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We’re kicking off the start of the official Month of Love with a little celebration for our newest SMP family members, Kait Murphy Photography and Savannah Weddings.  Up first in our lovely round-up?  Kait Murphy, a seriously talented, seriously sweet photographer who knows a thing or two about capturing the pretty.  Think gorgeous details and love-filled moment aplenty…

From Kait Murphy Photography… I shoot most weddings with the love of my life and new fiancé, Alan. We shoot both film and digital at every wedding to get a classic and dreamy look. We’ve even recently started sending our couples home with a polaroid book so they can get an instant sneak peek of their photos and have a wonderful keepsake from their day. I graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design and my work is featured in their permanent collection in Lacoste, France.

I love to make timeless images with touches of originality, whimsy, and charm. Sharing your day is an honor and I strive to make the moments that I’m holding my camera into fun and memorable ones for all of us! I am in awe of the commitment, love, nerves, tears, laughter, and surrealism of the wedding day and cherish the ability to document and witness it all. I feel incredibly lucky to have the best job in the world – making art out of love.

Here’s a little lighthearted look into who I am…

I like to use Twizzlers as straws
I will never be sophisticated enough to call bangs “fringe”
I love cooking but cannot bake to save my life
I love romantic curls
My 11th birthday was a little rough, because I never received a letter from Hogwarts
The best part of Jeopardy is the contestants’ backstories
I’m a Francophile
I love those Summertime moments when you’ve got a great song on and the windows down and you don’t even care what happens to your hair
I brake for antique stores and reclaimed wood

And just for SMP readers: Save 10% off any wedding package when you mention this post ($250-$500 savings)!


Wedding Venue: Foxhall Resort + Kingwood Resort + Montaluce Winery + Summerour Studio


Up next is the always-awesome Savannah Weddings and their upcoming bridal show, Behind the Veil. Or as it’s known around these parts, a can’t-miss bridal event with inspiration galore and insanely talented vendors.  Check out all of the details below and get ready for an amazing day of planning, fun and awesomeness.

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From Savannah WeddingsSavannah Weddings showcases the beauty and boundless creativity of one of the nation’s most romantic wedding destinations. Its comprehensive area venue listings and stunning pages packed with real Savannah weddings make us a must-read resource for local and destination brides alike. Check out the latest issue here.

Savannah Weddings’ premiere bridal event, Behind the Veil, will showcase the area’s top wedding professionals on Sunday, March 2, at the Telfair Museums in elegant downtown Savannah. The boutique bridal salon, presented by Savannah Weddings, the Telfair MuseumsVisit Savannah and the editors of Savannah magazine, will feature more than 50 expert wedding planners, caterers, florists, photographers, venues and more. These top professionals will be on hand to help brides envision their perfect day – right down to the last hand-finished detail.

Join us for an afternoon of tastings, inspiration, consultations and luxe giveaways. Highlighting the day is the top-label bridal fashion show. An elegant display of the newest high-fashion bridal trends will lace through the Jepson Center and feature exquisite gowns from exclusive designers such as Oscar de La Renta, Monique Lhuillier and Vera Wang, just to name a few. The fashion show is sponsored by BleuBelle Bridal, Simon’s Formal Wear, B Street Salon, Savannah Makeup and Skincare Professionals, Urban Poppy and Jeremy Davis & The Equinox Jazz Quintet.

• WHAT: Behind the Veil
• WHEN: 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014
• TIME/PLACE: 12:30-4 p.m. at the Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St.; 1-4:30 p.m. at the Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St.
• COST: $15 in advance at; $20 at the door. Members of Telfair Museums will be admitted for free.
• CHECK-IN: The Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St.
• ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook + Pinterest

Behind the Veil Grand Prize Giveaway: Celebrate one of America’s most romantic destination wedding locations by experiencing the best of what the Hostess City of the South has to offer.  Register to win a grand prize package that includes two tickets to Behind the Veil, a two-night stay at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto, a dinner for two valued at $100 at Garibaldi Café, a Historic Trolley Tour for two by Oglethorpe Tours and a spa package.

This is the perfect opportunity to make Behind the Veil a romantic getaway for two to start planning your nuptials, or use it as a fun girls’ weekend to start your wedding-planning adventures with your maid (or matron) of honor.  Register today.

Photography: Jade + Matthew Take Pictures | Photography: Katie Mcgee Photography | Event Planning: Merren Events | Event Planning: Joni Taylor | Beauty: B Street Salon | Museum: Jepson Center For The Arts | Vendor: Simon's Formal Wear | Vendor: Savannah Hilton Desoto | Vendor: Summerour Studio | Venues: Novare Events | Venues: Foxhall Resort And Sporting Club | Venues: Montaluce Winery | Venues: Garibaldis Cafe


Welcome to the family, Kait Murphy Photography and Savannah Weddings!  We are so happy to have you! xo


Romantic Savannah Wedding

This, my friends, is exactly the reason I love Savannah weddings.  Because not only are they drop-dead gorgeous (especially when planned by the talented Morgan Gallo Events), they are literally dripping in a sweet Southern goodness that just makes my heart sing.  I’m talking breathtaking backdrops meets an adorable duo meets one fun-filled party.  See it all captured by Memories N More in the full gallery.


From Morgan Gallo Events… We love working with incredible couples and Kate and Kyle are no exception to that rule. It was about friends and family the entire day! We love that her mother walked her down the aisle…and the moments they shared just seconds before turning the corner to walk to her soon-to-be husband were so touching!

These two were not afraid of a good party and the dance floor was never empty at Garibaldis. In our opinion–the cake and flowers stole the show! I mean have you ever seen such amazing sugar work on a cake!!!!!???? And the flowers were just so romantic and lush. The color palette complimented the gold decor in Garibaldis and the outdoor essence of the oaks perfectly!

Photographer: Memories N More | Planner: Morgan Gallo Events | Florist: Kiwi Fleur | Cake: Tier Luxury Cakes | Hair And Makeup: Beyond Beautiful By Heather | DJ: All About You Entertainment | Venue & Catering: Garibaldis

Savannah, Georgia Wedding from Alison Epps Photography

Savannah has set the scene for many a sweet soiree, and thanks to Alison Epps Photography we have yet another one to add to that list. It’s filled to the brim with all the things we just adore about weddings in the southern city, and you can see every last detail right here in the full gallery.

