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Wedding Planning and Rescheduling during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Let’s face it… Covid-19 has left couples and wedding professionals in a real bad spot. It’s the beginning of July 2020 when I am writing this post and things change on the daily. But one thing is for sure, it feels like many Americans have simply given up the fight and are scrabbling to get […]

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Julia + Alex’s Woodland Jewish Wedding at The Barn at Valhalla in Chapel Hill, NC

Julia + Alex were married at The Barn at Valhalla in Chapel Hill, NC in May, 2019. As outdoorsy people, they knew they wanted their wedding to be in the woods — “a bit campy, but elegant,” in Julia’s words. Since The Barn at Valhalla is stunning on its own, the design was minimal and inspired by nature. For the floral design we focused on locally sourced wildflowers with lots of greenery and pops of summer colors.

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Allie + Sean’s Amalfi Coast Inspired Wedding at The Meadows in Raleigh, NC

Allie + Sean were married at The Meadows at Firefly Farm in Raleigh, NC in May of 2019. Their dreamy outdoor wedding was inspired by their upcoming honeymoon trip to Italy. The Meadows was the perfect venue for the rustic, seaside aesthetic we wanted to create.

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Mary + Danielle’s Art Gallery Wedding at Durham Arts Council in Durham, NC

Mary + Danielle were married at Durham Arts Council in Durham, NC in October of 2019. Their unique art gallery wedding was a beautiful celebration of LGBTQ+ love. The Durham Arts Council was the perfect venue — elegant, affordable, and a fun way for guests to experience the art exhibits as well as the wedding.

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Lisa + Wallace’s Witchy Narnia Wedding at Old Edward’s Club in Highlands, NC

Lisa & Wallace were married at Old Edwards Club in Highlands, NC in November 2019. The Narnia themed wedding included an enchanting candlelit ceremony just after sunset followed by a glamorous plated dinner in the clubhouse.

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Ashley + Arthur’s Whimsical Wedding at The Rickhouse in Durham, NC

Ashley + Arthur were married at The Rickhouse in Durham, NC in June of 2019. Their whimsical wedding was full of pastel floral centerpieces was designed and coordinated by Folie à Deux Events.

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The Unexpected Benefits of Hiring a Full-Service Wedding Planner

How do you know if you should hire a full-service wedding planner or just a coordinator? Coordination is all the rage these days but it still leaves most of the planning up to the couple. And while some couples are super into the idea of planning their wedding, others have about 800 other things they would rather be doing… and I don’t blame them.

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Shake it up: Ideas for a Non-Traditional Wedding

So you want to have a Non-Traditional Wedding… Who says a wedding has to be a ceremony followed by a cocktail hour and reception? Well it honestly isn’t always set up that way today or historically. There are lots of ways to shake up the format of your wedding. Whether you intent is to reframe […]

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Day-of Coordination – It’s never just one day!

If you are newly engaged and starting to plan a wedding, you have most like heard the term Day-of Coordination. The idea that there is this magical unicorn of a person who will show up on the day of your wedding, make sure it all runs according to plan, make all your DIY projects look […]