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  • Simple and Elegant Ways to Add Details to Your Wedding (or Event)



  • Welcome to our May Blog Hop! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Cindy Clearwater at Something Blue Virgin Islands on Natalie’s … Continue reading


  • Weekday Wedding at Orchardview {Jessica and Chris}



  •   This wedding was photographed by friend and colleague Chantal Benoit, a photographer based in Ottawa, Canada. The story of this featured wedding below was told by Chantal…. Jessica and Chris met through mutual friends.  Chris also worked with Jessica’s mom. … Continue reading


  • The Sunniest Cupcake Ever


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  • One of my absolute favorite flowers is the sunflower and so this sunflower cupcake seriously stopped me in my tracks! These are just so cute for a birthday, shower, wedding or any event really.  Don’t you love this fabulous Pinterest … Continue reading


  • Cake Topper for a Summer Wedding


  • Just like fashion, wedding ideas and design cycle back around every few years. And this Pinterest Find of the Week is a gorgeous wedding cake topped with different types of yummy fruit! Absolutely perfect for a spring or summer wedding cake.

  • Just like fashion, wedding ideas and design cycle back around every few years. And this Pinterest Find of the Week is a gorgeous wedding cake topped with different types of yummy fruit! Absolutely perfect for a spring or summer wedding cake. The … Continue reading


  • The Appetizer of the Summer



  • The first food that pops into my head when I think about summer in the south is….. watermelon!  Watermelon is definitely the fruit of the summer in Georgia.  We think these watermelon appetizers shown below are perfect for any party, wedding, or event … Continue reading


  • A Southern Touch: Magnolia Leaves



  • If you have an old magnolia tree in your yard, then we have found a few ideas for you!  By using the magnolia leaves off your tree, you will be able to create a simple and easy touch to your wedding, … Continue reading


  • UGA Campus Wedding


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  • I so enjoyed working with Carrie and Chris to create their beautiful wedding on UGA Campus. Their story is so awesome, and they are some of the most interesting and sincere people I’ve worked with in a long time! Now … Continue reading


  • Historic Smithonia Farm Wedding {Courtney and John}


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  • These two were just a joy to work with and so very sweet and lovely. Their wedding at the Historic Smithonia Farm was absolutely beautiful and we love these images that perfectly captured the day. Thank you to Ben and … Continue reading


  • Perfect Outdoor Wedding {Mallory and Chris}


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  • This outdoor wedding was just perfect in so many ways. And we planned the whole thing with Mallory, Chris and their families in just 3 weeks. That’s right 3 weeks. Originally the wedding was in the works for the fall … Continue reading


  • Nora and Doug’s Botanical Garden Wedding


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  • The State Botanical Garden in Athens, Georgia, is one of our favorite (and also one of our most frequented) wedding venues! And from these beautiful wedding photos, you’ll see why. There’s just so much natural beauty and light, while the … Continue reading


  • Athens Botanical Garden Wedding {Will + Sandra}


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  • This couple’s wedding was so very interesting to work on. They were actually already married, but had just had a tiny wedding at the courthouse last year very quickly for practical reasons. But they wanted a dream wedding to celebrate … Continue reading


  • Ashley + Joe’s Fabulous Foundry Wedding


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  • I feel so very blessed and lucky to have the best clients ever! They are just so kind, so beautiful and have such fabulous taste! Ashley and Joe are no exception – they were a dream to work with and … Continue reading


  • Wedding at The Georgia Club {Chelsea and Will}


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  • This wedding was just featured on the Borrowed and Blue blog! It was the perfect summer wedding at a country club. Full of color, thoughtful details, great food, and wonderful people! Thank you to ZoomWorks for sharing these fabulous images … Continue reading


  • Beth and Matt’s Beautiful Wedding


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  • Beth was one of the best interns ever with my company. Now she’s a corporate event planner and her talent is really paying off for her in the “real world”. I always get so very excited when I get to … Continue reading


  • Wedding at the Farmhouse Inn {Josh and Colleen}


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  • Colleen and Josh are two of the sweetest people I’ve ever met. They were so very kind, sincere and always smiling every time we met. Maybe that’s why their wedding just feels like pure sunshine to me. 🙂 We thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading


  • St. Simons Island Wedding {Taylor and Nick}


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  • We had the pleasure of working with the Clarke and Morales families last month to orchestrate Taylor and Nick’s beautiful July 4th wedding weekend on St. Simons Island. From the architecture of the venues they selected to the perfect summer … Continue reading


  • Chris and Mallory’s Wedding Sneak Peek



  • This was such a fun-filled celebration for Chris and Mallory’s wedding! We just loved working with the Moyes and Middendorfs on this beautiful occasion! See this video sneak peek from Russ Feltman and get a glimpse into what a great … Continue reading


  • Will and Chelsea’s Wedding at The Georgia Club


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  • This video is just wonderful from Russ Feltman – he is so talented and easily captures the story from the day! Congratulations Chelsea and Will! Chelsea & Will from Russ Feltman – Videographer on Vimeo. © 2003-2014 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley … Continue reading


  • A Beautiful Country Club Wedding


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  • Chelsea and Will’s wedding was just beautiful! With bright colors in summery hues and fabulous wedding weather, you just couldn’t ask for a more picture-perfect day. Here are a few images compliments of ZoomWorks photography from their wedding day….   … Continue reading


  • Fabulous Barn Wedding


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  • Okay, so we’re now approaching Stephanie and Ken’s wedding anniversary, and I could have sworn for the life of me that I had posted this wedding last year. But it’s either vanished or my mind is mush after wedding season. … Continue reading


