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BOONE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | MORGAN + TUCKER Since Morgan & Tucker are getting married at the Grandfather Golf and Country Club, they thought it would be a great location for their engagement pictures. The couple loves to get away to the mountains and they’ve spent a lot of time at the club so it’s a […]

Engagement

Grandfather Golf & Country Club Engagement Photos

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The couple’s love story began back in 1994 when John and Cassie, along with all of the other 6th graders, took a school field trip to Busch Gardens and Seaworld. John decided he wanted to test his skills by playing a carnival game. He tossed a softball and, surprisingly, sunk it straight into the oversized […]

Weddings

A Rustic Vineyard Wedding At The Vineyard at 37 High Holly | NC Wedding Photographer

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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

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

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

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

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I’m willing to bet that one of the ways you connect with your partner is through adventuring together. You might love to “Netflix & Chill” like it’s going out of style but the thrill of adventure always beckons. Whether it’s a hike in the woods, brunching at your favorite restaurant, or a quick getaway to […]

Engagement

Engagement Photo Adventure Giveaway

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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

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

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

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

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