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Like many couples, Nicole and Matt experienced a few covid cancellations. However, they were both very resilient and understanding during the rescheduling process. After a few rescheduled dates, Nicole and Matt were able to keep their original ceremony location and chose to change the reception location to a Carillion Beach wedding venue. In the long […]

Nicole + Matt’s Carillon Beach Wedding Reception

Bride and groom kissing at Carillon beach

There is something magical about a destination wedding, whether it’s the smell of the fresh salt air or the memories of your first vacation together. As magical as a destination wedding can seem, it can also feel overwhelming and stressful if not appropriately planned. That’s why I’m sharing our top five tips for planning a […]

Beach wedding ceremony decorations

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Five Tips For Planning a Stress-Free Destination Wedding

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I am always a fan when my couple comes to me wanting to focus on the overall aesthetic of their wedding day, and Mary and Pierce did just that! For their tented wedding reception, they wanted a romantic and organic design inspired by the landscape of the surrounding Watercolor area. Watercolor Wedding Venue Watercolor always […]

Mary + Pierce’s Watercolor-Inspired Tented Wedding Reception

wedding reception decorations

What a year 2022 has been for Shelby Peaden Events. Earlier this month, the Shelby Peaden Events team finished our last events of the year. Now that our calendar is slowing down, I have taken some time to sit down and reflect on this wonderful business that I have created.  Thank You From Shelby Peaden […]

Bride and groom on a bridge

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2022 Reflecting on an Incredible Year

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Alex and Tony’s Seaside Florida wedding was the perfect day for a 30a wedding. From their stunning Florida wedding venues to the personalized details of their day. It was such a joy to bring their wedding vision and design to life. Seaside Florida Wedding Design For Alex and Tony’s wedding, having a beautiful design was […]

Alex + Tony’s Seaside Florida Wedding in Ruskin Park

Wedding portraits at Santa Rosa Beach

This spring, we had the opportunity to design a WaterColor wedding with an elegant garden aesthetic for the Alberts. With beautiful nearby gardens and the Florida coastline close by, this design was a true reflection of the southern coastal landscape at WaterColor Inn & Resort. Their Love Story It all started on the historical cobblestones of […]

Floral and green tent entrance

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Caitlyn + Jack’s Light & Airy WaterColor Wedding

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Kathryn and Colby said their vows in the charming Seaside Chapel, surrounded by family and friends. After, they celebrated with a garden-inspired Seaside, Florida wedding reception with a coastal vibe. It was essential to the couple that everything flowed together and made sense. They wanted a beautiful wedding with good food, great music, and a […]

Kathryn + Colby’s Garden Inspired Seaside Florida Wedding

Garden inspired tented wedding reception

The Shelby Peaden Events team worked with McKenna and Patrick to plan their destination wedding in Georgia after juggling several postponements due to Covid 19. This private estate wedding in Alpharetta, Georgia, raised the bar for all backyard weddings. With local family and guests coming from South America, hosting a warm and welcoming wedding weekend […]

Bride and groom kissing

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McKenna + Patricks Destination Wedding in Georgia

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Happy hour just got a little happier! Spring is here and a refreshing gin cocktail is exactly what we have been in need of. Lauren, from Lauren Kinsey, and I had so much fun creating this shoot. Not only did we get to chit-chat over arranging pretty things, we also had to do a taste-test, right?! The […]

Refreshing Elderflower Gin Cocktail

Do you love a good brunch? We do and we were thrilled when Emily and Matt asked us to incorporate a southern brunch into their wedding day. This couple hosted a lovely wedding weekend for their guests who travelled from all over to experience Seaside, Florida for the first time. Upon arrival to this charming […]

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Emily + Matt: A Southern Seaside Brunch Wedding