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                      THE


         bride     GUIDE




Here comes the bride and with her –
lots of things on the to do list! Whether you
are a bride, a mother of the bride or a supportive
friend, The Bride Guide lists only vendors
who have been recommended by busy,
Lowcountry women.
Exclusive content, including a
Wedding Workbook, is available at
EveryBusyWoman.com. Be sure to sign up
for the Busy Bride Buzz eNewsletter to
stay up to date as the big day approaches.
                                    Enjoy!
                                   Betty
                                                                                                                           accoMModations
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                                                                                                                            charleston place
                                                                                                                   205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
                                                                                                                              tel 843.722.4900
                                                                                                                         www.charlestonplace.com

                                                                                                                                 bakeries

                                                                       Personalized Wedding                                  ashley bakery
                                                                           Cake Toppers                         1662 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407
                                                                      Top off your cake with look-                            tel 843.763.4125
                                                                    alikes of you and your sweetie.                        www.ashleybakery.com
                                                                       A set of 2 wedding dolls is
                                                                    customized using a photo you                    wedding cakes by Jim smeal
                                                                     send via email complete with                          tel 843.795.6114
                                                                     facial expressions, clothes and                www.weddingcakesbyjimsmeal.com
                                                                    any detail you would like. For
                                                                      just $45 plus shipping, these                      bartendinG services
                                                                      one-of-a-kind pieces are sure
                                                                    to be cherished keepsakes and                         iceboX bar services
                                                                      would look great framed in a          Outstanding, high quality event bar services offering
                                                                      shadow box in the home you               fresh, innovative and exciting beverage ideas.
                                                                             make together.                        Professional & Friendly • Fully Insured
                                                                                                                      Standard & Tailored Bar Packages
                                                                    http://www.etsy.com/shop/samyii         Our dedicated team will ensure every element of the
                                                                                                                service we offer exceeds your expectations.
                                                                                                                              tel 843.437.6720
                                                                                                                         email: info@iceboxbar.com
                                                                                                                            www.iceboxbar.com

                                                                                                                                  beauty


                                                                                                                          carolina eye candy
                                                                                                       Specializing in Xtreme Lash™ Eyelash Extensions that enhance
                                                                                                        the natural beauty in women of all ages, eliminating the need
                                                                                                           for mascara. You will wake up in the morning looking as
                                                                                                       beautiful as you did when you went to sleep and never have to
                                                                                                       worry about running mascara. There are different lash styles to
                                                                                                       choose from, so please visit the website for more information!
                                                                                                                 Serving Summerville and surrounding areas!
                                                                                                                            tel 843.864.6996
                                                                                                                         www.lashesandmassage.com

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                                                                                                                        powder puffs to brushes
                                                                                                            Charleston’s premier beauty boutique and lash bar!
                                                                                                          Providing semi-permanent Lash Extensions, 100% Mink
                                                                                                          Lashes, Airbrush Makeup and Tanning, Donna Bella Hair
                                                                                                           Extensions, Facials, Waxing, Hairstyling, Nail Services,
                                                                                                          Makeup Lessons, Custom Scent Bar, Makeup and Gifts.
                                                                            Toss the Rice                        Offering in store and on location services.
                                                                        While the tradition is to                217 Lucas St, Suite H, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
                                                                    throw rice at the newly united                              tel 843.737.3790
                                                                    couple to symbolize prosperity                  email: jacey@powderpuffstobrushes.com
                                                                     and fertility, consider putting                   www.powderpuffstobrushes.com
                                                                     your own spin on a timeless                                See our ad page 9
                                                                      tradition by providing your
                                                                    guests with these alternatives:                  the spa at charleston place
                                                                                                              Located on the 4th Floor of Charleston Place Hotel,
                                                                            Day Wedding                             in the heart of downtown Charleston.
                                                                                - bubbles                         205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
                                                                               - bird seed                                     tel 843.937.8522
                                                                            - flower petals                               www.charlestonplace.com
                                                                                                                              See our ad page 11
                                                                          Evening Wedding
                                                                             - sparklers                                stella nova salon spa
                                                                            - glow sticks                            esthetique & Make-up studio
                                                                              - candles                Stella Nova is the bridal expert, let us prepare you for the aisle.
                                                                                                              Bridal Gifts, Bridal Suite. Outcall Hair & Make-Up.
                                                                                                                     292 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401
                                                                                                             tel (Spa) 843.723.0909, (Salon) 843.577.2500, (Store)
                                                                                                                                 843.722.9797
                                                                                                                               or 800.577.NOVA
                                                                                                                             www.stella-nova.com
                                                                                                                             See our ad back cover

