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Real Wedding: Ashleigh Strother & Corey Flerchinger

Lakeside Luxe | September 13, 2014 | Yasmin Khajavi Photography

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NAMES Ashleigh Strother and Corey Flerchinger LIVE IN Clarkston, Washington OCCUPATIONS She’s an ICU nurse; he’s VP at an electrical construction firm HOW THEY MET Out with mutual friends in Scottsdale, Arizona—Corey moved to Washington six months prior but was back for a visit HOW THEY GOT ENGAGED While exploring Angel Island by bike on Ashleigh’s surprise birthday getaway to San Francisco, Corey got down on one knee and asked her to continue their adventures as his wife WHY LAKE OSWEGO A Portland native, Ashleigh always thought the lakeside setting would be beautiful for a wedding NUMBER OF GUESTS 200 COLORS Silver, gold, black, and white THEME Fresh, clean, classic FLOWERS Lush, romantic white blooms with pops of green DIY HIGHLIGHT The couple associated each table number/letter with a special story about themselves—guests received a little note to fill them in on the secret. The pair also wrote each loved one a personal note of thanks. MENU A mostly paleo extravaganza with roasted beets and asparagus, sweet potato mash, and skewers of steak, chicken, salmon, pork, and shrimp, plus his-and-hers signature drinks DESSERT Crème brûlée (Ashleigh’s favorite), a candy buffet, and a little carrot cutting cake FIRST DANCE SONG Ray LaMontagne’s “Hold You in My Arms” FAVORITE DETAILS Their wedding bands, which were made from the wedding ring of Ashleigh’s late father, and the paisley lining in Corey’s custom tuxedo—an homage to the pink paisley tux his father wore to his own wedding IF THEY HAD IT TO DO OVER They’d cut back on table décor and hire a videographer for the rehearsal dinner THE DAY IN THREE WORDS Romantic, timeless, happy HONEYMOON Paris and the Amalfi coast

Vendor List


RECEPTION & CATERING Stickmen Brewing Company
RENTALS Barclay Event Rentals
WEDDING PLANNER Jessica Church with Bash! Weddings and Events
PHOTOGRAPHY Yasmin Khajavi Photography
VIDEOGRAPHY & PHOTO BOOTH Blue Bus Creatives
FLOWERS Form + Line
CAKE Beaverton Bakery
DJ Soundz Live! Mobile DJ Entertainment
GOWN BHLDN
ALTERATIONS August Veils
EARRINGS Givenchy
GROOM’S FORMAL WEAR Duchess, Clothier
BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES Vera Wang from David’s Bridal
RINGS DeTray Jewelry Co in Clarkston, Washington
HAIR & MAKEUP AJ’s Hair Design & Makeup
TRANSPORTATION Double Decker PDX
REHEARSAL DINNER CATERING GP Catering
HOTEL FOR GUESTS Lakeshore Inn
PAPER GOODS Flora Fauna Designs, Idaho-based Printcraft Printing, Stevens Integrated Solutions
REGISTRY Crate & Barrel, Restoration HardwareWilliams-Sonoma

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