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WEDDINGS & events with style

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100 Piedmont Rd, Piedmont, SC 29673 864-295-8775 www.tri-countyrentals.com / info@tri-countyrentals.com

Serving the Upstate for more than 20 years! We invite you to call or visit our showroom to obtain a quote customized to meet your individual needs. Mention how you found us and receive a special discounted rate!

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an elegant space for hire

“Second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning” zengreenville.com

864.235.5770

924 south main street

stylish west end greenville

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101C West Court Street • Downtown Greenville

864.241.0730


101C West Court Street • Downtown Greenville

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Allure Tuxedo by Jean Yves

Tuxedos It’s more than a Wedding; It’s Your Wedding. Over the years, our family has been dedicated to helping couples select the appropriate formal attire for their ceremony. Locally owned and operated by the same family for four generations and part of the local community. We will make sure your special day’s formal attire is perfect.

Commitment

We are committed to giving the best service possible; no gimmicks or pricing games. We have competitive pricing with unsurpassed service.

Style

We offer the latest styles from the most respected names in men’s formal-wear and one of the largest suppliers of Tuxedos in the Southeast.

Excellence

Because we stock our own inventory we can take care of any last minute additions or adjustments. Simply stated: Thomas & Sons is the best choice to rent or purchase the tuxedos for your wedding.

Visit one of our 4 Upstate Store Locations For an authorized partner near you, call 1-800-845-7088

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Greenville ◆ 743 Congaree Rd. ◆ Located next to Chiefs Wings in Skatell’s Shopping Center ◆ (864) 244-4721 Spartanburg’s Westside ◆ 1411. W.O. Ezell Blvd. ◆ Located next to The Castle Prom & Bridal ◆ (864) 576-4539 Spartanburg Downtown ◆ 276 S. Church St. ◆ Corporate Headquarters ◆ (800) 845-7088 Anderson ◆ 3434 N. Clemson Blvd. ◆ Located next to Cook-Out ◆ (864) 226-3323

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Timberock at Hopkins Farm, a cherished historic treasure in Greenville County, can become the newly found jewel of your wedding venue. Minutes from downtown Greenville, Mauldin, and Fountain Inn, our location is Simpsonville, South Carolina. Your wish of a beautiful outdoor wedding can come true amid shaded gardens with native landscaping, spacious vistas, a beautiful pond, and water fountains surrounded by acres of private, historic land. Settings for a picturesque ceremony and open reception include several choice areas, such as a grand gazebo, a large covered pavilion with rock columns, tiered rock steps, and an exclusive stream-side, covered belvedere with a bell cupola near the pond overlook area. The covered band stand for musicians has a dance floor for dancing under the moonlight. Timberock can also be your rehearsal dinner venue and held under the pavilion or inside the cozy dining hall with a rock fireplace. The bride and her attendants are provided comfortable rooms for dressing with a private bathroom, and the groom and groomsmen also have a private room just for them. Ample parking, a large catering kitchen, an inviting outdoor fire ring, and plenty of tables and chairs are a few features included in your day at Timberock. We have an excellent in-house chef, or you may acquire your own catering, as well as be in charge of your own fascinating custom decorations and details. This classic, Southern venue can be the enchanting scene for your special day!

carcanhop@bellsouth.net •864-907-0529 www.timberockathopkinsfarm.com 3717 Fork Shoals Road Simpsonville, SC 29680

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Here’s another breathtaking proposal

Let The Younts Conference Center at Furman host your wedding day activities with style and grace.

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F

urman is the Upstate location for a wedding day like no other. Our world-renowned campus, majestic chapel, and Younts Conference Center combine for an unmatched, one-location experience. Find out how you can make the day of your dreams come true today.

Amenities and Features Available Heller Terrace Amphitheater Younts Conference Center Daniel Memorial Chapel DeSantis Pavilion Janie E. Furman Rose Garden Bell Tower Audio Visual Support Full-Service Catering Golf Packages

Contact

Event Coordinator, 864.294.2390 younts@furman.edu

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With Table 301, the wedding possibilities are endless. We can’t wait to start working with you on your big day, please call 864.232.7007 to get your plans underway.

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PA R T Y R E N TA L S & E V E N T P L A N N I N G Berbank Events will plan, execute, and deliver exactly what you need on your big day. Our showroom in downtown Spartanburg is full of special items such as our custom made Tree Stump Bar or our funky Twig Chandelier. Our team can install lighting and draping and will take your vision and make it into a reality. This Mother-Daughter Duo has a passion for creating beautiful events and building long lasting relationships with our brides. Come see us today for a unique rental experience - one that will be stress free and fun filled!

208 East Daniel Morgan Avenue Spartanburg, SCÂ | 864-598-9354 www.berbank.com

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Rachel + Grady

Presented by Berbank Events

Their Story - As the sun set over Lake Keowee, two Furman grads, Grady Anthony & Rachel Law tied the knot on October 17th, 2015. The intimate service by the lake transitioned to a lovely dinner in the Cliffs Lakehouse followed by dancing under the stars. The clear top tent lined with 2,000 mini lights helped set the mood for a fun filled evening. The band, Bobby & The Aristocats, set the tone early with the couples 1st dance, “Come and get your love”. The couple blended the natural beauty of the venue with their own personal flare. Rachel was the driving force behind a delicious French Cronut Tower (a French donut) in lieu of the traditional wedding cake. The bridesmaids wore different color dresses and the color scheme was brought together with wine, aubergine and white bouquets. Berbank Events assisted the couple with developing the exact look & feel for the event. The team provided the décor, rentals, and event coordinating. The Cliffs staff at the Lakehouse were amazing and helped bring everything together the day of. The beauty of the venue combined with the love of the family & guests is what created a day they will not soon forget.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BAND : BOBBY & THE ARISTOCATS // BARTENDING : THE CLIFFS AT KEOWEE VINEYARDS // BEAUTY & HEALTH : SUSAN GRANT // CATERING : THE CLIFFS AT KEOWEE VINEYARDS // CEREMONY VENUE : THE CLIFFS AT KEOWEE VINEYARDS // CEREMONY MUSIC : LARRY ROCKWELL, ACOUSTIC GUITAR // MUSIC : BOBBY & THE ARISTOCATS // DRESS & ATTIRE : GREGORY ELLENBURG CUSTOM WEDDING GOWN // FLOWERS : EMBASSY FLOWERS //GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS : CRESCENT REALTY, CLIFFS AT KEOWEE VINEYARDS // INVITATIONS : INVITATIONS ON PINE // LIGHTING & DECOR : BERBANK EVENTS // OFFICIANT : KEN ANTHONY // PHOTOGRAPHY : JARRAD LISTER PHOTOGRAPHY // RECEPTION VENUE : CLIFFS AT KEOWEE VINEYARDS LAKEHOUSE // RENTALS (TENTS, DECOR, LINENS, TABLES) : BERBANK EVENTS // WEDDING CAKE : LEGRAND BAKERY // WEDDING PLANNER : LAUREN ANTHONY OF BERBANK EVENTS

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Brandi + Alex

Presented by Cureton Photography

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In Her Words - I caught my first glance of Alex in an unlikely place, a dating profile. Anyone who knows me will tell you I was skeptical about online dating, and I was ready to delete my account when I ran across Alex’s profile. A picture with a Clemson baseball cap and his impeccable grammar caught my attention. I decided to step outside of my comfort zone and send him a message. Little did I know where this one message would lead. Alex and I connected instantly on our first date and quickly became inseparable. Alex proposed to me on January 18th amid a sea of twinkle lights with our family and closest friends watching. Our November 22nd wedding day was everything we wanted it to be—personal and romantic. Writing our own vows made our ceremony so much more meaningful. I enjoyed creating many of the items for the day, including our programs and invitations. Spending time and effort on the little details was truly worth it and made our day us. An appearance from the Clemson Tiger sealed the night! Alex and I were so pleased with our vendors. We searched for people who were known not only for their quality, but who were also personable. Working with people that we enjoyed meeting with made our planning process enjoyable. Everything from abundance of fresh flowers to the amazing photos far exceeded our expectations!

