an absolute stunner of a new year’s eve wedding from
words can not describe how excited i am to have Caroline’s work on the blog. this lady’s got some serious talent, yo. as evident above.
head on over HERE to check out more from this wedding.
and you really ought to just stick around CAROLINE’S BLOG for more of her fantastical work cause you really won’t be disappointed.
other wedding vendors included:
Venue: Cafe Brauer / Event Coordinator: Bambi Caicedo Rogers /Hair: Joseph Michaels Salon & Spa /Cake & Dessert: Deerfield Bakery /Catering: Tiger Lily /Wedding Flowers: Kloeckner’s /Officiant: Judge Kathy Kennedy /Musicians: Greenlight /Wedding Gown: David’s Bridal /Jewelry: Grandmother’s /Shoes: J. Crew /Bridesmaids Dresses: each chose their own /Groom’s Suit: J. Crew /Groom’s Shoes: Allen Edmonds /Groomsmen Suits: each chose their own /Stationery: Serendipity Beyond Design /Transportation: Metropolitan Limousine / Table Letters: gLEaNingS
quite a bit obsessed with this wedding. love the bride’s gown from BHLDN. an absolutely elegant one, wouldn’t you say?
for sending this stunning wedding over and sharing her talent.
“No words can describe this couple or their wedding. Brit and Pete’s love for one another is one of the most incredible I have ever witnessed. They are hugely involved in their local community, art and music scene. Their first look took place in a local neighborhood garden. Their details of their wedding day included fresh garden plants, DIY signs and decor, fresh hop vines, mason jars, antique plates, and one beautiful rustic venue. Their venue tucked away in Pilsen in an old abandoned convent called The Secret Garden owned by Honky Tonk BBQ. A simple ceremony surrounded by friends and family and an incredible sit down dinner filled with BBQ. Brit and Pete brought in several friends to DJ at their wedding giving a wide range of music and dancing (dancing plants too!)”
other wedding vendors involved:
Dress Designer: BHLDN//Shoes: Franco Sarto//Caterer: Honky Tonk BBQ//Event Venue: Honky Tonk Secret Garden//Specialty Foods: Hornswaggler Arts//Other: Revolution Brewery//Floral Designer: Scarlet Petal//Bakery: Sweet Pea Delights//Other: Ted Baker//
i believe i’m finally on the mend. no more hacking out a lung or blowing my nose til my ear drums pop. so thankful to almost feel like myself again. and what joy that i’m all better in time for Photo Field Trip! i’m plenty excited to head up to El Capitan next weekend and be among so many creatives. but more importantly to meet more people face to face and to support friends who heading up classes and panels. p.s. i’m bringing eco friendly confetti.
while helping a little bit behind the scenes with the logistics for Photo Field Trip, it’s allowed me discover plenty more talent to follow. so a few of those are included in this week’s confetti throw fridays.
hope you all have plenty of rest or try to after your weddings this weekend!
stay warm on the east coast. have a great weekend all.
from the bride:
“I was inspired to create a wedding celebration that incorporated natural elements and bits of cheer – both of which make me happy, so why not include that in the wedding? We selected the most beautiful setting for our ceremony, underneath an old oak tree in the afternoon sun. Because we wanted both our ceremony and reception to be held outside, we didn’t have much decorating to do as it was a naturally gorgeous venue. What we did add, we made. My friends and I created table numbers from old book pages and cardboard, we made chalkboards & easels, collected cool vintage finds, made our invitations, put together the flower arrangements, and made a whole lot of jam. I had the most fun putting the flowers together; I went for flowers that conveyed a cheerful, whimsical vibe. Nothing was too structured, and they looked simple and beautiful in mason jars. While some brides may not want that responsibility and stress, I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way - staying up with my friends prepping my wedding flowers the night before was just another beautiful moment that I will always cherish. What made my wedding so memorable was the fact that so many of our friends and family helped create the day. From my cousin officiating, to my best girl friends arranging the flowers, to my sisters setting up the tables, to our guests dancing the night away, it was just simply perfect.”
loving all the personal touches with this one.
but more importantly, very excited to have
on the blog.
major thanks to Rachelle for sending THIS ONE over to share.
check out more of Rachelle’s gorgeous photography on HER BLOG.
other wedding vendors included:
“Lindsay wanted something different for her bridal portraits (always music to my ears!) We shot these in the city they were having their wedding, Burlington, North Carolina. She trusted me to just find some randomness around the small town and her only request was that we do something unique to show off the sparkles of her dress! I think we accomplished it, especially as the sun was going down and we were able to get some fun backlit shots, specifically aimed at showing off the detail in the dress.”
and of course,
killing it again with her photography talent.
Ariel never ceases to amaze me with what she captures and comes up with absolute magic as evident above.
thanks always to Ariel for sending this one over to share.
from the bride:
“Scott and I lived next to each other in our college dorms and became friends quickly! We’ve been together for an amazing 3 years and never looked back once. He proposed February 2013 at sunrise on top of a mountain overlooking Santa Ynez Valley to the east and Santa Barbara’s coast to the west. We chose to get married in Santa Ynez Valley because we liked the topography of its landscape–hills spotted with green oaks roll to the base of gorgeous mountain peaks– and the proximity to the beach gave our guests an opportunity for a true California experience. It was our hope that the wedding would be comfortable while retaining the elegance of the occasion, soft taupe, white and shades of yellow help us attain this. We desired each element to be a reflection of ourselves and those closest to us. One example is the logo on top of our cake, it was a gift from a close friend/graphic designer and gave me great joy to see it incorporated in many aspects of the wedding, from invitations to well-wish cards, cake topper to favors.
My favorite memory (not counting all the obvious ones) was the first song that played after we sat down for dinner. I couldn’t eat a bite because I wanted to soak in the smiles and laughter shared between our guests. I sat still and noticed every detail that had come to fruition–it was truly a beautiful moment and cherishing it will forever be my advice to brides!”
always a pleasure to have the work of
on the blog.
more from this wedding over HERE.
have become a huge fan of their work so you really ought to see what else is up their sleeve on THEIR BLOG.