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Industrial Venue Goes Tropical

Modern Summer Wedding with Tropical Vibes at The Fairview Raleigh, by C and D Events

The Fairview Raleigh is a new warehouse venue near downtown Raleigh. Its open spaces and white exposed brick walls serve as a blank canvas for any event. NC wedding planners C and D Events brought modern design and a tropical flair to this space.

The wedding venue shares a building with their sister company, ThemeWorks. This specialty rental company has furniture, lighting and more. Many of their products are showcased in this Fairview Raleigh wedding inspiration. A vibrant color palette and tropical wedding flowers make this design perfect for summer!

All photos are by Fancy This Photography. This photo shoot was featured in the 2019 Southern Bride & Groom magazine.

Green and Grey Wedding Party at The Fairview Raleigh Venue with Drapery Chandelier Vibrant Summer Floral Fancy This

The Fairview Raleigh Wedding Venue is a Blank Slate for C and D Events

The Fairview wedding venue is a newly renovated warehouse with a stunning view of Raleigh’s skyline. C and D Events chose to fashion a colorful and contemporary ceremony and an an elegant reception for this chic urban space. The design team highlighted shades of purple while mixing the lighting and furnishings to match. The Fairview’s soaring ceilings allow for creative drapery and fabulous floral masterpieces by The English Garden florist of Raleigh.

Modern Minimalist Wedding Invitation Suite Black and Grey Stationer by One and Only Paper
Groom in Suit on Modern White Lounge Under Gold Geometric Chandeliers at The Fairview Raleigh
Simple Bridal Portrait in Gilded Bridal Gown White Dress at The Fairview Raleigh
Bride in Gorgeous Gilded Bridal Gown holding Tropical Bouquet of Green Purple and Orange Flowers
Groom Wearing Handsome Grey and Silver Tux with Striped Bow tie and Orange Purple Boutonniere
Dazzling Diamonds Direct Engagement Ring and Wedding Band on Industrial Surface
Bride and Groom Dance with Tropical Bouquet Underneath Modern Lantern Chandeliers at Fairview Raleigh
Bride and Groom Hold Hands with Diamonds Direct Raleigh Engagement Rings
Close up of Bride and Groom Kiss with Purple Backlighting and Modern Industrial Chandeliers
Bride and Groom Pose in Front of Drapery with Tropical Bouquet at Fairview Raleigh Wedding Venue
Wedding Party Sits on Lounge on Outdoor Patio at Fairview Raleigh Wedding Venue
Vibrant Green Plants and Tropical Florals on Outdoor Patio Lounge by ThemeWorks at the Fairview Raleigh
Green Orange and Purple Petite Florals on Glass Cocktail Table on Outdoor Patio

Romantic Outdoor Patio at The Fairview Raleigh

One of the most wonderful elements of The Fairview’s large industrial space is that it can handle all of the wedding day’s events. The outdoor patio at the Fairview features a chic bar perfect for stylish decor and gathering. Romantic strands of twinkle lights and coffee tables covered in fresh floral arrangements make this outdoor patio space purely magical. All of the chandeliers and furnishings seen in this styled shoot can be chosen from the Themeworks collections and installed here or rented for the wedding venue of your choice! Southern Bride & Groom loves the upscale wedding inspiration by C and D Events for an elegant, modern vibe in a warehouse setting.

Tropical Pink Orange and Purple Floral Centerpiece on Glass Minimalist Coffee Table
Tropical Floral Centerpiece sits on Glass Coffee Table in Front of White Lounge Settee in Outdoor Patio Area
Small Green and Orange Florals and Gold Votives on Glass Cocktail Table in Outdoor Patio Space
Naturally Gorgeous Bridesmaid with Hair and Makeup by Silverceiling Beauty Consulting Raleigh in Purple Gown
Pale Purple Bridesmaid Dress with Tropical Summer Floral Bouquet of Green Purple and Orange Design
Pale Blue Bridesmaid Dress with Vibrant Tropical Floral Bouquet of Green Orange and Purple
Natural Soft Hair Curls and Light Makeup Styled by Silverceiling for Bridesmaid in Pale Blue Dress

Hair and Makeup Styling by Silverceiling Beauty Consulting of Raleigh

Silverceiling is a bridal hair and makeup business based in of Wilmington and Raleigh. They has a team of some of the top airbrush artists and hairstylists in NC and can accommodate any size wedding party. Each makeup look and hairstyle they create is specifically customized for the individual! In this styled photo shoot at The Fairview Raleigh, Silverceiling gave the ladies soft, natural hair dos. Their expert makeup talent allowed the ladies to glow with natural beauty and joy.

