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As many years as I have been a wedding photographer (started shooting weddings in 2011) I have to say, I have had an awful lot of brides express this fear. So I wanted to chat about it! I mean, is this something you should be worried about? When it comes down to it, is it […]

wedding planning

September 9, 2021

Is It Important for our Photographer to have worked at our venue before?

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I know one of the first things you start to think about once you know your engagement session is booked, is always what do I wear?! And as much as I love shopping, I know that it can definitely also become a little bit overwhelming. So I thought I would put together this little sundress […]

Engagement, wedding planning

May 7, 2021

Sundress Ideas for Summer Engagement Photos

three sundresses in pink and white for summer engagement photos
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With the rise of elopements and micro weddings in 2020 that seem to be sticking around for 2021, you’re faced with a whole new set of wedding planning standards and challenges. One of those challenges: finding a dress that you can take home in time for your elopement! I know there are plenty of wedding […]

wedding planning

February 12, 2021

Wedding Dresses Lubbock: Hello Honey Off the Rack!

where to buy your elopement wedding dresses in lubbock texas
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Looking for a Charleston Limo for your wedding day? Let me introduce you to The Pink Figgy instead. Not only, the most adorable, unique way to transport the bride and groom, but also an amazing photo opportunity 😉 I spoke to Meredith, the owner of The Pink Figgy, to find out why every pink-loving bride […]

wedding planning

January 29, 2021

Charleston Limo? Check this out instead | The Pink Figgy

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While putting this styled shoot together in the year of 2020, when the world went haywire and Covid was the culprit of postponing countless weddings, I was excited to showcase that even amidst all the wrong, you could still make your day all right. All it takes is just some small details to make it […]

Real weddings, wedding planning

January 27, 2021

Wedding Venues Lubbock : The Willows Styled Shoot

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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

graphic of South Carolina elopement
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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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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