On this dreadfully cold day I love looking back at the Asheville wedding of Ariana and Matt. Their wedding was my last wedding of 2013, and one day after my own 10 year anniversary. That is significant because Matt and Ariana had their reception at my very own reception site, On Broadway run by Celine and Company Catering. It felt like a homecoming for me! Ariana had a beautiful DIY vintage feel to her wedding. Multi color ribbons hung in a square over the dance floor making it feel like its own space. Before we got to the reception though I joined Ariana, Matt, friends, and family at The Pines Cottages where everyone got ready. Later the wedding party took The Trolley Company’s trolley to St. Lawrence Basilica in downtown Asheville. I was so thankful to Sara Jane Case for 2nd shooting with me during the ceremony. Thank you for the beautiful work!
After the ceremony Ariana and Matt walked out of the Basilica to all their guests waving beautiful ribbons.
The wedding party, and myself, along with Ariana and Matt walked to the reception site, On Broadway. It was such a fun walk with horns honking and shouts of congratulations. I love how much people love seeing a groom and a bride. It is like a special treat for people! A bride and groom never fail to bring a smile to passersby.
After walking to the venue we then all loaded the trolley and were able to drive around Asheville and ended up in Black Mountain for fun sunset mountain pictures. We were chasing the light for sure and it was a wonderful adventure. I was so thankful that Ariana set aside a big chunk of time on her wedding day to take beautiful wedding photos!
I hope you enjoy the photos and that they warm your heart on this cold cold day!
Other vendor credits not already mentioned:
Hair: Katie M Hair
Flowers: Urban Farm Girl
Coordinator: Kelly Brooks of Events by Kelly
Catering: Celine and Co. Catering
Love the bobble head groomsmen gifts!
Loved the beautiful soft color palette of the flowers.
The Basilica of St. Lawrence is so gorgeous for a wedding ceremony. So much history and beautiful art.
A wedding walk through downtown Asheville!
Aren’t those ribbons gorgeous!! I wish I had thought of that!
Now to start the party!
I know I say this about every wedding, but can we please go back and redo this day!!