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Kelly and Justin's Winter Wedding!

February 7, 2011

Kelly and Justin got married in December of 2010 and I truly loved working with this family!  Kelly and Justin currently live and work in Atlanta but Kelly is originally from Raleigh and knew she wanted to get married here so she planned for the ceremony to take place at All Saints Chapel and the reception to be at Cobblestone Hall.  Our friend James at Cobblestone will tell you that Kelly was one of the very FIRST brides to sign a contract to have her reception there!  Kelly and Justin are both busy attorneys in Atlanta so they hired A Southern Soiree to help them pull off their wedding without a hitch…and that’s exactly what we did!  Here is a lovely note that Kelly’s mom (Glenda) sent me to me after the wedding:

“Megan, I can’t thank you enough for getting us through this wedding! I know we were difficult to deal with because it was so hard to get Kelly to make the final decisions but you stuck with us giving us gentle nudges and we finally got there!  It was so special too that Kelly and Justin immediately connected with you as did I.  You are a great fit for this job and I wish you every success!  I also wish you a wonderful holiday and hope you get some rest.  I hate that this is all over because I will miss you!”

Here are some of my favorite pictures from the day from the amazingly talented Walters & Walters:

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It snowed on Kelly and Justin's wedding day! A light dusting all over Raleigh..it was beautiful!!

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Here's Justin reading the sweet card that Kelly wrote him just before the ceremony!

bride and maid of honor sister

Kelly helping out her sister and maid of honor, Emily! Kelly walked down the aisle with her sister and mom...loved this!

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Kelly and Justin had some of the BEST personalized wedding vows.. there were very few dry eyes in the room! Check out this cute little girl.. she was so good throughout the entire ceremony!

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Loooove this Picture!

groom's cake vanderbilt commodore

This was the groom's cake! It was a bust of the Vanderbilt mascot which is where Justin went to school. Amazing job by Swank Cake Design!

tablesetting for wedding

Kelly and Justin did Southern Style Stations for their food. CateringWorks did a wonderful job with the food!

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Beautiful wedding cake by Swank Cake Design!

wedding table arrangements

Splendid job by Fresh Affairs on the floral arrangements!

wedding memory idea

Loved this idea to capture guests' favorite memories of the wedding day!

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Great moment captured by Walters and Walters!

mini pies as wedding favors

Homemade Mini Pecan Pies (Kelly's grandother's recipe!) were the favors for the guests at the end of the night!

Love the horse and carriage exit at the end of the night!

Congrats Kelly and Justin! We loved working with you and we wish you a lifetime of happiness!

Ceremony Venue: All Saints Chapel
Reception Venue: Cobblestone Hall
Photographers: Walters & Walters
Caterer: Catering Works
Cake: Swank Cake Design
Flowers: Fresh Affairs
Videographer: Heart Stone Films
DJ: Mitch, Joe Bunn DJ Company

  1. Jamie says:

    I love the mini pecan pies as the favor. It would be perfect for my October wedding. I was wondering were I could find the acorns attached o the boxes.

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