Saturday, May 25, 2013

{Heather and Chris are getting MARRIED!}

Yup these two love birds 
(and UW alumni, YES!)

Are getting married!!!

Check out the amazing photos by Affinity Photography:

They are SO adorable, I know:)

And the photos are amazing!

Will be an EPIC wedding super excited to be a part of it!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

{Featured on Wedding Chicks Blog!}

Just in time for my birthday . . . tomorrow! 
I opened my inbox today and  . . .

Jennifer and Mark's Northwest Nautical wedding that I helped coordinate was featured on The Wedding Chicks today! 

What a sweet gift:)

Head on over HERE and leave some sweet words for my 30th birthday?! K thanks!

Sunday, May 19, 2013

{Happy 1 Year Anniversary Lindsey and Mike!!!}

Has it already been a year?!
I can't believe it, seems like just a couple months ago these two love birds were getting married . . .
SUCH a fun couple! 

Happy Anniversary!!!

Also I found out a little while ago that they are expecting a new addition in the future . . .
How exciting!!!

Here's to Mr. and Mrs. Oliphant . . . AND to the 3rd member of the fam later this year!

To see their full wedding featured on Rustic Wedding Chic go here

Friday, May 17, 2013

{Enchanted Mint and Gold . . . Part 2: Champagne & Table Decor}

Back to our Enchanted Mint and Gold Shoot . . .
If you missed Part I you can see it here.

Now on to the next part: 
The Reception Table

(all photos by the amazing Aly from La Luz Photography)

My inspiration for this part of the shoot was the herringbone backdrop that I made (DIY baby!) with glitter gold cardstock and mint green cardstock.  I traced and cut each piece, and hot glued it to my backdrop fabric in the herringbone shape and viola! 
LOVE how it turned out.

(Check out the AMAZING hollywood regency chandeliers from Vintage Ambiance)
Also my lovely model Claudia Lorena is just adorable, right? 
Hair and makeup by my girl Yessie Makeup Artistry!

Other inspiration: gold gold gold! I spray painted the pine cones and plastic fruit pieces gold, love that too!
The menus: I designed these to include the "arrow" theme of the shoot, also a fun whimsical font was important:)
Tip to make your champagne sweet and fun: add rock candy! Also can add some color if desired:)

Each place setting included some textured gold chargers, the lovely vintage plates from Vintage Ambiance, mint green napkins, the arrow through the fruit seating card, and goldware.

OH and the flowers just made the table, thanks to the lovely Nicole from Florarama Modern Design.

The girls enjoying their champagne in their Luly Yang Couture gowns.
There is just something perfect about little simple bud vases :) See!

I mean that backdrop, right?!

Next up from this shoot . . . the dessert table!!!

What is your favorite element from this shoot?
Mine, is coming up next!!!

{My amazing team}
Photography: La Luz Photography / Flowers: Florarama Modern Design / Event Design & Event Planning: Simply by Tamara Nicole / Hair & Makeup: Yessie Makeup Artistry / Venue: Hollywood Schoolhouse / Invitations: The Knot and Feather / Shoes: Steve Madden / Dresses: Luly Yang Couture / Rentals: Vintage Ambiance / Cakes: Honey Crumb Cake StudioKelli’s Creations / Cake Pops:Kelli’s Creations / Cupcakes: Spirit Cupcakes / Flower Girl Dress: Little Dreamers Tutu / Dessert Table Prints: BUTTER Design Lab / Jewelry: Forever 21

Monday, May 13, 2013

{FEATURED on Ruffled Blog today!!!! Eeeeeeeek!}

Seriously stoked right now! Go check out our 
featured on 
Ruffled Blog:

SO excited!!!

Shoot Location: Seattle, WA / Photography: Blue Rose Photography / Styling and Planning: Tamara at Simply by Tamara Nicole / Dresses: La Belle Reve / Sashes: Tessa Kim / Clutch: Gift Shop Brooklyn / Earrings: Rain Rain Rain / Headpieces: Abigail Grace Bridal / Hair Leaf: Hettie Silovich / Hair and Makeup: Yessie Makeup Artistry / Suit: Trillium Tailor / Flowers: Juniper Flowers / Cake and Dessert: Lady Yum / Stationery: Just Milled / Vases and Ceramics: Michelle Williams Ceramics / Paper Mache Bowl: Etco / Candles: Glassy Baby / Wood Chandelier: uncommon / Venue: EM Fine Art / Rentals: Grand Event Rentals,Vintage Ambience / Models: Lyndsey and Mckenzie (with SMG) and Spencer

Sunday, May 12, 2013

{Weekend Wedding Snapshot}

Seriously I am the luckiest person to be able to witness such love and joy each weekend.  To be able to get a glimpse into a couple's love and life, those moments I witness at a wedding I will never forget.

One of these very special moments is when I get to sneak a glance of the First Look . . .

It just warms my heart to watch the reaction of the couple seeing each other for the first time on their wedding day, all dolled up with so much anticipation and excitement.  Yes even though I have seen many of these . . . I still tear up.

Here was my dear bride Jo and the love of her life Peter. 
Photography: My Beloved Photography
Hair/Makeup: Yessie Makeup Artistry

More on this wedding soon!


Monday, May 6, 2013

~We're back from Italy, Croatia and Slovenia!~

WHAT a great trip we had! I am fully relaxed, refreshed and ready to conquer the world :)

Stay tuned for many weddings, some interviews with local wedding vendors, some BIG news, styled shoots and much more!

Hope you all are doing well, watch for trip photos here soon.