RYAN | WIECHERT WEDDING

Kelly Ryan and Scott Wiechert were recently married in Savannah, Georgia at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They had their reception at Bethesda Academy. Kelly and Scott met in Savannah at rooftop bar, The Grove. Scott proposed to Kelly in her hometown of Hilton Head Island in front of the Harbour Town Lighthouse. Scott is a Marine Scientist in the U.S. Coast Guard and Kelly is the VP & Marketing Director at her family’s business Weichert, Realtors®- Coastal Properties.

Couple enjoys memorable Coastal Discovery Museum wedding

BY JESSICA FARTHING | PHOTOS BY CHLOE GIANCOLA

Hannah and Carl Casalbore met in the summer of 2018, a chance encounter when Carl was visiting friends at the same apartment complex. He caught Hannah’s eye while she lounged at the pool watching him play with some children. She had the idea the kids belonged to the couple near him, so she struck up a conversation.

WHAT’S TRENDING IN WEDDING RINGS

BY NINA GREENPLATE 

Engagement rings are as unique as the couples who are betrothed. Each piece is a one-of-a-kind expression, with today’s design choices more brilliant than ever, from elegantly simple, to bold and prominent.

BROWN | HEXAMER WEDDING

Living in the very small town of Ridgeland, S.C., the families of Brittany Brown and Timber Hexamer have always known each other. Brittany and Timber went to the same school and had the same group of friends before dating. Their first date was going to the movies in 2016. They dated for five years, and Timber proposed on their fifth anniversary in Nashville, Tenn. They were married at Malphrus Oaks in Ridgeland.

VANDERSLICE | CUNNINGHAM WEDDING

Sarah Vanderslice of Hilton Head Island married John Cunningham of Monroe, Louisiana in a home ceremony and reception in Spanish Wells. They met through a mutual friend when John visited Sarah in Tennessee. They now reside in Bluffton, South Carolina.

SANDOVAL | BALLARD WEDDING

Katy Sandoval and Zach Ballard were recently married at First Presbyterian Church and had their reception at the Sea Pines Country Club. They met as students at Hilton Head High School and both graduated from Clemson University. They live in Madison, Wisconsin, where Zach is a bio-medical engineer with Epic and Katy is a neonatal nurse at UnityPoint-Meriter Hospital. Photos by Ashly McCoy | ashlymccoy.com

HOW TO MAKE YOUR WEDDING DAY ECO-FRIENDLY

BY AMY BARTLETT

Google eco-friendly weddings (or green, sustainable, ethical, zero-waste), and the most common advice is one we know and love here in the Lowcountry: Keep it local.

Couple travels to exchanges vows at Sea Pines

BY NICOLE CRAM | PHOTOS BY PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANNE

On a breezy day in May 2021, lifelong friends Jenna Hall and Joey Roberts exchanged vows on the 17th green in Harbour Town in front of family and friends who traveled from near and far to celebrate the happy couple.

Sentimental choices pull everything together

BY VICKIE MCINTYRE | PHOTOS BY PHILIP CASEY

“I never grew up dreaming about my wedding,” said Beaufort native Caroline Kinard Roberts, “so I didn’t expect it to be perfect.”

Justin Johnston and Beth Milbee’s wedding was a love story 22 years in the making

STORY BY BARRY KAUFMAN | PHOTOS BY ROB KAUFMAN

This past Halloween, while the island’s youngsters were going door to door in search of sugary delights, Justin Johnston and Beth Milbee were coming together in pursuit of something far sweeter than any candy. Surrounded by family and friends and framed by the natural majesty of Mitchelville Beach House, they said their “I Dos.”

Couple’s special bond celebrated with Bluffton wedding

BY BECCA EDWARDS | PHOTOS BY GABRIELA LOPEZ

What makes a good love story? Dylan Rosser would argue Willie and Nicole Cram do.

Officiating their wedding on Oct. 16, 2021, Rosser spoke to the 175 friends and family members in attendance and recounted the kind of love story that makes for a good rom-com complete with a happy ending and a life take-away.

What to know when honored as best man or maid of honor

BY NINA GREENPLATE

Standing up as one’s best man or maid of honor is both a sweet tribute and a time-honored position of responsibility.  

Weddings are as unique as the happy couple themselves, yet much of the ‘to-do’ list comes standard.

// WINTER WEDDING // Breaks tradition, full of surprises

What do football season and a winter wedding have in common? Just ask Hilton Head newlyweds, Camille and Charlie Schramm.

Both are graduates of the University of South Carolina and avid football fans, which explains Charlie’s choice for proposing in September of 2018 at — what else? — a tailgate.

Plan an unforgettable //DESTINATION WEDDING// 

With post-pandemic trending terms like “minimony” and “sequel wedding,” it’s hard to know how to begin planning your destination wedding, but fortunately Lowcountry experts have offered their insightful expertise. “When you have a vendor who translates for a Lowcountry feel,” Beth Baldwin of Beth Baldwin Weddings said, “it ‘marries’ the elements of the evening in perfect harmony.” The top advice for maintaining harmony: Hire a wedding planner.