As we stroll into 2018, we thought we'd reflect on the Lowcountry celebrations that made us swoon in 2017. The list below is comprised of 20 of the Top Lowcountry Weddings of 2017 from Savannah, Hilton Head, Charleston and Myrtle Beach. They were selected based upon their popularity with our readers via the blog and multiple social media outlets. Take a peek of Georgia and South Carolina's best...
BAILEY & RYAN'S LEGARE WARING HOUSE WEDDING in Charleston, South Carolina
While Bailey & Ryan picked a Fall weekend for their Charleston wedding, they packed on the pastels for a romantic outdoor affair at The Legare Waring House and our Pinterest followers loved it! With the help of ELM Events, they designed a charming celebration with rustic details, plenty of chandeliers and a soft, Spring-inspired color palette. Bride Bailey laid the groundwork for the day's theme by creating a lovely floral-filled invitation suite. Taking their cues from the invites, Branch Design Studio whipped up peach amaryllis, pink peony and astilbe centerpieces to grace the tabletops. Check out all the details from Aaron and Jillian here.
KALA & THOMAS' ISLAND HOUSE WEDDING on Johns Island, South Carolina
Charleston Flower Market made our little wedding-obsessed hearts skip a beat when we saw the abundance of blush, red and deep purple blooms for Kala & Thomas' Island House wedding. Paired with elegant details (and bed swings) and it's no reason this pretty was one of our favorites! See the full post from JoPhoto here.
MORGAN & ANDY'S ATALAYA CASTLE WEDDING in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Atalaya Castle is hands-down one of the coolest venues in the Lowcountry (if you ask us!) but it was Morgan & Andy's effortless style that took this Murrells Inlet wedding to the next level. We're digging the rustic centerpieces, the soft color palette and that amazing ceremony site. Thanks to Riverland Studios for sharing all the pretty.
LAURA & ANDY'S GOVERNOR THOMAS BENNETT HOUSE WEDDING in Charleston, South Carolina
The team at The Burlap Elephant were on hand to create a magical outdoor wedding ceremony in the garden of the Thomas Bennett House for Laura & Andy followed by an open-air reception with twinkle lights and a Sperry Tent that we just fell in love with. Check out all the details by amelia + dan photography here.
SHELLEY & ANDREW'S SAVANNAH YACHT CLUB WEDDING in Savannah, Georgia
ELAINA & ANDREW'S CEDAR ROOM WEDDING in Charleston, South Carolina
Pops of color and a creative design from A Charleston Bride at Elaina & Andrew's Cedar Room wedding were quick to catch our fancy. Elaina donned an elegant lace gown and low up-do while her maids wore long teal dresses. The entire crowd carried fabulous bouquets of pink peonies which offered a whimsical touch. The ceremony took place at Holy Communion where an adorable team of flower girls lead the way in fairy-style dresses with heart-shaped wands - one of our favorite details. Tables were set with floral and greenery runners, watercolor table numbers and, for a little added shine, finished off with gold chivari chairs. The real wow factor was above the head table where an eighteen foot floral installation with the words "Love Never Fails" captured everyone's attention. Check out all the details from Shannon Michele Photography here.
BROOKS & COURTNEY'S MONTAGE PALMETTO BLUFF WEDDING in Bluffton, South Carolina
Designer Kelli Corn sure served up the Lowcountry glam for Brooks & Courtney's Montage Palmetto Bluff wedding and we quickly fell in love with all of the elegant details. With a preppy navy color palette, accent by soft pinks and white, the couple tied the knot in a charming ceremony in the chapel where a wooden cross stood in the background. The reception took place along the water under the shade of a sailcloth tent where stunning (and boy, do we mean stunning!) centerpieces of white and pink peonies lined the tables in class ginger jars. Check out all the Southern details from this Hilton Head wedding captured by Donna Von Bruening here.
NICOLE & BEN'S LOWNDES GROVE WEDDING in Charleston, South Carolina
When you give us garden-style, our Pinterest boards light up, and boy did they when we saw Nicole & Ben's Lowndes Grove wedding. From the ceremony beneath the umbrellas to the multicolored green draping and the tall centerpieces of greenery to the large bars with custom fabric inserts, it's no surprise the beauty designed by A Charleston Bride and captured by Gideon Photography is on our list.
