Real Bride Story- Cortney & Jake

- How did he propose? He proposed a few days after Christmas in downtown Charlotte, NC in a little park that had Christmas lights strung all over every tree. We went ice skating beforehand with my best friend and her husband. Then we went to a rooftop restaurant to celebrate! - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it We got married at Vesuvius Vineyards in N.C. I’ve always wanted to get married at a white plantation with columns. They had everything I wanted and it was only 10 minutes from our house! They also had availability for [...]


Real Bride Story: Kinley & Aaron

-How did he propose? At the top of the Sky Wheel in Pigeon Forge, TN overlooking the city covered in Christmas lights! - Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: We got married at our church, St. Thérèse of Lisieux, in Cleveland, TN. Our parish is like family, and the church itself is beautiful...all we did was add some candles to the windowsills! Our reception was at The Old Woolen Mill, also in Cleveland. The industrial look of the building combined with elegant decor in dark, moody colors created the most perfect atmosphere for late October. -What [...]


Fall Wedding Trends for 2020!

What a summer it has been bridal babes. While I’m sure a lot of us still had moments of summer sunshine and relaxation, I know we also experienced hardships and thought provoking events. With summers end just around the corner, we are so excited to dive into fall wedding season. We are here to share some of our favorite upcoming fall trends in the wedding world!  First, let’s start with decor! Velvet accessories are an upcoming trend, most specifically for fall and winter weddings! Incorporating deep blue and green velvet decorations into your table arrangements are a perfect way to [...]


Real Bride Story- Brittany & Buddy

In this post, we are featuring a stunning outdoor wedding! "My son walked me that was a really special moment and memory for all of us. His sign read: 'Thank you for loving us Dad!!' My husband and I have been together for 4 wonderful years. We have had a long 2 year engagement to make sure it's what we both really wanted for life with each other. I have waited a very long tine to find a man like him. He's truly my best friend! We both chose to get married on our farm with lots of family and [...]


Real Bride Story- Kelcie & Jake

-How did he propose? He proposed on the land that we have now built our first home on! -Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: The Homestead at Cloudland Station. We are both from Chickamauga, GA. I have dreamed about this venue for years! So happy it all worked out. -What was your favorite and least favorite part about the wedding planning process? I actually loved the entire process of wedding planning! My favorite was getting to pick all the little details and watching them come to life. -Any advice for other brides planning their big day? [...]


Real Bride Story- Michelle & Paul

Paul Grove and I married September 28th, 2019 at my great friend Andrea Crouch's amazing Lookout Mountain, Georgia home. It was a perfect evening with a beautiful and brilliant sunset! Our photographer was John Bamber with Bamber Photography and John did an Excellent job capturing our wedding weekend so beautifully!! Paul proposed to me in March by attaching my engagement ring to the collar of my dog Memphis! Memphis was in our wedding too, along with our best friends and family. I love my wedding gown that I got from Monica's!! Thank you so much for helping me find the perfect dress!!! [...]


Real Bride Story- Haley & Kevin

-How did he propose? Kevin proposed on our second day while on a family Alaskan Cruise in Juneau. We had a very quick stop to view a beautiful glacier before whale watching and I was so focused on getting through the hike and not missing the bus, I did not notice everyone strategizing to distract me while Kevin got the ring ready. Even though we were in a group, it was such a special one on one moment for us and the photo backdrop was not half bad either! I am so excited to take our children back to that [...]


Real Bride Story- Taylor & Makoa

-How did he propose? He came back from a deployment in Africa and while we were visiting family in Chattanooga he proposed in the middle of the Chattanooga Walking Bridge. Very romantic! Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: Our wedding reception was held in the top floor library of the university in my town. The main thing from a venue that we wanted was lots of space for plenty of family and friends to come and have lots of room dance and party. This venue let us do that! -What was your favorite and least favorite [...]


Real Bride Story- Callie & Sean

-How did he propose? After having a crush on him since the 1st grade, he took me to my families land in Dayton and proposed in such an intimate, private setting! It was so us, it was perfect. -Tell us about your venue and why you chose it: It was at the Read House, we love classic beauty, architecture and feeling. We wanted something super different and formal. It was absolutely breathtaking. What was your favorite and least favorite part about the wedding planning process? My favorite was the entire process! I absolutely loved all the meetings and emails with [...]


Real Bride Story- Ada & Joseph

-How did he propose? Long story short, I was confident that I knew the specific day that Joseph was going to propose because of random "pieces" I kept putting together... but my closest girlfriends eventually convinced me I was wrong & it's hard not to believe what your best friends tell you! So, on the day I originally thought was the proposal day, I took a nap & overslept before going to dinner with some friends. Therefore, my hair was a mess! When I left the house, my mom even asked me "are you sure you don't want to shower?" [...]

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