10 tips for more fun at the wedding reception

So much time can be spent preparing for the perfect romantic wedding ceremony that the reception suffers in comparison. This definitely isn’t what you want when you consider that the reception is by far the longer, more interactive event on your wedding day. Plus, think about it this way: The ceremony is the joining of […]

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A wedding coordinator will keep your big day on track

Just as important as having a wedding planner to deal with the details of your ceremony and reception before your special day is having a wedding coordinator to handle the orchestration of these events on the big day. Here are just a few (of the many) reasons why having a wedding coordinator can take the […]

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Real Weddings of Table Decor – Trey & Alisha Merritt

We were privileged to plan and recently stage a beautiful wedding and reception for Trey Merritt & Alisha Ferguson.  The 7:00 pm ceremony was held at St. Mary’s Chapel, followed by a reception at Roof with a View. The reception featured a special visit from Sir Purr of the Carolina Panthers. The couple honeymooned in St. Lucia […]

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The latest trends in wedding cakes

Deciding on which design tactic to go with when it comes to your wedding cake can end up taking hours of review for many couples. With the popularity of cooking and baking shows taking over the TV, many of us have begun to think outside of the box when it comes to choosing an amazing […]

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Make flowers a key element of your wedding

If you are looking for a great way to make your wedding venue — and your whole day — really shine, then you should definitely take the time to look at your floral options. Although most people will visit a florist to purchase flowers for the bouquet and other aspects of the wedding, often brides […]

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Real Weddings of Table Decor – Krysten (K.C.) Beust & Ken Harrill

The Couple: Krysten (K.C.) Beust & Ken Harrill

Their Story: K.C. and Ken met on March 30, 2012 at an event at a Carolina Hurricanes game in Raleigh, NC. Their first date was April 11, 2012 at Charlie Goodnight’s in Raleigh. Ken was living in Charlotte and K.C. was living in Durham at the time. He […]

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Sweeten your wedding reception with desserts

Could there be a better way to indulge in the sweet celebration of two individuals uniting as one than having a scrumptious dessert buffet at the wedding reception? We can’t say for sure, but our sweet tooth loves the idea as much as our heart does. Having a full range of desserts will allow you […]

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Real Weddings of Table Decor – Danita Williams

The Couple: Chris and Danitra

Their Story: We met in 2012 at the Hampton Inn where we both worked. Our first official date was really spontaneous and unexpected. It was drinks after work at Applebees on March 28, 2012. That was the day we became inseparable. Chris seems quiet but he is an ultimate jokester and loves sweets. Danitra […]

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Let your guests capture your special day with photos

Your wedding day pictures are something you can enjoy for the rest of your life. Creating opportunities for your guests to join in the fun of capturing all the best moments can be fun and super simple since everyone has a cell phone with a camera these days. Over the years, your wedding album will […]

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Simple wedding favors to give your guests

Traditionally, the bride and groom incorporate a personal gift into the place setting of each guest at their wedding. Some couples choose to hand deliver a favor to everyone throughout the reception as a way to more directly say thank you. Guest favors can range from commemorative items to edible treats to flowers and everything […]

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