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White Winter wonderland wedding in Raleigh NC

Dec 12, 2018

Madison and Tim both graduated from N.C. State University, so it was natural to have their first look at the bell tower, right before being married. At the reception, wolf mascots danced with the couple and their guests, and an N.C. State ice sculpture was a show-stopping surprise even to Tim and Madison.

“We were inspired by romance, classic colors, the holidays and all the beauty of the winter season,” Madison adds. “We wanted it to feel terrifically glamorous.” Seasonal greenery, Christmas trees, and personalized ornaments, and Madison’s “perfect” fur jacket found at an estate sale all were favorite details. And the couple’s beloved pug and black lab served as greeters. One of Madison’s favorite memories was delivering handmade welcome bags with snacks, ornaments, Nest candles and water bottles with her maids of honor.

For couples planning their weddings, Madison says it’s important to have fun and take a breath, but also “Lean on your bridal party, ask for help and be confident in what you want as a couple. Most importantly, don’t compare your day to anyone else’s.”


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Photographer: Sunshower Photography
Videography: Wrinkled Blanket Media
Reception Venue: The Pavilions at the Angus Barn
Ceremony Venue: St. Mary’s Chapel
Weekend-of Coordinator: Claire Fedei Events
Stationery and Cocktail Napkins: Surcie
Creative Print Design: Meredith West
Stationery: Reaves Engraving
Florals and Tablescapes: Artfully Arranged
Bridal Makeup: Julie Robbins
Bridal Party Makeup: Kallie Blount
Hair: Blown Away
Koozies: Planet Logo
Wedding Registry: Quintessentials
Rehearsal Dinner Venue: Humble Pie
Band: Mr. Potato Head
Calligraphy: Rachael Bush
Watercolor art: Betsy Rascoe
Wedding and Groom’s Cakes: 3D Sweets


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