Southern Styled Shoot at Magnolia Plantation

I'm always so thankful when amazing wedding professionals get together and create something that's not only beautiful but realistic for my clients!  This Southern shoot in Charleston at Magnolia Plantation did not disappoint.  Dusty blue accents, gorgeous florals, meaningful traditions and the most gorgeous plantation setting made the perfect day.  Magnolia Plantation is located on the banks of the Ashley River and is the epitome of Southern Charm.

Details are everything.  The boutonnieres with the dusty blue ribbon, the pale blue heels and the his and hers vow books with gorgeous dusty blue silk ribbon.  (vow books can be purchased here)

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The custom invitation suite I designed features all script for a truly romantic look, complete with dusty blue envelopes, a vintage floral envelope liner and hand torn silk ribbon in a beautiful dusty blue.

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One of the southern traditions celebrated at the shoot was burying a bottle of Bourbon at the ceremony site. The tradition states that if you bury a bottle of bourbon at the wedding site it won’t rain on your wedding day. True believers say you must do it exactly one month before the wedding, the bottle must be full and buried upside down. Then on the day of the wedding, you dig it up and share a glass with the wedding party after the ceremony.  How fun is that!?

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Wedding Planner & Event Coordinator | CAROLINA OCCASIONS

Stylist and Host | EMMA ALLEN

Venue | MAGNOLIA PLANTATION

Florist | CREECHS FLORIST

Grooms Attire | CHARLESTON TUXEDO

Dress Shop | LULAKATE

Bride’s Dress Designer | KATE MCDONALD BRIDAL

Rentals | EVENTHAUS & 428 MAIN

Stationery & Vow Books | REBECCA GREEN DESIGN

Menus & Place Cards | EXTRAS BY EMILY

Makeup | CONTOURS AND CURLS

Hair | STEPHANIE MCADAMS

Baker | JESSICA CLINE

Bridesmaids Robes | SILK AND MORE

Cake Cutlery | LAVA GIFTS

Vintage Oldsmobile | LOW COUNTRY VALET

Bride and Groom Models | SAMANTHA AND CODY RICHARD

Spring Styled Shoot in Little Rock, Arkansas

When Kayleigh Ross Photography told me her best friend was getting married and she wanted to do a styled shoot, I was like sign me up!  There's nothing like real love and these two clearly adore eachother.  Take a peak at the photos below, can you feel it?!  Be sure to scroll all the way down for the list of vendors!

 

Photography: Kayleigh Ross Photography

HMUA: Styled by Brittanie

Dress + Veil: Bridal Cottage

Florals: Magnolia Belle Floral

Stationery: Rebecca Green Design

 

Spring Styled Shoot at Greystone Estate

Collaborating with other creatives is always fun and refreshing.  When Lauren Haley Photography contacted me about this Styled Shoot at Greystone Estate in Arkansas, I was so excited.  Lush florals with vintage vibes, the cutest little puppy and a love between the couple that you can literally feel through the photos?  All. The. YES!

I am so grateful to have been included in this beautiful shoot and so thankful to have the opportunity to work with such talented individuals!

Vendors:
Photography: Lauren Haley Photography & Grace Starr Photography

Venue: Greystone Estate on Beaver Lake

Coordinator and Rentals: Pretty Old Stuff NWA & Most Joyful Day

Hair: HAIR by Kerry Wengel

Makeup: Shae Alexandria, owner of black sheep salon

Florals: Shirley's Flower Studio

Dress: Tesori - Bridal, Formal, & Occasion

Suit: Formal Affairs

Cake & Macaroons: Earth + Honey

Stationery: Rebecca Green Design

Grace's Ring (rose gold and silver): Brooks Fine Jewelry

Bride: Tabitha Nichole Taylor

Groom: Beau Harris

Vintage Ring and Ring Box: Olive Trading Company; In Retrospect Vintage Shop

The Savannah Wedding Invitation Suite

The Savannah Wedding Invitation Suite was inspired by beautiful Southern weddings.  Think sweeping trees blowing in the wind, beautiful florals, vintage details; classic and charming.  This semi-custom invitation suite features a simple wreath and beautiful script font digitally printed using a gold metallic ink.  The die-cut shape and vintage floral envelope liner really bring this invitation suite to life.  Tied together with a beautiful pale peach silk ribbon.

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 Photo by  Grace Starr Photography

Winter Styled Shoot at Ridgeland Mansion - Philadelphia

I had the honor of being included in this beautiful Winter styled photoshoot at Ridgeland Mansion back in December and I'm so excited to share it with y'all!  Ridgeland Mansion is such a beautiful setting on 5 acres in historic West Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.  The photos by Whimsical Imagery by Amberlee are just stunning, as I am sure you will agree! 

The stationery I designed was soft and romantic.  Grey and white invitations with a hand torn edge were tied together with soft crinkle chiffon and a bronze wax seal.  The envelopes were adorned with vintage peony envelope liners (my favorite!).  I carried the soft watercolor strokes from the enclosure cards across to the menus and table numbers to create a cohesive look.  It came together beautifully.  One of my favorite elements was creating the calligraphy vows, writing down vows is so romantic and a piece of artwork that the couple can display in their home for years to come.

Vendors:
Photography: Amberlee Namini, Whimsical Imagery by Amberlee
Coordinator: Keara Anne Weddings, Assisstant: Tonya Moken
Venue: Ridgeland Mansion
Venue Manager: Joshua's Catering
Rentals: Open Aire Affairs
Florals: Bloomsbury Floral Designs
Stationery: Rebecca Green Design
Jewelry: Lauren Priori Jewelry
Wedding Dress: Lovely Bride
Bridesmaids Dresses: Bella Bridesmaids (designers: Monique Lhuillier and Theia)
Cookies: Velvet Sky Bakery
Hair: Rachel Sheridan, Exquisite by Definition
Makeup: Mary Lafferty, Shimmer and Spice
Models: Alanah John, Tara Federico, Madison Neumann
Handkerchiefs: The Handkerchief Shop (from the Happy Hanky line)
Monogrammed Blanket: PCB Home