Category archives: Reception Locations

Gayna and Jonathan’s Southern Romance Wedding

Gayna and Jonathan's Southern Romance Wedding
Gayna and Jonathan were married this past October at Rose Hill Plantation. It was such a joy working with this genuinely sweet, thoughtful, and head over heels in love couple! Rose Hill Plantation was the perfect place to host their elegant southern wedding and have all their closest family and friends celebrate their love. Overlooking the water and fields, Gayna and [...]

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 [...]

Taylor and Marcus Paige’s Chapel Hill Wedding

Taylor and Marcus Paige's Chapel Hill Wedding
Taylor and Marcus were married this past summer at the beautiful Chapel Hill Country Club. This sweet couple was such a joy to work with, and we could not be happier for them and their new life together. It was the perfect day to say "I Do" and celebrate with family and friends. Although a wonderful summer rain came through, that did not stop Taylor and Marcus from[...]

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[...]

Sydney and Rob’s Summertime Merrimon Wynne Wedding

Sydney and Rob's Summertime Merrimon Wynne Wedding
Sydney and Rob celebrated one of the best days of their lives this past July in downtown Raleigh! From the first time we met with Sydney and her mom Kim, we knew that although some might think it's crazy to get married in the dead of summer in North Carolina, this family could handle it! Love and compassion surrounded them and their friends and family the enti[...]

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 [...]

Akeem and Dana’s Umstead Hotel and Spa Wedding Celebration

Akeem and Dana's Umstead Hotel and Spa Wedding Celebration
An evening full of love, laughter and lots of sparkle made for the most magical early Spring wedding at The Umstead Hotel and Spa.  Lush blooms, crystal chandeliers and mirrored accents created a extravagant yet intimate setting for our sweet couple, Akeem and Dana, to say "I Do"!   From mirrored stationery to a seven foot tall hanging wedding cake, each and every det[...]

Kelly and Drew’s Emerald Green Summer Umstead Wedding

Kelly and Drew's Emerald Green Summer Umstead Wedding
Meet Kelly and Drew, dental school sweethearts who said "I do" this June at the beautiful Umstead Hotel and Spa.  This super sweet couple dreamed of an elegant affair full of candlelight, greenery and delicious bites for their guests - making The Umstead the perfect destination for their wedding celebration.  A palette of emerald green and charcoal grey brought warmth[...]

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[...]