Category: Planning Tips

Tips & advice from the PPHG event pros

How to Personalize Your Wedding: Bon Appetit!

Often the most valuable piece to any great celebration, cuisine is a welcome interlude between ceremony and reception. Peppered in during hours of dancing the night away, food serves as a gift to your guests – a token of your appreciation that they’ve traveled to celebrate with you. The hors d’oeuvres, desserts, snacks, and dinner […]

How to Personalize Your Wedding: The Favor of Your Company

Arguably one of the easier ways to personalize your wedding weekend, favors are the couple’s chance to kick it up a notch with their creativity. Whether you choose miniature bottles of limoncello, custom koozies with a hand-drawn sketch of your pup, or bags full of your favorite snacks to welcome your guests to Charleston for […]

How to Personalize Your Wedding: Blossom, Branch, and Beauty

Deeply rooted in history (going as far back as 800 B.C.E.), bound by timeless tradition, and inspired by ever-changing fashion trends, flowers are an important piece to the wedding day puzzle. Brides in ancient Egypt carried bundles of wheat to encourage fertility. In ancient Greece, garlands and crowns of olive branches, orange blossoms, and herbs […]

How to Personalize Your Wedding: Signature Sips, Shaken or Stirred

Let’s be honest: a well-dressed bar is the best guest at any event. From bubbles or crisp white wine to bourbon on the rocks, the bar is where the party begins. It’s the first thing guests locate after the ceremony and before hors d’oeuvres are passed. It’s the place for conversation, for mingling over mixed […]

How to Personalize Your Wedding: All Things Pressed and Pretty

If you’re currently in the midst of planning your special day, the first thing you send out is the save the date. Usually a simple and straightforward piece, it serves to notify your guests of the wedding date and time so they can start making the necessary arrangements to attend. It also alerts them to […]

How to Personalize Your Wedding: Sugar, Spice + a Dash of Personal Touch

With all the inspiration out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when planning your wedding day. Colors, patterns, textures, layouts, menus, cake flavors… the list goes on and on. The more inspiration we take in, and the larger our Pinterest board grows, the more the original idea for our celebration can start to blur around […]

Local Charleston Wedding Services You Didn’t Know Existed

They say it takes a village, and that certainly holds true when planning a wedding. This month, we’re highlighting several local companies that successfully personalize, and help execute, those important details of your big day. One vendor that is sure to brighten up your event is AlphaLit! Erica + Carlos tied the knot last July […]

A View From the Groom

So frequently we learn the details of a couple’s big day from the perspective of the bride. But this month, PPHG’s giving you a closer View from the Groom! From personalized groomsmen gifts to grand arrivals, we absolutely love seeing the creativity from our PPHG grooms. Eric and his groomsmen (above, The Happy Bloom Photography) […]

Weekday Weddings with PPHG!

Weekday weddings are the newlywed norm! This month, we’re taking a closer look at PPHG’s favorite weekday weddings of 2021. Most recently, Karissa + John tied the knot and celebrated with their loved ones on a fall Thursday night at Parcel 32! The fashionable couple hosted an intimate dinner reception before dancing the night away on […]

Erika + Carlos’s July Wedding Weekend with PPHG

Your wedding weekend is about so much more than just the wedding day. You have bridal luncheons and rehearsal dinners/welcome parties… after parties and farewell brunches. And with five gorgeous downtown Charleston venues to choose from, why not host your entire wedding weekend with Patrick Properties Hospitality Group?! Recently, we kicked off a new blog […]