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.

Spotlight On: Kaminski House Museum

Spotlight On: Kaminski House Museum

Over the last 4 years, Deputy Director Kim Leatherwood and her team at the Kaminski House Museum have turned this Georgian style home into one of the Grand Strand's most sought after wedding venues. The event space boasts multiple areas for ceremonies and receptions including the stunning front lawn, the wide front porch, and the Kossove Garden Terrace.

Today, we're taking a look behind the scenes at the Kaminski House Museum as we chat with Kim about her experience working there and helping couples plan for their big day. 

Spotlight On: Mamasita's Margaritas

Spotlight On: Mamasita's Margaritas

The three lovely ladies behind Mamasita's Margaritas saw a gaping hole in the wedding and event market here in South Carolina, and set out to fill it (with some frosty margaritas, of course!). Today, they serve up their signature drinks from the interior of Penny, a refurbished horse trailer; the trailer's bright teal and funky interior decorations perfectly match the sweet trio and the fun drinks they provide.

Spotlight On: Something Borrowed K & S

Spotlight On: Something Borrowed K & S

Krisdee Casey and Sarah Dunn are the creative entrepreneurs behind Something Borrowed K & S, a Charleston-based rental company. Read on to learn more about this dynamic team, their unintentional path to owning their own business, and the unusual thing you'll always find in their event bags. 

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.

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!

Spotlight On: Williams Media

Spotlight On: Williams Media

Today's Spotlight On post focuses on two videographers who can help you capture every magical moment of your wedding day. Since starting their business in 2017, Kathryn and Chas Williams have shot wedding videos for their clients all over the Upstate.

Let's take a look behind the scenes of their growing business to learn more about their leap into entrepreneurship and why they love the Upstate so much.

Spotlight On: Botany Bow Ties

Spotlight On: Botany Bow Ties

Today's grooms are more involved in the wedding planning and detailing than ever, so it's no surprise that they want more options when it comes to their wedding wardrobe.

Irmantas Dragunas, owner of Charleston-based Botany Bow Ties, combines classic ties with unique natural materials to create gorgeous one-of-a-kind artistic creations for the fashion forward groom. 

Read on to learn more about this fresh new concept in grooms' attire, and learn more about the man behind the bow ties.