I graduate though. Either New Zealand or Sweden!



 

Contributing Vendors

VENUE

Downtown Market GR

INVITATIONS

The American Wedding

CATERER

Vault Catering

CAKE

Smutz Girls Sweet Shoppe

DJ

Jeffrey Schildroth DJ

RINGS

Metal Art Studio

FLORIST

Blissful Blossoms

GOWN

Renee Austin Wedding

PHOTOGRAPHER

Christina Leskovar Photography

BRIDESMAIDS DRESS

David’s Bridal

SUITS

Men’s Wearhouse

HAIR

A Davis Brown Salon

 

 

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