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Morgan & David’s Chetola wedding located near downtown Blowing Rock, NC last weekend was a wonderful example of fall in the mountains. It was a fun day filled with family & friends that were eager to celebrate the couple’s union. “We’ve always thought Chetola was an absolutely beautiful location and we loved the idea that […]

Weddings

October 20, 2017

Fall Chetola Wedding in Blowing Rock, NC by Wayfaring Wanderer

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Emily and Chad’s wedding at Overlook Barn located at the top of Beech Mountain, North Carolina this past weekend was an absolute blast. It was a day filled with joy and overflowing with love. The couple was surrounded by friends and family that traveled from near and far to celebrate and witness the commitment they […]

Weddings

June 9, 2017

A Rustic Overlook Barn Wedding | Boone Wedding Photographer | Wayfaring Wanderer

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This styled wedding shoot at Fussell Farm in Millers Creek, North Carolina was a beautiful collaboration that I was thankful to be a part of. For wedding photographers and other vendors, it’s like Christmas when a new wedding venue opens its doors in our backyard, especially one as great as Fussell Farm. The owners, Vickie […]

Styled Shoot, Weddings

April 14, 2017

Fussell Farm Styled Wedding Shoot | Rustic Elegant Barn Wedding Venue Photos

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Laura doesn’t just make people look good with Niadele’s natural makeup, she makes them feel good, too. “You are beautiful,” she assured me after I was finished pointing out all the flaws and imperfections on my face. I’ve had problems with acne since I was a teenager, it’s something that I’m super self-conscious about, but […]

Wedding Products

August 18, 2016

High Country Creators: Niadele Natural Makeup

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Before you spend a single penny on your wedding, a budget should be set. While this may be the least glamorous part of wedding planning and you might be tempted to skip it, it is extremely important. But I’m sure you’re wondering, how to create a wedding budget, right?! Well, I’ll let you in on […]

Wedding Planning

August 4, 2016

How to Create a Wedding Budget that Works for You

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Wedding planning can be a stressful experience but it certainly doesn’t have to be if you have the right team of folks keeping you on track and helping you stay organized. That’s where The Whole Shebang comes in! Meris, the owner and principle planner, along with her capable team of experienced professionals help bring a couples’ […]

Wedding Planning

July 28, 2016

High Country Creators: The Whole Shebang

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“There is always the sun after the rain,” Meghan said in retrospect. Her dream for their Overlook Barn wedding day including saying their vows in front of their loved ones with a view of the Blue Ridge mountains behind them. Rain nearly sabotaged that wish, when buckets began pouring from the sky, just before the […]

Weddings

July 22, 2016

Overlook Barn Wedding Photos: Meghan & Steven’s Banner Elk, NC Adventure

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You burst into tears at the drop of a hat. And you’ve lost 5 pounds because you’re so stressed out and frazzled. You and your partner are getting snippy with each other and arguing about nothing important because you’re both feeling exhausted. You just want *the* day to be over with. Wedding planning is stressful! […]

Wedding Planning

July 15, 2016

Hiring a Wedding Planner vs. Doing it Yourself

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They exchanged their vows under the shelter of a tent as the rain steadily streamed down around them at their White Fence Farm Wedding. It didn’t really matter what the weather was doing, though, because what was most important on Jessica’s wedding day was that she was marrying her best friend and soul mate. Their […]

Weddings

June 16, 2016

White Fence Farm Wedding Photos: Jessica + Ray’s Adventure

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When I was finally ready to begin the process, I had no clue how to start wedding planning. I was getting lost in all the details that weren’t as important instead of focusing on what mattered most. Then one day the graphic designer in me said, “Why don’t we approach this like any other project we’d […]

Wedding Planning

June 9, 2016

How to Decide When & Where to Get Married