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With the hot summer days quickly approaching, we are gearing up for many weddings and events! We love hosting in all seasons because each season brings new inspiration. Speaking of inspiration, a few years ago we had a group of incredible vendors Look at these beautiful bold pops of color! The flowers are really highlighted […]

Summer Wedding Inspiration

May 18, 2022

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Last May, we had the privilege to have so many artists come together at McAlister-Leftwich to create a beautiful styled shoot, A Lilac Spring. It was recently featured on Amber & Muse! The beauty of both homes was highlighted by each vendor that made this vision come to life. Utilizing Dixon, the lawn, both porches, […]

A Lilac Spring Styled Shoot

March 29, 2022

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Last spring Adorn Collective Workshops hosted their Greensboro workshop at McAlister-Leftwich House! It was so much fun to watch so many photographers and creative minds at work. They really brought so much beauty to the space. Today, we are going to take a look at those photoshoots and discuss some of the gorgeous locations for […]

Styled Shoots at McAlister-Leftwich House

February 24, 2022

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Today we are going to dive into the beautiful weddings that have taken place at McAlister-Leftwich House! From elaborate to simple, they are all elegant. Let’s take a look at different floral installs from different seasons, styles, and an array of talented florist! First, let’s look at Katherine and Brian’s fall wedding! The florals were […]

Ceremony Backdrop Inspiration

February 17, 2022

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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

February 7, 2022

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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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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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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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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