Andrea Wunder & Brian Shoop

    Love met the laboratory in Brian and Andrea’s whimsical science-themed celebration on August 13, 2011, which featured glass flasks as vases, DIY test-tube favors, and periodic table markers.
    Photography: Shelby Street Photography. Ceremony: St. Xavier Church, downtown. Reception: The Grand, Covington. Flowers: Botany by Jennie Hedges. Cake: Diane’s Cake, Candy and Cookie Supplies. The Bride Wore: Essence of Australia, Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Bridal Boutique. Invitations: Cardinal and Straw Fine Wedding Printing. Couple’s Current Home: Lexington, Ky. Bride and Groom’s Profession: Chemical engineers. Going the Distance: Brian and Andrea met during a summer research internship at the University of Cincinnati. After the pair parted ways at the end of the term, they made it work long distance for four years before moving to Lexington together. It’s All in the Genes: The couple’s monogram featured a DNA double helix in the shape of a circle to symbolize their everlasting love for each other.