Modern Summer Wedding with Tropical Vibes at The Fairview Raleigh, by C and D Events
The Fairview Raleigh is a new warehouse venue near downtown Raleigh. Its open spaces and white exposed brick walls serve as a blank canvas for any event. NC wedding planners C and D Events brought modern design and a tropical flair to this space.
The wedding venue shares a building with their sister company, ThemeWorks. This specialty rental company has furniture, lighting and more. Many of their products are showcased in this Fairview Raleigh wedding inspiration. A vibrant color palette and tropical wedding flowers make this design perfect for summer!
All photos are by Fancy This Photography. This photo shoot was featured in the 2019 Southern Bride & Groom magazine.
The Fairview Raleigh Wedding Venue is a Blank Slate for C and D Events
The Fairview wedding venue is a newly renovated warehouse with a stunning view of Raleigh’s skyline. C and D Events chose to fashion a colorful and contemporary ceremony and an an elegant reception for this chic urban space. The design team highlighted shades of purple while mixing the lighting and furnishings to match. The Fairview’s soaring ceilings allow for creative drapery and fabulous floral masterpieces by The English Garden florist of Raleigh.
Romantic Outdoor Patio at The Fairview Raleigh
One of the most wonderful elements of The Fairview’s large industrial space is that it can handle all of the wedding day’s events. The outdoor patio at the Fairview features a chic bar perfect for stylish decor and gathering. Romantic strands of twinkle lights and coffee tables covered in fresh floral arrangements make this outdoor patio space purely magical. All of the chandeliers and furnishings seen in this styled shoot can be chosen from the Themeworks collections and installed here or rented for the wedding venue of your choice! Southern Bride & Groom loves the upscale wedding inspiration by C and D Events for an elegant, modern vibe in a warehouse setting.
Hair and Makeup Styling by Silverceiling Beauty Consulting of Raleigh
Silverceiling is a bridal hair and makeup business based in of Wilmington and Raleigh. They has a team of some of the top airbrush artists and hairstylists in NC and can accommodate any size wedding party. Each makeup look and hairstyle they create is specifically customized for the individual! In this styled photo shoot at The Fairview Raleigh, Silverceiling gave the ladies soft, natural hair dos. Their expert makeup talent allowed the ladies to glow with natural beauty and joy.
We are in love with these mix and match bridesmaids dresses from Bella Bridesmaids. Located in Cary, Bella Bridesmaids has the largest collection of bridesmaid dresses from the world’s leading designers. No matter what style the bride envisions, the girls can have a group consultation that is all about the bridesmaids. The pale green and muted purple bridesmaids dresses in this styled shoot are simple yet stunning.
Cocktail Hour at The Fairview Raleigh with a Modern White Bar from ThemeWorks
Cocktail hour is when the wedding celebration begins! Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from Rocky Top Catering were the order of the day at stations handsomely tiered by C and D Events. Lavender and Prosecco-Lemonade cocktails rested beautifully atop the modern white bar from ThemeWorks. The bar and various lounges created comfortable gathering areas for the wedding party and guests.
Modern Tropical Wedding Tablescape by English Garden Raleigh
C and D Events chose contemporary acrylic containers for the altar that The English Garden paired with trend-focused greenery and flowers. Ultra-mod acrylic guest chairs and containers from ThemeWorks welcome a new direction in the decor. Ferns and eucalyptus mixed with tropic and garden blooms speak wild sophistication. This outdoor theme is continued with greenery shrub panels producing a regal garden look. Dinner was served plated on elegant pottery ware from Party Reflections on gem-toned linens.
Delicious Dessert Table Designed by Sugar Euphoria
After dinner, comes dessert. The minimalist two tiered cake designed by Sugar Euphoria looked beautiful surrounded by a variety of desserts. Guests love selecting their favorite pastries or a piece of champagne-infused cake with peach and buttercream. Located in Raleigh, NC, Sugar Euphoria is a bakery that specializes in wedding cakes for Raleigh and the Triangle Area. They also bake sweets for dessert bars, such as cupcakes, macarons, and cake pops