Soft Spring Light Graces Highgrove Estate Wedding

A Highgrove Estate wedding in the spring is a dream. Add natural light wedding photographer Jamie Blow into the mix and you have nothing short of magic.

Cristina Kim and Dan Havens grew up in the same area, ran in the same circle of friends, and even crossed paths many times before finally meeting at a party. They bonded over their many connections (and their mutual love for Carolina Ale House cheese fries) and knew … Read More

Romantic Wrightsville Beach Wedding Inspiration

Our beaches are a point of pride for most North Carolinians. From the famed Outer Banks, to the pristine shores of remote nooks like Topsail and Bald Head Island, to bustling destinations like Atlantic Beach, each has its own personality and vibe. One of the most special NC beaches – popular for vacations and destination weddings alike – is Wrightsville. Neighbor to the charming town of Wilmington – the “Charleston of NC,” if you will, … Read More

Indoor Garden Wedding at The Atrium Wilmington

Among all of the weddings we see, the words of some couples stand out, and even give us a lesson in love. Today we are sharing a lovely indoor garden wedding that took place last spring at The Atrium, in the heart of downtown Wilmington, NC.

During the spring of 2011, Matt and Preston were both employed at Easter Seals UCP in Wilmington, working with children with special needs. This was lucky for them, because … Read More

Pick a Pair for March Madness

Striped Shoes by Lillybee to match your University Colors

Whether you were raised in NC or have transplanted here, you likely have a favorite college team. It’s no secret that the Triangle Area is home to one of the most well-known college sports rivalries in the nation, UNC versus Duke basketball. But the fun-spirited competition doesn’t stop there. With so many NC universities with excellent teams in close proximity, the ACC basketball tournament becomes a … Read More

Soft Pink and Silver Wedding for Duke Alum

Happy Wedding Wednesday! March Madness is almost here – why not bring a bit of that spirit to your own wedding, like Taylor and Tres did for their Duke themed wedding last fall! This elegant affair was also featured in the 2017 edition of Southern Bride & Groom Magazine. Despite sharing similar social circles at Duke University, it took a 2011 summer internship in Guatemala for Taylor Starks and Tres Ricks to officially meet. They … Read More

Planning a Chapel Wedding in the Raleigh Area

Wedding planners in the Triangle warn that saying “I Do” in a local chapel takes advanced planning. Barring another couple’s misfortunes, the months of April, May and June are pretty much off the table a year in advance, as is October. Some savvy brides have already snapped up prime dates for fall 2018 and spring 2019.

“This is such a growing area and the increase we’re seeing in weddings is just crazy,” says Raleigh wedding … Read More