                                                                                                                   sweet 185 body sugaring studio
                                                                                                                         & organic boutique
                                                                                                                The only sweet spot in Charleston providing
                                                                                                            the most accommodating, unique and upscale venue
                                                                                                                            for your bridal soiree.
                                                                                                                 Customized Bridal & Bachelorette Events •
                                                                                                       Full Menu of Sugaring and Holistic Skin and Body Therapies •
                                                                                                                     Oxygen in our Zero Gravity Chairs •
                                                                                                               Private Event Space • Complimentary Parking •
                                                                                                                     Bridal Party Gift Baskets • Catering
                                                                                                              Call and speak with our studio’s event concierge
                                                                                                                           to plan your sweet day!
                                                                                                                             NEW LOCATION:
                                                                                                              476 King Street, King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
                                                                                                                               tel 843.329.3500
                                                                                                                        www.sweetbodysugaring.com
                                                                                                                              See our ad page 13
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                          settings
              Your Table • Your Party • Your Life
          1956 Maybank Highway, The Terrace Plaza,
                  James Island, SC 29412
                     tel 843.795.5995
                    www.settingsllc.com
                                                                         Often Overlooked
               bridal showers & parties                                  Wedding To Do’s
                                                                           Tips for Vendors:
                          cru cafe                                   Make sure that your vendor’s
 Located in the of heart of historic, downtown Charleston in        cash tips are in envelopes with
     a classic 18th century Charleston single-style home,            their name on it, and that a
  Cru Café offers the perfect setting for a rehearsal dinner,        trusted-someone is going to
 bridal luncheon or bridal shower. Guests can enjoy indoor             distribute them for you.
and outdoor porch seating, gourmet comfort food, a wine list
  tailored to the varied menu and rich, satisfying desserts.            Throw Away Garter:
           18 Pinckney Street, Charleston, SC 29401                If you want to keep your garter,
                      tel 843.534.2434                             be sure to have a “throw away”
                  email: info@crucafe.com                            one to toss into the crowd of
                     www. crucafe.com                                         bachelors.
                     See our ad page 55                                      The Getaway:
                                                                   Along with where you are going
           sweet 185 body sugaring studio                           and how you are getting there,
                 & organic boutique                                  don’t forget to pack properly
           customized bridal & bachelorette events
                                                                     and have your luggage in the
       476 King Street, King Street, Charleston, SC 29403            car along with a basket of the
                        tel 843.329.3500                           food served at your wedding you
                 www.sweetbodysugaring.com                          probably didn’t get enough of.
                       See our ad page 13                          Have transportation arranged for
                                                                   your return home as well, as you
                          caterinG
                                                                           will not have a car.
                        cru catering                                         The Clean Up:
              Eclectic Modern American Cuisine                       If you’re not at a full-service
More than just a catering service, we present a team of event        site or working with vendors,
specialists and culinary experts who will assist you in creating      who is going to take out the
  the ultimate experience - from hors d’oeuvres to specialty       trash, un-decorate and clean up
 beverages and multiple course menus for 2 to 2,000 people.        after you? Make sure someone
              Voted Best Caterer 2001 – 2010 by                    is available to meet the vendors
                 Charleston City Paper readers                      who are coming to pack up the
     Voted the Best of Weddings 2010 Pick by The Knot                rentals and that the time has
          1784 Harmon Street, Charleston, SC 29405                        been pre-scheduled.
                      tel 843.534.2433
                                                                        Keeping Up With the
                email: info@crucatering.com
                                                                             Special Items:
                   www.crucatering.com
                                                                   Many brides use heirloom cake
                     See our ad page 55
                                                                    toppers, cake knives, toasting
                                                                     flutes, etc. Be sure to assign
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                                                                    a friend or family member to
                                                                   make sure those items get home
                                                                   with you and not packed up by
                                                                                a vendor.
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                                                                                                                           Granville’s catering
                                                                                                            Full-service catering for all your special event needs.
                                                                                                              Chef Trae Wilson, tel 843.224.5873 or 843.577.0486
                                                                                                               Catering Manager Jane Murphy, tel 843.330.8971
                                                                                                                     www.granvillescafeandcatering.com

