Christian & Jeff’s Highland Brewing Wedding

Christian & Jeff’s Highland Brewing Wedding

 Y'all know we love couples who love to have fun and make their special day unique... and Jeff and Christian did just that with their southern hospitality meets German Bier Garden themed wedding! The two men recently celebrated their 1 year anniversary, and we think...

All-Inclusive Offering with Archetype Brewing!

All-Inclusive Offering with Archetype Brewing!

   Mingle Events, our favorite wedding planners, have put together an incredible All-Inclusive Wedding Package for the Archetype Brewing event space. With everything from floral to food options, you can't go wrong... plus, in-house beverages and a perfectly...

Stunning Winter Wedding

Stunning Winter Wedding

 I know we brag on our team of vendors all of the time... but buckle up, because we're about to do it again!! We L-O-V-E these photos from Maeve & Michael's real February wedding! Y'all, they thought of everything. EVERYTHING. Incredible details.  The Asheville...

At the Studio: Dinosaur Baby Shower

At the Studio: Dinosaur Baby Shower

The Engaged Asheville studio is available to rent for outside events! Recently, our space was used to host an adorable dinosaur-themed brunch baby shower.

Greystone Inn Styled Shoot

Greystone Inn Styled Shoot

Engaged Asheville creative team members featured by Glamour & Grace for ‘The Art of Weddings’ styled shoot at the Greystone Inn in Lake Toxaway, NC.

2020 Winter Warmer at Chestnut Ridge

2020 Winter Warmer at Chestnut Ridge

This annual event aims to showcase the talent of the All-Inclusive Vendors at Chestnut Ridge, giving recently engaged and booked couples a reason to visit!

Couples Choice Winners

Couples Choice Winners

[bragging] Many of our Engaged Creatives were awarded the Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award for their excellence in their fields!

In the Studio: Frozen Birthday Party

In the Studio: Frozen Birthday Party

Anyone ever heard of Princess Anna? Queen Elsa? Yeah... of course you have. But did you know they were recently at our studio for a birthday party?!  Frozen Themed Birthday Party Photos: Joanna Ferre Princesses: Song, Sealed Delivered Planning: Joanna (Powder Me...

Featured: WNC Country Club Wedding

Featured: WNC Country Club Wedding

Several Engaged Asheville creatives were featured in Magnolia Rouge for their work in a beautiful hint of yellow country club inspired shoot planned by Mingle.

At the Studio: Bridal Session

At the Studio: Bridal Session

We love seeing our space used… from birthday parties to workshops and photo shoots! Tanya McSween was back in our studio recently for a GORGEOUS bridal session, and y’all we just have to share!!

Featured: Tuscany Inspired Shoot

Featured: Tuscany Inspired Shoot

Several Engaged Asheville creatives were featured in Wedding Chicks for their work in a beautiful green and white Tuscany inspired shoot planned by Mingle.

Real Asheville Summer Wedding

Real Asheville Summer Wedding

 I know we brag on our team of vendors all of the time... but buckle up, because we're about to do it again!! We are L-O-V-E-ing these photos from Caroline & Scotty's real June wedding! The colors, the details, and of course... that all-inclusive team!  Asheville...

RosaBees Grand Opening Today!

RosaBees Grand Opening Today!

TODAY IS THE DAY! Our very own creative team member Melissa Gray, owner of Cakes by Gray, celebrates the GRAND OPENING of her newest venture, RosaBees. Featuring small plates with a Hawaiian Flare and sweets to satisfy any craving, RosaBees is set to instantly win...

Studio Cake Smashing

Studio Cake Smashing

Oooookay. We've all heard of cake smashes and seen the adorable photos that can come out of them... and maybe you've even dreamed of doing an adult version yourself. [I see nothing wrong with this and would totally join you of course] But y'all. The following photos...

SUMMER HARVEST WEDDING INSPIRATION | ASHEVILLE WEDDING GUIDE FEATURE

SUMMER HARVEST WEDDING INSPIRATION | ASHEVILLE WEDDING GUIDE FEATURE

Planning your summer wedding?  Look no further, this summer harvest wedding is filled with inspiration for your summer wedding. This  Asheville wedding shoot was so much fun to create and I am so excited that I can now share it with you all!! Once or twice a year I...

