Sarah Jean and Ryan were wed at sunset on a crisp December evening at Old Wide Awake Park. While the bride’s family only lived a few miles from this beautiful venue in Hollywood, SC, the girls got ready together in the charming plantation home with on-site hair and makeup provided by Canary Rock Salon.
Sarah Jean’s style could best be described as southern and classic. She showed this style throughout her details which included brackish bow ties, quail feathers, a cigar bar, and even burying the bourbon. Burying the bourbon is a southern superstition where the bride and groom-to-be bury a full bottle of bourbon, upside down, at their ceremony site exactly one month before their wedding date. If the tradition is done correctly, it is supposed to ward off rain on the day of the wedding. When they dig up the bottle, post-ceremony, the couple shares the bourbon with their wedding party and guests.
Make sure you don’t overlook the 10-foot cross grounding Sarah Jean and Ryan’s ceremony! It was built by the bride’s father and adorned with greenery and winter blooms from Fresh by Frampton’s.
The reception took place under a tent on the courtyard at Old Wide Awake Plantation where a station-style dinner was served. Guests enjoyed live music from The Business all night long. Everyone danced well into the evening and before anyone knew it, it was time for a magical sparkler exit to send the newlyweds back to their hotel. We wish Sarah Jean and Ryan a lifetime of happiness and joy!
Planning: Peper Events
Venue: Old Wide Awake Plantation
Cake: Cakes by Kasarda
Catering: Caterer of Charleston
Ceremony Music: Entertainment Charleston
Entertainment: East Coast Entertainment- The Business
Rentals: Snyder Events
Bar Service: Spike by Snyder
Photography: Emily Meeks Photography
Videography: Framed and Shot
Florals: Fresh by Frampton’s
Hair & Makeup: Canary Rock Salon
Transportation: Lowcountry Valet
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