Category: Wedding Inspiration & Trends

All things specific to weddings, with aspirational images from multiple occasions

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 […]

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 […]

Inspiration: Winter Whimsy

Holidays in Charleston are magical. Twinkling lights in Marion Square, bustling shops along  the historic Market and charming cobblestone streets reminiscent of a Dickens Christmas tale make the Holy City an impossibly romantic backdrop for visitors throughout the season. With mild temperatures and a full calendar of events, we can think of no better inspiration […]

Bright Ideas

In Charleston, we are so fortunate to work with such a talented group of industry vendors and coordinators. The best part of our job is getting to see each bride’s unique vision for our venues come to life. With no two weddings being the same, lighting is often a defining factor across our four historic […]

Falling for Seasonal Hues

Autumn has arrived here at Patrick Properties, and across our historic Charleston wedding venues we are falling for the colors of a new season. When it comes to an outdoor occasion, our brides are inspired by mother nature with hues straight from colorful fall leaves and honey colored bails to ripe red apples and pomegranates. […]

Trend Watch: Belle of the Ball Gown

We’re swooning for this season’s return of ball gown silhouettes across Patrick Properties’ historic Charleston wedding venues. Cinderella had it right: timeless and impossibly elegant, there’s no better way to add a touch of drama than a fitted bodice and sweeping full skirt. After all, what bride doesn’t want a bit of fairytale romance on […]

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 […]