The table centerpieces. The newest color schemes for weddings are using orange and yellow predominantly, and sometimes in mixtures with other colors as well. This was Mel Day's wedding (Dogwood Tree Florals).
Look at these giant irises. I could hardly believe they were growing so well in October. Each blossom was about 5-6" tall.
This is Ayr Mount, an historic home in Hillsborough, NC., built in 1815.
Here is the chuppah that the groom made for the wedding. Their families and friends each decorated a square for the chuppah quilt and then the squares were joined together and edged with lace. It will make a nice keepsake for the couple.
These photos are from the house brochure. I took a few photos inside, until the caretaker told me they weren't allowed due to insurance restrictions. It is beautifully decorated in furnishings from the period during which the home was built.
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This view was looking from the back of the house. Our trees are just beginning to show some color changes.
If you'd like to know more about this and other historic homes, read Adventures with Old Houses by Richard Jenrette (2000).
Does anyone else find it amusing that "Joe the plumber" is not named Joe (it's Sam) and he isn't licensed as a plumber in Ohio? And he grosses nowhere near $250k? He is probably wishing that his 15 minutes of fame would be over in five minutes, since the news reported that he has tax troubles.
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