RDU Baton

This past week I was given the honor of holding the RDU Baton!  For those of you who are unfamiliar with how the RDU Baton works, the RDU Baton is an ongoing Instagram project that selects Instagram users to “hold the baton” for a day and post pictures to their account for everyone to...

Jaime and Zac: Engag...

Jaime and Zac are getting married this September at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary.  We cannot wait for their big day!  They’re such a sweet couple, and with their help we’ve come up with some unique details and special touches for their wedding.  Watch for some personal...

Unveiling Traditions Jul10

Unveiling Traditions

A wedding veil is one of the many ways the modern bride can give her wedding a “traditional” feel, but sometimes brides can be confused on what exactly “traditional” is.  There are many aspects of today’s weddings that are actually more modern than intended – just as there are...

Sydney’s Bat M...

Sydney’s Bat Mitzvah was held at the Renaissance Hotel this past May.  It was a nice change of pace for us at this time of the year!  We got to work closely with Sydney and her mother Sharyn, and during the planning process we were able to learn all of Sydney’s favorites and...

Registry Advice from...

Bailey’s is back! This month we’re helping you create the perfect bridal registry with a few helpful hints from our new Giftware Manager, Connie Merriman! Let’s start with the basics. There are two types of china for which every bride needs to register. The first is an everyday china....

Laura and Jim’...

Laura and Jim were married in May at the beautiful Governors Club in Chapel Hill and we can’t wait to share their photos with you from Robin Lin Photography! They had an absolute perfect day- we truly couldn’t have asked for better weather.  The ceremony back drop was stunning and the...

Sarah and Jonathan

Sarah and Jonathan were married last month at Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville, NC.  The bridal party started off the big day getting ready in the beautiful house at Rose Hill.  Sarah provided her attendants with a lovely floral robe to wear while getting their hair and makeup done, and...

Channing and Tyler: ...

Channing and Tyler are such a sweet and loving couple. The first time I met them, I knew they were perfect for each other. They are always smiling and laughing, and most importantly always putting each other first! They will be getting married this November at the beautiful Prestonwood...

Jamie and Jon: Engag...

We are excited to share Jamie and Jon’s engagement session with you! Jamie and Jon are getting married in September at Edenton Street United Methodist Church and their reception will be held at Cobblestone Hall in downtown Raleigh. We cannot wait for their big day- it is going to be so...

April NACE meeting

We were honored to be the host planner for the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) April meeting.  There were so many wonderful vendors that donated their time and services to make this months meeting fun, educational, and all around southern.  The Merrimon-Wynne house made...

Molly and Bruce̵...

We are SO excited to share with you the story of Molly and Bruce’s wedding held at the gorgeous Rose Hill Plantation this past March!  It was truly an amazing event filled with lots of love and laughter. We began working with Molly and Bruce last spring and we quickly knew that Rose...

Sarah and Jonathan: ...

We are excited to share Sarah and Jonathan’s engagement session with you! Sarah and Jonathan are getting married this weekend (!!) at Rose Hill Plantation. Their ceremony will be taking place outside by the breathtaking gazebo and dinner and dancing will follow inside Nathan Hall. They...

Beth and Mike’s Stockroom Wedding! Apr22

Beth and Mike’...

Beth and Mike were married this past March and both their ceremony and reception were held at the Stockroom 230 in downtown Raleigh.  We had so much fun with them!  They were a great couple to work with – both so much fun and very, very sweet!  We were so excited for their wedding day...

In The Office

Happy Spring All of us at A Southern Soiree are thrilled that the weather has warmed up and the sun is brightly shining! We’ve been busy bees these past two months working hard on many exciting events and projects. We were honored to be the host planner for this months National...

Laura and Hunter: En...

We are excited to feature Laura and Hunter’s engagement! They are getting married at the beautiful Angus Barn Pavilions next month. This wedding is very special to me as they are family and I’m thrilled to be helping them in the planning process. Angus Barn is one of my favorite...

Delaina and Juan: St...

Delaina and Juan were an absolute joy to work with throughout their planning process!  They are both active duty military.  Delaina was actually out of the country for some of the planning, but was able to get the majority of decisions made before leaving (she’s amazing!). We worked...

Bridal Party Gifts

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Bailey’s Fine Jewelry where they will be writing a monthly guest blog post on our blog and we will do the same for them!  This month’s post has to do with a question we get asked about often by our brides… Bridal Party...

Spring Trends Mar24

Spring Trends

It’s wedding season!  New spring trends are on the rise as the season gets underway.  Color schemes, themes and personalized touches help each bride’s unique personality shine through on her special day! One of the big things that allows you to showcase your particular style is the type...

Kate and Gus Engagem...

Everything about this couple embraces the meaning of family and love!   Kate and Gus are tying the knot next month in Durham, Kate’s hometown.  Since they are currently living in California, they’ve been planning this entire wedding from afar (with our help!).  Even from a...

Engagement: Taylor a...

Taylor and Kolby are tying the knot this upcoming May in their hometown of Hillsborough, North Carolina. We are excited for their wedding and can’t wait to share all the details. On one of their first dates they went on a carriage ride, so what better way to incorporate that than to have...