Lei's Atlanta Wedding Blog

I love writing about Atlanta Wedding products, services, events and trends. I update the blog fairly regularly so check back often or follow us on social media (icons at bottom of page) to be in the know! Lei
Destination Wedding to Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado
Destination Wedding to Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado
Nov. 5, 2018, 11:23 p.m.

Many Georgians head out west during and after college for a variety of reasons. Boulder, Colorado is a beautiful and popular spot so we thought this would be a great unique pick for a destination wedding and we were right. We found the perfect venue, Hotel Boulderado!...

Barnsley Resort: A Honeymoon Destination with a Timeless Love Story
Barnsley Resort: A Honeymoon Destination with a Timeless Love Story
Sept. 12, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

There is something intriguing about a honeymoon destination that began with a love story from another century - a place where ancient brick walls of the Manor House Ruins echo whispers of promises made and promises kept......

Always Start With The End In Mind
Always Start With The End In Mind
Sept. 10, 2018, 11:07 a.m.

As the owner of a few venues now, I can not express how important is is to understand your budget as soon as you get started....

Don't Squeeze the Photo Booth in the Last Available Location
Don't Squeeze the Photo Booth in the Last Available Location
Sept. 8, 2018, 8:52 p.m.

Congratulations! You’ve chosen to make your reception even more fun by adding a photo booth to the attractions. Now where should it go?...

Romance Along the Cape
Romance Along the Cape
Feb. 1, 2018, 8:09 p.m.

There is a certain mystique about a destination where romance and history intertwine. Cape Cod, Massachusetts, fits that description with its historic beginning, lighthouses, quaint villages and beautiful beaches. Imagine images of cawing seagulls chasing waves......

Rustic Weddings & Southern Charm in Greensboro, Georgia
Rustic Weddings & Southern Charm in Greensboro, Georgia
Dec. 30, 2017, 7:58 p.m.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee is elevating rustic wedding experiences with Southern class and two brand new wedding and event venues in Greensboro, Georgia!...

Where to Buy Morilee Wedding Gowns in Atlanta and Georgia
Where to Buy Morilee Wedding Gowns in Atlanta and Georgia
Dec. 27, 2017, 5:04 p.m.

Take a peek at Morilee by Madeline Gardner's newest collection 'The Muse' which made its runway debut at New York Bridal Market....

Real Atlanta Wedding: Sydnie & Tyler Plan Wedding in 2 Days Due to Hurricane Irma Cancellations
Real Atlanta Wedding: Sydnie & Tyler Plan Wedding in 2 Days Due to Hurricane Irma Cancellations
Oct. 15, 2017, 10:01 p.m.

Thanks to a talented group of Atlanta wedding professionals, Sydnie and Tyler were able to get married in Atlanta instead of St. Simons after the venues had to cancel for Hurricane Irma....

Chateau Elan - Romance Among the Vineyards
Chateau Elan - Romance Among the Vineyards
Oct. 2, 2017, 8:14 p.m.

Imagine your honeymoon destination surrounded by autumn’s bounty—luscious clusters of grapes dangling amidst manicured vineyards. A place where you can roam open spaces and intimate spots where hundreds of couples have exchanged their vows......

The Henderson Beach & Spa Resort - A Salamander Beach & Spa Resort
The Henderson Beach & Spa Resort - A Salamander Beach & Spa Resort
May 10, 2017, 8:18 p.m.

We are sitting along the Gulf of Mexico relaxing with a view of white satin sand and emerald-jeweled waters. The swollen sun is disappearing beyond the horizon—leaving streaks of color that even an artist’s brush cannot capture....

Spotlight On: Classified Events
Spotlight On: Classified Events
Dec. 13, 2016, 7:47 a.m.

Selecting the entertainment for your wedding can be a difficult task. With so many disc jockeys to choose from, it is hard to know who to hire. So, in researching local disc jockeys, I found a great company that can provide a variety of services: Classified Events....

Honeymoon Sanctuary: The Inn at Houmas House in Darrow, Louisiana
Honeymoon Sanctuary: The Inn at Houmas House in Darrow, Louisiana
Sept. 8, 2016, 8:23 p.m.

