Elegant Duke Chapel Wedding

If you are a lover of elegant and classic wedding inspiration, then you are going to love Kelsey and Sam’s wedding story. The two had their wedding ceremony at the historic Duke Chapel located in Raleigh, North Carolina following their reception at the beautiful Old Lystra Inn located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Kelsey and Sam aspired for their wedding to be very elegant and it was important to them to have a family-centered wedding. They both grew up in Durham and Duke has always been a part of their story. Both of their fathers work at Duke and have always been a big fan of sporting events there which made it special for them to get married there and since they wanted a church setting ceremony, the chapel seemed like a perfect fit for them! 

 

 Duke Chapel was definitely a breath-taking ceremony site. The Chapel is constructed of stone and has seventy-seven stained glassed windows that depict biblical characters and stories and to capture all these...

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Elegant Barn Wedding

Styled shoots always give you some inspiration when it comes to planning your wedding. We love seeing different styles when it comes to these shoots and all the work that gets put into them! There are so many ways to incorporate different wedding themes into these shoots and we just love it when we get unique ones, especially because this shoot included two sets of models. Today, we are featuring this stunning elegant chic barn wedding! If you are looking to get married in a rustic barn but want to add some chic and elegance to it, keep on reading because this wedding is filled with romance with blues, blushes, golds, and more! 

This week’s wedding was at Orchard House Bed and Breakfast in Lovingston, Virginia. This wonderful and breathtaking venue is on 14-acre property, which includes the main house, farmhouse, event barn, and vineyard. The Orchard House weddings are perfect for up to 75 guests and they offer packages for small weddings and elopements, with...

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Colorful Vineyard Boho Wedding

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to another amazing week on The Bride Link! We always love it when we see boho weddings because they are always unique and beautiful in their own ways! Boho weddings are usually a little more relaxed and paired with chic elements. Decorations can be natural and unconventional yet playful and colorful too! This styled shoot is filled with vibrant and colorful bohemian vibes and we are living for it. If you are planning your wedding and are leaning more towards boho vibes then be sure to keep on reading to get some wedding inspiration!

This stunning styled shoot was taken at The Treehouse Vineyards in Monore, North Carolina, and let me tell you, this vineyard offers an elegantly rustic setting for the wedding of your dreams! This venue is such a perfect location for a budget-friendly wedding and gives off such boho vibes. Amy Ledyard is the brains behind this beautiful shoot and her vision along with her design for it was bright, vibrant, and full of...

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Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

 

Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

Today on The Bride Link, we're talking all about tips for wedding photography! There are so many factors to consider! Don't let yourself get stressed out when mulling over wedding photography styles or wedding photography packages! Use our helpful tips to identify the traits you want and what to ask your wedding photographer. Our wedding photography tips will help you determine the best choice! But first, grab your FREE copy of our Wedding Day Emergency Kit Checklist! Be prepared for anything that may pop up the day of!


What is their preferred style?
From light and airy to dark and moody, and everything in between, most photographers have a distinctive style. There are many different photography styles to choose from, and a photographer is rarely going to change their style to match your expectations. So when you're considering somebody, talk to them about their characteristics.

Speak to them about the types of photos that they take. Some...

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Lavender Elegant Barn Wedding

Styled shoots have become commonplace in the wedding industry and we love seeing and reading about them. Not only do they help wedding vendors get their name out there, but they also provide the perfect wedding inspiration for brides. This Lavender in love styled shoot is giving off barn vibes with pure modern elegance and that is exactly what Talia from Four 26 Events envisioned when she planned this styled shoot. While the barn venue trend is very popular, there are couples that may not want such a rustic feel. The decor you choose will be your best friend when changing the feel of your venue. Just a touch of modern can go a long way with elevating your wedding at a barn venue!

Water's Edge at Tart Farms is a charming barn wedding venue located in Benson, North Carolina, and this place is such a gem. With the property being on 23 acres, this venue offers plenty of indoor and outdoor event spaces suitable for different wedding occasions. If you are looking for a breath-taking...

