William Aiken House Wedding: Megan + Davan

Megan + Davan had a perfect William Aiken House wedding. This venue perfectly complimented their art-deco design and vibrant love for one another. Their wedding was full of eye-catching details, from the bride's elegant Pronovias dress paired with studded Prada heels, to her luscious bouquet filled with rich Anemones. Megan was the center of attention all night long, along with her handsome groom, of course! The groom opted for a classic black tux. They had a stunning clear top tent draped in silver and over sized chandelier that glistened over the dance floor. The lounge area also provided a luxurious space with a bright silver ottoman, surrounded by tufted couches,  rich floral arrangements, and candlelight.These special details made for an elegant and intimate reception where friends and family danced the night away. In true southern form, Megan + Davan were sent off by their guests through an archway of sparklers into Downtown Charleston on a romantic rickshaw ride!  It was truly a wedding to remember. Thank you to Hyer Images for capturing this Gatsby inspired wedding! 

 

Thank you to all of our Fabulous Vendors!

Wedding Planner | Pure Luxe Bride

Ceremony/Reception Venue | William Aiken House

Catering/Bar/Cake | Patrick Properties

Florist | Branch

Rentals | Event Works

Lighting | IES

Lounge | Snyder

Makeup | Pink Dot Beauty Bar

Photo Booth | Oh Snap!

Specialty Linen | Nuage Designs

Officiant | Kevin Keuhmeier

Ceremony Music | Bob Williams

Reception Music | Charleston Groove Factory

Photographer | Hyer Images

Hair | Friend of Bride: Rebecca Deamer of Miano Viel Salon in NY

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: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarriedView More: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarriedView More: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarried View More: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarried

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: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarriedView More: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarriedView More: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarried 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: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarried

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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: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarriedView More: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarriedView More: http://danacubbageweddings.pass.us/andreaandchrismarried 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

Top Father Daughter Dance Songs for the Modern and Traditional Bride

The Father-Daughter dance is such an important moment in both a bride's and her father's lives. The only suggestion we have for our brides is to make it one they'll remember! Choose a song that is special to you both or learn a cute dance to do together and just have fun with it! This is a pivotal moment that your dad has been looking forward to his entire life. We chose our favorite Father-Daughter Dance songs and have established our top picks. Which song will you choose?
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Francesca's Pick:Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton. I'm partial because it's my Daddy's favorite song and the song he and I danced to on my wedding night. It's not what I originally planned - but was able to find out it was what he really wanted and surprised him the night of the wedding.
Blake's Pick: Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle. It's hard for me to choose just one but this song is so special!
Anayis' Pick: The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra. I've always imagined my dad and I dancing to this on my wedding day!
London's Pick: My Girl by The Temptations. My dad and I have known that this is the song we will dance to at my wedding for a very long time! Even now whenever I hear it, I let the him know I'm thinking about him.
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Classic Choices:
Isn't She Lovely by Stevie Wonder Unforgettable by Nat + Natalie King Cole
What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
Your Song by Elton John Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles I Wish You Love by Frank Sinatra
Modern Choices:
Through the Dark by Alexi Murdoch My Little Girl by Tim McGraw
My Wish by Rascal Flats
Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Sweet Child O' Mine by Taken By Trees