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Holly & Josh’s Wedding | Pursell Farms

Hello loves!  Today I'm so excited to share with you Holly & Josh's perfect summer wedding at Pursell Farms! The day was gorgeous, the details were well thought out and Holly & Josh were breathtaking. This wedding was one of my favorites this year as their...

Olivia & John’s Wedding | Swann Lake Stables

Oh goodness I'm so excited to share all of these beautiful photos with you from Olivia and John's wedding day at Swann Lake Stables. As you can see, Olivia and John are basically the model couple that everyone wants to be.They are just as beautiful on the inside as...

Brick & Rose | An Event Boutique Venue

OMG OMG OMG FINALLY!! I'm so excited to finally share what I've been working on the last couple of months. Remember that time I said, "I have big dreams for this year!" Well, I meant it! Brick & Rose, an event boutique venue, located in the heart of Helena is now...

Welcome to the KP blog! My name is Kendal and I’m so happy you’re here. It’s been my dream for quite some time to own a wedding planning company and now the time has finally arrived! I am certain that this will be the best journey in life and I’m so excited to finally show you what we’ve been working on for the past few months! Take a look around, love. I can’t wait to meet you!

August 3, 2019

Hello friends!! I’m so excited to share sweet Geri & Jerry’s (yes, Geri squared!) engagement session with you! I have loved helping this sweet couple plan their perfect wedding day! They will be getting married at the end of the month and it is going to be fabulous. For now enjoy these fabulous photos from […]

Hello friends!!

I'm so excited to share sweet Geri & Jerry's (yes, Geri squared!) engagement session with you! I have loved helping this sweet couple plan their perfect wedding day! They will be getting married at the end of the month and it is going to be fabulous. For now enjoy these fabulous photos from AL Weddings <3

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August 2, 2019

Hello sweet friends!  I’m so excited to chat with you today about some of my favorite venues in Birmingham! Choosing a venue is one of the most important decisions during your engagement. Your venue sets the entire feel for your wedding! I’ve had the pleasure of working at some of the best venues in Alabama […]

Hello sweet friends! 

I'm so excited to chat with you today about some of my favorite venues in Birmingham! Choosing a venue is one of the most important decisions during your engagement. Your venue sets the entire feel for your wedding! I've had the pleasure of working at some of the best venues in Alabama which most are here in Birmingham! Enjoy my top picks of my favorite wedding venues in Birmingham, Alabama. 

One of my first picks for one of the best places to say your vows is Park Crest in Hoover, Alabama. They have several options for your beautiful wedding, whether you want to have your intimate ceremony outside in the Gardens or in their beautiful Carriage House, you can't go wrong for a beautiful ceremony. Then your guests get to head downstairs for a more industrial style reception. Their beautiful bar and large stage with dance floor area makes the reception perfect! 

Photographer: Grace with Eric & Jamie Photography

A newer Birmingham wedding venue is beautiful Belle Farm. It has a sweet southern feel which is perfect for us Alabama girls! They have a beautiful outdoor location for your private ceremony, then you can head on inside for the reception! The property features an adorable bridal suite where you & your girls can get ready and enjoy a few mimosas before you say I Do! Seriously I could stay in that suite forever!

Photographer: Shelby Bonner Photography

Next up, is Vulcan Park & Museum. Talk about a Birmingham view!! This is one of the best places to really get to see all of Birmingham. This venue offers an overlooking terrace for your ceremony where you can see the entire city. I've had the opportunity to work there a couple of times where we've flipped the ceremony terrace for the reception as well as had a reception where we moved inside to their Electra room. 

Photographer: Landon Meserve

For a more intimate ceremony, I love Aldridge Gardens in Hoover. Their natural beauty is one of my favorites! Every bride who choses to get married here always have a beautiful intimate ceremony and it is just breathtaking. The amount of places for photos is unreal! 

Photographer: AL Weddings

Another beautiful intimate venue is Swann Lakes in Birmingham. Their lawn for the ceremony is absolutely perfect. The natural beauty around the venue sets a beautiful space for your wedding. They have an amazing barn and outdoor patio with a huge stone fireplace for the reception. One of my favorite places at Swann Lakes is their creek running through the property which sets a beautiful backdrop for couple photos.

Photographer: Lauren Bailey 

Next up, Stonewood Farms in Tuscaloosa. What can I say, look at that grand entrance! They have a beautiful pool which overlooks Lake Tuscaloosa and it is perfect for your reception. They also have an adorable garden which most people chose to have their ceremony, but with a little rain in the forecast you can easily move the ceremony under their amazing back porch. 

Photographer: Eric & Jamie Photography

I might have saved the best for last, one of my all time favorite venues in Alabama is Pursell Farms. Just a quick drive to Birmingham, Pursell Farms offer an incredible getaway weekend for you and your guests. Their staff and amenities are absolutely perfect and you can easily have a stress free wedding at Pursell! I love their ceremony site over looking the lake and their breathtaking Hamilton Place for the reception. 

Photographer: Katie & Alec 

Need help finding the perfect venue for your upcoming wedding? I would love to help! Contact me today!!

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July 19, 2019

Hello brides!! Recently I’ve had several girls ask me just how to preserve their wedding bouquet so I wanted to give you a few ideas below! My bridal bouquet was absolutely beautiful and I knew I wanted to keep it forever. There are so many options for your bouquet, whether you want to just air dry […]

Hello brides!!