                                                                                                                            lowcountry eats
                                                                                                                          Delicious Southern Cuisine
                                                                        What to Take Dress                          made with Fresh and Local Ingredients
                                                                           Shopping                        As a full service caterer, Lowcountry Eats provides you
                                                                       Shoes you’ll be wearing           with services for all types of functions including; weddings,
                                                                     day of or shoes with a similar    corporate and social occasions, offering the utmost attention to
                                                                              heel-height              detail for your event. Not only do we provide you with a service
                                                                                                       but create an experience. Let us cater your next event to enjoy
                                                                     Any item – jewelry, veil, etc -                the best of what the Lowcountry Eats!
                                                                     you know you want to wear               2872 Azalea Drive, Building 1, Charleston, SC 29405
                                                                                                                               tel 843.747.1100
                                                                      Undergarments, including                        email: info@lowcountryeats.com
                                                                      bustier for strapless gowns                        www.lowcountryeats.com

                                                                     Inspiring pictures of dresses                    savory sushi and catering
                                                                      you like and have clipped          We know that every event is unique and we work with you
                                                                          out of magazines              to create a menu for your special day that fits your individual
                                                                                                           needs. View our sample menus online for some of our
                                                                    A camera and notebook to write             specialties including Canapes, Carving Stations,
                                                                       down thoughts and specs                  Phyllo Pastry Cup Bites and of course, Sushi.
                                                                                                               1956-B Maybank Highway, Charleston, SC 29412
                                                                          Your mom, sister or                                  tel 843.762.3338
                                                                            a trusted friend                      email: hailey@savorysushiandcatering.com
                                                                                                                      www.savorysushiandcatering.com

                                                                                                                            children’s wear


                                                                                                                             southern belles
                                                                                                              Exquisite and Unique Children’s Attire & Gifts for
                                                                                                                      Weddings and Special Occasions
                                                                                                              280 W. Coleman Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
                                                                                                                      (Northcutt Plaza Specialty Shops)
                                                                                                                              tel 843.881.1741
                                                                                                                        www.southernbellesonline.com
                                                                                                                             See our ad page 31
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                                                                                                                                 lotus Flower
                                                                                                          The day you get married is not an ordinary day. Why celebrate
                                                                                                         with ordinary flowers? No pre-set package deals forcing you to
                                                                                                         fit a standard. You tell us what you want, and together we plan
                                                                                                            for your wedding flowers. Call us to set up an appointment
                                                                                                           with one of our designers and visit our online gallery to start
                                                                          Unveiling the Veil                       exploring ideas. Visit us in our new location.
                                                                               Mantilla:                             32 Laurens Street, Charleston, SC 29401
                                                                       Tulle with lace at its hem;                              tel 843.534.2837
                                                                      draped over the entire head                    email: info@lotusflowercharleston.com
                                                                                                                         www.lotusflowercharleston.com
                                                                                 Blusher:
                                                                       A short veil that covers the                      invitations & stationery
                                                                      bride’s face; usually does not
                                                                        extend past a bride’s chin                              cluucards
                                                                                                                          custom Magnetic cards
                                                                                Flyaway:
                                                                                                                      Shower Invitations • Save the Dates
                                                                             Stiff, short veil
                                                                                                                       Custom Design Services Available
                                                                                Ballerina:                                      tel 703.655.8883
                                                                    Straight, tulle veil that does not                         www.cluucards.com
                                                                         extend past the ankle                         Mention The Little Black Book to
                                                                                                                           receive a 10% discount
                                                                                Cathedral:
                                                                     Very full veil; its length can be
                                                                                                                                    Jewelry
                                                                            measured in feet
                                                                                   Elbow:                                     it Fitz Jewelry
                                                                       Full, tulle veil that extends                     by nikki Fitzgerald wood
                                                                               to the elbows                  We specialize in customized jewelry for the bride,
                                                                                                          mother of the bride/groom and the bridal party that captures
                                                                             How to pick?                    the essence of your special day, creating a timeless,
                                                                    Consider your height, your dress,         one-of-a-kind keepsake. Visit the online gallery and
                                                                     how you want to style your hair                contact Nikki for a design consultation.
                                                                    and any jewelry that you want to                             tel 843.343.3242
                                                                         wear on your big day.                            email: nikki@itfitzjewelry.com
                                                                                                                             www.itfitzjewelry.com

