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Natu + Phillip’s Tanzanian Downtown Wedding Weekend by Music City Events

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wedding weekends are the way to go as of late - especially when you're planning a destination wedding! Everyone is already there the whole weekend, so why not make a non-stop party out of it? And that's exactly what Natu + Phillip did last April right here in Music City. The Atlanta natives spent the weekend celebrating through a traditional Tanzanian followed by a classic American wedding! Mary Anna Davis with Music City Events helped the couple design and plan their day with special details throughout the weekend. From a colorful and bright celebration to a classic black and white soireé, Natu + Phillip gave their guests an incredible experience right here in Nashville. Check out all the photos from Gregory Byerline and read about the wedding from planner, Mary Anna's perspective! 

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Natu + Phillip

Marathon Village | aVenue

4.29.16 + 4.30.16

Wedding Team:

Wedding Planning + Design | Mary Anna Davis of Music City Events

Venue | aVenue

Photographer | Gregory Byerline

Videographer | With This Ring

Dress | Winnie Couture

Shoes | Sam Edelman

Officiant | Ralph Griggs

Ceremony Music + Emcee | Brad Ford of Snyder Entertainment

Live band | William Davenport

Calligraphy | Mary Ann Prosise

Flowers | Enchanted Florist

Draping | Visual Elements

Lighting | Nashville Event Lighting + Nashville Audio Visual

Rentals | Music City Tents and Events, Over the Top Linens

Catering | Dream Events and Catering

Wedding Cake | Dulce Desserts

Groom's Cake | A Frosted Affair

From the planner, Mary Anna Davis: Natu and Phil met and dated for 10 years before tying the knot in Nashville, TN! As Atlanta natives, they fell in love with the charm of Nashville and decided to host their two day wedding weekend in the heart of downtown. They are both doctors and got engaged in Paris! They are self-proclaimed foodies and have the biggest hearts of gold.

The two day wedding weekend kicked off with a traditional Tanzanian wedding ceremony at Marathon Village. Nashville Audio Visual provided the drapery and lighting and a family friend catered traditional Tanzanian food.  The next day brought rain and an elegant black, white and gold American wedding ceremony at aVenue downtown. Nashville Event Lighting created custom Edison lightbulb chandeliers for the aisle and Dream Events and Catering designed a delicious menu for these foodies!

Thank you so much for sharing Natu + Phillip's wedding weekend with us, Mary Anna! You can find out more about Music City Events on their website here. And be sure to give them a follow over on Instagram here! I absolutely love when couples + planners put so much thought into the big day. If you have a wedding you think would be a fit for Nashville Bride Guide, head over to our submissions page here

Posted by Alyssa | Filed under: Destination Nashville Weddings!, Multicultural, African-American weddings, Luxury Nashville Wedding Finds, Real Nashville Weddings, Wedding Planners & Coordinators, 0 comments »

Paige Brown Designs’ Glam Enchanted Garden Styled Shoot at East Ivy Mansion

Friday, March 24, 2017

Class. Style. Elegance. Creativity... these are the words that come to mind whenever I see a styled shoot or wedding by Paige Brown Designs! Like I've said before, her innovative designs never cease to amaze me! She tops herself with each and every project - including this Vogue-inspired styled shoot at Easy Ivy Mansion! Paige carefully crafted every detail - from the elegant table blooms to the styled model shots, this shoot gives so much spring garden glam wedding inspiration! The pops of lilac and hints of gold against the green ivy garden is such a dream. The enchanted garden leaves us all with an element of whimsy and carries us through Paige Brown's daydream. Keep scrolling to see all of the photos from By Jarquise and learn more about Paige's inspiration with this shoot...

