June 2016

 Image by  Joy Davis Photography

Image by Joy Davis Photography

This High Country wedding from our 2016 guide checks all the boxes. Sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains? Check! Elegant grounds and a historic manse perfect for celebrating? Check! A fabulous band to kick off the dance party? Check! Classic Cala Lily bouquets? Check! Thank goodness Joy Davis Photography was there to capture every pretty bit of Tara and Alex’s wedding at Westglow Resort and Spa

Photographer: Joy Davis Photography

Venue: Westglow Resort & Spa

Coordination: Jennifer Williams of Westglow Resort & Spa

Flowers: Fuchsia Moss Floral Design

Cake: Christina Banner Cakes 

Music: Dean’s Duets + Band 24/7

Rentals: Boone Rent-All

Transportation: Air Haven Limousine

 

 Image by  Waterhouse Studios

Image by Waterhouse Studios

We’re so excited to be sharing Katie and Jared’s stunning High Country wedding on the blog today! Captured by Waterhouse Studios, every detail from Katie’s stunning veil (happily sourced by her father while on a work trip to Spain) to the cookie bar by Appalachia Cookie Co. has our wedding-obsessed hearts going pitter-patter. The Green Park Inn served as the perfect reception venue for the Boone based lovebirds, offering both lodging for their family and friends as well as a stunning reception space. So give your Monday a boost and dive head first into this white bloomed beauty! 

Photographer: Waterhouse Studios

Ceremony: Greenway Baptist Church 

Venue: Green Park Inn

Cake: Christie Haas

Florals: Bouquet Florist & Gift Shop

Hair + Makeup: Canvas Beauty Bar

Music: Haynes Event Productions

Rentals: Boone Rent-All

Favors: Appalachia Cookie Co. 

WE’RE HIRING!!! 

Love weddings? Love romance? Love celebrating all things North Carolina’s High Country? High Country Wedding Guide is looking for a Western North Carolina-based contractor to pull together the 2017 edition of the print publication, which covers Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

 

 

Responsibilities include:

 

·      sourcing and sorting through submissions for real-life wedding stories, inspiration/styled shoots, engagement portrait sessions, and more

·      producing shoots featuring fashion, florals, tabletop, products, and more

·      writing, fact-checking, editing stories in accordance with Chicago Manual of Style

·      working with remote art designer, editor-in-chief, and daily blog/digital editor (and driving production schedule with same team)

·      acting as a liaison between the traveling sales staff and content

·      representing the brand in the community

·      feeding social media fodder to the digital editor

Skills needed:

·      proficiency in Word, InDesign, Google Docs

·      an eye for lovely imagery, ear for a good human interest story, and knack for trendspotting

·      knowledge of the High Country and its wedding industry

·      engaging, professional personality

·      meets deadlines and can work autonomously

·      excellent communicator (online, by phone, etc.)

Experience:

Prefer candidate with writing, editing, print production experience.

Time Commitment:

Part-time, with a concentration toward to the end of the year (publication goes to press in the third quarter). Time commitment totals about 4 months.

Compensation:

Competitive for a regional publication.

 

Please email email cover-letter, resumé, and pertinent writing/editorial samples to info@highcountryweddingguide.com. 

We’re so excited to be growing our team!