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08 Jan A True Southern Bride and Groom

As many of you may know, Shawn Schindler Events has recently introduced our new full feature spread in Southern Bride and Groom which featured Angie Cole and David Padilla’s glamorous urban wedding at The Stockroom at 230.


While you’re flipping through the pages highlighting the Shawn Schindler Events team, make sure to pay attention to our advertisement following the feature on page 190 in Volume 29, Winter/Spring 2016. Colorful floral’s from Expressions of Love and smiling faces dressed in delicate pastels, fill the page for Macky and Daniel Trotter’s wedding at the The Pavilions at the Angus Barn.


The love-filled ceremony took place at Saint Mary’s Chapel at Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, in a chapel dawned with the couples’ initials on red doors. As guests filled the pews, excitement filled the couple which stayed evident through every picture captured by Ginny Corbett Photography.


We featured Macky and Daniel Trotter as our main advertisement page wedding for the simple elegance, timeless design and spectacular experience we at Shawn Schindler Events shared with the newlyweds and their families alike. Every moment in the planning process was filled with laughter, kindness and overwhelming joy, making each task within our services to them something to remember.


The couple held strong to their country roots with their extravagant reception intertwining a classic Southern rustic atmosphere with a vibrant palette of pinks and greens. It was obvious to us that we had to feature Macky and Daniel within our advertisement to display not only our skills within our career, but to provide readers with our love for the unique twist on classic Southern wedding design. Bringing to life the Trotter’s vision for their ethereal Carolina wedding was not only a gratifying experience but one we at Shawn Schindler Events knew we had to share for all to see.


Macky and Daniel were our very own, True Southern Bride and Groom.


Visit Shawn Schindler Events on Facebook & Ginny Corbett Photography for more pictures from The Trotter wedding!

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09 Jun Tossing out the traditions?

While catching up on all things wedding related through nearly any outlet possible, we have discovered that many topics of discussion have been focused on the “typical” wedding traditions and tossing them out of the modern wedding mix.

Cosmopolitan Magazine shared an article about the 7 Wedding Traditions That Need to Die. A little bit of a melodramatic title for something wedding related, but none-the-less, it seems to revel in the collected opinions of the magazines readers. The bouquet toss, garter retrieval, bridesmaids, the white dress, father giveaway, not seeing each other before hand and lastly, the cake smashing.

We can understand some of the ideas behind nixing some long-standing traditions, after all, who wants to ruin the gorgeous make-up which you spent way too long sitting in a chair getting done? Or even worse, having your dear old gram gram watching your new husband shove his head up your dress to retrieve a garter…

Now that doesn’t mean we oppose any of the traditions at your wedding, it is your day, not ours!

But, for all our future “brides-to-be” or even those reading who are or have been married, what do you think of the tossing out of traditions for today’s “modern” brides?

Comment, quote, link or rebuttal. We want your opinions!

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