From Alison Epps PhotographyMary Rose and Ross had a beautiful fall destination wedding. They got ready at 109 West and the York Street condos. They were wed in Pulaski Square with a reception in Telfair Square. Their close friend officiated the wedding; it was nice and intimate with a vintage flair. Family traveled from near and far and for many it was their first time in Savannah and found it very charming. The weather was beautiful and made for a nice setting for a lot of the out of town guests to enjoy the gorgeous destination of Savannah.

Photographer: Alison Epps Photography | Wedding Coordinator: Ivory and Beau | Caterer: Cape Creations Catering, Inc | Makeup: Jessica Duthu | Hair: Salon Aqua | Bartending: Johnny Ganem | Ceremony Musician: Chris Dooley | Floral: A to Zinnias | Reception Band: Coastrunner | Rental: 109 West | Rentals: Amazing Event Rentals | Vacation Rental: 109 West

Savannah Wedding from Jade and Matthew Take Pictures

Savannah is just pure magic. I’m convinced of that fact. And it only takes one little peek at all the pretty below to see precisely why I think weddings that take place in that southern city can do no wrong. With a lovely understated style and images from Jade and Matthew Take Pictures so pretty I could spend hours pouring through them – it goes without saying this gallery just made me fall in love with Savannah even more. See why here.

From the Bride…I fell in love with the gorgeous city of Savannah the same day Stephen and I met. He was stationed there with the 1/75 Ranger Battalion and I was on a last minute whirlwind weekend trip. I walked into the same bar he was at, tripped over a stage almost falling on my face while he was watching from across the room. I didn’t know it at the time, but we both fell head over heels that night. The whole thing is kind of serendipitous actually. Because as it turns out, Savannah almost perfectly parallels the qualities I love most about him–Warm, kind-hearted and charming with a dash of unexpected crazy fun! Because Savannah is where we met and fell in love it was the only place that seemed right to us begin our new chapter together.

Photography: Jade + Matthew Take Pictures | flowers: A to Zinnias | Ceremony: Forsyth Fountain | Ceremony Venue: Forsyth Fountain | Reception Venue: Vic's on the River | Reception Venue: Vic's on the River | Transportation: Oglethorpe Tours | Hair/Make-up: Beyond Beautiful by Heather | Rentals: Amazing Event Rentals | hair/make-up: Beyond Beautiful by Heather

Vintage Travel Themed Engagement from Jade and Matthew Take Pictures

This adorable duo came to their talented team with the idea that was a little bit nautical, a little bit vintage-travel inspired and sprinkled with southern charm – and boy their team did they deliver. With Andrea Harper at the design helm, rentals from Gray Harper Event Maker, a gorgeous cake from Samantha Sanford and stunning pictures from Jade and Matthew Take Pictures – it’s safe to say their engagement session is in a league of its own. I can’t even wait to see their wedding! See it all here.


From Andrea HarperWhen Jen & Mike met with me last fall, I knew that I had to be a part of their big day. One can’t help but be captivated by their smiling faces and happy spirits. Once the couple gave me the green light, we went back and forth discussing theme and decor, but their main concern was bringing it all together. I assured them that at the end of the day, it is all about them, so a little bit of nautical, vintage travel, and southern charm was definitely do-able. We decided to incorporate elements of their wedding day into their engagement session, and this is what we are sharing with you today! The table setting is all vintage romance, with touches of lace, a collection of vintage jars and vases, an old globe, and warm, just picked looking floral arrangements. I made the garland and bouquet just as Jen wanted, with mostly filler greens and flowers. I sewed a bit of lace into the pillow cases to add just a bit of detail to their perfect mustard color. This is a look that any crafty bride can accomplish on her own! We chose the location of the shoot when Jen & Mike mentioned that it was their favorite park here in Savannah. It also happens to be one block away from my house! Jen & Mike mentioned that they would love to have Todd & Louie, their cats, involved in the shoot somehow, but I was not so certain. So we were all surprised when a neighborhood cat showed up to photo-bomb some of our images, Jen & Mike were happy about it of course! They’re also huge fans of desserts and anything sweet so we had their friend and baker, Samantha Huba of Lavender & Honey Designs make them an adorable little naked cake.

Photography: Jade + Matthew Take Pictures | Event Design: Gray Harper Event Maker | Floral Design: Gray Harper Event Maker | Cake: Lavender & Honey Designs | Rentals: Gray Harper Event Maker

Savannah Wedding at The Hyatt Regency from Red Fly Studio

Even though I’ve never actually stepped foot in Savannah, I am fairly certain it’s one of the greatest cities in the world.  That’s a hard and true fact that comes from hours upon hours of research, aka, swooning over gorgeous Savannah weddings day in and day out.  And it’s weddings like this little gem of a day captured by Red Fly Studio that are the epitome of all things Savannah, a Southern beauty with pretty pink hues, classic details and love-filled moments bursting from every nook and cranny.  See it all in the full gallery.

From Red Fly Studio… We loved shooting Lacey and Kyle’s sweet southern wedding. Lacey and Kyle were married at the Isle of Hope Methodist in Savannah, GA. The weather was perfect for lots of outdoor photos in front of the historic church. We, also, took advantage of the cute little neighborhood around the church near the marsh. After, the sweet ceremony, we headed over to the Hyatt on Bay Street that over sits on the Savannah River. It was the perfect place to celebrate, watch the sun set and dance the night away.


Wedding Photography: Red Fly Studio | Ceremony Venue: Isle of Hope Methodist | Reception Venue + Catering: Hyatt Regency Savannah | Floral Design: John Davis Florist | Coordinator: Tricia Windom | Cake: Mollie Stones | Wedding Gown: Blue Belle Bridal | Band: The Groove Merchants

Savannah Wedding from Leeann Ritch Photography

I know I say this time and again, but please promise me you’ll read this darling bride’s sweet description. Promise me.  Because this is one of those weddings that is soooo full of love (high school sweethearts, a father’s enduring strength, a Savannah dream come true), it’s almost impossible to put into words.  And then after you get to know your new bestie (she will be), take a look at every last moment captured by Leeann Ritch Photography.  Because from the very second you lay your eyes on all of the pretty that made up this gorgeous day, you’ll want to spend more than your fair share of time in the gallery.  Join me there for sooo much more.

