Megan contacted us a few months ago and asked if we would do her Biltmore engagement session with the recently installed Chihuly exhibit. Now, we have shot at Biltmore more times than I can count but I had no idea what this exhibit was all about! We were pleasantly surprised that there were indeed a lot of pieces around the house and gardens. And since I love color so so much I was creatively inspired by the pieces of art.
Can I also just say that this couple has super duper amazing chemistry?!?! They were afraid they were going to feel and look awkward in the photos but their natural love for each other SHOWED so very well. I might have given them a little posing direction and they created the moments 😉
Along the path up from the gardens we saw this Biltmore guest. 😉
Congrats Megan and Michael! Many blessings to you as you move forward with planning your big day!
Jill and Anthony’s Grove Park Inn Wedding was spectacular! Had Jill and Anthony gotten married at 6:00pm instead of 5:30pm their wedding on the Mountain View Terrace would have been a complete wash out! However, the rain held and their day was simply perfect.
Beautiful (AND I MEAN BEAUTIFUL) couple!
Amazing location and venue.
Fantastic Planners and Wedding Professionals.
“Drop the mic great” BAND.
A super party with super people.
What more can I say! I will let the photos do the rest of the talking! 🙂
The beauty of the mountains, even on cloudy days!
Studio Flora Diva’s craftsmanship!
ill’s little grandma watching her daughter get ready!
I mean they could be models! Kristen with Blush Asheville and Salon Zhenya did a fantastic job on Jill’s makeup and hair!
Jill’s brother has triplet 3 year olds. Here they are playing ring around the roses with their grandmother.
Triplet flower girls for the win!
Ring bearer and his dad.
Michael with Asheville Marriages did a great job with the service!
Flower girl moments.
After the quick rain shower we hoped back out for some quick photos around GPI.
Their reception was at the new Seely Pavilion at the Omni Grove Park Inn. This place is simply stunning!
I mean who does not want a Duck Donut wall at their wedding? Nicole and Ian with Verge Event’s had that made especially for this event!
First dance chemistry!
These are a few of our favorite moments from the reception! Jill and Anthony’s welcome speech brought some awesome laughs. Anthony actually toasted himself and Jill. 🙂 The second photo is Verge events going the extra mile to help Jill with her shoes, and the third photo is of those amazing triplet flower girls and the ring bearer, their big brother!
Toast time brought much laughter and a few tears.
Cake cutting and donut sharing time.
At one point I just had to stop taking photos and watch the band Royal Suits perform! They were incredible to hear and see perform!
Ian with Verge Event’s went the extra mile and got Jill and Anthony’s dog from their room for a real quick photo opt.
Cheers to this happy couple!
Shout out to these professionals that made this day amazing!
Wedding coordinator -Nicole Riley with Verge Events (With help from Abby and Ian!)
Venue coordinator – Annie Flettrich with Omni Grove Park Inn
Dress Designer – Monique Lhuillier
Where you purchased your dress – Anne Gregory For The Bride (Pittsburgh, PA)
Makeup artist and professional champagne bottle opener :)- Kristen Davis with Blush Asheville
Hair designer – Salon Zhenya
Floral designer – Studio Flora Diva
Caterer – GPI
DJ or Band – Royal Suits (Booked through Ellie at East Coast Entertainment)
Officiant – Mike DeSario with Asheville Marriages
Cake designer – GPI
So excited to finally get to share these amazing images with you! Caitlin was married last Saturday so the secret on her attire is out! I was so happy to have some extra time to photograph this beauty’s Asheville bridal session in April!
Caitlin is not only drop dead gorgeous but she has the sweetest disposition and her smile lights up the world. (Everyone thinks so.) 🙂
Shout out to Flawless for the hair and makeup as well as Hardin’s Gardens for the floral! You guys nailed it.
Dress Designer – Casablanca
Where you purchased your dress – Jo Lin’s Bridal of Irmo, SC
Makeup artist – Brittney Rice at Flawless Asheville Airbrush Makeup + Hair Design
Hair designer – Haley at Flawless Asheville Airbrush Makeup + Hair Design
Floral designer – Frank Hardin at Hardin’s Gardens