WEDDING RESOURCES : CATERING : LAURENDA’S // CEREMONY VENUE : THE OLD CIGAR WAREHOUSE // CEREMONY MUSIC : UPSTATE HARP // DRESS: DIMITRA DESIGNS // DJ/ENTERTAINMENT : UPTOWN ENTERTAINMENT // FLOWERS : GREG FOSTER // HAIR : LYNN MEDLIN // MAKEUP : COTTON ROUGE & CO. MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : DIMITRA DESIGNS // PHOTOGRAPHY : CURETON PHOTOGRAPHY // RECEPTION VENUE : THE OLD CIGAR WAREHOUSE // VIDEOGRAPHY : SOUTHERN JEWEL VIDEOGRAPHY // WEDDING CAKE : BUTTERCREAM BAKEHOUSE // WEDDING DIRECTOR : EMILY PECK

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Alexis + Zachary Presented by Th e S p a r t a n b u r g Marriott

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Their Story - The Bride and Groom both attended Clemson, but Zach attended Law School at the University of Louisiana so they now live in Baton Rouge. They wanted their wedding to be convenient for the families yet incorporate elements of their Louisiana life, which they were able to achieve both by choosing the Spartanburg Marriott. Special Elements-The flavors of Louisiana was present in the food and décor. Mini Tabasco Sauces, Jambalaya, Mardi Gras décor for the photo booth, a jazz band for the cocktail hour, “Open Bar”. And of course Fleur De Lis’.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BAND : CRAIG SORRELL’S BAND // BARTENDING : SPARTANBURG MARRIOTT // BEAUTY & HEALTH : RACHEL AT GREEN PAPAYA SALON // CATERING : SPARTANBURG MARRIOTT // CEREMONY VENUE : SPARTANBURG MARRIOTT AZALEA TERRACE // CEREMONY MUSIC : COMPLETE DJ // DRESS & ATTIRE : DAVID’S BRIDAL // EVENT RENTALS : EVENT RENTALS // FLOWERS : PIEDMONT FLOWERS // GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS : SPARTANBURG MARRIOTT // LIGHTING & DECOR : COMPLETE // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : THOMAS & SONS // OFFICIANT : MELINDA KEENAN WOOD // PHOTOGRAPHY : SOUTHERN JEWEL PHOTOGRAPHY // RECEPTION VENUE : SPARTANBURG MARRIOTT AZALEA BALLROOM // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : DELANEY’S IRISH PUB // VIDEOGRAPHY- SOUTHERN JEWEL PHOTOGRAPHY // WEDDING CAKE : NATIONS BAKERY

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Hampton Road Farms

A beautiful farm setting for the day of a lifetime.

A big red barn, rolling hills, ponds, hay fields and woodlands create the ideal country setting. Hampton Road Farms is a working hay farm and events venue located on Hampton Road in Inman in the Upstate of South Carolina near Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina and the North Carolina foothills. Hampton Road Farms offers ample room for sit-down dining, dancing, a band or DJ. The barn is decorated with rustic country decor, beautiful lighting and yards of white fabric draped from the ceiling and posts in the barn. A quaint country outhouse has a contemporary twist with slate floors and modern conveniences. Weddings and photography sessions may be held in various locations around the farm or inside the barn

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Contact Jody Raines 864-909-0000 or Jerry Raines 864-909-1538 | www.hamptonroadfarms.com Hampton Road Farms | 1700 Hampton Road | Inman, South Carolina 29349


Jordan + Lee PRESENTED BY: HAMPTON ROAD FARMS Their Story: How they met-Jordan and Lee met their freshman year in college. Lee was a saxophone performance major and Jordan was an education major. It was a chance thing they met, but as fate would have it, they met and instantly knew there was something very special between them. As Jordan and Lee finished college, they knew one day they would be married. Jordan left that summer to be a lifeguard and counselor at a camp several hours away. Lee would come to visit so it was not unusual that he called and told Jordan he was coming to see her for the weekend. He told her he planned a photo shoot for them and was bringing a new dress for her to wear in it. Jordan was very excited. Lee arrived; they ate and got ready for the shoot. They went all around the camp taking photos. Toward the end they got into a canoe and Lee rowed them toward a dock in the middle of the lake. It was decorated with mason jars with tea lights. When they got to the dock, they were dancing around enjoying the beauty of the setting. That was when Lee got down on one knee and proposed to Jordan. Jordan was excited and surprised. Lee and Jordan’s friends had planned everything out, from the photo shoot to the dinner. The Wedding and Reception: Jordan and Lee found Hampton Road Farms online and were instantly impressed with it. The place was so beautiful and had everything that a rustic wedding venue would need. When Jordan and Lee met Jerry and Jody, the owners of Hampton Road Farms, they knew that it was the place they wanted to get married. Jerry and Jody were very open to everything Jordan and Lee wanted in their wedding. Jordan wanted to ride down the driveway on her horse and Jerry and Jody were ecstatic about the idea. Jordan and Lee decided to have their wedding ceremony under the trees by the pond and the reception in the barn. Jerry and Jody were available for any questions that came up and were always willing to help with whatever was needed. When the couple decided they wanted a tent, Jerry took care of securing it. Jordan was able to use the venue for her bridal portraits and was even escorted around the venue with her photographer so they could catch all the light needed for the shots. Jerry and Jody were available to help throughout the entire wedding day, making sure every detail was perfect. Jordan and Lee could not have asked for a better place to have their wedding and reception. WEDDING RESOURCES: BEAUTY & HEALTH : DENISE ALBERTSON // CATERING : HOLMES CATERING // CEREMONY VENUE : HAMPTON ROAD FARMS // CEREMONY MUSIC : JIM WILKENS “ONE HAND ONE HEART” // DJ/ENTERTAINMENT/MUSIC : FRANK BLACK // FLOWERS : MG FLORAL // INVITATIONS : CASSIE TALBERT WITH ROOTED DESIGNS // JEWELRY : PHIL JEWELERS // DECOR : JORDAN MCABEE, DAVE & CARRIE GATES, PAT DOYLE // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : MEN’S WEARHOUSE // OFFICIANT : PASTOR GREG LONGTIN AND PASTOR JOHN YOST // PHOTOGRAPHY : HUNTER CASSELL AND CHRISTINA TRAMMELL WITH CASSELL’S CREATIONS // RECEPTION VENUE : HAMPTON ROAD FARMS // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : THE WALNUT INN // TENTS : EVENT RENTALS // VIDEOGRAPHY : COMPLETE WEDDINGS & EVENTS // WEDDING CAKE : CHRIS PATRICK // WEDDING PLANNER : JORDAN MCABEE AND PAT DOYLE

