Wedding blog

Jason + Scott

We ended our year with Jason + Scott on the beach for an intimate family wedding. I honestly don't even know what to say about these two, they were SO sweet and you could feel how much they love each other. So dapper. SO kind. Those are pretty much our favorite things. Oh, and matching Cartier rings? Yes, please!

Jason works for the Parks department, so tying the knot on a natural beach really meant a lot to him, and it was gorgeous out, so I think it worked for everyone. We ended with cake at the Twisted Vine in downtown Fort Myers, another favorite of the couples'. These are our favorite weddings; at your favorite places, with your favorite people, with our favorite kind of love.

xoxo

-J

Kate and Mac's Biltmore Estate Wedding

Kate and Mac's wedding at the Biltmore Estate was one of the all-around happiest weddings we've ever done. Everyone was smiling from start to finish, especially our gushing bride! They definitely went out of their way to make sure their reception at Deerpark was a party for their guests. A meandering mariachi band, corntoss, jumbo jenga, and to top everything off, the evening culminated with the entire party dancing the Jarabe Tapatío! You've got to see these, we loved these people.

Planner - Asheville Event Co

Videographer - 2 Cents Film

DJ - A Bride's DJ

Mariachi - The Mobile Hombres

Dinner & Cake - Biltmore

Carrie and Blakes Lake Lure Wedding

We last saw Carrie & Blake in Charleston, we absolutely loved their engagement session earlier this year, (check that out here). These two have such a great love for each other, and you can feel that love in how much fun they have with each other. It's really great to be around. Their big day started with an amazing bridal brunch at the Lodge on Lake Lure, followed by the ceremony & reception at Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure. We've gotta be straight with you - their reception was so much fun it was ridiculous. Everybody was dancing, and the entire party hit up the photobooth at least a few times, and everything culminated with a great sparkler exit at the end of the night.

We hope you enjoy these two as much as we did, look forward for more posts from us soon!

XOX

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Gil and Nick's Lake Lure Inn Wedding

Hey gang! We hope you are all enjoying the holidays! This little treat is the product of an amazing couple, gorgeous details, and a day of romance. You might remember from our engagement session in Charlotte with Gil and Nick (and if not, check it out on Borrowed + Blue here) were married at the Lake Lure Inn and Spa in Lake Lure, NC. Every detail reflected their impeccable style, blending modern romance with a touch of vintage style. This celebration touched our hearts and fed our passion for beautiful things. Pay special attention to the Bride's dress and hair; but don't leave the Groom's dapper details out during your perusal either.

Love, us.

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Historic Koreshan Park Bridal Session

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Jill & Nick's Uptown Charlotte Valentine's Day Engagement session

Adorable! That's the word to describe this amazing Uptown Charlotte engagement session. We cannot say enough about the sweetness that is Jill & Nick. What a fantastic couple! They are from Port St. Lucie, Florida and will be getting married at the Lake Lure Inn & Spa in October! We know it will be one to remember and absolutely cannot wait! Jill & Nick are not only hilarious and stylish, but so FUN to shoot! We spent a great evening on Valentine's Day exploring the stalls at the public market and several scenic blocks of Charlotte. With an engagement shoot like this, we are dancing with excitement about their upcoming wedding.

Between cupcakes and Champagne, the always hip 7th Street Public Market,  breathtaking views in Uptown Charlotte, and the ridiculously adorable couple this striking engagement shoot has stolen our hearts.

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At one point, Nick stopped everything to tie his fiance's untied boot. It. Was. The. Sweetest. These two. Amazing.

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All the little details...

One of the things we love most about shooting weddings is the unique little (or big) things that people and locations bring to each and every one. Whether it's the venues our couples have chosen as the only place good enough for their big day, the miniature yurts they found at the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul to give their guests as favors, the unique artwork we saw in the homes that brides were getting prepared in, or the centerpieces and cakes that look absolutely gorgeous on the big day. Here are some favorites :) 1184-Jenny and Josh Villapando-2013-05-111633-Jenny and Josh Villapando-2013-05-112013-04-13-Dilya and Nathan Austin-3541DiBiase_MSP_1463-EditDiBiase_MSP_4258FP1_4912FP1_5099FP1_5776FP1_6029FP1_6208FP1_4921

Alicia and Bill

Hey Gang! Recently we did a VERY intimate beach wedding. We're talking bride, groom, officiant, and us. It was so relaxing and endearing! We were expecting rain, somewhere around 70% chance of T-storms, but instead fortune favored the bold and the storms turned into an AMAZING sunset. Truly extraordinary. Alicia and Bill were down in Naples from outside Asheville, NC so we were able to enjoy the best of both our worlds! Here are just a few of our favorite shots...     

 

Jenny and Josh's North Carolina wedding

Jenny and Josh's all-day affair was SO much fun. We started out bright and early with the ceremony and brunch at Proffitt Farms in Kings Mountain, then the reception at Zuffenhaus, a porsche restoration and fabrication facility just outside Charlotte. We could not stop smiling all day, everything was so perfectly suited to Jenny and Josh.

                     

 

 

Dilya and Nathan Austin's Naples wedding

Dilya and Nathan got married at a private residence here in Naples, and it was beautiful! Both are jet-setting officers of the state, so they had a wonderful array of guests from all over the world. Dilya and Nathan were incredibly kind, and it was a great pleasure to meet them and be a part of their wedding day! Dinner at Seasons52 after the ceremony was not only intimate but fit their theme perfectly.