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Romantic Lakeside Wedding

With many couples having to postpone or change their wedding due to COVID-19, backyard and outdoor weddings have been pretty popular this year. Just like many couples, Laura and Kyle had to postpone their wedding and decided to have a romantic lakeside wedding at Anna Cabana, a little spot on Lake Anna with the best water views as the backdrop located in Bumpass, Virginia. This beautiful wedding was intimate and filled with so many DIYs that you would think professionals did it! Everything about this wedding was personal and perfect, so if you are looking to have a backyard wedding and needing some DIY inspiration then keep on reading!

Laura and Kyle’s wedding ceremony was filled with many unique details, beautiful bright sunflowers, and blue accents. I mean, look at their wedding arbor, it was absolutely breathtaking! Laura wore a stunning more traditional lacy, princess wedding dress from David’s Bridal, and her bridesmaids wore steel blue dresses that complimented...

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WHAT IS A MICRO WEDDING?

 

What is a Micro Wedding?

Micro weddings are becoming more and more popular! What is a micro wedding, you ask? Tiny weddings or micro weddings usually consist of 30 or fewer guests. A more intimate wedding option, they represent a substantial cost saving over traditional events. That's just the beginning! Join us for more below! Before we get started, don't forget to grab a FREE copy of our Wedding Day Emergency Kit List to ensure you have everything you need!

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Today, we're talking about a new trend that we've seen growing and growing, and it's all about micro weddings! We're going to tell you a bit about what they are and the reasons you might want to have one. We'll include some extra special tips on how to have a fabulous micro wedding as well! We've brought in our expert from Chapel in the Hollow, Chastidyi, to discuss everything with us. Not only is she a venue owner, but she also specializes...

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Colorful Summer Wedding

With wedding season being here we are loving how this styled shoot turned out. This colorful summer inspired shoot at Highlands Chapel at Howe Farms is sure to bring fresh and fun ideas to your wedding planning! The wedding vendors put so much time into this elegant shoot that everything turned out absolutely perfect, from the wedding venue to the little details I promise you that you won’t be disappointed. So, if you are looking for some summer wedding inspiration then keep on reading.

The styled shoot was held at the newly built Highlands Chapel at Howe Farms in Georgetown, Tennessee in a  white chapel with views of the rolling hills and waterfront scenery.  This chapel is filled with modern elegance and can accommodate 150 guests, for the option of an indoor or outdoor ceremony and reception and it also features a catering kitchen, groom's room, bridal suite, and outdoor patio. The outdoor patio is topped with bistro lighting and is perfect for your first dance,...

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Seven Questions To Ask Your Wedding Florist

 

Seven Questions To Ask Your Wedding Florist

Today we're going over questions to ask a wedding florist! What should you ask a florist when planning your wedding? These seven questions will help you identify the perfect florist for your wedding. Finding a reputable local florist with the ideal experience will make the process that much easier. They'll be able to work within your budget and offer helpful suggestions to steer you in the right direction. Buying wedding flowers can get pricey, especially if you have no idea what kind of florals you're targeting. You'll benefit from having a premade list of wedding flowers you're interested in viewing, ranked from most desired to least before your floral consultation. For even more expert help, grab your FREE copy of our Floral Cheat Sheet!

 

1. Can I see examples of your work?

A great wedding florist should offer you photos to look through! If you're in their shop, they may even have live examples available during the consult....

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Wedding Catering Service: Must Ask Questions

 

Wedding Catering Service:

Must-Ask Questions

Today we're discussing details you need to consider when planning a wedding catering service! With us is Destinee from Rothchild Catering! We'll review the essential wedding catering questions you should ask and other "must ask questions" when selecting a caterer for your wedding!

When considering your wedding catering cost, there are so many small details and answers needed before you can reach a total amount per guest. Destinee walks us through what's involved in serving guests at your wedding successfully. Delicious wedding catering food isn't easy to pull off, so we recommend hiring a pro like Rothchild Catering to feed your guests safely and with expert service! Check out our Clean-Up Fact Sheet, filled with valuable tips to ensure you get 100% of your venue deposit returned! 

 

Lindsay: Hi Destinee, thanks for joining us today!

 

Destinee: Thank you for having me here! I'm so excited to be talking...

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