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Katie + Chris Presented by Holmes Catering

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Their Story - They met during the summer of 2010. Their Love Began - On vacation in Charleston for the Fourth of July. Their Shared Passions - Being surrounded by a body of water and boating. Her Wedding Dream - To say “I Do” under a large tree, in a gorgeous green field at her house. The Proposal - Chris made her dream come true and carved “Will You Marry Me” in the tree, under which they did say their vows. The Theme - Greenery and bird cages in keeping with the story of the tree. Their Strength -They know their marriage will be as strong as the tree, their love story will continue to be told for generations to come.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BAND : HIT MOB7 // BARTENDING : EASTON WEST BAR & GRILL // BEAUTY AND HEALTH : CAROLINE BRIDGES WITH IMAGES // CATERING : HOLMES CATERING // CEREMONY MUSIC : HIT MOB 7 // DRESS & ATTIRE : NY BRIDE & GROOM // EVENT RENTALS : TRI COUNTY RENTALS // FLOWERS : PATRICIA KINLEY WEDDINGS // INVITATIONS : WEDDING PAPER DIVAS // LIGHTING & DECOR : BLACK TIE PRODUCTIONS // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : JOS. A. BANK // OFFICIANT : COURTNAY HICKMAN // PHOTOGRAPHY : RAYCROFT ART // PHOTOBOOTH : PREMIER // RECEPTION VENUE : PRIVATE RESIDENCE // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : SULLIVAN’S // TRANSPORTATION : EASTSIDE LIMO // VIDEOGRAPHY : BLACK TIE PRODUCTIONS // WEDDING CAKE : HOLLY’S CAKES // WEDDING PLANNER : CYNTHIA PHILLIPS: YOUR WEDDING LADY


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Evergreen Plantation Weddings & Events

Evergreen plantation is a family owned farm with all the Southern charm one would expect to find in 190 year old plantation, circa 1823. The Faulkenberry family restored the Antebellum Home in the late 1990s with hopes to finish the house by the wedding of their daughter. Their dream came true when the reception of their daughter was the first of many events held on this beautiful property. Through the years, they have lovingly restored many buildings on the farm and constructed the Lodge at Evergreen. The Lodge is a 10,000 square-foot facility including a commercial kitchen, towering fireplace, and a complete sound system. The lodge at Evergreen is a perfect setting for your wedding and any other events in your future.

4800 Highway 187 South, Starr, SC 29684 | 864-437-3400 www.evergreen-plantation.com

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Kristin + Hunter Presented by Evergreen Plantation

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Their Story - Hunter and Kristen met while teaching school in Pickens County. It only took a year for them to know this was “the real deal”. The look of their wedding events was classy/rustic. This was inspired by their love of riding their horses. Hunter organized most of the details and enjoyed working with Evergreen Plantation. They were a joy to work with and the Plantation with the Party Barn, the lakes and grounds is just a beautiful setting.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BAND : THE HIRED HELP // BEAUTY & HEALTH : MAGGIE PATTERSON // CATERING : THE BUTCHER’S BLOCK // CEREMONY VENUE : EVERGREEN PLANTATION // CEREMONY MUSIC : GRAYDON TOMLINSON, WHITNEY JOHNSON, STEPHANIE JONES // DJ/MUSIC : THE HIRED HELP // DRESS & ATTIRE : ALLURE BRIDAL // FLOWERS : DEBBIE WILSON // INVITATIONS : ETSY // LIGHTING & DECOR : DEBBIE WILSON // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : MAGNOLIA’S BRIDAL // OFFICIANT : JONATHAN DAY // PHOTOGRAPHY : HUNTER CASSELL - CASSELL CREATIONS // RECEPTION VENUE : EVERGREEN PLANTATION // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : SADDLERS CREEK STATE PARK // RENTALS : GREG HALL & COMPANY // VIDEOGRAPHY: KEITH POOLE // WEDDING CAKE : BRITTANY LEIGH GILREATH // WEDDING PLANNER : HUNTER AND KRISTEN MCCLURE


The Hollow AT PARIS MOUNTAIN

3403 STATE PARK ROAD, GREENVILLE, SC 29609 (864) 320-1493, THEHOLLOW@PARISMOUNTAINEVENTS.COM WWW.PARISMOUNTAINEVENTS.COM The Hollow at Paris Mountain is located on 30 acres at the foothills of Paris Mountain. Only 10 minutes from downtown Greenville. The owner's of The Hollow at Paris Mountain daughter got engaged in January 2013 and announced she wanted to get married at our home. We wanted to build an outdoor pavilion so construction began. She was married on September 21, 2013. Our second wedding was one week later. A friend of our daughter was looking for a venue and stopped in during construction. She said yes! We had such a mess due to the weather and she still said yes! So we had the first two weddings in two weeks the first of which was our daughter’s. Construction continued, the cedar was handpicked, sanded and stained. We had many friends and family helping us with this project. We would like to say thanks to all who were involved in making the September 21st deadline. As the workers were busy with all the last minute details we were listening to the radio and the Earth Wind and Fire song played with the lyrics, “Do you remember the 21st night of September?” Work was completed! Everyone had such a blast! We decided then that we would love to share such a beautiful space with others. So whether it's a "sweet sixteen" celebration, retirement party, reunion, corporate event, or a wedding we would be happy to accommodate. The Shuman Family

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Wedding photography for discerning couples.

1021-C South Main Street Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 553-9235 dandKphoto.com

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Courtney + Blake PRESENTED BY: DAVID & KRISTINA PHOTOGRAPHY

Bride’s Maiden Name: Courtney Meggan Richard | Groom’s Name: Blake Allen Mitchell | Wedding Date: September 12, 2015

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“We love to travel. Blake and I enjoy binge watching TV series. We enjoy the finer things in life, like putting up Christmas lights on our house on Nov. 1st. We enjoy going to church and are members at Simpsonville First Baptist. We love concerts! All kinds, from Mumford & Sons, Sam Hunt, or Eric Church and even Justin Bieber!” - Courtney Blake and Courtney met at a Jason Aldean concert that took place at the BI-LO center on January 22, 2010. Courtney had just moved back to her hometown from living and working in NYC for 3 years. After grad school in Nashville, Blake, a Greenwood native, took an engineering job in Greenville to be closer to his family. Blake was sneaking over the rail to be in what is called “the pit” or better known as front row of the concert, when Courtney caught him and threatened to call security on him. They still frequent country concerts, and haven’t left each other’s side since! Courtney grew up visiting and loving Charleston, and Blake received his undergraduate degree from The Citadel. After five years of dating, they were engaged in the lovely historic city by a lighthouse on the coast. The ceremony was held at 4pm at the Rock Quarry Garden at 200 McDaniel Avenue and the reception took place at the Southern Tide 500 Club at Fluor Field, where the Greenville Drive baseball team plays! The ring bearer was their bulldog, Tank. It was fitting that Blake and Courtney’s first dance was to a Jason Aldean song. Their cake was made in New York by a very dear friend who flew on the plane with the cake and finished it when she arrived! Courtney’s mother surprised the couple with fireworks as they entered the reception and also later when they were cutting the cake! The night was capped off with sparklers and Krispy Kreme doughnuts! The couple resides in Simpsonville, SC with their 6 year old bulldog, Tank.

