Monthly Archives: November 2012

Styled Getaways

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The getaway car has become one of our favorite details of the wedding day.  It leaves guests with a lasting impression of your event, and it can showcase some of the most beautifully styled details – floral wreaths, monograms, garlands, even sparklers.  The getaway car is a timelessly romantic backdrop for your wedding sendoff.

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Ruche bridal lookbook, Just married, Peony bouquet by Emily Blake, Car garland styled by Joy Thigpen & photo by Eric Kelley, Black getaway car photo by Jose Villa, Sparkler sendoff, 1920′s real wedding photo by Caroline Tran, Kiss goodbye, Moss wreath

Charleston Wedding Inspiration: Mercury Glass

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Mercury glass, that mirrored, antiqued metal, is inspiring us – atop tables, in ribboned vases hanging from trees, as candle votives, and grouped in various textures and shades.  This shimmery metal can create great drama when used in complement with other materials like wood, rose gold, or linens.  Keep your table warm and inviting by incorporating soft textures and tones.

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Orange real wedding source unknown, Rustic table setting photo by Tec Petaja, Italian wedding photo by Tory Williams, Hanging vase photo by Mi Belle, Orange and peach table, Peach centerpiece, Candlelight

Charleston Wedding Inspiration: Winter White

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It may not be snowing in Virginia quite yet but with parts of the country receiving their first bout of chilly weather, we’re dreaming of winter whites.  A snowy backdrop can be beautiful for a wedding, but even if you aren’t expecting snowfall on your wedding day, a wintery mix of whites, ivories, and creams in a variety of textures can evoke the beauty and glamour of a brisk walk through the snowdrifts.

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Lace dress, Chandelier, Bride in the snow, Table setting, Real wedding photos by Benj Haisch, Chanel runway, Snowy street, Bouquet photo by Benj Haisch, Peony bouquet, White and burlap table photo by Kristyn Hogan

The Knot Magazine Feature.

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We’re so giddy to announce our 6 pg spread in the latest issue of The Knot, national! We had the amazing opportunity to work with amazing New York foodie Peter Callahan,  the beautiful Southern Blooms, and Charleston Letterpress gurus Sideshow Press! Huge thanks to fab New York photographer Philip Ficks for the amazing imagery.

We are loving the sumptuous nature of velvet mixed with the loose and romantic whimsy of complementing floral design! Hope you enjoy! xoxo Lynn

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Huge thanks to Jen Fariello for all the extra behind the scenes pics and Eric Kelley for snapping some quick shots of the magazine for us!

Details:

Jewels: Kira Kira
Rentals: Festive Fare
Velvet albums: Velvet Raptor
Ribbon: Mokuba
Calligraphy: Jen Maton, If so Inklined
Printed Suite: Sideshow Press
Floral Design: Southern Blooms
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Food design: Peter Callahan  

William Aiken House Wedding Inspiration with Gayle Brooker Photography

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We had the great opportunity to do a sweet little inspiration shoot with Gayle Brooker Photography in Charleston, SC! William Aiken House is absolutely stunning, and we are delighted to have our Charleston office just around the corner. So excited to be doing weddings there next year!

We love adding texture and layers to a table design. Pairing a crisp pleated white table linen with layers of colorful china adds a touch of whimsy to tradition. We especially love the clean lines and warm honey color of Snyder’s Lane Chair … hope you enjoy! xoxo Lynn

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Contributors:

Venue: William Aiken House
Photography: Gayle Brooker Photography
Floral Design: Blossoms Events 
Gelato: Paolo’s Gelato
Macaroons: Christophe Chocolatier
Hair + Make-up: Wedding Hair by Charlotte
Dress: Romona Keveza via Maddison Row
Shoes: Bob Ellis Shoes
Paper Suite: Dani Antol with Rock Paper Scissors
Calligraphy: Tara Jones Calligraphy
Styling & Production: Easton Events
Suiting: Grady Ervin & Co.
Tabletop: Festive Fare Party Rentals
Tables & Chairs: Snyder Event Rentals
Specialty Silver: The Silver Vault
Trolley: Absolutely Charleston
Bride & Groom: Tout Talent 

Color Me Beautiful: Wreath Inspired

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It’s beginning to be that time of year again: When wreaths grace doors, windows, and shops, displaying evergreens and seasonal florals.  As a floral headpiece or an elegant boxwood chair adornment, wreaths can be a beautiful addition to your wedding day decor.

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#GoVote

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… Just Go Vote!

Inspired by http://govotenov6.tumblr.com … take a moment to check out these different artists’ interpretation of the slogan #GoVote.

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We are proud of our country and especially proud to exercise our right to vote!

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Image 1 by Joseph Allesio , Image 2 by Shepard Fairey, Image 3 by Bryan Condra via http://govotenov6.tumblr.com, Image 4 by Jen Fariello.