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Glimpses into recent weddings in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

Maggie and Michael at Grandfather Golf and Country Club

Maggie and Michael’s wedding was our largest wedding of the 2022 season. Maggie, Michael and their Mom’s left no detail unattended to when planning their weekend getaway for their friends and family. From the bridesmaids hike to groomsmen golf tournament, elaborate rehearsal dinner at Linville Ridge Country Club, rocking welcome party at the Beach Pavilion […]


Hannah and Charlie’s Wedding at Hemlock Barn in the NC Mountains

For so many of our couples, the High Country of North Carolina is a destination. I would say that at least 80% of our clients and their guests come to the mountains from out of town. That’s why it’s so special when we get to plan weddings for our friends and neighbors. Boonetown story + […]


Abby and Johnny’s Wedding in Washington DC

Abby was one of our favorite clients for 2023. We hit it off right from the start AND to make it even more special we planned her cousin Stevie’s wedding in the summer of 2022. Abby’s wedding was originally planned for September at The Mill at Rock Creek in Boone NC. When she and Johnny […]


How Many Hours Do I Actually Need My Photographer On My Wedding Day???

Megan Sheppard Photograph It’s nine hours. That’s how long you need them. That’s if you’re having a traditional timeline [4pm Ceremony-10pm Exit or 5pm Ceremony-10pm Exit.] Can you get by with less? Absolutely. Here are thing things you need to think about. In most situations, you need to be finished with hair and makeup 3 […]


What To Do During The “In Between Times” in Wedding Planning

 It’s March and whether your wedding is just around the corner or 6 months away, it’s starting to feel like IT’S ALMOST HERE!!! What I wanted to speak to today is the restlessness and anxiety that you may or may not be experiencing during the “In Between Times”. Also, let’s be clear, the entire engagement […]


Sara and Jordan’s Wedding at The Camp at Eseeola

Julia Wade Photography It’s no secret that Eseeola is one of the dreamiest places in the High Country to tie the knot. Sara and Jordan’s wedding was ALL OF THE THINGS. While the TWS Team focused on planning and logistics, Alexandra Madison weddings worked with Sara on the design aspect. The end result was colorful, […]


Jen and Tyler’s Wedding at Overlook Barn

Michelle Lyerly Photography Jen and Tyler were one of so many weddings booked in 2019 that had to move their wedding date ahead to 2021. One of the super unique things about Jen and Tyler’s wedding was that guest were served an elaborate cheese and charcuterie spread on a customized handmade wooden board that they […]


Vanvisa and Brian’s Wedding at Old Orchard Creek

Anagram Photography Heartfelt, Creative & Intentional are the words I would use to describe Vanvisa and Brian’s wedding at Old Orchard Creek blueberry farm in Lansing, NC. They, along with Vanvisa’s brother Van, had countless ideas for how to make their wedding day truly special and memorable for their guests. With their culinary background, you […]


Top 12 Ecofriendly Wedding Tips

Michelle Lyerly Photography Can my wedding be fun, beautiful, easy breezy AND ecofriendly???? Yes and no. Weddings can certainly create a lot of waste and the pandemic hasn’t help that fact with everything needing to be pre-wrapped and disposable. There are definitely some ways that you can make your celebration more intentional and green just […]


Parent Dances – How to pick the perfect song!

Dancing with your parents has long been a tradition at wedding receptions. Whether your mother or father are total novices or light on their feet, the song choice can feel like a momentous decision. From time to time, the song choice for these emotional moments can get a bit cringe due to the overall cheesiness […]


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