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How to incorporate holidays into your wedding

It is not all that uncommon that we have requests for weddings that fall on holidays. Some couples intentionally choose to have their weddings on a holiday (my parents got married on New Year's Eve because it is a family tradition), and for some people the holiday just happens to fall on the weekend they want to get married.  If your...

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Fall Design Inspiration

Even though it doesn't truly start to feel like Fall in Charleston until November, we are SO excited for {semi} cooler weather, evolving colors, and wardrobe changes that accompany the beginning of fall.  Maybe it is the long months of hot, humid weather that makes me feel this way.  Regardless, we love Fall at ACE, and we love the bold...

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Honeymoon Essentials

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What's the next thing you think about once all the details and planning for the wedding are done?  The honeymoon of course!  Every bride and groom are different so every bride and groom will want a different kind of honeymoon.  Some prefer to go the tropical, all inclusive route and relax after all the hustle and bustle of the wedding....

The Trainors- Real Wedding

We were so excited to see Katherine and Bill's big day on the front page of Style Me Pretty a couple of weeks ago!  A huge thank you to the gals and guys at Patrick Properties, Eventworks, 428 Main, Snyder, IES, Tiger Lily, and Aaron & Jillian.  But the biggest thank you to Katherine + Bill for being some of...

Introducing Our New Intern: Dawson

We've recently brought on another fabulous intern from the College of Charleston, and we can't wait for you to get to know her!  She's as energetic as her personality is sparkly and she brings a whole new dynamic to the A.Caldwell Events team!  Intoducing: Dawson! Savannah: What brought you to Charleston from your hometown of Montgomery, Alabama? Dawson: Basically the city.  When...

Let Them Eat Cake!

There are so many details that go into a wedding, but the sweetest {pun intended} is the cake.  The varieties of flavors and cake design are endless, but we've managed to round up a couple of our all time favorites! Summertime Seersucker This summertime wedding cake was perfectly adorned with seersucker sashes around each tier and cascading hydrangeas, garden roses, and spray...

The Bryants-Real Wedding

We are just so excited to share this sweet, summertime wedding with y'all!  Originally published on The Wedding Row, this wedding was one of our all time favorites.  It could have been the cool color palette or maybe the perfect setting at Lowndes Grove, but it was probably the fact that Heather and Nick were so  much fun to work...

The Perfect Thank You Note

One of the best things about being engaged and getting married is the fact that everyone wants to shower you with gifts!  Whether they are wedding gifts, generous cash gifts, or just sweet, sentimental cards, each gift, no matter how big or small, deserves a thank you note. [caption id="attachment_1215" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Photo via Etsy.[/caption] With technology, emails, and social media keeping...

Mr. + Mrs. Vincent: Real Wedding

We LOVE getting referrals from past brides, so when Annie + Carey came to us after we worked on one of Annie's gal pal's weddings, we were thrilled!  Annie described her dream wedding as "Pottery Barn Chic," and we think she pulled it off to a T!  From her lace dress, to the beautiful peonies that adorned the tables, and...

Our Latest Obsession: Emily McCarthy

If you know Ali and I, you know we love bold colors and mixing patterns!  Needless to say, we think we may have found our soul sister in Emily McCarthy. Emily creates all sorts of stationery, from everyday correspondence to the grandest of wedding invitation suites.  Plus she does it all with the most perfect balance of fun yet sophisticated color....