Jennifer & Jamie’s Carolina Inn Wedding! Oct27

Jennifer & Jamie...

Jennifer and Jamie were married this past July at the gorgeous Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill and their reception followed at the historic Carolina Inn. Their ceremony was absolutely beautiful, and Jennifer looked stunning in her gown and cathedral length veil! Jennifer and Jamie were...

Christine and David ...

Christine and David had a lovely intimate wedding at The Umstead this past September. They were able to share the day with 20 of their closest family and friends. Christine knew she wanted to celebrate all the formal traditions of a big wedding, even though their event was small by design. ...

Laura and Chris: Car...

Laura and Chris were married this past April at one of our favorite places, The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill.  It was the perfect setting for this UNC-loving couple. Laura and Chris met while tailgating for a UNC football game in October of 2010 and it was love at first sight.  Their wedding...

Jessica and Ryan

Jessica and Ryan were married this past May at the historic Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. The ceremony took place outside in the Bryan Courtyard and the reception was held in the classic Old Well Ballroom. We absolutely loved working with Jessica and Ryan!  Their wedding was truly about the...

Kristin and Jeff

Kristin and Jeff were married this past June at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Their ceremony was both beautiful and sentimental, and afterward the guests headed on over to Haywood Hall (just a few blocks away) to enjoy dinner and dancing. The weather was absolutely perfect for this outdoor...

Pam & WesleyR...

Pam and Wesley were married this past June, and we are so excited to share their beautiful wedding photos with you! Their ceremony was held in Saint Mary’s Chapel in Raleigh and the reception was held at North Ridge Country Club. Our inspiration for Pam and Wesley’s wedding was a...

Victoria and Jeremy:...

Victoria and Jeremy were married this past May; the ceremony and reception were held at their beautiful home in Topsail Beach.  About 40 of Victoria and Jeremy’s closest friends and family joined them on an absolutely gorgeous day.  Victoria’s dear friend Petra officiated the...

Torie and Billy’s Duke Wedding Sep10

Torie and Billy̵...

Torie and Billy were married this past July in Durham.  Since they both attended school at Duke for school, they knew they wanted to have their ceremony at Duke Chapel.  It was only fitting…and, it’s incredibly beautiful!  They continued their celebration at Bay 7 in the...

Kate and Gus’ ...

I’m excited to share this wedding with you! Kate and Gus were married this past April in Kate’s hometown of Durham! We had so much fun planning their wedding even though Kate and Gus were living all the way in California. I may have been jealous every now and then during our phone...

Liz and Jamie’s Summer Wedding! Aug25

Liz and Jamie’...

Liz and Jamie were married this past July and I am so excited to share their wedding with you! It was such a pleasure working with Liz, Jamie and their family throughout the planning process. Liz and Jamie have such fun personalities, which we wanted to showcase throughout the wedding- we...

Justine and EricR...

It’s here!!!  We’ve been waiting (maybe not so patiently) to share this beautiful wedding with you.  We had to wait to share it until it was published on a national blog, which you can see featured on Elizabeth Anne Designs. Justine and Eric were married on June 28, 2013. Their ceremony...

Lauren and Taylor: E...

Lauren and Taylor are getting married in December at First United Methodist Church in Rocky Mount, NC with dinner and dancing to follow at the beautiful Rose Hill Plantation.  We are incredibly excited to share this sweet couple’s engagement with you all and can’t wait to continue...

Laura and HunterR...

We are SO excited to share with you Laura and Hunter’s wedding at The Pavilions at the Angus Barn in Raleigh, NC! In an earlier blog post we shared their engagement photos and the fact that they are my family; I’m so glad that they chose to share their special day with everyone...

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...