Marlye's Vendor Guide
Auburn Wedding Venues
The Southerly Warehouse
The Southerly Warehouse is located in the historic district of Opelika, Alabama. With ample natural light, original brick walls, wooden beam ceilings, and stained concrete floors, this rustic industrial venue serves as the perfect setting to tell your unique story. The Chandelier Room features nine over-sized crystal chandeliers and exposed, original brick walls which make for a beautiful and intimate backdrop for any event. This historic space boasts the original windows and columns from the 1860s and is fully customizable and ready to be transformed. Adjacent to The Chandelier Room, The Garage Room features grand 20-foot vaulted ceilings, custom made light fixtures, and its original wooden garage door, which can be opened for guests to enjoy a cool fall Southern evening. The Courtyard is a great spot for outside cocktails and summertime celebrations. Beautiful overhead stringed lights add a romantic ambiance to the event as guests enjoy the occasion long into the night.
Kylee Cooper Farms
This is a premier Wedding Venue in the Lake Martin area! They believe that every guest deserves the royal treatment. Contact them to learn how they can make your special day everything you’ve dreamed of! They also rent our their venue for birthday parties, baby showers, family reunions, wedding showers, business meetings, and more.
Heritage House is a five bedroom boutique inn and event facility set in a historic home in beautiful Opelika, Alabama. Built in 1913, this historic building has spent a good portion of its 100+ years of existence as an event venue. Many memorable weddings have happened on these grounds, but it also makes a great choice for rehearsal dinners, showers, receptions, or as a comfortable and unique place to lodge guests. Contact us to discuss how we can play a role in your big day! We can host indoor events of up to 50 attendees and outdoor events of up to 200 attendees. Photo credit: Paula David Wedding Photography
Fountainview Mansion is a beautiful country mansion wedding venue exuding Southern charm and elegance. Fountainview Mansion offers the privacy of the Alabama countryside while being conveniently located within Auburn. This all-inclusive venue will help make your wedding day dreams come true for an affordable price. They provide indoor and outdoor spaces for your wedding ceremony and reception, along with access to a large courtyard, an indoor dining area, an outdoor pool deck with ample lighting and several luxurious get-ready rooms. Alfresco dining is available by the pool, while more formal events can be held inside. The historic brick building features stately columns in front, perfect for your wedding entrance or portraits. The architectural style and antiques from around the world add to the ambiance of your wedding at Fountainview Mansion. All venue spaces can be customized with decor and special floor plans to accommodate your wedding style and guest count.
Family owned and managed, Parker Hill was born as a place to celebrate the most important day in your life. The first wedding on their property was a family wedding, and this venue will treat you like family! Located in the heart of Auburn, but tucked away in its own little world, Parker Hill welcomes you to experience the newest venue in East Alabama. A comfortable setting that puts on no airs, yet still lends the gracefully grand backdrop to your most personal events.
Auburn Bridal Boutiques
Auburn Wedding Photographers
Hannah Miller Photography
Hannah is a hybrid photographer, specializing in medium format film and digital photography. What makes photographs so special is their unique ability to turn moments and memories into physical, tangible objects. Hannah's style is clean, romantic, timeless, and full of life. Hannah is local to Auburn, Alabama and she is more than up for traveling to wherever your story leads you.
Haint Blue Collective
Haint Blue Collective is a creative service company offering film and digital photography, design, and calligraphy services. Kate’s style is clean, romantic, and playful in both her photography and design and is sure to capture your big day perfectly. Haint Blue Collective is based in Auburn, Alabama and available for travel for wherever your events take you.
Blue and Blue Photography
Blue and Blue Photography is a lifestyle photography company that focuses on you and capturing the moments on your wedding day that mean the most. Nikki, a fiery redhead that owns and operates Blue and Blue Photography, has a bright personality and a love for making new friends. Her journey to photography was driven by her love of capturing beautiful and special moments for her own family and has evolved into helping capturing your special day for you! She can’t wait to laugh and cry with you through the whole day and provide you with a gallery of photos that you’ll pour over for years and years to come.
LOVE LEGACY STUDIOS
When you choose Love + Legacy Studios as your wedding photographer, you don’t have to worry about missing your moments. You can rest assured that every memory is captured in a creative, intimate and authentic way by fun and intentional photographers that best preserves your legacy for generations to come. They look forward to capturing your once-in-a-lifetime moments for you!
