Julianne Hough is now a married woman. The "Dancing with the Stars" judge married her longtime love NHL star Brooks Laich on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The 29-year old bride and the 34-year-old groom tied the knot during an outdoor wedding in front of about 200 guests near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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The wedding

Since Julianne and Brooks are adventurous and love nature, they both wanted an outdoor wedding to represents their lifestyle. Julianne also wanted a wedding that she could hold up her #10 paddle with approval. Even though the official ceremony was not until Saturday evening, the activities started on Thursday when guests began arriving at the Blackwell Hotel for a welcome dinner. Friday was a relaxing day at the lake on the property at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich married in an outdoor wedding [Image: YouTube screen shot]
Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich married in an outdoor wedding [Image: YouTube screen shot]

The main event took place on Saturday evening at the outdoor ceremony where guests sat on wooden pews surrounded by flower boxes filled with roses and tulips.

Wedding party

Julianne was a gorgeous bride in a Marchesa gown that fit her slim body. Brooks looked handsome in a Brooks Brothers tuxedo. Julianne's father, Bruce Hough, was proud to walk his daughter down the aisle, and Julianne's older brother, Derek Hough, was one of the groomsmen. The couple's two behaved dogs, Harley and Lexi, wore flowered collars as did a wonderful job being ring bearers. "Dancing With The Stars" pro and a very dear friend of the family, Mark Ballas, was there along with his wife.

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Reception

Following the beautiful ceremony, the wedding party and guests enjoyed a reception for the couple. They dined on foods that went along with an outdoor wedding that included charcoal braised short ribs.

Julianne shared with People magazine in an earlier interview the type of wedding she wanted. It seems that she was pleased and had the wedding of her dreams. More details about the wedding and close up photos of the three-day wedding are included in the new issue of People magazine that will be on newsstands on Wednesday, July 12.

Make sure you pick up a copy to read about Julianne and Brooks' journey to the altar and how they are planning their future together.

There were seven engaged people on "Dancing with the Stars." Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy also got married on July 8. Their wedding was in Long Island, New York. Host Erin Andrews got married on June 24 in Montana. Still engaged are pros Emma Slater and Sasha Farber as well as judge Carrie Ann Inaba.

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