Jake proposed to Gabrielle during a fall family photo session, with her five-year-old son Jackson at her side. “It was one of the best moments of my life.”
The two met on Facebook, having several mutual friends. “Jake kept liking a lot of my photos so I decided to send him a message to chat. The conversation was nice and he finally admitted he was going to message me that day, too. He asked me out for dinner and our first date was at Brewer’s Alley.”
125 guests were in attendance for their outdoor ceremony, including five bridesmaids and five groomsmen. Gabrielle’s son Jackson served as the ringbearer. Jacob’s grandfather handcrafted a nine-foot cross for the ceremony, which was wrapped in flowers and vines. “After Pastor Ron announced we were married, we walked away to Bruno Mars’, “Marry Me.”
The couple chose to go with a “romantic” theme for their color palette; marsala, burgundy, blush pink, creams, whites, and golds could be seen throughout their decor and florals.
When asked what her favorite part of the wedding was, Gabrielle couldn’t decide. “Everything turned out even more perfect than I could have ever imagined. I got to marry my best friend with my son by my side who got to be a part of it. Our families and close friends were there to celebrate with us as well.”
Gabrielle is a Research Remediation Analyst at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Jacob works at Service Glass Industries as an installation Foreman. They currently reside in Frederick.
First Dance: George Strait – Give It All We Got
Advice to Others: “Do not make your seating chart the night before your wedding!”
Venue: Walkers Overlook
Catering: Dutch’s Daughter
Photography: Amanda Summer Photography
Dress: TLC Bridal**
Florals: ABloom Ltd.**
Transportation: A Touch of Class**
Dessert: Ed’s Country Bakery
Entertainment: Wizer Productions