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15 of Our Fave Wedding Venues in Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh Wedding Venue Guide Weddings in the heart of the downtown Raleigh are known for their Southern charm and hospitality. From art museums to food truck rodeos, downtown Raleigh is alive with entertainment for every wedding party. On any weekend you will surely see bachelorette parties on beer trolley tours, or groomsmen posing in… READ MORE

Boho Love at The Cookery Durham

The Cookery Durham Transformed into a Boho Garden of Love by The English Garden Today we're sharing an inspirational boho wedding The English Garden crafted at The Cookery Durham. This Raleigh wedding florist created a vintage den for the bride and groom to share a meal. The exposed brick walls and iron staircase of this… READ MORE

Top 14 Warehouse Wedding Venues in the NC Triangle

Heart of NC Weddings Favorite Warehouse Wedding Venues in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill Weddings today are all about customization. The uber popular warehouse wedding venues serve as perfect blank canvases on which couples can reflect their own love story, personalities and aesthetic preferences. These industrial venues abound in the Raleigh-Durham area of NC, due… READ MORE

Planning a Chapel Wedding in the Raleigh Area

Wedding planners in the Triangle warn that saying “I Do” in a local chapel takes advanced planning. Barring another couple’s misfortunes, the months of April, May and June are pretty much off the table a year in advance, as is October. Some savvy brides have already snapped up prime dates for fall 2018 and spring 2019. “This is such a growing… READ MORE

Foodie Focused Weddings

In North Carolina, we are lucky to be surrounded by some of the top culinary talent in the county, and luckily for brides, many of those chefs are also linked to the wedding and catering industry. We are proud of all of the NC Chefs who were recognized in this year's James Beard Foundation nominations! Special shout out… READ MORE

Meet Raleigh Wedding DJ Stylus S.E.

Music is an integral part of weddings, woven into the ceremony, setting the mood during cocktail hour, and defining the after-dinner dance party. SB&G’s preferred DJs are true talents who can make it all happen and then some. Today, we'd like to introduce you to Jason Huggins, owner of Stylus S.E. who has been a full-time… READ MORE

Sophisticated Styled Shoot at The Cloth Mill

Even though The Cloth Mill at Eno River is a historic site located in the charming Southern town of Hillsborough, NC, it exudes modern elegance. As you can see from the styled shoot below, A Swanky Affair, showcased the versatility of this urban event space. "So often we see a more rustic or industrial vibe in weddings at these type… READ MORE

Scenic and Romantic Weddings by In His Image Photography

Southern Bride and Groom Magazine is proud to feature some of the very best wedding vendors in the state of North Carolina, and each year, we introduce you to our talented group of wedding photographers. This month, we’d like you to meet Dajuan Jones of In His Image Photography. Dajuan's style is romantic, scenic, and very much… READ MORE

Green Wedding Ideas

Eco-friendly options have come a long way in recent years as brides continue to look for different ways to incorporate green elements into their wedding. Today, there are many earth-friendly options for the eco-conscious couple. Print on Green Paper Going green starts with your save-the-dates and invitations. There are so many options from recycled paper… READ MORE

Stunning Wedding Cakes from NC Bakeries

Some folks call the cake the centerpiece of their reception. In this photo shoot from Southern Bride and Groom's 2016 magazine, we share plenty of inspiration of exceptional cakes, hand-fashioned from our talented and artistic bakers. These baked beauties were photographed at The Grand Marquise, a spectacular venue that was built especially for weddings and receptions. In this… READ MORE

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