From the Bride… Mike and I met during our sophomore year of high school through mutual friends. We hit it off right away, going everywhere together. We went to both proms together, applied to the same colleges, traveled to Europe together, and ended up at the same college.  At the end of our sophomore year in college, we had drifted apart, wanting very different things out of life. We parted ways for a year or so but we decided after that break that we were meant to be and got back together. We have been through the average couple ups and downs and there was no reason to rush marriage or push growing up any faster than we already were… until I turned 30 and it just seemed right. In early December 2012, just before Mike was to go out of town he suggested that we have a date night before he left. At first he wouldn’t tell me the plan but when I guessed the Atlanta Botanical Garden Nights of Lights (Christmas lights are on the top of my “love list” and the botanical gardens are absolutely beautiful year round) I didn’t think much about it at the time but when he suggested that we eat at fountains (a local oyster bar) I was a little confused why he would want to eat bar food before the amazing evening at the botanical gardens. Hours later when I was headed out on some errands, it hit me! Fountains is where we had our first date when we had gotten back together! The evening was perfect and magical and he waited until they had announced that the gardens were closed and everyone headed out… except us, to pop the question.

We immediately decided on Savannah which is like a second home to us and just seemed right. I bounced many ideas of venues and colors off of him but when I suggested Forsyth park, he didn’t see my vision and wanted to know what would we do if it rained, was hot, or cold? I explained that on my first visit to Savannah when I was 10 for girl scouts that we had been driven by the park during a wedding and it was beautiful. I do remember thinking to myself, someday I want that to be me… and I would not care less if it rained as long as I got the fountain in my pictures and could be surrounded by those big beautiful trees and moss. One weekend when he was in town for work, he surprised me with a phone call saying he was at the park watching the set up of someone else’s wedding and that he understood my vision. We got lucky that the park had one opening in the first of May and we took it. We had to move fast to plan our dream wedding with only six months.

I know how fortunate that I am that he helped with the details and had opinions of things because our lives became very interesting during that six month time frame. While in the planning phase, my parents had to move to North Carolina in early January, so that my dad could be placed on the heart transplant list at Duke. My best friend and maid of honer was recovering from multiple surgeries on her ankle (if you are a tall thin women, refrain from playing adult coed soccer- you will break something!). My coworker started chemo for breast cancer (she is just a bit older than me and celebrated her one year wedding anniversary a week after I got married- very upsetting that cancer doesn’t discriminate!). My father had his heart transplant at the end of February and the first month was terrifying but he is a strong man and slowly pulled through. My now sister in law gave birth to her first child in mid March, and then there was the unfortunate passing of Mike’s great grandmother who was 99 years young and had been very healthy and active up until her death. Many times I made the comment that nothing wedding related stressed me out because there was no way for wedding stress to compare to real life stress.

Through it all, I was able to keep it together because of Mike’s love and support (I really did love that he would be honest about things he did and did not like!). In the end, we made it through the planning and down the aisle on May 4. There were more than a few issues that day (it did rain, security was a no-show at the park, my dad fell and hurt himself the night before, and so much more) yet, it is to date, my favorite day of my life and I wouldn’t change a second of it. I have never believed in the idea of soul mates but from the beginning of our relationship, I have said that I didn’t know if we would end up married with kids someday but that I know that we were meant to grow old together. I went and married my best friend.


Wedding Photography: Leeann Ritch Photography | Second Photographer: Alex Chalkley Photography | Reception Venue: Belford’s Savannah | Floral Design: Kato Floral Design | Cakes: Tier Luxury Cakes | Wedding Dress: Renella de Fina Couture | Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade | Hair + Makeup: Robs on Drayton | Jewelry: Mucklows Fine Jewelry | Favors: Maison de Macarons (Day of for Family) + Savannah Candy Kitchen (Pralines) | Trolley: Oglethorpe, Gray Line Trolleys | Pedicab: Savannah Pedicab | DJ: The DJ AC | Ceremony Music: New Arts Ensemble | Rentals: Savannah Special Events-Ranco Tent Rentals | Getting Ready Locations: Andaz (Ladies) + The Inn at Ellis Square (Gents) | Rehearsal Dinner: The Olde Pink House | Photo Booth: Most Fun Photo Booth

DIY Savannah Wedding from Jayne B. Photography

Okay… I know I say this all of the time, but you lovelies out there in SMP-land?  You floor me.  You floor me with your serious creativity and your downright awesome crafting abilities.  And as someone who is a self-described non-DIYer, I am in a constant state of awe over your darling weddings.  Case in point?  This beyond fabulous day captured by Jayne B. Photography; a day that is boasting beautiful florals from Bloomin’ Bouquets, some crazy gorgeous orange hues and, of course, a whole lot of DIY goodness crafted by the uber-talented bride and groom, plus amazing friends and family.  Don’t miss a minute of pretty in the full gallery.  It’s a must-see.

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From the Bride… Jonathan and I had been on several romantic weekend getaways to Savannah in the past, we fell in love with the charming squares, cobblestone streets, and history of the city. So, after he proposed on the steps of a Savannah church we decided we would share the joy the town brought us with our families, and get married there.

With a small budget and a love for crafting, I decided to design and create as much as I could for the wedding on my own (and with the help of family and friends). I immediately got to work making reserved signs for tables and chairs, navy and white table runners, and mason jars with chalkboard hearts as favors. When it came time to pick out invitations, I realized that I could spend less and get exactly what I want by creating them myself. One of my favorite DIY wedding projects was the program. It showed our personalities while entertaining the guests… we hope.

The bluff of the Charles H. Morris Center was the perfect backdrop for the ceremony. Bloomin’ Bouquets, close friends and my florist, brought my vision to life. They created beautiful centerpieces using pieces of wood, lanterns, candles, wooden boxes my uncle made, and a variety of orange flowers. My sister made signs for the cupcake table and for the favors using navy frames and burlap flowers.  Jonathan and I enjoyed dancing and celebrating with our loved ones, but one of our favorite memories was a surprise. We took the party outside to enjoy the fireworks show that the city of Savannah does on the first Friday of every month.  When the night was over we exited through a tunnel of orange streamers and Auburn flags to a pedi-cab and began our journey together.


