Pretty, Traditional Southern Affair
August 19, 2009

Every now and then it's nice to just sit back, kick up your heels and breathe in the beauty of a traditional Southern wedding. There is something so romantic, so utterly luxurious about Southern affairs...particularly those that the amazing Calder Clark at Calder Clark Designs gets her hands on.

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Photographed by David Edwards, this wedding is all about the lovely. Simple, pretty flowers by Blossoms Events. Romantic lanterns. An undeniably beautiful bride.  It's all just so magical! Here are a few details from Calder...

Laura came to us loving the color of a pale sage green. We paired that with a soft orchid tone and ran with it. Laura’s bouquet was filled with pale pink and white peonies, dusty miller, geranium leaves, hypericum berries, and elyssum- and was carried with an antique handkerchief from her family. As guests entered for cocktails, we served “Turnertinis”- bellinis with a splash of lavender extract for an extra touch. The gates of the William Aiken were treated with pale sage chiffon and accented with a crystal chandelier.

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The cake was inspired by her graphic design pieces from her stationery suite, and included handmade sugar magnolias to reflect the gorgeous centuries-old magnolia on the property. The white top tent was lit with a sage gobo leaf pattern on an orchid hue to punch up the drama.

Laura's beautiful wedding dress was by Modern Trousseau.

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I have to admit, I have spent the day with my head completely in the Style Circle...devouring all of the incredible blogs that you guys are writing. But this wedding brought me back to reality. Calder Clark is such a genius and we are so thrilled that she lets us show off her work on SMP.