‘A Smooth Sea Never Made a Skilled Sailor’ – Franklin D. Roosevelt

It’s wild how fast 2020 went from the old sense of normalcy to complete confusion and uncertainty. No one would have predicted a year that could have the potential to completely wipe out the connection between those you’re closest to. If your wedding celebration was abruptly interrupted by this year’s events, you were most likely […]

September 9, 2020

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Avalon Hotel & Bungalows Palm Springs

Although the month of January seemed to feel like molasses, we’ve had the most beautiful start to spring here in Portland with the landscape in full bloom. The colors are bright, the air is crisp and it’s times like these where I couldn’t love being in the Pacific Northwest more. Our 2020 year started with […]

March 22, 2020

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Colony 29, Palm Springs, California

The start of a new decade welcomes us with open arms, and like so many, our resolutions are off to a strong start, and we are optimistic about what lies ahead. As this time of year is known for having the full-court press mentality, I’ve taken the beginning of the year to reflect on 2019, […]

January 5, 2020

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Winter Wedding in Portland, Oregon

Why more couple’s don’t ponder the idea of a winter wedding in the Pacific Northwest still remains a mystery to me. Although the sun may set earlier than the long summer days, the brisk air, warm tones and cozy nights are truly some of my favorite. As we fill our calendars with holiday gatherings, one […]

February 27, 2019

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Sentinel Hotel, Portland Oregon

In an industry filled with creatives (artists turned stationers, florists, hair stylists, makeup artists, cake decorators, and the list goes on) you would be surprised how often ones creativity is limited to the design and style of a client. Our job is to work within those parameters laid out for us by our clients, but […]

January 29, 2019

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Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

It’s hard to believe that tomorrow we welcome March and Spring will soon be here. Where has this year gone? Can we travel back in time?  As we slow down and reflect on this past month, we are reminded of our weekend in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, where two amazing human beings exchanged vows and shared in […]

March 1, 2017

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A 50th Birthday Celebration to Remember

The older I get, the more I realize the importance of momentous events in both my life and those around me. I receive so much gratification knowing that every few years there will be celebratory milestones to plan for. In an age where being busy is a familiar lifestyle, intimate events will always be a […]

October 24, 2016

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Lifestyle Engagement Shoot

“You are my home. Wherever you are, that’s where I’m meant to be.” -S.L. Naeole Sometimes simplicity is best. Worldwide traveling Photographer Tyler Rye captured just that, when he made magic happen during this couple’s beautiful lifestyle engagement shoot at their home in Portland, Oregon. We can’t help but feel that couples are at their best […]

August 10, 2016

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Oregon Hops Farm Wedding

This weekend’s wedding on an Oregon hops farm was truly an evening to remember. A garden party surrounded by sky high hop vines lends itself to a stunning backdrop filled with Oregon’s bounty of lush greenery. Tones of berry, fuchsia and burgundy floral made for a rich atmosphere filled with romance. Some of our favorite parts […]

August 2, 2016

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Urban Wedding in Portland Oregon

With a forecast that read 50% chance of rain, Portland greeted us with a misty (and unpredictable) day, but that did not stop us from one unbelievable wedding with The Grays. As the overcast sky cast the perfect light for Photographer Josh Neff, the clouds vanished just in time for the happy couple to say their vows.  […]

July 29, 2016

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