Jean + John: Baby Blue Country Club of Charleston Wedding

Jean + John: Baby Blue Country Club of Charleston Wedding

Jean and John’s elegant Country Club of Charleston wedding highlighted the loveliness of their Lowcountry venues, while allowing the baby blues and neutrals of the wedding wardrobe to blend seamlessly with the backgrounds.

Christina + Keith: Intimate Outdoor Elopement at Magnolia Plantation

Christina + Keith: Intimate Outdoor Elopement at Magnolia Plantation

Christina and Keith’s Magnolia Plantation elopement shows that your big day doesn’t have to be big to be effective, and that celebrating with a few close friends and family members can have all of the emotional effect that a 300 person wedding has.

Spotlight On: For Heaven Bakes

Spotlight On: For Heaven Bakes

Meet Julie McAllister, owner of For Heaven Bakes and cake creator extraordinaire.

Over the last two years, Julie has made a name for herself in the Charleston wedding scene thanks to her detailed and inventive baked creations.

Jessica's Bridal Portrait Session at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Jessica's Bridal Portrait Session at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

No matter the season, Magnolia Plantation is stunning. But this favorite Charleston wedding venue was particularly good to photographer Sydney and bride Jessica during a recent bridal session that took the group all over the stunning property.

Kayla + Brian: Engagement at Old Sheldon Church Ruins

Kayla + Brian: Engagement at Old Sheldon Church Ruins

The Old Sheldon Church ruins in Yemassee, South Carolina, are the perfect balance of history, romance, and mystery. Dating to before the Civil War, the property now hosts a select number of weddings each year, in addition to bridal shoots, wedding styled shoots, and engagement photography sessions.

Photographers and couples alike are drawn to the live oaks, rustic brick, and lush greenery at the ruin site. As photographer Audrey Priel of Rose Trail Images remembers, “This venue provided the most unique backdrop I've ever used!”

Nicole + Michael: Neutral Modern Wedding at Magnolia Plantation

Nicole + Michael: Neutral Modern Wedding at Magnolia Plantation

To design their neutral modern wedding, the couple relied heavily on textured fabrics (like the bride’s stunning gown), lots of greenery in the decorations, and every shade of white and beige in the books. Their monochrome approach was anything but boring, as the simple but clean design allowed the beauty of the venue to shine through.

Green and Gold Winter Wonderland Wedding

Green and Gold Winter Wonderland Wedding

Charleston might not have much snow or ice, so winter weddings in the Lowcountry have to get a bit creative. For their winter wonderland wedding styled shoot, event coordinator Nicki Paige and photographer Leigh Hayward instead turned their attention to the lovely greenery that stays bright and beautiful year round in our mild climate, and used that as inspiration.

Afranika + Johnny: Garden Engagement at Charles Towne Landing

Afranika + Johnny: Garden Engagement at Charles Towne Landing

For groom Johnny, coming to Charles Towne Landing for his engagement shoot meant he’d come full circle in his life: as a child, he had fond memories of playing here with his parents, and he returned to the iconic Lowcountry site with his beautiful bride-to-be, Afranika!