A Classic Summer Wedding at Oswego Lake Country House in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Katie Schoen (28, in public relations) and Bryan Schoen (28, a product manager) went to the same junior high school, but didn’t get to know each other

Katie Schoen (28, in public relations) and Bryan Schoen (28, a product manager) went to the same junior high school, but didn’t get to know each other until they were reconnected through their mutual friends who were dating. The couple set Katie and Bryan up, and the rest was history. The couple chose booked their wedding at the Oswego Lake Country House. The ceremony took place on the 14th hole of the golf course, with a breathtaking view both Mt. Hood and Mt. Saint Helens, giving guests a beautiful backdrop to admire while enjoying the occasion. The cocktail hour was held on the clubhouse patio on the property, where guests were able to enjoy a plentiful amount of beer, wine and cocktails. Afterwards, the party was taken inside the clubhouse to have a night of steak and halibut dinner, endless dancing with a talented DJ and even a slideshow put together by the groom himself. “While you can plan the most perfect of perfect days, what makes a wedding special are the guests,” says Katie. “We were surrounded by people we love, as expressed by the wonderful speeches given by the father of the groom, the best men and matron of honor. Additionally, the slideshow prepared by the groom represented a good majority of the guests, and really showcased our relationship.”

The engagement ring, wedding ring and wedding band were displayed on top of a bright red flower.
Katie wore a pair of ivory open-toed shoes accented with crystals at the top, which were purchased from Nordstroms.
Katie wore an ivory elegant wedding dress, with a top layer of lace decorated with a belt.
Yellow and Green Succulent Boutonniere
The bride stood with her bridesmaids dressed in a variety of yellow dresses, each holding a colorful bouquet of flowers.
The groom and groomsmen all wore gray suits with yellow boutonnieres. Bryan was the only one wearing a colorful striped tie.
For the ceremony, the Oswego Lake Country House opened up the 14th hole on the golf course, which had an amazing mountain backdrop.
Bride and Groom First Kiss
The bride and groom stood with their wedding party, who were dressed in gray or yellow attire.
Couple Shot with Colorful Flowers
Intimate Moment Between Bride and Groom
At the reception venue, tables were dressed in white linens and were set with matching colored dinnerware. The middle of the table was decorated with colorful centerpieces made up of summer flowers.
White escort cards were bordered with red, and had a floral graphic in the upper left corner.
Reception Dining Table, Linens and Dinnerware
Yellow and red flower centerpieces decorated reception dining tables, filled with summer pickings of sunflowers, lilies and stock.
Vibrant, Colorful Floral Arrangement on Table
There were five weddings cakes that had either white or yellow icing, and the main two-tiered yellow wedding cake was decorated with sugar flowers.
Married Couple Reception First Dance