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MALLORY + ANDREW

Where do I begin with this gorgeous elopement?! Mallory and Andrew decided to elope at Mount St. Helens and it couldn’t have been more perfect of a place with the mountain behind them and the wildflowers (that somehow perfectly match their outfits?!) surrounding them. They started the day at Pips Donuts and rode bikes around the city, they stopped by my studio to grab their flowers and chat and they were on their way, and that’s one of the many reasons I love elopements. They can be whatever you want! Not only that, but you can WEAR whatever you want! Mallory wanted something different and went with this gorgeous electric blue gown that complimented her personality perfectly, and Andrew did the same in a super cool color blocked tie and red suit! I wanted their flowers to compliment their design choices and be as cool and wacky as their elopement was (did you have a chance to see her sparkly socks?) so I went with minimal blooms, and focused on the intention of each bloom instead. I also wanted to keep the flowers native to PNW since that’s where they were eloping. So, we ended up with a funky color blocked bouquet with smoke bush, echincea, hot cocoa garden roses, blue bachelor buttons and preserved mushroom (Its tucked in there!)! This elopement was an amazing challenge and inspiring overall to work on and I am beyond happy with the way everything came together!

A big thank you and shoutout to the following vendors who were also a huge part in this turning out so beautifully!

Photographed by // Kate Ames

Officiated By // Officiant Jimmie

Dress // Marchesa

Suit // Mango

TABLESCAPE INSPIRATION

Who doesn’t love a good tablescape?! I’ve been wanting to try design in ways other than with flowers lately and what better way than to style a table. I wanted to create each one in a totally different vibe and now that I look at it, I feel like i was inspired by the seasons! Personally, I love things to be clean and simple but with intention. That’s my approach to designing flowers and I am super happy with how each scape turned out with the same idea applied. We don’t need a ton of details on the table to create something unique and beautiful. Which is so hard for us to remember sometimes when planning our weddings and scrolling through the gorgeous styled shoots and million dollar weddings on instagram and pinterest (though those are extremely pretty and inspiring!!). By being intentional with the details you do have on the table, you can create the most beautiful and elevated design!! So when you are planning your weddings tablescape, keep that in mind! Intentional details are the way to go!

Pink + Yellow Tablescape Captured By // Deus Amor

stationary // w// design shop

Moody Tablescapes Captured By // Lauren Miles Photo

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VALENTINES EDITORIAL

You know I love a good color block! This shoot was a part of my color series. The point of the color series is for me is to focus on one color at a time so I can learn all its complexities and not be afraid to use more of it! Basically, putting myself really far out of my little happy box. A color I always tended to steer from was red. Its bold, bright and kind of in your face. so when paired with other colors it definitely becomes the diva and center of attention in the group! however, what I really enjoyed about red is when its used alone and you play into its bold color you can create such a statement! I paired it with pink (because duh, it was Valentines day!) and I loved the way it turned out! I wasn’t able to find a dress that fit the vision, so I created one out of tulle right on Amber, which was a first and super fun. And you wouldn’t be able to tell from the amazing editing skills of Lauren, but this was shot in my office at home with pink paper taped to the walls! It was such a fun time to do something totally different and much bolder than I am comfortable with and I couldn’t have done it with my amazing team! I will be sharing these images for the rest of forever, probably right around valentines day. ;)

Photographer // Lauren Miles Photo

Makeup // Christina Braun

Model // Amber Rose Nicotra

Design, Dress, Styling + Florals // For The Love of Floral