Boudoir by Love + Legacy
Boudoir is a great gift for your husband/future husband, but that’s not why you should consider a session with them. You are probably reading this thinking that you would never do something like this, and if that’s true then you are telling yourself a lie! They believe that all women are beautiful created and deserves to have the Confidence and Power to embrace their beauty! Let them take you on a journey that will rip away the filter over your eyes that this world has put there! Contact them today to start shedding the lies you’ve been told.
Miranda Beason Photography
Miranda is a lifestyle and wedding photographer focused on capturing those most special moments that are sure to tell your story in it’s truest form! Miranda’s clients are a huge part of her life and she respects them as much. Miranda cannot wait to meet you and spend your special day making you feel incredible and providing you with portraits that you will be proud to show-off for years to come.
Auburn Wedding Planners
Make it Perfect Events, LLC
Katy Blackburn is the owner of ‘Make It Perfect: Wedding and Event Planning’ and is certified by the Bridal Society, the nation’s leading wedding certification company, as a senior certified wedding planner. Katy has established and grown the business as a premier wedding and event planning company serving Auburn, Opelika, and surrounding areas. Katy and her team strive to offer a range of wedding and event planning packages that are customized to fit each budget and list of needs and wants. Katy and her team listen to the bride, the groom, and the family as if it were their own special day to make sure all of the wants, needs, worries, and wishes are taken care of before and during the wedding celebration. The team is able to successfully coordinate, plan, and execute events because their goal is to serve everyone at the event, not just the bride.
Contact Name: Katy Blackburn
Melanie Grace Weddings
Melanie’s philosophy is, it's all about YOU. It is easy for your special day to become something that is not your own. Your wedding should be a coveted ceremony reflective of you. Melanie Grace Weddings works to serve you and your vision. If you are struggling to define your wedding vision, they will use their creativity to design a work of art reflective of you and everything that makes you unique. Every bride is entitled to her own likings. Their job is to take what you like and design an elegant masterpiece, and to make the planning process seamless, stress-free, and enjoyable!
Auburn Wedding Florists
Thorne and Thistle
Thorne and Thistle Events, while based in Auburn, is a destination planning, wedding production, and design team offering decor, linens and florals throughout the Southeast with a passion for creating beautiful, meaningful events. Their brides tend to have an understated, elegant style and a love of beautiful details such as artistic floral design, fine paper goods, couture linens, custom seating and natural light, and film photography. Flowers are their love language, so their wedding planning always includes lush, organic floral designs with foraged seasonal elements, chosen to evoke wedding day memories for years to come.
Tori Brinson Design
Tori Brinson’s eye for design is such a talent! Her passion is florals, and she will make your wedding day a dream. Her arrangements range from classic style to more whimsical. Tori uses a wide variety of florals and textures to make her arrangements really come alive.
Frou Frou, INC.
Jess’s style is so timeless. Her sweet southern charm comes across in her arrangements and in her personality. She is great at incorporating all the little details that make your wedding day special.
Florals by Samantha and Missy
“Hobby into Passion!” is Samantha and Missy’s motto. These two love to design arrangements for events. They provided florals for their children’s weddings and look forward to treating your wedding with that same care.
Samantha’s Phone Number: (256) 239-0039
Auburn Hair & Makeup Artists
Why does she love her job? She has always dreamed of being a hairstylist and makeup artist since she was a little girl sneaking into her mom’s makeup. She truly enjoys being a part of your wedding day. So many memories and so much love she will cherish forever. She wants you to feel like a true princess on your wedding day. She strives to bring out your natural beauty so you still look and feel like yourself. She would love to be a part of your wedding day and can promise you, you won’t regret hiring her! She truly loves what she does!
Feel flawlessly beautiful on your wedding day with Amy’s unique set of hair and makeup skills! We love the natural, yet enhanced glow she creates on each of her brides and the attention-to-detail she gives in her work. Having been in the professional makeup artistry field for 15 years, Amy is a Master Asthetician with a serious portfolio to back up our claims. Amy will be sure to make you feel relaxed and pampered on your wedding day!
Hair by Heather Baker
Heather comes highly recommended by our local brides. Her hair styles range from updos to beautifully styled for all ages, including moms and flower girls!
Phone Number: (334) 734-7022
Tanology of Auburn
Tanology is East Alabama & West Georgia's premier spray tanning company. Tanology's solutions are all natural and anti-aging. At Tanology, our specialists are Master Certified and members of the Association of Sunless Tanning Professionals.
