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Summer’s A Peach

Did you know August is national peach month? What better inspiration for this week’s spotlight than one of summertime’s greatest gifts? From peachy petals and décor to Southern wedding favors like local preserves, the plans for your wedding in Charleston are ripe with ideas thanks to this sweet little stone fruit. Take a peek at […]

Raise the Bar

August 08, 2014
Raise the Bar

Want to know one of our favorite, most exciting things about your wedding in Charleston? It’s the reunion of a lifetime! Think about it: the people who mean the most to you are coming together – from across town, across state borders and even across oceans – to celebrate the moment you say “I do” […]

Dreamy Daytime Occasions

There is nothing like summer weather to brighten up the best moments of a bride’s big day. What better way to celebrate with family and friends than with a daytime soiree on the serene grounds of the River House at Lowndes Grove Plantation? Planning an intimate vow renewal or Charleston wedding ceremony and reception? The […]

A Cake for Every Occasion

With wedding season in full swing here in Charleston, pastry chef Jessica Grossman is serving up her usual brilliance – adding an irresistible batch of new cake flavors and fillings to Patrick Properties’ specialty wedding cake repertoire. From Southern staples like Hummingbird cake with coconut cream filling to decadent  espresso buttercream layered between dark chocolate […]

Into the Sunset

Call us hopeless romantics, but is there anything that can cast a love spell like a Charleston sunset over the waterfront? We think not. At historic Lowndes Grove Plantation, swaying sea grass and majestic oak trees frame a deep-water dock that proves riding off into the sunset isn’t just for fairytales. Some of our favorite […]

Winner’s Circle: Derby Day Inspiration

In the South, the Kentucky Derby is so much more than just a horse race. It’s old-time charm and genteel tradition, seersucker suits and sundresses, mint juleps and warm Southern drawls… and the best excuse for a springtime celebration if ever we did declare! Our historic Charleston event venues offer a perfect setting for Derby-inspired […]

Down the Emerald Aisle

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we’re bringing a little luck of the Irish to your big day with inspiration from our historic Charleston wedding venues. Whether mint or sage, Kelly green or emerald, this is one versatile hue and a perfect accent from floral to the wee details!    Photography thanks to Riverland […]

Haley + Dylan’s Designer Day

Stop the presses – we’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this Southern Weddings Magazine feature of a very special PPHG alum’s big day, because as you’ll see, when it comes to one-of-a-kind details and personal touches, this celebration at Lowndes Grove Plantation quite literally takes the cake. Haley and Dylan wanted every aspect of their […]

All Things Engagement Rings

Sparkle, Shine and Auld Lang Syne! We love the joy and excitement a New Year brings, especially from the ladies touting one brand-new and major piece of jewelry unwrapped over the holidays. We’re looking at you, Ms. Bride-to-Be! And more so, that gorgeous sparkler on your ring finger. Newly engaged? Hooray! Now we want to […]

Wedding Party Gifts Yule Love

‘Tis the season of giving, and when it comes to unique gifts for your wedding party, look no further – the Patrick Properties elves have rounded up the perfect wish list inspired by our favorite weddings in Charleston (plus a few local finds). After all, where else does the spirit of hospitality shine brighter than […]