We are in love with these mix and match bridesmaids dresses from Bella Bridesmaids. Located in Cary, Bella Bridesmaids has the largest collection of bridesmaid dresses from the world’s leading designers. No matter what style the bride envisions, the girls can have a group consultation that is all about the bridesmaids. The pale green and muted purple bridesmaids dresses in this styled shoot are simple yet stunning.

Ivory White Round Bar and Wedding Reception Furniture from Themeworks and Twinkle Lights
Lavendar Prosecco Purple Cocktails by Rocky Top Catering on a White Modern Wedding Reception Bar
Whimsical Purple Puff Ball Floral Arrangements and Modern Lighting Decorate Wedding Reception Bar

Cocktail Hour at The Fairview Raleigh with a Modern White Bar from ThemeWorks

Cocktail hour is when the wedding celebration begins! Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from Rock Top Catering were the order of the day at stations handsomely tiered by C and D Events. Lavender and Prosecco-Lemonade cocktails rested beautifully atop the modern white bar from ThemeWorks. The bar and various lounges created comfortable gathering areas for the wedding party and guests.

Wedding Party Lean Against Modern White Round Bar Beneath Industrial Themed Lighting Fixtures
Groom Holds Fluffy Dog with Bride on White Round Bar from ThemeWorks
Modern Minimalist Bar Shelves Stacked with Wedding Reception Beverages and Decor
Bride and Bridesmaid Cheers Lavender Cocktails in Gilded Bridal Gowns and Dresses
Handsome Groomsman in Grey Tux with Purple Bow Tie and Cocktail Glass
Purple Bridesmaid and Grey Groomsman Pop Champagne by Drapery and Green Tropical Plant
Industrial Wedding Reception with Modern White Lounge Purple Pillows Green Plant Sphere Chandeliers
Gold Glass Cocktail Tables with Bohemian Rug Carpet and White Lounge with Purple Pillows
Dainty Steak Hors de Oeuvres by Purple Floral Decoration by Rocky Top Catering
Colorful Tomato Mozzarella Caprese Appetizers on White Marble Slab by Rocky Top Catering for Wedding
Beautiful Appetizer Presentation with Floral Decor and White Marble Serving Platters by Rocky Top Catering
Whimsical Modern Wedding Reception Head Table with Purple Linen Greenery Wall and Magnificent Chandelier
Vibrant Tropical Floral Arrangements and Tall Candle Sticks with small votives on Purple Linen
Minimalist Dish ware and Napkin with Vibrant Tropical Floral Arrangements and Candles

Modern Tropical Wedding Tablescape by English Garden Raleigh

C and D Events chose contemporary acrylic containers for the altar that The English Garden paired with trend-focused greenery and flowers. Ultra-mod acrylic guest chairs and containers from ThemeWorks welcome a new direction in the decor. Ferns and eucalyptus mixed with tropic and garden blooms speak wild sophistication. This outdoor theme is continued with greenery shrub panels producing a regal garden look. Dinner was served plated on elegant pottery ware from Party Reflections on gem-toned linens.

Modern White Round Sectional and Whimsical Flowers with Purple Backlighting on White Drapery
Smiling bride and bridesmaids with tropical flower bouquets in front of white drapery and chandelier
Bride shows off Tara La Tour Wedding Dress Train from Gilded Bridal with Tropical Floral Bouquets
Yummy Delicious Wedding Desserts in Mini Pies and Eclairs by Sugar Euphoria
Gorgeous Wedding Dessert Table with Cake and miniature sweet treats by Sugar Euphoria
Delicious and Beautiful Dessert Table Designed by Sugar Euphoria for Wedding

Delicious Dessert Table Designed by Sugar Euphoria

After dinner, comes dessert. The minimalist two tiered cake designed by Sugar Euphoria looked beautiful surrounded by a variety of desserts. Guests love selecting their favorite pastries or a piece of champagne-infused cake with peach and buttercream. Located in Raleigh, NC, Sugar Euphoria is a bakery that specializes in wedding cakes for Raleigh and the Triangle Area. They also bake sweets for dessert bars, such as cupcakes, macarons, and cake pops

Bride and Groom Share a Kiss Before Magical Drapery and Wedding Reception Decor
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