Wedding Dress

LAUREN & JAMIE | PEANUT WAREHOUSE, CONWAY, SC

This sweet, down-to-earth wedding was a wild one to remember! Lauren and Jamie both work in the restaurant/bar industry so I knew this wedding would be one heck of a party, and boy was I right! My fiancé and I frequent their work place often so I was honored when they asked me to assist with their big day!

They are both local to the Myrtle Beach area so to host the festivities at Conway’s historical, Peanut Warehouse, was a perfect fit.

This blonde beauty was such a doll to work with and has a heart of gold. She asked her grandmother to be one of her bridesmaids and it was one of the sweetest things I’ve seen at a wedding! Lauren also did a first look with her daddy, who is as darling as she is!

The groom, Jamie, created the idea to give guests baby succulents as wedding favors. He even potted them all in small terra cotta pots and wrapped them with a colorful trim to match the wedding colors. We displayed them on an old, rusty ladder which brought the entire theme together! We paired this with a sweet sign stating “Let Love Grow”!

The couple danced on the clouds, shared lots of romantic kisses, and danced the night away!

We wish you all the luck & love!!

XOXO - Santana + EBS Team

CREATIVE PARTNERS

PLANNING | EVENTS BY SANTANA

VENUE | Peanut Warehouse, Conway, SC

PHOTOGRAPHER | Jessica Keefer Photography

HAIR & MAKEUP | Stephanie’s Salon & Day Spa

FLORALS & DECOR | Lazelle’s Flowers

GOWN | Coastal Knot, Essence of Australia

BRIDES SHOES | Dillard’s

GROOM ATTIRE | Jos. A Banks

INVITATION SUITE | Mixbook

CAKE | Cakes by Day

CATERING | Mission BBQ

ENTERTAINMENT & CLOUDS | Eyecon Entertainment

RENTALS | Conway Rental Center

LAUREN & MICHEAL | PINE LAKES COUNTRY CLUB | MYRTLE BEACH, SC

I have known Lauren for many years, prior to her relationship with Micheal (also known as Rapp), but when I saw them two together I knew it was genuine, real love. Lauren, a bartender at King Street Grille and Rapp a Firefighter for the City of Myrtle Beach, are both well known in the community. They were friends long before they started dating which they say assisted in jump starting their relationship.

He proposed on the beach on vacation in Mexico surrounded by Lauren’s family. Upon their return, set the wedding date for just under a year after the engagement. We had such a fun planning process full of laughs and prosecco :)

Pine Lakes is full of elegance and class and that was the theme throughout the entire wedding. By taking elements from the 20’s era such as crystals and gold, and Art Deco style shapes and fonts and combining it with modern, romantic candlelight and greenery took Lauren & Rapp’s wedding day to beautiful luxury.

During the ceremony, Rapp’s fire station surprised them by bringing one of the trucks to Pine Lakes for photo ops, and I have to say, it was so cool! From start to finish this wedding had all the bells and whistles - Crystal chandelier as the ceremony backdrop, bag pipe band, custom bars, and even a food truck serving delicious cheeseburgers & french fries for guests to indulge in as they left the reception!

Lauren & Mike, we wish you all the best of luck & love!

XOXO - Santana & EBS Team

PLANNING | EVENTS BY SANTANA

VENUE | Pine Lakes Country Club

PHOTOGRAPHER | Totally Awesome Wedding Photos, Scott Smallin

CEREMONY ENTERTAINMENT | CEREMONY: Coastal Carolina Shields Pipes & Drums

COCKTAIL HOUR ENTERTAINMENT | Oracle Blue

RECEPTION ENTERTAINMENT | Encore L’Amore Events

FLORAL, DECOR & CUSTOM BAR| RSG Event Designs

RECEPTION LINEN | Connie Duglin Linen

CAKE | Pink Pineapple Cakes

HAIR & MAKEUP | Bobby Pins & Blushing Brides

FOOD TRUCK | Trojan Cow

TRANSPORTATION | Carolina Limousine

DESTINATION BEACH WEDDING | SURF GOLF AND BEACH CLUB | NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC

A sweet, rustic charm meets the breathtaking beachside. Meghan and Greg, Atlanta, GA natives, came to town with one venue in mind… the delicate beauty of the natural beachside. The perfect backdrop for a romantic ceremony, just steps away from a hidden gem, Surf Golf and Beach Club, nestled in the heart of North Myrtle Beach.

Inspired by soft, romantic tones of blush, the ceremony aisle was lined with whimsical mason jars kissed with lace and baby’s breath. Blush toned florals and greenery accented the handmade wooden cross, built with love by the bride’s family, standing tall as the pillar of the altar. With a natural, idyllic setting, there was a beauty in the minimal.

Once guests made their way to the reception hall at Surf Golf and Beach Club, they entered a candlelit elegant atmosphere taking pretty in pink to a heavenly level. Complete with a wood paneled ceiling and wall to wall windows the dark wood contrasted perfectly with the notes of blush and the tiered candle centerpieces. Whispers of gold added a delicate drama to the room, especially to the decadent wedding cake by Buttercream Cakes and Catering. Friends and family shagged the night away to DJ Jim Skinner from West Virginia, until it was time to send off the newlyweds with the flare of sparklers! We could not have asked for a more beautiful and loving gathering to celebrate the union of Meghan and Greg!

 

xoxo,

EVENTS BY SANTANA

 

PLANNING / DESIGN | EVENTS BY SANTANA

PHOTOGRAPHY | Grapefruit Photography

ENTERTAINMENT | DJ Jim Skinner

VENUE | Surf Golf and Beach Club

BAKER | Buttercream Cakes and Catering

FLORIST / DECOR | Beau Soleil Events

RENTALS | Hotz Rentals

CELLIST | Chad Hammer

BRIDE GOWN | Little White Dress

 

MARGARET & JOHN | 21 MAIN EVENTS AT NORTH BEACH | NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC | EVENTS BY SANANA

When beautiful elegance meets handsome sophistication! The union of Maggie and John kicked off our 2018 wedding season. Keeping the exchanging of vows close to the heart, the sweet couple opted for the most intimate of ceremonies at the Sea Captain’s House with only close family to witness.

A party fit for the ages, the reception was hosted at 21 Main Events at North Beach, an elegant venue with class and finesse. The tables were dressed in black satin linen with pearly white napkins to accent each seat. Magnolia leaves were a sentimental touch to the glowing bride, so each centerpiece was designed with enchanting gold candle sticks and a bed of deep green magnolia leaves. It was a minimal, elegant and timeless black tie soirée fit for a king.

After an exquisite plated dinner served by the most professional staff of 21 Main, family and guests shared a toast over bubbly and a decadent dessert bar from Buttercream Cakery. Then it was time to dance! Not a guest kept their seat til it was time to say goodnight. Such a lively party, it was the perfect way to start this years wedding season!

 

xoxo,

EVENTS BY SANTANA

 

 

PLANNING / DESIGN | EVENTS BY SANTANA

VENUE | 21 Main Events at North Beach

PHOTOGRAPHY | Ashley Nicole Photography

ENTERTAINMENT | DJ Dave Cash

UPLIGHTING | Encore L’Amore Events

DECOR / FLORAL | Teresa Steigmann

BAKER | Buttercream Cakery

MAKEUP | Dana Ashley Makeup

HAIR | Megan Ables with Freddie Rose Salon

EVENT NANNY | Nanny Traci