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Have you ever wondered what goes on in the head of an event designer? It may be a little crowded but there is no shortage of color. Find out what the Yoj team is thinking, dreaming and hand-crafting through our blog.

January 21, 2016

All because of a dress...and Love

All because of a dress...and Love

When Kat and Jarrod came into meet with me the first time, she was absolutely intent on being pragmatic and interested in having a nice day but simple and without pomp. Fast forward to her leave the dressing room at Gown Boutique of Charleston and stepping into the mindset of someone who just realized she [...]

January 14, 2016

Romance in the Garden

Romance in the Garden

Lisa and John fell in love with each other many years ago.  Then, they fell in love with Middleton Place.  Following these two events came the most romantic wedding this side of the Mississippi.  OK, that’s an exaggeration, but we can’t get over how truly lovely it was.  Lisa wanted soft, feminine, PEONIES, and above [...]

December 10, 2015

cozy and colorful

cozy and colorful

There’s something about Kyra and Ike’s wedding that fills me with holiday cheer. I mean every time I look at Virgil Bunao’s photographs, y’all. And they didn’t even marry during the Christmas season! Maybe it’s because K+I had such blustery March weather. Or because they brought a crackling fire, cozy blankets and more food than anyone who isn’t Italian [...]

December 3, 2015

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Baby, It's Cold Outside

I think I’m the only one in this boat, but I can’t wait for the weather to really cool off.  And while that’s really for my own benefit (because I love sweaters and boots and scarves and coats), it also conjures up some lovely memories of cold weather weddings we’ve designed here at Yoj.  We thought [...]

November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving Traditions... and a recipe!

Thanksgiving Traditions... and a recipe!

November marks the coming of the holiday season, a time that we all look forward to throughout the year.  Or at least I know I do!  The air is crisp and getting cooler – it’s not 100 degrees here, so that’s a win.  It’s a time of celebration and family and most of all, traditions.  Even [...]