The effervescent and eternally optimistic Emily Paige King will take your wedding vision and bring it to life. The Whiskey & White Teams offers clients a variety of services from event design, creative direction, logistical management, prop building, décor sourcing (and creating), vendor curation, destination scouting and so much more. We are a full service event planning company that focuses on highly personalized celebrations that highlight the joie de vivre of each couple. Your wedding should be a reflection of your spirit and the materialization of everything that makes you happy.

We pride ourselves on forging new traditions, building the things that we can’t find, and creating authentic celebrations with memories that last a lifetime. We know how important this day is for you and want to help you with details large and small. We understand that true love is a big deal.

The team

  • emily king

    owner & creative director

    After embracing the truth that all her great talents lie within the vein of event planning, Emily started Whiskey & White Events in 2013.  A natural hostess and out-of-the box thinker, she is inspired by everything lovely and distinctive.

    A graduate of Elon University, Emily has a background in Business and Logistics. She lives in Cary, NC with her husband, Brian, son, Johnathan, and dog, Jericho.

    “It has been such a pleasure working with so many couples over the years. My favorite part of every wedding is the ceremony. It’s when the bride and groom are most connected and emotional, you really get to see the love outouring from their souls. Truly beautiful.”

  • Samantha Kate Shuford

    Junior Planner

    Samantha-Kate has been planning parties and gatherings for as long as she can remember. Her job allows her to combine her creativity, spunk, and love of a good time to produce the perfect event.
    Samantha Kate graduated from Meredith College in 2016 with a degree in Communication. After a long term understudy as an assistant, Samantha-Kate is Whiskey & White’s newest Junior Planner.
    “My favorite part of the wedding day is the ceremony. I still get chills every time I watch a bride walk down the aisle. It is at that moment that I am reminded why I do what I do!”