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Paige Winesette & Drew Kiser

It Was All A Dream


Married

Apr 6, 2019
Asheville, North Carolina


Photo Credit

Cheyenne Kidd Photography


Style Guide


Color Palette



Style

Formal, Glamour


Season

Spring





The Proposal

In true Drew Kiser fashion, he proposed on the most unlikely day of the year, Tuesday, February 13th. I was pulling into the driveway from work when he came running out the front door to greet me. Out of breath, he told me that our indoor cat, Prim, had just run away. We began searching the neighborhood for her only to find friends of ours holding her at the end of the driveway. She had a pink bow tied around her neck with a sparkly ring dangling down like a charm in the front. The garage door lifted revealing strung lights, flower petals, champagne, and Drew down on one knee. It was certainly not your average proposal, but it was perfect for me!


Paige Winsette And Drew Kiser Bride With Bouquet
Paige Winsette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Invitations

 

Paige Winsette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Ceremony Venue


In Preparation

We were well equipped with an incredible team early on in the wedding planning process, thank goodness! We wanted it to be an experience, not just a wedding. I’ll never forget the day that my wedding planner, Caroline, deemed the atmosphere of our wedding as a “secret garden speakeasy.” We spent almost a year sketching out and building this daydream. It was so important for me to have a hand in every little detail. Our family, guests, and bridal party were traveling from all over for this special occasion and they never left the fore- front of my mind. They were the ones who kept me inspired.


Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Groom And Groomsmen On Trolley
Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Welcome Sign

 

Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Bride With Bridesmaids


The Big Day

Between the two of us, an unfortunately large portion of our family watched from heaven on our wedding day, but, to no surprise, it was the most beautiful spring evening in Asheville! I believe they may have had a little something to do with that. Our guests were greeted by the sunshine and treated to an incredible evening of union, dancing, and laughter. It was truly the best day of our lives!


Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Ceremony

Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Reception Venue

Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Reception Oysters

 


The Retreat

Our honeymoon destination was Antigua, a beautiful island located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. We stayed at a resort called Hermitage Bay and can’t say enough good things about the staff and our experience. We spent a week at the incredibly intimate and private resort and left with memories and friends we will cherish forever.


Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Candy At Reception
Paige Winesette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Cake

 

Paige Winsette And Drew Kiser Real Wedding Groom Dipping The Bride


Featured Wedding Vendors

CAKE

Karen Donatelli Cake Designs 

 

Contributing Vendors

PHOTOGRAPHER

Cheyenne Kidd Photography

EVENT PLANNER

Caroline Livengood of Asheville Event Co.

CEREMONY VENUE

Central United Methodist Church

RECEPTION VENUE & CATERER

The Venue

FLORALS & DECOR

Blossoms Creative

RENTALS

Classic Event Rental

INVITATIONS

minted.

ENTERTAINMENT

Steel Toe Stiletto

GOWN

Rue de Seine from Lovely Bride

MAKEUP ARTIST

Liz Black Makeup

BRIDE’S HAIR STYLIST

Jessica Morris of The Styling Room by R Lozier

BRIDAL PARTY HAIR STYLIST

A&E Studios

VIDEOGRAPHER

Drea Dawn Films

TRANSPORTATION

Asheville Premiere Transportation Inc.

Gray Line Asheville

HONEYMOON ACCOMMOCATIONS

Hermitage Bay

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