Real Richmond Wedding | Rory and Jesse at The Boathouse

Rory + Jesse
September 25, 2022

Two tattoo artists fell in love, and the rest is history…. well, not quite! This sweet couple met when Rory walked into Hold it Down- RVA to get a tattoo!

After laughs, serious connections, and lots of nerves, Jesse decided it was time to ask Rory to spend forever with him! While the two were spending an afternoon at home, Jesse popped the question right as Rory turned around. Jesse said that he was SO nervous, but this intimate proposal fit them perfectly!

Rory and Jesse not only share a love for tattoos but also PUPS! The main focus for their big day was having their fur babies present through the ceremony and reception.  They went on the hunt for a venue that would accommodate their dreams and went from there! With gorgeous views and DIY arrangements, this made for the most memorable intimate moment.

While the entire day was beautiful, this couple’s favorite part was actually the END! They were finally able to take a second to breathe and relax while family helped them wrap up! Since their, “I Do’s”, Rory and Jesse have moved into their first home and have a baby on the way!


Further Credits

Photography : True Story Wedding Photography | Officiant: Brad Robins | Ceremony Music: Jennifer Johnson | Gown Designer: Maggie Sottero | Salon/Alterations: Caryn’s Bridals | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Hair/Makeup: K & K Bridal Collective, Kailey + Katelyn | Jeweler: Nine Roses Jewelers | Formalwear: Eljo’s Traditonal Clothes | Stationery: Shutterfly | DJ/Band/Musicians: Phil Sheridan (family friend) | Cake/Sweets: Incredible Edibles Bakery | Decor/Floral Arrangements: Petal Stand

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