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Styled Shoot

Designed by Paige Brown Designs

East Ivy Mansion

2.4.17

Style Shoot Team:

Design, Creative Director, and Florals | Paige Brown Designs

Venue | East Ivy Mansion

Model | Latanya Greene with Maverick Renegade Management 

HMUA | Art Official Makeup

Dress | Elle Nelle Bridal 

Rentals | Liberty Party Rental

Photography | By Jarquise 

From the designer, Paige Brown: I daydream all of the time. There is so much beauty and creativity that lives within our imagination. It's there where anything is possible. I had a vision of a beautiful woman walking through an enchanted garden in a gorgeous silk gown at her flawlessly beautiful mansion. I took that vision and created an entire narrative around it.

I truly believe every woman deserves a fairytale experience at least once in their lifetime. ESPECIALLY on their wedding day. That's what Paige Brown Designs is all about... The magic and beauty of making fairytale wedding wishes a reality.

This couture shoot was inspired by Vogue and all things fabulous.

Wow - thank you so much for sharing this incredibly dreamy shoot with us, Paige! You can check out more of Paige Brown Designs' work here on her website. And be sure to give her a follow on Instagram here!

If you liked this styled shoot, be sure to check out Melanie + Chris' wedding here!

Posted by Alyssa | Filed under: Inspiration & Trends, Luxury Nashville Wedding Finds, Wedding Planners & Coordinators, Wedding Style - Garden, Outdoor, 0 comments »

Melody + Chris’ Modern Glam Wedding at Global Events Center by Paige Brown Designs

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

When it comes to glam, hip and sophisticated weddings in Nashville, TN, Paige Brown Designs is the perfect choice for your wedding designer! Paige's designs never cease to amaze me and she continues to come up with the most innovative and breathtaking wedding designs for Nashville area brides. And she definitely delivered on style and innovation for couple Melody + Chris! Their modern glam wedding at Global Event Center wowed all 350 wedding guests. From the custom built flower wall to the extravagant draping designs, Melody + Chris now have lasting memories of their day that guests will talk about for years to come. Take a look at all their stunning wedding photos below from photographer By Jarquise!

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Melody + Chris

West End Church of Christ + Global Events Center

9.24.16

350 Guests

Wedding Team:

Planning, Florals, Design | Paige Brown Designs

Rentals | Liberty Party Rental

Lighting | Bright Event Productions

Draping | Southern Design Works

Photographer | By Jarquise

Tell us about the couple.

Paige Brown: Chris and Melody are very laid back and super fun to be around!

Tell us about the couple's vision.

Paige Brown: They were pretty non-chalant about the design details, which is obviously every designer's dream come true. I was able to come up with a design with no creative restrictions.

What details were used to create their theme?

Paige Brown: Their wedding colors were plum, silver, and white. We used a ton of textures, lucite, and mirrored elements to give off the modern look we were going for. We also incorporated a gorgeous 8'x8' foot floral wall that served as her ceremony and sweetheart table backdrop.

 

Can you share any special moments or highlights of their wedding day?

Paige Brown: Their first dance was super fun. They started with a traditional first dance and then broke into "Ju Ju on the Beat." I love that they were committed to being themselves the entire day. Super fun!

Did they have any special requests or unique challenges that you had to work together to overcome?

Paige Brown: It was pretty difficult transporting and building an 8'x8' foot wall, but it turned out so great! This was also the largest space we've ever transformed, accommodating 350 wedding guests!

Congrats to Melody + Chris on such a beautiful wedding! You can find more of Paige Brown Designs' portfolio on her website here and also be sure to give her a follow on Instagram here

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Posted by Alyssa | Filed under: Florals, Details & Design , Multicultural, African-American weddings, Luxury Nashville Wedding Finds, Real Nashville Weddings, Wedding Planners & Coordinators, 0 comments »

A Fun, Sparkly and Cheerful Christmas Styled Shoot at Paige Brown Designs’ Studio

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

4 days until Christmas - can you believe it? And Paige Brown Designs has us swooning over her festive blush, gold, silver and black decorated design studio! We love that Paige thought out of the box and changed the Christmas color palate instead of using the traditional green and red. That flower wall is such an incredible statment piece and all of the sparkle and shine of the tablescape give the room texture and dimension Each and every decor element is carefully crafted by Paige and the finished product is such a stunner! Scroll down for more on Paige's inspiration for the shoot...

