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For Brides

November 27, 2021

Upstate SC Preferred Vendor Guide

After several years of working in the wedding industry in the Anderson and Greenville, SC areas, we have met tons of wonderful people and vendors! These vendors have served our sweet couples and have been so great to get to know and work alongside. They are all top-notch in service, in their craft, and just all around great people.

1. Wedding Bands

Wedding bands have a big responsibility – they have to keep the party going all night long! Don’t get stuck with your guests standing on the sidelines or sitting at their tables checking their phones.

The Residents

Website: https://www.theresidentsbandsc.com/
Services: Event and Wedding Band
Location: Greenville, SC
The Residents Wedding Band Instagram

2. Bridal Shops

Picking a wedding dress was my favorite part of the wedding planning season! You need a dress that is not only beautiful but something you’ll feel spectacular in AND you’re comfortable with.

Katharine Marie Weddings

Website: https://www.katharinemarieweddings.com/
Services: Wedding Gowns with Gown sizes 2 – 32
Location: Downtown Anderson (you can’t miss the pink building).
Katharine Marie Weddings Instagram

The Poinsett Bride

Website: https://www.thepoinsettbride.com/
Services: Designer Wedding Gowns
Location: Downtown Greenville, SC
The Poinsett Bride Instagram

The Dress Bridal Boutique

Website: https://thedressbridalsc.com/
Services: Wedding Dress Boutique and Consignment
Location: Mauldin, SC
The Dress Bridal Boutique Instagram

3. Cakes/Sweets

The cakes are the best part of a wedding, right? (only partly joking). When we were deciding which bakers to put on our list, we wanted vendors who were not your average wedding cake baker. We added bakers who have specialties you won’t find at every other vendor.

Holly’s Cakes

Website: http://www.hollyscakes.com/
Services: Wedding Cakes (and other desserts)
Location: Belton, SC
Holly’s Cakes Instagram

Anomaly’s Custom Sweets

Website: http://www.sweetanomalys.com/
Services: Specializes in custom sugar cookies; cakes
Location: Anderson, SC
Anomaly’s Custom Sweets

Baking Sweet Scents

Website: https://www.bakingsweetscents.com/
Services: Specializes in semi-naked, allergen-friendly cakes, macaroons.
Location: Greenville, SC
Baking Sweet Scents Instagram

4. Catering

You want your guests to lea e happy and full! Finding amazing caterers isn’t easy. You want a vendor who not only knows how to cook delicious food but also knows how to serve all your guests efficiently and with great service.

Laurenda’s Catering

Website: https://laurendascatering.com/
Services: Food that taste “like your grandma cooked it” Wedding Catering
Location: Greer, SC
Laurenda’s Catering Instagram

Boulevard Catering

Website: http://blvdcatering.com/
Services: Elegant catering, from BBQ to beef tenderloin
Location: Clemson, SC

Chef 360 Catering

Website: https://www.eatchef360.com/
Location: Greer, SC
Chef 360 Catering Instagram


5. Wedding DJs

DJs wear many hats! They do more than hit play. They are there to keep everyone on the dance floor and ensure the reception flows smoothly.

Jumping Jukebox

Website: https://jjeventgroup.com/
Services: DJ services, lighting, photobooth
Location: Greenville, SC
Jumping Jukebox Instagram

Uptown Entertainment

Website: https://www.uptownentertainmentdj.com/
Services: DJ services, lighting, snow machine, sparkler fountains
Location: Greenville, SC
Uptown Entertainment Instagram

Lucas London

Website: https://lucaslondon.com/
Services: Ceremony services and DJ services
Location: Greenville, SC
Lucas London Instagram

6. Wedding Florists

Wedding flowers can bring the decor together. Aside from the dress, we hear more compliments about the flowers than anything else.

Renee Burroughs Design

Website: https://www.reneeburroughsdesign.com/
Services: Full-Service Wedding Florist
Location: Pendleton, SC
Renee Burroughs Design Instagram

Frilly Bloomers

Website: https://www.facebook.com/frillybloomersflorals
Services: Full-Service Floral Design
Location: Anderson, SC

7. Hair & Make-up Artists

The dress comes first, but hair and makeup complete the bridal princess look. Find an artist who knows what you want and can complement your features for your wedding day.

Cotton Rouge & Co

Website: https://www.cottonrougeandcompany.com/
Services: Professional Hair and Makeup Artist for Bride and Bridal Party
Location: Greenville, SC
Cotton Rouge & Co Instagram

Belle Beauty

Website: https://shopbellebeauty.com/
Services: Hair and Makeup Artists
Location: Anderson, SC
Belle Beauty Instagram

Katey Akins

Website: https://www.facebook.com/katey.hairmakeup/
Services: Hair and Makeup
Location: Anderson, SC

8. Wedding Planners

A quality planner or coordinator is worth their weight in gold. A planner allows a bride to truly sit back and enjoy their wedding day without being bombarded with questions and worrying about the details.

Katharine Marie Weddings

Website: https://www.katharinemarieweddings.com/wedding-planning/
Services: Full Wedding Planning and Wedding Day Management
Location: Anderson, SC
Katharine Marie Weddings Instagram

Lovely Ever Afters

Website: https://www.lovelyeverafters.com/
Services: Wedding Planning and Coordination
Location: Greenville, SC
Lovely Ever Afters Instagram

Timeless Event Planner

Website: https://www.timelesseventplanner.com/
Services: Partial Planning, Month of Planning, and Full-Service Wedding Planning
Location: Anderson, SC
Timeless Event Planners Instagram

9. Wedding Dance Classes

Ballroom Alchemy

Website: http://ballroomalchemy.com/
Services: Dance lessons and choreography for wedding first dance and more
Location: Greenville, SC
Ballroom Alchemy Instagram

10. Rentals

Event Rentals

Website: http://www.event-rentals.com/
Services: Rental tents, chairs, tables, linens, and more
Location: Anderson, Columbia, Spartanburg
Event Rentals Instagram

Something Borrowed Tablescapes

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Somethingborrowedtablescapes/
Services: China and Dish Rental
Location: Anderson, SC
Something Borrowed Tablescapes Instagram

Palmetto Pews

Services: Church Pew Rentals
Palmetto Pews Instagram

11. Wedding Videographers

Obviously, we know the precious value of photography, but some things need video to be fully captured. These videographers are masters at telling a story and showcasing the magic of the day.

Jeff of Symphonic Productions, in Partnership with KJP

Website: https://katiejaynes.com/videography-2022
Services: Wedding highlight film
Location: Anderson, SC
Symphonic Productions Instagram

Front Row Films

Location: Greenville, SC

Drake Media, Jason Drake

Website: https://www.drakemediagroup.net/
Services: Wedding video, drone footage
Location: Columbia, SC
Drake Media Instagram

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