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10th Annual Bridal Open House & Menu Tasting Vendor Spotlight: Courtney Goldman Photography

26 Feb

Leading up to our 10th Annual Bridal Show & Tasting, we would like to shine a light on our wonderful vendors. Today we present a little of what Courtney Goldman Photography has to offer. We hope you will plan to join us on March 2nd to see how 20+ vendors can make sure your wedding is the best day of your life!

“Courtney Goldman is Athens’ most fun Wedding Photographer! When she is taking photos, Courtney is always happy, fun, and engaging – and always professional. Her images will capture your love and the joy of your wedding celebration.

Courtney will work tirelessly to create an exceptional experience from the moment you book. She will provide you with timeless images you’ll treasure always. You will be thrilled to share with friends, family, and generations to come.

Want to learn more?  Our brides say it best!  Click here for our clients’ first hand account of their experience with Courtney Goldman Photography.

I look forward to seeing you at the 2014 Foundry’s Bridal Show & Tasting.  Come visit me in Galleria I to tell me about your wedding. Don’t forget to ask what great show specials I’m offering!”

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Website: www.CourtneyGoldman.com

Blog: www.CourtneyGoldman.com/blog

Facebook: www.facebook.com/courtneygoldmanphotography

Reviews: http://goo.gl/uVemf

Email: cg@CourtneyGoldman.com

 

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10th Annual Bridal Open House & Menu Tasting Vendor Spotlight: Deborah’s Specialty Cakes

25 Feb

Leading up to our 10th Annual Bridal Show & Tasting, we would like to shine a light on our wonderful vendors. Today we present a little of what Deborah’s Specialty Cakes has to offer. We hope you will plan to join us on March 2nd to see how 20+ vendors can make sure your wedding is the best day of your life!

“Deborah’s Specialty Cakes is excited to be part of the Foundry Park Inn’s Annual Bridal Open House again this year!

Deborah’s delights in making your cake unique and delicious. This isn’t just a job to me, it’s my creative outlet and something I love to do. I can’t think of a more wonderful thing than to be a part of people’s special moments, and being Italian means the best way to do that is with food, of course!! Each cake is the result of in-depth consultations with you. I like to get to know you, get to know your personality a little. Once I get a feel for what it is you are looking for I do a sketch and we use that as our working model.  The end result of this careful attention to detail is a centerpiece that harmonizes with your celebration and adds that extra special something. I can make a life-size guitar, complete with all the doo-dads. I have hand sculpted everything from an eight point buck to delicate, gumpaste magnolias. I’ve done Hobbit cakes and wedding cakes with zombies. After 25 years of making cakes there is not much I haven’t done and I am continually updating my skills.

A cake may be beautiful to look at but if it’s dry and tasteless the loveliness is soon forgotten. I make every single cake, from scratch, the day before your special event. Since all my cakes are by special order only I have no need to freeze cakes in order to meet an unexpected demand, and so my cakes are fresh, moist, and flavorful. I’ve developed a storehouse of recipes over the years that yield old-fashioned, truly yummy cakes, every time. The flavors, textures, and frosting combinations are endless. The thing I am most proud of is my authentic, Italian meringue icing. If icing has confectioner’s sugar in it then it is decidedly not an authentic buttercream icing. I am the only bakery in town that makes this wonderful icing. Not too sweet, not too heavy and full of real vanilla. It feels so luscious and delicious in your mouth, you’ll never want the other stuff again. Guaranteed!

Last but not least, I am very happy to offer Vegan, Non-Dairy, and Gluten Free cakes in addition to my regular flavors. I am fairly certain I can work around any food allergens or sensitivities you may have. I love to offer this to my clients because,no one should have to be without cake…..ever!!

I am giving away a door prize that every bride is eligible for, a gift certificate worth $50.00 towards your wedding cake for 125 people or more! Please come join us and have fun and eat cake!!

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Deborah’s Specialty Cakes

www.DeborahsSpecialtyCakes.com

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10th Annual Bridal Open House & Menu Tasting Vendor Spotlight: Natalie Bradley Events

23 Feb

Leading up to our 10th Annual Bridal Show & Tasting, we would like to shine a light on our wonderful vendors. Today we present a little of what full-service event planning and design company, Natalie Bradley Events has to offer. We hope you will plan to join us on March 2nd to see how Natalie and 20+ vendors can make sure your wedding is the best day of your life!

Natalie Bradley Events  is a full-service event planning and design company located in Athens, Georgia. Since 2003, Natalie Bradley Events has been creating extraordinary custom events in the Athens area, as well as destination weddings throughtout the Southeast.

You may also find wonderful DIY tutorials, how-tos and wedding details for your wedding on Natalie’s blog! At the Foundry Park Inn Bridal Event, Natalie Bradley Events will have exclusive packages just for our brides as a thank you for attending the event.

