Ashley & Chris: The Weirdness Called Love / by Bolla Photo

“We’re all a little weird and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.”

Ashley told me that the above quote by Dr. Suess perfectly describes her and Chris’s relationship. So much so that she wanted a large framed print from their engagement session with that quote to hang in their house (and at their reception). I, of course, was more than happy to oblige and love them even more for their self-proclaimed weirdness.

The above photo is one of my personal favorites from the day. In between portraits and the reception, the bridal party stopped in at The Turf Lounge for a few drinks. After we got the obligatory group shot on the bar, I loved watching how Ashley and Chris just naturally gravitated toward each other. He put his arm around her. They laughed. They held hands. She twirled her ball gown in front of him. And then they just randomly started to dance with each other. I feel like that photo of them together defines (at least from my perspective) who they are as a couple: adorable, weird (in a good way!), and so in love.

Congratulations, Ashley and Chris! Here’s to you always staying weird and so in love!

Ceremony: St. Dominic’s Church, Breese, IL
Reception: KC Hall, Breese, IL
Hair and Makeup Artists: Nu Image, Breese, IL
Floral Artist: Flowers by Tess, Carlyle, IL
Cake Artist: Krystal’s Cakes, Highland, IL

And here's that fabulous quote again! :-)