You may remember Jackie & Shane from their sweet New York City engagement shoot. But we fell more in love with their wooded lodge wedding at Lydia Mountain in Virginia. These two are so dear to us, we've loved every minute since we met them. They're the type of people who get nachos with you after their engagement shoot, open their Airbnb to you whenever you're in town & send you puppy toys when you bring home your new addition. And yes, all of that did happen. This is the story of their wedding & we were so honored to tell it. We asked them a few questions to give their photos a deeper story:

We met at a high school graduation party. There is a picture of us from 2009 sitting next to each other and laughing.

Shane proposed to me during a river cruise in Paris. We passed under a bridge where you are supposed to close your eyes and make a wish. When I opened my eyes, Shane was there with an engagement ring.

We wanted to see the people we love and to all have a great time together. We like to plan cabin weekends with our friends and family, so we made our wedding a cabin weekend. Family, friends, fresh air and the mountains, and of course a big party.

The ceremony was the highlight of the day for us. To have everyone there loving and supporting us as we started our life as a married couple felt more special than I can describe. I also really liked the first dance. We took dance lessons for our first dance and we had a lot of fun doing what we had practiced.

With your wedding, you don’t really need to do anything but get married. People will give lots of well intentioned advice. In the end, focus on what’s important to you. The week leading up to the wedding there were a lot of decisions still up in the air. Someone told me, if you haven’t planned this by now its probably not very important to you and that’s ok. Don’t sweat the details. This was great advice.

Cupcakes and cookie favors: Buttercream Dreams

Day of coordination: Bella Giornata Events

Catering: Country Lane Catering

Venue: Lydia Mountain Lodge

Makeup: Kaylan Chisholm

Hair: Lauren Lucado

Dress: BHLDN

Suits: Menguin

My mom and our family friend Oiy Moebus designed the flowers and decorations.

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