elegant bride and groom

This timelessly elegant wedding comes to us from Green Valley Photography, based in Charlotte, NC! Here’s Green Valley Photography to tell us more about the happy couple and their big day:

Carlos & Allison met at the University of South Carolina freshman year in Spanish class. He is originally from Chile and took the class as he thought it would be a good way to start with college career with an A. Little did he know then that would be the only A in his life. They dated all through college and after graduation.

See more after the cut!

formal wedding invitation suite

wedding ring set

sparkly bridal shoes

bride getting ready

They always loved to go hiking together and in December 2016 they were on a holiday trip to Blowing Rock, NC. They went hiking on Grandfather mountain and Allison had no idea that Carlos was planning on proposing on the hike. They stopped for a minute in a spot that had sweeping mountain views and he said he was going into his backpack for a jacket but really was getting the ring. She was completely caught off guard when he turned around and proposed to her.

beautiful church interior

romantic wedding ceremony decor

groom at the alter

classic church wedding ceremony

Their wedding day was a beautiful sunny day about 70 degrees in Charlotte, NC. Allison and bridesmaids got ready at her parent’s house and her grandmother pinned on the family heirloom silver pin. They had a Catholic mass ceremony and the reception was held at the Providence Country Club. The live band got everyone on their feet and dancing for much of the night. The bride’s sister, father, and the groom’s brother all gave speeches. The bride’s sister caught the bouquet. A sparkler exit ended the night as their grand send off. The couple enjoyed their honeymoon in Costa Rica.

classic wedding reception decor

blush and ivory floral centerpiece

white wedding cake with pink roses

Congratulations Allison & Carlos and thank you Green Valley Photography for sharing! For more information about Green Valley Photography, please visit their WeddingLovely Vendor Guide profile.

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Venues: St. Matthews Church & Providence Country Club
Photographer- Green Valley Photography
2nd Photographer: Maureen Russell
Videographer: Patrick Meehan Productions
Wedding Planner: Wedding Days by Jonna Eichorn
Flowers: Abbey Rose Floral Artistry
Cake: Publix
Band: Next Level
Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero ‘Bristol’ from Classic Bride
Cathedral Veil: Classic Bride
Bride’s shoes: Badgley Mischka
Bridesmaids Dresses: David’s Bridal
Invitations: Red Stone Press
Men’s Suits: Joseph A Banks
Ring: Diamonds Direct