Wedding Experts in the Spotlight: Krystal Kast Photography

There are so many great things to say about Krystal Kast- she is so talented, fun and just a joy to be around. I love photography and admire the talent it takes to capture a beautiful picture. Her photography is stunning and her passion for what she does is felt if you have the chance to talk about photography with her. We happen to be neighbors so I also get the privilege to hang out with her and her beautiful family. She is one of the reasons we love living in Fearrington Village- Friends make life so much sweeter!  Krystal's distinctive style is a unique...

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Special Events Venue Spotlight: The Tate House

Just 45 minutes north of Atlanta is the elegant and romantic pink marble mansion, known as the Tate House. The classic southern romantic fantasy is felt throughout the stately plantation like setting. The gardens invite you to stroll through the centuries old oaks and to host your garden wedding amongst the six flowing fountains and picturesque statues surrounding the Atlanta outdoor wedding site. This North Georgia wedding venue features the 19,000 square foot mansion and 4,000 square foot formal ballroom. It is an excellent example of the “second renaissance revival style,” which is an adaptation of Italian and English classical...

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Wedding Experts in the Spotlight: Cheryl-Anne Kast

    I had the pleasure to meet Cheryl-Anne and her beautiful family this year. She just has this amazing calming presence- and I could just listen to her South African accent all day. Our little ones became instant friends and after attending her sweet little one's birthday party- I knew she was in her element and an amazing wedding planner.  South African native Cheryl-Anne Kast began her career in the events industry with a Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts from The Institute of Culinary Arts in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Her passion for impeccable cuisine landed her a position as Pastry...

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WetKnot & Bridetastic Deluxe Wedding Day Emergency Kit = Wedding Day Perfection!

We just love this Deluxe Wedding Emergency Kit by Pinch Provisions.This gorgeously giftable, silver & gold embossed presentation box (with complimentary gift tag) opens to reveal a premium platinum tote brimming with 101 wedding day essentials. The Bridetastic's 101 must-haves are neatly organized into four removable compartments: beauty, fashion, personal care, and bridal.     WetKnot + Bridetastic Emergency Kit = Wedding Day Survival Perfection! For more information about Bridetastic Emergency Kit or to order go to: http://www.pinchprovisions.com/products/bridetastic-survival-kit

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Wedding Experts in the Spotlight: Martha Manning Photography

Martha Manning is not only a woman I think very highly of- but she is a wonderful friend of mine. I have had the opportunity to see her in action- and she is nothing short of amazing. Some of her pictures have brought me to tears in the amount of emotion they captured. She is simply brilliant! As a teenager, she had the opportunity to study under Byron Baldwin in Charlotte, NC.  She was selected as a high school student to participate in a summer school program for young photographers at UNC's School of Journalism.  At Appalachian State University, She earned a degree in Technical...

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