Southern Styled Shoot – Homemade Bride and Krista Joy Photography

Partnering with another vendor, especially one as wonderful as Krista (Krista Joy Photography) was such a fun and rewarding experience. When you get two running minds with two very different styles, beauty clearly shines through for the WIN!

From the start of the planning process, all of our ideas branched off of the fact that we wanted the Old North State Catering Trailer in a field of cows. Not wanting to let this dream go, we spoke with Chris Wrenn, of ONS, who made the calls to make it happen. From there the three of us presented this shoot as bringing the community together. We chose to highlight the success and hard work of our vendors and enjoy a wonderful meal together as we ended a perfect day at Drake Landing.

Thank you to all of our vendors who put in their time, efforts, and creative super powers to make our dream come true!

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Drake Landing

Homemade Bride

Krista Joy Photography

Hair and Makeup by Mattie Jordon

Bella Bridesmaids

MEWS Designs Wedding Florist

High Cotton

NFocus Pictures

Nothing Bundt Cake

Old North State Catering

Morse Entertainment

Blinson Polled Hereford Farm

Classic Party Rentals

Eikoh Design Studio

Meghan McFarland – Calligraphy

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The food looks good in the pictures…but wait until you taste it!


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And the cows at the reception…what an amazing experience!!



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Now what styled shoot would be complete without a little groovin’ out in the fields…

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Our goal is to inspire and bring out the creativity in each bride who passes through our blog or magazine. I hope that today in viewing this beautiful style shoot you were able to take away some DIY designs, vendor information, or even just a little smile to brighten your Tuesday! We would love to hear your comments below and encourage you to take that extra step in personalizing your day to your own story.