Category archives: Outdoor Weddings

Jorge and Mary’s Umstead Hotel and Spa Wedding!

Jorge and Mary's Umstead Hotel and Spa Wedding!
We are very pleased to introduce you to Mary and Jorge! This sweet couple dreamed of a casual but sophisticated event that would represent their laid back personalities, while also tying in the glamorous setting of The Umstead Hotel and Spa. Mary had a vision of bringing the outdoors in, so we transformed the space into a rustic yet elegant affair for her spring time [...]

Lisa and Matt’s Carolina Inn Wedding Celebration!

Lisa and Matt's Carolina Inn Wedding Celebration!
Since they met in North Carolina and fell in love here too, Lisa and Matt never doubted that The Carolina Inn was the perfect location to exchange their vows. This sweet couple envisioned an intimate celebration where their closest family and friends could share in their joy and also have the opportunity to explore North Carolina, one of the places they love most!  Ea[...]

Clare and David’s Airlie Garden Wedding

Clare and David's Airlie Garden Wedding
Clare and David were married at the breathtakingly beautiful Airlie Gardens in Wilmington, North Carolina this past May.  It was an absolutely perfect day for their family and friends to celebrate their love! The ceremony took place underneath a canopy of trees and Spanish moss, creating a romantic atmosphere for Clare and David to exchange their wedding vows. Stun[...]

Morgan & Thompson’s Wedding

Morgan & Thompson's Wedding
Morgan and Tomp were married Memorial Day weekend in Washington, NC --  affectionately known as "little" Washington to those in our home state.  We are thrilled to be sharing their wedding story and photos by Michelle Gunton Photography! The girls started off the day embracing the small-town culture by getting ready at The Pamilco House Bed & Breakfast while th[...]

Natalie and Mike: Southern Pines Wedding!

Natalie and Mike: Southern Pines Wedding!
Natalie and Mike were married this past September in an outdoor ceremony on the beautiful property of the historic Weymouth Center in Southern Pines.  I was really excited when Natalie’s mom contacted me back in May about her daughter’s wedding.  I didn't personally know Natalie before we started planning her wedding, but my own mother and Natalie’s mom are very close[...]

Caroline and Bobby: Backyard Wedding!

Caroline and Bobby: Backyard Wedding!
Caroline and Bobby were married this past June at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with dinner and dancing at Caroline’s parents' home in Durham. Although the week leading up to the wedding was full of storms and flooding, we did not let this stand in our way. The wedding day itself was beautiful; the rainy streak ended and the sun broke through the clouds shining down on [...]

Cameron and Eleanor

Cameron and Eleanor
Cameron and Eleanor were one of my favorite couples who I sent down the aisle this past Friday at Sisters Garden. We had a beautiful candlelit ceremony under the tent on the patio. I actually held back tears on this one, they were so sweet! The couple had 2 special songs picked out to be played by close friends during the ceremony that added a beautiful touch. As you [...]