Category archives: 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 [...]

Rachel and David’s Outdoor Garden Wedding at The Sutherland!

Rachel and David's Outdoor Garden Wedding at The Sutherland!
Rachel and Dave were married this past April in a beautiful garden ceremony at The Sutherland in Wake Forest.  With both being in the hospitality industry, these two knew they wanted to throw a fabulous party for their friends and family with tasty food, great music, and a relaxed ambience.  We had the most fun planning this gorgeous day.... from the long farm style[...]

Band vs. DJ

Band vs. DJ
Let's face it, music can make or break your reception and choosing the right option can be a daunting task. There seems to be endless options... you watch highlight reels, look at the difference in pricing and wonder which is right for your special night. To make it easier on you we've created a list of things to consider to help you make one of the first decisions in[...]

Emily and Ryan’s Fall Merrimon Wynne Wedding!

Emily and Ryan's Fall Merrimon Wynne Wedding!
Emily and Ryan were married in October at one of our most favorite Raleigh wedding venues...The Merrimon-Wynne!  The fall weather was perfect, the sun was shining, and their day was full of laughter, happiness, and special family moments!  We loved getting to know Emily (and her sweet mom!) while planning the wedding!  Emily always arrived at our appointments full of [...]

Taylor and Tres’ Duke Chapel and Washington Duke Inn Wedding!

Taylor and Tres' Duke Chapel and Washington Duke Inn Wedding!
We are so excited to be sharing Taylor and Tres' wedding on our blog!  This wedding was a special planning collaboration with Grace Leisure Events (a fellow planner and friend) and this family was a dream come true to work with!    We were honored to work alongside Grace to help plan an event with Taylor and Tres' and their families.  As the wedding weekend approached[...]

Kelli and Will’s 12 Oaks Country Club Wedding!

Kelli and Will's 12 Oaks Country Club Wedding!
  A fall day surrounded by rich colors, crisp fall weather and love… could it get any better? We don’t think so!  Kelli and Will said “I Do” in November at the beautiful 12 Oaks Country Club, and we are excited to share this sweet couple's wedding with you today!  A warm palette of jewel tones, copper and greenery accented the industrial chic space that is 12 Oa[...]

Dennis and Margaret’s Umstead Wedding!

Dennis and Margaret's Umstead Wedding!
Classic and sophisticated describes not only this chic affair but this sweet couple who said “I Do” this October at The Umstead Hotel and Spa.  Margaret and Dennis are two of the most poised, kind and genuine people we have had the pleasure of working with and their wedding day was truly a reflection of the love they have for not only each other but their friends and [...]