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My, How Wedding Dresses Have Changed!

White wedding gowns became a popular option in 1840, after the marriage of Queen Victoria to Albert of Saxe-Coburg, when Victoria wore a white gown trimmed with Honiton lace. Illustrations of the wedding were widely published, and many brides opted for white in accordance with the Queen's choice. Thus, the tradition began. For the new

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Things we LOVE: Colored Glass

One of our favorite elements of décor to use is colored glass. There are tons of ways to work these pretty pieces into your décor from drinking glasses to table settings. Here's a few of our favorites! Drinking Glasses: This can be done on just the head table if you are watching your budget. You

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Five Things To Leave Out Of Your Wedding Budget

Nowadays there are a million fun ideas out there on how to spend your wedding dollars. While some add to the guest experience, others are generally a flop. Here are a few things we wish you would hold back on to save up for what really counts! Ceremony Programs- Here’s what happens with the programs.

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Hindu Ceremonies 101

Ganesh is the god of new beginnings and he is likely to great you at any Hindu ceremony. This golden god greeted all our guests out at the beautiful Cotton Dock at Boone Hall Plantation this past August. Each of his body parts hold a different meaning. The direction of his trunk is significant; pointed

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Tips For Following Up With a Charleston Bride

Meredith, chevron cake, NO fondant, hydrangeas, French fry station? Samantha, ghost chairs, hot sauce bottles, feathers? These are what my notes look like from my first booth I ran at a bridal show for my catering company. They read a little more like mad libs than an organized plan of action when I sat down

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Pets at Weddings in Charleston, SC

Who is your best friend? My best friend is named Lorenzo. He is a great listener, absolutely loves my cooking even when I forget three ingredients and kind of burn it, and is never in a bad mood. The other day I asked him what he thought about being in my wedding party someday. He


About Rachel

A traditional Italian upbringing led Rachel to her love for food, wine, and large gatherings. She knew from an early age that event planning would be her calling, and has been working her way through the industry since graduating from the University of Georgia in 2008.

After a summer spent learning while working with Italian wedding planners at various magnificent locations around Italy, Rachel realized that her calling would now be international and she expanded the scope of Elevents to serve the globe.

Having taken part in the execution of over 500 events spanning from Charleston, South Carolina to Florence, Italy, she developed a true understanding of what it takes to throw a spectacular event. Rachel wants to make each wedding a signature event, from unique worldly designs to fabulous food.

She currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband Jason, and their corgi Lady.

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