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From Brides, For Brides Part IV

From Brides, For Brides Part IV
It's that time again!  We are so excited to be welcoming two more of our past brides to our blog to share their wedding planning experiences with all of our lovely readers!  From budget concerns to their biggest stressors, we hope this bridal advice can help get you going in the right direction.  And don't forget to give us a call if you want to see how the A Southern[...]

Guide for Brides(maids)

Guide for Brides(maids)
Megan and Gina frequently joke about writing a book about all of the wonderful wedding stories they have compiled over the years. The release date is TBD (as well as the title, publisher, details, etc.) but we’ll keep you posted! From bridal meltdowns to disorderly guests and vendor disasters… we’ve got enough chapter titles to have multiple volumes. One chapter will [...]

Caroline and Dana’s Duke Chapel and Bay 7 Wedding Celebration!

Caroline and Dana's Duke Chapel and Bay 7 Wedding Celebration!
Meet Caroline and Dana!  This beautiful bride and handsome groom exchanged vows at Duke University Chapel which was the perfect setting for Caroline’s stunning wedding gown. Caroline was definitely channeling her inner Grace Kelly, and we couldn’t love her dress more! Our bride and groom (as you can tell) had an absolute blast working with the fabulous team from Carol[...]

Top 3 Reasons To Hire A Planner!

Top 3 Reasons To Hire A Planner!
Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and we believe you should be able to enjoy it!  Like your engagement, your wedding day happens once, and it will be over in the blink of an eye!  So why not hire someone who will allow the planning process to be stress free and enjoyable?  You might have known right away that you wanted to hire a planner [...]

Unveiling Traditions

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 many wedding traditions that did not survive over the years due to their (somewhat odd) orig[...]

Registry Advice from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry!

Registry Advice from Bailey's Fine Jewelry!
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. Many brides select a classic white with a subtle pattern or monogram. This china [...]

Bridal Party Gifts

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 Gift Ideas! Check our their post below for some great gift ideas and thanks for stopping by! &nbs[...]

Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase and The Wedding Affair at North Hills – Come See Us!

Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase and The Wedding Affair at North Hills - Come See Us!
When brides-to-be hear the words ‘wedding show’ their initial thought might be “this is going to be overwhelming!” There are a lot of vendors that participate in a wedding show; keep in mind that we are all there to help lessen the stress you and your family feel on the big day! This year we are participating in two weddings shows. On Sunday, January 27th, 2013 we [...]

Holiday Wedding Ideas

Holiday Wedding Ideas
It's that time of year when the weather is getting colder and the leaves are changing colors. Our holiday wedding season is kicking into gear and we are excited to share some of our favorite design ideas from past and future weddings for the holiday season! One of the easiest ways to incorporate the holiday atmosphere for your wedding is in the design details and dec[...]

Fall Trends 2012

Fall Trends 2012
Are you planning a wedding in the near future? We love updating you with the latest trends we are seeing so that you can take some of our ideas and incorporate them into your own wedding! Our fall wedding season has kicked into full gear and we are excited to share with you what our brides have chosen to include when it comes to the details of their big day. This upc[...]