Retro Romance

Retro Romance | Lisa Abernathy & Seth Corts, October 22, 2011, Private Home on Wadmalaw Island

The lives of paper and textile artist Lisa Abernathy and pen and ink illustrator Seth Corts have long been intertwined. Years after continuously crossing paths in Boone, North Carolina, and Charleston, where each has lived, Seth finally asked Lisa to dinner after they had run into each other at yet another concert.  “The rest is history,” says Lisa, who chose painter Eva Carter’s marsh-front house on Wadmalaw Island for their nuptials and set to work to plan a celebration that felt like home. “We like to create clusters of our favorite items—secondhand books, toys, and records,” says Lisa, who staged similar vignettes throughout the reception. After Lisa donned a 1950s frock and cowboy boots, Seth (sporting a vintage tie and denim) took her hand, and they walked together to a ceremony that overlooked the water. “The wedding was our own unique melding of traditional with quirky, colorful independence,” says Lisa.

Vendor List

Baker: Sugar Bakeshop;
Catering: Tom Smith Catering;
Florist: Lisa Abernathy of Foxglove Arrangement Society;
Hair (including bride’s hairpiece): Landis Salon; (843) 723-6100
Officiant: Bill Schlitt;
Photographer: Sully Sullivan;
Videographer: Film Anywhere Productions;
Violinist: Claudia Jos;