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Featured on The Knot! Betty & Freddy’s Duke Gardens Wedding

Betty and Freddy celebrated their marriage in a rustic-yet-elegant affair with a mint and pink color palette in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens! View the entire gallery here. You can also see their fabulous wedding video by Blueberry Creative, here! We wanted our cake to be unique, so we went with a mint green frosting, […]

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Becca & Graham – The Carolina Inn!

Becca and Graham were married at The Carolina Inn, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on October 21st on a day filled with love, family and friendship! Becca and Graham’s wedding was one of the most joyous and touching weddings I have ever been a part of. Every single guest had a smile on their face […]

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Toast & Taste and The Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase!

This past week was super busy for the La Fete ladies! We had the privilege of designing the amazing Toast & Taste event at The Stockroom and participating in the Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase! Check out what we have been up to with some fantastic pictures from Mikkel Paige!   Toast & Taste When we […]

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Penny & Chad – Durham, NC Wedding!

For Penny and Chad the ceremony and reception spaces were the easy choice. The couple had a traditional Greek wedding at the Greek Orthodox Church in Raleigh, NC and the reception was held at Penny’s family restaurant, Parizade in Durham, NC! After that it was just all about the details! Penny and Chad were so […]

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Cassie & Josh – The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill NC

The past year of planning with Cassie & Josh was so exciting! The couple new the feel and style that they wanted for their wedding from the get-go but needed help selecting all of the tiny details! The black, white and gold color palette fit perfectly with the Old Well Ballroom at the Carolina Inn. […]

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Paperless Post – Navy & Gold Inspiration Board

The inspiration behind this board is an elegant fall or winter wedding influenced by navy, gold and cream colors! We chose a Crane and Co. invitation called ‘Daphne’ from Paperless Post’s wedding invitations page to start our inspiration board. This particular invite lets you select the colors for the wording as well as the design, […]

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Featured on Style Me Pretty! Claire and Bill – St. David’s & Carolina Country Club

“When Claire left home to attend her dream university, little did she know she’d also meet then man of her dreams after one month (!!) at said institution. For once these college cuties found commonalities they were inseparable and after a decade long romance they set a date. Yes, THE date with Events By La Fete at […]

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Featured on Style Me Pretty! Beautiful Fall Beaufort Wedding

From Style Me Pretty – “It’s hard to beat a Southern celebration in itself but with a property this beautiful, this one takes the cake. Add in this menu that makes me melt and I’m downright envious of this wedding planned by Events By La Fete. The Bride’s smile radiates in every pic by Amanda and Brent Holloman of Millie Holloman Photography and there’s plenty more where that came from […]

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Featured on Brides! Heather & Will – Carolina Country Club, Raleigh NC

Today, on Heather and Will’s one year annivarsary, we realized that although we proudly showed off our work on this wedding on social media, we never added it to our website! This wedding was the definition oft he word SPECTACULAR. It was featured on Brides.com and brings us such joy every single time we swoon […]

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First Dance Songs

Today I was thinking about all of the different ways to make a wedding a true reflection of the bride and groom. Their personalities, their relationship. The first dance song is a quesiton I get a lot. “What is a unique, but not too weird first dance song? One people will know, but won’t have […]

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Featured on Style Me Pretty! Classic Carolina Inn Wedding

Lakisha and Ray were married this spring at the Carolina Inn.  Lakisha had her heart set on an outdoor wedding ceremony but sadly the weather did not cooperate and we had to move inside at the last minute.  Regardless, the ceremony space turned out beautifully as you can see from the pictures!  When Lakisha hired […]

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Featured on Style Me Pretty! Emily & Josh – Rock Quarry Farms, Chapel Hill NC

Emily and Josh were SO much fun to work with and are such an amazing couple! I had an absolute blast being a part of their day, and getting to put together a beautiful wedding with an awesome team! It was so beautiful, Style Me Pretty featured it! Follow this link to see the post […]

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Marley & Michael – The Carolina Inn

Marley and Michael were married at the Carolina Inn this April in a gorgeous UNC blue spring wedding. From adorable Kate Spade clutches for the bridesmaids to M&M’s (Michael and Marley… get it?) for favors, the wedding was filled with cute personalized touches. The couple used a North Carolina outline as a guest book which […]

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Grand Opening – Crescent Main Street Apartments

A few months ago we had the pleasure of planning the grand opening party for the Crescent Communities at Cameron Village. We were so pleased when they asked us to plan the grand opening of their newest location, Main Street in Durham! The ribbon cutting ceremony and cocktail were held on site followed by a […]

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5 Ways to Spring Into Your Wedding

Spring is here! In the South, that means two things: beautiful weather and beautiful scenery. A spring wedding can be so romantic and extremely fun so check out these 5 ways to ring in the spring with your wedding: Photo by: Lori Paladina on Southern Weddings Photo by: Erik Ekroth 1) Bouquets: This one may […]

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Brittany and Mike – St. Mary’s Chapel & Museum of Natural Sciences!

Brittany and Mike were La Fete’s first 2015 wedding this past January! This contagiously upbeat couple was married at St. Mary’s Chapel with a stunning reception held at the Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. There were so many personal touches involved that made this wedding so special. The bride and groom had 10 […]

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Grand Opening – Crescent Cameron Village Apartments

We had the opportunity to be part of the grand opening of the brand-new luxery apartments open in Cameron Village! It was such a pleasure to get to be part of such a big moment. We brought in beautiful decor from Fresh Affairs and Party Reflections, delicious food and great service from Rocky Top Catering, and […]

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Featured on Style Me Pretty! Southeast Destination Wedding

We are so honored to be featured on Style Me Pretty’s Southeastern weddings blog! Meredith and Alex’s wedding was an absolute perfect mix of southern elegance, outdoor charm and glamour! Click here to see the post.  

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Lighting can make a room!

One of the best, and easiest ways to completely transform your wedding or event space, is lighting! Uplighting, romantic market lights, chandeliers and pin-lighting can completely change the way a room looks. Check out a few examples of fabulous lighting from La Fete weddings…    

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Kaylie & RC: The Carolina Inn – Chapel Hill, NC

Kaylie and RC were a Chapel Hill/UNC couple through and through. There are many reasons to consider the Carolina Inn for you wedding, but some couples consider it a no-brainer if they are tar heel fans and alumni! Kaylie & RC were such a fun and unique couple and definitly showed it through their wedding. […]

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