An Interview with Chancey Charm | 2017 Wedding Trends

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February 1, 2018

2017 Trends | Wedding Planner Interview | Chancey Charm

I am starting up a new blog series for the next weeks! I reached out to a handful of respected vendors in the Atlanta area to hear their thoughts and ideas about weddings trends we saw in 2017 as wedding vendors. I have interviewed florists, wedding coordinators, DJ’s, and hair/makeup artists! Hop on each week to see their answers in what trends they think are popular and not-so-popular.

This week, I talked to the Chancey Charm team located here in Atlanta. I have loved working with the Chancey Charm team for the past couple of years. They are such an amazing group of ladies who do the best job for their clients. If you’re looking for a wedding planner in the process of your wedding, Chancey Charm is where you need to look first! Sarah Chancey is the owner of the widely sought after Chancey Charm team. She leads branches from Atlanta to Charleston to Nashville to NYC and beyond! Brie Owens is the primary planner for the Atlanta branch of Chancey Charm. I asked both of them to share their thoughts on the wedding trends of 2017. Let’s see which of these carry on to 2018! Thanks to Brie and Sarah from Chancey Charm to take time out to answer these questions for me!

What do you believe was the most popular wedding trend of 2017?
Sarah said, “Personally, I think that a focus on greenery was the most popular trend that we saw with our clients.  People are loving the long, lose pieces of greenery everywhere these days.” And Brie agreed with Sarah, adding, “Greenery galore! It’s gorgeous, so I say the more the merrier!!”

I agree with them! This is a trend that is becoming more popular! Greenery is a popular trend that allows for beautiful tablescapes without breaking a budget. I see a lot of eucalyptus as well at many weddings!

Which trends did you like?
Sarah said she is “loving all of the translucent + marble details, like escort cards.”
Brie told me she, “loved seeing all the gorgeous and unique floral ceremony arches!”
Which trends did you hate?
Sarah told me that is tired of mason jars. She made me laugh when she said, “I’m honestly shocked that mason jars are still a thing. Why are these even still on Pinterest?!”
Brie had a really cool answer. She told me, “I wouldn’t say I hated any, because everyone’s taste is different, but personally, I’m not a fan of out of place guest table linens. For example, your colors theme could be peacock, but that doesn’t mean you have to have turquoise linens, you can have a napkins or a cake table linen for the pop of color.”
What tips do you have for 2018 brides in planning their wedding?
Sarah and Brie both had some solid information and help from the Chancey Charm team. Sarah and Brie both said to start with a solid budget. Don’t look around and fall in love with something you can’t afford. Figure out what you can and cannot do before you find something you simply MUST HAVE and find out it’s out of your budget. Sarah made me laugh once again when she told me that the girls should “get off Pinterest until your wedding is over.” Too many cooks in the kitchen (aka too many ideas to overwhelm you) is my thought!

  1. tracy

    February 1st, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    I’m laughing at the mason jars comment LOL! They do gorgeous work and you photographed it beautifully!

  2. Jennifer Blake

    February 5th, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    Lovely work! This is a fun series!

  3. michelle

    February 9th, 2018 at 12:03 am

    great images and they sound like an amazing team to plan a wedding with. I totally agree about the table linens!! 🙂

  4. Esther

    February 12th, 2018 at 4:23 pm

    Hahaha get off Pinterest until after the wedding – that is great advice! Brilliant post, Mandi, I’m sure wedding couples will appreciate this.

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