A Vibrant Garden Wedding at The Atrium in Norcross, Georgia

Ramin Lamei (29 and a director of information security) saw Tanya DeRome (32 and a human resource generalist) during a concert in Georgia and struck u

Ramin Lamei (29 and a director of information security) saw Tanya DeRome (32 and a human resource generalist) during a concert in Georgia and struck up a conversation by guessing eight things about her. He got most of them right and they ended up having their first date the very next morning! Ramin proposed five years later during a surprise trip to Charleston. After sending her out to be pampered, Ramin took Tanya to Waterfront Park where he read a poem he had written about her. "They were words that only had meaning to us, as if it was in a language that only we understood," says Tanya. After Ramin popped the question, the pair spent the next nine months planning a vibrant pink and green garden affair at The Atrium in Norcross, Georgia. Considering that their first look and ceremony were both outdoors, the couple wanted a color palette that would complement their lush green surroundings and Tanya was attracted to the unconventional feel of mixed bridesmaid dresses. "Our wedding ceremony, with personalized wedding vows, flowers and d?cor was very romantic which is a spot on depiction of our relationship," says Tanya. Following the intimate ceremony, guests enjoyed a refined ballroom reception with tall rose and hydrangea centerpieces and a "Blushing Bride" signature cocktail. Tanya changed into a short BCBG dress before the newlyweds surprised guests with a choreographed first dance and a festive celebration.

"Our wedding ceremony, with personalized wedding vows, flowers and décor was very romantic which is a spot on depiction of our relationship," says Tanya.
Ramin wore a black Hugo Boss tuxedo and his groomsmen wore gray Vera Wang suits with pink ties.
Tanya and Ramin's Outdoor Garden Ceremony
Considering that their first look and ceremony were both outdoors, the couple wanted a color palette that would complement their lush green surroundings.
Ramin's black Hugo Boss tuxedo stood out from his groomsmen gray Vera Wang suits.
Colorful Pink Groomsmen Socks
"Finding my dress like a moment of clarity in a fog of beautiful beading, lace and tulle," says Tanya. "After weeks of searching and thinking about one specific dress, I went back to the salon to buy it. I choose not to look at dresses that day and was about to try it on one last time before I  made it official but in an error, there was a different dress in my dressing room. I looked at it and knew that was "The One" I'd been looking for all along!"
Tanya's bridesmaids wore varying designs from the LeLa Rose in emerald and different shades of pink. "know it sounds a bit unconventional but that's kind of what appealed to me," says Tanya. "I also like the idea of them all not looking so identical."
Textured Updo with White Flower Headpiece
Timeless Framed Talbe Numbers
Timeless Trumpet Vase Tall Pink Centerpieces
Pink and Green Reception at The Atrium
Pink Calla Lily and Rose Bouquet with Hypericum Berries
Ramin's one request was for a choreographed first dance, but Tanya started to worry about tripping in her gown. "A few days before the wedding I started to get really nervous about being able to do some of the moves and the last thing a bride needs is to worry about is tripping," says Tanya. "The day before, I purchased my reception dress and it was one of the best decisions I made."
Textured Buttercream Wedding cake with Silver and Pink Accents