We’re just smitten with our new Blue Ribbon Vendors and we can’t wait for y’all to meet them! I couldn’t agree more with Em’s advice on how to find the best wedding vendors. I know I’m a bit partial, but I think our Blue Ribbon Vendor Directory is the first place to look because it’s overflowing with the best talent in Dixie. Each one of these vendors is hand-picked, and I’m confident working with whichever one you choose would be a joy. Get to know the newest ladies and gents through some of our favorite interview questions, then click through to their listings to find out more!
Name: 12th Table
Where you call home: Nashville, TN
Best piece of advice you can give to brides and grooms? Surround yourself with the people you love and respect and who will stand beside you throughout your marriage.
Full Name: Amber Hatley
Where you call home: Raleigh, NC
Favorite thing about weddings in the South? The intimate details, Southern hospitality, and of course, mac and cheese!
Full Name: Carrie Joy Osborne
Where you call home: Marietta, Georgia
Best piece of advice you can give to brides and grooms? Let go. Give yourself permission to just relax and enjoy your wedding day because no matter what happens, you’re marrying your best friend!
Name: Davy Whitener
Where you call home: Atlanta
Favorite part of a wedding day? The father-daughter dance always gets me. I usually tear up thinking about my two baby girls, even though it’s a long way away!
Name: Enraptured Events
Category: Event Planning & Design
Where you call home: Dallas, Georgia
Favorite thing about weddings in the South? I love the natural beauty of the South. It provides decor that you just can’t get anywhere else. It’s charming and magical at the same time.
Name: Erin Lindsey
Where you call home: Huntsville, Alabama
Favorite part of a wedding day? My favorite part of a wedding day is when the bride and groom see each other for the first time! It’s always such a beautiful moment and I almost always get choked up!
Full Name: Love Lee Lane
Category: Event Planning & Design
Where you call home: Lithia, FL
Favorite thing about weddings in the South? The rich traditions, twinkling lights, high school sweethearts, charming details, effortless sophistication, warm and inviting friends and family, dancing under the stars, history, and romance! Southern weddings bring such JOY!
Full Name: Meant to Be Boutique
Where you call home: Lexington, Kentucky
Best piece of advice you can give to brides and grooms? Life is too precious and too short to live with hesitations–be a team, and love wildly together. Choose joy, be intentional, trust faithfully, serve selflessly, and be adventurous!
Full Name: Pear & Thorn Productions
Where you call home: Fellsmere, Florida
Favorite part of a wedding day? My favorite moment of a wedding day is the first moment the bride and groom get to be alone together, usually right after the first look or right after the ceremony. I like to sneak around the corner and film because it truly is, in my mind, the purest, most uninhibited moment of the day.
Full Name: Rach Loves Troy Photo + Cinema
Where you call home: Savannah,GA > Louisville, KY
Best piece of advice you can give to brides and grooms? Don’t choose your vendors based on availability, budget, or because someone told you so. You need to find people who you connect with, who get your vision for your day, and will invest in your relationship.
Full Name: Sunshower Photography
Where you call home: Charlotte, NC
Favorite thing about weddings in the South? Weddings in the South just seem to celebrate heritage more than any other place on Earth! I love how proud my brides and grooms are to celebrate their college team, their favorite BBQ, or even just their family name!
Full Name: Untamed Heart Photography
Where you call home: The rolling hills of the Midwest.
Favorite part of a wedding day? When the bride and groom walk up the aisle hand in hand as a freshly married couple. There is so much joy in that moment from everyone. It just blesses my heart to witness it every time!