North Carolina Brides: Patty & Lisa
Surrounded by friends and family, the North Carolina brides began the day with a blessing service at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Asheville. This open and welcoming church community has a long tradition in the town, and was instigated in the 1840s by three pioneer women.
Denise Oliveira is a Brooklyn-based writer. She has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York City and is the founder of Prequels, where she interviews engaged couples to create wedding invitations and favors that incorporate their love story.