Legare Waring House Wedding: Felicia + Sean

There was no better way to celebrate Memorial Day than with the beautiful union of Felicia and Sean at Legare Waring House. This couple was joined together in an official army ceremony, complete with uniforms and a saber arch. A beautiful chandelier hung in the middle of the avenue of oaks above the couple as they exchanged vows with a pretty arrangement of petals lining the aisle.

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This DIY bride  brought her own creativity to the table with a combination of burlap and turquoise. Their place cards were individual sea shells placed in sand for guests to keep at the end of the night. The ivory lanterns on every table gave the space an elegant feel throughout the nigh with twinkle lights hanging from the trees. To honor those soldiers that could not be there to witness the wedding, Felicia + Sean set up a POW table to remind everyone the true meaning of memorial day.

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Of course the night was not complete without dessert! A turquoise and white cake by Declare Cakes stole the show, especially when it was cut by the grooms sword!  However, it didn't stop there, the brides favorite homemade pies were brought by family members to accompany the cake.

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Charleston Groove Factory brought down the house, especially with their rendition of “Faithfully” by Journey, that the couple shared their first dance too.  They said goodbye as they walked through a tunnel of glowsticks and departed in a 1950 white Bentley.

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Thank you to the fabulous vendors:
Wedding Planning and Design | Pure Luxe Bride
Venue | Legare Waring House
Caterer | Hamby Catering
Photographer | McBee Photography
Bar Service | Mix
Rentals | Event Works
Cake | DeClare Cakes
Ceremony Musicians | Entertainment Charleston
Band | Charleston Groove Factory
Florist | First Bloom
Lighting | TEC
Hair and Makeup | Blush Air
Videographer | East West Production
Chaplain | John Painter
Getaway Vehicle | Limos for Less

Lowndes Grove Plantation Wedding: Amanda + Rod

The chance of rain wasn't stopping Amanda + Rod from having a beautiful day! As the bride and groom got ready for their special day in Isle of Palms, Pure Luxe Bride was hard at work at Lowndes Grove Plantation on the peninsula with a gorgeous draping installation for their tent!

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The bride and groom chose to exchange their vows at St. John's Lutheran Church, off the beaten path nearby the downtown market. As guests arrived to the church, the bridal party was hidden before beginning what was a beautiful ceremony. Both mothers processed to "Clair de Lune", followed by the bridal party to "Canon in D". The officiant, groom and best man entered first, followed by the Jr. Bridesmaids, the bridesmaids escorted by the groomsmen, and of course, the two adorable ring bearer's. Amanda and her father were greeted by "The Prince of Denmark's March", as they themselves marched down the aisle.

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Cocktail hour began at 6pm, where guests were invited to enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the plantation home. Amanda + Rod's sweet puppy arrived, groomed and fluffy, to snap a few photos with the couple on their special day. "Dr. + Mrs. Romero" were announced into their reception and enjoyed their first dance to Edwin McCain's, "I'll Be". Amanda then shared a dance with her father and  Rod with his mother.

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After the station-style dinner, Amanda + Rod cut their beautifully designed cake, adorned with flowers and detailed piping to match the lace on Amanda's dress. They had so much fun with the bouquet and garter tosses and danced the rest of the night away with their guests! Amanda + Rod chose "God Gave Me You" by Blake Shelton to be played as the last song of the night, before their sparkler departure!

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The following vendors were used to create Amanda + Rod's elegant evening.

Ceremony Venue | St. John's Lutheran Church
Reception Venue | Lowndes Grove Plantation
Planning, Design & Draping | Pure Luxe Bride
Catering, Bar Service + Cake | Patrick Properties
Rentals | EventWorks
Band | Plane Jane
Florist | WildFlowers Inc.
Photographer | McBee Photography
Hair + Makeup | Ash & Co. Bridal Hair
Dog Service | Dawg Tired Wedding Nanny