Bride- Ashley Gillenwater
Groom- Jackie Elston
Ceremony location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Reception location: The Atrium
Honeymoon location: not taken yet
Wedding date: April 14, 2012
When did you first meet: We met in 2002.
Where did you first meet: At my Father’s restaurant.
When did you know you were going to marry him: When he stuck by me through good and bad. He was always there no matter what was going on in our lives.
How did he propose: He proposed on Christmas morning. He asked me while sitting on the couch. It was not planned for that moment, so he just winged it.
Favorite thing to do together: Spend time with our kids and watching movies.
THE WEDDING SCOOP:
Wedding colors: orange and pink (tangerine and watermelon)
Number of guests: 230
Number in wedding party: 23
Wedding style: Traditional Catholic wedding
Beauty style: Modern
Dress style: Mermaid
Most unique wedding personalization: The ‘E’ centerpiece
Something you did very different: We had our children first and then got married.
Something you did very traditional: We did not see each other before the ceremony.
Something you would do all over again: Have as many people as we did in wedding party including children they were amazing!
Something you would never do again: Not run behind on schedule on wedding day. It would have been great to be more prepared on the wedding dayL
Most memorable wedding moment: Walking down the aisle with everyone’s eyes gazing on meJ
Best wedding decision: The photographer, Joe with DeFabis Photography-amazing!; the Disc jockey – Travis rocked!; and the church, Sacred Heart – beautiful!
Best wedding overall advice: All the chaos and stress before the wedding was so worth it when we had the presence of all our family and friends coming and celebrating with us. Enjoy it!!!
WEDDING VENDOR LIST:
Ceremony-Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Dress- David’s Bridal
Shoes- David’s Bridal
Accessories- David’s Bridal/Target
Flowers- Coby Designs and Flowers by Brenda
Cake- One Eleven Bakery
Entertainment- Travis Bell – Disc jockey
Photographer- DeFabis Photography– Joe DeFabis- 3901 Kessler Boulevard North Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46228, (317) 291-8111
Many Thanks to our Bride of the Month, Ashley! Happily Ever After to you and Jackie!