KEVIN & MAGGIE'S GOVERNOR THOMAS BENNETT HOUSE WEDDING in Charleston, South Carolina
A Spring color palette, swoon-worthy blooms and personalized details quickly caught our attention in Kevin & Maggie's Charleston wedding at The Governor Thomas Bennett House designed by Charleston Wedding Planner. Maggie stunned in Monique Lhuillier gown from Maddison Row and her girls wore convertible Jenny Yoo dresses in a shade of peach - perfect for the mid-April day. The reception was a stunner, highlighted by a show-stopping floral chandelier from Branch Design Studio that hung over the dance floor. Reception tables were a mix of rounds and squares which were covered by soft linens and surrounded by white Chloe chairs. Each was beautifully topped with a low, garden-style arrangement of Spring blooms, including some of our favorites like peonies, garden roses, tulips, ranunculus and hydrangeas. As the couple was formally introduced, they were showered with a "flower-fetti" introduction before hitting the dance floor for their first dances. Find all the pretty from their Thomas Bennett House wedding by Magnolia Photography here .
HANNAH & MORRIS' OLDFIELD PLANTATION CLUB WEDDING in Okatie, South Carolina
Coastal meets woodlands was the name of the game for Hannah & Morris' Oldfield Plantation Club wedding and with the help of Beth Baldwin Weddings, it seemed to fit the couple perfectly. We love Hannah's flowing gown, the effortless color palette and the end of the evening treats! Thanks to Chloe Giancola Photography for capturing their Lowcountry evening.
HALEY & ERIC'S MAGNOLIA PLANTATION WEDDING in Charleston, South Carolina
Besides the fact that Haley & Eric are just the cutest, we were totally enamored with this soft grey, lavender and marsala color palette. The unique combination was an eye-catching departure from your typical Fall color schemes and was quite the hit on our Pinterest feed. We particularly love the guys dressed in grey with lavender bow ties and suspenders and the gals in long, flowing purple dresses - the perfect pairing if you ask us! Check out all the dreamy details from Charleston Wedding Planner and Alex Thorton Photography here.
PALMER & SUTTON'S SHIPS OF THE SEA MUSEUM WEDDING in Savannah, Georgia
Palmer's stunning ML Monique Lhuillier gown set the tone for her Savannah wedding at The Ships Of The Sea Maritime Museum. They tapped seasoned wedding planner, Anne Bone Events, to create a magical Fall affair with blush and white blooms, soft draping and an outdoor ceremony for the books. To find all the fancy from Donna Von Bruening click here.
TRAVIS & DEBRA'S CREEK CLUB AT I'ON WEDDING in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
If you want some color, Thomas & Debra's Creek Club wedding is serving it up! These took took a preppy navy color palette and amped it up with splashes of purple and vibrant pink for a charming September celebration on the water. Catch a glimpse of the beautiful blooms from Branch Design Studio and the lively dance party captured by DANA CUBBAGE WEDDINGS - here.
CAROLINE & WILDER'S ELEGANT BACKYARD WEDDING in Pawleys Island, South Carolina
KATIE & HAMP'S WILLIAM AIKEN HOUSE WEDDING in Charleston, South Carolina
With the help of Hannah from Lizz Luckhart Designs, Auburn grads, Kate + Hamp tied the knot at Charleston's William Aiken House on September 5, 2015. We love Kate's soft blue and white color palette that Branch Design Studio enhanced with bold pops orange amaryllis in the centerpieces and bouquets. Find all the details snapped by Riverland Studios here.
HEATHER & ADAM'S RICHFIELD PLANTATION WEDDING in Yemassee, South Carolina
Heather & Adam's was the epitome of the quaint plantation weddings we all dream of - or at least, we do! We love the soft blush tones, organic bouquets and Heather's romantic gown which paired perfectly with the charm of Richfield Plantation. The couple added hints of their personality with a custom bourbon bar and boiled peanut favors. Find all the pretty from Devon Donnahoo Photography here.
KEVIN & MELISSA RIVER COURSE WEDDING in Kiawah Island, South Carolina
The soft grey and peach color palette of Kevin & Melissa's wedding initially caught our fancy but it was the polished design from the team at Engaging Events that totally won us over. With the lush blooms, elegant tablescapes and sweet three-tiered cake, this beauty from Richard Ellis was destined for a spot on our list.
JOSIE & DOUG'S CALEDONIA GOLF & FISH CLUB WEDDING in Pawleys Island, South Carolina
MICHELLE & MICHAEL'S GIBBES MUSEUM WEDDING in Charleston, SC.
There's something so special about a Winter celebration and we were quickly smitten with Michelle & Michael's Charleston wedding at The Gibbes Museum. From the deep plums and wintry whites to the chic lighting and fabulous tent, this pretty from The Burlap Elephant and Andrew Cebulka was one f our favorites.
ELEANOR & PATRICK'S OLD WIDE AWAKE PLANTATION WEDDING in Hollywood, South Carolina
Y'all it's pinwheels and pastels, does it get much more adorable than that? We love when couples incorporate unique details into their wedding day decor and these whimsical accents which were perfectly placed throughout Eleanor & Patrick's Old Wide Awake Plantation affair. Paired with a soft color palette and we were hooked. Thanks Catherine Ann Photography.