Category: Planning Tips

Tips & advice from the PPHG event pros

Just the Few of Us

Planning a gathering of your closest family and friends to celebrate your “I Do” in historic Charleston? No matter the size of your celebration, it’s your big day – and the PPHG event team happens to believe that these are some of the grandest moments of all! Enter the River House at Lowndes Grove Plantation.  […]

9 Ways to Stand Out from the Wedding Crowd

Autumn wedding season has arrived in Charleston and we can’t wait to see what surprises are in store for us in the coming months. If there is one thing our brides do well, it’s adding a splash of fun to their big day. Need a little inspiration on unique ways to stand out from the […]

Come to the Table

The invitations are out. The menu is set. You and your soon-to-be Mr. are well on your way to hosting the first of many flawlessly coordinated dinner parties to come – and one of the most memorable at that. Time to gather your loved ones around the table to celebrate your Charleston wedding – but […]

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 […]

Something Old, Something New: Making Traditions Uniquely Yours

It’s been said that holidays, like weddings, have a special way of bringing people together… and more often then not, a crowd as varied as your Thanksgiving Day table spread. And you know what? That blend of cultures, family backgrounds and even accents is what makes your wedding that much better. Precious family traditions and […]

Choose a Seat

October 25, 2013
Choose a Seat

A marriage is much more than the unity of two people. It marks the unity of two families, two groups of friends and all of the people who share the new couple’s joy. By nature, weddings are reunions and it can sometimes be tough to navigate the seating of all of your loved ones. If […]

Rethink the Holidays

Fall is here, and that festive season will be here before you know it. We love any occasion to celebrate here at Patrick Properties, especially when it comes to holiday gatherings. Why? Because there is nothing better than putting a new spin on traditional get-togethers in a fabulous backdrop like historic Downtown Charleston. Forget ho-hum […]

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 […]