NAMES Danielle De Marco & Khaatim Smith LIVE IN Southeast Portland OCCUPATIONS She’s a wedding planner; he’s a digital developer. HOW THEY MET On a night out at Dig a Pony in Southeast Portland HOW THEY GOT ENGAGED He proposed the night after the anniversary of their first date to be sure it was a surprise. BACHELORETTE PARTY Scottsdale, Arizona BACHELOR PARTY Las Vegas REHEARSAL DINNER Tacos from Taco Peddler and margaritas on a friend’s rooftop patio WEATHER Spring sunshine all day long NUMBER OF GUESTS 130 COLORS Shades of pink THEME French industrial FLOWERS Giant peonies in shades of pink, coral, and fuchsia, and garden roses with eucalyptus and Italian ruscus DIY HIGHLIGHTS Invitations and advice cards for the newlyweds created by the bride’s brother MENU Burgers and fries; watermelon, mint, and feta skewers; fried macaroni and cheese DRINKS Coopers Hall rosé DESSERT Coco Donuts and a small cutting cake from Kyra’s Bake Shop FIRST DANCE SONG “Things We Do for Love” by Charles Bradley FAVORITE DETAILS The photo booth, having a 1959 Cadillac drive them from the ceremony to the reception, and having the groom’s father, a Baptist preacher, perform the ceremony ADVICE FOR OTHER COUPLES Don’t DIY. It adds a lot of additional stress, and hiring a professional is worth it. THE DAY IN THREE WORDS Seasonal, carefree, love-soaked HONEYMOON The Grand Hyatt, Kauai

LOCAL VENDOR LIST

CEREMONY Oaks Pioneer Church

WEDDING PLANNER Vanity Affair Events

RECEPTION & CATERING Coopers Hall

OFFICIANT Luther Smith

PHOTOGRAPHY Robby Cavanaugh Photography

PHOTO BOOTH Happymatic

VIDEOGRAPHY J&M Media

DESSERTS Coco Donuts; Kyra’s Bake Shop

FLOWERS Swoon Florals

DJ DJ Greg

GOWN Jenny Yoo, The English Dept

BELT The English Dept

GROOM’S FORMAL WEAR Collier

BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES Ann Taylor

RINGS LaRog Jewelers

MAKEUP Bridget Mahoney

HAIR Swept Away Hair Design

TRANSPORTATION Matthews Memory Lane Motors

HOTEL FOR GUESTS Sentinel

REGISTRY Crate & Barrel, Macy’s, and West Elm