Ashley & Tyler’s Traditional Spokane Wedding

Tyler and Ashley both grew up in Coeur d’Alene but they didn’t meet until they were in high school. Six years later Tyler was proposing to Ashley at the very Mexican restaurant they had their first date. The couple got married in the summer of 2016 with a traditional Spokane wedding. Babies breathe and purple carnation flowers covered the aisles as they said their ‘I do’s’. Tyler and Ashley danced the night away on a beautiful summer’s night to remember.

Photos courtesy of Through Stories.

Get to Know Tyler + Ashley

Tyler: maintenance tech/handy man for a hospital. Ashley: payroll at a construction company.

How you met?
High school, we were friends for a few years first.

Both born and raised in Coeur d’Alene.

First impressions?
Ashley: I thought he was all mysterious and quiet . Tyler: I was like woah, who is that girl?

First real date?
Toro Viejo because Mexican is my favorite.

Proposal in brief?
Toro Viejo since that was our first date 6 years ago, he got too nervous to wait so he dropped down on one knee in the middle of the parking lot. Everyone inside saw everything anyways.

Favorite ceremony moment?
Walking back down the aisle hand in hand with the biggest smiles.

Favorite reception moment?
Dancing the night away with some of our favorite people.

Wedding theme?
No theme really.

Wedding Dessert?
Tyler’s aunt made the most beautiful cake.

First dance song?
Yours – Russell Dickerson.

Touching speeches?
A couple really close friends jumped up even though they didn’t have to (and were nervous to) and said some very meaningful things. Reminded us how loved and supported we are.

We definitely spent more than we planned, especially on dinner and the dress.

Day in three words?
Beautiful, happy and crazy.

Wedding time?
4 P.M.

Number of guests? 
Not sure how many showed up but we had 115 RSVPs.

Dark purple and dark grey.

Flowers or centerpieces?
Babies breath in mason jars on wood chargers for centerpieces, purple carnations and babies breath for bouquets and other flowers.

Favors for guests?

Advice to other couples?
It all goes by so quickly, try to slow down and enjoy it.

Nontraditional & Traditional elements?
Fairly traditional, nothing out of the ordinary.

Wedding day weather?
Perfect summer day.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Vendors list:

Photography:  Through Stories click here.

Florals: Rosaures Florals. To learn more click here.

Officiant Services: Lake City Church. To learn more click here.

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