Married! | Katey + Johnathan Say I Do in Downtown Greenville Arts District

It all started on a rooftop.... oh wait, I'm not supposed to tell the story of how WE fell in love with Katey + Johnathan... I'm supposed to tell you about how THEY fell in love many years ago at Clemson. Whoops, well, we fell in love with these two over a glass of wine on the rooftop of Sip last year. We met them and instantly liked them and getting to spend their wedding day with them was nothing short of awesome. It started in the early afternoon where we arrived at their home where Katey and the girls were getting ready. Hair and make up was done and then we headed downtown to get Katey into her dress with her mom. Once that dress was zipped up, Katey was instantly glowing and I could tell she really wanted to see Johnathan. We found the cutest terrace where they would have their first look without interruptions so that they could have a quiet moment together before the day started to go a million miles and hour. After the first look you could just sense this calmness that they seem to give each other as they just gently encourage each other and make everyone around them laugh. I asked Katey how she wanted to get to the church for the ceremony and she said, I figured we could just walk. I was estactic as we walked with the two of them all through downtown taking photos everywhere we saw a great vision and some nostalgic places from their dating days. The best part, an entire high school band with firetruck parades was downtown for the Veterans parade and they all started cheering for the soon to be newlyweds. It was like the whole town of Greenville was here to celebrate these two!!

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So, on to the ceremony.... the couple chose the amazing Danielle Baker to officiant their wedding and something she does that I've always found rather sweet is have the couple write letters to each other that she then reveals as part of the ceremony. Both of their letters were beautiful, I wonder if they may have had parts plagiarized from a Nicholas Sparks book or something. The love, kind words and beautiful stories had the whole place in tears, Ed looked up at one point over at me to see me full out crying happy tears. As we made our way over to the Midtown Artery for the reception Katey revealed yet another talent... she is pretty much Nicki Manaj... she can sing, dance and rap pretty much every song you've heard ever, and judging Johnathan's reaction to jump up and start dancing and rap battling with her, I'm guessing this happens in their living room from time to time. She even had me and her {amazing} wedding coordinator Christine out there busting some moves! At the end of the night we got ready for the sparklers and everyone looked around a little sad it was over, but we got home and started re-living it all over through all of our photos and this one is one for the books! Congrats you two !

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