Natalie Bradley Events has been featured in The Red Envelope Blog, The Handmade Home, Brooklyn Limestone Blog, The Party Wagon Blog, The Frosted Petticoat, Oconee Magazine, Inside Weddings, TLCWeddings.com, CNN.com, Vows Magazine, Hybrid Mom, WedTheMagazine.com, Elite Bridal Network, Black Star Rising Blog, WedLock Magazine, American Express for Entrepreneurs, OnlineAthens.com, Athens Magazine, Modern Bride Atlanta, Style Me Pretty, Long Island Bride and Groom, The Knot Georgia, Lake Oconee Living, Weddings with Style, Brides.com and Southern Distinction.

Photos by Twin Hearts Photography and Wingate Downs Photography.

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10th Annual Bridal Open House & Menu Tasting Vendor Spotlight: Carrie Scruggs, Harpist

19 Feb

Leading up to our 10th Annual Bridal Show & Tasting, we would like to shine a light on our wonderful vendors. Today we present a little of what Harpist Carrie Scruggs has to offer. We hope you will plan to join us on March 2nd to see how 20+ vendors can make sure your wedding is the best day of your life!

“I have played the harp for over 30 years, and have played at most wedding venues here in Athens.  I usually play about 20-30 minutes beforehand, as guests are arriving, just a variety of classical and popular music.  Then, a piece for the mothers, attendants, processional and recessional, and even something during the ceremony if you like.  I play most all traditional wedding music.  The harp is a beautiful instrument, and will add a touch of class to your wedding day.  I would love to discuss your wedding dreams, and make it one that you and your guests will remember forever!

I will also have a $25 off your wedding ceremony music door prize at the Foundry Bridal Show.”
For more information, please call Carrie at 706-369-1902, or email at carriescruggs@bellsouth.net

10th Annual Bridal Show & Menu Tasting Vendor Spotlight: Republic Salon

19 Feb

Leading up to our 10th Annual Bridal Show & Menu Tasting, we would like to take a moment to recognize the wonderful vendors we work with. Today we present a little of what our exclusive salon referral Republic Salon has to offer. We hope  you will  plan to join us on March 2nd to see how 20+ vendors can make sure your wedding is the best day of your life!

“Republic Salon’s award-winning staff, with extensive fashion photography experience, is expertly trained and closely attentive to your needs. Our stylists and management have years of experience counseling clients and crafting extraordinary hair designs. The focus is on your needs. After all, you are a member of the republic.

In addition to our in salon services, we also offer on site bridal hair.  Whether you’re looking for that perfect chignon or a relaxed half updo, come see why we are the best choice for Athens’s most discriminating brides and have been voted the best salon by both the Athens Banner-Herald and Flagpole Magazine since 2008.”

Contact Republic Salon for your Bridal Party today!

Phone: 706-208-5222

Email: hello@republicsalon.com

Located at 312 E. Broad St. in Athens

Cassie & Hunter ~ 8.10.13

10 Dec

Cassie & Hunter had a beautiful Summer reception and were a sweet couple to work with. Cassie had a vision that turned out beautifully in our Foundry Ballroom and we were so excited to see her plan come to fruition. Custom Farmhouse-style tables and coordinating crossback chairs complimented the room’s exposed overhead beams and exposed original brick. Tables and chairs were rented with ease from our friends at Oconee Rental & Events and vintage china set the tables. This combined with moss, ivory, and blush florals and numerous pillar candles displayed a truly a romantic experience.

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Ceremony: State Botanical Garden Day Chapel

Reception: The Foundry Ballroom

Catering, Accommodations: The Foundry Park Inn & Spa

Photography: Holly Jones Photography, Atlanta, GA

Florist: Kreative Kreations, Wrightsville, GA

Table & Chair Rental: Oconee Weddings & Events

 

Don’t Miss this Beautiful Foundry Park Inn Wedding on Style Me Pretty!

16 May

Once again, a wedding at The Foundry Park Inn has been featured on Style Me Pretty!

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Emily & Justin’s wedding featured the Pantone color of the year – Emerald – and the couple did a beautiful job creating the perfect palate for their spring wedding.

Enjoy the entire post on Style Me Pretty!

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Ceremony – Galleria Two at The Foundry Park Inn

Reception – The Foundry Ballroom & Galleria One at The Foundry Park Inn

Catering, Accommodations – The Foundry Park Inn & Spa

Wedding Planning & Coordination – Carry Your Heart Events

Photography – Melissa Pepin Photography

Band – The Highballs

Florist – European Floral Design

Ceremony Music – Carrie Scruggs – Harpist

Photo Booth – Melissa Pepin Photography

Wedding Cake & Grooms Cake – Cecilias Cakes