                                                                                                                              liGhtinG & sound


                                                                                                                      production design associates
                                                                                                             PDA is a national leader in providing lighting, audio, video,
                                                                                                         staging, sets and trained technicians for events. Our designers
                                                                                                            assist each bride and planner early in the planning process,
                                                                                                         incorporating theme and color choices and making every event
                                                                                                          unique and unforgettable. PDA is experienced in all venues in
                                                                                                         Charleston. What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment
                                                                                                           to quality and customer service. PDA has appeared in major
                                                                                                           publications, including Weddings Unveiled, Grace Ormond’s
                                                                                                                    Wedding Style and Romantic Destinations.
                                                                                                               2799 Three Lakes Road, North Charleston, SC 29418
                                                                                                                                tel 843.554.3466
                                                                                                                           email: info@pdastage.com
                                                                                                                              www.pdastage.com
                                                                                                                              See our ad page 59
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                                                                                                                              photoGraphers
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                                                                                                                         erin sage photography
                                                                                                                           Modern, Fresh, Honest, Vibrant
                                                                                                             The love of a mother and child...the excitement shared
                                                                                                        between a couple- the sweetness of those few moments after
                                                                                                        a husband and wife says I do and walks back down the aisle to
                                                                                                        begin their forever and always. Erin Sage realizes the potential
                                                                       Wedding Day Itinerary              of not just telling a story with words but taking people there
                                                                                                          with pictures. Offering fine art wedding photography along
                                                                      Visualizing each step of your      with engagement sessions, portraits, and newborn sessions.
                                                                    wedding day will help make sure                 Freeze time and capture those moments
                                                                     you’ve got everything covered.                     so that you can always remember.
                                                                      Close your eyes and picture                               tel 803.465.1602
                                                                                yourself:                            email: info@erinsagephotography.com
                                                                               Waking Up:                               www.erinsagephotography.com
                                                                         - where have you slept                                See our ad page 57
                                                                             the night before?
                                                                     - what are you going to wear?                    taylor stewart photography
                                                                       - do you have your written          Taylor Stewart offers candid, documentary-style wedding
                                                                                  itinerary?                        photography and innovative portraiture.
                                                                    - who is with you and what are       3226 E-5 Maybank Highway, Suite E-5, Johns Island, SC 29455
                                                                          they doing with/for you?                           tel 843.557.1468
                                                                     - are you taking deep breaths,                  www.taylorstewartphotography.com
                                                                            trying to relax, being
                                                                                                                             weddinG apparel
                                                                                 pampered?
                                                                    Getting Where You Need to Be:                          belle couture bridal
                                                                    - are appointments confirmed?       We take pride in offering every bride personal attention and a
                                                                      - how are you getting there?      relaxing experience. Come see why we are the “must shop”
                                                                     - do you have enough time in        destination for bridal gowns in Charleston, SC…it’s not just
                                                                        between each appointment/                about the gown, it’s the whole experience!
                                                                                 activity?                          100 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401
                                                                                                                                tel 843.881.3449
                                                                             Settting the Stage:
                                                                                                                     email: sarah@bellecouturebridal.com
                                                                         - who has your vendor’s
                                                                                                                         www.BelleCoutureBridal.com
                                                                       numbers and are making sure
                                                                          they are on top of things?
                                                                                                                              Fabulous Frocks
                                                                    - is someone checking in on the
                                                                                                        A luxe bridal consignment boutique for those savvy Charleston
                                                                                 preparations?
                                                                                                          brides and debutantes! Need to find a new home for your
                                                                        - is someone checking on
                                                                                                          beloved gown or on a tight budget with no time to order a
