Thursday, December 15, 2011

Holiday Party Time

 Tis the season for LOTS of holiday parties.  To stand out above the rest, here are a couple of ideas to make your affair one to remember.

String lighting and luminaries are an easy way to add ambiance to your party

Eggnog Martini - a fun twist to the traditional cocktail

Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail - always a crowd pleaser

Festive Striped Straws

Creative place cards
Dont forgot the party favors!

Friday, December 9, 2011

RLE on Style Me Pretty

We are thrilled to share that Kate and Taylor's beautiful wedding at Middleton Plantation is on Style Me Pretty today!  Kate and Taylor fell in love with Middleton because of the sweeping gardens and really wanted to embrace the romantic beauty of the plantation.  From custom swag fabric in the Pavilion to the poppy colored linens, we felt it could not have been more perfect.  Check out the full feature here.  

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Sarah and Matt

Sarah and Matt got married at Founders Hall in Charlestown Landing.  Thanks to the wonderful pictures from Virgil Bunao Photography, it was featured in The Wedding Row.  Click here for the full feature.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Kelley and Edjah/The Wedding Row

Happy Friday!  We are excited to share Kelley and Edjah's wedding, which is featured in The Wedding Row today.   Hope you enjoy the pictures as much as we do!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Tablescapes of Charleston!

RLE had the privilege of coordinating and participating in the Tablescapes of Charleston presented by the Francis Lynn Young Guild benefiting Lowcountry Orphan Relief this past weekend at the wonderful Charleston Marriott.  Our destination table design was Harbour Island, Bahamas (if we can't be in the Bahamas at least we can pretend).  A big thank you goes to everyone who came out to support the event.  Although we didn't win best in show, we do feel our table was a top contender with help from  Wildflower Linens, Event Drs., Calligraphy by Paige Tanenbaum, and Lotus Flowers.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Pinterest Obsession

If you have not heard of Pinterest yet, chances are you will.  It has become the latest obsession in creating virtual storyboards.  You can create your own"pinboard"and follow friends pinboards on everything from wedding ideas, favorite foods, home decor to fashion trends, just to name a few.  If you are having a hard time deciding colors or inspiration for your wedding, this a must go to website.  Careful though, it is easily addicting.  Happy pining!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A County Park Affair

We are so excited to share with you Amy and Matt's wedding, which is featured on Style Me Pretty today!  Check out the gorgeous pictures by the talented Amelia and Dan and the wonderful flowers by Jade Water Designs.  

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Something Blue

Traditionally brides are supposed to wear something blue on their wedding day.  Blue symbolizes faithfulness, purity, and loyalty.  Of course their are LOTS of fun ways to incorporate the blue tradition on your wedding day.
Pick a beautiful bouquet perfect for an ocean front wedding

A crisp and clean table setting 

Give your guests blueberry jam for a unique party gift

Of course your bridesmaids will look fabulous in any shade of blue.

Blueberry lemonade cocktails are very refreshing on a hot day

Jimmy Choo slingbacks...need we say more?

Ride off with your new hubby on a vintage blue bike. 

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Charleston Wine + Food 2012!!

Charleston Wine and Food

The RLE Team is THRILLED to be one of the few chosen event planners for the 2012 BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival Events.  Tonight marks the Ticket Launch + Benefit Party to kick off the Festival.

   Our first event, Elliott Davis and Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine Present Taco Turf Wars will be held at the beautiful Lowndes Grove Plantation on Friday, March 2nd.  Six national chefs will compete on serving the best Tex-Mex tacos made with fresh Lowcountry ingredients.   

  Our second event, Motley Rice LLC and The Post and Courier Present Lowcountry Gospel Brunch, will also be held at Lowndes Grove Plantation, on Sunday, March 4th.  Glorious music will be played while the best restaurants and caterers in town will be serving a three course brunch.

 Buy your tickets today!!  These events are likely to sell out fast.  To all who are attending the sold out 2012 Wine and Food Launch Party, can't wait to see you tonight! 

Friday, August 5, 2011

Signature Drinks

Happy Friday!  If you guys are trying to beat the heat as much as we are, these refreshing cocktails should be just up your alley!  Let your signature drink represent your style or reflect the city where you are getting married.  Signature drinks are always a big hit and your guests will love them.
Watermelon Mojito Popsicle 
Lavender Balini
Dreamsicle and Passion Fruit Cocktails 
Cherry Blossom Mimosa
Cocktails and Cupcakes YUM!
French 75


Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Smitten Magazine

If case you haven't heard Smitten Magazine made its debut today and RLE was lucky enough to be featured!  Of course we also have to give credit to the wonderful vendors who worked with us to make Cait and Bob's day an affair to remember!  

Ceremony: St John's Lutheran Church
Reception: Legare Waring House 
Photography - Amelia + Dan
Flowers - Lotus Flower
Rentals - Snyder & Event Drs.
Cater - Granvilles
Music - DJ Rob Duren
Hair & Makeup - Ash and Co.
Stationary - Heather Forsythe Designs
Calligraphy - Gayle Moon

Friday, July 22, 2011

The Centerpiece of your Event

A floral centerpiece always adds a delightful touch to your table settings.  Flowers can introduce a new color to the room while also adding a pleasant aroma.  Let your centerpiece reflect your style; it will make just the right statement and complete your setting perfectly.  Take a look at these unique floral centerpieces and let them inspire you.

Hang flowers for a unique and dreamy atmosphere. 

Lemons add a fresh look to any table setting 

                                            Simply charming table setting 

                           Use wine glasses for a unique and fun table decor 

                   This sweetgrass centerpiece is perfect for an elegant beach wedding

               For a seated affaire a tall arrangement is perfect; guest can see one another 
                                         while enjoying the beautiful flowers 

    Incorporate yellow into your centerpiece to brighten up the table 

Friday, July 8, 2011

A touch of lace

We all know that Kate Middleton, now known as The Duchess of Cambridge, wore a stunning lace number by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. We love this classic style because of it’s elegance and sophistication.  Here are some ideas of how you can incorporate lace to your big day.

The delicate look of Queen Anne's lace is perfect in a bouquet or on a table setting

Borrow a veil or handkerchief from your mother or grandmother 

We love the touch of romance lace can bring to the standard votive.

It can even add some color to the basic white napkin

We hope these ideas will inspire you over the weekend. Happy Friday everyone!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Red Letter Events featured in The Wedding Row!

Friday, July 1, 2011

Happy 4th!!

Happy 4th of July everyone! Time to invite over friends and family for delicious bbq, cool and refreshing cocktails and of course some fireworks.  Here are some fun party inspirations to help you plan the perfect 4th celebration.

No-Fuss Party Dessert
cool off with "no-fuss party desserts"
via Southern Living

An All-American Party: Create a Party Pail
create a unique table setting
via Southern Living

Shining Centerpiece
Don't forgot the sparklers!
via Southern Living

Even your favorite furry friend can join in the festivities!
via Martha Stewart

We wish everyone a safe and relaxing holiday weekend.