Charmaine & Steve- Intimate Wedding at Duke Gardens and The Piedmont

There is something very special about a small wedding. Charmaine and Steve waited a long time to find each other and when it was time to celebrate they wanted it to be an incredibly meaningful moment with their closest friends and family. Although they live in Boston, they thought Durham was the perfect location for their nuptials. They chose the lovely Duke Gardens for the ceremony followed by a reception at the Piedmont where guests enjoyed an amazing  five course meal and wine pairing menu.

Nesting birds were a recurring theme throughout the wedding. Both Charmaine and Steve are avid bird watchers, often taking trips to explore their passion. But, they were also expecting a baby so the nesting bird theme tied in perfectly to their wedding day!

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Wedding Planner- A Swanky Affair– Amanda Scott

Ceremony Venue- Duke Gardens

Reception Venue- The Piedmont

Officiant- Kayelily Middleton

Flowers- Watered Garden Florist

Ceremony Music- Arioso Strings

Reception Music- Joe Bunn DJ Company

Photography- F8 Photography Studio

Videography- Cinema Couture

Cake- Edible Art

Make Up- Sharon Davis Make up Artistry 

Hair- Perfection by Patricia

Wedding Dress- Luke Aaron

Bridesmaids Dresses- J Crew