Bethani and Joel: Married at the Grand Bohemian in Asheville, NC

We meet a lot of couples that are memorable, and Bethani and Joel are one of them.  They met at a friend’s party and even though they lived in separate states, Joel knew she was the one, eventually putting a ring on her finger.  One of my favorite photos from their wedding is the first one.  Joel takes a little bit of time while on the dance floor, again looking at the ring on his wife’s finger.  This priceless photo was made extra special by Bethani’s mother catching that moment.

These photographs are courtesy of Michael Oppenheim Photography and as a tribute to his talent, this wedding was featured on Essence Magazine Online.  The flowers were designed by Blossoms Florist at Biltmore, the venues were the Grove Park Inn (Pre-wedding photographs) and the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville, NC where the ceremony and reception were held.

We designed the grooms cake for them, it was was pineapple, coconut and lemon,” Bethani says. “I had it designed to look like two of Joel’s favorite books: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis and The Two Ocean War, a history book by Samuel Eliot Morrison.”

Please enjoy these photographs from their wedding.