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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

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When it’s time to start thinking about how to make a wedding guest list it can cause feelings of overwhelm and confusion. Am I right? The thought of doing this pretty much paralyzes you, so you do nothing. You have no clue where to start or who to invite to your wedding so you avoid […]

Wedding Planning

June 3, 2016

How to Make a Wedding Guest List

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The Grand Opening event for the Overlook Barn, a new NC wedding venue, was something I’ve been looking forward to ever since I got the beautiful hand-lettered invitation in the mail. I’m a sucker for gorgeous penmanship and pastel watercolor designs so I RSVP’d immediately!  Since a handful of couples getting married at Overlook Barn […]

Wedding Planning

May 25, 2016

Overlook Barn Grand Opening: A New NC Wedding Venue

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“Is this real life?”, Meghan kept asking when Steven unexpectedly popped the question. She could barely believe what was happening because Steven was working overtime to get her thinking otherwise that weekend. In fact, it was a surprise to them both that they got engaged that day. Steven wasn’t planning to pop the question during […]

Engagement

May 20, 2016

Blowing Rock, NC Engagement Photos: Meghan + Steven’s Adventure

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These custom wood photo boxes were handcrafted with the idea of housing precious keepsakes such as photos, prints, or other  types of memorabilia. If you’re anything like me and you’ve been collecting old photos over the years chances are that you have pictures in ziplock bags, stuffed away in drawers, or loosely arranged in albums. […]

Wedding Products

May 13, 2016

Custom Wood Photo Box by Ox Woodworx

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It began pouring rain as soon as I got in my van to leave the photoshoot location. Jenny + Eric’s newlywed photos were already rescheduled because it decided to spontaneously snow in April, so we really wanted to avoid doing so again if at all possible. Waking up to a steady stream of rain that morning […]

Portraits

May 13, 2016

Todd Island Park Newlywed Photos: Jenny + Eric’s “Just Married” Adventure

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I’m sure you’ve seen the hilariously poignant satirical commercial of Nature RX, prescribing a dose of Nature for those suffering from “cynicism, meaningless, and murderous rage.” And if you haven’t seen it yet…you need to watch. (scroll to the bottom of this post to see it) The best satire always strikes at the heart of a […]

Self-Development

May 5, 2016

Healing Effects of Nature

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Giftysong creates custom wedding songs for your special day and pretty much any other occasion you can think of. Think proposal songs, anniversary songs, theme songs, birthday songs…the list goes on and on! Using your input and feedback and their amazing musical skills, Todd and Emily, will personally customize a tune that you will want […]

Wedding Planning

April 27, 2016

High Country Creators: Giftysong | Custom Wedding Songs

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Choosing the right wedding vendors is an important aspect of the wedding planning process that can make or break your entire experience. Without vendors, planning your wedding day can prove to be a bit of a challenge, especially if you attempted to do everything on your own…DIY-style. Good vendors will help create a memorable event […]

Wedding Planning

April 22, 2016

Choosing The Right Wedding Vendors