Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cheers to a New Year!

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Cheers to a fabulous 2012 full of amazing clients, wonderful collaborations, exciting travels, and the start of new adventures. We are thrilled to see what 2013 will bring! Wishing you all a magical evening and a brilliant start to a year full of love and success.  May all your midnight wishes come true…
xoxo

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 The Team:

Photos by Eric Kelley
Decor & Event Design by Easton
Venue – Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
Dress by Samuelle Couture
Make Up by Lora Elaine
Hair by Lucas Schaffer
Floral Design by Beehive Events
Printed Materials by Rock Paper Scissors
Calligraphy by Tara Jones
Rentals – Festive Fare
Models - Modelogic Wilhelmina

Color Me Beautiful: Evergreen

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It’s easy to be inspired by all the beautiful evergreens gracing hearths and bringing cheer to doorways. Evergreens are a classically elegant detail to incorporate into tablescapes or to attach to escort cards.  Add a sprig to a boutonniere or slip one into a napkin ring, and you’ll not only add beauty but also a pretty delightful aroma.

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Real wedding photos by Jose Villa, Escort cards, Emerald Skirt, Evergreen branch, Candles and tabletop, Wedding with pinecones photo by Jose Villa, Evergreen napkin rings, Sapling favors, Boxwood bunch

Ode to all things Printed!

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We have had an especially wonderful year of show stopping printed material suites and we would love to give a special THANK YOU to the our stationary gurus that make it all happen! Their creativity, technique and unwavering attention to detail inspire the Easton team and our brides daily. The printed suite is a defining element of the wedding, and discovering ways to uniquely and tastefully lace the details throughout the evening ties the vision together.

SIDESHOW PRESS – The ladies of Sideshow Press are a creative institution in Charleston, South Carolina. Known for their unbelievable letterpress designs and time-honored craftmanship, Sideshow Press delivers beyond beautiful work. As seen in Martha Stewart and Garden & Gun, we feel lucky to work with this remarkable team in Charleston. This year we produced a lavender and apricot suite for Southern Weddings Magazine and a beautiful velvet suite for The Knot.  We also collaborated on a lovely wedding and Charleston shoot and we cannot wait to share the images!

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ROCK PAPER SCISSORS – Talk about creative and inspiring energy, the team at Rock Paper Scissors never fails to wow us with their innovative ideas and new printed mediums. We feel amazingly fortunate to be able to collaborate with them on a regular basis. We did many a fun and fabulous printed suite this year and these are just two of the highlights. The gray and blush calligraphy suite for Whitney & Clarke in Southern Weddings Magazine was such a blast! We loved lacing the bee and garland motif throughout the details. The punchy patterned suite for Parker & Scott added that perfect touch of whimsy to their classic white and peony pink wedding.

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photos by Patricia Lyons – calligraphy by Jen Maton

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ERIKA JACK STATIONNAIRE
Erika Jack is known for her lovely and feminine bespoke designs. She works magic with swirls, angles, color, and her signature wax seal. She has a timeless, classic approach but is not afraid to push the envelope with a custom motif, monogram, or beautiful patterned liner. Not only is she a fabulous stationnaire but she is the graphic designer extraordinaire for The Scout Guide! We love any opportunity to work Erika – her work never fails to amaze. The suite below was featured in Southern Weddings Magazine for Lauren & Rob’s wedding. 

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Charleston Wedding Planner: Candlelight

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Candlelight might be the single most romantic detail of a wedding or special event.  Incorporating traditional white pillar or votive candles into your tablescape is a classic way to set the mood; however, we are more and more drawn to dramatic displays of soft, flickering light.  We’re loving hundreds (even thousands!) of candles burning atop tables and hanging from tree branches, tall pillars lighting ceremonies, and unique candle holders like mercury glass, mineral coasters, and glass terrariums.

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Candlelight and Mirror Table by Easton Events & photo by Patricia LyonsReception candles photo by Eric Kelley & styled by Joy ThigpenBowl of candles, Dock dinner, Bathtub photos by Elizabeth Messina, Hanging Lanterns by Easton Events & photo by Eric KelleyGlass bulb photo by Gabe Aceves, Hanging candles

Charleston Wedding at Lowndes Grove

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We simply loved this wedding! With a beautiful ceremony by the water, cocktails mingling throughout Lowndes Grove, and a Sperry tent on the front lawn, it was a perfect evening. There is something so timeless and charming about a palette of pale blue and cream for a late summer wedding. We are lucky to work with such amazingly talented people. The incredible team at Patrick Properties & Fish delighted our guests with a delicious low country meal. The floral wizards at Stems blew us away with their jaw-dropping ceremony arch and splendid arrangements. We adore the floral and lace wedding cake by Jim Smeal and the beautiful printed suite by the Lettered Olive. And many thanks to Blossoms Events who installed a gorgeous custom dancefloor! We are so delighted to have our office in Charleston and these stunning photos by Jen Fariello reinforce why!

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Our wonderful team

Photography: Jen Fariello
Venue: Lowndes Grove
Catering: Fish
Florals: Stems
Linens: La Tavola 
Dinner Linens: Festive Fare
Rentals: Event DRS
Tent: Sperry Tents Southeast
Printed Materials: The Lettered Olive
Wedding Cake: Jim Smeal
Make Up: Lora Elaine
Hair: Wedding Hair by Charlotte
Trolleys: Absolutely Charleston
Band: Two 3 Ways

Cheers! xo Lynn

Color Me Beautiful: Statement Veils

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A bride’s veil is one of those details that can truly make a statement on a wedding day.  Cathedral veils hearken back to the most formal, royal weddings and are just timelessly romantic.  Blushers in polka dot or edged in lace are flirtatious and sweet, while a Juliet cap veil is feminine with a bohemian edge.

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Real wedding by Elizabeth Messina, Dotted veil from BHLDN, Cathedral photo by Jose Villa, Side-tied veil, Kate Moss, Juliet cap veil, Monogram photo by Katelyn James, Edged in applique

Sunset on the Charleston Battery

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Historic-Charleston-Wedding PlannerWe love the Charleston wedding of our sweet Nicola and her charming husband Eddie beautifully captured by Brennan Wesley. Nicola is our interactive marketing producer with Blue Ion, and she has helped us visually transform and continually update our website over the years. We were so happy we could help her tie together the final details and send her down the aisle! She couldn’t have been any more beautiful. With many thanks to Nicola and the team at Blue Ion, take a peek at our recent portfolio updates!

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A special thank you to Snyder Event RentalsOoh Events! rentals.
And again, gorgeous photography by Brennan Wesley.