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Category: Wedding Inspiration & Trends

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating Spring At The River House

Springtime has officially arrived in Charleston – and are we ever ready! This season might just be our very favorite, with sun-drenched afternoons and fragrant blossoms every which way we turn. Surrounded by Spring’s natural beauty, we ask: Could there be anything more blissful than a sweet, daytime celebration? Among our historic Charleston wedding venues, […]

Giving Thanks

With Thanksgiving just days away, we can’t think of a more perfect occasion to talk gratitude– because when it comes to your big day, there’s just so much to be thankful for! Topping that list are the family + friends who cross towns, state lines and sometimes even continents to celebrate by your side. Your Charleston wedding […]

Contingency Planning 101

In the wake of recent events, we want to take a minute to help guide you through a few key things to consider when planning your Charleston wedding. From flower arrangements to seating charts, the list of details to coordinate is long enough without additional thought to all of the “What If” scenarios. However, if […]

Couture Confections

Love is sweet. Especially in pillowy layers of whipped buttercream. No one knows this better than our pastry chef Susie Ieronomo. Susie creates delicious wedding cakes, pastries and sweet treats for all four of PPHG’s historic wedding venues in Charleston – and believe us, there’s a lot of love in the mix. For Susie, the […]

Autumn Accents

Somewhere in the trove of our family albums, there’s a faded polaroid of a blonde-haired toddler disguised as hay and silly with euphoria as she bobs along rows of brilliant, rippled orbs the size of beach balls. Handwritten below is the simple caption: “First Pumpkin Patch.” Years later, the arrival of Autumn still brings with […]

September’s A Gem

Autumn has officially arrived, and with just days left in September, we’re pulling out a last-ditch hurrah to send this month off in a nod to one gem of a wedding hue. We’ve been sweet on sapphire long before its appearance on Kate Middleton’s left hand – and not just because the royal blue birthstone […]