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Author: Christina Baxter

Floral wedding design is much more than a bouquet and centerpiece. Rather, it is a carefully curated art form, expressing the bride and groom’s personalities and values arranged into a beautiful floral displays. As the bride walks down the aisle and into a new life, a bouquet full of hidden meanings and sweet sentiments speaks for itself. At Christina Baxter Weddings & Events, we meticulously craft each flowery detail—especially the bride’s bouquet. FUN FACT: Did you know that old-fashioned, traditional wedding etiquette calls for one extra detail of the couple’s love story? The groom was to buy his bride’s bouquet, demonstrating...

A Garden wedding at Middleton Plantation, Charleston, SC Some of the prettiest gardens for a wedding ceremony can be found at Middleton Plantation, and this past July, I had the pleasure of planning and designing a truly special wedding for Catherine and Jared. Most people don't think of July as an ideal time for weddings here in Charleston, but Catherine is a school teacher, and wanted to take advantage of her summer vacation, to celebrate her marriage with family and friends. So, we sought out shade under a magnificent oak tree for the ceremony, and offered guests parasols, refreshing beverages, sweetgrass fans, and...

Guidelines on addressing your wedding invitations. Writing your guest list for your wedding can be a lot of fun. However, creating the mailing list for your invitations can prove to be a time consuming task. So, it is never to early to get started. The first thing your will want to decide is whether or not you are going to be using double envelopes (outer and inner envelope). These days, there seems to be a trend toward not using the double envelopes, except in the case of a formal, black tie wedding. So, we will start with the guidelines of addressing your...