February was Bridal Show month at Makeup for Your Day! We kicked it off at the Carolina Inn Bridal Show in Chapel Hill!
Caroline, Abbey, Megan and I started our day by making over our two gorgeous models.
I had so much fun at this show because we come to the Carolina Inn several times a year for weddings, and it was great to see the place totally decked out. Several of our artists & stylists were able to come to the event to meet all of the brides that came out to the show.
We even got to hang out with Heidi Dawson, the director of catering for the Carolina Inn and a good friend of the Makeup for Your Day team. One of our resident stylists, Megan is getting married this year and was able to attend the show with her fiance, Anthony!
One of my favorite parts of bridal shows is the food! I don’t know that I have seen so many different food vendors in one place before! We had cake, pie, chicken and waffles on a stick, and there was even a s’mores bar. Yes.. a buffet where you could make your own s’mores. YUM! Jen and Susanne had to grab a cheerwine and donuts!
I will documenting all of the bridal shows Megan and I went to in the month of February on the blog over the next few days! Please tune in tomorrow for more!
After a beautiful wintry snow fall in North Carolina last night we thought we’d share some warm photos of a gorgeous Carolina Inn wedding for you to enjoy hopefully while snuggled up under a blanket with hot chocolate at home!
Our bride, Erica, was stunning on her wedding day with a classic, low updo by our amazing stylist, Shannan and clean, natural makeup by our ever-talented mua, Brenna.
We love the floral addition to her hair. This little added touch really accentuated her classic style and blended beautifully with her gorgeous bouquet by Tre Bella.
Probably one of our all-time favorite Mother-Daughter moments captured on camera. Such a sweet exchange! Huge props to one of our favorite photographers, Cyn Kain, for capturing all these special moments for our bride Erica!
Of course I especially love the exit details by Sally Oakley with the Carolina pom-poms! Go Heels! Erica and Matt we wish you the best and thoroughly enjoyed working with you for your big day. Congratulations from our entire MYD team!
Kelsey was an absolute joy to work with! From the very beginning we enjoyed having her come in for her bridal portraits and sessions leading up to the wedding day. It was very obvious that her wedding at the Carolina Club in Chapel Hill was going to be full of laughter and love. We wish Kelsey and Charlie all the best and cannot wait to see what the future holds for this lovely couple!
Kelsey’s laugh is infectious and kept her whole bridal party in a great mood all morning while getting ready. Don’t you just love that red lip?! Jen B had so much fun creating this smokey eye and bold lip combo for Kelsey’s big day.
Kelsey’s bridesmaids were stunning with their red bouquets and loose, textured updos. Hair styling was provided by Jen H and Kristin.
Jen H did a beautiful job on Kelsey’s low, modern chignon.
Stunning exit for a stunning bride! Leave us some love and your thoughts on Kelsey’s big day here in the comments or on Facebook and Twitter. What did you think of her red lip and chignon?
We just got the pictures back from Chris and Nikki’s wedding in November! We had so much fun working with Nikki, her mom and bridesmaids in Chapel Hill, NC. The wedding was gorgeous, and even more so was the bride. Their ceremony was held at the Presbyterian Church on Franklin Street and the reception was in the Pope Box above the Kenan Football Stadium. Here are some pictures taken by Chris Arrington Photography of the bride and attendants.