Recently, I was asked by one of my favorite outlets, Southern Living, to explain the difference between a Welcome Party and a Post Toast when it comes to your wedding weekend events. These two terms have been used nearly interchangeably in my experience, but since you’ll have to eventually put a name to your wedding […]

To Welcome Party or to Post Toast? You choose!

While all types of designers will take inspiration from all types of places, there’s one spot that continues to be a major influence on my own perspective on wedding design. Interior design is so closely intertwined with wedding design that people often confuse the two disciplines – assuming that a talented designer in one space […]

Designing for Your Lifestyle: The intersection of interiors and weddings

The flowers from your big day won’t last forever—but your wedding photos will. So it’s important that you hire a photographer who understands your style, personalities, and venue. Because when you really think about it, the pictures taken at your ceremony and reception will be the memories that you’ll display in your home, revisit every […]

Little Black Book: Southeastern Photographers

Last week, we (along with 30ish other industry professionals) tucked ourselves away in Highlands, North Carolina, where we guest hosted Emergence, an invite-only multi-day experience for us to share our ideas—and get some new ones, too. Here, we explain what made this getaway so special, and why it’s a must-book for other wedding pros. Photography: […]

Our Emergence: Highlands, North Carolina Experience

It’s no secret that Engage! is one of our favorite times of the year. Not only do we get to reconnect with our favorite industry professionals and friends, we also get to experience a new place, and this fall’s Engage! Summit didn’t disappoint. This time, we were whisked away to the Irish countryside outside of […]

Our Engage!22 Ireland Travel Diary

This summer, Julie had the pleasure of visiting Peru, a Southern American nation known for stretches of Amazon rainforest, and the historical Machu Picchu. Here’s everything she saw, ate, and visited during her weeklong, life-changing trip. Images courtesy of Belmond Where I visited: Peru Why Peru: Belmond invited me to experience their properties, and I […]

Julie’s Peru Travel Diary

Though the summer season may be slowing down, there’s still time to squeeze in one more great vacation. Whether you’re looking for a dreamy book-on-the-beach getaway or a bustling city escape, here are our favorite places for soaking in a few more days of summer. For Low Country Leisure: Montage Palmetto Bluff This South Carolina […]

Our Favorite End of Summer Getaways

At Intertwine, a destination flower design company, founder Kelly Lenard takes her inspiration from Mother Nature, where clusters of blooms and natural shapes inform the way she brings ceremonies and parties to life. With an emphasis on seasonal arrangements, her work has been featured in VOGUE Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings, and now, here, too. We […]

Vendor Spotlight: Kelly Lenard

The couple: Maggie Benton and Andrew Counce  Wedding date: May 22, 2021 Venue: Pursell Farms in Sylacauga, Alabama. We fell in love with the Southern charm and the hospitality. The venue was perfect and we had all of our family and friends on one property for a whole weekend. They enjoyed it so much and […]

Real Wedding: Maggie + Andrew in Sylacauga, Alabama 

In our Dreamy Domestic Destinations series, we highlight our favorite wedding destinations and venues across the country. In our latest edition, we’re heading to Mexico for the most stunning places to exchange vows against a sunkissed backdrop, on a sandy strand, or along a grove of palm trees.   One&Only Palmilla Photography: Chard Photo The lovefest […]

Dreamy Domestic Destinations: Fun in the Sun Edition