Bridal Portraits at Seibels House

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Seibels House and Garden isn’t just a great venue for your wedding and reception, they’re also an idyllic spot for bridal portraits, as well. The oldest home in Columbia is also the most affordable portrait venue, with pricing starting at $50/hour on weekdays. We’re delighted to share with you Avis Washington’s recent portraits with you.

Avis’s pictures make great use of the neo-classical interior space at Seibels. During the spring and summer, when days are longer, the first floor of the hose is filled with glowing, golden light. It’s rare to experience the “golden hour” indoors, but our front rooms and sun porch are filled with this romantic lighting.

Each room in Columba’s oldest home offers unique, distinguishing features to make your portraits pop. Neo-classical and Victorian mantlepieces, French doors, and a twisting oak banister are all part of the home’s character.

With its black and white tiles, bay window, and wall of windows, the sun porch is the signature space at Seibels House. We’d love for you to visit us—our doors are always open. Get in touch and let us help you make history!

Photos by Cory A. Smith with Idol Image.

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Karli & Ben at the Robert Mills House & Gardens

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We are pleased to share Karli and Ben’s enchanted ceremony at the Robert Mills House and Gardens with you.

The couple chose to host their intimate ceremony indoors, at the Robert Mills Carriage House. As thunder rolled overhead, the couple and their guests gathered together to celebrate the spirit of love and adventure.

The wedding had a refined bohemian ambiance with the bride donning a custom crown of greenery for her walk down the aisle. Not to be outshined—Ben’s bright floral-printed tie lent additional playfulness to the ceremony.

The reception was held under a tent on the back lawn with an open-air dance floor adjacent. Even rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of the wedding party who chose to dance in the storm.

The grounds were given an additional aura of romance by lighting installations provided by Ambient Media. Rope lights hung from the trees to create an atmosphere of enchantment on the lawn of the Robert Mills House and Gardens.

To top it all off, the couple processed through a tunnel of sparklers at the end of the night. Their last kiss was truly a scene for the history books.

Congratulations, Karli and Ben!

Wedding Planner Alisha Millwood

Rentals Something Borrowed

Photographer Jessi Nichols 

Catering Hudson’s

Full Bar Service Ed’s Bartending

Margarita Machine Famously Frozen

Lighting Ambient Media

DJ Services Best Carolina DJ  (Mike Siomacco)

Hair 193 Hair

Make-up – Melanie Thompson

 

Karlie and Ben’s beautiful wedding at the Robert Mills House was also featured in the Budget Savvy Bride!

To rent any of our historic properties, or for more information, please contact our rental department or call at 803.252.7742 x 11.

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Ayala & Boyer Wedding at the Seibels House

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Karen Ayala and Chris Boyer
May 6th, 2017
Seibels House and Gardens

We are excited to feature Karen and Chris’s stunning Seibels House and Gardens wedding for our first blog post in our new Historically Ever After series!

Every detail in Karen and Chris’s day was thought through to create a simple and clean but dramatically elegant aesthetic to their day. They used the lush backdrop of Seibels House and Gardens as a perfect canvas for a gorgeous palette of cream, greenery and neutral yet modern colors. Karen designed her unique bouquet of white orchids spilling from an elephant ear leaf and Chris’s corresponding boutonniere, which stood out against the deep blue suits and dresses of the wedding party. Karen’s ethereal veil was the perfect complement to her structured bouquet and the smooth, flowing lines of her dress. The emotion of the day was clear, from the sweet looks exchanged between father, daughter, and brother as she walked down the aisle, to the couple’s clear joy after their ceremony!

Congratulations Karen and Chris – we wish you a lifetime of love and happiness!

Thank you to all the vendors who made this day special!
Cake: Sugarability, LLC.
Catering: Southern Gourmet Catering
Bartending: Ed’s Bartending
DJ: Nice Entertainment
Event Rental Company: Ruth’s House
Florist: FiftyFlowers
Wedding Dress: Amsale from Nitsa’s Apparel
Bridesmaids Dresses: Atom Attire on Etsy
Tux/Suits: The Black Tux
Wedding Coordinator: Brittany Buckner
Videographer: Hayden Media Co.
Photographer: Brennan Booker Photography
Rehearsal Dinner: Spotted Salamander
Wedding Layout Design, Floral Designer, Invitation & Stationery, Snapchat Filter: Karen Boyer

 

To rent any of our properties, or for more information, please email our rental department or call at 803.252.7742 x 11.

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