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Welcome To The Weekend

Happy Friday! Our week would not be complete without welcoming our newest vendor guide members! Michele Beckwith is a fine art film photographer with a passion for capturing those sweet little moments and thoughtful details that make your wedding your own. She seeks out the beauty of natural light to bathe her subjects in, creating photographs that merge together life’s moments with art. Josh and Rachel Best are the husband and wife duo behind Best Photography. They have a passion for photographing the most meaningful moments in people’s lives and couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Now, let’s end things on a pretty note with this gorgeous waterfall bridal shoot captured by Brian Whitt Photography!

Oregon Waterfall Bridal Shoot

A few of our favorites from the week:

Have a wonderful weekend! xoxo

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    Destination Wedding in Swiss Castle

    Isabelle and Dominik have a true fairytale romance! The couple met in Miami, when Dominik was visiting the U.S. for the first time on holiday. Though he spoke little English and she no German, they instantly connected and within two weeks had booked a trip to Paris together. After four days in the City of Lights, they each knew without a doubt that they were in love and over the next year, they flew back and forth between her home in the U.S. and his in Switzerland for visits. At long last, a year later, Dominik relocated and the rest is history! Their September wedding was held in his native Switzerland at the gorgeous Schloss Hünigen, and Isabelle planned the entire day from afar with the help of Skype! TABEA MARIA-LISA floristik & dekoration designed the florals in shades of dusty pink and burgundy, which blended beautifully with the setting at Schloss Hünigen. Blush Monique Lhuillier bridesmaids dresses and Isabelle’s Ines di Santo gown were glamorous and perfectly appropriate for a storybook destination wedding! We simply adore the amazing images from Toldofoto—prepare to be transported to magical Switzerland!

    Bern Switzerland Wedding

    Destination Wedding in Switzerland ToldofotoBridesmaids in Blush

    Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids DressesWedding at Schloss Hunigen

    Wood Wedding Welcome SignPale Pink Bridesmaid Dress

    Garden Wedding Ceremony in Switzerland

    Destination Wedding in Switzerland ToldofotoDestination Wedding in Switzerland Toldofoto

    Destination Wedding in Switzerland Toldofoto

    Destination Wedding in Switzerland ToldofotoDestination Wedding in Switzerland Toldofoto

    Destination Wedding in Switzerland Toldofoto

    Destination Wedding in Switzerland ToldofotoDestination Wedding in Switzerland Toldofoto

    Key Wedding Favor

    Chic Wedding Reception in Pink and Black

    Rose Gold Sequin Wedding Table

    Wire Table NumberRed Centerpiece with Taper Candles

    Wedding Cake with Garnet Flowers

    Photography – Toldofoto | Venue – Schloss Hünigen | Floral and Event Design – TABEA MARIA-LISA floristik & dekoration | DJ – DJ Benz | Ceremony Musicians – Novakkord | Hair Stylist – Natanja Fleckenstein | Makeup Artist – Fineface | Bridesmaids Dresses – Monique Lhuillier | Gown – Ines di Santo | Bride’s Shoes – Prada | Suit – Ike Behar | Groom’s Shoes – Zara | Bakery – Torten Couture | Earrings – Jenny Packham | Bracelet – Ben-Amun | Bride’s Rings – Sylvie | Headpiece – Paris by Debra Moreland | Garter – La Gartier | Ceremony Coordination – Simone Jordi Weddings | Groom’s Watch – Omega | Groom’s Ring – Jared’s

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    Colorful Santa Barbara Wedding

    There’s so much style and whimsy pouring out of every single moment of Megan and Bobby’s wedding! The couple selected a private estate in Santa Barbara as their venue, which the homeowner has aptly named “Villa della Famiglia”, and the unique, family-oriented charm was carried through in the decor, which was a colorful extension of the Italian villa feel. Megan designed the day to be a reflection of them as a couple: intimate, fun, and full of so much love. Her vision for the flowers was “bright, beautiful, and free-spirited” and Jenn Sanchez Design delivered in spades! From lush coral peonies to purple alliums, the colorful blooms lit up the tables on the estate’s grounds and paired beautifully with the intermixed fresh fruits. Megan hand-painted all of the signage and along with one of her bridesmaids, Rachel, all of the votive holders, as well as creating the honey jar favors. Not a detail was left unfinished, right down to the on-trend naked cake from Frost It Cupcakery! When asked about the day, there was no doubt that sharing their vows and emptying their hearts to each other surrounded by their dearest family and friends was the most unforgettable moment, followed closely by walking down the aisle to “Your Hand in Mind” by Explosions in the Sky, which reminded them of peaceful moments together stargazing. We are absolutely head over heels for every magical image from Brooke Borough Photography!

