Volume 15: the Fresh Issue

by Audrey on 05.27.16

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by Audrey
05.27.16

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The Fresh Issue is live, and full of bold, beautiful, and fun wedding inspiration, trends, and ideas.  We especially love Carly + Kevin’s real wedding we are sharing with Grey Likes Weddings.  Head on over to their blog to see even more images.  What fresh wedding ideas are you planning?

Photographer: Ivory + Bliss

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Photographer: The Carrs Photography | Event Planning + Design: Karen Montgomery, from I Do Boutique | Florals: Courtenay Lambert | Venue: Cincinnati Country Club | Music: Top Tier | Ice Cream: Graeter's Ice Cream | Macarons: Macaron Bar | Bride’s Dress: Alvina Valenta | Bride’s Jewelry: Rent the Runway | Bride’s Shoes: Sarah Jessica Parker | Groom’s Attire: J. Crew

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by Audrey
05.22.16

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Eloping is always a great option to ensure tying the knot stays completely focused on the couple, and when the bride and groom do it in a fun way with a vintage camper and a vineyard instead of a casual contract at the courthouse, even better.  Here’s the story of this sweet couple and their Airstream elopement:

Mitchell and I have been together for over three years. We were introduced by lifelong friends that swore we were soul mates. Neither of us we really interested but nevertheless we gave in and went on our first date.
We couldn’t stop talking the whole night and the rest is history. 
When it came time to plan our wedding we knew we wanted something small and incredibly intimate. We had long discussed getting married under a big tree somewhere just the two of us. So the decision was easy:  we would elope. 
We currently live in southern California and both of our families are back in Washington. It was important for us to include them in some way so we decided to road trip from California to Oregon where we would say our vows and then celebrate in Washington with loved ones. 
A cool little note… we began saving for our wedding in a Stoller wine bottle. When looking up potential locations we fell in love with a picture of a tree next to a vineyard. Only to find out soon after it was from the very same place, Stoller Family Estate. This was the beginning of things falling perfectly into place, as we would soon discover the Vintages and an incredible photographer we found on their blog. Our luck continued as overnight rain and 100% chance of precipitation on our wedding day turned into sunshine and blue skies. 
Our day was truly perfect and we are so happy we decided to elope. We look forward to renewing our vows many times over our lifetime. Maybe the next wedding will be a huge bash with all of our friends and family.

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Photographer: Dawn Photography | Bride’s Dress: Harsuccthing | Bride’s Shoes: David's Bridal | Groom’s Attire: Banana Republic | Groom's Shoes: Aldo | Vow Books: A Little Bird Tweet Me | Getting Ready Venue: The Vintages Trailer Resort | Pre-ceremony Venue: Maresh Red Barn | Ceremony Venue: Stoller Family Estate

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Ed Lycan Conservatory Bridal Portraits - Sarah Libby Photography - smitten-mag.com_0057

This bridal session is modern and clean with a pop of color. The beautiful Ed Lycan Conservatory is an ideal backdrop with its clean lines, amazing plant life, and incredible light. For a change of scenery, a willow tree in the park, and then off to the Paseo District in Oklahoma City; a quirky little area that is filled with so […]

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