Katie and Josh’s wedding at The Fearrington has us gushing! Her dress detail absolutely is darling and her sweet, flowing bridesmaids dresses go perfectly with her. Check out these gorgeous images from Nancy Ray Photography of Katie and Josh’s big day and let us know what you think of her party’s Southern style!
Lauren and Mark tied the knot at the beautiful Matthews House in Cary, North Carolina. Their sweet loved was captured beautifully by Nancy Ray Photography. We loved working with Lauren and hope you enjoy these beautiful images that celebrate sweet love!
February is Bridal Show Month for Makeup for Your Day! Our final bridal show for February was back in Durham at The Cookery! This venue is also historic and has a very unique and urban feel to it.
This event had a live band and the guests were encouraged to visit every vendor for a chance to enter a raffle!
Guests could watch a painting in progress
Guests enjoyed music from a live band
Yummy options from Donovan’s Dish
Guests could enjoy live music, a full bar and some yummy flatbread options from Donovan’s Dish.
Megan and I had so much fun chatting with brides and their fiances about their upcoming wedding plans! We met guests who were just recently engaged and some that were just putting the finishing touches on their events.
Bridal shows are a great way to get to chat with vendors and see venues fully decorated. If you find yourself at a bridal show in the future, please make sure you stop by and chat with us! My favorite part of it all is meeting couples and sharing in the excitement of planning a wedding and getting to know them.
That wraps up our bridal shows before we enter this 2016 wedding season. We’ve got a lot of work to do catching up with all the brides we met at the shows this season! See you at the next show! -Kelsi
February is Bridal Show Month at Makeup for Your Day and I will be documenting all of the shows we went to! Megan and I were back in Durham again for a bridal show at the Museum of Life and Science.
I think that this venue brought out the inner child in me. We were set up in the weather room and I don’t know how many vendors can say they could chat with brides next to a tornado!
Our models for this event were actually employees at the museum and were such a treat to chat with. They talked about how great it was to work for the museum!
There was live music, food trucks and live animals, all of which could be brought out at an event. I met a lizard and a snake at the bridal show! How cool is that!?
I also got to try some honey lavender ice cream from The Parlour ice cream bus! It was so delicious! Also, who doesn’t love running up to the ice cream truck for a sweet treat!
Megan and I got to chat with some great brides who had come to the museum. Some were already planning on having their wedding there, others were getting a feel for the place. I am sure after this fun night, the choice would be easy!
Our booth was located next to Jessica of Jessica Arden Photography! She’s a good friend of Makeup for Your Day and a very talented photographer from Durham!
I will continue to document the bridal shows we attended this February on the blog! Catch up with us tomorrow to see where we will go next!
February is Bridal Show Month at Makeup for Your Day and I will be documenting all of the shows we attended! We were invited to be a vendor at The Rickhouse in Durham. This show was fun because it was on Valentine’s day, so it seemed extra romantic.
I really like this venue because it carries so much charm and history. We had a great view of the brewery! Megan and I came out for this show and we got to chat with some great vendors and meet some of the fun brides-to-be!
We had our flowers provided for this show by Tre Bella and they were so gorgeous! I love the way they looked next to the brick background.
We had a great view of the big dance floor that The Rickhouse has. I feel like Durham brings out the unique creativity in people! At this event I got to meet Riley Mclean and see his tin types! What a cool way to take a portrait!
I will be documenting the rest of our February bridal shows this week! Tune in tomorrow to see where we went next!
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!
Let me just start out by saying that if you have not picked up the brand new issue of Trendy Bride magazine, you are missing out! We are beyond thrilled and excited about the cover featuring hair and makeup by Jennifer Buenviaje for MYD, the cover story inside with to-die-for images by the uber-talented Perry Vaile and this little styled beauty below featuring photos from Jodi Miller Photography.
Our team (Kristin, N’Zinga and Jen B) collaborated with some awesome local North Carolina wedding vendors to produce this “Black, White and Cotton Candy Bright” lovely styled shoot by Kaitlin of Simply Put Vintage in downtown Raleigh. What are your favorite details in the feature and which hair/makeup style on the bride or bridesmaids do you love?
If that wasn’t enough to satisfy your appetite for gorgeous, here are some other shots from the day that we adore and just had to show off!
Can’t get enough? Head over to our Instagram account and leave our team some love on our other styled shoots and REAL BRIDE photos!
Jessica was absolutely stunning on her wedding day. For her bridal hair and makeup, she chose a fresh, clean palette of roses and pinks to highlight her porcelain complexion. Her hair was neatly secured in a textured updo that allowed all the focus to be on her amazing cathedral veil. Check out these lovely images by Kate Headley Photography and let us know what you think about Jessica’s look by MUA: Jen B, Hair: Kerri and Kathy!
We are extremely proud to report that a styled shoot we collaborated on with some amazing vendor talent from the Triangle was featured in Trendy Bride Magazine! Gorgeous hair and makeup for the models was done by our super talented stylist/mua, Kerri. Styled shoot concept by Michelle at Wedding Story Writer.
You can order your copy of the full magazine online at the Trendy Bride site. Great info throughout on planning your big day and super helpful articles like this one for the bridesmaids and other family members that may be helping to plan or throw showers.
We’d love to hear your thoughts on this beautiful styled shoot. Please leave some love for Kerri in the comments below or give her a shout out on Facebook or Twitter!