Photography: Jayne B. Photography | Floral Design: Bloomin’ Bouquets | Event Design + Invitations: The Bride | Ceremony + Reception Location: The Charles H. Morris Center | Catering: Paul Kennedy Catering |Band: The Vistas | Cake: Gigi’s Cupcakes | Hair: B Street Salon | Shoes + Jewelry: Etsy | Wedding Dress: Allure Bridal 

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Savannah Georgia Destination Wedding from LeeAnn Ritch Photography

We hope you all are preparing for a big day full of fireworks and cookouts and loads of sunshine. Before we head off to do the same, we wanted to share this sweet as can be Savannah wedding sent to us by LeeAnn Ritch Photography. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July; with a family affair complete with home baked pies and an American flag. Head to the gallery for so much more and, of course, be sure to have a wonderful holiday! xoxo

From the Bride… To be honest I was never one of those girls who spent hours a day dreaming about her perfect wedding day… In fact I had never really thought about planning a wedding until Ryan and I got engaged! Initially we were considering an elopement.. We knew we were going into this on our own financially and we wanted to figure out the simplest way to save money. However the more we thought about it, the more we saw the wedding as an opportunity to bring our favorite people back together in a beautiful Savannah, Georgia and have a party!

Ryan and I have lived in New York City ever since we moved from Savannah in 2007. Our families live all over the place and since Savannah has a warm place in our hearts, we thought it was fitting to go back to where it all began! We wanted our wedding to be an expression of ourselves and celebrate that expression with an intimate group of family and friends. Savannah is a series of squares and I knew I wanted to use the city as my processional isle since we weren’t getting married in a church. I was nervous about the weather, but like they say, make a contingency plan and you won’t have to use it! And to my surprise the weather was perfect!

All the women in the Bridal Party walked through the city from our town home at Forsyth Park to the venue downtown. Our venue was a converted German Fire Station, Garibaldi’s. It was so rich in Savannah flavor it didn’t require much design overhaul – which was great since we were over 800 miles away! Our vision for the evening was that of an upscale dinner celebration with southern inspired cocktails, delectable food, and of course our closest family and friends!

We knew we wanted an intimate ceremony with limited moving parts – good food, wine, plenty of dancing and touches of wedding tradition. Ryan and I are both designers in NYC, so planning and creating a moderate DIY list for our wedding day seemed simple. We divided and concurred. I took the lead on most of the DIY and (what I call) project management coordination and reached out to some key family members to chip in. Our goal was to keep it simple and cost effective. Our venue was beautiful; tall ceilings, cast iron details, wood floors, antique plaster walls clad in mirrors… We had the ceremony and reception in the same space. One great element we made was a long ribbon backdrop where we had our exchange of vows, and later where we had our Bride and Groom table. Since the venue was clad in mirrors, this was a nice way to obscure any camera flash or unwanted reflection. Our color scheme was full of soft ivory, navy blue, burnt orange-red, and mint. Gold and silver was incorporated into elements such as the picture frames, chairs, and mercury glass candle votives to tie in the gold leaf ceiling.

The day was filled with personal touches such as stamped cotton goodie bags filled with Savannah salt water taffy (which also served as the name tags for guests). Our guest book was a Fuji Instant camera, with torn black paper and white pens suggesting you to leave a message and photo. All of the tables were named after a place where Ryan and I have lived – and trust me there were a lot, we’ve been together for nearly 8 years! Ryan’s mother made our wedding cake; a gradient colored red velvet with pointillism inspired icing. Ryan and I made the silhouette cake toppers of our own profiles from black laser cut acrylic – it was so Savannah! Is now the time to mention we both went to the Savannah College of Art and Design? I was super lucky to have my sister design and arrange the flowers. She’s a florist and the look I was going for was effortless, a little vintage, and seasonal. I was so pleased with how they turned out! As the night progressed guests hit the dance floor fueled by signature bride and groom cocktails and entertainment by our talented DJ, Eric Smith from Coastal Entertainment. We had such a great experience with all of our vendors, but music was key for Ryan and me. We worked with him closely to schedule the evening. We also provided him with most of the music, so it was nice to hear him riff off our songs too! It’s not a party without good music!

We really never knew how much was involved in planning a wedding, especially doing it from so far away. A piece of advice would be to pick your top 3 things you must have, and then let everything else fall into place naturally. It will be more enjoyable for you and your partner and help you both keep perspective that the day is about you and your love. One other thing, designate key players to help out, who you trust and trust have your best interest! We sincerely couldn’t have pulled it off without the love and help of our amazing family and friends! I never thought I would hear myself say this (since I’m such a perfectionist) but this wedding was about Ryan and me, and our family and friends, and it was more perfect that I could have planned for! I wish I could rewind time and play it over.

Procession Song: Badly Drawn Boy, I love NYE | Recession Song: Prince, I would die 4 you | Welcome Song: M83, Midnight City | First Dance: Talking Heads, This Must Be The Place | Father Daughter: Cee Lo Green, Old Fashioned | Mother Son: The Beach Boys, God Only Knows | Last Song: David Bowie, Under Pressure | Goodbye / Release Song: The Smashing Pumpkins, Tonight Tonight

Photographer: LeeAnn Ritch Photography, Cole Whitworth assistant | Floral Design: Melissa Hurst (sister) | Venue: Garibaldi’s | Officiant: Will Shelburne | Cake: Mary Townsend (Mother in Law) | Invitations: Bride  + Groom | Hair: Brook Lynes of Park West Salon | Makeup: Anne Wood (friend) | DJ: Eric Smith, Coastal Entertainment | Wedding Dress: Va Et Vien, BHLDN | Shoes: Kelly & Katie | Accessories: Anthropologie, Tiffany & Co | Fascinator: Fiber & Stone | Veil: La Blanc Fleur | Groom’s Suit: Suit Supply | Groom’s Shoes: Cole Haan | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Essere, BHLDN | Bride’s Ring: Megan Thorne | Groom’s Ring: Tomas Martin

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Savannah Wedding from Morgan Gallo Events + Memories N More

We’ve swooned over a Savannah wedding a time or two on SMP, and for good reason – they are always show-stoppers. Maybe it’s the spanish moss, perhaps it’s the southern charm, but I happen to think it’s the people that are attracted to that beautiful city that truly make it special. People like the ones who fill the gorgeous images by Memories N More at this stunning soiree planned to perfection by the Bride and Morgan Gallo Events. It all makes for a gallery of images too pretty to miss, so make sure you catch them all here.

From the Bride… One of my favorite details from the wedding was our favors. My cousin hand-made soap that we wrapped and labeled. We also had our favorite coffee flown in from my hometown. I also loved what our calligrapher did– hand written escort cards on gold DIY doilys, a sign that read “Love is Brewing” for the coffee favor display, and custom signs of Savannah streets for table names.

