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The McAlister-Leftwich House comes with a ton of history. 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 […]

The History of the McAlister-Gant House

McAlister-Leftwich Fall Wedding Inspiration in Greensboro, NC

August 3, 2020

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Back in 2018, McAlister-Leftwich had the honor of hosting this beautiful fall wedding reception. Elena and Eli originally planned to host their reception in the brides backyard but Hurricane Florence was bearing down on the Carolina’s just three days prior to their wedding! Thanks to Elena and Eli’s incredible planners, Becca and Betsy, the reception […]

Real Wedding Reception: Elena and Eli

July 27, 2020

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We LOVE outdoor weddings and think that they are a beautiful way to make your wedding unique and unforgettable! We made a list of some must-haves that you may not have thought of to enhance your day that much more! Lighting Having good lighting not only allows the couple and their guests to see each […]

Outdoor Wedding Must-Haves

July 20, 2020

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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 […]

3 Dresses to Wear to a Spring Wedding

Frapps & Frills wearing Gal Meets Glam at a Spring Wedding at historic McAlister-Leftwich House in North Carolina

June 22, 2020

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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

What to wear to family photos with Lucy Miller Photography | Greensboro, NC wedding and event venue the McAlister-Leftwich House

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

How to host a meaningful bridal luncheon at NC wedding and event venue, McAlister-Leftwich House

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

Mimosa bar inspiration at McAlister-Leftwich House in Greensboro, NC

April 11, 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!

Greensboro, NC Wedding 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

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

April 3, 2019