Tips for Booking Your Wedding Videographer!

Tips for Booking Your Wedding Videographer!

Many of our creative team members have had the pleasure of working with Jen Allen, owner of Wildwood Media. You may remember this post from the day Candace (Mingle) and Bethany (Joy Unscripted) worked with Jen on branding videos, Kathy (Kathy Beaver Photography) has...

3 Ways to Enjoy Delicious Twisted Laurel

3 Ways to Enjoy Delicious Twisted Laurel

One great product, three ways to enjoy it! Twisted Laurel may be known for their amazing patios and drink specials, but they also have incredible catering options with three ways to enjoy the menus... on-site in their private event spaces, off-site at any WNC wedding...

Wedding Dessert 101 with Cream & Flutter!

Wedding Dessert 101 with Cream & Flutter!

Whether you are looking for an artistic custom cake or a dessert table of cult favorites (think: gooey salted caramel brownie bites and the moistest red velvet cupcakes you have ever tasted), we deliver everything with a critical eye for perfect presentation.  Cream...

Everything You Need to Know about EA

Everything You Need to Know about EA

  Engaged Asheville's Second Year is Another Stunner Once again our Creative Team Members took the past year by storm, winning awards and accolades, growing their businesses, and appearing in several prestigious publications...and that's just the tip of the...

Yes, You Need Transportation!

Yes, You Need Transportation!

Y’all!!! Thank you SO much for the amazing job not just Friday and Saturday but also the whole planning process! I couldn’t have asked for a better transportation vendor to work with.  Y’all are amazing, and I look forward to working with you again soon!  Thank you...

Out of the Box with Cordial & Craft

Out of the Box with Cordial & Craft

Cordial & Craft is a full-service event production company based here in Western North Carolina. They are a team of extremely creative individuals who seamlessly work together to throw exciting and unique events... soooo we sort of think it is a no-brainer that...

A Year of Thanks

A Year of Thanks

We can't believe it's been two years since Candace turned this dream of hers into a reality... her dream of a team hand-picked for our talents, our different views, our creative eyes, our passions for this city, and most of all our love to see others in our industry...

Real Wedding: Lauren & Marty

Real Wedding: Lauren & Marty

Lauren & Marty It all started with 2 hurricanes, a proposal, an engagement photoshoot and one amazing love story. A love story that inspires us and reminds us that life may not always be perfect or operate according to plan, but if you have one another you can...

The Wedding Trends of 2018

The Wedding Trends of 2018

Emerging 2018 Wedding Trends With over 25 Creative Team members, Engaged Asheville sees a lot of weddings. From outdoor and modern, to indoor and rustic our business owners get a chance to work with almost every style imaginable. Today they're dishing on the things...

Honeysuckle Hill: A Classic Venue for Any Bride

Honeysuckle Hill: A Classic Venue for Any Bride

As wedding professionals, we make it our business to stay on top of the annual wedding trends.  We've designed Gatsby-era ceremonies, hung elaborate floral centerpieces, and worn our fair share of flower crowns.  If it's hot on The Knot, we know...

Bridal Prep: Mariana Arostegui

Bridal Prep: Mariana Arostegui

We live for all things wedding. It's in our name after all. Engaged Asheville. So we can't think of anything better than a bride and her bridesmaids getting ready in our studio space. Y'all, meet Mariana.  Prep Location: Engaged Asheville Photographer: Gabrielle von...

Why Wedding Transportation In WNC Is A Must

Why Wedding Transportation In WNC Is A Must

So much of wedding planning is about the “fun” stuff, like picking out the wedding dress and tuxedos, tasting cakes, and selecting flowers.  Even the nitty gritty details can be enjoyable, like creating a table seating chart and addressing...

Events @ Engaged: Pure Barre Bridal

Events @ Engaged: Pure Barre Bridal

 Did you know the Engaged space is used for all different kinds of events? We've featured several over the past couple of blog posts from unicorn parties to Elopements. This week we're giving you a quick glimpse of a bridal event put on by Pure Barre Asheville and...

