Erin Harper and Andrew Buckland exchanged wedding vows at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at Trinity United Church of Christ, Tiffin. The Rev. Louis Dorsch was officiant during the double-ring service. A reception and New Year's Eve celebration followed at Camden Falls, Tiffin.
The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Peggy Harper of Tiffin.
The bridegroom is the son of Daniel and Margaret Buckland of Waterville.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an ivory chiffon gown with a lace-up back. The bodice featured a halter sweetheart neckline and was embellished with silver embroidery, beaded with pearls, bugle beads and sequins. Asymmetrical draping formed the fitted waistline where the gown gathered at each side, accented with beading. The slim A-line skirt flowed into a chapel train. Her headpiece was a band of flowers made of crystals and pearls. She wore with it a two-layered, ivory, elbow-length veil. She carried a cascade bouquet of peach roses and white mini calla lilies.
The attendants wore navy, satin floor-length, strapless dresses with lace-up backs. The bodices featured a sweetheart neckline and an asymmetrically draped waistline. They carried colonial style bouquets of peach Asiatic lilies, peach roses and peach (helios) alstroemeria and were accented with a light blue, sheer ribbon cascade.
Kyle Womack of Bowling Green was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Meryl Baker of Tiffin, Ashley Thompson of Cleveland, Paige Clemens of Coral Gables, Fla., and Emily Draper of Carey.
Christine Harper of Westerville, cousin of the bride, and Landen Buckland of McClure, nephew of the bridegroom, were flower girl and ring bearer, respectively.
Jordan Kretz of Napoleon was best man. He was attended by Scott Bockelman of Napoleon, Jamie Kessler of Liberty Center, Ryan Hall and Lance Fisher of Swanton and Ryan Harper of Tiffin, brother of the bride.
The bride, a 2004 graduate of Columbian High School, graduated in 2009 from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor's degree in art education. She is a substitute teacher in Harford County, Md., and a receptionist/vet tech at a veterinary hospital.
The bridegroom graduated from high school in 2003 and attended Monclova Christian Academy. He is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army.
Honoring the bride with a shower were her bridesmaids and mother. The shower was in October 2010 at Chateau Tebeau Winery, Helena.
A rehearsal dinner was at Carmie's, Tiffin.
The couple took a Carnival cruise to Progresso and Cozumel, Mexico, and now resides in Edgewood, Md.