                                                                    friends/family to make sure they
                                                                                                                          gown...we are here to help!
                                                                         are where they need to be?
                                                                                                                   47 ½ Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
                                                                               Getting Ready:                                   tel 843.754.1855
                                                                     - at the site or somewhere else?            email: FabulousFrocksofCharleston@gmail.com
                                                                         - do you have everything?                   www.FabulousFrocksofCharleston.com
                                                                    - if you forget something, who is
                                                                           going to be your runner?                           Maddison row
                                                                      - who is telling you when it’s                              Bridal Chic
                                                                                 “go time”?                         171 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
                                                                                                                                tel 843.720.7979
                                                                         The Time Has Come:                             email: info@maddisonrow.com
                                                                    - only one question counts now                         www.maddisonrow.com
                                                                         and the answer is “I Do”!
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                                                                                                                        charleston harbor tours
                                                                                                                             carolina belle
                                                                                                            Make your wedding a truly special occasion aboard the
                                                                                                            Carolina Belle – one of Charleston’s most unique event
                                                                                                            locations. Whether you’re planning a rehearsal dinner,
                                                                                                            wedding ceremony or wedding reception, delight your
                                                                        Before the Ceremony                   guests with exceptional service, delicious food and
                                                                          Photographer’s                  the ever-changing views of Charleston’s picturesque harbor
                                                                            Shoot Sheet                               as you cruise on the Carolina Belle.
                                                                                                                   10 Wharfside Street, Charleston, SC 29401
                                                                     ❍ Bride having her hair styled                   tel 843.722.1112 or 843.568.TOUR
                                                                        and make up applied                         email: sales@charlestonharbortours.com
                                                                                                                        www.charlestonharbortours.com
                                                                       ❍ Bridesmaids helping the
                                                                           bride get dressed                                   drayton hall
                                                                                                                  A timeless setting on the Ashley River for
                                                                     ❍ Bride’s mom helping with a                         unforgettable weddings.
                                                                     detail like adjusting the veil or           3380 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414
                                                                             zipping the dress                                 tel 843.769.2600
                                                                                                                             www.draytonhall.org
                                                                       ❍ Close ups of the Bride’s
                                                                               bouquet                                  lowcountry park venues
                                                                                                           Launch a lifetime of memories at one of our picturesque
                                                                    ❍ Still shots of the Bride’s gown,    event venues, among the Charleston area’s most popular
                                                                     shoes, something borrowed…          wedding locales. From historic charm to sweeping views, the
                                                                                                          Lowcountry Park Venues are storybook southern settings.
                                                                        ❍ Bride with attendants                              cooper river room
                                                                                                                   Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
                                                                      ❍ Bride with the flower girl                           Stunning panorama.
                                                                                                                                Founders hall
                                                                        ❍ Bride with her parents                  Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
                                                                              and siblings                                    Airy sustainability.
                                                                                                                            legare waring house
                                                                      ❍ Groom getting ready with                  Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
                                                                       his father and groomsmen                                Traditional grace.
                                                                                                                             tel 843.852.2965
                                                                       ❍ Groom with his parents                        www.LowcountryParkVenues.com
                                                                            and siblings
                                                                                                                             lowndes Grove
                                                                      ❍ Groom with the best man               Nestled on 14 stunning acres on the Ashley River,
                                                                                                              Lowndes Grove is an unrivaled Lowcountry setting
                                                                     ❍ Groom with the ring bearer                        for truly unique weddings.
                                                                                                                 266 St. Margaret Street, Charleston, SC 29403
                                                                       ❍ Groomsmen putting on                                   tel 843.853.1810
                                                                                                                        email: info@patpropevents.com
                                                                         boutonnieres or ties
                                                                                                                           www.lowndesgrove.com