Our favorite memory was after we left the reception. Following a sparkler exit, we decompressed in the back of a horse-drawn carriage that took us around downtown Savannah. The day had been unusually warm for December so it was a balmy night for a carriage ride. It was our first opportunity to be alone together all day, so we just leaned into each other, took in the surroundings, listened to hooves on the pavement and soaked the day in!

A little advice to future brides: Make sure you have a protein bar or a banana because at some point during the day, you’re going to need a quick reboot! And… Don’t sweat the small problems or details. All you really need for a successful wedding (and marriage!) is you and your fiancé(e).


Wedding Photography: Memories N More | Ceremony Venue: Unitarian Universalist Church | Reception Venue: Bryson Hall | Event Planning + Design: Alysse of Morgan Gallo Events | Floral Design: A to Zinnias Cake: Delectable Designs | Catering: Paul Kennedy Catering |Calligraphy: Jennifer Borkowski Designs |  DJ: First City Events | Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman

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Whimsical DIY Savannah Wedding from The Reason

This Bride? She is one talented little lady. And it only takes a quick peek at all the pretty she produced for her big day to see why I have deemed her one crafty little Bride. She, her handsome Groom and their family and friends made their wedding dreams a reality – and those dreams just happened to be gorgeous. The Reason captured every little dreamy detail, so be sure to check out all the lovely sitting pretty right here in the full gallery.

And there is even more gorgeous from this dreamy day waiting for you in their film by The Reason

Nontra + Stephen Wedding from the reason on Vimeo.

From the Bride… Steve and I live in Los Angeles, but since we’re both from the East Coast we decided to have our wedding closer to our friends and family at home. We had both attended the Savannah College of Art & Design at the same time, although we didn’t meet each other until 2009 in California through mutual friends. We decided to get married in Savannah since the city has special meaning to both of us and is centrally located between our families (mine are in Maryland, his are in Florida and New York). Plus, who doesn’t love historic Savannah as a wedding destination?

When it came time to choosing a venue we were looking for a place with plenty of room and LOTS of character. We found the Georgia State Railroad Museum (formerly the “Roundhouse Railroad Museum”) online, visited the site a few weeks later, and fell in love with the space. The entire property is such a historic landmark to Savannah and had plenty of space for us to have the ceremony as well as the reception. Plus it had the rustic feel we were looking for. Steve and I knew we wanted a crafty wedding, but we also wanted it to be modern and fun through the use of bright colors and type, rather than a vintage feeling. Turquoise is one of our favorite colors, so we went with an ombre’ of blues and greens for the wedding palette.

The rest of planning fell into place pretty easily. I am a Fashion and Graphic Designer, so I had pretty specific ideas for our BIG DAY. Steve just let me run with it, giving input when and where he needed to. Since we were mostly paying for the wedding ourselves, we wanted to do as much of the planning and decor on our own to save money. We had a 14 month engagement and were drowning in fabric and kraft paper the entire time! From screen-printing dish cloths, to folding poof-balls (we made almost 300!), to building cake stands… we did it all and had a blast.

Since neither one of us is very religious, it was important that the ceremony represented us as a couple- laid back and FUN. We wrote our own ceremony which was short and personal. After the cocktail hour the guests were welcomed with champagne sorbet for the reception. The food- a Southern BBQ buffet- was excellent. We had a spread of Southern-flavored cupcakes for dessert: Red Velvet, Coconut, Banana, Apple Spice, and Peach Vanilla. Gifts (which included rock candy, shot glasses, Jordan almonds, and personalized napkins) were wrapped up in a berry basket. The DJ was incredible and the photo booth was a hit. We love to dance and drink, and that’s exactly what we did! It was a PARTY.

Everything couldn’t have happened without the help of our family and friends. My mom did all 75 floral arrangements scattered throughout the reception. Steve’s parents and family friends from New York hung all of our decorations that morning. A friend built and delivered our arbor from South Carolina. It was a wedding built from love and every detail represented us. All of our vendors were amazing and we couldn’t have imagined everything turning out any better. It really was the most perfect day ever.


Wedding Photography: The Reason | Wedding Venue: The Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah, Georgia | Officiant: Tybee Jack | Day-of Coordination: Everlasting Occasions | Invitations, Save-The-Dates, Menu, Program, and all paper goods: Designed by Bride | Floral Design: Bride’s Mother | Decor + Favors: DIY by Bride | Arbor: Custom-built by a friend | Catering: Creative Catering | Cake + Cupcakes: Tier Luxury Cakes | Champagne Sorbet: Leopold’s Ice Cream | Wedding Dress: Watters | Sash + Veil: Handmade by the Bride | Shoes: BHLDN + Converse | Necklace: Badgley Mischka |Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J.Crew  (Arabelle + Taryn) | Bridesmaids’ Shoes: Caparros | Hair + Makeup: B Street Salon | Men’s Attire: J.Crew | Ties: Solid Color Neck Ties | Men’s Shoes: Converse | Chair Rental: Classic Party Rentals | String Band: Two Strings Are Better Than One | DJ: CTRAM Entertainment |Photo Booth: Red Eye Photo Booths | Transportation: Old Savannah Tours

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Savannah, Georgia Wedding from LeeAnn Ritch Photography

There’s a little somethin’ special about a Southern wedding that can’t be duplicated elsewhere and that somethin’ special is called “Southern Charm.”  It’s a downright prettiness that exudes from every single wedding we feature – and the exact reason these two sweeties chose the breathtaking city of Savannah for their destination soiree.  A soiree that was chock-full of Southern loveliness, from the lush florals from A to Zinnias to the fab stylings of Dairing Events to the downright magical images captured by LeeAnn Ritch Photography.  See them all in the full gallery.

From the Bride… Savannah, Georgia was the perfect choice for Ryan and me. An April wedding with the season’s new blooms, the cobblestone streets, historic homes, old-world charm and romance at every turn… one can only feel at home and yet this was our destination wedding.

Together with our family and closest friends we exchanged our vows in the ballroom of the historic and beautiful Mansion on Forsyth. The graciousness and Southern hospitality of the staff made the occasion that much more special. As the doors to the ballroom opened and I made my way with my brother down the aisle, carrying my father’s class ring pinned to my bouquet, I felt nothing but surrounded by love. That was by far the best moment of my life.

We especially appreciated how beautiful Forsyth Park was for our photo session and time for reflection. The majestic oak trees with their hanging spanish moss were the reason why we fell in love with the city.

