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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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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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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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We tend to see people shy away from bright colors in their wedding design. It’s not because they don’t love vibrant, fun, rich colors. It’s because they don’t know how to incorporate it in a way that doesn’t feel overwhelming and all-consuming. We’ve had the pleasure of hosting The School of Styling at the McAlister-Leftwich House […]

Wedding Inspiration: How to Use Bright Color in Your Tabletop Design

March 5, 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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Emily Ley’s Simplified team created a gorgeous, bright and cheery Christmas shoot at McAlister-Leftwich last year! This was another shoot that happened before renovations began, and it was so fun to see the vision for this shoot come to life. I particularly love the shots on the porch – the gray of Leftwich was such […]

Emily Ley’s Bright Holiday Shoot

September 25, 2018

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Last October, 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 in McAlister-Leftwich […]

Fall Bridal Inspiration

September 25, 2018