Wine Country Collaborative Wedding

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Stereotypes just don’t fit in with our next couple. Not only was it the Groom that spoke to us about their big day, but he and his new wife were side by side through out the whole planning process! We love an involved Groom! Which is why we cannot get enough of this wine country collaborative wedding. Rain or shine, nothing threw these two love birds off their mission to get married.

Beautifully captured by Shannon Lee Miller Photography, you can see every last detail from this wine country collaborative wedding day by visiting the full gallery here.

pastel bridesmaid dresses

white and pink wedding bouquet

dapper groomsmen

Collaborative Bouquet Ceremony

From the Groom: One of our favorite additions to the wedding ceremony was a collaborative bouquet. As Jessie started out with 1 flower walking down the aisle, she would be handed multiple flowers from special friends and family members through the crowd, where she would eventually get the last flower from her maid of honor (and identical twin sister), who would then tie them together in her creative bouquet.

frame your surroundings ceremony backdrop

here comes the bride collecting flowers on her way

Rain Rain Go Away

Now they say rain on your wedding is a sign of good luck, which I guess is a good thing in our case. Mid way through our ceremony, the rain started coming….and coming down hard!!

Despite being upset with it, it actually ended up creating quite the scene with lots of laughs and amazing pictures. We ended up getting some really special pictures of us, our guests, and wedding party all grabbing chairs and heading into the barn to finish the ceremony.

rained out wedding ceremony

saying i do out of the rain

Wedding Team Work

We both welcomed the opportunity to work together as a team in planning, collaborating, making decisions on decor, construction, and vendors along the way. Most guys tend not to be involved in the wedding process, but we took pride in supporting each other along the planning process and ultimately creating a one of a kind wedding day geared towards “us”.

rustic decor accented with lace

antique table number frame and centerpiece

Photo Ops & Temporary Tats

As the evening progressed into the Reception, we really let loose and experienced the intricate personal touches that we had created over the past ten months of planning. Mike, the groom, being the photographer that he is, gave the guests the opportunity for ample photo ops through the evening and in different locations with the Polaroid Guestbook and the homemade Photo Booth.

We had our custom logo, designed by Kate at (Petal and Print), made into tattoos that our guests could get creative with. Unsure how this would pan out, it ended up being such a fun personal touch that got everyone laughing and involved

wedding monogram and temporary tattoos

confetti drop

Every wedding at needs a confetti drop!

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polaroid guestbook

We love the photo booth back drop. Using an assortment of gain fans against a backdrop, they created one fabulous photo-booth backdrop.

photo booth backdrop

photo booth

We “Donut” Need A Wedding Cake

Lastly we had a few extra fun surprises for the guests by providing a Donut Food truck (Carpe Donut) for dessert, rather than the traditional cake and cutting ceremony. Guests could wander out through the night and get some fresh donuts, coffee, lemonade, and enjoy the friendly service that Carpe Donut provided.

wedding donuts

first dance and sparkler exit

Ferris Bueller Says It Best

Our advice for couples: Hmmmm…..please excuse the cheesy quote, but having a wedding is very much like the famous Ferris Buellers Day Off quote…”Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

wine country collaborative wedding

Photography: Shannon Lee Miller Photography
Event designer, Flowers & Stationery: Petal and Print
Coordinator: Laura Harrison of Evie Lou Events
Venue: Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards
Cake: Carpe Donut
Caterer: Wolo Food Truck
Dress shop: Global Bridal Gallery
Bridesmaid dresses: Adrianna Papell for Nordstrom
Groom’s attire: Bonobos
Prop/furniture rentals: Something Vintage & Real Southern Accents

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: blue, green, grey, pink
Styles: diy, rustic, vineyard

Wedding In The Washington Mountains

Atlas And Elia Photography

Rebekah and Morgan are a fun and down-to-earth couple who wanted to bring their friends and family together for a destination wedding in the mountains outside of Seattle, Washington.

As you will soon see, their effortless and elegant style translated to every element of their wedding day. From their handmade wedding favors, to their favorite string band playing throughout the reception. Every element was hand curated. See this entire wedding in the Washington mountains in the full gallery here, captured by Atlas & Elia Photography.

flower topped wedding heels

gorgeous lace overlay gown

white bouquet with succulents

teal bridesmaid dresses

long blue jenny yoo bridesmaid dresses

ceremony music and program

wedding in the washington mountains

Advice from the bride

My advice? Get a day of planner or wedding coordinator. My coordinator made sure all of my vendors had what they need and were doing what they were supposed to. She kept all of the details and different people involved in the wedding moving smoothly so I could spend my time really experiencing and enjoying my wedding day.

classy table number and centerpiece

keys for marriage advice

honey wedding favors

white and mint wedding cake

so happy together

beautiful dusk photography

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Photography: Atlas & Elia Photography
Venue: Pine River Ranch
Flowers: Bloomers
Caterer: Ravenous Catering
Makeup & Hair: Pacific Artistry
Dress Designer: Maggie Sottero
Bridesmaid Dresses: Jenny Yoo
Groom’s Attire: Ted Baker London
Veil or Hair Accessories: Trove
Live Band: Polecat Band
Groom's and Groomsmen Ties: The Tie Bar
Groomsmen Shoes: Converse
Veil or Hair Accessories: Pearls & Lace | Groomsmen Attire: Peter Miller | Coordinator: Melissa Fant | Cake: Red Door Desserts

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: blue, white
Styles: rustic, vintage

Freya Rose



Who: Freya Rose
What: Shoes & Accessories
Where: Serving Worldwide
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Renowned internationally for her intricate detailing and innovative approach to couture shoe design, Freya Rose is fast becoming regarded as one of the UK’s leading shoe couturiers.

Freya Rose creates inspirational embroidery and perfected lines through the application of the highest levels of specialist technique in her London studio.

Lustrous fresh water pearls, Swarovski crystal and shimmering Mother of Pearl heels are all components key to the brand’s core essence.

Shoe lines without leather linings give delicate transparency and allows Freya to customise her ethereal designs with a bespoke hand-embroidery service, creating one-off designs for the most discerning women seeking investment pieces with longevity.

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