Real Wedding Wednesday

We are all very well aware of the tragedy that struck Alabama; tornadoes that destroyed homes and lives.  It’s one thing to see it on TV, and yet another to when it hits close to home…

We as Wedding and Event Planners were called upon by Kelly McWilliams, of Weddings by Socialites, to help her bride Martha, who lost absolutely everything in the storm; including the things she had been collecting for her Southern Heirloom wedding.  She had nothing but the clothes on her back and the ring on her finger.  I was eager to assist and it just so happened that I had a lot of the items on her list just sitting in my garage, from a previous wedding I had done.

For Real Wedding Wednesday, I wanted to write this post to see how the items that I’ll be donating to Martha will be transformed from the Cabin Wedding that I had done.  As planners and designers, we look at things with a different set of eyes than most.  My color scheme was lavender and pale green; hers is blue and white.  But both brides will have used (by the time Martha’s wedding is here) mason and water jars, hay, galvanized buckets, Hydrangea, and plenty of lace!  How will my bride’s items play a role in Martha’s Southern Heirloom Wedding that’s she’s most deserving of?


I’m sure that the outpouring of help has been enormous and I can’t wait to see how it all turns out!

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