Author archives: Gina Annab

Lauren and TJ’s Spring Umstead Wedding

Lauren and TJ's Spring Umstead Wedding
Lauren and TJ were married this Spring at the breath-taking Umstead Hotel and their wedding was recently featured on Borrowed and Blue! . We are so happy the weather was perfect for this sweet couple's day. There were nothing but smiles the entire day from Lauren, TJ, and their friends and family. With so many precious moments, it was hard to chose a favorite point [...]

Camille and Bryan’s French-English Inspired Wedding

Camille and Bryan's French-English Inspired Wedding
Camille and Bryan were married this past May at the beautiful Umstead Hotel and Spa. Their wedding was nothing short of perfection. The day was the perfect blend of Camille and Bryan's style and background. French-English Elegance is a great way to describe the overall feel and look of the day. Having lived in France for a few years, Camille knew she wanted to[...]

Alex and Marcus’ Umstead Wedding

Alex and Marcus' Umstead Wedding
Alex and Marcus were married at the beautiful Umstead Hotel in March! Their day was full of love, and we are very excited to share it with you. It was the perfect spring morning as Alex and her girls got ready in her suite overlooking the ceremony lawn. When it came time to put on her wedding gown, Alex’s mom was right there to help her so that Alex wowed her [...]

Engagement: Rose + ChristopheA Downtown Raleigh Engagement Session

Engagement: Rose + Christophe
We are so excited to share some incredible images from Rose and Christophe's engagement session in downtown Raleigh. They are tying the knot this April at the unique 21C Museum Hotel in Durham! We have loved working with Rose, Christophe and their families and have some amazing details planned for their big day! Surprise guest officiants, beautiful linens, an awesome [...]

Amanda and Matt’s Lush Fall Wedding

Amanda and Matt's Lush Fall Wedding
Stunning. Unique. Stylish. All perfect words to describe Amanda and Matt's October wedding at The Umstead Hotel. This adorable couple was so much fun to work with. Not only were they kind and thoughtful, but they were also detail driven in getting ready for their big day. That made them perfect for us, and made for the perfect wedding!  We were able to bring b[...]

Lindsay and Hal’s Umstead Wedding

Lindsay and Hal's Umstead Wedding
This sweet couple knows how to throw one heck of a wedding, and we were so excited to be part of it!  Lindsay and Hal originally planned to have a destination wedding in Aruba last September, but with Zika outbreaks in the news they decided it might be best to switch locations and stay closer to home.  After some research, the found the Umstead and decided to [...]

Emily and Paul’s Rock Quarry Farm Wedding

Emily and Paul's Rock Quarry Farm Wedding
Emily and Paul were married this past June at Rock Quarry Farm, tucked away among the trees in Chapel Hill. We had so much fun helping them and their families plan such a beautiful day. In case you didn't see Emily and Paul's engagement blog, they are outdoorsy people! They love all the elements nature has to offer. Thankfully, nature was on their side the day of thei[...]

Stewart and Sean’s Bay 7 Wedding

Stewart and Sean's Bay 7 Wedding
From the very first moment we met Stewart and Sean, we knew their wedding was going to be amazing! The entire planning process was fun and easy. Of course, it helped that they were both fellow ECU Pirates, so we were destined to hit it off from the start!  Stewart and Sean knew they wanted an elegant, romantic, and industrial wedding..all rolled up in one. What better[...]

Emma + Matt’s Summer Bay 7 Wedding

Emma + Matt's Summer Bay 7 Wedding
Hope you're ready! This wedding is a stunner! Emma and Matt were married last month in a ceremony and reception at the beautifully restored Duke University Chapel and Bay 7 on Durham's American Tobacco Campus. From the vibrant colors in the linens and florals to the props used at the Turtle Booth, everything about this wedding screamed Matt and Emma! Th[...]