At Southern Weddings, we have a virtual club called The Sweet Tea Society, and its manifesto outlines some of the things we believe about weddings, love, and life. It reminds us of what is important and never fails to bring us back to our roots when life gets distracting.
It’s not always easy to plan a wedding that’s equally elegant and reflective of the bride’s and groom’s personalities, but Shelby and Ryan hit it out of the park! Everything about this sweet couple, from their ice-cream first date to their balloon-filled proposal (don’t miss the cute story below!), is charming and fun.
Our Blue Ribbon Vendor Directory is chock-full of the best wedding vendors a bride (or groom) south of the Mason-Dixon could ask for. We’ll be highlighting a few of our favorites over the next few weeks, starting with Texas!
Destination weddings tend to be smaller than hometown weddings, but in Ashley and Kevin’s case, that’s exactly what they wanted. Instead of being married in Boston, where they both live, or in either of their hometowns, they chose an intimate lakeside venue in Georgia, in honor of their first meeting in the Peach State years before. They loved hosting their […]
One of our favorite qualities of Southern brides is that they want to honor tradition, but aren’t afraid to do things their own way as well. Cowboy boots, groom’s cake, and details honoring your alma mater are all hallmarks of a Southern wedding that we’ve seen many times, but we love the fact that Sara and Nick made them their […]
One of our favorite parts of the Southern Weddings community is that it’s not just brides reading and participating, it’s moms, sisters, cousins, and friends, too! Moms, especially, come to us for advice on aspects of wedding planning that are often very different from when they got married, and we’re happy to help.
As you read in one of our past guest etiquette posts, any well-mannered wedding guest takes special note of the wedding’s dress code and arrives outfitted appropriately. However, the prerequisite to adhering to the dress code is understanding the dress code, so that’s what we’re chatting about today! Along with a few outfits that would fit four of the most […]
While your duties as a guest largely conclude when you head home from the reception (after the cake is cut, of course!), there’s one surefire way to earn yourself a spot in the hall of wedding guest VIPs: send a thank you note.