Sarah + Petsa // University of Charleston Wedding

Petsa and Sarah’s wedding took place at the University of Charleston and even though it rained, they didn’t let it bother them. From the moment they arrived, you could see how excited they were to see each other and how ready they were to be married.

Our day started with some detail shots in the beautiful Rotunda where the reception was being held. We got to spend a good bit of time with the most amazing cake from Spring Hill Pastry Shop. If you’re from the Charleston area, you know about Spring Hill and their famous “hot dogs.” Well this cake was completely covered with the filling from their hot dogs, with a layer covered in rainbow sprinkles, in other words……The Perfect Cake! When Sarah first saw the cake she shared with us that she told the Spring Hill Pastry Shop, “I don’t care what it looks like. I just want it to taste good.” Well she got the best of both worlds as it tasted and looked amazing (My husband may even have sneaked an extra piece).

After some detail shots we met up with Petsa and his Groomsmen on the patio (they were the only outside shots we were able to capture because the rain came shortly after and continued all evening). Petsa actually played Soccer for UC and was an assistant coach, so they kicked the soccer ball around for a bit to help release some nervous energy. The ladies arrived shortly after and we got some photos with Sarah and her lovely bridesmaids in the gallery.

The ceremony was simple and elegant followed by a beautiful reception starting off with the first dance. The toasts were definitely memorable and a highlight of the evening. After the cake was cut everyone began to dance the night away! Guests took photos in the photo booth and there was even a cotton candy man! The night came to a close with one final song, “Country Roads” with everyone on the dance floor, arms joined, swaying back and forth as we all sang with John Denver. Once the newlyweds were all danced out, they made their grand exit with a sparkler farewell!

Venue : The University of Charleston
Cake: Spring Hill Pastry Shop
DJ : Charlie Blac
Bridal Gown : Mori Lee
Bridesmaid Dresses: Azazie
Grooms Tux: Calvin Klein
Hair : Hair We Are
Make Up: Lindsey Haynes