Ashley Trotter & James Nieman

    Ashley and James were married on May 14, 2011, at the Glendale Lyceum, where guests of their wedding blew bubbles around the couple as they exited the ceremony. The bubble favors were also a whimsical element of the reception—friends and family circled the couple and blew bubbles during their first dance. Photography: Hazel Brown Photography. Ceremony & Reception: Glendale Lyceum. Flowers: Robin Wood Flowers. Cake: Servatii. The Bride Wore: Mori Lee, Bridal and Formal. Bride’s Makeup: Tamara Berry Studio. Bride’s Hair: Statements Salon. Couple’s Current Home: Cleveland Heights. Bride’s Profession: Medical student. Groom’s Profession: Coast Guard. How They Met: Ashley and James were friends in high school, but didn’t start dating until after she went to Chicago for college. They had their first real date when Ashley was back in town for a friend’s special event. Around the World: Ashley and James had a theme for their drinks, which included a world beer tour, leaving the guests to sample international beers and mingle to find out what others were drinking.