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How To: Pick Your Petals

PPHG is fortunate to work with so many talented floral designers who specialize in truly one-of-a-kind creations across our Charleston wedding venues. We recently sat down with Janice Clayton of Pretty Petals of Charleston who was happy to share a few expert tips when it comes to choosing the perfect petals for your big day. Have […]

Make your Wedding Day Getaway Grand

As the grand finale of your big day, your exit as Mr. and Mrs. should be just as unique and special as every other aspect of the celebration! After all, this is one last photo op hurrah – and the iconic moment where your journey together officially begins. There’s no better time to go out […]

Cut to the cake! Four Trends to Try

What big day tradition could be sweeter than your wedding cake? A symbol of good luck for the couple and all guests, we’ll admit we are hopeless romantics when it comes to this delicious centerpiece – which is why confection selection should be just as important (not to mention fun!) as any part of your […]

Tying the knot? Give a coordinator the loose ends!

Somewhere between the “I will” and the “I do,” it’s easy to find yourself suddenly adrift in a sea of timelines, contracts, checklists and decisions to be made. That’s because planning a wedding really does  take a lot of time and energy, with a level of detail that often takes couples by surprise! As you […]

Aisle Style: Mother of the Bride

On your big day, there’s no question of where your guests’ eyes will gravitate. And while the focus on you and your ‘maids is well deserved, we’d also make a case for two additions whose overflowing joy makes this beautiful picture complete. We’re talking about the mothers of the bride and groom. For you brides […]

Keeping Your Summer Wedding Cool

Summertime can get a little warm here in the South, but that’s no reason to write off an outdoor occasion in August or September. All it takes is a little creativity and thoughtful planning to help guests beat the heat – and our PPHG experts are happy to help. Here are four steps to keeping […]

Big Day Fun for Little Guests

Unless your Charleston wedding is for grown-ups only, chances are your guest crowd will include a few kiddos who know how to liven up a celebration with their bright smiles and too-cute ensembles. The trick, of course, is keeping them happy (and the fingers out of the wedding cake). Here to help are our Patrick […]

Before & After Occasions

Hosting your wedding in the world’s top travel destination has its perks – especially for the out-of-town guests who are all too eager to book flights and fill up the fuel tanks for an extended weekend getaway. With so many friends and family in town, why not make the most of your time together with […]

Whether Rain, You’ll Shine

Summertime in the South brings plenty of warm, sunny days and the occasional chance of an afternoon shower – or an all-out downpour. And while that fickle weather forecast could keep a bride up at night, we’re here to prove there’s no cause for alarm. Through threat of rain, thunder and yes, even tornado or […]

Trend Watch: Great Gatsby Glamour

Is it any wonder we swoon for the new Great Gatsby Glam? F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary classic whispers romance, champagne and stars into every detail of this top wedding trend for 2013 – from swishing silk gowns and glittering jewels to rich linens, heirloom cocktails and decadent nods to a bygone era. Patrick Properties Hospitality […]