2016 is off with a bang! And it wouldn’t be a new year if we didn’t have news of our “newest addition”…The Cottage on Orange Street – A Bridal Suite. Available April 1st 2016, this brand new suite is designed with brides in mind. Conveniently located in historic Downtown Wilmington, The Cottage is situated adjacent… Read More


“Giving Away The Bride” is a custom steeped in hundreds, if not thousands, of years of tradition.  Thankfully gone are the days of daughters exchanged as “property” to form family and financial alliances. These days it’s more like dad turning over a piece of his heart to the man standing at the other end of… Read More


Tuesday wedding, you say?  Break with tradition?  Heresy? We disagree.  Let’s face it, weddings are wrought with tradition and pageantry. Couples often feel compelled to abide by the “rules” and norms. But the truth is…the day is for you and your “soon-to-be”. So, how do you figure out if hosting your wedding on a non-traditional… Read More


Spring 2014 was definitely late arriving to the party! But, now that “Spring has finally Sprung” we are both excited and inspired!  So, what happens when you combine the talented designs of the Kickstand Events team with the supreme “pho-tog” skills of Theo Milo Photography? Simple…a beautifully, blooming, bridal, styled-shoot set in picturesque Wilmington, North… Read More


Mother Nature has certainly been marching to the tune of a pretty schizophrenic drum lately. Although wintery weather is a regular occurrence in much of the rest of the country, it is not something we are equipped for in “the South” – as evidenced by the post-armageddon images on the nightly news. Here’s the thing to… Read More