WEDDING RESOURCES : CEREMONY VENUE : THE ROCK QUARRY GARDEN // RECEPTION VENUE : 500 CLUB AT FLUOR FIELD, HOME OF THE GREENVILLE DRIVE BASEBALL TEAM // HAIR AND MAKEUP : JADE FLEENOR - COTTON ROUGE // DRESS : IRINA'S BRIDAL - BOUTIQUE OF DREAMS // CAKE ARTIST : MICHELLE EFFRON, EAT GREAT CAKES // TRANSPORTATION : MAIN STREET TROLLEY // RENTALS : PROFESSIONAL PARTY RENTALS // DJ : KIRKLEY SELLARS // FLORAL : SIMPLE STEMS // MUSIC : JANICE HUTTON, VIOLINIST // VIDEOGRAPHY : ARTIFICE FILMS // PHOTOGRAPHY : DAVID & KRISTINA PHOTOGRAPHY

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Krumms on the Plate is a full service licensed catering company that provides catering to your home, office or off-site event. We also offer onsite event space at our Krumms on the Plate location. We've made it our mission to provide great tasting food and personalized service that leads to quality events and happy events. Starting in 2015, Krumms on the Plate Catering & Events introduced A Southern Affair Wedding Planning to their resume. Headed by our Catering Sales Manager Kate Hicks we are making our services a one stop shop for all brides to be. We have a passion for creating unique events with the flair for dramatics. We strive to make each event unique, tailoring to each couples personal style. A Southern Affair offers several packages to fit your needs.

Visit us online! www.krummsontheplate.com 3318 BRUSHY CREEK ROAD GREER, SOUTH CAROLINA 29650 ∙ 864-655-7555 ∙ INFO@KRUMMSONTHEPLATE.COM

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from the 1800s French Carriage House to a 5,000-sq.-ft. venue facing a 30-ft. wall of glass on a 180-acre gated estate, along a serene 20-acre lake. Y Indoor/outdoor venue accommodates seating for 375

with Caterers’ Kitchen, Bridal Suite, Groom’s Room and Limestone Fireplace. Ceremony Y Reception Y Rehearsal Dinner Wedding Brunch Y Engagement Party Y Bridal Shower The Oaks Wedding and Event Venue 325 Huitt Road Anderson, South Carolina 29626 (864) 293-3606 | theoaksweddingvenue@gmail.com www.TheOaksWeddingVenue.com

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Katie + Bobby Presented by Th e O a k s We d d i n g Ve n u e

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Their Story - Katie and Bobby met in Charleston, South Carolina in the spring of 2009. They quickly fell head over heels for one another. Five and a half years later, they exchanged wedding vows at The Oaks Wedding Venue, in Anderson, South Carolina. The couple wanted to incorporate the traditional church ceremony to The Oaks by using church pews, church doors and windows. The couple said, “I Do!” amongst their closest family and friends between the tree lined grove. Following, the guests enjoyed appetizers on the patio before being seated in the larger room for dinner and dancing. They fellowshipped and celebrated the beautiful couple amidst creamy neutrals and bountiful flower arrangements. The newly wedding couple exited the venue through a tunnel of sparklers and made their grand getaway in a white limousine. The couple resides in Greenville, South Carolina.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BEAUTY & HEALTH MAKE-UP AND HAIR : MADISON LECROY HUGHES // CATERING : SULLIVAN’S METROPOLITAN GRILL // CEREMONY VENUE : THE OAKS WEDDING VENUE // CEREMONY MUSIC : GEORGE KOURY OF CAROLINA PARTY PROFESSIONALS // DJ/ENTERTAINMENT/MUSIC : GEORGE KOURY OF CAROLINA PARTY PROFESSIONALS // DRESS & ATTIRE WEDDING DRESS : POINSETT BRIDE - BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES : SASH BRIDESMAID BOUTIQUE // GROOM AND GROOMSMEN’S ATTIRE : JOS A. BANK // EVENT RENTAL : FOSTER’S MAIN EVENTS // FLOWERS : PATRICIA KINLEY // INVITATIONS : CARLTON CRAFT // LIGHTING & DECOR : THE OAKS WEDDING VENUE AND PATRICIA KINLEY // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : JOS A. BANK // OFFICIANT : REVEREND ALLEN MCKEE // PHOTOGRAPHY : DAVEY MORGAN PHOTOGRAPHY // PHOTOBOOTH : DAVEY MORGAN PHOTOGRAPHY // RECEPTION VENUE : THE OAKS WEDDING VENUE // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : THE GALLEY // RENTALS : PROFESSIONAL PARTY RENTALS // TRANSPORTATION : EASTSIDE LIMO // WEDDING CAKE : BRITTNEY LEIGH CAKES // WEDDING PLANNER : CYNTHIA PHILLIPS


www.bleckleyinn.com 864.225.7203 151 East Church Street, Anderson, SC 29624


Kyla + Keaton P r e s e n t e d by Th e B l e c k l ey I n n

Their Story - Keaton and I met at Palmetto Bible Camp (PBC) in Marietta, SC in July of 2012 and started dating exactly one year later when PBC brought us back together that next summer. For the first few months of our relationship, we were long-distance and would drive between Anderson, SC and Lexington, KY every weekend (that’s a 6 hour drive each way!) to see each other. Keaton made the move to South Carolina at the end of December and we were engaged in May. We spent the next year preparing to spend the rest of our lives together and planning our perfect day at The Bleckley Inn, surrounded by our family and friends. We were both full of butterflies and nerves as we got ready, but as soon as the gate opened and I saw him standing at the end of the aisle, that all melted away and I just felt calm and excited to marry my best friend. Every detail and moment of our wedding day was absolutely perfect and better than we ever imagined.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BEAUTY & HEALTH : HANNAH EVANS // CEREMONY VENUE : THE BLECKLEY INN // CEREMONY MUSIC : NOBODY ENTERTAINMENT-SCOTT PILGRIM : DJ ENTERTAINMENT/MUSIC : NOBODY ENTERTAINMENT-SCOTT PILGRIM // DRESS & ATTIRE : DIMITRA DESIGNS // EVENT RENTAL : UPSTATE EVENT SERVICES // FLOWERS : KIM CLARK // INVITATIONS : SWOOZIES GREENVILLE // JEWELRY : REED’S JEWELERS // LIGHTING & DECOR : UPSTATE EVENT SERVICES // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : MEN’S WAREHOUSE // OFFICIANT : ADAM RICHARDSON // PHOTOGRAPHY : RYAN AND ALYSSA PHOTOGRAPHY // RECEPTION VENUE : THE BLECKLEY INN // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : THE BLECKLEY INN // VIDEOGRAPHY : FAMZING // WEDDING CAKE: HOLLY’S CAKES // WEDDING COORDINATOR : KIM CLARK


