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Wolfpack Wedding at The Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Garden Inspired Wedding at The Gregg Museum of Art & Design in Raleigh NC

For a couple of Wolfpack sweethearts, getting married by NC State University campus at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design was an alma mater dream come true. With a historic home, a tiered garden and modern art galleries, this new Raleigh wedding venue combines history with contemporary architecture. Wedding planner Sally Oakley Weddings & Events designed a serene ceremony in the Gregg’s historic garden and a reception under a clear tent in the front lawn. This garden inspired wedding featured tons of NC greenery, burgundy, navy, and splashes of pink and yellow. Photographer Robin Lin captured this charming Gregg museum wedding.

Modern Art Accent Wall at Gregg Museum on NC State Campus Raleigh NC Wedding Portrait
Cute Personal Wedding Cake Topper Bride and Groom Blue Velvet Engagement Ring Box Diamonds Direct Ring Vintage Handkerchief

A Love Story ~Designed~ in NC State Heaven

Carrie and Raymond unknowingly walked across the NC State College of Design graduation stage together. Who knows how many times they passed each other on the brick pathways of Raleigh’s beloved campus! Five years after graduation, Carrie and Raymond hit it off at a restaurant opening. The two lovebirds got engaged during the Christmas season, at home with their dog as witness – perfect for the self-proclaimed homebodies. Raymond purchased the sparkling engagement ring from Diamonds Direct, and the rest is history. Sally Oakley Weddings & Events understood that this reserved couple wanted a natural, stress-free wedding planning journey.

“Sally Oakley and her team are absolute pros with the kind of advice and connections earned through many years of experience!” said Carrie. “I’m so grateful we found Sally and her team – we couldn’t recommend anyone more.”

Sweet Mom Helps Daughter Get Dressed in White Lace Cathedral Bridal Gown at Gregg Museum on Wedding Day
Artsy Modern Light Blue Lace and White Bridal Gown with Flower Stitch
Blue Custom Engraved Bride and Groom Champagne Flutes on Textured Table Linen Gregg Museum
Raleigh North Carolina Pine Tree Greenery Downtown Outdoor Wedding Portraits Navy Blue Suit Burgundy Tie White Lace Bridal Gown

Intimate Garden Wedding Ceremony at Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Carrie and Raymond had a lovely wedding ceremony in the Gregg Museum’s garden with understated decor to highlight the venue’s natural beauty. The tiered garden right off of the historic home, which used to be home to the Chandellor of NC State University. The garden is an elegant space filled with professional landscape design, brick walls, and whimsical stone sculptures. Bridesmaids dressed in burgundy popped against the natural NC greenery. Carrie’s white lace covered bridal gown floated on air as she walked down the garden aisle. Raymond could not hide the smile on his face when he saw his soulmate glowing in bridal glory. The groom looked quite dapper and dashing in a navy suit and burgundy tie from Bernard’s Formalwear.

Elegant Burgundy Mix and Match Bridesmaids Dresses with White Lace Bridal Gown and Green Garden Bouquets Wedding Looks
Classic White and Black Cursive Wedding Ceremony Itinerary Formal Traditional Design
Green Floral Table Centerpieces with Splashes of Red and White Surrounded by Candles Wedding Reception Outdoor
Rustic Chic Hand Painted Wooden Welcome Sign Wedding at Gregg Museum Covered in Floral Greenery and Red Flowers
Outdoor Garden Wedding Ceremony at Gregg Museum of Art and Design Raleigh NC State Campus
Happy Newlyweds Husband and Wife Wedding Ceremony Exit Gregg Museum Garden Raleigh NC Navy Suit Burgundy Tie White Lace Bridal Gown
Warm Brick Walls and Glowing Green Trees Wedding Portraits on NC State's Campus in Raleigh NC

Glowing Outdoor Tented Reception at The Gregg Museum, One of the Best New Wedding Venues in Raleigh

Combine a stunning clear top tent from CE Rental with Sally Oakley’s wedding planning and design skills, and you get a simply magical evening wedding reception. The tent was set up on the lawn of the Gregg Museum and filled to the brim with twinkling strands of lights. This new museum and wedding venue offers so many possibilities for events, and this event really showcases that. The indoor historic home has an elegant vibe, whereas the museum is a super modern space. And the expansive lawn allows for large scale outdoor events such as this romantic NC State wedding.

Market lights created a cozy night time space with glowing burgundy and green floral centerpieces. For dinner Rocky Top Catering served up some Southern delights. Delicate deviled eggs and cute chicken and waffle appetizers won the day!

Romantic Twinkle Lights Clear Outdoor Tent Head table with Red Napkins and Green Centerpieces Gregg Museum
WEDDING PLANNER Sally Oakley Weddings & Events | PARTY RENTALS CE Rental
Gold Trim Framed Table Escort Guide Design with Floral Decor
Tall Natural Green Table Centerpieces Crisp White Table Linens and Red Napkins Gregg Museum Wedding Reception
Naked Wood Head Table with Red Napkins and Natural Green Floral Centerpieces at Gregg Museum Wedding Reception
Colorful Platter of Appetizers Deviled Eggs and Chicken and Waffles Southern Delicacies Rocky Top Catering Wedding Reception
Clear Top Wedding Reception Tent NC Greenery and Crisp White Tables covered in Floral Designs and Salads
Table Five with White Linen a Candle and Red White Green Floral Centerpiece Wedding Reception Gregg Museum
Elegant Five Tier White Wedding Cake Classic Red and Green Floral Decor Gregg Museum Wedding Reception
Beautiful Wedding Cake Close up White Frosting Red White Green Floral Decorations Gregg Museum Wedding Reception
Gregg Museum of Art and Design Modern Wall Wedding Portrait Bride and Groom Navy Suit Burgundy Tie and White Lace Bridal Gown

At the end of the night, Carrie and Raymond walked away from their garden inspired Gregg Museum wedding with gratitude for an incredible team of wedding vendors.

Want to see more weddings from Sally Oakley? Last year we featured a few, including this beautiful ceremony at the new Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral on the Centennial Campus at NC State, followed by a downtown Raleigh wedding reception.

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