Black-tie affair meets southern charm

August 1, 2017

Details bring warmth and a sense of home to a formal wedding reception. Can a black-tie affair also radiate southern charm? Shelly Fortune of Shelly Fortune Event Design, Lexington, Ky., set out to combine the two motifs for a tented wedding reception celebrating a couple who desired both formality and intimacy in their event. Fortune …

A tented wedding on Lake Michigan

June 1, 2017

When the sun sets on Sleeping Bear Bay in Glen Arbor, Mich., on just the right night with just the right amount of clouds, the sky explodes with an interaction of color worthy of an impressionist’s palette. Alicia Caldecott, founder of A Day in May Event Planning and Design LLC of Traverse City, Mich., and …

City meets country

April 1, 2017

Bliss Productions combines a couple’s contrasting personalities into one tented celebration. A glam-loving bride and a cattle rancher groom turned to Lindsay Wiggins, owner of Bliss Productions of San Clemente, Calif., to unite their styles for an intimate tented wedding. The results combined elegance with casual, romantic charm for 60 guests at Montage Laguna Beach …