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Looking for a peaceful setting, rustic charm, and casual elegance? Oxford Farm is the perfect venue for you. Our 186 acre horse farm provides many options as you create a unique event to share and remember for a lifetime. We are located just minutes from Exit 21, off Interstate 85, near Anderson, Pendleton and Greenville. The Log Cabin Lodge provides a wonderful background for your ceremony and includes a wraparound porch, stone fireplaces, spacious Bride’s and Groom’s dressing rooms, a small chapel and generous kitchen. In addition to both indoor and covered outdoor dining areas, it includes pool side entertaining and a one of a kind BBQ deck. The lodge and surrounding areas are handicapped accessible. Your guests can sit in the shade as you exchange vows beside a beautiful pond or you can choose an open field surrounded by hundred year old oak and pine woods. For evening weddings and receptions, our party lights, dance and dining options are truly romantic. We take weddings very seriously at Oxford Farm and recognize how important it is to anyone planning such a special occasion. Whether you choose our Do It Yourself package or the Deluxe Full Service option, we work with you and your budget to make your wedding the event you have always dreamed it could be. Oxford Farm is also ideal for birthdays, graduation parties, family reunions, corporate retreats, horse clinics, camp outs, field trips, and fund raisers. As we say to anyone looking for a special place for their special event, “Let’s Do It At Oxford Farm!” Weddings – We can help you will all aspects of your special day Corporate Retreats – Indoor and outdoor meeting areas, team building exercises Family Reunions – We are near Exit 19A, Anderson’s largest concentration of hotels Other Special Events – Call us to see if we can help

312 Five Forks Road Anderson, SC 29621 Denise Oxford 864-933-2802 or denise116@aol.com


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“Where Happliy Ever After Begins” Spartanburg Location 1411 W.O. Ezell Blvd 864-576-0053

Anderson Location

3016 North Main Street (Clemson Blvd) 864-224-9410

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Stacy + Kevin PRESENTED BY: THE O’NEILL TEAM

Their Story: It was a warm afternoon, and summer was drawing to an end. We were both in our hometown of Columbia, SC visiting with friends when we met. Our connection was obvious as we spoke our first words to each other. We spent the evening deep in conversation discovering all that we had in common. Some time would pass before our first date, and it was worth the wait. We lived in two different cities for the first year of dating before Stacy decided to move to Greenville, SC. Fast forward several years to April 4, 2014, Kevin proposed after a wonderful date night at our favorite restaurant in Greenville.


The date of our engagement quickly became the same date we would wed in the next year. The wedding planning was simple for us. We wanted the event to be intimate with close friends and family. The invitations, the decorations, and the planning were done by the Bride and Groom. The venue was carefully chosen in our hometown at the River Road and Jasmine Houses near Lake Murray where Kevin grew up. The beautiful southern venue was a perfect match to our personalities. The venue allowed for indoor/outdoor festivities. We chose a band to perform at our wedding that we discovered at a local blues restaurant in Greenville. The night was filled with every wedding memory a Bride and Groom could ask for. During the engagement, we began to pursue the purchase of our first home together. Ultimately we were in agreement of what type of home we were looking to purchase for our family. We needed someone to help guide us through the process. We got in contact with Brian and painted a picture of what we were looking for. Within a short period of time, and several house tours later, the home of our dreams was put on the market. Brian was able to schedule a showing immediately, which allowed us to place an offer. This gave us an advantage over the other offers that quickly came in for the home. Our offer was accepted, and Brian O'Neill of the O'Neill Team guided us through a smooth and painless closing process. We closed on the house one month after our wedding. We couldn’t be happier with the entire experience.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BAND : THE CAROLINA PLAYERS // BEAUTY & HEALTH : LIBBY WORKMAN // CEREMONY VENUE : THE RIVER ROAD AND JASMINE HOUSES // DRESS & ATTIRE : STELLA YORK // FLOWERS : THE FRUGAL FLOWER // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : EXPRESS // OFFICIANT : MICHAEL ATWATER // PHOTOGRAPHY : STERLING E. PHOTOGRAPHY // RECEPTION VENUE : THE RIVER ROAD AND JASMINE HOUSES // WEDDING CAKE : SARAH CHRISTMAS

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1054 E BUTLER RD SUITE A, GREENVILLE, SC 29607 | (864)-297-6516 WWW.SEASONSCAFEANDCATERING.COM | INFO@SEASONSCAFEANDCATERING.COM Seasons Café and Catering is a full service caterer. Menus are customizable offering a full range of food and services for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, anniversaries and your special wedding day. Let our professional culinary team help you create the memorable event you have always dreamed of. Seasons Café offers a private venue for any event. Our beautiful café is located on Butler Road just off of I-385 & exit 34 in Greenville. Let Seasons Café and Catering make your event one that will be long remembered and returned to for future events.


A Beautiful Blank Canvas Just Waiting For Your Special Event

Most rental venues have a lot of “character.” Some are rustic, others are cute, still others are homey. At Chapman Cultural Center we take pride in giving you a beautiful blank canvas for your special event. The possibilities are endless. Whether it’s a wedding ceremony, rehersal party, or dance reception, you can transform our space into whatever your heart desires. Call Kathy Campbell for details (864) 287-9688. 200 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina n ChapmanCulturalCenter.org

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Chelsea + Travis Presented by Chapman Cultural Center

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Their Story - The couple went to high school together and had some classes together. There was some playful flirting but nothing serious until they happened to get together in Myrtle Beach some years later. Travis and Chelsea attended the opening game of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball team. Chelsea knew it was “Game Over” at that point. She knew one day he would be her husband. That was April 8, 2011. They started dating on September 4, 2011. On December 25, 2013 Travis proposed and the couple was married on January 3, 2015.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BEAUTY & HEALTH : ANGEL SAMPLES //CATERING : HOLMES CATERING // CEREMONY VENUE : CHAPMAN CULTURAL CENTER // CEREMONY MUSIC : TIFFANY ERVIN:VOCALIST, BRIAN SWOFFORD:VOCALIST, GARY MCCRAW & RON MILLER:SAXOPHONE // DJ/ENTERTAINMENT : PARTY TIME PROMOTIONS // FLOWERS : MILL STREET FLORIST // GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS : SPARTANBURG MARRIOTT INVITATIONS : ANN’S BRIDAL BARGAINS // JEWELRY : SMITHWORKS // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : THOMAS & SONS // OFFICIANT : REV. JIM JOHNSTON // PHOTOGRAPHY : MICHAEL WALKER // RECEPTION VENUE : CHAPMAN CULTURAL CENTER // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : SPARTANBURG ART MUSEUM // RENTALS : EVENT RENTALS // VIDEOGRAPHY : KAY BUZBY // WEDDING CAKE : CHELSEA GARRISON // WEDDING DIRECTOR : AMY WEST


Our unique Hanger Venue provides an open palate for your decorating discretion that serves from 40-300 people. We offer a Conference Room facility or our 3000 square foot Hanger. Visit our website or give us a call to see how amazingly affordable and versatile your party options can be.

