Wedding: Brianna + Joel // The Ink Building

This two day celebration was one for the books — incorporating an African ceremony as well as a traditional wedding. It was a weekend of wedding bliss.

Balloons: Vroom Vroom

Bridal Hair: Amanda Smith

Caterer: Bar Taco

Ceremony Music: Karianne Alleria

Dessert Bar: Sova Catering

DJ: High Tone Entertainment

Draping: Nashville Audio Visual

Flowers: THE BRIDE, you read that correctly. Brianna is uberly talented

Mixers: WithCo

Officiant: JT Eldridge

Photography + Videographer + Photo booth: Frozen Exposure

Rentals: Music City Tents and Events

Transportation: Signature

Venue: INK Building

Wedding Coordinator: Social Bliss Events

Friday: African Ceremony

Guests gathered for an inmate ceremony comprised of close friends and family. The groom’s aunt handmade all of the bridal party attire. How amazing is that?! Not to mention, the family prepared a traditional African feast for the celebration.

Saturday: Traditional Wedding Day

Everyone woke up buzzing with excitement from the night before. It’s time to get Brianna and Joel married! The girls gathered at the venue for hair and make up while the guys had an easy morning at home.

First looks are adorable. The groom’s face tells it all. He’s ready for Brianna to be his wifey.

The wedding party headed on an adventure to take photos around town. This fun bridal gang got the party started early.

Brianna looks BEAUTIFUL! Can you believe she made all of the bouquets?

It’s time to get the bride down the aisle. Brianna is accompanied by her father and step-father. Reading

Cheers to Mr. & Mrs. Okaah! Guests enjoyed cocktail hour and tacos upstairs while the ceremony space was transitioned for dancing!

Guests boogied on the dance floor, and the build your own creme brûlée bar was a hit.

The best part of the night was the outfit change for Mr. & Mrs. Okaah.

And that’s a wrap for #officiallyanokaah! What a terrific weekend filled with traditions, family, and memories of a lifetime.