Tag Archive: Kiawah Island

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The Wedding Row

Jennifer and Michael’s beautiful Oceanside wedding on Kiawah has been featured on The Wedding Row this week! The ceremony took place on the lawn right before sunset and guests danced all night long to the Might Kicks.

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Kelsey and Patrick

Kelsey & Patrick

The River Course- Kiawah Island

April 20, 2013

We were so excited when we found out that Kelsey and Patrick’s wedding was going to be included in the exclusive national magazine “Coastal Living Weddings” we wanted to shout it from the roof tops and tell everyone! But we had to keep the images from you,…. and mum was the word until the magazine came out. As we shared with you a few weeks ago- the magazine is  now out and we are so thrilled to give you some more images and details about their exciting weekend!

Patrick’s parents hosted a welcome party on Friday evening at Osprey Point Clubhouse- it was a fabulous event and we will share images of that with you soon.

Prior to the wedding weekend guests received their invitations. These were some of the most gorgeous invitations we’ve ever seen! We created them with the help of Heather at Sixpence press. Kelsey’s mother had mentioned wanting to have the invitation be a booklet- so we worked with Heather to create a soft, romantic design. The booklet was a champagne colored silk and inside on the right, Heather mounted a letter pressed invitation, on the left was a pocket that held the invitation to the welcome party, farewell breakfast, map and reply card – all of these pieces were letterpressed as well. Heather also created a custom monogram seal, and had the booklet made with a lace and ribbon band.

The wedding was on Saturday and to be honest the weather forecast was not encouraging- It was unusually cool that day, and overcast for most of the day- we had watched the weather carefully and while it didn’t look like there was any sunshine in our future there wasn’t supposed to be any rain either- so we went with the original plan to have the ceremony on the lawn. We adorned the ceremony chairs with lace and lamour sashes, and flower clusters of garden roses, coastal grasses, dendrobium orchids and wax flower. During the ceremony our vocalist Ann Marie Fairchild sang the Lord’s Prayer- and while she was singing the sun came out- bright and strong…..- everyone just kind of looked at each other in shock and smiled. We all knew that the ceremony had been truly blessed!

  

 Then it was party time….cocktails were enjoyed on the porch and upper lawn. The Engaging Events team had created  a floral cascade over the opening leading to the lawn, we added pink champagne fabric to the archways, brought in tree’s with romantic little white lights and a farm table with Lanterns and Rose Petals to add to the charm.

   

 When it was time for dinner the guests entered the ethereal ballroom- chairs were draped with covers and tails from Wildflower Linens. The tables were draped with BBJ linens and overlays– and napkins tied with ribbon and a floral sprig. A custom Menu Card die cut to size by Sixpence Press – to fit in the hammered glass chargers from Snyder Event Rentals. The Mahogany Chairs were provided by Eventworks. We brought in more tree’s and shrubs and filled them with white twinkle lights and used our White planter boxes to create a beautiful bandstand. Our floral designs with alternating tall and short arrangements was eye catching and romantic at the same time. And our lounge furniture created the perfect setting in the big bay windows of the River Course.

 

 

 

The wedding cake was inspired by the Bride’s gown and created by Jim Smeal- a well known local baker.

 

At the end of the nite- guests were bid farewell with favor bags of homemade caramel popcorn made by the River Course.

It was a fantastic evening- and wonderful families. We feel so lucky to have been able to get to know all of them and be a part of such a special day in all of their lives. Congratulations Kelsey and Patrick!

Coastal Living Weddings Magazine

Kelsey and Patrick

April 20, 2013

The River Course at Kiawah Island

After months of keeping this feature a secret, we are thrilled to share

Kelsey and Patrick’s Kiawah Island Wedding featured in Coastal Living Weddings Magazine!

             

Special thanks goes out to all of the vendors!

