How to Find the Best Wedding Photographer

Since 2004, we warmly welcome all same-gender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, pansexual, asexual (and any other type of) couples for your customized, warm and amazing ceremony on, or nearby, one of the 75+ North Carolina & South Carolina beaches we serve.

Male and female, David and Margo are LGBT friendly, open-minded, genuine professionals, and one of us is a “B” in LGBT!  We are enthusiastic about all LOVE and celebration, regardless of gender, race, labels or politics. If you two are in Love, we wanna be there for you!

FYI: we offer awesome, experienced male and female officiants / ministers. And we are REAL clergy, not mail-order.  Our multi-faith church is nationwide and based in Greensboro NC. Non-denominational, we do all types of ceremonies and we welcome NON-religious! Everyone is welcome here!  And we offer great, experienced photographers too…folks sometimes hire us for the photos alone!  Visit Photography on our site.  And click the Home page around to hear David’s lovely flute and Triton horn shell!


Drop us a line from our Contact Us webpage on our website. All questions are warmly welcome!

Located in the downtown historic Business district, just steps from the waterfront in Swansboro, NC. The Downtown Chapel is nestled on Main Street in the town’s first Baptist Church  built in 1897. The Chapel’s original architecture has been restored and is completely intact. The picturesque waterfront is perfect for your wedding experience. Charming and Intimate. Beaches and Lodging are only minutes away.

Bells & Whistles is a full-service florist and event design business located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Specializing in custom floral design and decor services, Bells & Whistles translates each individual client’s style and aesthetic into beautiful works of floral artistry. Offering unique style tailored to your specific needs. Design services extend to specialty linens, props, and lighting coordination. 

The Bells & Whistles team thrives on bringing your wedding day vision to life.

Our utmost goal: To express the sentiment of each client’s thoughts and wishes.

Fresh, modern wedding photography—just the way you always dreamed it!

The spontaneous joy and emotion that weddings bring will be there forever in your images. I want my work to honestly reflect who you are, as a couple, and as a family so I strive to capture the moments within moments. As your wedding photographer, I am not content to see with just my eyes. I see with my heart, because that is where I find passion. And that is where I find love.


Serving the greater Shallotte, NC region for over a decade, our dedication, experience and knowledge has elevated us in providing the greatest customer experience around. We cater events in Brunswick County, Myrtle Beach and the greater Wilmington area with a staff that is committed to creating dishes you and your guests will love.

ART Catering understands the importance of quality catering service coupled with exquisite cuisine. With the ability to create a custom catering menu for any event or occasion, the creativity of our Executive Chef continues to impress staff and guests year in and year out. Contact us today to speak with a catering adviser about your upcoming wedding!

For event catering Outer Banks style or wedding catering & personal chef or in-home chef service we have a service that can be tailored to you & your guest. Needing wedding catering Outer Banks call Dawn today to reserve your special date. Planning a wedding, holiday party, or other large event, Dawn’s Kitchen Catering can handle all your food, service. Dawn’s kitchen caters NC Outer Banks weddings, delivering the best in cuisine, service & value.   Dawn’s Kitchen is your source for catering Outer Banks weddings for locals & vacationers on the NC Outer Banks from north of Corolla in the 4×4 area south to Hatteras, NC.  For your special event catering Outer Banks from Corolla to Hatteras call Dawn 252-491-2048. From set up to clean up you only need to relax and enjoy the party. For event catering Outer Banks style or wedding catering & Personal Chef or in-home chef service we have a service that can be tailored to you & your guest. Needing wedding catering Outer Banks call Dawn today to reserve your special date.

Promised Hearts is a family business. We work together to create what you want. We offer suggestions based on the couple’s personality. We guide, suggest, & help in any way, but it is your wedding. Together we can make your dream day a reality! Pam DuVal & her husband, Joe Cadorette own Promised Hearts. And we love weddings!
Pamela DuVal is NC’s first Master Bridal Consultant trained by the Association of Bridal Consultants. Pam is a Non-denominational Ordained Wedding Minister and a Certified Sandals Specialist. She is also teaches the Wedding Planner Course.
Joe is VP for Promised Hearts and a TIP certified bartender.