Frances Bramsen

November 2018
When a graphic artist bride and her design-savvy mother roll up their sleeves, they craft a DIY wedding as stylish as it is within reach

November 2018
Meet Stacia Baskin of Paper Swallow Events, whose handmade blooms are taking over the Lowcountry

July 2018
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry aren’t the only ones getting crests these days. Commission your own custom creation to make your mark as a couple

July 2018
Follow this bride’s perfect recipe to accent your day with just enough of the classic metallic hue

March 2018
Charleston lays claim to the country’s sole importer of a rare Belgian lace that turns veils and handkerchiefs into heirlooms

October 2017
When a belle of an old-guard Charleston family opts for a pre-ceremony “first look” with her groom, it means times are changing. See why a sneak peek worked for Kathleen Hay and Andrew Hagood, and why you might follow suit

October 2017
We’re over-the-moon for this wedding that’s run through with oysters. Learn how to flavor your wedding with just such a theme without going overboard

October 2017
Pump up the romance at your reception when you cut the overhead lights and rely instead on the soft glow of real candles and twinkling trees

October 2017
Combine your passions (that for your betrothed ... and your favorite style icon) into the wedding of your dreams

October 2017
Rose gold is all the rage today, and rental houses and jewelers alike stock it in myriad forms. Here’s how to wield the trend like a true pro and let it warm up a cool weather wedding without overpowering it

July 2017
Want to DIY your wedding day blooms? Check out hands-on classes like those from the Charleston Flower Workshop

July 2017
Try these stellar sites for wedding day steals, deals, and Lowcountry loot

February 2017
Not able to get that Charleston wedding you dreamed of? Come back for an anniversary portrait session instead

February 2017
Worried about a wedding washout? Learn from this couple’s backup plan

February 2017
Take time out for a bridal luncheon to reconnect with—and thank—your gals

October 2016
Register for hand-hewn culinary and cocktail tools from one of Charleston’s own makers

May 2016
Watercolored portraits give brides the royal treatment (and a timeless memento)

February 2016
Score ideas in spades with this hands-on reception that was, indeed, a labor of love

February 2016
Host a fête inspired by marble and infused with spring elements

February 2016
Let sweetly designed macaroons add bite-size works of art to your wedding  

October 2015
Have a cool-weather luncheon or shower on the agenda? Event maven Mindy Rice visits the Old Village and shows how to greet guests with colorful grace

October 2015
Dress up your wedding dance floor with custom tiles  

June 2015
Got a lot of ideas to tie into one day? Here’s how Southern Protocol is making things stylish and tidy for one lucky couple

June 2015
Let Pantone’s color of the year wash over your wedding palette