Lucky First Glance

Traditionalists often scoff at the idea of a ‘First Glance’ between a Bride & Groom before the wedding ceremony.   The original tradition of not seeing the bride before the wedding relates back to when two families were doing a business deal and they did not want to allow the groom time to change his mind (hence also the reason for the veil, to shield the bride’s identity up until the last second!). In today’s modern times, we find it helps many of... Read more »

Charleston Wine + Food Festival 2013

This weekend was the annual BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival ®. We were extremely proud to participate and design several of the exciting events along with Charleston Stems. We designed This Little Piggy: Pop-Up Market presented by Every Day with Rachel Ray Magazine, which took place at the beautiful Lowndes Grove Plantation on the Ashley River.  This Little Piggy is an event that brings... Read more »

Happy + John – Martha Stewart Weddings

We are beyond ecstatic to see Happy and John featured in the new issue of Martha Stewart Weddings.  Of course we say this about all our clients, but we absolutely loved working with Happy and John.  They picked the beautiful Lowndes Grove Plantation for their December wedding.  After a heartfelt ceremony, their guests enjoyed cocktails in the main house followed by intimate seated dinner outside under... Read more »

The Ever-Popular Bar

Well really, the candy bar.  At a Lowndes Grove wedding a few weeks ago, we created an awesome candy bar!  The bride wanted to display candies from locations and places throughout the country that were special to her and her soon-to-be hubby.  The candy variety included something for everyone and it was a complete hit!  There were Georgia peach jelly beans, New England Necco Wafers, North Carolina salt water taffy, Ohio peanut butter... Read more »

A British Affair

We spent this past weekend at Lowndes Grove for the wedding and reception of one of our favorite couples!  This sweet couple lives in London and wanted to bring a little bit of London to their Charleston wedding.  Check out the pictures below!

 Fish and Chips were served in a wrapped newspaper along with some mushy peas.  The Charleston City Paper made the wraps look... Read more »

{So in Love! Katie & Russ}

It’s so incredible to watch two people that are so in love with each other and so excited about the ceremony moments. Every groom gets a few butterflies in his stomach (rarely can admit it!) but, I was a little worried we were going to lose this one! The groom was a cool shade of pale green and I had to get him to lie down on the couch and drink ginger ale before... Read more »