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Bella Bridesmaids is a national franchise that’s all about a personal, customizable experience for each bride and bridal party. The current franchise owners are a mother-daughter team that bought the company in 2012 after opening their own Bella Bridesmaids in 2007. Daughter Erin says she and her mom make a fantastic duo. “She has an […]

Vendor Spotlight: Bella Bridesmaids Savannah

February 17, 2021

Vendor Spotlights

Modern Bridesmaids Dresses from Bella Bridesmaids

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Lauren and Brett were going to get married. They planned their dream wedding for December of 2020 hoping that Covid would be gone by then. Unfortunately, Covid was still raging, and restrictions were still in place.  Could Lauren still have the wedding day of her dreams even during a pandemic? In September of 2019 Lauren […]

Dream Wedding during Covid

January 27, 2021

Real Weddings

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On a beautiful morning in early March 2020, I met Jordan and Colby at Savannah Coffee Roasters to talk about their quickly upcoming wedding. This adorable couple from Alabama wanted to get married on Tybee Island on May 2, 2020. We did not have much time, but we could pull it together. We had no […]

Jordan and Colby | Tybee Island Wedding Chapel

January 20, 2021

Real Weddings

bride and groom portraits Tybee Island

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We want to share a personal story from our Business and Events Manager, Renee! Renee brings her passion and expertise in organization, planning, directing, advertising, and writing to Swanson Signature Events. No matter what size of wedding you have, it is so important to hire professional vendors! This way your friends and family can relax, […]

Why Hiring Professional Vendors Is So Important

January 13, 2021

Wedding Planning Tips

Why Hiring Professional Vendors Is So Important - Savannah Wedding Planner

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Brandi and Joey booked us for partial planning, and we worked together for ten months to create their incredible wedding day! The couple is both originally from Statesboro, and they’d been together for 15 years. So, they decided to finally make it official and tie the knot in a Botanic Garden wedding on November 7, […]

Brandi + Joey | Botanic Garden Wedding

January 4, 2021

Real Weddings

Georgia Southern Botanic Garden wedding by Swanson Signature Events

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Charleston has tons of amazing wedding vendors. We love highlighting our favorite vendors. So, we decided to do a Q&A with Charleston florist, Lauren Mosier. Lauren is the founder and lead designer of Tupelo Honey Flower Shop & Co., and we absolutely love her work. Can you give us a brief snapshot of who you […]

Vendor Spotlight | Tupelo Honey Flower Shop

December 2, 2020

Vendor Spotlights

Flowers and design by Tupelo Honey Flower Shop - Charleston Florist

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Catie and Brad had a big wedding planned at the DeSoto in downtown Savannah last spring. Like with so many couples this year, spring weddings moved to summer, and summer weddings moved to fall (or even further). The growing uncertainty made it difficult for many couples to stick to a date. So, after postponing yet […]

Catie and Brad | Intimate Wedding at Jekyll Island Club Resort

November 18, 2020

Real Weddings

bride and groom for an intimate wedding along the coast on Jekyll Island

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We are so excited to be sharing our new name, and our new branding! Rustic To Ritz is now Swanson Signature Events! When I started the business in 2015, we were also starting our family. Rustic to Ritz Events was a way for me to fulfill a number of dreams I had for myself: 1. […]

Introducing Swanson Signature Events

November 2, 2020

SSE Team

Anna Swanson and her family - Savannah Wedding Planners