A Formal Outdoor Wedding in Asheville, NC

The Bride Laurie Hulsey, 30, a nuclear engineer at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard The Groom Jason Peterson, 26, an accountant at Dixon Hughes Goodman The

The Bride Laurie Hulsey, 30, a nuclear engineer at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard The Groom Jason Peterson, 26, an accountant at Dixon Hughes Goodman The Date October 2 Laurie and Jason embraced natural elements and a rich color palette in honor of the season, bringing in shades of orange and green with deep blue accents to create a unique take on the typical autumn wedding.

The couple dined at a banquet table with their family in the center of the room beneath two chandeliers. Dramatic uplighting shifted from orange to blue as the  night progressed.
Laurie and Jason were married on the covered deck of Lioncrest. Lanterns lined the aisle and twinkle lights lit the space.
A fabric butterfly perched on each persimmon-colored napkin coordinated with the metallic green-gold color in the table linens.
Southern favorites like crab cakes and grits were described on the simple cream menu cards.
A different pattern decorated each of the four tiers of the couple’s fondant cake, which was topped with orange orchids.
Orange cushions and green gauze sashes brought color to the wooden chiavari chairs. Bright blue gift bags decorated with leaves were set on each chair.
Small vases of orange orchids and green hydrangeas hung from the chairs that lined the aisle.
The bridesmaids chose their own gold jewelry to accessorize their one-shoulder, deep blue gowns.
A rich orange calla lily with tiny white blooms complemented the groomsmen’s green paisley ties.
The bridesmaid bouquets echoed Laurie’s bouquet in a vivid combination of orange and green that set off their deep blue dresses.
White calla lilies and tiny white blooms were framed by a round leaf for a natural look.
Laurie carried a modern arrangement of white calla lilies framed with a lush bunch of hydrangeas.