A fall wedding in Charleston is always a great idea- but add in a beautiful southern venue on the water and the most amazing couple and family and perfection reaches a new level!Read More →

We loved working with Stacy and Gary on both of their weddings, one a beautiful traditional Hindu ceremony and the other a romantic and elegant Christian ceremony.  All the elements came together so beautifully  ~ from the vibrant mandap dressed with reds and golds to the soft, romantic arbor drapped in blush and creams. The Hindu ceremony had the beautiful components of rich florals, beaded fabrics and elephants!  The traditions of the processional and ceremony were so beautiful to watch ~ guest then enjoyed a culture rich meal and desserts. Saturday we set up a stunning Southern romantic ceremony and reception set among the oaksRead More →

What a beautiful, beautiful wedding this was~ we truly were honored to be a part of this loving and sweet couples {what we are calling} ‘whirlwind’ event~ well not the event but getting there was! As preperations were being made for the couple to come from Lousiana, Hurricane Issac threated transportation for them and guests…it was truly a ‘whirlwind’ getting them to Columbia as this storm threatened….but everyone arrived very safe and sound and we helped them have one truly amazing event and the weather here in Columbia could not stop them either 🙂 The couple had a lovely traditional ceremony in the Memorial GardenRead More →

Hot describes this wedding in more ways than one 🙂  Not only was it a blistering 100+ in Columbia, SC but the details at this wedding where hot as well~ gorgeous color palette of hot pinks and gray was exquisite and so elegant!  From the swanky lounge area during cocktail hour, to the dramatic floral designs by Something Special Florist. Jennifer and Steven were such a romantic and loving couple~ they got it honestly from their beautiful friends and families who we just fell in love with….we worked with them from New York bringing their dreams to life. We had a truly specatucalr wedding day working with an amazingRead More →

This wedding planned and designed by Jill Areheart Meredith and Ryan’s wedding was featured on the Every Last Detail blog a few months ago, and the ladder shelves we created for it were featured on Southern Weddings, but we realized we’ve never blogged about it ourselves. And really, it’s just too pretty not to look at again…and again. http://theeverylastdetail.com/2013/05/01/pink-and-navy-southern-vintage-wedding/ http://iloveswmag.com/2012/09/11/southern-spotting-mason-jar-wall/ Meredith and Ryan will always have a very special place in our hearts here at By Invitation Only. Meredith had a great vision and an amazing attention to detail, but also focused on making sure her wedding was fun. I was so happy she wasRead More →