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A Rustic Country Wedding in Vermilion, Alberta


Layne and Jeffrey’s journey to the altar began in 5th grade. The two attended different elementary schools, which were separated by an outdoor track. One fateful day, Layne crossed the track to meet up with some friends on the other side, and she was introduced to Jeffrey. “That was the day we became friends, which turned into best friends, which grew into a relationship,” Layne shares. For their wedding, this country couple planned a rustic celebration that was true to their roots. “The country theme seemed natural, and it suited our laid-back personalities,” Layne explains. Finding the perfect location for their ceremony was just as easy. The two said “I do” at Layne’s parents’ house, beneath a custom-made willow arch. “It was amazing to be able to create such a special memory at the home I grew up in,” Layne reflects.

Layne Snelgrove and Jeffrey Wight, September 29, 2012, Vermilion, Alberta.

Photography courtesy of Radelle Jensen of Eternal Reflections Photography.

Ceremony location: Private home in Vermilion, Alberta
Reception location: Vermilion Regional Centre
Bridal gown: Alfred Angelo from The Bridal House
Bridal party attire: Bill Levkoff from Wedding World Edmonton
Groomsmen tux: Derk’s from Craig’s Vermilion,  780-853-5895
Groom’s tuxDerk’s from Craig’s Vermilion (780-853-5895) tie and pocket square from Le Chateau
Caterer: Colleen Hozack of Colleen’s Catering
Favours: Jam made by the mother of the groom. Jars bought at Wal-Mart fabric bought at Fabricland, ribbon bought at Michael’s, labels ordered from My Own Labels
Wedding planner: Kristi-Lynn LaBoucane of Kristi-Lynn Event Planning
Music: Brett Marin
Hair: Jillian Bowtell and Melissa Cusack
Makeup: Amy Charter of A+ Makeup (780-227-2216)
Flowers: Lakeland Country Florists
Stationery: Yeri Yun of Yeri Yun Designs

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