Middleton Place Wedding: Katy and Phil

Who doesn’t enjoy a beautiful wedding at Middleton Place? If you haven’t visited this venue, allow us to show you just how gorgeous of a venue it truly is. Pure Luxe Bride recently had the pleasure of working with bride and groom Katy and Phil to create a dream wedding at Butterfly Lakes, located on the Middleton Place grounds. This romantic and elegant affair was the perfect celebration of this quirky and fun couples love for each other. We are so pleased that we were able to get to know this couple and celebrate with them at Middleton Place. We hope that you will enjoy taking a peek at their special day as much as we enjoyed being a part of it.

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What beautiful shades of ivory, blush, and mint! These neutrals were accented with a gold sparkle, what an elegant touch by our design team.

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The tent used for the reception was truly gorgeous. With cafe lighting placed inside the tent, in addition to the light color palette, this set-up looked stunning among the beautiful scenery of Middleton Place.

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Once again, Duvall Catering and Events provided a delicious plated dinner for Katy and Phil’s reception. Guests enjoyed entree’s of either braised beef short ribs, roasted seasonal catch, or seasonal vegetable strudel. What delicious entree choices that guests were able to choose from.

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No wedding reception is complete without some form of great entertainment! For Katy and Phil’s celebration, FingerSnappin' Entertainment provided tunes from the DJ station.

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In the south, we sure do love our sweets! Katy and Phil treated guests to home-made pralines. Copper Pot Confections created delicious, hot pralines on site during the reception. What a hit these southern treats were with guests!

Katy Tucker and Phil Lee's wedding at Middleton Place in Charleston SC. Wedding photographer Charleston SC, modern vintage photography, amelia + dan, 843.801.2790, ameliaanddan.com

Birds were incorporated into the decor by having bird names, instead of table numbers, used for locating your table during the reception. There were also bird vases used as vignettes on tables and song birds were used as the toppers on the cake. What a sweet touch!

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This summer stunner was also featured in Southern Bride Magazine's Winter/Spring issue! See the spread below:

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Pure Luxe Bride loved planning and designing this Middleton Place wedding.

Fabulous Vendors:
Venue: Middleton Place
Catering: Duvall Catering and Events
DJ: FingerSnappin' Entertainment
Florist: Branch Design Studio
Photography: Amelia + Dan Photography
Pralines: Copper Pot Confections
Hair & Make Up: Stella Nova
Transportation: ACW - Limo Service
Ceremony Music: Nathan Koci
Dog Nanny Service: Dawg Tired
Rentals: Event DRS & Haus
Planning & Design: Pure Luxe Bride

 

 

Old Exchange Building Wedding: Megan + Jonathan

On June 29th, Megan + Jonathan shared a beautiful wedding at the Summerall Chapel located at the Citadel, followed by a reception at the Old Exchange Building. Guests enjoyed a beautiful church wedding and then continued the celebration downtown in a unique, elegant, and classic Charleston venue. The location of the wedding festivities provided the bride and groom with a classic and elegant affair. Decor of black, white, and silver, along with other personal elements, made for a timeless event. With the uncle of the bride officiating the ceremony, Megan + Jonathan exchanged vows among family and friends in a personal and sweet ceremony.

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Pure Luxe Bride Megan looked stunning in a Modern Trousseau wedding gown that accented the classic and timeless effect that was incorporated into the wedding day.

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DJ Rob Duren kept everyone entertained with great music at the Old Exchange Building.

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Southern style stations were provided by Cafe Catering. After enjoying this delicious southern cuisine, guests satisfied their sweet tooth with wedding cake provided by Ashley Bakery.

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This wedding can be described as glam, romantic, elegant, and timeless. A color scheme of black, white, and silver was used to achieve this theme. The couple incorporated classic touches throughout the venues, such as beautiful mercury glass that provided a timeless yet glam touch.

