Suzanne & Jack in Glen Rose, TX
For Suzanne and Jack, Rough Creek Lodge was an intriguing dichotomy of elegance and rustic style. "Both of our fathers are hunters," says Suzanne, "and there was no question that this was the perfect place for our wedding."
The Bride Suzanne LaNier Tate, buyer with Neiman Marcus
The Groom John "Jack" William Patterson, human resources consultant
The Date July 6
The couple dated "on and off for four years," according to Suzanne, before Jack proposed by surprising her with roses, candles, and a big pile of wedding magazines. In the nine months that followed, Suzanne and her mom put together a wedding for 250 guests, mostly relying on the advice of recently married friends.
- Lisa Carse