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History in the Making

Raleigh Couple’s History Wedding Includes Jumping the Broom Tradition By Anna Louise Pickens Jim and Natasha DePalma's wedding was all about family and history – both their history as a couple and the history of Natasha’s ancestors. “History in the Making” was the theme of their February 2020 wedding, and the couple extended the theme… READ MORE

Something Blue 1705 East Raleigh Wedding

Fall Wedding at 1705 East Raleigh Wedding by Java Rose Photography Saja and Achraf met at the library. After several days of secret stares over books, the two finally approached each other for a shy introduction. In March 2018, Achraf slipped an engagement ring onto Saja’s finger. He took the relationship from best friends to… READ MORE

William & Jonathan’s NC Wedding

Duke Chapel Wedding Ceremony and Fearrington Village Reception  William Hoye and Jonathan Bitner’s love story is a classic North Carolinian tale! After connecting on Match.com, the two agreed on a first date at Cocoa Cinnamon in downtown Durham. Their coffee conversation went so well, they decided to keep the date going by attending the Festival… READ MORE

Love in the Time of Corona(virus)

Backyard Wedding Ceremony at Lake Norman, NC by Richard Barlow Photography  From coworkers to life partners, Kelsey Weiss and Kyle Wood's love story began at KCI Technologies in Raleigh, NC in 2017. After a year of getting to know each other, the couple planned a romantic getaway to Asheville. On Oct. 6, 2018  Kyle surprised… READ MORE

Carolyn & Justin’s NC Wedding

NC Wedding Photographer Blissmore Photography Captures Barn of Chapel Hill Beauty  During a pandemic, there’s only one option for engaged couples everywhere – virtual wedding planning! Luckily, we’re here to help. As your go-to NC wedding planning resource guide, we’re here to connect you with reliable wedding vendors and real wedding inspiration. The following blog… READ MORE

Caroline & Casey’s Carolina Wedding

Romantic Spring Wedding by Raleigh Wedding Planner La Cosa Bella Events Caroline Marks first met Casey Stevenson on a youth group trip. But it was over 13 years later before Caroline got enough nerve to talk to her childhood crush – thanks to Tinder! Their connection was natural and immediate. This sweet duo puts a… READ MORE

Leah & Andrew’s City Celebration

Downtown Raleigh Wedding by Danielle Flake Photography  The coronavirus pandemic may have put spring/summer wedding season on hold, but love is not canceled! Today we celebrate the resiliency of our community by throwing it back to Leah Rosenberg and Andrew Strom’s downtown Raleigh wedding by Danielle Flake Photography. May we all use this extra downtime… READ MORE

Ariel & Zackary’s Cyber Ceremony

Durham Wedding Photographer Fancy This Photography Captures Backyard Elopement During COVID-19  Durham wedding photographer, Fancy This Photography is working with local couples to find unique solutions to an unprecedented spring wedding season. Instead of risking the health of family and friends during the Coronavirus outbreak, Ariel Watts and Zackary Sanderford opted for a four-person, livestreamed… READ MORE

Livestreamed Love – Quarantine Wedding

Real Bride Shares How to Livestream a Wedding Ceremony During COVID-19 Corey Mansfield could never have predicted figuring out how to livestream a wedding ceremony during COVID-19 when she got engaged to Glenn Moore almost a year ago. Yet, on March 20, over 70 people turned on their phones and laptops to watch the couple say… READ MORE

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