Christine + Conor’s Mountain Wedding at Claxton Farm in Asheville, NC

May 2018 | Claxton Farms – Asheville, NC Coordination Team – Erica + Kaitlin Photography – We are the Parsons | Videography – Carolina Story Film Co. | Catering – Claxton Farms | Dessert – Old Europe Bakery | Hair & Makeup – Powder Me Pretty | DJ – Sound Extreme Entertainment | Transportation – Back Country Butler | Wedding Gown – Anamolie Christine and Conor were married at Claxton Farm, …

Alec & Andrew’s Outdoor Festival Wedding at Het Landhuis – Pittsboro, NC

Alec & Andrew celebrated their marriage in Sept 2017 with a chill, nature-inspired, outdoor festival wedding at Het Landhuis in Pittsboro, NC. First of all, I just need to say that Alec and Andrew are such wonderful human beings. They are legit the sweetest couple and working with them never felt like work. Alec and Andrew met while at NC State and got engaged while backpacking! They and their friends …

April & Matt’s Rustic Soiree at The Rickhouse – Durham, NC

April and Matt tied the knot last May in a fun and easy going rustic soiree at The Rickhouse in Durham, NC.They are such a down to earth couple and I really enjoyed getting to know them and their family and friends at the wedding. Their priority was to have a wedding that felt authentic to them while also incorporating the traditions and elements that were most important to them. …

Well Kept Chaos – Your Virtual Party Planner

Before I got my start in wedding planning, I threw over-the-top theme parties for birthdays, Halloween, New Year’s Eve, and sometimes just for the hell of it! I would find basically any excuse for a celebration. The thing is, these parties take time to conceptualize and plan. A well executed theme party, even for a small group of people can take a lot of research and preparation. So where do …

Why you need a Wedding Photographer

Because you definitely need a Wedding Photographer… As a wedding planner, I often meet with couples who are surprised and discouraged by the cost of a professional wedding photographer. The fact is that for most people, a wedding is the first time they have ever had a reason to hire a professional photographer at all! Having been involved with the fashion industry, wedding industry, and being a good friend of many …

Modern Wedding Etiquette for Rebel Couples

From the very moment you get engaged, questions of wedding etiquette start popping up. Should you announce your engagement online or wait until after you see your families in person? Who are you supposed to invite? What is up with all the different pieces of invitation stationary? Why does it matter how I address the invites? And that is only the beginning… Not only are traditional etiquette rules overwhelming, many are …

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Taking back the Wedding Industry

The revolution begins with you. Being a wedding planner, I get so bummed out when I see people trashing the wedding industry online. But hear me out, because I also totally get it. The industry as a whole has a lot to answer for. Over the last 30 years, the expectations around weddings have skyrocketed, and who is to blame for that? Some of the blame definitely belongs with Hollywood. Portraying …