I have been ‘thinking and working’ on this blog for some time now for many, many reasons!!!  I don’t know where to begin…truly?? So, I will start at the beginning…that is the beginning of Candice and Jimmy!  I LOVE their story~ Candice and Jimmy met through eHarmony…and I can truly say it was the best match ever made 🙂 (in my opinion and many others)!  They were so special to eHarmony that we will even see them on one of their commercials in the future ~

 This couple moves me every time I am with them~and to make it even more wonderful, they have families that make you ‘one of the family’ when you are with them.  I felt so welcome and loved.

Now- we did have an interesting planning process…I will not go in to details, but we were thrown that proverbial ‘monkey wrench’ early on but things worked out to be the most amazing and breath-taking wedding.  Sometimes you have to just GO with those blessings in disguise.

This most amazing wedding took place at the exquisite Lowndes Grove Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.  The plantation is so lovely but we added so really beautiful touches and spaces that everyone enjoyed. 

The amazing floral design below was created by American Floral ~ Scott Jones and his team stepped up and passed themselves on this challenge!  The worked closely with the mother of the bride, who is a floral designer herself, to create an explosion of color and texture that was show stopping. Please pay close attention to the gorgeous brides bouquet of orchids….just amazing!

I am commenting as you go through the images so you can see all the details ~ some images are candid from our camera and others were provided by their photographer, White Box Weddings!!! (Thank you so much)

Please take a few moments to read the comments….

Ceremony took place out in front of the house…we let the huge old oak be the back drop for the ceremony, surrounded by the beautiful florals by American Floral.

Given the ‘warm day’ we are inclined to have here in South Carolina, each seat had a rattan fan dressed with monogrammed ribbon for guests.

Just a unique angle for the ceremony.

Candice and Jimmy coming back down the aisle- such happiness!

Here is a collage of images of details from White Box….

Out on the patio, we used some great rattan furniture from Duvall Events…

One shot from under the tent of guests tables….florals here were created by the mother of the bride.

On the back patio, we created a square bar for guests to enjoy- the center housed our bookshelf back bar and then we added bar stools to each end for a fun experience.

More seating areas…


The cake was created by the talented Ashley Bakery– Hayden never ever fails me!

Out on the lawn, we have romantic and fun lounge areas with chandeliers hung in the trees….items provided by Duvall Events.

MY FAVORITE photo!!!!!!

…no words necessary….