An Elegant, Rustic Wedding at The Cliffs

When Rachel contacted us back in June 2018 to help plan hers and Glenn’s May 2019 wedding at The Cliffs at Glassy Chapel and The Cliffs at Mountain Park Barn, we spoke for about an hour and felt like instant friends. As a fellow University of Georgia fan, and lovers of a good time and a reason to celebrate, we knew Rachel was a perfect fit for our team. And so, we started helping her and Glenn plan their beautiful wedding.

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A Spring Wedding at The Cliffs at Glassy

In 2018, I received an email from a woman asking about Bespoken’s wedding planning services. When I saw her name, I felt like she sounded familiar, but I couldn’t pinpoint exactly where I knew her from… until she gently reminded me that she was a former student of mine from my early days of teaching middle school. All of a sudden, a flood of memories came rushing back, and I was reminded of this sweet girl as a bit younger. And then I was completely humbled that she was asking me to help plan one of the most important days of her life.

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How to Keep Your Wedding Guests Happy

Planning a wedding is a stressful event with a lot of different deadlines and vendors to manage. On top of that, the advent of Instagram and Pinterest has led many people to feel like they have to plan the perfect “Pinterest-worthy” wedding, which often makes people spend more money than they wanted to. The reality is that most of us aren’t celebrities. People can still have a budget along with their nice wedding if they know what to focus on.

Instead of spending all your money on hundreds of tiny details, invest in making your guest experience as good as it can be. After all, a wedding is a celebration of the witnessing of a union.

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A Few Things to Know About Getting Married in South Carolina

While we will travel almost anywhere to help you plan your wedding, we tend to focus on the South, specifically North and South Carolina. And since most of our weddings take place in South Carolina, we thought it would be fun to share some things you should know about getting married in this beautiful state we also call “home”.

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The Inspiration Behind our Spring Styled Shoot at Hotel Domestique

A couple of weeks ago we were honored to have our spring wedding inspiration shoot published on Greenville Weddings. I shared some of our favorite photos from the day, but also promised to follow-up with a post covering the inspiration behind the shoot. Today is that day, and I’m so excited to share this with you.

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{Published} Spring Wedding Inspiration at Hotel Domestique

Oscar Wilde said, “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I have found that to be so true on so many levels, and one of the ways I love stretching my creativity is by teaming up with other creative partners and vendors to produce a styled photo shoot to inspire not only ourselves, but others, as well… brides, grooms, mothers, fathers, planners, floral designers, whoever! I always find myself re-charged and ready to get create more beautiful ideas for all of my brides and grooms.

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How to Find the Perfect Signature Cocktail for Your Wedding

If you’re in the middle of your wedding planning process, you’re probably looking at ways to personalize your big day. With that in mind, we thought we’d share one of our favorite ways to personalize your wedding, and best of all, it won’t break the bank!

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A Classic Black and White Wedding at Lowndes Grove Plantation

There are always moments that especially stand out to me at every single wedding. I could be completely focused on logistics, perfecting place settings and other decor, or directing my team on our very thorough list of to do’s. But there is always at least one moment that stands out to me at each wedding, and many times, it’s these moments that I remember for months and even years after I’ve hugged the newlyweds at the end of the night.

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Meet the Bespoken Team 2019

We’ve talked a lot on our social media accounts and on here a about how team-oriented we are and how much we love working with each other and doing life together. I thought it would be a good idea to introduce our team to you… share with you a little about who we are and what we love. We do get personal around here, but it’s more fun that way.

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Honeymoon Tips for Every Kind of Bride

The time and effort you put into making your wedding day unforgettable have come to fruition, and now it’s time to wave goodbye to family and friends and embark on a journey as newlyweds. Don’t fret if most of your focus went towards the wedding fanfare or you aren’t experienced in trip planning; an extraordinary honeymoon is still within your grasp. You don’t have to sacrifice personality, no matter what type of couple you are there are boundless post-wedding options out there.

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