Tanology is conveniently located in Auburn with mobile tanning access available. The perfect tanning option for weddings, proms, pageants and other special events, we can't wait to help you look and feel your best.
Lindy White, founder and CEO of Tanology, has been in the spray tanning business for 11 years. She has been Master Certified since 2014 and continues to stay up to date on spray tanning techniques and products.
Phone Number: (334) 748-1343
Auburn Wedding Music
Music Garden is an awesome go-to for Alabama brides to book their wedding music. Whether it is a DJ or a 12-piece band you’re wanting, Music Garden has the most professional and exciting options in the region! And to make things easier on the bride - you book your band or DJ through a representative who is easy to reach if you have any questions or want to make any changes. Their reps are so helpful; we know you will understand our love for Music Garden as soon as you give them a call!
Let their cakes top off your special day! Sonshine Wedding Cakes provides wedding and groom’s cakes for Auburn and Opelika, Alabama, and outlying areas. Robin takes special care in each couple and her cakes. Not only are they beautiful, but they are delicious as well.
Phone Number: (334) 826-8303
B&B Beverage Management
B&B Beverage Management is food and beverage management company comprised of hospitality solutions for weddings, tailgates, sporting events and more. Their mission is to safely and efficiently provide beverage solutions throughout the hospitality industry. They currently offer solutions for every type of event in the world through our innovative safety and efficiency systems. They are Safe, Professional and Responsible. Inc. 5000 recognized B&B as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in America, ranking 25th nationally in Food and Beverage, and making the 2020 Veteran 100.
Wilton's Catering (established 2006) is a locally owned business in Loachapoka, AL (about 5 miles outside of Auburn, AL). They specialize in tasty, scratch-made food for all occasions. Wilton’s Catering is owned by Chris Wilton, Senna Barnett, and Lisa Wilton. The three owners, along with Catering Associate, Rachael Tierney take great pride in the products they serve, ensuring everything leaving their kitchen meets their very high standards.
Executive Chef, Chris Wilton is an Auburn University Alumnus and he has spent most of his time in the past 19 years learning about what people in this area love to eat. Chris never stops learning how to create new and inventive dishes, while perfecting the southern comfort food of his childhood. Chris knows the importance of fresh ingredients and making delicious dishes from scratch. Because of Chris's dedication to the art of food and his excellent customer service skills, he's become known around the Auburn/Opelika area as the "caterer who's easy to work with." This says a lot about the person Chris is. He wants to impress you and your guests with his delicious food, impeccable work ethic and his wacky sense of humor.
Event Manager, Senna Barnett has extensive customer service and catering experience and she works very hard to ensure every event runs smoothly, and our customers are left feeling relaxed, well-fed, and stress-free. She will make you feel like your event is being run by a good friend.
Office Manager, Lisa Wilton will work with you to book your event, discuss payment options, and answer any and all questions about your menu and event.
Palette and Pencraft
Candace from Palette and Pencraft is here to make your wedding sign dreams come true! She loves projects big and small, from welcome signs to seating charts to cake or menu signs. She also loves the challenge of a large project to make a GRAND statement! Every design is made with the bride and groom's vision in mind. Signs, place cards, and other lettering projects can be made with wood, chalkboard, acrylic, copper, ribbon, paper, and many other materials, and signs are available to rent or keep!
Auburn Jewelry Stores
Swanson Diamond Center
Swanson Diamond Center’s passion is diamonds and their mission is to provide the highest quality jewelry for the lowest price. For over 15 years, they have focused on satisfying customer’s needs through service and long term relationships. They believe the greatest union in the world is marriage.
Phone Number: (334) 826-1890
Auburn Downtown Limo
Auburn Downtown Limo offers fast, friendly affordable transportation services throughout Alabama and Georgia. Rides range from Downtown Auburn - for a fun night out, to the Atlanta Airport - for a carefree transportation experience. Their team is up for any job! Holding up to 10 passengers, their Lincoln Town Car provides the optimum transportation experience in luxury!
Contact: (334) 259 - 9200
Rare Transportation serves over 300 brides each year, so weddings is what they do best! With over 15 vehicles in our fleet, including two Trolleys, they can accommodate group sizes large and small. Perfect for wedding parties and guests! They provide each bride with a tailored itinerary that is seamless with their wedding day timeline to help ensure that they truly have the perfect day. They will work with you from start to finish to get you where you’re going while listening to your favorite playlist with your family & friends along the way. Rare Transportation believes the journey is just as important as the destination, they help to make sure your ride is just that.