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Since Megan + Jonathan began their journey when they started dating in high school, they dedicated a wall within the Old Exchange Building to celebrate their journey to the altar. Pictures and other memorable moments were captured on this wall where guests could reflect on the love that this couple shares.

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As always, the photo booth was a huge hit with party guests at the reception. Guests struck a pose in celebration of Megan + Jonathan. To end this elegant celebration, Megan + Jonathan departed via Charleston Black Cab Company while family and friends waved sparklers in celebration.

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Pure Luxe Bride loved planning and designing this Old Exchange Building wedding.

The following vendors were used in the creation of this elegant affair:

Ceremony Venue: Summerall Chapel

Reception: The Old Exchange Building

Catering: Cafe Catering

Photography: Juliet Elizabeth Photography

Videography: Crown Alley Films

Beverage Service: MIX Premier Bartending

Rental Company: Event Works Rentals

Florist: Branch Design Studio

DJ: Rob Duren Productions

Cake: Ashley Bakery

Wedding Hair: Charlotte Belk

Transportation: Charleston Black Cab Company

Magnolia Plantation Wedding: Rachel + Dan

In celebration of the next chapter of their lives together, Pure Luxe Bride and Groom Rachel + Dan shared a beautiful summer wedding at Magnolia Plantation Carriage House. This rustic yet elegant inspired occasion was the perfect celebration, enjoyed by family and friends. The bride and groom exchanged their vows outside among a beautiful, southern landscape with a picture perfect view of the lowcountry waterfront. After saying ‘I Do’, guests enjoyed a cocktail hour on the patio with live music by the Calvin Taylor Band. Rachel and Dan then invited their guests to a delicious, family style meal inside the carriage house, provided by B. Gourmet Catering. The rustic and southern feel of the Carriage House provided the perfect venue for this romantic, natural, and rustic inspired wedding. The couples sweet personalities were seen throughout their wedding day. Personal touches and romantic elements were incorporated to highlight the couples love for each other.

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Light pink, ivory, and shades of tan were used to accent the romantic and elegant theme that the bride and groom were trying to achieve.

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Rachel and Dan entertained wedding guests with great food and entertainment. Music was provided during the ceremony and cocktail hour by the Calvin Taylor Band. After enjoying cocktails and a delicious meal, guests gathered around the dance floor where the bride and groom shared a unique first dance to “The Wobble.” This creative first dance kicked off the dance party, provided by the DJ of Lee Edwards Entertainment.

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Rachel and Dan’s wedding incorporated several DIY elements. Creative details, such as DIY centerpieces and burlap table toppers, were used to achieve the rustic elegant theme. The couple even used an old window pane to indicate the seating arrangement for guests. What a creative and unique touch these DIY projects provided.

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To incorporate their religious roots, the couple used a unique guest book idea. As guests arrived, they highlighted within a Bible their favorite verse and left their signature. Not only did guests find this idea personal and sweet but, Rachel and Dan will have this keepsake for years to come.

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Beautiful floral arrangements were created by Wild Flowers Inc.. Among these arrangements that decorated the reception, table names were created by using the names of cities that were significant to the bride and groom.

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To accent the elegant and romantic theme that Rachel and Dan created for their big day, the couple exited through a tunnel of sparklers, where a 1970 Cadillac DeVille awaited them at the end.

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Pure Luxe Bride loved planning and designing this Magnolia Plantation Wedding.

To create Rachel and Dan's special day, the following vendors were used:

Venue: Magnolia Plantation Carriage House

Catering: B. Gourmet Catering

Beverage Services: MIX Premier Bartending

Photography: King Street Studios

Ceremony & Cocktail Hour Music: Calvin Taylor Band

DJ: Lee Edwards Entertainment

Florist: Wild Flowers Inc.

Officiant: Doug Farmer - Charleston Wedding Officiant

Hair & Make Up: Paper Dolls Hair and Make Up

Transportation: Shuttle Hogs

Rental Company: Event Works Rentals