21 Airport Road, Greenville, SC • 864.991.8488 • runwaycafegmu.com


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Amber + Charlie Presented by Southern Jewel Photography

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On a wedding day, there are two important things that the photographer must capture, the couple and the details. When the photographer gets married, the task becomes difficult because she plans for the details, she plans for the photographs. As the photography and videography team behind Southern Jewel Photography, we realized this very quickly! After Charlie proposed in January of 2015 everyone said, “Oh it will be so easy for you to plan because you’re in the wedding industry.” And while that statement was mostly right, being in the wedding industry also made it extremely difficult to plan. Having photographed more than one hundred weddings, the details swirl in your mind; things you liked, things you loved, and things that you said absolutely not to do. When it came time to choose details, I was lost. There had to be depth and contrast and different heights and colors, but where to start? We decided to create a rustic elegant celebration with plum, green and gold. We hired B & R Events right away to bring our vision together. We knew the right team of wedding vendors could transform any venue into our vision. B & R Events worked with Jumping Jukebox to create the perfect lighting design casting deep purple images of tree branches and leaves in the ballroom at Thornblade Club. Charlie and I worked with Renee Burroughs Designs for our colorful autumnal floral and decor. Renee nailed it by using a wooden arbor draped with ivory chiffon, five foot iron tree and lantern centerpieces accented with wood and bird figurines, and cotton branches. As a photography and videography team, we loved the details and depth our vendors created to bring our vision to life. We started early at Thornblade with hair and makeup by the talented team from Cotton Rouge & Company. The attire went perfectly with the beautiful fall background. The men wore brown tuxedos from Thomas and Sons and the bridesmaids wore plum lace and chiffon dresses from David’s Bridal. Dimitra Designs helped me find my dress, a beautiful lace creation by Stella York, which I paired with crystal chandelier earrings. Irina with Boutique of Dreams in Simpsonville altered my dress to fit like a glove and made a perfect bustle for us to dance the night away. I found my stunning crystal belt and lovely lace veil on Etsy. Charlie and I chose the wedding version of “Never Stop” by Safety Suit for our first dance and brought everyone to tears with my father daughter dance to “Daddy Dance with Me” by Krystal Keith followed by a family dance with our children, Henry and Sunny, to “Let them be Little” by Lonestar. Guests enjoyed a plated dinner and magnificent cake created by Holly’s Cakes. Guests danced the night away to music provided by Jumping Jukebox and captured fun memories in Southern Jewel Photography’s photo booth. As the night came to a close, we really were having the time of our lives so it was only appropriate to end the night to the classic song by Bill Medley “I’ve had the Time of My Life.” As photographers, we knew we wanted to do something different for our formal exit. We see sparklers and bubbles every weekend! After a little searching, we found fun hand rolled streamers on Etsy. As we ran through, our guests showered us with gold and purple, making for the perfect unique exit as we headed out to start our new lives as husband and wife!

WEDDING RESOURCES : BEAUTY : COTTON ROUGE & COMPANY // DJ :JUMPING JUKEBOX // DRESS: DIMITRA DESIGNS // FLOWERS :RENEE BURROUGHS DESIGNS // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : THOMAS AND SONS // PHOTOGRAPHY : PURE PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESIGN // VENUE : THORNBLADE CLUB // WEDDING CAKE : HOLLY’S CAKES // WEDDING PLANNER : B&R EVENTS


Our Story The Barn at Forevermore Farm in Moore, South Carolina, is a party venue, suitable for wedding receptions, corporate parties, and other social events with large groups of people. To make your party as engaging as possible, we offer complete event management and party planning services at competitive rates. When you are looking for a spacious accommodation in a relaxed outdoor, backcountry setting, look no further. We are happy to honor any requests and try to be as flexible as possible when planning your special event. Our 1934, two-story barn is perfect for any occasion. Wedding Planning Venue Rental The Barn at Forevermore Farm in Moore, South Carolina, The Barn offers offsite is available for rent to host any moderately sized spewedding planning. cial event, including receptions, parties, and corporate

Wedding Ceremonies No matter what your vision is, you can reserve our spacious reception hall and outdoor facilities to accommodate all of your guests.

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Abbie + Taylor

P r e s e n t e d by Th e B a r n a t F o r eve r m o r e F a r m

Their Story - Abbie and Taylor met while finishing their undergraduate studies at Presbyterian College. To use film terminology (a shared interest between them) it was quite a lucky “cute meet”. Though it took a little while for their feelings to be known to each other, eventually the time was right and a first date was planned. From that first date onward, Abbie and Taylor never looked backed. Special Moments-The ceremony was performed by Taylor’s father David Dement. The ceremony used was the same one Abbie’s grandfather used to perform as a minister. The Barn at Forevermore Farm was a spectacular venue as the Wagner’s’ have lovingly restored it and it is home to many weddings and events each year.

WEDDING RESOURCES : CATERING : PUBLIX // CEREMONY VENUE :THE BARN AT FOREVERMORE FARM // CEREMONY MUSIC : MIKE DAVIS // DRESS & ATTIRE : THE CASTLE // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : MEN’S WEARHOUSE // OFFICIANT : DAVID DEMENT // PHOTOGRAPHY : MINDY GOSSETT // RECEPTION VENUE : THE BARN AT FOREVERMORE FARM // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION : THE FARMER’S TABLE // WEDDING CAKE : PUBLIX


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Mug and Muffin Catering has over 20 years experience in Greenville, SC providing quality cakes for all occasions. Receive a 15% discount when you present this advertisement.

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Mug and Muffin Catering Wedding, anniversary, birthday celebration, or other special occasion, Mug and Muffin Catering will provide the service you need for that special day.

Mug and Muffin Catering has over 20 years experience in Greenville, SC providing quality catering for all occasions. Chef Lilia Shiflett was trained in South America and brings those special flavors to your event.

Contact us at: www.mugandmuffin.com, 864-370-9350 or 864-304-6397


864-313-1816 • www.ButtercreamBakehouse.com 801 Buncombe Street • Greenville, SC 29601

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Aubrey + KEN

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KEN AND AUBREY met while both at The University of South Carolina. They had mutual friends and Aubrey was a part of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority with both of Ken's sisters. Ken always had a crush on Aubrey, but Ken was gradating as Aubrey was just beginning school. Ken and Aubrey only saw each other a couple of times during the next two and a half years, but it wasn't until Ken's sister's wedding February, 2013 that they hit it off. Aubrey entered the church and Ken took her arm and ushered her to a seat. They danced at the reception. Ken had people ask him if he and Aubrey were together, their chemistry was so strong and evident to all that witnessed. Ken and Aubrey quickly fell in love and Ken proposed downtown on the Liberty Bridge, February 22, 2014, a year and 20 days since it had all began. Their love and excitement for each other radiates and was truly captured on their wedding day. Aubrey was raised at Brookwood Church in Simpsonville, so that is where the ceremony and vows were held. They then were driven in a Gamecock Garnet vintage car to the reception and it sat parked in the circle drive of the home under Italian String Lights.

