Photo by Chatham. (Don’t you just love the classic self-portrait. I mean seriously. How many of these do you have of yourself?)
Names: ¬†Charlie and Chatham
Hometowns: ¬†Lexington and Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Occupations: ¬†Commercial Real Estate and Mental Health Counselor
Wedding Date: ¬† September 22, 2012
Location: ¬†Winston-Salem NC
Colors: ¬†probably pink and orange
Vibe you are going for: ¬†original
Let’s hear your love story!¬†As told by Chatham: “We were set up by some mutual friends. ¬†Our first couple dates were running together. ¬†We fell in love talking about our hopes and dreams and encouraging each other to achieve them and take risks.”
As told by Charlie ” We fell in love by spending time together and realizing how similar we are, but also how different we can be. ¬†We compliment each other so well. ¬†Chatham pushes me to be more open and loving and I keep her grounded. ”
How did you/he pop the question?¬†¬†We were on a two-week trip to Asia through China and Thailand. ¬†On our last night of the trip in Bangkok, I proposed in our hotel room on one knee… while holding my cell phone with a picture of the ring!
Who was the first person you told about your engagement?¬†¬†Chatham’s Dad answered the phone first!
How did you decide where you wanted to get married?¬†¬†We thought it would be special to get married in the place that is dear to our hearts and feels like a little piece of heaven on earth! ¬†My parent’s peaceful backyard.
Your Mom’s backyard is going to be so precious! It is so special that you have so many memories there, and this one will be a contender for an all-time favorite one! Was your mom stoked when you asked her?I think my mom was excited about having it in the backyard – at least, I hope so!
What has been your favorite part of wedding planning? ¬†Finding the PERFECT dress!
Is there anything that you are making yourself for the wedding? ¬†Not so far! ¬†but never say never
What are you honeymoon plans?¬† We are still deciding… hints?!!??!
What do you look forward to the most about being married?¬† “Knowing that we will be there for each other for the rest of our lives. “- Chatham “The journey together with all it’s milestones and adventures.” -Charlie
As you can see, these two are stellar together and we cannot wait to photograph their wedding in our home state of North Carolina.¬†