South Carolina Aquarium Wedding: Cecelia + Michael

Cecelia + Michael decided to share their vows on a terrace overlooking the famous Arthur Ravanel Jr. Bridge just across the water from the ceremony site. This wedding was especially unique because family + friends were not the only guests attending. This adorable couple said "I Do" at the SC Aquarium! Even though fish were a unique addition to the reception site, nothing could distract the guests from the beautiful décor. Two huge sparkling chandeliers, provided by IES, surrounded the couple during the ceremony. They were married outside overlooking the Charleston Harbor. Cecelia wore a white fur shawl to keep warm during this chilly November night. Entering the reception space, guests were overwhelmed by the romantic ambiance of the blues and purples. The tables were covered with a teal crinkle linen, complimenting the great ocean tank that sat in the middle of the room. On top of the tables were a beautiful layout of white hydrangeas, white garden roses, and touches of purple sweet peas. Instead of the usual place cards, this couple decided to share a welcome beverage with each of their guests. When walking in the doors, there was a table filled with champagne glasses, where each guest would find their name. Once they had retrieved their glass, they would be informed of the table in which they were sitting. A specific design element that could not go unnoticed were the four stunning chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. During cocktail hour, guests entered the usual room where aquarium guests view the Great Tank. However, PLB transformed this space and made it glam! There was a dance floor set up in front of the tank, with DJ Wade elevated on the risers. A white leather lounge, provided by Eventworks, was set up on either side of the dance floor. Guests just couldn't help taking a peek at the artist in the corner who was live painting the event! Wed on Canvas provides an artist who depicts your wedding day through a painting. This is such a unique and worthwhile idea! After a fun-filled night of dancing, Cecelia + Michael strutted through a sparkler tunnel and took off in their vintage Rolls Royce, provided by ACW. 

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Fabulous Vendors: 
Wedding Planner + Designer | Pure Luxe Bride
Ceremony/Reception Venue | SC Aquarium 
Catering/Bar Service | Brick Lane Catering 
Cake | WildFlour
Florist | Branch
Rentals | Event Works 
Ceremony Music | Friend of Bride 
Live Painting | Wed on Canvas
Reception Music | DJ Wade
Photographer | Reese Moore
Specialty Linen Rental | Nuage
Officiant | Friend of the Bride
Photobooth | Charleston Party Booth LLC
Transportation | ACW 



Middleton Place Wedding: Andrea + Chris

Picture horse drawn carriage rides, oak trees dripping in moss, and spring flowers in full bloom at Charleston's beautiful Middleton Place. This was the setting for Andrea + Chris' romantic, April wedding. Andrea wore a gorgeous lace, open-back gown from Gown Boutique; Chris a handsome, dark gray suit. Andrea and her stunning bridesmaids rode the horse drawn carriage to the ceremony site where Chris awaited his bride's walk down the aisle. Andrea and her father glided down the aisle at the Butterfly Lake's Charleston Virtuosi's playing in the background. View More: More: More: View More:

After exchanging vows over looking the Butterfly Lakes, Andrea + Chris invited their guests to enjoy "Planter's Punch" and "Arnold Palmer's" under the mossy oaks at Middleton Place's Crane Pool. Cocktail hour took place in front of azalea hill accompanied by scrumptious hors d'oeuvres. The duo took photos with their bridal party and got some truly memorable snapshots together. View More: More: More: Andrea + Chris were announced into their perfectly draped reception to "All You Need Is Love" by The Beatles. The light blue table cloths, pink linen napkins and white and pink floral arrangements perfectly complimented the Pavilion. Lanterns were scattered throughout the ceiling's draping to light up the night! Guests followed their escort cards to their assigned table, where they found a mini-bottle of firefly awaiting their arrival with a sweet note from the Bride + Groom. View More:

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Brick Lane Catering served a delicious three-course dinner with salads, soup and a main course - all of which looked mouth-wateringly delish! The newlyweds cut into their elegant champagne cake by Twenty Six Divine decorated with a cascade of flowers. Guests danced like there was no tomorrow alongside The Dickens, until it was actually time for their departure through a sea of sparklers! View More: More: More: These fabulous vendors helped to make Andrea + Chris' wedding possible!

Wedding Planner + Designer | Pure Luxe Bride
Ceremony Venue | Middleton Place: Butterfly Lakes
Reception Venue | Middleton Place: Pavilion
Bar Service | Middleton Place
Caterer | Brick Lane Catering
Rentals | EventWorks
Florist | Wild Flowers, Inc.
Photographer | Dana Cubbage Photography
Ceremony Music | Charleston Virtuosi
Reception Music | Sam Hill Entertainment
Cake | Twenty Six Divine
Officiant |Len Ripley
Wedding Dress | Gown Boutique of Charleston
Hair + Makeup | Paper Dolls
Exit Transportation | Charleston Style Limo