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


Summer is here and, no surprise to anyone, the temperatures have spiked.  Thanks to flexible travel schedules, school breaks, and Paid Time Off, the summer months also bring lots of weddings. Here are few tips to keep the summer wedding experience…cool: For the drinks, think two words…simple and refreshing.  Our favorites for a summer soiree?… 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


Did you know October is one of the most popular months of the year to get hitched in the Port City?  The weather starts to cool.  The evenings are mild.  And everyone seems to be in the mood to celebrate. This was certainly the case for our 10.10.14 – “Real” 128 South wedding. After tying… Read More


Our “Sweet Southern Sunday” wedding speaks to the lovely, understated, and simple design elements that add a bit of Southern charm…and none of “the fuss”.  Set in the early afternoon, this wedding included an antique door as the ceremony arbor and a perfect backdrop for the bride and groom to say “I do”.  Vintage tea… Read More