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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 are back with another Small Business Highlight! This week, we’re featuring Tamara Mundy of Moonlight Furniture Renewal located in Greensboro, NC. Tamara brings new life to beautiful old pieces of furniture, something I (Kaitlin) especially love with my past of owning a vintage rental company! We are so grateful to have one of Tamara’s […]

Small Business Highlight: Moonlight Furniture Renewal

Restored Furniture in Bridal Suite in Greensboro, NC

March 20, 2019

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Today, we are featuring local Greensboro, NC artist Kelly Hovis. We loved hosting her website shoot last year and we thought she would be a great person to start our small business series with. I’m also the lucky owner of one of her beautiful paintings, and if you can believe it, they look even more beautiful […]

Small Business Highlight: Kelly Hovis Art

March 6, 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

Greensboro, NC | Blush | Wedding Venue

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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Today, we are back with another post in our Friday Introductions series! We’ve asked Co-Owner Cheryl Briley to share more about who she is and what her role is here. We know you’ll love the MLH “mama” as much as we do!   What is your role at McAlister-Leftwich House? I’m the Co-Owner and Operations […]

Friday Introductions: Meet Cheryl Briley

March 1, 2019

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  Hi! I’m Andraya, owner and designer behind Flora Wedding + Event Flowers, and today I’m going to walk you through some easy step-by-step design tips to putting together your own floral centerpiece!     Let’s meet the flowers that brought this colorful little arrangement to life!     (Left to right) Cotton Candy rose, […]

Step-By-Step Centerpiece Tutorial with Greensboro, NC Florist

February 28, 2019

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While renovations only took us about 6 months it felt like forever! Probably because we were so excited to get the place decorated and open it up for people to enjoy. One of the projects we had the most fun with was decorating the Bridal Suite! The McAlister House was moved about 20 years ago […]

The McAlister-Leftwich Bridal Suite: Before & After

January 22, 2019

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Making design decisions for our renovations was both incredibly fun and incredibly stressful. We weren’t putting lipstick on a pig – the homes were already STUNNING. It was our job to restore and enhance. There were a few aspects of the project we really got to flex our design muscles like the lighting, the flooring, […]

Refined Southern Style At Home: Lighting

January 17, 2019