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We’re so excited to have Lucy of Lucy Miller Photography, Greensboro, NC photographer, here to talk to us about how to pull together cohesive, beautiful outfits for family portraits! When asking clients what is their biggest stressor when preparing for a family session, figuring out what to wear is the number one answer. Let’s face […]

What to Wear to Your Family Portrait Session

May 16, 2019

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The McAlister-Leftwich House is teaming up with Megan Travis Photography and 1618 On Location for a fundraiser to support Greensboro school, Hope Academy! Hope Academy is a school that exists to serve students that are socio-economically disadvantaged. At least 80% of Hope’s families will have a household income that is near or below the federal […]

Headshots for Hope

May 14, 2019

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Believe it or not, a meaningful Bridal Luncheon (or also referred to as a Bridesmaids’ Luncheon) doesn’t have to be Pinterest perfect – gasp! Although the images from our collaboration in our Bridal Suite Dining Room with Frapps & Frills, Rachel Linder, Gal Meets Glam, Andraya Northrup, and The Prettiest Pieces definitely is worthy of […]

How to Host a Meaningful Bridal/Bridesmaids’ Luncheon

May 1, 2019

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Mimosa bars are a detail that can easily add color, personality, and (of course) champagne to your event! Bridal showers, luncheons, or just a get together with friends can be elevated by the presence of juice, fruit and bubbles. Simple as that! After having designed dozens of mimosa bars, I’m here to share the must-haves […]

Mimosa Bar Must-Haves

April 11, 2019

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Glamorous & Guilt-Free Dressing up is more than just the physicality that meets the eye. It’s the feeling a woman gets when she slips on a brand new outfit and dresses to confidently take on the day. I believe you should look and feel good while taking on the many roles we play as modern […]

Three Dresses to Wear to a Spring Wedding

April 8, 2019

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Alright, friends. Get ready! We have a BIG announcement… We are overjoyed to introduce you to our new In-House Florist, Andraya Northrup! If you’ve been following along for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard us sing Andraya’s praises! She’s no stranger to the McAlister-Leftwich House (see her work at the Grand Opening Party, The […]

The NEW McAlister-Leftwich In-House Florist!

April 4, 2019

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We have been so honored to have worked with the Simplified team since before we even began renovations! We’ve hosted two of their holiday shoots and were over the moon when they wanted to shoot their 2019-2020 planner launch here. I have been a huge fan of Emily Ley since I met her at a conference about […]

Emily Ley’s Simplified Planner Shoot at McAlister-Leftwich House

April 3, 2019

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A couple of weeks ago we had the honor of hosting this beautiful winter wedding! The touches of emerald and gold throughout the day were absolutely perfect, especially considering the wedding was the day before St. Patrick’s Day. Erin and Jay were such a sweet couple and the whole day was such a wonderful celebration […]

Emerald and Gold Real Wedding at McAlister-Leftwich House

March 25, 2019

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Today, we’re back to share the history of the Leftwich House and the families who lived here! If you missed it, you can read all about the history of the McAlister House here. The Dixon-Leftwich-Murphy House is one of three notable Gothic Revival-inspired designs in Greensboro. Nurseryman Martin C. Dixon built the house on a […]

The History of the Dixon-Leftwich-Murphy House

March 12, 2019

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People are often enthralled with the history of both homes – and rightly so! So we thought we would do two posts diving into the history of each house and the families who them home. First, we’re going to kick it off with the McAlister House! The Gant-McAlister House is a prime example of the […]

The History of the McAlister-Gant House

March 11, 2019