Real Weddings | Madison + Colten | August 12, 2018

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You’ve heard of high school sweethearts, right? But have you ever heard of elementary school sweethearts? You may be about to meet your first. Madison and Colten Fulton’s love story began after they first locked eyes in Kindergarten! Twenty years later, every detail of their wedding day was designed to showcase their long-time-coming forever union. Madison was kind...

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Laurel Loves | Amazing Cakes

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Creativity always comes in countless ways, shapes and sizes. But, by far, one of the sweetest ways it comes is in the highly-anticipated, multi-tiered, sugary-sweet, and oh so tasty, form of cake! On your wedding day, your guests are most eager to see you walk down the aisle. But, let’s be honest, they reserve a certain amount of excitement for indulging in their very...

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Laurel Loves | It's All in the Details

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What kind of person are you? Do you enjoy painting the broad strokes, seeing the big picture, casting-the-vision of what you hope to see? Or do you enjoy getting into the details, hand-picking the flowers, color schemes, types of paper and the playlist? There is value to both kinds of people — the big picture tells you where you’re going, and the details get you...

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Boxwood Hospitality | An Introduction

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Over the past year, you may have seen some new branding at The Laurel in the name of Boxwood Hospitality. When we started building The Laurel five years ago, only one thing really mattered to us — earning your trust. We knew that only time would allow us to prove who we are: a reliable, creative, driven, and approachable team. In the world of hospitality, when you...

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2018 Year in Review

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Like every year, this year flew by faster than the one before. It seems like you could have easily blinked and missed it. But, at the Laurel, many of us experienced quite the opposite. Through highly anticipated first looks, meaningful walks down the aisle, heartfelt announcements of forever unions, celebrations that lasted into the night — many of us saw time stand...

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Vendor Spotlight: Refined Romance, Julie Blakey

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“We want to help give couples their time back during their engagement!” Julie Blakey, owner of Refined Romance, and her team uphold two of the most important qualities wedding planners can have: passion and professionalism. We have seen many Refined Romance-planned weddings come to life at The Laurel. A Refined Romance wedding always paves a way for a feeling you...

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Laurel Loves | Gorgeous Invitations

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Since so many invitations these days come in an electronic format, it is all the more special to receive a piece of personalized snail mail. Especially when it’s the kind that leaves you swooning. Gorgeous wedding invitations come in all shapes and sizes (and fonts and textures and foils and color palates and, well, you get the picture) and the Laurel loves each and...

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