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We are so thrilled to feature one of our favorite film photographers located in the Carolinas, Perry Vaile. Perry is not only a dear friend but an incredible artist and wedding photographer!   Perry, thank you so much for chatting with us today. Please introduce yourself to those who may not be familiar with you […]

Interview with Perry Vaile, Film Photographer in the Carolinas

February 20, 2019

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Last July, we celebrated our Grand Opening with the sweetest evening we could have asked for. It was a warm July night and about 120 of our friends, family, clients, and community joined us as we cut the (gorgeous silk) ribbon and officially opened our doors! We were so lucky to partner with so many […]

McAlister-Leftwich House Grand Opening in Greensboro, NC

February 19, 2019

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Last week we hosted our first Galentine’s event and it was such a fun evening! Andraya of Flora Wedding & Event Flowers came and taught a hands-on centerpiece workshop. Women came from all over the Triad to spend time with their friends, learn all about flowers and composition, and create their own arrangements! The ladies […]

Galentine’s Floral Centerpiece Workshop

February 18, 2019

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The week before your wedding can be stressful and overwhelming. You’ve worked so hard to make sure that everything is taken care of for the big day and you are both ecstatic and a little worn out. Remembering to take care of yourself is always important, but especially the week before you walk down the […]

Wedding Week Skincare Regimen

February 15, 2019

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There are so many amazing locally owned places to stay in Greensboro that we want to share with you. Whether you’re traveling here for a wedding, work, or pleasure, you won’t be disappointed by these accommodation options! Our list includes a variety of accommodations including hotels, bed & breakfasts, and Air Bnbs. Proximity Hotel The […]

Where to Stay in Greensboro, NC

February 14, 2019

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We always get so excited when people want to use McAlister-Leftwich House for their bridal portraits! Why? Because we believe they are a special and precious time in the planning process for the bride. It is a chance to see your whole look put together for, what is most likely, the first time. This is […]

3 Tips for Timeless Bridal Portraits

February 13, 2019

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One of the amazing parts about running The School of Styling and the McAlister-Leftwich House is that the two go hand-in-hand so nicely. Case in point: we get to host The School of Styling twice a year at the venue! It’s not only infinitely easier than traveling because of my growing family, but the venue truly […]

The School of Styling in Greensboro, NC

February 12, 2019

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The engagement and wedding planning season is such an exciting and exhilarating time as two people start to plan their lives together. There are so many decisions to make and one of the most important decisions is deciding where you will live! You might think that you’re far from home ownership in your current situation, […]

Tips to Buying Your First Home with Greensboro, NC Realtor Lauren Vail

February 11, 2019

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With so many beautiful royal weddings over the past few years, we are loving all of the inspiration. Did anyone else wake up in the wee hours of the morning to watch them?! While we can’t all be royalty, there are some simple ways you can incorporate these trends into your own wedding.   Greenery […]

Royal-Inspired Wedding Trends

January 24, 2019

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While renovations only took us about 6 months it felt like forever! Probably because we were so excited to get the place decorated and open it up for people to enjoy. One of the projects we had the most fun with was decorating the Bridal Suite! The McAlister House was moved about 20 years ago […]

The McAlister-Leftwich Bridal Suite: Before & After

January 22, 2019