Category: Real Weddings

Feature dedicated to one couple’s big day

Micro Weddings = Macro Love

WHAT IS A MICRO WEDDING? A micro wedding is an intimate affair, typically with no more than 50 guests. They still feature time-honored traditions that make a wedding but on a much smaller scale. Think of a micro wedding as a cross between an elopement and a big, traditional wedding—and it might just be the […]

Wedding Cake Wednesday – Give Me Some Sugar (Flowers)

PPHG Pastry Chef Jessica Grossman takes us behind the scenes of some of her favorite designs! ⁠ “This cake was for an A Charleston Bride client and was inspired by a previous ACB cake that had a mixture of fresh and sugar flowers. This always presents a challenge, because even though the bride, and subsequently […]

Wedding Cake Wednesday – PPHG Family Edition

PPHG Pastry Chef Jessica Grossman takes us behind the scenes of some of her favorite designs! ⁠ “This cake was extra special because it was for our PPHG fam, Sales Manager Erin and Chef Dan! This was another all-fondant inspo photo, but we felt pretty confident we could combine all the inspo elements into a […]

HOW TO GET THROUGH YOUR WEDDING BEING POSTPONED: FROM HURRICANES TO COVID-19

Former PPHG bride, Hannah Marie Welton, shares her experience with having to postpone her wedding and hopes to give encouragement to any couple struggling with this time of uncertainty.  We were supposed to be married on September 7th, 2019 at a lovely lake house owned by the state of South Carolina (The Lake House at […]

Virtual Tours, Real Weddings, Recipes, and More – Subscribe to our PPHG YouTube Channel!

  During this unprecedented time of social distancing, we still want you to be able to view the beauty of our historic venues! Subscribe to our PPHG YouTube channel to view virtual tours, real weddings, tasty recipes, and more.

PPHG Real Weddings: Happy One Year Anniversary, Rebecca + Charles!

VENUE, CATERING, BAR + CAKE: Patrick Properties Hospitality Group PHOTOGRAPHER: Cana Dunlap Photography PLANNING + DESIGN: Bouquets and Bowties Charleston FLORALS: Purple Magnolia HAIR + MAKEUP: Ash & Co. TRANSPORTATION: Lowcountry Valet DJ: Epic Charleston

PPHG Real Weddings: Happy One Year Anniversary, Caroline + Gavin!

VENUE, CATERING, BAR + CAKE: Patrick Properties Hospitality Group PHOTOGRAPHER: Sloan Photography PLANNING + DESIGN: Intrigue Events FLORALS: Roadside Blooms HAIR + MAKEUP: Lashes + Lace  + Ash & Co.  

Real Wedding Inspiration: Anthony + Tommy’s Destination Celebration of Love at Lowndes Grove

When “Words with Friends” turns into “more than friends”… Tommy + Anthony Berner-Retro  Wedding Date: May 9th, 2019 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove Tommy and Anthony met about 8 years ago when the app “Words With Friends” was all the rage. They had a few mutual friends and unbeknownst to them, were already friends on […]

Real Wedding Inspiration: Alexa + Scott’s Classically Elegant Lowndes Grove Wedding

A champagne dream on the water… Alexa + Scott Cervone Wedding Date: March 9, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove Scott and Alexa worked at the same company and met in 2013. He worked remotely in Chicago, and she worked in HQ in Philadelphia. Alexa ended up moving to Chicago about a year after they […]

REAL WEDDING INSPIRATION: Katelyn & Benjamin’S timeless WILLIAM AIKEN HOUSE wedding

Teddy stole the show… Katelyn + Benjamin Shuford Wedding Date: February 24, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: William Aiken House Katelyn had just moved to New York after graduating from the College of Charleston when she first met Benjamin at a bar in the Hamptons. They reconnected three weeks later at a mutual friend’s birthday in NYC. […]