A monogram ringed in greens appeared on the invitation suite and its wax seals. “I fell in love with the way Carol Hannah uses fabric to create her aesthetic,” says Chase of her custom attire.
The bride’s parents transplanted reception trees and shrubs to their Hilton Head house after the wedding.
The Gorman granddaughters (that’s Chase’s brother and his wife next to MOB Katherine) made flower girl duty a sister act.
A globe served as the sign-in “book” because the Gormans have long tracked each family member’s travels on an atlas. (Each is assigned a different pin color; the happy couple, who now live in Florida, are nearly tied at about 30 pins.)
Lounge furniture was arranged in a series of sitting areas to break up the expansive lawn. Furniture covered in linen looked as though it could have been pulled from inside.
The bar front (sporting a custom pattern) separated the ceremony site from the reception.
Personalized matchsticks came in handy at the cigar bar.
To seat the 180 guests for dinner, tables were set indoors and on the piazzas.
Margaritas in Patròn bottles were a nod to the Cinco de Mayo wedding date.
The newlyweds (and later the guests) spun each other on a dance floor patterned with appliqués from Charleston Wraps.