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November 9, 2017

Last October Cortney and Adam treated their family and friends to a beautiful fall celebration at the Alabama 4-H Center and we are so excited to share the gorgeous images from Taylor Dane Photography with you today! From my very first email interaction with Cortney, I knew the planning process and the wedding day was […]

October 30, 2017

When I met with Haley (Photos by Heart) and Lisa (Thorne and Thistle) to brainstorm this shoot, I immediately knew it was going to be one I fell in love with. We drew inspiration from buttery tones of caramels, with pops of pretty fall oranges and pinks and knew we wanted it to be full […]

September 26, 2017

This past weekend, Becca and Jarrett celebrated one year, and we’re celebrating by re-living their day full of perfect weather and so many personal details. Having dated for nine years before saying “I Do,” they waited for this day for so long, and it was absolute perfection. They were so calm and really took the […]

September 21, 2017

We’re excited to continue our walk down 2016 memory lane by sharing Lindsay and Chase’s chick downtown fete at B&A Warehouse today! Lindsay spent the morning getting ready at The Tutwiler (one of our all-time favorite spots for our brides to spend their wedding mornings!) with her bridesmaids. This late August day in Birmingham was […]

September 15, 2017

Last September, Danielle and James were married in gorgeously classic wedding at Birmingham’s Park Crest Event Facility. It was one of the first weddings held in their newly completed Carriage House, and it did not disappoint! From the first time I sat down with Danielle and James to talk about their day, I knew it […]

August 1, 2017

Remember when I mentioned I was going to bring a little more personal to the blog? Well, today’s the day, friends, and I’m blowing those doors wide open. Warning: This is going to be a long one, packed full of more vulnerability than I’m even a little bit comfortable with. If we’re friends on Instagram […]

July 26, 2017

Marisa and Nathan’s joyful Birmingham wedding was one of the highlights of our summer. From the always gorgeous palette of whites and blushes to the phenomenal band and full dance floor, we loved every second of celebrating their love story with them. Marisa was stunning in her Hayley Paige gown!     Venue: The Barn […]

July 20, 2017

You’ve seen a few posts on Instagram over the past year, it was featured on Every Last Detail in May, and today’s the day we’re finally getting it up on the blog! (Be sure to scroll to the end to see the gorgeous video of their day.) Bailey and Joshua’s colorful plantation fete was a […]

July 14, 2017

You may have noticed it’s been pretty quiet around the blog and our social media the past few months. Part of that is because we have had some pretty great things happening: CSE has had a busy season with some stunning weddings (blog posts coming soon!), I’ve been working on some pretty exciting projects I […]

July 4, 2017

As we continue to reminisce on some of our favorite weddings over the past year, I knew this week would be the perfect time to feature one of the sweetest couples we’ve had the honor of serving. From my very first meeting with Katie, I knew this was going to be a day full of […]

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