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

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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 […]

Vendor Highlight | Lynette Higginbotham | MadisonHouse Designs

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With nearly 15 years of experience in the horticulture design industry (including an impressive overseas internship with a cut-flower grower in Holland), Lynette Higginbotham is a talented floral designer focused on weddings, events and landscaping in the greater Columbus, Ohio area. As the owner and lead designer behind MadisonHouse Designs, Lynette brings fresh, unique arrangements […]

Organic May Day Inspiration Shoot | Featured on 100 Layer Lake

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Set in a lush open field in Athens, GA with sunny skies above, Candice Beaty for Chancey Charm, Rebekah Moody for Forage & Fleur and the always talented Tulle & Grace Photography recently partnered up to created a dreamy organic May Day picnic, perfect for wedding, bridal shower or girls’ day out inspiration. inspirational design board […]

Vendor Highlight | Katelyn James Photography | Richmond, VA


Virginia Wedding Photographer. Blog Connoisseur. Interior Designer. Small Biz Cheerleader. That’s who you’ll find when coming across the incredibly talented artist behind Katelyn James Photography. Along with her husband Michael, Katelyn James has been capturing weddings, engagements and everything in between for just over seven years. With a style that produces crisp, clean and timeless images in every setting, […]

Destination Wedding Location | Cadaques Caribe Resort, Dominican Republic


On our recent trip with HOPE International to the Dominican Republic, Chris and I stayed an extra day to spend some time together before heading back into wedding season. It was a sweet time, and we stayed at one of my favorite places in the world, Cadaques Caribe Resort. We spent a week here before Boaz […]

Vendor Highlight | Kaytee Platt | Kayteecakes Bakery


As we scrolled through Kaytee Platt’s collection of tasty confections, we immediately knew we had to sit down with the Virginia-based cake designer and hear more about her budding business, Kayteecakes Bakery. With a love for baking that started at a young age, Kaytee has developed an eye for design and creates cakes, cupcakes and treats […]

Real Wedding | Courtney & Alex | Twin Hearts Photography

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We couldn’t be more thrilled to share photos from Courtney + Alex Stewart’s perfect autumn wedding. Led by Chancey Charm Planner Candice Beaty and seamlessly captured by Twin Hearts Photography, this romantic Georgia wedding was filled with sweet southern details, bold fall hues and some pretty fantastic bowties + suspenders. We’re hearing from the couple themselves, as […]

Vendor Highlight | Lori Tran | Wild Green Yonder Floral Design

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With a steady stream of accolades from her clients, Virginia-based Floral Designer Lori Tran has an eye for design, and simply nails it every time. As the creative force behind Wild Green Yonder Floral Design, Lori stands out in the wedding industry with her lush, garden-style design aesthetic and commitment to creating unique, wild-grown arrangements […]

Vendor Highlight | JRINK Juicery | Washington, D.C.

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With locations scattered throughout the Washington, DC area, JRINK Juicery has been providing cold-pressed, nutrient-rich juices to bustling urbanites since 2013. Founded by two former Wallstreet bankers, JRINK’s mission is simple: provide fresh-pressed solutions for life-pressed people. For brides looking to feel their best on their wedding day, JRINK proves to be a great addition to an already healthy lifestyle […]