Patricia Lyons Photography

Sixpence Press – Invitations, Programs, and Accessories

Calligraphy by Request

Clelia Reardon – Ceremony Music

Quianna Parler Band

Artistic Eye Productions

Ann Marie Fairchild – Vocalist

Bill Nuttall – Bagpiper

Allen Johnston – Officiant

Eventworks Rentals

Snyder Rentals

BBJ Linen

The Total Table Linens

Wildflower Linens

Vanity Salon

Moore Makeup

Firecracker Bill – Trees

Presentation Services

Cigar Row

Madison Row – Brides Dress

LulaKate – Bridesmaid Dresses

Charleston Style Limo

Chariot of Dreams

Market Street Sweets

The Rivercourse at Kiawah Island

The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island

Thea and Ron

September 22, 2012

30 Year Vow Renewal

Thea and Ron decided to renew their vows last September at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, and we were thrilled to be a part of it. There is something special about a vow renewal …. after many years of marriage still wanting to gather your closest family and friends to celebrate your love doesn’t happen every day. I wish everyone experienced this special moment in their lives because while everyone is excited at a wedding for the couple to begin their lives together….at a vow renewal there is history and everyone knows the trials and tribulations that life has thrown the couple and yet they still pause to cherish their love. There is no greater happiness or excitement than you see at an occasion such as this….

It isn’t hard to see why Thea and Ron chose the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island to host their renewal…the view is gorgeous and serene. As a couple they have often “escaped” life for the weekend at Kiawah and it brought them great joy to be able to share their special place with the people they love most.

 

The color palette of earth colors: taupe, green, cream and a touch of blush pink was just stunning and understated at the Ocean Course.

 

As always the chef and staff of the Ocean Course did not disappoint..great food, drink and fun was had by all!

  

Our many thanks to MCG for the gorgeous pictures and to Thea and Ron for allowing us to help you create such a special day for you and your family!

 

Costal Living Wedding Edition

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Vow Renewal

This fall we are thrilled to be planning another Vow Renewal!  After 30 years of marriage, the couple will be celebrating with a weekend of events on Kiawah Island.  The ceremony and party will both be held at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island.

Here’s a peek at there gorgeous invitations designed by Studio R and the art work was created by the bride’s daughter who is studying graphic design.  Together they created an amazing invitation!

This will be our second vow renewal at Kiawah Island, last summer we had a 20 year Vow Renewal at the Sanctuary Hotel on Kiawah.  Not only is Kiawah Island an amazing place to have your wedding or host the PGA Golf Tournament, it’s also a fabulous place to have your Vow Renewal!

Engaging Events Feautred on the Wedding Row

We are happy to announce another feature on the Wedding Row!

Kristen and John we’re married in November 2012 at Johns Island Presbyterian Church,

followed by a reception at the Ocean Course Club House on Kiawah Island.

Kristen and John – The Wedding Row

Engagement Session!

Congratulations Cassidy and and Trevor for being featured on A Paper Proposal, a new and emerging blog offering fresh ideas and trends for today’s brides.

Their engagement session, taken by MCG Photography, was at Cinder Creek Pavilion on Kiawah Island.

We are so excited about their wedding at Cassique on Kiawah Island this June!

To see more visit A Paper Proposal

Charleston Weddings Magazine

We are so excited to be featured not once but twice in the latest issue of Charleston Weddings Magazine!

This past summer we were so happy to be apart of a 20 year vow renewal at the Sanctuary on Kiawah Island.  The two day event began with a welcome party when guests arrived to the island, followed the next day with the Vow Renewal ceremony, dinner, and dancing by candle light.  How romantic!

Secondly our favorite florist, Judy Johnston did the flowers for the photo shoot featured in the magazine.  Not only can her work be seen in the magazine, but more images of the flowers can be seen online at http://www.charlestonmag.com/weddings/main.

 

 

Charleston Weddings Magazine

 

In the latest issue of Charleston Weddings Magazine, Engaging Events was featured in an article about planning your Vow Renewal, based on the 20 year vow renewal we did this past summer at the Sanctuary on Kiawah Island!

“A vow renewal ceremony is so special because it celebrates where the couple has been, where they are now, and where they want to be,” says Cindy Zingerella of Engaging Events. When Sonya and Robert, married 20 years, wanted to commemorate the spot of their first kiss (outside the Sanctuary at Kiawah Island), they hired Cindy to create the “wedding” Sonya had always dreamed of. Cindy created a flower-filled setting that framed the couple as they spoke their vows and threw an elegant dinner resplendent in white.”

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