As the sun began to set, our family and friends gathered on our wedding trolley, that would take them to our reception at the Harper Fowlkes house. The venue was intimate and romantic, just as we had planned for. Each place setting was set with a thank you to our friends and family and a fresh peach adorned with a name scroll, a hand made personal touch from the bride, me. Our wedding coordinator, Adair, did an amazing job executing the vision we had planned for our wedding. From our floral arrangements, to the bowls of overflowing peaches scenting the air, the candle light against the crisp white linens and chevron napkins, our signature truly shined through and I saw my dream become a reality.

Dining and dancing with our loved ones continued well into the evening and then the fireworks (well at least they felt like fireworks). Actually large hand held sparklers held by all of our loved ones lined the entire street and made an archway as we dashed hand in hand towards the waiting car, blew a kiss and began our journey together as one.

Oh and by the way, did I mention it was our five-year anniversary?


Wedding Photography: LeeAnn Ritch Photography  | Photography Assistant: Cole Whitworth | Ceremony Venue: Mansion on Forsyth Park | Reception Venue: Harper Fowlkes House | Wedding Coordination: Adair Currie of Dairing Events | Floral Design: A to Zinnias | Wedding Cake: Minette Rushing Custom Cakes | Catering: Savannah Event Catering | Bar Service: Whitemarsh Beverage | Rentals: Beachview Event Rentals | Ceremony + Reception Music: DJ Jeff Brown of All About You Entertainment | Favors: Cakepops by Alleycakes | Wedding Branding Signs: Fabulizz Design Company | Bride’s Jewelry + Rings : Beards Jewelry, Jacksonville | Wedding Dress: Enzoani | Reception Dress: Pronovias | Bride’s Shoes + Purse: Jimmy Choo | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Jenny Yoo via Bella Bridesmaid | Men’s Attire: Black by Vera Wang via Men’s Wearhouse | Hair: Rob’s Salon at Drayton Towers | Makeup: Lindsey Jones-Wirht of Makeup by Paulina Perez

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Savannah Wedding from Something Pretty Photography

Sometimes the simplest, most intimate of weddings speak the most to me. I absolutely love the idea of them. Where the meaning of every thoughtful touch can be explained to your guests across the dinner table, where toasts turn into lovely conversation involving everyone and where each of your guest feels like the most important guest. Something Pretty Photography brought just such a fête with this sweet Savannah soiree, and it’s safe to say, I’m smitten. See why here.

Country Club

From Something Pretty Photography… Lauren and Adam’s wedding was a second wedding, and it was a very intimate small family affair that was just perfect.  I loved how almost everything had traces of her grandmother throughout the entire day–she wore her jewelry and her fur (which was monogrammed inside with her initials), she had a beautiful painting at the wedding that her grandmother had painted and we went after the ceremony to shoot portraits at her grandparents old house in Savannah where she had spent a lot of time as a child.  It was really perfect..a simple, sweet family affair that was classically beautiful.


Wedding Photography: Something Pretty Photography | Wedding Venue: The Landings Club on Skidaway Island in Savannah, Georgia | Floral Design: Kiwi Fleur | Wedding Cake: The Cakery | Wedding Dress: Watters | Bride’s Sash: Kiley B Durham | Hair + Makeup: Savannah Makeup Professionals

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Savannah Wedding from Jade + Matthew Take Pictures

These Savannah nuptials?  They’re like a crazy-gorgeous combination of all of my favorite things.  Floral hair wreath?  Check.  Simple + sophisticated J.Crew gown?  Check.  Farm tables lined with beautiful blooms?  Check, check, check.  And, believe it or not, that’s just the beginning.  From the laid-back meets elegant vibe to the dapper groom in bow tie, there’s not a moment that doesn’t have me seriously drooling.  Oh, and the breathtaking images from Jade + Matthew Take Pictures?  Simply stunning.  Join me in the gallery for all of the pretty.

From Jade + Matthew Take PicturesCharlie and Teddy wanted an easy-going wedding, so that all their family and friends could share in the joy of their big day. They were married in the church Teddy grew up in and had a low-key reception at Fort Jackson. They had lots of entertainment for the kids from fun props to tents to even light sabers!  They had an interactive guest table where they asked their guests to put on the map where all they traveled from, as well as questions about them, love, and marriage. Teddy wore her grandmother’s veil which had been worn by several other family members. She put her twist on the lace veil by adding a halo of flowers. Teddy is a graphic designer and loves simple, classic, beautiful designs. You can tell by her choice of her J.Crew bridal gown that her friends picked out for her right after she met Charlie. As well as her blue converse she had waiting for her at the reception. Their day matched their personalities to a tee; it was easy-going and filled with a lot of love!  


Wedding Photography: Jade + Matthew Take Pictures | Ceremony Venue: Christ Church Episcopal in Savannah, Georgia | Reception Venue: Old Fort Jackson in Savannah, Georgia | Wedding Planning: Anne Hagin Events | Floral Design: Beaucoup de Bouquets | Catering: Nick Mueller | Band: Nathan Sheppard Trio | Lighting: JLK Events | Rentals: Savannah Special Events | Transportation: Martin’s Wedding Transportation | Hair + Makeup: B Street Salon | Wedding Dress: J.Crew | Dress Alterations: Adrienne at Stitch | Design + Graphics: Teddy at Beautiful Hype

Savannah, Georgia Wedding from Kelli Boyd Photography

Pairing two high school sweethearts with the breathtaking backdrop that is Savannah, Georgia is kind of like wedding gold.  That’s because Savannah only hosts drop-dead gorgeous weddings (fact) and high school sweethearts happen to be the cutest thing ever (also fact).  So, this darling day captured by Kelli Boyd Photography?  Taking our breath away.  And it happens to be overflowing with Southern charm. Prepare for a whole lot of pretty and join us in the gallery for more.


From the Bride… Bobby and I met my freshman year in high school. We soon became best friends and two years after that we started dating. We dated for five years before we got engaged my senior year of college at Florida State University. He proposed to me during my fashion internship at Bleubelle Boutique in Savannah, Georgia. He’s been the best thing that’s ever happened to me since I was 15-years old.

After we were engaged he was deployed to Afghanistan. I stayed in Savannah to continue working at BleuBelle Bridal. I did most of the wedding planning myself, with the help of my coworkers, my family and our amazing photographer. I knew from the beginning that I wanted our wedding to reflect my very “girly” style– with a romantic Southern feel. Our wedding colors were easy to choose because it’s my favorite color combo — blush and grey.