Elopement at Engaged | Sora & Eric

Elopement at Engaged | Sora & Eric

 Did you know the Engaged space is used for all different kinds of events? We've featured several over the past couple of blog posts from unicorn parties to 21st birthday celebrations. This week we're giving you details from a real-life elopement!! Engaged...

How To Choose Your Perfect Wedding Venue

How To Choose Your Perfect Wedding Venue

There are just so many details that go into planning your wedding day.  The cake.  The flowers.  The perfect song for your first dance.  We perfect every detail, right down to our beverage of choice to enjoy while getting ready (give me a mango...

Featured | Asheville Wedding Guide

Featured | Asheville Wedding Guide

 We loooooove getting to brag on our Creative Team Members... and boy can we ever do that with the release of the first edition of the Asheville Wedding Guide! an annual publication that gives brides-to-be, fellow wedding professionals, and just those...

Mother’s Day Cake Decorating with Dogwood Designs

Mother’s Day Cake Decorating with Dogwood Designs

 Did you know the Engaged space is used for all different kinds of events? This week we're featuring a Mother's Day workshop hosted by one of our Creative Team Members, Heidi Smathers of Dogwood Designs! The Class You've probably heard of, or even been to,...

Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day Gifts

So we talk about weddings a lot on this blog... but we’re going to change gears for a second here and talk about another important event. Mother’s Day! Our mothers put up with a lot. And if you have kids of your own now, you know just how much...

Perfect Pairing with Catering by Corey

Perfect Pairing with Catering by Corey

Before the word ‘staycation’ became a thing, I loved to play what I call ‘tourist in my town’.  To break out of my routine to discover something new hiding in plain sight in my own backyard.  Between the outdoors, the thriving culinary scene, and the rich culture of...

A Day In The Studio with Pop of Color

A Day In The Studio with Pop of Color

Video and photography by Jesseca Bellemare When we heard it was Pop of Color's turn to take over the Engaged blog, we couldn't wait to hop on here and start talking bridal beauty!  Hair, makeup, the whole nine...

Events at Engaged: Hand-Lettering Workshop

Events at Engaged: Hand-Lettering Workshop

 Did you know the Engaged space is used for all different kinds of events? We've featured several over the past couple of blog posts from unicorn parties to 21st birthday celebrations. This week we're giving you a quick glimpse of a calligraphy workshop hosted by our...

Creative Spotlight: Cakes by Gray Takes The (Unique Wedding) Cake

Creative Spotlight: Cakes by Gray Takes The (Unique Wedding) Cake

Being a part of the Engaged fam is a pretty sweet gig.  You could say our sun-lit studio is our sweet spot!  (Too much?)  Nothing gets our sugar cravings revved up like when Melissa Gray of Cakes by Gray walks through the door.  We always know...

Events at Engaged: Delight Retreat

Remember that event we promoted several months ago called Delight? Well, the one-day creative worship event happened last month and we are happy to finally share details and photos! There was so much love and beauty planned into every detail of this event, and the...

Burgers + Beers: Asheville’s Best Breweries For Private Events

Burgers + Beers: Asheville’s Best Breweries For Private Events

At Engaged we're all about love -- celebrating it, and sharing it!  We're a tight knit family of creatives, that's for sure, but we're also really connected with the greater community here in Asheville, North Carolina.  From collaborations to...

Black Balsam Elopement

Black Balsam Elopement

If your'e a local or familiar with the Asheville hiking scene, you've probably heard of Black Balsam Knob. With it's easy access off the Parkway, fairly easy to moderate hike, and stunning views at the top, it's a favorite for many! But did you know Black Balsam is...

Real Reasons Why We Love A First Look

Real Reasons Why We Love A First Look

It's a wonderful thing, getting married in the modern era.  No longer do couples feel beholden to upholding old traditions that don't fit their personalities.  You don't need four walls and the roof of a chapel to feel like you're getting...

Day of Love: Dea’s Engagement Session

Day of Love: Dea’s Engagement Session

Our space was recently used by Kathy Beaver Photography for an engagement session for Deajsha Owens and her fiancé George.... y'all! Just wait until you see her magnificent red dress! We happen to think it goes perfectly with Valentine's Day and are...