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Wedding planner, cupcake enthusiast, and lover of all things romance and weddings.


Today I get the pleasure of sharing the love story of Ashley and Kendall. They will be saying “I Do” at The Corley Mill House and I am so excited for this day. This couple has truly been a pleasure to work with. Continue reading to learn more about this awesome couple and some of their wedding details.

Columbia SC Engagement | SC Wedding | Avila Dawn Events | www.aviladawnevents.comBride: Ashley and Kendall

Columbia SC Engagement | SC Wedding | Avila Dawn Events |

How did you meet? We were introduced by Kendall’s best friend – Shannon.

How did your fiance pop the question… were you expecting it? We went to a semi-formal charity dinner/concert on the night of the proposal and had an AMAZING time! After dinner, Kendall pretended that we were going to do some late night geocaching in downtown Columbia and popped the question by a historic statue while I was trying to find the “Geocache”! Kendall had one of my best friends there to photograph the entire thing. I was COMPLETELY surprised, overwhelmed and ELATED. It was truly one of the best nights of my life!

Columbia SC Engagement | SC Wedding | Avila Dawn Events |

In three words, describe your wedding: Vintage, Original, Love

Now the Details: It’s a fusion of Alice in Wonderland meets the Secret Garden. Lots of antique books, lace, skeleton keys, tea cups and flower vases. Sage Green and Coral are the main colors in our palette.

What has been your favorite source for wedding inspiration? My planner!!

What have you loved most about planning your wedding? Seeing everything come together.

What has been the most difficult? PAYING FOR EVERYTHING lol!!

Any advice for newly engaged couples as they go through the planning process? Try to make as many decisions together as possible so that you are both represented on the big day. Hire a wedding planner if possible. I don’t know what we would’ve done without Jevettra. She is worth her weight in gold!

Columbia SC Engagement | SC Wedding | Avila Dawn Events |

Columbia SC Engagement | SC Wedding | Avila Dawn Events |


Down the Aisle They Go | Ashley + Kendall

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