Raising at dawn, our bride and groom sought the sun. For the perfect locale, they headed to the open heart that is Snow Canyon Park for a dreamy intimate Utah elopement. Simple and incredibly private, it is as if the entire world was made just for them. The connection to mother earth runs deep, as does the desire for chic stylish attire. A sophisticated wedding evolves in the form of wonderfully fitted fabrics and boho bridal headpieces. The rest to this Utah elopement is all about moments captured between the two young loves. A certain vibrancy rising with the sun from the dusty yellow floors, filling the sky like a wash of love particles. Not all weddings require an audience, and those that do not, certainly do not require that you comprise on style in the process.
Inspired by William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, a team of local West Virginia wedding pros turned The Carriage House into a wonderfully romantic winter wedding. Working with rich textures like fur and velvet, a complimentary color palette of deep reds and blush pinks were selected to breathe life into their winter wedding. A stunning vintage soft pink tufted couch from The Mustard Couch created the most gorgeous portrait opportunity, perfect for canoodling. Wanting to taking a playful turn, an outdoor reception table was set, lined with rich greens dotted by organic detailing such as picturesque pomegranates. Really giving off the romantic storybook feel is combination of stone locale in the Carriage House plus our bride's stunning long sleeved full skirt Hayley Paige. Maybe its just me, but this is the kind of winter wedding everyone goes nuts about!
Unable to work with wedding photographers T&K PHOTOGRAPHY on their wedding day, Rhiannon & Christopher meet up with them just 24 hours after they were married for a portrait session. Mother nature however, had other plans. Weather rolled in, misty gray skies took hold, but the duo was undeterred. The result is a wonderfully moody rain soaked portrait session featuring two very different locales. The first, set in a dark brooding forest, gives off the most fantastic storybook vibes. The second locale for the portrait session, was an open rolling field, which by happenstance, made for the perfect spot location once the rain rolled in. What I truly love is how the couple embraced the torment and emotion that being caught in the rain brings, while T&K captured the most delicious stills. Rhiannon is an emerging model with Wilhelmina Models, Chris in the Navy, both more than gritty enough to take on such dreamy rain soaked moments.
Planning a bachelorette party might be the singular most involved event one can plan, and yes more so than a wedding! There are typically a lot of moving parts, a lot of opinions & often emotions, and let’s be honest, planning a party isn’t our day job. In life I’ve managed to get away with only being in charge of one, this one being all the way in London. Bachelorette parties inspire travel with the idea of a destination bachelorette being especially attractive. It is the unknown factor however, that can cause even the greatest of party planners to break out into cold sweats. By following a few simple golden rules, a destination bachelorette party becomes far less intimidating and instead a triple circled date on your calendar filled with excitement!