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                                                                                                                               tides Folly beach
                                                                                                           Thinking of a casual ceremony on the beach or an elegant,
                                                                                                         black-tie gathering? With the beach right outside our doors and
                                                                                                           over 4,000 square feet of flexible event space we have the
                                                                                                         ideal location. Our professional staff will guide you effortlessly
                                                                                                         through the process of planning your special day. Located nine
                                                                           Bridal Checklist               short miles from historic downtown Charleston, Folly Beach
                                                                                                           offers spectacular sunrises and seaside ambiance. To learn
                                                                       12 MONTHS BEFORE
                                                                                                         more about planning a wedding at the beach, send us an email,
                                                                        ❍ Wedding Consultant
                                                                                                           give us a call or schedule a tour to see the hotel in person.
                                                                           ❍ Set a budget                            One Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
                                                                     ❍ Select a theme, colors, etc.                              tel 843.588.6464
                                                                    ❍ Ceremony date, time and site                   email: Kelly Killeen, Catering Manager -
                                                                             ❍ Officiant                                  kkilleen@tidesfollybeach.com
                                                                     ❍ Reserve the reception site                            www.tidesfollybeach.com
                                                                            ❍ Attendants
                                                                              ❍ Caterer                                           willow cove
                                                                    ❍ Photographer/Videographer                  Nestled in the Francis Marion Forest, featuring a
                                                                               ❍ Florist                   large main lawn, beautiful flowers and foliage, 2 ponds and
                                                                       ❍ Music - ceremony and                    a century old live oak as a glorious centerpiece.
                                                                               reception                           4620 Causey Pond Road, Awendaw, SC 29429
                                                                    ❍ Wedding dress, headpiece and                              tel 843.568.4183
                                                                              accessories                                 www.willowcoveevents.com
                                                                     ❍ Begin compiling guest list
                                                                                                                             weddinG planners
                                                                      ❍ Be sure to sign contracts!
                                                                                                                              distinctive events
                                                                       9 MONTHS BEFORE
                                                                                                                  wedding coordination, design and consulting
                                                                       ❍ Premarital counseling
                                                                                                                     115 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401
                                                                     ❍ Register for china, gifts, etc.
                                                                                                                                  tel 843.723.1355
                                                                       ❍ Plan the honeymoon!
                                                                                                                       email: shasha@distinctive-events.com
                                                                        ❍ Save the date cards
                                                                                                                           www.distinctive-events.com
                                                                       6 MONTHS BEFORE
                                                                                                                              weddinG rentals
                                                                    ❍ Order bridesmaid’s dresses
                                                                        and flower girl’s dress
                                                                                                                                all occasions
                                                                    ❍ Current visas and passports?
                                                                                                               the party & event division of aaa rentals
                                                                     ❍ Discuss rehearsal dinner
                                                                                                                3555 Meeting Street Road, North Charleston, 29405
                                                                             with groom
                                                                                                                       tel 843.554.6334, fax 843.744.3701
                                                                                                                            email: partyinsc@aol.com
                                                                       4 MONTHS BEFORE
                                                                                                                            www.alloccasionsparty.com
                                                                     ❍ Invitations, programs and
                                                                              stationery                                         CONTINUED...
                                                                    ❍ Order formal wear for groom
                                                                           and attendants
                                                                     ❍ Mother’s dresses ordered
                                                                     ❍ Gift bags for out of town
                                                                                guests
                                                                      ❍ Book hair and makeup
                                                                     ❍ Wedding & groom’s cake

