Having worked over a decade in the wedding and event profession, Meghan envisioned her ideal soiree to be easy-going, simple chic, and a huge celebration. Friends who happen to also be fellow wedding vendors helped bring this party to life. A beloved co-worker officiated the wedding, Peter Kiral of Charleston Virtuosi not only served as a violinist during the ceremony but also moonlighted as videographer during the evening, and Meghan’s Duvall posse coordinated the day as well as crafted culinary perfections.
A summer storm resulted in some quick thinking to reorganize the design space and as well as utilize Magnolia Plantation’s Conservatory for Meghan’s and Chris’ initial couple portraits. Fortunately the rain subsided with a half hour of daylight remaining and we hopped into the golf cart again to do a little bit of off-roading in a field of oak trees. The rest of the evening was filled with libations, dancing, and touching words from Meghan’s father and Chris’ brother. Instead of champagne during toasts, everyone drank a specially mixed shot in honor of Meghan’s grandmother who started the tradition at holidays. Chris’ brother gave a surprise wedding gift to the couple – the long coveted WWF championship belt that he had won against Chris when they were kids. This perfect night came to a close with the couple departing in a 1950 Dodge Meadowbrook to take them to their after party. Congratulations Meghan and Chris!
Wedding Team: Venue – Carriage House at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, Caterer/Coordinator/Florist – Duvall Events, Musicians – Charleston Virtuosi, Bridesmaids’ Dresses – Lula Kate, Bridal Accessories – Fabulous Frocks, Getaway Transportation – Lowcountry Valet & Shuttle Co., Linen Rentals – Snyder Events