She was full of anticipation when I arrived at 701 Whaley. All the girls were gathered together with the smell of hairspray lingering the air. She sat in the chair with her hair curls pinned getting her make-up finished up. Even though I met Caroline for the first time on her wedding day, I already felt like I knew her because we had chatted so much before this day and also thanks to a huge help of instagram stories! I knew she was a total sweetheart, but I meeting her in person just confirmed it! She had a big smile on her face all day long. Most brides want to wait until the last minute possible to get ready but Caroline jumped into her dress early and we had extra time for some fun portraits of her! There were so many sweet moments about her wedding day I could share. I could tell that her family was close and full of love. She had the sweetest first look with her dad and brothers. And the way all of them looked at her just melts your heart! Obviously family and friends are super important to them both because they were surrounded by lots of loved ones including their huge 28 person bridal party! And it is no wonder why because they are both charismatic, kind and so down to earth!
As for the beautiful wedding, Oh my word you are in for a big blog post today! Caroline and Greg’s wedding day was full of so many gorgeous details! Caroline assembled a perfect vendor team and they really brought the magic for this wedding! By Invitation Only Event Planning knocked her reception at 701 Whaley out of the park! I was blown away by the gorgeous setup! From the greenery climbing the walls to the dangling florals above the dance floor, there was so much elegance! John Gray Events created some of the most stunning bouquets! You know I am a sucker for blush and white florals! They popped off the soft blue gowns gorgeously! Speaking of those gowns, I always love Jenny Yoo Designs and these from Bella Bridesmaids were no exception! And lastly, Caroline and Greg knew how to throw a party! The Band Freeway Music was simply amazing and the dance floor stayed packed all night long! We had so much fun capturing every little moment! Be sure to check out the full vendor list at the bottom of the post!
Caroline did a first look with her bridesmaids!
And with her dad and brothers!!
And we snuck in some fun bridal portraits! Give me a white wall and a huge window full of natural light and I am in heaven!
A special thanks to the following vendors!
Venue: 701 Whaley | Event Planning: By Invitation Only | Uplighint: Ambient Media Event Lighting | Cake: Parkland Cakes | Florist: John Gray Events | Rentals: Party Reflections | Bride’s gown: Evelyn’s Bridal | Bridesmaid gowns: Jenny Yoo from Bella Bridesmaids | Bridesmaids Bracelets: Susan Shaw | Entertaiment: Freeway Music | Catering: Southern Way Catering | Favors: Dunkin Donuts | Groomsmen attire: Brittons of Columbia | Hair: Erika Huggins and Mindy Galante | Makeup: LALA Girl | Videography: First to Last Films | Transportation: Southern Valet & Transportation | Bride: The Whimsical Pineapple | Bar: Black Tie Bartending