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                                                                                                                           distinctive events
                                                                                                                   Creating your distinctive vision through
                                                                                                                           infinitely creative design.
                                                                                                        Our designers find the best possible resources, pulling from
                                                                                                        our extensive inventory of state-of-the-art design materials,
                                                                                                         as well as utilizing local vendors that we trust. Floral and
                                                                          Bridal Checklist                foliage designers, lighting, draping and event specialists
                                                                           Continued...                work together with our planning and logistics team to perfectly
                                                                       2 MONTHS BEFORE                         plan and produce your dream wedding design.
                                                                           ❍ Final fitting               We listen, hear your ideas, share in your dreams, and help
                                                                    ❍ Finalize ceremony details:            you create the day you will remember for a lifetime!
                                                                    procession, seating chart, etc.                 115 Calhoun Street, Downtown, 29401
                                                                    ❍ Prepare to send out invites                               tel 843.723.1355
                                                                       ❍ Gifts for bridal party                      email: shasha@distinctive-events.com
                                                                    ❍ Shoes, stockings, garter and                       www.distinctive-events.com
                                                                                 purse                                         See our ad page 63
                                                                            ❍ Cake knife
                                                                    ❍ Champagne glasses for toast                             event drs
                                                                     ❍ Guest registration book                          dining rental solutions
                                                                          ❍ Wedding rings                  Offering premium rental items for your special event.
                                                                    ❍ Plan bridesmaid’s luncheon          The quality of our rental items sets us apart, and we are
                                                                               or party                 committed to providing the best customer service possible,
                                                                    ❍ Select who will be in charge             ensuring that you are able to enjoy your day.
                                                                        of what: handing out              German Crystal • Stainless Steel Flatware • Fine China
                                                                              programs, etc.                 Farm Tables • Lanterns • More Unique Products
                                                                     ❍ Plan your getaway - car,                                tel 843.209.2267
                                                                             carriage, etc.                          email: info@eventdrscharleston.com
                                                                                                                        www.eventdrscharleston.com
                                                                      6 - 8 WEEKS BEFORE
                                                                         ❍ Mail invitations                       snyder event rentals & staffing
                                                                      ❍ Send announcement to                    3875 Meeting Street, North Charleston, 29405
                                                                             newspaper                               tel 843.766.3366 or 800.932.5381
                                                                                                                        www.snydereventrentals.com
                                                                        2 WEEKS BEFORE
                                                                         ❍ Marriage license                           weddinG transportation
                                                                    ❍ Put all necessities in one bag
                                                                                                                              shuttle hogs
                                                                         1 WEEK BEFORE                  A 12-passenger van providing reliable transportation service
                                                                     ❍ Check in with all service        throughout the Charleston area for all of your special event
                                                                              providers                         needs. Please call for special event pricing.
                                                                    ❍ Inform attendants and family                            tel 843.424.1323
                                                                        where to be and when                           email: shuttlehogs@gmail.com
                                                                                                                       www.facebook.com/shuttlehogs
                                                                       1 - 2 DAYS BEFORE                                     See our ad page 48
                                                                       ❍ Pack Emergency Kit
                                                                      ❍ Make sure to have your
                                                                          marriage license
                                                                           ❍ Final details
                                                                       ❍ Get plenty of sleep!
                                                                            ❍ Have fun!
                                                                                      THE BRIDE GUIDE : 65
    guide for every busy bride: EMERGENCY KIT CHECKLIST
Be prepared for anything on your big day. Pack a bag with these essentials and have
one of your bridesmaids be in charge of keeping you ceremony and picture perfect!
	   ❍   Scissors
	   ❍   Needle and thread
	   ❍   Visine - to take red out of eyes or blemishes
	   ❍   Preparation H - for undereye bags
	   ❍   Makeup and lipstick
	   ❍   Aspirin/pain reliever
	   ❍   Lotion/moisturizer
	   ❍   Band-Aids
	   ❍   Kleenex or handkerchief
	   ❍   Mirror
	   ❍   Bobby pins or other hair accessories

								
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