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WEDDING RESOURCES: Band: The Hit Mob // Beauty & Health: Plush Hair, Inc., Ivy Salon // Catering: Holy Smokers, Bryan Merritt // Ceremony Venue: Brookwood Church // Ceremony Music: Brookwood Church Worship Pastor and team // Dress & Attire: Maggie Soterro Gown from The Castle // Event Rental: Event Rentals // Flowers: Betty Zeller // Guest Accommodations: Drury Inn // Invitations: Heather Marchbanks // Lighting & Decor: Event Rentals // Men’s Formal Wear: Vera Wang from Men’s Wearhouse // Officiant: Fenton Moorhead, Perry Duggar // Photography: Jana Candler Photography // Photobooth: S & D Partytyme Photobooth // Reception Venue: Family Home // Rehearsal Dinner Location: Poinsett Club // Rentals (Tents/Décor/ Linens/Tables): Event Rentals // Transportation: Brookshire Automotive-vintage car // Wedding Cake: Buttercream Bakehouse


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Jodi + Wes PRESENTED BY GOOD LIFE CATERING

IMAGES BY JANA CANDLER PHOTO

Their Story. . . . and so it all began one wonderful evening during a convention in Orlando. I had just started a new job, and it was my first convention with the company. On the agenda the first night, a TEAM dinner. Soooooo there was about eight or so of us sitting here at this long farmhouse table (remember team work dinner) and one of the reps announced she invited a customer to join us. I'm thinking in my head, who invites a customer to a TEAM work dinner . . . . wellllllllll, can I just say how HAPPY I am that she invited the customer, because guess who comes sache'ing into our team dinner . . . WES BRADSHAW! :) . . . and so the love story of Jodi and Wes was set in motion . . . Throughout the last few years, I have had such a fun time building a friendship and relationship with Wes . . . from flirting with each other at the different conventions, to him watching me move across the country from California to Florida, to saying lots and lots of prayers for his father and niece, to my first "love" notes he slipped under my hotel room door . . . there was and still is a special connection we share . . . a precious gift from God that I will always be so thankful to Him for giving us.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BAND-THE MIGHTY KICKS // BARTENDING- CERTUS LOFT // BEAUTY & HEALTH- SHANTEL THE ARTIST // CATERINGGOOD LIFE CATERING // CEREMONY VENUE- CERTUS LOFT // CEREMONY MUSIC- JEN ST. STJARNA // WEDDING MUSIC & COCKTAIL HOUR, JANA CANDLER-SOLOIST // DJ/BAND- THE MIGHTY KICKS // DRESS & ATTIRE- THE POINSETT BRIDE // EVENT RENTALS- PROFESSIONAL PARTY RENTALS & INDUSTRY EVENT RENTALS // FLOWERSWILLOW FLORALS // GUEST ACCOMMODATIONSWESTIN/HYATT/MARRIOTT/HAMPTON INN // INVITATIONS- SOFIA INVITATIONS // JEWELRY- POINSETT BRIDE // LIGHTING & DÉCORINDUSTRY RENTALS // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR- GREGORY’S FORMAL WEAR // OFFICIANT- THE BRIDE’S FATHER, JIM BLACK


WEDDING RESOURCES CONT. : PHOTOGRAPHY- JANA CANDLER PHOTOGRAPHY // PHOTOBOOTH- JANA CANDLER PHOTOGRAPHY // RECEPTION VENUE- CERTUS LOFT // REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATION - THORNEBLADE COUNTRY CLUB // RENTALS (DECOR/LINENS/TABLES) - PROFESSIONAL PARTY RENTALS & INDUSTRY RENTALS // TRANSPORTATION- EASTSIDE TRANSPORTATION // VIDEOGRAPHY- ARTIFICE FILMS // WEDDING CAKE- KATHY & COMPANY AND BRICKSTREET

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Clevedale Historic Inn & Gardens Spartanburg-Greenville SC Wedding, Reception & Event Facility, Bed and Breakfast Inn & Gardens

1050 Willis Road | Spartanburg SC 29301 (864) 345-2394 | www.clevadaleinn.com WWW.BESTWEDDINGPLANS.COM

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“An Event Facility, Inn & Gardens, Rich with History and Hospitality” This 1913 Colonial home, accented with stately columns, spacious porches, and opulent fireplaces, offers an atmosphere of casual elegance to the common gathering areas as well as the guest rooms. The sun-kissed porches invite guests to unwind with a good book and a pot of tea or a refreshing pitcher of lemonade. With its crackling fire, the Foyer and Parlor are ideal places to chat with friends over a glass of vintage port. Visitors to Clevedale Historic Inn & Gardens experience the graciousness of the old South as soon as they enter the crepe myrtle-lined drive. This wonderful bed and breakfast and event facility is located in a park-like setting just minutes from downtown Spartanburg. With easy access to I-26 and I-85, Clevedale is convenient to Greenville SC, Asheville NC, and Charlotte NC as well as Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

Unique Venue for Weddings, Parties, Banquets, Meetings or other Special Occasions Clevedale’s four acres provide the perfect environment for weddings, parties, banquets, meetings, showers, and other special occasions. The main house, outbuildings, and gardens offer versatility of space, practicality, casual elegance, and tranquility which are attractive to brides to be, families, as well as corporate executives. The Portico with its stately columns are reminiscent of Charleston’s Antebellum homesteads. Conrad’s English Knot Garden and Courtyard feature English Boxwoods and a Crepe Myrtle canopy casting shade on any summer outdoor event. The Ivy and Jasmine Arbor may cast a spell on your guests with its fragrant Confederate Jasmine vines. The Roman Bath surrounded with Holly, Japanese Maple, and Deodar Cedar trees creates a tropical paradise. The Greenhouse and Piazza features Creeping Fig and many tropical flora as an elegant indoor structure with an outdoor feel.

Elegant Accommodations and Lodging There are four elegantly appointed bed and breakfast guest rooms, three with private baths and a large romantic bridal suite. Bed and Breakfast guests can expect a complimentary gourmet breakfast daily, plus opportunities to explore private garden niches or simply enjoy the quietness of our historic B & B.

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Weddings & Receptions A wedding at Spartanburg’s Clevedale Historic Inn and Gardens is sure to be a celebration of elegance. The four acre property has six distinctly unique indoor and outdoor settings from which to choose. So, let us design your special day featuring top notch wedding planners/coordinators, caterers, photographers, florists, and musicians. We have some suggested all-inclusive packages to accommodate small to large size weddings. However based on your desires, packages can be tailored to fit your special event. Call to schedule a walk through and consultation, 864.345.2394. We look forward to hosting you as well as assisting you in making your event extra special.

The Cleveland Foyer and Parlor

accommodates smaller, intimate weddings and receptions for up to 30 guests in front of one of the property’s four original fireplaces.

The Portico

with its stately columns and front garden accommodates up to 225 guests.

Conrad’s English Knot Garden and Courtyard

amid age old English Boxwoods and Crepe Myrtles accommodates up to 299 guests.

The Ivy and Jasmine Arbor is an intimate setting featuring the

backdrop of the water fountain and Roman baths and accommodates 50 guests.

The Roman Bath features Holly, Japanese Maple, and Deodar Cedar trees creating a tropical forest for up to 250 guests. The Greenhouse and Piazza, although indoor, features Creeping

Fig giving you the natural elegance of outdoors and accommodates up to 299 guests.