Bobby and I chose Forsyth Park because it was one of our very first memories we had together when I moved to Savannah. The park is absolutely beautiful and I knew this would be a location we would always visit, even if we move away from Savannah. Our reception spot, Vic’s On The River, was the perfect way to show all of our guests just how beautiful and historic Savannah truly is. The venue has a very old-school feel to it. The balconies face beautiful River Street and our guests loved it.

My sister-in-law (Maid of Honor) and brother moved to Savannah a few months before the wedding and were a huge help. We made all of the chalkboard frames, and spray painted all the frames. My monogrammed guestbook was one of my favorite touches. I’m completely obsessed with monograms and it was a fun way to show off my personality and to have something to hang in our first home together. I got a lot of ideas off of Pinterest and other wedding sites. The chair signs and table numbers were done by a fantastic calligrapher in Savannah, Low Country Calligraphy. Our “thank you” cards were made by our photographer, Kelli Boyd. I had seen something similar on Pinterest and really loved the idea —  a way to thank our guests for traveling to Savannah for our special day. We had koozies, designed by as favors. Our guests loved them and so did my husband!

At the reception, we chose to serve heavy hors d’oeuvres because the selection of food at Vic’s was just fantastic and very Southern. We had a shrimp and grits station and macaroni and cheese bites that our guests raved about. We chose “Savannah Sweet Tea” as our signature drink — sipping out of mason jars through blush and grey striped straws.

My favorite part of the whole day was the songs our DJ played! When we sent out our invitations, we had included a place for our guests to request a song for the reception. The DJ played almost every single request– all the guests were so enthusiastic and ran to the dance floor every time their  song was played!

I know every girl probably says this, but my wedding was truly a dream come true. Our wedding was so intimate and special. It was the type of wedding that you looked around and knew every single person in the room. I married my best friend with my very best friends and family by my side in one of the most beautiful places imaginable!


Wedding Photographer: Kelli Boyd Photography | Officiant: Steve Schulte | Ceremony: Forsyth Park |  Reception Venue: Vic’s on the River | Floral Design: A to Zinnias | Wedding Planning: Holly Shump of Elan Event Studio  | Cake: Minette Rushing, Savannah Custom Cakes | Calligraphy: Low Country Calligraphy | Hair: Courtney Flood | Makeup: Heather Burge | Wedding Dress: Alyne via Bleubelle Bridal | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale via Bleubelle Bridal | Bride’s Shoes: Vera Wang | Koozies: | DJ: All About You Entertainment

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Savannah Golf Club Wedding from Britt Croft Photography

Two seriously stunning sweethearts, a classic getaway car and a whole lot of Southern charm.  That’s a recipe for wedding success, if you ask me.  And when those three ingredients are wrapped up in a traditional Savannah Golf Club affair like this stunning gem of a day captured by Britt Croft Photography, it makes for one gorgeous Monday here at SMP.  A Monday filled with muted hues, beautiful florals and a ballroom reception that is beyond amazing.  Click here for all of the pretty.

From Britt Croft Photography… Kaitlen and Joey were married on the most beautiful April day in Savannah. The weather was perfect for their romantic, Southern wedding on the Isle of Hope. Kaitlen and Joey have such a relaxed ease about them that made their day one from a storybook. They each had their final preparations at the church, met for their First Look followed by prayer and portraits under the Spanish moss, got together with their fun wedding party for group pictures, and then said their I Do’s in front of their closest friends and family before enjoying the rest of the evening at the Savannah Golf Club. Kaitlen wanted to keep their day very simple and let Southern charm and soft, natural colors take center stage in the design, and I think she pulled it off perfectly. She added a pop of color in the classic car they rode to the reception in as well as her fun blue suede shoes.


Wedding Photography: Britt Croft Photography | Ceremony Venue: Isle of Hope United Methodist Church in Savannah, Georgia | Reception Venue: The Savannah Golf Club in Savannah, Georgia | Floral Design: Family Friends | Catering: The Savannah Golf Club | Wedding Cake: Baker’s Pride | Band: The Veraflames | Handkerchief’s: Wrenbirdarts + MisterandMrs | Wedding Dress: Allure via Bridal Mart of Savannah | Bride’s Veil: Bridal Mart of Savannah | Bride’s Earrings: Bella Bleu | Bride’s Shoes: Macy’s | Bridesmaid Attire: Allure | Bridesmaids’ Bracelets: Brinkle Little Star | Groomsmen Attire: Joseph Feiss

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Savannah Wedding at the Jepson Center for the Arts from Jade + Matthew Take Pictures

When modern meets Savannah, magic happens.  Drop-dead gorgeous magic planned to perfection by From This Day Forward Weddings and captured in mesmerizing images by Jade + Matthew Take Pictures.  Magic that is layered with a sophisticated black and white color palette, fabulous Rachel Pally bridesmaid gowns and elegant florals from A to Zinnias, plus a bride and groom who are the literal definition of stunning.  In summary, the kind of magic you just can’t get enough of.  See it all right here.

From the Bride… Ryan and I were married September 1st, 2012 in Savannah, Georgia! Ryan hails from Idaho – and I am from Philadelphia – but we were both living in Georgia when we met (Savannah for me, Fort Benning for him). If you’ve ever been to Savannah, you will understand why we wanted to host our family and friends there for the best day of our lives! 

Ryan and I knew from the instant that we became engaged that we wanted our wedding to be in Savannah, Georgia. We fell in love with each other AND with the city simultaneously. Savannah itself is so beautiful… and so historic. The venue where we held our ceremony and reception is a modern art gallery (The Jepson Center for the Arts) that stands out (yet somehow manages to fit in perfectly) against the rest of the historical buildings and landscaping of Savannah. We chose our AMAZING photographers, Jade + Matthew Take Pictures because all of their photographs scream “HAPPINESS!!!!” and that’s exactly how we wanted to remember our day. Ryan is a Captain in the US Army and was deployed for much of the year between our engagement and our wedding date, but luckily, he and I saw eye to eye on most of the planning details. We both love a modern, minimal, chic, yet laid back aesthetic. We kept the colors in the same color family… mostly everything was white and cream, with bits of black and silver mixed in. Our wedding planner, Genina Ramirez of From This Day Forward Weddings, was so incredibly helpful in bringing the vision in my head to life… I couldn’t have done this without her! We capped the night of amazing love, amazing food, and amazing music off with a sparkler sendoff into a surprise getaway into a 1949 Bentley! So amazing. Best day of our lives.


