Just Beachy

Just Beachy | Kimberly Turnbull & Aaron Alexander; May 9, 2009, Folly Beach


“Consult the Farmers’ Almanac and tide tables. We did and ended up with a gorgeous sunset and full moon." —Kimberly Alexander

Cost-Saving Tips

Favorite: Altar-Cation
Kim collected driftwood to fashion a wedding arbor; when it was too tough to build, Aaron placed them in a semi-circle around an iron stand-in altar they had found.

The Details

String Lights: Bought from Target for the reception
Serving Dishes: Purchased from IKEA and borrowed from work
Cupcakes: Flavors labeled with homemade toothpick flags
Landlord: Rented the reception beach house from the owner rather than a rental agency to skip extra markups

Total Spent: $10,000


Day-of Wedding coordinator: Katie Preigel 
Flowers: Lilium Flowers; (843) 367-7344; kathryn@liliumflowers.com
Cake & cupcakes: Baked
Catering: The Glass Onion
Music: Col. Bruce Hampton and the Quark Alliance
Photography: Karson Photography
Rentals: Snyder Event Rentals
* Non-listed aspects of this wedding were done by the couple, their families, and their wedding party