Imagine a place where your honeymoon memories are captured amidst an architectural masterpiece complete with 14 massive Doric columns, grand vistas, and centuries-old live oak trees......

Jose and Levi Win the Wedding of their Dreams at The Brice in Savannah
Jose and Levi Win the Wedding of their Dreams at The Brice in Savannah
June 25, 2016, 10:07 p.m.

We are super excited to feature our first LGBT Wedding on AtlantaBridal! Many thanks to The Brice Hotel in Savannah for sending Jose and Levi's wedding to us!...

Dreamy Jewel Tones with Vintage Touches!
Dreamy Jewel Tones with Vintage Touches!
March 27, 2016, 10:03 a.m.

The inspiration for this style shoot was to capture rich jewel tones while adding a touch of vintage. Luxurious, antique furniture help tie everything together....

South Walton - Destination Weddings Central
South Walton - Destination Weddings Central
Jan. 6, 2016, 8:29 p.m.

If your ideal wedding includes sand between your toes with a backdrop of turquoise water of the Gulf of Mexico, then South Walton's beaches—world famous for nuptials, is the perfect local......

Honeymoon in Nashville
Honeymoon in Nashville
Oct. 5, 2015, 8:26 p.m.

Start your first days of "forever" in the dynamic city of Nashville, Tennessee. Here, the music never stops, and the world-class live entertainment is legendary....

Rosemary Beach's Newest Gem - The Pearl
Rosemary Beach's Newest Gem - The Pearl
Dec. 31, 2014, 8:36 p.m.

Escape to South Walton, a Northwest Florida honeymoon haven where sugary white sand is so unique it sparkles like diamonds and "sings" underfoot....

Cupid at the Castle: A Valentine's Rhodes Hall Event 2014
Cupid at the Castle: A Valentine's Rhodes Hall Event 2014
Jan. 27, 2014, 8:01 p.m.

I love this event that Rhodes Hall sponsors every year... Basically, couples can have the ceremony of their dreams for a fraction of the cost this Valentine's Day weekend at Cupid at the Castle....

Paris Mountain Photography Opens Gorgeous New Studio
Paris Mountain Photography Opens Gorgeous New Studio
Jan. 22, 2014, 2:22 p.m.

I would like to congratulate my friend Pam at Paris Mountain Photography on the opening of her gorgeous new photography studio in old town Rockmart. I cannot wait to go visit in person!...

Real Georgia Wedding: Alyssa and William Choose Sanctuary Plantation
Real Georgia Wedding: Alyssa and William Choose Sanctuary Plantation
Jan. 6, 2014, 10:40 p.m.

Alyssa and William were married in October 2013 at the beautiful Sanctuary Plantation in Cleveland, Georgia. I love the rustic and creative touches mixed with the traditional color scheme and elements. Congratulations to the McClure's. Enjoy!...

Real Atlanta Wedding: Tera and Allen's Colorful Day at The McGarity House
Real Atlanta Wedding: Tera and Allen's Colorful Day at The McGarity House
Nov. 13, 2013, 3:44 p.m.

When I saw this wedding from August 17, 2013, I just had to feature it! Tera and Allen are a super cute couple and I love love love their unique color scheme and details... especially the turquoise cowboy boots!...

Real Georgia Wedding: Musgrove Plantation
Real Georgia Wedding: Musgrove Plantation
March 18, 2013, 10:36 a.m.

Shelley and Scott chose the dreamy Musgrove Plantation for their big day. These lovely photos were taken by Twin Hearts Photography and provided to us by Musgrove Plantation....

Real Atlanta Wedding: Karen & William Choose Lake Oconee Venue Washington Grass Inn
Real Atlanta Wedding: Karen & William Choose Lake Oconee Venue Washington Grass Inn
Jan. 18, 2013, 3:27 p.m.

This wedding celebration transformed from "Bold & Striking Asian" on Friday to "Southern Plantation Pink" on Saturday....

Real Wedding Inspiration: Manhattan
Real Wedding Inspiration: Manhattan
Nov. 1, 2012, 10:24 a.m.

One of my favorite Atlanta wedding photographers, Paris Mountain Photography, submitted this New York Wedding that she shot last October. Anne-Marie and Michael were the winners of the NYC Fall Wedding Giveaway Promotion we ran on our network for Paris Mountain Photography in late 2010....

