Another month has flown by, and our sweet Sophie is now 2 months old! It’s amazing watching her develop into the person that she will become! _ This past month, she’ graced us with her first smile (though she’s still not too keen on sharing it with the camera). Her favorite thing to do is carry on long conversations full of coos and arm gestures galore. She still spends every waking moment squirming, and I just know that, before long, she’ll be unstoppable! _ photo: @rachelredphotography
“My husband and I chose Lindsay Bishop for our wedding at The Gadsden House in Charleston, SC. We could not have been more pleased with the wedding day but also the months leading up to the wedding. Lindsay quickly became our friend more so than our wedding planner, which made the whole planning process an extremely enjoyable, and less stressful, experience! _ From day 1 Lindsay ensured that she knew what our theme was, what was important to us and made sure she had things organized immediately. She was in constant contact with us to ensure that everything was running smoothly and that we were also doing what we needed to do on our end, which we really needed to help keep us organized and on time. _ Lindsay was also our florist and absolutely blew us, and our guests, away with her work! The wedding day went perfectly and Lindsay was onsite working tirelessly on everything to ensure the day was flawless! All of our guests commented on how organized she was, how polite she was to everyone and just how magical the night was! _ The days after the wedding I actually found myself sad and telling my husband that I missed talking with Lindsay! She truly became so much more to us than a wedding planner and our special day would not have been what it was, which was the greatest day of our lives, without her. She really is incredible to work with!”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _ Thank you so much for trusting me with such an important day, Megan & Lee! I truly miss both of you, and can’t wait to see what the future has in store for you!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ photographer: @avamoorephotography⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ dress: @birenzweig⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ hair & makeup: @ashandcobridslhair⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ venue: @kshgevents⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _ #charleston #charlestonweddings #chswedding #chsbride #charlestonbrides #chsweddingplanner #charlestonweddingplanner #flowerinspiration #weddingflorals #weddingflowers #weddinginspiration #charlestonweddingflorist #charlestonflorist
One of the things that makes Charleston an amazing location for a destination wedding is the abundance of outdoor venue space! There’s nothing quite like an al-fresco dinner under twinkling bistro lights to give your guests a taste of romance!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ photography: @avamoorephotography⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ venue: @kshgevents⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ rentals: @oohevents⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ linens: @bbjlinen⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ lighting: @lowcountryentertainment⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _ #charleston #charlestonweddings #chswedding #chsbride #charlestonbrides #chsweddingplanner #charlestonweddingplanner #flowerinspiration #weddingflorals #weddingflowers #weddinginspiration #charlestonweddingflorist #charlestonflorist
Megan & Lee are one of those couples that you just know are perfect for each other from the moment that you meet them. Megan is one of the kindest people I’ve ever met, and Lee is always going above and beyond to put a smile on her face. _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A few weeks before the wedding, Lee called me up to ask a favor. Megan had her heart set on departing in a fun vintage getaway car, but as we worked through the planning process, other priorities took precedence, and the car didn’t make the cut. But Lee wanted to make sure that this day was everything she’d ever dreamed of, and he didn’t want her to have a single regret! So together we found the perfect car, and after running through a tunnel of sparklers, Megan was totally surprised to see the Penny from @lowcountryvalet waiting for them in the parking lot! _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Lee thought of everything, having the car give them a mini-tour of the Battery so that they could spend a little time soaking in the day together before meeting up with their guests at the after party. Isn’t that romantic?!?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ photographer: @avamoorephotography⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ dress: @birenzweig⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ heir & makeup: @ashandcobridslhair⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ venue: @kshgevents ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #charleston #charlestonweddings #chswedding #chsbride #charlestonbrides #chsweddingplanner #charlestonweddingplanner #flowerinspiration #weddingflorals #weddingflowers #weddinginspiration #charlestonweddingflorist #charlestonflorist
They say don’t sweat the small stuff, but when you’re designing a wedding, it’s all of the small things that come together to create the mood of your wedding day. I love it when a couple takes the time to really think about the little details, like how Megan’s shoes are the perfect match for her blush, dusty rose, and mauve color palette! _ photographer: @avamoorephotography shoes: @louboutinworld
If you’re looking for a downtown spot with a historic feel, The Gadsden House will blow you away! The house itself has been perfectly restored with charming original wide-plank floors, stunning crystal chandeliers, and fireplaces perfect for any floral installation you can dream up (like this wild, climbing installation from Megan & Lee’s wedding). Soft, subtle color choices inside are a major plus, blending well with any color palette you can dream up. The lush courtyards feel like an oasis, and are the perfect setting for an intimate ceremony, followed by a super-fun dance party later on! Major plus: its close proximity to Bay Street gives your guests lots of after-party options!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ photography: @avamoorephotography⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ venue: @kshgevents⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ rentals: @oohevents⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ linens: @bbjlinen⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ candlestick holders: @frencheclectic⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _ #charleston #charlestonweddings #chswedding #chsbride #charlestonbrides #chsweddingplanner #charlestonweddingplanner #flowerinspiration #weddingflorals #weddingflowers #weddinginspiration #charlestonweddingflorist #charlestonflorist
Megan & Lee’s wedding was one of my favorites to date! Megan was inspired by the color palette of one of my previous floral designs, which was so much fun for me to execute. She wanted her Gadsden House wedding to have a romantic yet sophisticated garden feel, but the most important thing was that their guests have an absolute blast (spoiler alert: they did)! Stay tuned for more details from their incredible day next week! _ photographer: @avamoorephotography dress: @birenzweig hair & makeup: @ashandcobridslhair venue: @kshgevents
Last week, our sweet Sophie turned one month old, so of course we had to celebrate with flowers! The past 5 weeks have flown by...it’s amazing how quickly time passes when you’re trying to be intentional about soaking up all of the baby snuggles! _ Apart from the normal newborn sleeping, eating, and diaper changes, Sophie is a world-class squirmer...we probably took close to 100 photos just to get a handful without a blurry limb (I’ve added some more favorites in stories)! We can’t wait to see what the next month brings!
One of my favorite things about being a wedding planner in Charleston is the incredible history behind so many of the venues! Getting married somewhere with it’s own story is so special, and I love when couples find ways to tell their guests a little more about the background of the place that they chose to say their vows. It’s just one more layer of the story that the two of them are writing together, and the history buff in me just can’t help but swoon!
It’s not often that your child gets to play a part in one of the most important chapters of your love story! For Jaime and Erik, being able to include Harper in their vow renewal made the day that much more special. I can’t get over this sweet image of Erik and Harper together, and all of the happiness that @rachelredphotography was able to capture in just one snap!