Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to assist with the coordination of a styled shoot for the Charleston Blog Society along side our fearless leader, Gillian Ellis. So as you can imagine, I had a blast! Styled shoots are one of my favorite things to do because you get to be truly creative when designing your event. Being the marketing manager at The Silver Starfish, I had an excellent connection with the owner who was kind enough to design and provide all paper goods for this shoot. I have said...

If you have been following me on Instagram (@thepetalreport if not), then you know by now my new favorite hobby has become calligraphy! A couple of months ago I took a Skype session with the fabulous Simply Jessica Marie to learn watercolor calligraphy. I loved the subject (and teacher) so much, that I decided to take another workshop when she came into Charleston for a conference. Y'all, when I say she is amazing, I mean she is AH-MAZING. Not only is she incredibly talented with watercolor calligraphy and illustrations but also...

As I am sure some of you have already seen, I was lucky enough to be featured on Southern Living's blog, The Daily South, to talk about entertaining in your 20s. (Check out my tips here if you missed it!) I wanted the opportunity to share more pictures of this fun shoot with you all here on The Petal Report. I hope you enjoy my theme of "wine tasting bash" and get some creative ideas off of my post on The Daily South! Happy Planning! [gallery ids="1625,1628" type="rectangular"] [gallery ids="1629,1647,1650" type="rectangular"] [gallery ids="1635,1646,1642" type="rectangular"] Styled Shoot for: Southern Living-...

This wedding was particularly special to me. It was the first bride I helped sign when I joined back in March and I have been working with her on her wedding day ever since. Including cake tastings, design meetings, photography introductions, and so much more, we had been through a lot. I learned the stress and struggles it takes to be a wedding planner during the course of this coordination. Playing referee between family members and learning how important attention to details is, this was a definite learning process. After surviving the execution and...