  • Beautiful Garden Wedding {Bertranna and James Muruthi} Part Two


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  • Seriously these people are some of the most beautiful people inside … and out. Love to you Bertranna and James and to all your wonderful friends and family! <3 Thanks to Now Vision Photography for sharing these fabulous images with … Continue reading


  • Beautiful Garden Wedding {Bertranna and James Muruthi} Part One


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  • We had the best time working with Bertranna to put together this beautiful wedding at Ashford Manor Bed & Breakfast. James and Bertranna’s families and friends were so wonderful to work with! I’ve never seen so many happy, joy-filled, beautiful … Continue reading


  • Lake Oconee Wedding {Amber & Josh}


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  • This wedding at Great Waters on Lake Oconee was the perfect day with fabulous families and friends… and we just loved working with Amber and Josh! Thank you to Stacy from Signs and Wonders Photography for sharing these beautiful pictures … Continue reading


  • Vibrant Summer Wedding {Angela and Fazal}


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  • So you may have noticed I’ve been MIA for about a week. We’ve hit our extremely busy season, completing over 14 events in the past 2 months, with 2 more weddings coming up this weekend. 😉 Sometimes we just have … Continue reading


  • Erika and Andy – DIY Wedding at the Foundry Park Inn


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  • This sweet wedding was at the Foundry Park Inn in April and we just loved Erika and Andy! The bride loved arts and crafts and did an incredible job creating so many thoughtful details! Thank you to J Howe International … Continue reading


  • Classic Spring Wedding


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  • This was a beautiful spring wedding took place at the historic Hardeman-Sams House in Athens, Georgia!     wedding planned and designed by Natalie Bradley Events venue – Hardeman-Sams House catering – Hallie Jane’s Catering photography – Chuck Moore


  • Gorgeous Outdoor Wedding {Spencer-Finley}


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  • I had the best time planning and designing this wedding with Kimberly Spencer Finley. She has one of the best smiles, best outlooks on life, and her joy is contagious! You’ll just LOVE a few of these fabulous pictures from … Continue reading


  • Elenn and Trae’s Lake Oconee Wedding


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  • I’m so in love with this beautiful summer lake wedding we planned at Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee for Elenn and Trae. When they came to me, Elenn and Trae were stressed and overwhelmed and were having a very difficult time pulling … Continue reading


  • Hessian Wedding Theme {by iDo Weddings Malta}


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  • This wedding is from iDo Weddings Malta and it is quite breathtaking!!This beautiful wedding took place in Malta, a small island in the Mediterranean Sea just south of Sicily. From Martina Selvagi: Rachael and James are a lovely couple from the … Continue reading


  • Rhodes-Reynolds Wedding



  • Photography by ZoomWorks Photography   © 2003-2013 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley Events Want to use this post in your E-newsletter, blog, or website? You can as long as you include this complete statement: Southern Event Planner & Designer Natalie Bradley publishes … Continue reading


  • Gibbs-Teal Wedding


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  • This was such a perfect garden wedding at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens. I enjoyed working with Jamie and Brad so much to create this beautiful wedding day. I hope it inspires you today as you see … Continue reading


  • Bottoms-Dailey Wedding


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  • This was a gorgeous wedding beautifully designed with rustic and elegant details combined. The wedding ceremony took place at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in downtown Athens and the reception was at the Historic Smithonia Farm. Photography by ZoomWorks, catering, linens and … Continue reading


  • Dennis-Versaggi Wedding



  • This was another fun and very bright summer wedding at Athens First Presbyterian Church in downtown Athens with reception following at The Foundry Park Inn. The HollyGarden created beautiful florals and photography was captured by ZoomWorks. Photography by ZoomWorks   … Continue reading


  • My First Wedding {Jennifer and John}


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  • This wedding is close to my heart for so many reasons. It was the first wedding I booked in my very first Athens location back in 2003 (even though we planned the wedding for months and months after that),  John … Continue reading


  • Romantic Red Wedding


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  • This beautiful romantic red wedding incorporated the bride’s love for tradition with a modern twist, their southern roots, and a feel for romance in a trendy fashion. Enjoy these beautiful images captured by ZoomWorks photography.   © 2003-2013 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie … Continue reading


  • Horne-Windham Wedding



  • A beautiful wedding we planned and designed in Savannah, Georgia! Rebecca was one of my former interns, so working with her on her beautiful wedding was that much more rewarding! Photography by ZoomWorks Photography. Blessings, © 2003-2013 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley … Continue reading


  • Planning a UGA Themed Wedding



  • {As originally published in Southern Distinction Magazine, November 2004} Flowers by Gardenia Floral Design and Photos by JetKat Photo. With the recent wedding craze that has hit our television sets and newsstands, celebrations have become more elaborate and over-the-top than … Continue reading


  • Thomas-Rogers Wedding



  • This was such a sweet Athens wedding we did a few years back at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Athens, GA, and the Foundry Park Inn. The two families coming together were some of the kindest people I’ve ever met, and … Continue reading


  • Larson-Moore Wedding



  • This was a fabulous wedding we did a few years back on beautiful Lake Oconee. The ceremony was in a tiny and charming old church in downtown Eatonton, Georgia, and the reception followed at the families home overlooking the lake. … Continue reading


  • Wen-Yang Wedding



  • Vivian and Mike were SO much fun working with! They are quite possibly the most fun-loving people I’ve ever met and they are so CUTE as a couple!! Plus I had the pleasure of working with the beautiful Cloverleaf Farm … Continue reading