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Ahh! I had such a blast at Jessica & Gregory’s wedding at Bella Vie in Lubbock, Texas! Amidst the global pandemic, Jessica & Gregory had to reschedule their wedding and found me last minute (literally less than month before their big day!) And I’m so glad they did! From hanging out with the girls in […]

Real weddings

December 20, 2020

Bella Vie Lubbock | Jessica & Gregory

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My how elopements have changed! From being a super last minute, no details, ‘no plan’ type of ceremony… to a well thought out, detail oriented, tiny intimate wedding ceremony. I know for myself, I wanted to still have our elopement feel special, detailed and planned out. But planning the destination elopement all by myself did […]

wedding planning

December 19, 2020

South Carolina Elopement Wedding Planner | Styled Elopement

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My Sweet little boy: I’m not really sure where the time went, but here you are now two years old. It’s like I blinked and you went from this little newborn baby boy to scaling the walls of our house! Everyday you get stronger, smarter and sweeter. The strangest concept that I’ve yet to wrap […]

My Life

October 23, 2020

My Baby is 2: An open Letter to My son.

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I’m so excited about today’s blog post! Not only is it featuring one of my favorite companies, Basic Invite, I’m also chatting about a wedding day item that I feel like doesn’t get much thought and attention! And that is your wedding day guestbook! I wanna touch on the value of having one, why you […]

wedding planning

October 15, 2020

Custom Guestbooks For Your Wedding Day

a custom guestbook and graphic saying why its important
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I am so excited to be back today featuring the Wingate Place! Formerly known as the Wingate Plantation, this is a STUNNING Charleston wedding venue! A short drive to the Charleston peninsula, the Wingate Place sits on 180 acres with some of the most beautiful ancient oak trees and scenery to fill your wedding day […]

wedding planning

October 9, 2020

Charleston Wedding Venue | Wingate Place

owners of wingate place a Charleston wedding venue
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Today It is all about planning a successful styled shoot! I have had SO many people ask me and wanting to know exactly how to do this, so I am super excited to be sharing with you some of my best tips on how to make it a success. When I started planning mine, I […]


October 2, 2020

Styled Shoot : Must Know Tips to Make it a Success

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You guys the day is FINALLY here and I can hardly contain my excitement. Up at 5:30 and just full of energy to write today’s post, Melissa Grissom Presets have officially launched, yes your new favorite Light and Airy presets for lightroom and lightroom mobile are here! 😉 It’s always a little nerve racking to […]


September 25, 2020

Light and Airy Presets for Lightroom | Melissa Grissom Presets

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Y’all it is my genuine mission to get a wedding album into every couple’s home! A wedding album, designed by a professional photographer and printed at a lab that exclusively sells to wedding photographers, will be an investment for you, and I get that. And I also understand that every bride has a budget, but […]

wedding planning

September 12, 2020

5 Reasons Why You Need A Wedding Album

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So excited today to have our Vendor Feature showcase this amazing wedding florist in Charleston SC, Petaloso! You guys, Lori’s work is INCREDIBLE. Literally obsessed. And she is the absolute sweetest! Advice from Lori : Florist in Charleston SC When I asked Lori what advice she would want to tell every bride if she could, […]

wedding planning

September 8, 2020

Wedding Florist in Charleston SC | Petaloso

graphic featuring Lori the owner of we are a petals a wedding florist in charleston sc
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In the short time that I spent with Rebecca and Brian, I can for sure just say they are some of the sweetest people I’ve ever met! So warm and friendly, they just radiate joy and positivity and I truly adored that about them. And can I just say their Washington Square Park engagement session […]


August 31, 2020

Washington Square Park Engagement | Rebecca + Brian