An early spring weekend in Charleston, South Carolina with Gracie + Donnie! They opted for our “Thyme is Honey” package, celebrating all weekend long with friends and family!
Their weekend included full wedding planning + design as well as their pick of a related weekend event (rehearsal dinner, welcome party, after party, farewell brunch, + more!). We were so excited when they picked a Newlywed Yacht Celebration aboard the Charleston Princess!
We’re diving into allll the details and fun from their wedding weekend!
We wanted to incorporate Gracie’s love of both neutrals and vibrant pops of color. We leaned into the spring coastal aesthetic with a hint of modern flair. We infused creamy neutral base tones in the linens, bridesmaid dresses + signage with pops of colors with the florals, furniture vignettes + glaze napkins. We sourced oyster shells to bring in an organic element and to tie in a coastal element. We nestled them amongst the candles for extra dimension on the tables and also used them as place cards that identified the menu item each guest chose, depending on the color of the acrylic date piece tucked under their shell. We took a modern spin on the signage with a column welcome sign, acrylic table numbers, layered seating chart and white rattan bar menus.
The Gadsden House was the perfect background inside and out for pictures throughout the day. The entire venue was filled with light natural light and the exterior oyster-lined patio further helped tie in theme. After post-ceremony photos we transformed the altar into a vignette and photo op, by widening the floral arch and adding various pieces of furniture. This space was enjoyed all evening long!
The party didn’t stop there! Gracie and Donnie with their closest friends and family set sail on the Charleston Princess for one last farewell celebration! This evening was filled with good food and drinks, lots of dancing, and a beautiful sunset to end their weekend long wedding celebration.
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Planning/Design: Honey + Thyme Events, + The Olive Branch / Venue: Gadsden House + Charleston Princess / Photographer: Erica Serrano / Fabrication: Unspoken Designs / Videography: Recollective Films / Cake: Flour and Batter / Florist: Festoon Charleston / Favors: Southern Fabricators Inc. / Makeup: Lashes and Lace / Hair: Stacey Little/ Strings: Palmetto Strings / DJ: Barkz Beats/ Band: Thomas Road/ Catering and Bar: King Street Hospitality Group + Charleston Princess + Charming Charleston Charcuterie/ Dress: Meagan Kelly Designs / Napkins: KT Print + Nüage Designs/ Rentals: Ooh! Events + Party Reflections / Linens: Party Reflections /Getaway Car: Lowcountry Valet / Stationery + Event Branding: Tied + Two Weddings / Officiant: Matthew Burnett