In Review: Best of Palmetto State Weddings 2018

In Review: Best of Palmetto State Weddings 2018

As PSW has grown this year, we’ve heard from readers and vendors alike who’ve fallen in love with our features.

We decided to recount the top 10 most popular blog posts from the site this year as a way to end the year. These were the posts that received the most pageviews and social media shares—and they’re definitely worth a revisit before we start in on all of the new 2019 weddings!

The Ultimate Wedding Photography Questionnaire + Free Download!

The Ultimate Wedding Photography Questionnaire + Free Download!

If you're anything like we are, you need a list to help you get through a massive, detail oriented project like a wedding. A wedding photography questionnaire helps you better understand what your clients are looking for while also giving you an easy-to-follow template for what the wedding day will look like. 

We've made the process easy by walking you through the major elements of what to discuss with your clients as you all prepare for their ceremony and reception, and we've included a FREE wedding photography questionnaire for you at the end of the post.

Tips from a Pro: Your Wedding Day Photography Experience with Jessica Hunt Photography

Tips from a Pro: Your Wedding Day Photography Experience with Jessica Hunt Photography

When it comes to wedding day photography, there’s not much that Jessica Hunt of Jessica Hunt Photography hasn’t experienced. Over the last 8 years, this talented Columbia SC photographer has shot more than 25 weddings a year and worked with hundreds of brides and grooms here in South Carolina and beyond.

She shares her three step plan for wedding day photography success below, which showcases her attention to detail leading up to her clients’ big day. Click through for her tips and a special offer for PSW readers!

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: Dave Landeo and the Sol Beats

Spotlight On: Dave Landeo and the Sol Beats

Dave Landeo, a Charleston musician, knows a thing or two about creating an incredible party atmosphere: after all, he has (at last count) played over 3,000 shows in his 20 year career! Together with the his band, the Sol Beats, Dave gets crowds up and moving at birthday parties, tailgates, and, of course, weddings. 

Today, we're talking with Dave about his love of the South Carolina Lowcountry and his favorite part of being a wedding musician.

Mood Board: Rustic Sunflower Wedding

Mood Board: Rustic Sunflower Wedding

Happy, inviting, and endearing: isn't that everything you hope your wedding will be? Create the perfect mood with the perpetually cheerful sunflower, which pairs beautifully with burlap, cowboy boots, and red barns for the perfect country chic event. 

We've pulled inspiration from all over the internet to help you plan a stunning rustic sunflower wedding. On the mood board below, you'll find everything from bridesmaids' dresses, flower arrangement suggestions, and ceremony backdrops.

Spotlight On: Baking Sweet Scents

Spotlight On: Baking Sweet Scents

Greenville-based baker Christine Wiethop has been serving up cookies, macarons, cakes, and more to lucky couples in the 2.5 years since she opened Baking Sweet Scents. Let's take a peek into the kitchen of this week's Spotlight On vendor!