New Wedding Etiquette – Who Pays For What?

These days, the rules of who pays for what when it comes to a wedding are a little more in the grey area than in years past…for quick and easy reference, SB&G has provided a short and sweet list of new wedding etiquette so you know what to expect from whom!

Old Wedding Etiquette Rules: Wedding and reception expenses for a first marriage were traditionally the sole responsibility of the bride’s family. When paying, they … Read More

Sophisticated Black and White Raleigh Wedding

Courtney & Mario

Courtney and Mario’s sophisticated and elegant wedding at the Raleigh Marriott City Center was everything they envisioned and more. The black and white color theme with accents of gold only added to the elegance of the night. All the aspects of the celebration were chose to align with their classic theme and the affair was straight out of an old hollywood film.

They couple met on a dating site and knew it … Read More

Simply Romantic Wedding Floral Inspiration

Floral Inspiration

Roses of pink and coral are weaved within a garland of greenery by Tre Bella Flowers to create sweetly sophisticated table runners for rustic wood tables and chairs. This table is perfect for celebrating and conversing while being just frilly enough to add your favorite flowers and colors with a natural look. The complementary bouquet has a freshly gathered garden touch.

Jessica Yee at The Oblique Pen created these classically romantic calligraphy place … Read More

How To Honor The Father of the Bride at the Wedding

Father of the Bride

Since Father’s Day is just around the corner (this Sunday!) – we thought we’d dedicate this Friday post to ideas that will make the Father of the bride feel special on his daughter’s wedding day; to show him that no matter how old you are, or who comes into your life, you’ll always be his little girl.

1. Give Him A Little Gift

Some of our favorite tokens on a wedding … Read More

Charming Raleigh Wedding With a Natural Theme at Saint Mary’s Chapel

Gabie & Rob

Everyone knows that you can’t resist a guy in a band. Gabie learned that first hand with her now husband Rob. Though they attended the same high school, it wasn’t until years later when she coincidentally ended up where his band was playing, that they re-met one another and immediately hit it off. Fast forward to May of 2017 – the couple tied the knot with a charming Raleigh wedding with a … Read More

North Carolina Elegant Wedding Floral Inspiration

The Art of Elegance

Beautiful flowers combined with an eye for design reminiscent of the Far East, but uniquely all-American in this two-tiered sculpted arrangement. University Florists artfully combines many NC native flowers with classic orchids and garden roses, achieving a timeless elegance. Get inspired for your wedding with this North Carolina elegant wedding floral inspiration photo shoot.

University Florists created a simple yet elegant tablescape with natural colors as a base and added a … Read More