Melinda + Nick Presented by Southern Jewel Photography

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It truly is a great day when we get to not only do what we love, but get to work with some great people too! Nick and Melinda are so much fun and are such a perfect couple. We love this #sjcouple so much and we are so happy to be able to share their wedding day photos! From bumping into them at Greenville Drive baseball games to watching Bring It On during Melinda’s bridal prep (yes that actually happened) they are so much fun! We arrived at Nick and Melinda’s house and met the girls there to get their hair and make up ready with the wonderful ladies of Cotton Rouge. Hanging around the house, watching movies, and having some pretty hilarious conversations too! Then it was off to the Gassaway Mansion in Greenville, SC to get Melinda in her dress and get some groom shots too. The details at this wedding were amazing!!! The flowers, the decorations, the little details that make a wedding truly spectacular were everywhere. The ceremony took place on the front steps of the mansion and they could not have picked a better spot. There aren’t even words for how gorgeous a venue the Gassaway Mansion is and when you have a cute couple standing up there getting married, it’s even better! Even when Siri decided to interrupt the ceremony, Melinda laughed and smiled as she had been all day, and with some vows and a kiss, they were wed. Dancing and fun into the night with great food and lots of good toasts too, this wedding was a great one! Congrats to the amazing #sjbride and #sjgroom and we can’t wait to be back at the Gassaway Mansion very soon!

WEDDING RESOURCES : BARTENDING : GASSAWAY MANSION // BEAUTY & HEALTH : COTTON ROUGE CATERING : GASSAWAY MANSION // CEREMONY VENUE : GASSAWAY MANSION // DJ/ENTERTAINMENT/ MUSIC : EDWIN FLOREZ // DRESS & ATTIRE : DAVID’S BRIDAL // FLOWERS : GASSAWAY MANSION // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : MEN’S WEARHOUSE // OFFICIANT : ALBERTO DIAZ // PHOTOGRAPHY : SOUTHERN JEWEL PHOTOGRAPHY // PHOTOBOOTH : SOUTHERN JEWEL PHOTOGRAPHY /RECEPTION VENUE : GASSAWAY MANSION // VIDEOGRAPHY : SOUTHERN JEWEL PHOTOGRAPHY /WEDDING CAKE : CHERYL GOSNELL


Khyati + Jatin Presented by Th e G r e e nv i l l e Marriott

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Their Story - The Bride, Dr. Khyati Baxi is the beloved daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Haresh and Meera Baxi of Greer, SC. The Groom, Dr. Jatin Roper is the treasured son of Mr. and Mrs. Narendar and Mohini Roper of Dumfries, VA. The couple met serendipitously online. The bride and groom share the uniqueness of their Indian culture and traditions. Religious ceremonies commenced two days prior to the marriage and included a night of classical Indian music and folk dancing in Vedic Center in Mauldin, SC. The wedding and reception were held on December 5, 2015 in the Greenville Marriott.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BARTENDING : THE GREENVILLE MARRIOTT // BEAUTY AND HEALTH : KATIE COTTON -COTTON ROUGE // CATERING: CAFE BOMBAY // CEREMONY VENUE: THE CHATEAU BALLROOM OF THE GREENVILLE MARRIOTT // CEREMONY MUSIC: MR. JATIN ANAND (“DJ JATIN) // FLOWERS: MS. DEONE KILGORE // GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS: THE GREENVILLE MARRIOTT // LIGHTING AND DECOR: MS. NITA GOWAN - MANDAPWORLD // OFFICIANT: MR. BHATARJI // PHOTOGRAPHY: MR. ASHOK PANCHOLI OF DIGITAL DREAM STUDIO // RECEPTION VENUE: CHATEAU BALLROOM OF THE GREENVILLE MARRIOTT // RENTALS : MANDAPWORLD // VIDEOGRAPHY : MR. ASHOK PANCHOLI , DIGITAL DREAMS STUDIO

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Indigo Hall

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Kelsea + Scott Presented by Indigo Hall

Their Story -Scott and I met on Lake Bowen back in Junior High. After High School, Scott had a boat and I lived on the lake. Scott came by the house while I was swimming with some friends and I asked him to teach me to wakeboard and it all started there. Since then, we have loved the lake so much; we are building our dream home on Lake Bowen. Our ceremony was set for September 2015, however, my grandmother became ill and the outlook was not good. We called all of our vendors and explained the situation. Everyone could not have been more helpful and we set the date for June 27, 2015. My grandmother was able to be a part of our wedding, but unfortunately lost her battle with cancer of September 16 of 2015. Unique aspects of the wedding- It was planned in 5 weeks. The Father/Daughter dance was unique because my Dad recorded “Butterfly Kisses” for our song. He used to sing this to me when I was a baby. My husband built the arch we placed on the stairs in the outdoor gardens from pallets and my Mom placed all the decorations on it. For our unity, we got a family Bible from my grandmother and each set of parents signed it around a verse that they committed to pray over us and our marriage. Scott and I also picked a verse to sign as our commitment to pray for one another. Our parents surprised us at the end of our wedding video; they all had recorded something for us to watch that told us how proud they were and giving their best wishes and prayers. Instead of signing a guest book, we had our guests sign a wooden chair we got from Unclaimed Furniture (our family business) and it’s now something we get to see every day and not something we just threw in the attic.

WEDDING RESOURCES : BEAUTY & HEALTH : PAM MATHIS, ANGIE BARKER, BECCA BURRESS // CATERING : HOLMES CATERING // CEREMONY MUSIC : JOSH & KERIE EPTON // DJ/MUSIC : THE PARTY MACHINE // DRESS & ATTIRE : HAYDEN OLIVIA BRIDAL // FLOWERS : DAHLIA // GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS : MARRIOTT SPARTANBURG // INVITATIONS : WEDDING PAPER DIVAS // LIGHTING & DECOR : UNCLAIMED FURNITURE // MEN’S FORMAL WEAR : FOXX’S // OFFICIANT : RICHARD SMITH // PHOTOGRAPHY : SPOSA BELLA // PHOTOBOOTH : THE PARTY MACHINE // RECEPTION VENUE : INDIGO HALL // RENTALS : EVENT RENTALS // VIDEOGRAPHY : FULL SUN MEDIA // WEDDING CAKE : DARLA’S BAKERY // WEDDING PLANNER : KIM FORTNER


WEDDING RESOURCE DIRECTORY IFC Cribbs Catering 1 Carolina Traditions 2 Shutter Booth 3 Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort 4 Tri County Rental 5 Zen 6 The Poinsett Bride 8 Thomas & Sons Tuxedos 9 Timberock at Hopkins Farm 10 The Dress 11 Professional Party Rentals 12 Younts Conference Center 14 Table 301 15 Contents Page 16 Berbank Events Rentals & Design 18 Boutique of Dreams 19 Cureton Photography 22 Eastside Transportation 23 Marriott Spartanburg

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WEDDINGS AND EVENTS WITH STYLE

Hampton Road Farms Makin Pictures Tim Holmes Catering On The Roxx Evergreen Plantation The Hollow at Paris Mountain David & Kristina Photography Krumms on the Plate The Oaks The Bleckley Inn Oxford Farm The Castle Prom & Bridal The Poinsett Bride Carolina Traditions The Dress Fowlers The O’Neill Team Events at the Davenport Seasons Café & Catering

63 Chapman Cultural Center 66 Runway Café Catering 67 Southern Jewel Photography 70 The Barn at Forevermore Farm 72 Mug & Muffin 74 Buttercream Bakehouse 77 Good Life Catering 80 Ryan Nicholas Inn 82 SC Botanical Garden 83 Clevedale Historic Inn & Gardens 86 Southern Jewel Photography 88 Marriott Greenville 90 Upstate Wedding Venues 91 Tim Holmes Catering 92 Starving Artist Café 94 Indigo Hall 96 Wedding Festivals IBC The Poinsett Bride BC Marriott Greenville


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