Recently I've had several girls ask me just how to preserve their wedding bouquet so I wanted to give you a few ideas below! My bridal bouquet was absolutely beautiful and I knew I wanted to keep it forever. There are so many options for your bouquet, whether you want to just air dry or freeze dry, here are a few helpful tips!

Air Drying your flowers is a pretty simply DIY project, however all of those beautiful colors of your wedding bouquet may not remain. This is one of the popular ways to preserve if you simply don't want to throw them away. You can also get them professionally pressed, which can keep more of the color and shape of your beautiful flowers in your bouquet. 

One of my personal favorite ways to preserve a bouquet, is sending it off to get it freeze-dried and then put into a shadow box. Ageless Blooms in Birmingham does an amazing job at preserving flowers. She can place them for you in any shadow box so you can display them in your hallway or bedroom at your new home with your hubby!

Have you preserved your flowers in a different way? Drop a comment below to tell me new ideas on how to preserve your wedding flowers!

 

xoxo,

Kendal

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July 17, 2019

Hello friends!  Today I’m so excited to share with you Alayna & JD’s Birmingham wedding at Vulcan Park and Museum. Alayna and JD are the perfect Birmingham couple! They love the views and everything Birmingham has to offer. They knew when choosing a venue that the terrace at Vulcan would be perfect for their wedding.  […]

Hello friends! 

Today I'm so excited to share with you Alayna & JD's Birmingham wedding at Vulcan Park and Museum. Alayna and JD are the perfect Birmingham couple! They love the views and everything Birmingham has to offer. They knew when choosing a venue that the terrace at Vulcan would be perfect for their wedding. 

Alayna & JD said their vows on the terrace with a beautiful clear top tent and the day was perfect! They had the best night dancing with all of their friends overlooking the beautiful views of downtown Birmingham. Enjoy these fabulous photos from Landon Meserve! 

Birmingham Vendors: 

Planner: Kendal Perry | Venue: Vulcan Park and Museum | Photography: Landon Meserve | Floral: Kathryn Bowen | Rentals: ERU | Bridal Gown: Imperial Bridal | Bridesmaid's Dress: Bella's Bridal | DJ: On-Site Productions | Catering: Dreamland BBQ | Hotel Accommodations: Tutwiler Hotel

 

     

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July 13, 2019

Hello sweet friends! Please help me welcome sweet Beomjy & Jonathan to the KP wedding planning fam! These two will be getting married next month at their intimate wedding with their closest friends & family! Enjoy these stunning photos from Julie at Pipervine! Need help planning your perfect day? Contact me today! I would love […]

Hello sweet friends!

Please help me welcome sweet Beomjy & Jonathan to the KP wedding planning fam! These two will be getting married next month at their intimate wedding with their closest friends & family! Enjoy these stunning photos from Julie at Pipervine!

Need help planning your perfect day? Contact me today! I would love to ease your wedding planning journey!

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July 11, 2019

Hello loves! Thanks for stopping by the KP Blog where I chat all about weddings and a little about me! Today I want to give you a few ideas for the perfect bridesmaid’s gifts! We know that your girls do SO much for you leading up to your wedding day so of course you want […]

Hello loves!

Thanks for stopping by the KP Blog where I chat all about weddings and a little about me! Today I want to give you a few ideas for the perfect bridesmaid's gifts! We know that your girls do SO much for you leading up to your wedding day so of course you want to thank them with a sweet gift! Below are a few of my go-to suggestions for your bridesmaids gifts. 

  1. Cute PJ's for getting ready on wedding day
    • One of my favorite (& coziest) PJ sets come from PJ Harlow. They have tank tops, short sleeve, long sleeve, pant, shorts, you name it! These are my favorite pajamas because they are so incredibly soft! 
    • My next shop for bridesmaids pajamas and robes comes from BHLDN. I love the details of these outfits, they are so dainty and stylish! 
  2.  A Compact Mirror
    • I absolutely love this beautiful compact mirror from The Knot Shop. It has a sweet and empowering message on the front and on the back there is room for a personalized message to your bestie. How sweet!
  3. A personalized bracelet or necklace
    • I absolutely adore Alex & Ani bracelets. So obviously I am swooning over the bridesmaids bracelet they have! 
    • Also, this gold personalized bracelet is too cute! You can find it on Etsy and engrave their name and wedding date!
  4. A Monogramed cosmetic case 
    • I love the cosmetic cases from The Knot Shop. And whats better than a monogramed anything?! You know we all love our monograms on anything and everything! 
  5. A handwritten note <3
    • There is nothing better than a handwritten note thanking them for everything they did to make your engagement and wedding day perfect. I also suggest adding this to any gift you may give your girls, family, friends and vendors!  Some of my favorite personalized wedding thank you notes come from Paper Source

 

Photography -

  1. Shelby Bonner Photography
  2. Katie & Alec Dixon

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hello loves!
Welcome to the KP blog! My name is Kendal and I’m so happy you’re here. It’s been my dream for quite some time to own a wedding planning company and now the time has finally arrived! I am certain that this will be the best journey in life and I’m so excited to finally show you what we’ve been working on for the past few months! Take a look around, love. I can’t wait to meet you!

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© 2018-  Kendal Perry

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Kendal perry is a birmingham, alabama

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