Lauren & Dylan's NYC Restaurant-Inspired Downtown Raleigh Wedding at Merrimon-Wynne

Lauren & Dylan's NYC Restaurant-Inspired Downtown Raleigh Wedding at Merrimon-Wynne

When Lauren & Dylan got engaged, they knew they wanted a wedding inspired by their favorite place to travel, New York City, their love of delicious food, and their closeness with family and friends who are family. Elegant, yet welcoming, was the feel they wanted to create – a special treat for all their loved ones. They chose to host their dream celebration at the historic and stunning Merrimon-Wynne House in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina in the midst of fall.

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Rachael & Jesse's Banner Elk Private Mountain Home Wedding

Rachael & Jesse's Banner Elk Private Mountain Home Wedding

Rachael, a local gift boutique owner of The Local Squirrel, and Jesse, an Army veteran, were married at Rachael’s parents’ home at the first turn of fall in the NC Mountains. This celebration, featured in The Carolinas Magazine, was magically unique, from a “chapel in the woods” ceremony among Banner Elk’s mountain boulders, to countless thoughtful food and beverage pairings, to details to make each guest feel welcome. They wanted to use locally sourced items and services to reflect the sense of place, while providing a gracious, hospitable experience each attendee would remember as guests of their own home.

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