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Introducing: The Cornealius Properties Wedding Venue in Goldsboro, NC

October 13, 2021

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I am so excited to share these images with you! I grew up in Rosewood in Goldsboro, NC and while Wilmington is now my home, Rosewood will always hold a special place in my heart.

Weddings are such a special part of our culture. It has so many beautiful things – committing to each other for life, unconditional love, and celebrating surrounded by all of your favorite people. I believe having a strong wedding industry can bring so much life and business to a city…which is why I was SO excited when I heard Brooke and her family would be opening The Cornealius Properties, an open air chapel nestled in the trees on their family property. The chapel itself is absolutely stunning, and its complimented by other properties that their family has revitalized over the past few years to make sure that couples have everything they could need on their wedding day.

The Cornealius Properties are now currently booking events (I’m excited to be joining them for a few next year!) but since they haven’t had an official wedding we gathered some of our favorite vendors in the Goldsboro area to highlight the possibilities of a gorgeous wedding day at the venue.

This was a MASSIVE shoot, highlighting everything from the morning getting ready, to bridal party portraits, newly-wed portraits, the get-away car, reception table layouts, the BrewMaster’s bar cart…literally everything you would need to plan and throw the wedding of your dreams!

I absolutely LOVE working with all of these vendors – so if you have questions about hiring any of them, please let me know!

Venue: The Cornealius Properties
Florist: Brookes Fresh Cut Flower Farm
Photographer: Dakota Hersey Photography
Videographer: 24K Cinema
Planner: The Social South
Hair Stylist: Karli Robbins
Makeup Artist: Skylar Thornton
Moblie Bar: Brewmasters Mobile
Rentals: Finest Details Showroom
Calligrapher: Letter Me Lovely
Stationery Designer: Workman Creative Co.
Caterer: Funky Fresh
Dresses: Carolina Bridal World
Baker: Gimme Some Sugar Bakehouse
Live Artist: A Marie Designs
Suits: Aries Formal Wear

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