Author archives: Megan Gillikin

Julia and Stephen’s Christmastime Wedding

Julia and Stephen's Christmastime Wedding
With big hearts and even bigger smiles, Julia and Stephen said “I do” last December at the beautiful Merrimon Wynne House in downtown Raleigh.  Julia and Stephen dreamed of an evening full of twinkle lights, sparkle and dancing, and partnered with an amazing team of vendors to bring their winter wedding vision to life.  Beautiful blooms, lush foliage, gold accents, an[...]

Anna and Michael’s Fall Merrimon Wynne Wedding

Anna and Michael's Fall Merrimon Wynne Wedding
Ya'll, Anna and Michael's wedding was definitely one to swoon over! This adorable couple got married this past November at the always beautiful Merrimon-Wynne House in downtown Raleigh! Their entire day was full of so much love, laughter, and beauty and they were the most joyful and relaxed couple which made the planning so much fun! Anna and Michael had perfect fall[...]

Alyssa and Jaime’s Winter Merrimon Wynne Wedding

Alyssa and Jaime's Winter Merrimon Wynne Wedding
There is something extra special about sharing the wedding of one of our very own consultants with you. Alyssa has been with us for a little over a year and has been the perfect addition to our team. She and her now husband, Jaime, met while in school at High Point University, got engaged in December of 2016 while visiting family in Florida, and were married on Januar[...]

Jessica and Michael’s October Umstead Wedding

Jessica and Michael's October Umstead Wedding
Jessica and Michael are a couple who welcomes everyone with open arms, so it was no surprise their October wedding day had the exact same feel.  The soft lavender palette they chose reflected their warm smiles, and pops of color corresponded perfectly with the joy they radiated. Their relationship is filled with so much love and sentiment, and it was clear they were m[...]

2017 Highlight Reel!

2017 Highlight Reel!
As 2017 comes to a close, we want to take the time to reflect on all of the fond memories we have of this year.  To do so, we asked a handful of our couples to share a favorite moment from their special day. We are delighted to feature their responses, as well as some of ours, to serve a highlight reel for this year (and we are so excited to be reliving these days, to[...]

Lisa and Joe’s Garden Style Umstead Wedding

Lisa and Joe's Garden Style Umstead Wedding
Lisa and Joe Lisa and Joe were married this past September in a beautiful, early fall wedding at the gorgeous Umstead Hotel and Spa.  Lisa and Joe met while at Duke and now live in New York,  but decided to host their friends and family back in North Carolina where their relationship started!   From the time Lisa booked us to their fabulous wedding day, we had a [...]

Becca and Pat’s Summer Merrimon Wynne Wedding

Becca and Pat's Summer Merrimon Wynne Wedding
Becca and Pat Becca and Pat were married this past August and we are just in love with their wedding day details and the emotion captured by our friend, Ginny Corbett.  We had the huge honor of planning Becca's older sister's wedding back in 2011 and were anxiously awaiting the opportunity to work with this caring, funny, and genuinely kind family again!  They are [...]

Ji Won and John’s Durham Bay 7 Wedding

Ji Won and John's Durham Bay 7 Wedding
Ji Won and John were married this past June in a gorgeous ceremony at the always timeless Duke Chapel.  The reception that followed was an elegant and high energy celebration at Angus Barn's Bay 7 in Durham!  Ji Won and John hired us after hearing that we were planning one of John's co-worker's weddings. They were living in Boston and working full time.  With both set[...]

Annamaria and Andrew’s Bald Head Island Wedding

Annamaria and Andrew's Bald Head Island Wedding
Annamaria and Andrew were married last summer in a gorgeous wedding on Bald Head Island!  Family culture played a big role in the day and there were fun and unique traditions included like the special bridal ribbon cutting ceremony that took place prior to the actual ceremony!  The ceremony itself was held in the most serene and gorgeous chapel we have ever seen.  Aft[...]