Bachelorette Party

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Before you tie the knot, don’t forget to plan one last big hurrah as a single girl with the ultimate bachelorette party. With all of the stress that can accompany planning a wedding, celebrating with friends is a great way to take a break and let your hair down – try to enjoy it! Hand …

Bachelor Parties

When most people think of bachelor parties, they think of wild, crazy nights barhopping and partying. But before you upset your fiancée, there are several, more innocent options for partying with the guys. The tradition of the bachelor party, or stag party, originates from the Romans where the groom-to-be was honored with a dinner and …

15 Perfect First-Dance Songs

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It’s your first dance as husband and wife, and you probably have considered dozens of songs to capture that special moment in center stage at the reception. Here are 15 popular songs for the first dance:  

Phyllis Mauney: Have Harp, Will Travel

Phyllis Mauney: retired Marine, career musician and, most likely, the Lowcountry resident who has played harp for the higher number of presidents. Retired U.S. Marine Corps E-9 gunnery sergeant Phyllis Mauney has never fired a weapon, but she wields a mean harp. The 57-year-old Bluffton resident, who moved to the area in 2005, joined the …

Wedding Music: A Harmony of Sounds

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Music is a huge part of the wedding festivities. It is important to understand what you and your fiancé want, and what your guests enjoy. If you plan to marry in a church, be sure to speak with the minister and have him involved in planning the music for your ceremony. Some of the most …

Your Day Your Canvas

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Despite living in our digital age with iPads, iPhones and hashtags, we are seeing a resurgence and popularity in paper at weddings. As brides look for a wedding they can truly call their own, many are looking at custom paper details. From the very first impression (the save-the-date) to the invitation itself, there’s an extensive …

Invitations That Send the Right Message

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Besides conveying the essential information (who, what, where and when), your wedding invitation is a preview of your big day. Make sure it makes the right first impression and that it reflects the tone and formality of the event so that guests know how to dress and what to expect. The options for paper, printing …

An Intriguing Invitation: Wedding Stationery

The first impression guests have of your wedding day begins the moment your wedding invitation arrives in the mail. Couples have many choices for wedding stationery. There are traditional papers in white or cream, and contemporary-style invitations, and almost anything in between. The good news is since there are so many styles and choices available, …

Petal Power

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Get creative with your use of greenery and blooms! Go over-the-top with mounds of arrangements in opulent vases or settle on an understated look with simple stems in mason jars. Here are a few tips to help you pick the best blossoms for your big day. Wedding flowers pack a punch that’s way more than …

Wedding Flower Power

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Go over-the-top with mounds of arrangements in opulent vases or go for an understated look with simple blooms in mason jars. Here are a few tips to help you pick the best blossoms for your big day. There are a million ways to have flowers at your wedding. SHOP IN SEASON Though it’s possible to get any …