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Oh, the Leftwich House. How we love you! Known as the Dixon-Leftwich-Murphy House, it is one of three notable Gothic Revival-inspired designs in Greensboro. Nurseryman Martin C. Dixon built the house on a large parcel of land in the northernmost section of the city in 1875. The house sold in 1887 to Colonel A. H. […]

Venue Tour: Leftwich House

December 30, 2021

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Here at McAlister-Leftwich, we are in the holiday spirit! Thanksgiving was a blast and now, we’re ready to celebrate all things holiday! With that, comes the magical time of winter. If you don’t live in North Carolina, let us fill you in… it’s not always cold during the winter. We can have days that are […]

Winter Inspired Bridal Portraits

December 9, 2021

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We love winter weddings! Although they aren’t the most popular options among brides & grooms, we think they are just as beautiful and versatile. The color schemes, the florals, the warm details that you can add just make for the perfect day.  Here is a styled shoot that was created by a dream team of […]

Winter Bridal Inspiration

November 18, 2021

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There are many details that make your wedding special and unique. One of the most important is florals. They have the ability to transform a space and show your own personal style. At McAlister-Leftwich, we have an In-House Florist who can do it all. Meet Andraya Northrup, owner of Flora. Located right here in Greensboro, […]

Florist Spotlight: Andraya Northrup

November 2, 2021

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We love this little hall. It is the space that sees first looks, creative visions come to life, and greets guests as they meander from one home to another. It’s quite a special space. This connector hall was added when the McAlister House was moved to 507 N Church Street to join the Leftwich House. […]

The Connector Hall

October 14, 2021

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People often ask, “What makes McAlister-Leftwich special?” And y’all, there’s a list a mile long about what makes this space so special. But, one of our favorite answers is the Bridal Suite. On site, spacious, BEAUTIFUL, and there’s a room dedicated to timeless photos? Yes, please.  This space has been a project of love. Cheryl […]

Spaces We Love: The Bridal Suite

McAlister-Leftwich House, a historic venue in Greensboro, North Carolina, houses beautiful bridal suite

October 7, 2021

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In October of 2018, just a few months after we closed and before we started renovations, we put together a mini bridal shoot for marketing images for the venue. And I have to say, these are some of our favorite photos – even a year later! This was the first time we ever saw a bride […]

Fall Bridal Inspiration

October 5, 2021

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Written by Hillary Muelleck, Wedding Film Photographer in North Carolina   Ever wonder how couples get all those beautiful detail photos of their wedding invitation, rings, shoes, etc.? Well let me tell ya, this is something that prepped way in advance before the wedding day. The secret is a… Bridal Bag! This bag contains all your […]

Details to have in your Bridal Bag with North Carolina Film Photographer, Hillary Muelleck

March 14, 2019

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We’re beginning the week on a beautiful note! This stunning boudoir session is filled to the brim with both inspiration and flowers – what’s not to love!? We were so honored when Melissa Blythe reached out and shared her vision for this shoot. Her team drug a mattress up into the Bridal Suite (yep, those […]

How to Incorporate Boudoir Portraits on Your Wedding Day

March 4, 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