Vendor Highlight | Brittany Orndorff | Soiree Favors

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Today’s vendor highlight features Brittany Orndorff of luxe wedding favor company, Soriree Favors. Fun fact: Brittany Collier, our Washington DC wedding planner and coordinator, is Soiree Favors’ co-founder. While working as event planners at a local association, the duo bonded over their love for weddings, became instant friends and launched Soiree Favors to provide bespoke […]

Sarah’s Surprise 30th Birthday Party


As these photos detail, I was completely surprised by 30 guests awaiting my return home on my 30th birthday. As I rounded the side entrance to my backyard, lined with candles and quotes from The Little Mermaid (admittedly my favorite movie of all time), I was literally speechless by the number of people gathered in my […]

Planner Spotlight | Alana Futcher | Virginia Wedding Planner


We’re turning the questions on our own Richmond, Virginia wedding planner and designer Alana Futcher in today’s spotlight. She’s sharing a few of her favorites about wedding planning and dishing out tips for those looking to be successful in the industry. Enjoy! –The Chancey Charm Team Name Alana Futcher Hometown Richmond, VA What did you do […]

Vendor Highlight | Jenna Marie Weddings | Charleston Wedding Photography


Connecting with our favorite Charleston wedding photographer Jenna Marie Moore has been a long time coming. Outside of being wildly in love with her stunning snaps, we can’t get enough of her contagious energy, positive vibes and openness about her journey in the wedding industry. She’s spilling some fun details with us below, like her […]

A Beautiful Smile For The Bride


Like most brides out there, I was obsessed with getting in shape and looking great before my wedding day. All of the photos, attention and attire really got me thinking about my personal appearance. Not that I’ve ever been a sloppy person, but the limelight of getting married had me a bit nervous. I joined […]

Vendor Highlight | Dina Sevajian | Dare to Dream Hair

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Spending some time with Virginia-based hair stylist Dina Sevajian, the talent behind Dare To Dream Hair, in today’s vendor highlight. With a knack for making clients feel their absolute best, Dina has been working her magic behind the chair for the past 8 years. She has an incredible eye for color, unmatched style and a dedication […]

Planner Spotlight | Candice Beaty


Take one look at her Instagram and you’ll be hooked. Not only can Senior Planner and Designer Candice Beaty nail a good shot, but she’s also incredibly passionate about her work in wedding and event design. As a key member of our Atlanta team, Candice immerses herself in every piece of the process, coordinating each detail […]

Planner Spotlight | Marilisa Martel Schachinger

Atlanta Wedding Planner, Marilisa Schachinger, Chancey Charm

We’re spotlighting our very own Senior Wedding Planner + Designer Marilisa in today’s feature. Since joining the Chancey Charm team three years ago, she’s been delighting Atlanta and Athens area clients with her style, planning expertise and willingness to go the extra mile. We’re especially fond of her recent Evergreen Wedding and Tolemac Romance Styled Shoots, […]

Vendor Highlight | Jessica Miller | Columbus, Ohio Wedding Photography


We’re connecting with Columbus, Ohio-based wedding photographer Jessica Miller in today’s vendor highlight. After picking up her first camera at six years old, it’s been her life mission to capture real, honest moments in the world around her. She’s sharing her path to wedding photography, the importance of consistency for fellow creatives in the industry […]

Real Wedding | Hannah + Connor | Athens, GA

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We’re hearing from sweet couple Hannah + Connor today, Chancey Charm newlyweds who rung the wedding bells at the UGA Chapel in Athens, Georgia. Following their ceremony, they celebrated with family and friends at the historic Taylor Grady House. The magical evening was seamlessly coordinated by Senior Planner and Designer Candice Beaty and captured by […]

Vendor Highlight: Brooke Lull, Virginia Wedding Photographer


In today’s vendor highlight, we are connecting with Brooke Lull, owner and lead photographer of Brooke Danielle Photography. Capturing weddings and portraits in Virginia, Maryland and along the Eastern Panhandle, Brooke delights clients with her charming personality, eye for the details and ability to make them feel completely at ease. Brooke was kind enough to give […]

How to Allocate Your Wedding Budget

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Getting that ring on your finger is such an epic moment for any bride. The joy, excitement and pure rush of energy that follows is unlike anything else. You call your friends, you laugh, you cry. It’s a whirlwind and before you know it, you’re looking at a florist, caterer and being torn in half […]

Vendor Highlight: Southern Wilds Productions, Charleston, SC


While photos always bring the best out of wedding day bliss, a video capturing the moments of the big day is truly hard to beat. We’re hearing from Charleston-based video production company Southern Wilds in today’s vendor highlight. A fairly unique company, Southern Wilds divides their time between the Lowcountry, documenting weddings and local environmental issues, […]

Real Wedding: Avery + Brandon, Featured in Modern Luxury Brides Atlanta


Alongside their adoring family and friends, sweet couple Avery + Brandon were married at The Biltmore Ballrooms in Atlanta, GA. Elegant details and classy design, all wrapped up in one of the most magnificent venues in the city. Bold American Events dressed the night with timeless florals, decor and linens, while Once Like a Spark Photography captured […]

Vendor Highlight: Sana Cordeaux, Washington, DC Makeup Artistry


Though premier makeup artist Sana Cordeaux‘s roots are in Long Island, New York, she currently calls the bustling metropolis of Washington, DC home. Having worked at numerous fashion events, shows and weddings, Sana has developed a passion for bringing out the natural beauty in every single client and aligning her vision with their personality. We are connecting […]

Editorial Shoot 101 for Creatives

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I recently spoke at the Athens Soundboard Marketing Conference, hosted by Perfect Pitch Concepts, with one of our Senior Planners, Candice Beaty. It was such a fun conference that focused on growing your small business in today’s market. Candice and I led a breakout session specifically on content creation. What is content creation? I asked myself […]

Vendor Highlight: Sarah Reed, Charleston Wedding Stationery Designer

Romantic Wedding Stationary, Charleston

We’re catching up with graphic designer and wedding invitation connoisseur Sarah Reed in today’s Vendor Highlight. As the founder of Dodeline Design, a boutique graphic design and stationery studio based in Charleston, South Carolina, Sarah has been impressing brides and clients in the Charleston area with her romantic and unique designs since 2009. With features in Charleston Style […]

Boaz’s First Birthday Party

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I am so thrilled to share a few photos from my little guy’s first birthday party here on the blog  for several reasons. First, it was a gorgeous and fun evening filled with sweet family and a few dear friends that feel like family. It was such a joy to come full circle from this time […]

Vendor Highlight | Amy Cherry | Amy Nicole Photography

Originally from a small town just outside of Richmond, Virginia, Wedding Photographer Amy Cherry currently splits her time between her home state and the bustling city of Nashville, TN. With an infectious smile and a passion for capturing love stories & simple authentic details, we fell in love with this Virginia native and her remarkable images. […]

Real Wedding | Wendy + Travis | Featured on Southern Weddings

Funny story, Wendy and I actually met at a wedding, so having a part of our friendship include planning her wedding just made it all the more perfect. Wendy is one of the most genuine and thoughtful women I have ever met. When she walks into a room, she has this amazing capability to make everyone around her feel […]