"All of our Guests were Raving about the PEWS"

 

WHAT WAS THE CONVINCING FACTOR THAT MADE YOU REALIZE YOU NEEDED PEWS AT YOUR WEDDING?

 

Finding church pews for our wedding ceremony site was the first thing on my wedding planning agenda. I wanted to combine our love for the church & the outdoors. We knew right away we wanted an outdoor wedding, so this was the perfect way to create that 'southern outdoor church wedding' ambience, which was perfectly done so by the help of PEWS. 

Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography

What was your first reaction to seeing the pews at your ceremony?

With the exciting craziness of the day, the first time I was able to see the pews was when I was about to walk down the aisle, and they were simply gorgeous! It was exactly as I had envisioned it, and the best part was - I didn't have to do anything! 

Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography
Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography
Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography
Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography
 

WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO BRIDES ABOUT HAVING OUR CHURCH PEWS AS A PART OF THEIR CEREMONY? 

I would highly recommend using Pews for your wedding, they are wonderful, easy to work with and have so many beautiful pews to choose from! 

 
Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography

WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE COMPLIMENT ABOUT THE PEWS?

All of our guests were raving about the pews and thought they were the 'perfect touch' to our special day.

Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography
Church pews at an outdoor, Alabama Wedding. Photos by Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography

"The pews tied it all together and made it complete."

We can't get enough of this precious Alabama Barn wedding! What is better than a sunny afternoon, a beautiful setting of lovely guest, pews, horses, and love - sounds like a dream, doesn't it? We are so happy for Wellon and Dickie and could not be more thankful to Lovebe Photography for capturing it and Southern Weddings for featuring it on their blog! Please enjoy the following photos and what the beautiful bride had to say about working with us!

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Breathtaking Wedding at Middleton Place in Charleston, SC

Having a wedding featured in Charleston Weddings Magazine is so surreal for our little business! Of course having Karson Butler Events, KT Merry Photography, Flowers by Charleston Stem, and a venue like Middleton Place - how could this wedding not have been in such an amazing magazine! We love how Charleston Weddings captured the essence of the wedding by sharing these thoughts below on their blog

"What’s a “unicorn dress?” According to Kat Sanchez, it’s that elusive wedding gown that’s perfect for you alone, one that nary another soul (or at least anyone at your wedding) has ever seen. Last year, the California native was in New York while cameras for TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress recorded her quest for just such a mythical frock. When she stumbled upon her holy grail (and her on-screen crew approved) Kat knew she wanted to create a wedding to live up to the frothy Mark Zunino number—in other words, she says, she wanted a “unicorn wedding.”

If Kat sounds a little eccentric, supremely stylish, and like a woman who knows how to live large, you’ve got her pegged. And it was just those qualities that attracted Chip “Powder” Koskiniemi to her some five years ago. Back then, both were at an air show in Fort Worth, Texas, where she was visiting her sister and volunteering at a cheesesteak stand, and he, an F/A-18 Marine pilot, was grounded due to high winds. At day’s end, she went to nab a photo with men in uniform, and as fate would have it, Chip was in the group she approached. His Marine call sign patch reading “Powder” caught her eye, sparked a conversation, and led to a phone number swap. Soon she, a banker based in D.C., and he, a Minnesota boy raised on a dairy farm, had a love that endured his two deployments and three-year stint in Beaufort, South Carolina. That head-spinning romance hit a pinnacle on a trip to see Chip’s family in late 2012. The couple had stopped at his favorite Taco Bell, ordered (tacos for him, Crunchwraps for her), and as they settled back into the car, Kat says she realized he was proposing. Yes, she verily groans, fast food is fundamental to their happily-ever-after story.

Flash forward nine months, and everything—the Lowcountry, a few good men, family, Taco Bell, and fireworks—converged into a singular wedding. Kat enlisted the D.C.-based twin sister team of Karson Butler Events and the result: an open-air ceremony on a colonial-era estate; a black-tie reception; and an after-party powered by Crunchwraps. Toss in a pyrotechnic display, and Kat says “operation unicorn wedding” was a home run."

Just take a look at the amazing photos below! Absolutely Breathtaking!!

 
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Middleton Place Wedding
Middleton Place Wedding
Middleton Place Wedding
Middleton Place Wedding
 
Middleton Place Wedding
 
Middleton Place Wedding
Middleton Place Wedding
 
Middleton Place Wedding
 
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Middleton Place Wedding
 
Middleton Place Wedding
 

Vendor List:

Baker: Wedding Cakes by Jim Smeal, www.WeddingCakesByJimSmeal.com

Bar & Wine Service: Middleton Place, www.MiddletonPlace.org

Bridal Accessories: (veil) Pnina Tornai, www.PninaTornai.com; (shoes) Christian Dior, www.Dior.com; (reception jewelry) J.Crew, www.JCrew.com; (ceremony jewelry) family heirloom

Bridal Gown: Mark Zunino, www.MarkZunino.com

Bridesmaid Attire: Rent the Runway, www.RentTheRunway.com

Calligrapher: Laura Hooper Calligraphy, www.LHCalligraphy.com

Caterer: Cru Catering, www.CruCatering.com

Ceremony & Reception Location: Middleton Place, www.MiddletonPlace.org

Cinematography:  Josh Gooden Cinematography, www.JoshGoodenCinematography.com

Fireworks: Pyrotecnico, www.Pyrotecnico.com

Florist: Charleston Stems, www.CharlestonStems.com

Hair Stylist: Roberto Alarcon, www.BangSalon.com

Getaway vehicle: Charleston Limos, http://www.charlestonlimo360.com/

Linens: La Tavola, www.LaTavolaLinen.com

Makeup Artist: Studio M and JONNY Cosmetics, www.StudioMCharleston.com

Musicians: (ceremony) bride’s family; (reception) D & M Productions, www.ALowcountryEvent.com

Photographer: KT Merry Photography, www.KTMerry.com

Rentals: (tent, lighting, reception) Snyder, www.SnyderEvents.com; (pews) P.E.W.S., www.RentPews.com; (chairs) EventHaus, www.EventHausRentals.com; (restrooms) Nature’s Calling, www.NaturesCallingInc.com

Stationery & Signage: The Dandelion Patch, www.TheDandelionPatch.com

Wedding Design & Coordination: Karson Butler Events, www.KarsonButlerEvents.com