NAMES Nicole Hutchinson and Nicolas Bellingham LIVE IN Beaverton OCCUPATIONS She’s a listing coordinator and marketing manager; he’s a marketing manager. HOW THEY MET Working together at Xbox HOW THEY GOT ENGAGED Nicolas took Nicole to their favorite places to window shop and then proposed in the same spot where they’d lit off fireworks for 4th of July together right before they began dating. REHEARSAL DINNER McMenamins Old Church & Pub in Wilsonville NUMBER OF GUESTS 150 COLORS Purple, black, white/silver THEME Harry Potter FLOWERS Book page-based bouquets and boutonnieres DIY HIGHLIGHTS Flying keys and golden snitches MENU Plated dinner with a choice of beef Wellington, pork, or a vegetarian option DRINKS Two signature cocktails, as well as alcoholic “butterbeer” and a full bar DESSERT Red velvet cutting cake, chocolate fondue fountain, and a Honeydukes-themed dessert display WEDDING DAY WEATHER Sunny and warm FIRST DANCE SONG “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney FAVORITE DETAIL All of the little touches their wedding planner, Bridal Bliss, came up with that infused the Harry Potter theme into every detail of the day ADVICE FOR OTHER COUPLES Make sure the catering crew can accommodate serving plated meals in a timely manner. Never sign a contract before bringing a wedding planner on board to review them with you first. IF THEY HAD IT TO DO OVER Extend the reception by another hour THE DAY IN THREE WORDS Fun, magical, whimsical HONEYMOON Disneyland

LOCAL VENDOR LIST

CEREMONY, RECEPTION & CATERING The Aerie at Eagle Landing

RENTALS Barclay Event Rentals, Something Borrowed, Classic Vintage Rentals

WEDDING PLANNER Bridal Bliss

OFFICIANT Melissa Coe

PHOTOGRAPHY Andrea Zajonc

PHOTO BOOTH Chad Dowling/White Tower Productions

VIDEOGRAPHY We Are Moving Pictures

FLOWERS Blum Floral Design

DESSERTS Dream Cakes, JaCiva’s

DJ DJ Dave Efaw

GOWNS The White Dress

ALTERATIONS Alterations Unlimited

MAKEUP Megan Tucker, Divine Complexions

HAIR Heather Davison

GROOM’S FORMAL WEAR Menguin

BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES David’s Bridal

GROOMSMEN’S ATTIRE Menguin

RINGS Shane Company

TRANSPORTATION Lucky Limousine

REHEARSAL DINNER McMenamins Old Church & Pub

PAPER GOODS Crave Design

REGISTRY Crate & Barrel, Honeyfund

CHILDCARE NW Nanny

CIGARS Broadway Cigars

WANDS Gracie Belle Magic