Real Atlanta Wedding: Claire and Darren's Vintage Sunflower Themed Nuptials
Real Atlanta Wedding: Claire and Darren's Vintage Sunflower Themed Nuptials
Aug. 21, 2012, 10:07 a.m.

Nothing evokes more thoughts of a Spring wedding than blooming nature, bright blue sky, yellow and bright colored fresh sunflowers everywhere, and of course a beautiful and smiling couple....

New Atlanta Wedding Decor Site Just Launched!
New Atlanta Wedding Decor Site Just Launched!
April 24, 2012, 9:27 p.m.

Just in time for the Spring 2012 Wedding Season, and decorate Atlanta weddings, Geri Sims launches......

Congratulations to Newlyweds Cindy and Eric!
Congratulations to Newlyweds Cindy and Eric!
Dec. 6, 2011, 2:52 p.m.

AtlantaBridal would like to congratulate our friend Cindy Simmons Carnell and her new hubby Eric Carnell who tied the knot this past weekend in Atlanta at the Log Cabin Community Sunday School....

Real Atlanta Wedding: Deryn and Ryan Tie The Knot at Reunion Golf and Country Club
Real Atlanta Wedding: Deryn and Ryan Tie The Knot at Reunion Golf and Country Club
Sept. 22, 2011, 9:01 p.m.

Thanks to Thisisyou.net photography for submitting these Real Atlanta Wedding photos of Deryn and Ryan's wedding at Reunion Golf and Country Club in Hoschton, Georgia. We love the pink and green wedding color scheme!...

15-Minute Valentine's Day Weddings at Rhodes Hall 2011
15-Minute Valentine's Day Weddings at Rhodes Hall 2011
Jan. 2, 2011, 7:54 p.m.

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation will host Cupid at the Castle Saturday, Feb. 12 between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Couples will be able to say "I do" during 15-minute wedding ceremonies at......

Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Gopi and Ivan at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead
Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Gopi and Ivan at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead
June 7, 2010, 6:45 a.m.

When it came to planning Gopi and Ivan's wedding, they both knew they wanted something different....

Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Andrea and Noah at the Atlanta Botanical Garden
Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Andrea and Noah at the Atlanta Botanical Garden
Aug. 16, 2009, 6:25 a.m.

I was lucky to have had the opportunity to assist Margie Sikes of Affairs of Elegance with the wedding of Andrea and Noah Wells last Fall at one of Atlanta's most beautiful venues, the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown....

Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Society Wedding in LaGrange, Georgia
Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Society Wedding in LaGrange, Georgia
June 13, 2009, 3:36 p.m.

Atlanta couple, Dean and Phil, planned a society wedding in their hometown of LaGrange, Georgia. These two were not only raised among the elite crowd in LaGrange, they were also high school sweethearts!...

Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Destination Wedding to The Breakers
Real Atlanta Luxury Wedding: Destination Wedding to The Breakers
June 13, 2009, 3:21 p.m.

Our first prestigious Atlanta luxury wedding couple, Greice and Jim, planned a destination wedding in Palm Beach, Florida....

Valentine's Day Weddings at Rhodes Hall: Cupid at the Castle 2009
Valentine's Day Weddings at Rhodes Hall: Cupid at the Castle 2009
March 2, 2009, 7:26 p.m.

This past Saturday, Valentine's Day, I attended 11 (maybe 12) weddings at Rhodes Hall......

Wedding Ceremony Music Planning
Wedding Ceremony Music Planning
Sept. 21, 2008, 10:50 p.m.

The music for your wedding ceremony is one of the most important elements in creating the perfect mood that you desire for your most special day....

Honeymoon Tradition on Sea Island, Georgia
Honeymoon Tradition on Sea Island, Georgia
April 21, 2006, 8:50 p.m.

I carefully opened the library-bound books and began to turn the pages of the past. Each of the seven registers is filled with signatures in various ink colors scattered across lined and numbered pages....

Romance In The Mountains: The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
Romance In The Mountains: The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
Oct. 27, 2005, 12:10 p.m.

Try a honeymoon destination that rocks — literally, that is! The Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa in Asheville, North Carolina, opened in 1913 by an extraordinary feat...

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