Bridal Bliss: Tisa and Adam

Bridal Bliss: Tisa and Adam
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 25, 2011

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Tisa nursed her sweetheart Adam back to health after a serious car accident and Adam he promised her a lifetime of love and happiness in return. Share their love.

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The couple tied the knot on October 16, 2010 in a classic, fun celebration in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Tisa found her Maggie Sottero gown at Mariella’s Creations in Rocky Hill, CT. The gathered fabric on the sides gives it an extra romantic feel.

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Tisa wore aquamarine-toned shoes down the aisle as her something blue.

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Instead of getting a stylist, Tisa did her own hair. She had a makeup artist from Bobbi Brown do her makeup.

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Tisa incorporated peacock feathers into her wedding here and there. She even slipped on into her garter belt.

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Adam stood out from his guys in a white vest.

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The guys goof off before heading to the church.

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“She’s definitely smart, she’s witty, she’s definitely a good mother and she’s a self-motivated person,” Adam says of his bride. “She’s a go getter. Her favorite song is Destiny Child’s ‘Independent Woman.’”

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Tisa’s bridesmaids look simply chic in these knee-length Adranna Papell dresses from Nordstrom.

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Michelle Duthrie from Innovative Floral and Event Designs in Glastonbury CT added peacock feathers to the floral bouquets in the church.

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Tisa shows her mother some love before heading down the aisle.

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Tisa and her bridesmaids strut down the street.

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This little ring bearer took his job very seriously.

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The newlyweds’ cute daughter and god daughter were flower girls in the wedding.

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“Coming down the aisle, the door opening and seeing all of our family and friends, seeing Adam, seeing our preacher and our daughter — I will visually never forget that view,” Tisa beams.

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Tisa teared up as she and Adam dedicated their lives to each other.

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The couple sealed their matrimony by jumping the broom.

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“He’s a clown,” Tisa says of her new hubby. “he makes me laugh a lot.”

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“I never expected the day to go perfectly, but it seriously went perfectly,” Tisa remembers.

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Strategically placed candles gave the reception an intimate feel.

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The newlyweds’ wedding cake, by Creative Cakes by Donna, was gorgeous and tasty too, with a layer of chocolate cake with chambord mousse and fresh raspberries and a layer of lemon with lemon mousse and fresh raspberries.

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“She’s a very caring and nurturing person,” Adam gushes. “That shines through the most.”

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“When I talked to my mom about Tisa’s characteristics, she pulled me aside and told me if I messed this one up she would kick my butt.”

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Tisa’s father was filled with pride as he danced with his baby girl on her wedding day.

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Tisa and Adam danced their first dance to “Always and Forever” by Luther Vandross.

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Adam surprised his bride when he dressed up as Spider Man to remove her garter.

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“We already conquered sickness and health. I think the rest will be a piece of cake,” Adam says.

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