Thrive Workshop | Vendor Highlight : Theary Louneoubonh

Continuing on with our Thrive Workshop introductions we are so excited to share one of our speakers with you! Theary is a phenomenal photographer and teacher. We are honored she is joining us in the Highlands next weekend and cannot wait to hear what she has to share. I have admired this woman for years and learned so much from her! You guys are going to adore her just as much as I do. More about Theary and her work below! #thrivecreativeworkshop


Theary, an already established and CRAZY talented photographer, joined the Paperlily Photography Team little over 3 years ago. She quickly became the missing piece they didn’t even know we were missing. Theary is so talented and her photographs are truly works of art.

Theary started learning from her father who shares the same passion of photography. After being a stay home mom for some time, she picked the camera back up and hasn’t put down ever since. Since joining the team of Paperlily Photography, Theary has been documenting gorgeous fine art weddings all over the United States. Her next wedding is taking her to Hawaii!

Theary is passionate about photography and feels that it is quite possibly the greatest thing to ever happen to her.  Theary loves meeting new people, capturing sweet spirits, sweet snuggles, and lots of love. She feels very blessed to be able to have made her passion a career.


Thrive Workshop | Vendor Highlight: Jessica Kendall of Beauty Asylum

As Thrive Workshop approaches we are so excited to continue sharing some of our vendors with you. We have pulled together an incredible team of artists who are planning and working towards all the beauty to come this fall in Highlands, South Carolina. Thrive just can't get here fast enough!! Jessica will be our hair and make-up artist for the styled shoots as well as one of our speakers! Jessica's success in the industry is unparalleled and we are honored to have her!


Jessica Kendall is the owner of Beauty Asylum hair and makeup, a #girlboss team of 30+ beauty professionals through the southeast. The company houses some of the top beauty professionals in the wedding industry boasting editorial features and multimedia credentials with the primary focus on empowering the spirit of entrepreneurship. 

As a Former college athlete her passion for community and team work became so clear to her that it inspired her to launched the company in 2014. Through Beauty Asylum she have been able to create a bond that is contagious, and one that everyone wants to be a part of. This year Beauty Asylum is celebrating their third year in business with two new locations partnered with their main locations in Atlanta and Charlotte.

Below is some of Beauty Asylum's work!

First 2 images taken by Shauna Veasey

First 2 images taken by Shauna Veasey

Thrive Workshop | Vendor Highlight : Shean Strong

As Thrive Workshop draws near, we are so excited to share a few of our vendors with you. We have pulled together an incredible team of artists who are busy as bees preparing for all the beauty to come this fall in the Highlands. We are literally counting down the days!! First up is Shean Strong, who we cannot wait for you all to meet! Shean will be our floral designer and we are honored to have him. More about Shean and his company below!


SHEAN STRONG DESIGN is a wedding + event design company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Their objective has been to create timeless and memorable events for their clients and those they hold close.  Shean's team commits to work with only the highest quality product and the most unique elements. This has allowed their company to flourish in designs, and has further aided them in creating events that are tailored to their clientele.  Designing is their career, but more importantly it’s their passion. 

Shean grew up all over the world and was shaped by many cultural influences; his upbringing helped him create a brand that is truly unique to him. Shean began designing with flowers as a creative outlet. This artistry captivated Shean's heart and is woven through each of his designs. 

“I adore living in Atlanta and love the city life, but still take any opportunity to travel the world.  There is just something about meeting new people and experiencing new cultures that makes me feel at home. I describe my aesthetic as organic, tailored, and refined. As a true romantic, I understand the importance of understated elegance to create a feeling in lieu of a theme.  At the end of the day, my job is to make sure you have the most beautiful wedding and have a great time celebrating you and your spouse.” 

Shean has curated relationships with many vendors, and you can see his work featured in publications such as Cottage Hill, Once Wed, Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rouge, Adorn Magazine, The White Wren, and many more.

Shean, we are so excited to have you and cannot wait to see what you create!

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Photos not taken by Shauna Veasey

Photos not taken by Shauna Veasey