Photography: Jade + Matthew Take Pictures | Event Planning + Design: Genina Ramirez of From This Day Forward Weddings | Flowers: A to Zinnias | Venue: Jepson Center for the Arts | Invitations: Vera Wang + Bride | Dress: Romona Keveza | Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Bridesmaid Dresses: Rachel Pally | Bridesmaid Jewelry: Kate Spade | DJ: All About You Entertainment | Catering: Chef Nick Mueller and Company | Makeup: Dollface by Jules

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Savannah Harper Fowlkes House Wedding from Donna Von Bruening

I have a thing for al fresco affairs. And by a thing, I mean I have a full on obsession with each and every twinkling light and seat at the seemingly never-ending banquet table. It’s the conversations I can imagine the guests having, that extra glass of wine poured – all while the stars shine down on you. Al fresco equals the most dreamy of nights to me, so hosting such an affair in Savannah (the capital of charming) could just put me over the edge. But it’s an edge I’ll gladly go over.  Particularly when a Bride and Groom like these two are involved and it’s captured by Donna Von Bruening. See so much more of this gorgeous wedding from Caroline Carter Events right here.

From Caroline Carter EventsThis was truly a destination wedding to Savannah, Georgia  Bride and Groom are from Los Angeles with their parents in Orlando and North Carolina. There was a definite southern influence in food and decor. They married under a fabric swathed oak tree in a Savannah Square. Cocktailed inside the historic Harper Fowlkes House then had a banquet seated dinner under lights in the secret courtyard. Cake had magnolia’s on it. Place cards were old keys. Design element of a trellis circle was woven into everything.

We used the garden gate’s iron work to create a custom design on all of her stationery and came up with the “secret garden”, backyard soiree that was intimate and played off of the natural settings. We incorporated skeleton keys that had the guests’ names on them and led them to their tables. Tablescapes included potted herbs and hydrangeas, with lots of lanterns and candlelight. Barebulb lighting was strung in the garden and the food was all locally inspired with southern and coastal cuisine!


Wedding Photography: Donna Von Bruening | Wedding Venue: Harper Fowlkes House in Savannah, Georgia | Event Planning: Caroline Carter Events | Floral Design: Garden on the Square | Catering: John Nichols | Wedding Cake: Tier Luxury Cakes | Ceremony Music: New Arts Ensemble | DJ: All about you Entertainment | Rentals: Beachview | Wedding Invitations + Stationery: Lilah Paper | Wedding Programs: Natalie Kilgore | Calligraphy: Caroline Whitfield | Trolley: Old Savannah Tours | Rehearsal Dinner: Old Pinke House | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier |Hair + Makeup: Nikki Westberry

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Savannah City Guide from Jeremy Harwell

My best friend in college grew up in Savannah. And she was fabulous. With a pretty Southern accent that could charm the pants off of just about anyone she came across. So when she invited us home for a Summertime visit, well, we knew that it would be something special. What we didn’t know, was just how very special that Savannah trip would be  – with sweeping gardens and French inspired architecture and food and food and food for days. It was magic. And Jeremy Harwell, photographer and friend who recently devoured every inch of Savannah’s most beautiful season, just might tell you the exact same thing. Click here to see his full, gorgeous adventure.

From Jeremy Harwell…I really love Savannah! It has such a soul and personality all its own. I love the history mixed with the modern elements as it’s such a great mix and makes the city feel alive and progressive.


I stayed at the Mansion On Forsyth Park. The food here is amazing! The food at 700 Drayton (the hotel restaurant) is exceptional. I love the Drayton Plate with homemade Parmesan and chive biscuits, Georgia pecan crusted goat cheese, shaved country ham, savannah bee company honey comb, sweet grass dairy of Thomasville GA asher bleu cheese, and green tomato jelly. Also the Buttermilk fired chicken sandwich on toasted challah bread with bleu cheese slaw is so tasty! To top the meal off try the blackberry crème brulee.

A wonderful Brunch spot is Firefly Café.  Order the Habersham Hash!

A favorite for dinner is The Pink House

For a great cup of coffee try The Coffee Fox. My favorite is the Horchata Latte and the Café Con Leche.

For a quick lunch or ice cream try Leopold’s – a Savannah Landmark!

I love strolling all the beautiful squares and right off one of my favorites (Chippewa square) is The Public Kitchen & Bar. Go for the Club Sandwich and their homemade soups!


Right down the street from Leopold’s, you can shop at another favorite – Paris Market

Just a short walk down on Bull St. It is one of my favorite haunts, Alex Raskin Antiques. This shop is 4 floors of amazing antiques and architectural pieces.


The Lucas Theater  is a great for vintage films and musical events.

River Street is great for some quintessential Savannah flavor- I especially love the Jazz

E. Shaver Books is a lovely bookshop with a great selection of rare finds and new books.

Another one of my favorite shops is Shop SCAD. Filled with artistry of all kinds – from photography to jewelry – this is a mecca for creativity.

I always avoid touristy spots when I travel, I always seek local info from shops I love, they always give great recommendations for food and other shops they like, so all these spots are much less mainstream and hidden gems more or less!


Photography by: Harwell Photography

Savannah Wedding from Vue Photography + Urban Poppy

It’s not often that middle school romance blossoms into a full fledged love story, but when it does, you simply can’t help but get wrapped up in all the cuteness. What’s even more adorable? Urban Poppy helped to weave the love notes written by these two cuties back in their younger years throughout the celebration. That’s when the ahhhh’s come out in full force. It’s a southern wedding that is literally as sweet as they come, and thanks to Vue Photography we can keep the ooh’s and ahh’s going in the full gallery.

From Vue Photography… Kellie and Alden’s wedding was a quirky December wedding. It took place at the Mansion on Forsyth, in Savannah Georgia. The couple met in middle school and with last names “crowthers” (her) and “chewning” (him), they were always seated beside one another. A relationship grew and well-ah! Urban Poppy, the designer used their love notes from their youth as folded paper flowers in her bouquet and his bout.


Wedding Photography: Vue Photography | Wedding Venue: Mansion on Forsyth in Savannah, Georgia | Floral Design: Anissa Manzo from Urban Poppy | Wedding Cake: Minette Rushing from Custom Cakes | Wedding Dress: Jim Hjelm

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