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Christmas Styled Shoot

Paige Brown Designs Studio

12.8.16

Paige: When I think of Christmas, I think of Paige Brown Designs: fun, sparkly and cheerful. I wanted the design to be a direct reflection of the brand, so that when you see the decor, you automatically think of us. This look was also inspired by my childhood. I remember every year watching some of my favorite Christmas movies and seeing the gorgeous mansions with the crystal chandeliers, sparkling lights, and fabulous decor. I always said that whenever I became an adult, I would incorporate these elements into my home/decor, so I decided to turn our studio into a cozy and glamouorous Christmas experience. We decided against the traditional green and red Christmas colors and went for a more non-traditional look using my favorite colors: blush, gold, silver, and black. I'm really impressed with how everything turned out and I'm looking forward to next year already!

Just when you thought cozy and glamorous would never be found in the same design, Paige Brown Designs never ceases to amaze with her innovation and creativity!

Check out more of Paige's work on her website here and also on her Instagram feed here! Merry Christmas!

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Posted by Alyssa | Filed under: Inspiration & Trends, Luxury Nashville Wedding Finds, Wedding Planners & Coordinators, 0 comments »

Meet Paige Brown Designs: Planning + Designing Luxury Glam Nashville Weddings

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Style. Glamour. Sophistication. If these 3 words describe the wedding of your dreams, then Paige Brown Designs is the planner for you! Paige and her team will bring a luxury feel to your wedding with some of the most innovative design in Nashville weddings today. I've worked with Paige for a while now and I know she is the real deal - you can trust her with planning your wedding! Allowing your designer's creativity to meld with your personality is the ultimate planner/bride relationship goal and you'll be sure to accomplish this with Paige and her team. You've seen some of her styled shoot work on the blog here and here, and NBG also gave you a sneak peek of her online shop here! Without further ado, I'll hand the mic over to Paige and let her tell you all about her incredible services!

Photo by Shannon Bankston Photography

Photo by Shannon Bankston Photography

Photo by Elle Danielle Photography

Tell us about Paige Brown Designs!

Paige: Paige Brown Designs is a boutique wedding planning and event design firm. We offer luxury planning , florals, and event design services for the sophisticated and stylish bride.

How long have you been in business?

Paige: 2.5 years.

What's the philosophy behind Paige Brown Designs?

Paige: We truly believe in utilizing a stylish and sophisticated approach when it comes to delivering one of a kind design services. With a combination of elegance, glamour, and style, it is our mission to create luxurious and breathtaking wedding experiences.

Photo by Elle Danielle Photography

Photography by Jarquise

What are your strengths compared to others in your category?

Paige: Honestly, we don't try to be anything we're not. We understand that not everyone will like our bold and vibrant style, and we're totally okay with that. We just do whatever comes to us creatively and it's worked out in our favor so far. :-)

What attracts brides to your business?

Paige: I think our clients appreciate the fun and laid back vibe that comes with our brand. I truly believe you can be graceful and stylish, and still have fun! You don't have to be a super perfect human to be fabulous. We make sure that is communicated throughout our brand. When clients meet us, it's definitely one of those "oh hey girl! I feel like I've known you forever" kind of moments. And I live for those.

Describe the bride who is most attracted to your company.

Paige: I would say Paige Brown Designs is for the bold and glamorous couple that is not afraid to make exaggerated artistic statements. Our style is for couples who appreciate sophistication, elegance, and style with a slight couture flair and LOVE to have a good time. We can't wait to work with all of you fabulous and stylish brides out there!

Photo by Shannon Bankston Photography

Photo by Shannon Bankston Photography

Photo by Ramiah Branch

Photo by Shannon Bankston Photography

Thanks so much for sharing your story with us, Paige! You can see more of her work on her website here and also, be sure to follow Paige on Instagram here

Posted by Alyssa | Filed under: Luxury Nashville Wedding Finds, Wedding Planners & Coordinators, Wedding Style - Classic, Wedding Style - Modern, 0 comments »