Look at these two below, and tell us if you don’t envision one of those portraits from the late 19th century of newlyweds in old New York. Right?! Nicole and Brian could be about to take over the mansion behind them and throw extravagant parties for the smart set. 

Nicole & Brian live in downtown Raleigh, and noticed that Heights House was undergoing renovations.  They knew it would be the perfect venue for their intimate winter wedding. The couple wanted an elegant wedding with an art deco feel – think the 1920’s feel and that’s what we helped them achieve. 


Nicole’s gown was an absolute show-stopper, with beading and a beautiful cape style veil. She evoked Daisy Buchanan from The Great Gatsby.

The Ceremony

These two said their I Dos in front of the fireplace in an intimate ceremony. Once again, it evoked the sophistication of the Gilded Age when couples tied the knot in a mansion and then followed it up with a party. 

The Details

Once Nicole and Brian were husband and wife, the couple and their guests gathered in the parlor for a celebratory champagne toast and then moved on to cocktail hour.

Dinner was hosted outside under a clear top tent, so guests literally dined under the stars. There was even a bit of snow, as if there wasn’t enough romance. From the custom cookies, elaborate florals featuring lush greenery, white blooms and kumquats, and the interior design of the venue, it was transporting. After dinner guests moved back into the house for dancing and dessert before retiring upstairs in the guest rooms for the night.

The Reception

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Vendor info:
Venue & Bar: Heights House Hotel @heightshousenc
Caterer: AC Catering @ac_cateringgroup
Hair & Makeup: Catie Hooker 919-630-1607; Erin Kelly Zieglmeier 919-747-9397
Photographer: Radian Photo @radianphotography
DJ: Plamore Music @plamoremusicdj
Live Musicians: Blue Sands
Florals: Kelly Odom @kellyodomflowers
Wedding Cake: Love Cake @love_cakenc
Cookies: Snyder Sweets
Tent: Grand Rental Station @grandrentalstation
Rentals: CE Rentals @ce_rentalsandpartysupplies
Transportation: Oak City 
Wedding Planners: Premier Party Planners @premierpartyplanners

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