    Bride in Anne BargeAlice and Olivia Silver Heels

    Bouquet with Coral PeoniesWedding Ceremony Under Tree

    Bridesmaids in Floral Dresses

    Santa Barbara Wedding Brooke BoroughBouquet with Pink Peonies

    Santa Barbara Wedding Brooke Borough

    Elegant Bridal PortraitSanta Barbara Wedding Brooke Borough

    Santa Barbara Wedding at Private Home

    Blue Glassware at WeddingColorful Wedding Flowers

    Colorful Centerpiece with Gold Candles

    Gold Orange Coral Wedding TableWedding Centerpiece with Peaches

    Colorful Wedding Centerpiece

    Unfrosted Cake at WeddingColorful Wedding with Fruit

    Santa Barbara Wedding Brooke Borough

    Photography – Brooke Borough Photography | Venue – Private Estate | Floral – Jenn Sanchez Design | Wedding Planning, Event Design, and Calligraphy – Festive Event Planning | Day-of Coordination – Ann Johnson Events | Stationery – Wedding Paper Divas | Favors – Honey Jars | Videography – Lightfield Lewis | Catering – Via Maestra 42 | Bakery – Frost It Cupcakery | Rentals – Discount Party Rentals and Tent Merchant | Linens – Discount Party Rentals | DJ – Gavin Roy Presents | Lighting – Just 4 Fun Party Rentals | Hair and Makeup – Unveiled Makeup + Hair | Bridesmaids Dresses – Flynn Skye | Gown – Anne Barge from Lovely Bride | Earrings – McClave Jewelers | Veil – Lovely Bride | Bride’s Shoes – Alice and Olivia | Suit – Hugo Boss | Groom’s Shoes – Magnanni | Groomsmen Suits – The Black Tux | Ribbon – Silk and Willow | Bride’s Robe – Stone Cold Fox | Bridesmaids Robes – ComfyClothing | Hotel – The Fess Parker Hotel | Custom Stamp – Mancoostamp

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    Sunset Cliffside Wedding Inspiration

    Hues of blushing sunset skies set the palette over the rocky shores of Western Australia for this dreamy inspiration shoot styled by Sierra Ramke of Babushka Ballerina. Inspired by the beautiful shades of a single David Austin rose, every single detail oozes romance. Beaded metallic bridesmaids dresses, a romantically styled cliffside table, and lush, elegant florals by Lua Leuca compliment the natural beauty of the setting sun. We adore the gorgeous handtied bouquets with trailing silk ribbon, their blush and ivory blooms; a match made in heaven with the champagne and copper gowns. Prepare to be swept away by the stunning seaside images from Katie Grant!

    Cliffside Wedding Inspiration

    Bridesmaids on Beach in AustraliaBouquet of Blush and Ivory

    Beachside Wedding Table

    Bridesmaid in Blush Silk DressBeach Wedding Table

    Beaded Champagne Gown for BridesmaidBlush and Copper Bridesmaids Dresses

    Bridesmaids in Beaded GownsBlush and Copper Wedding Ideas

    Bridesmaids on the Beach at SunsetBridesmaid in Adrianna Papell

    Elegant Beach Bridesmaid IdeasBeach Bridesmaid Dresses

    Ivory Bouquet with RibbonBridesmaids on the Cliff

    Pink and Blue Beach Wedding IdeasBeaded Bridesmaid Dress

    Romantic Beach Wedding IdeasSunset Beach Wedding Ideas

    Wedding Table with Beach Elements

    Seaside Bridesmaid Wedding IdeasTwo Tier Wedding Cake with Flowers

    Bridesmaids on Beach

    Photography – Katie Grant | Event Design and Gowns – Babushka Ballerina | Floral – Lua Leuca | Hair – Kayla Marshall Wedding Hair | Makeup – Kristy Ogram | Cake – The Cake and I | Rentals – Heart Strings and Pretty Things | Jewelry – Samantha Wills | Models – Scene Management

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    Romantic Chicago Wedding in Lincoln Park

    Kristina and Will’s Chicago wedding is a romantic affair with timeless decor, lush florals, and a bit of vintage charm! They were married at Salvatore’s in the heart of Lincoln Park, the same neighborhood where they met over 7 years before. The couple and their bridal party spent the afternoon visiting several iconic Chicago landmarks, including the Wrigley Building, and enjoying the Air and Water Show from their balcony at the Waldorf-Astoria. Kristina’s beaded Galina Signature gown from David’s Bridal is absolutely exquisite. The bouquets from A Stem Above feature the most soft and lovely blush dahlias, astilbe, and garden roses, with a pop of black dahlias in the bridesmaids’ bouquets, magical against their taupe Lela Rose gowns! We adore the personal elements that Kristina and Will infused into their day, including a signature cocktail called the Yum Yum (named after their cat and her sparkly personality!) and their donations to charities close to their hearts in lieu of favors. Enjoy each and every gorgeous image from Artistrie Co.!

    Beaded Davids Bridal GownBride with Cathedral Length Veil

    Bridesmaids in Pale Taupe Dresses

    Bride with Flower GirlElegant Davids Bridal Gown

    Chicago Lincoln Park Wedding Artistrie CoDahlia Astilbe Rose Bouquet

    Neutral Bridesmaids Dresses

    Chicago Lincoln Park Wedding Artistrie CoBridesmaids in Neutral Dresses

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    Chicago Lincoln Park Wedding Artistrie Co

    Wedding Portrait at the Wrigley BuildingWedding Photos at the Wrigley Building

    Elegant Cluster Wedding Ceremony FlowersChicago Lincoln Park Wedding Artistrie Co

    Indoor Wedding Reception with Candlelight

    Centerpiece with Dusty MillerBlush and White Centerpiece

    Centerpiece of Roses and Dusty MillerElegant Wedding Reception in Chicago

    Chicago Lincoln Park Wedding Artistrie Co

    Photography – Artistrie Co. | Venue and Catering – Salvatore’s | Floral – A Stem Above | Stationery – Minted | Bakery – Oak Mill Bakery | DJ – DJ-Chicago | Ceremony Musicians – Josh Lava | Hair Stylist – Asha SalonSpa | Makeup Artist – Joey Claeyssen | Bridesmaids Dresses – Lela Rose | Gown – Galina Signature from David’s Bridal | Jewelry – Nadri | Veil – Demetrios Bride | Bride’s Shoes – Kelly & Katie Christa Sandal | Suit – Hugo Boss | Tie – Jos. A. Bank | Groomsmen Suits – Black Tie Tuxes

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