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.

Spotlight On: Inlet Bridal, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Spotlight On: Inlet Bridal, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

When you're out shopping for a wedding dress, you want to find boutique team who is as excited about your dress as you are!

Cindy Flohr and her staff at Inlet Bridal in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina seeks to do just that with each and every one of the brides who walk through their doors. 

Spotlight On: Up Dos for I Dos

Spotlight On: Up Dos for I Dos

When Ashley Riddle started Up Dos for I Dos 14 years ago, she was a bride as well as a stylist, and quickly saw the need for a mobile wedding day beauty service.

Today, she runs a company that has over 30 stylists serving more than 5 states! We're sitting down with Ashley to discuss her jump into entrepreneurship, how her company gives back to the community, and what every bride should know when booking her day-of hair stylist and makeup artist.

Spotlight On: Avenue Twenty-One

Spotlight On: Avenue Twenty-One

Avenue Twenty-One owner Tara Krach has been serving up personalized cut-outs, custom gifts boxes and other fabulous wedding goodies for 8 years, but she only recently became a South Carolinian. After hearing the call of the coast, she and her husband packed up their lives in Ohio to create new memories in Charleston.

Here's a peek behind Charleston's newest vendor as this entrepreneur continues to beautify the wedding industry one event at a time.

Spotlight On: Southern Protocol Bridal

Spotlight On: Southern Protocol Bridal

The ladies at Southern Protocol Bridal work hard to bring this magical experience to each and every one of the brides who walks through their door on Market Street in downtown Charleston. 

Led by the mother-daughter team of Ann E. Rice Ervin and Lisa Rice, as well as manager Michelle Miller, Southern Protocol Bridal is open exclusively by appointment so they can shower each of their clients with attention. 

Spotlight On: Huitt Farms

Spotlight On: Huitt Farms

The Fairey Family, owners of Huitt Farms in Anderson, South Carolina, rely on family ties to keep everything running smoothly for all of the brides and grooms who choose to tie the knot at their beautiful Upstate venue. The result is an impressive event that still manages to feel intimate: it's a perfect reminder to all of their guests that the venue sits on family property that belonged to Shirley and Ann Huitt, owner Lynne's parents.

Spotlight On: The Arch Venue

Spotlight On: The Arch Venue

Today, we're chatting with Mary Tairney Wilson, the meticulous mastermind behind all of the Arch's wedding and events. Since December 2016, she and her staff have been working tirelessly to make their brides and grooms enjoy every aspect of their weddings at The Arch.

With a background in catering, Mary knows a thing or two about keeping everyone happy, and her attention to detail and love of the Lowcountry shine through in every event she helps plan. 

Spotlight On: Flor Gifts

Spotlight On: Flor Gifts

Nora Garcia realized the power of carefully thought out details in a wedding back when she was crunching numbers as an accountant. In that line of work, the devil is always in the details, so her attention to the finer points translates perfectly into FLOR Gifts.

Today, she's moved from formatting spreadsheets to creating guestbooks, and couples from across the U.S. are drawn to her inventive and eye-catching designs.