Ceremony/Reception Venue: The Historic Rice Mill, www.goodfoodcatering.net
Invites / Programs: Paperwhites Press, Cary, NC, www.paperwhitespress.com
Cake: Elaine’s Events, www.elainesevents.com
Flowers: Branch Design Studio, www.branchdesignstudio.com
Favors: Ashley Bakery, www.ashleybakery.com
Tuxes: Suits by Express, ties from The Tie Bar, www.thetiebar.com
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman
Rings: Diamonds Direct
Cateror: Good Food Catering, www.goodfoodcatering.net
Officiant: Allen Johnson, www.mycharlestonwedding.net
Wedding Planner: Emmy and Ashley at Peacock Events, http://peacockeventscharleston.com
Transportation: Charleston Black Cab Company; www.charlestonblackcabcompany.com
Most valuable piece of advice: If you can work it into your budget, a wedding coordinator is key. Kyle and I were able to enjoy the planning process and most importantly our families could really enjoy our big day. And go with your gut when choosing vendors.
Quirkiest detail: 21 water balloon launch salute to the bride and groom
Thriftiest trick: Michael’s coupons!
Something old: Bride’s maternal grandmother’s pendant
Something new: Dress, veil, shoes
Something borrowed: Bride’s maternal grandmother’s pendant.
Something blue: Kyle’s maternal grandmother’s blue sapphire ring.