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In this first blog entry we want to feature a very special wedding from last November: the grand wedding of Carrie and Jeff at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, coordinated by the fabulous Katy from Vows Weddings, and so beautifully photographed by Tania from Azzura Photography.
Our beautiful bride Carrie
Carrie’s bouquet of all roses
Bride’s maids bouquets
Carrie and Jeff
Carrie and her bride’s maids
Blush bride’s maids bouquets
Right after the First Look the couple checks out the ceremony decor
Ceremony setup at the Fairmont Olympic
Ceremony at the Fairmont
Luxurious aisle decor for Cara & Jeff’s wedding ceremony
A Happy Couple
Gold rimmed champagne glasses for the cocktail hour
Luxurious centerpieces for the reception
A grand head table
Details: Chair caps in blush sequin
Gorgeous reception in the Spanish Ballroom
Place setting details
So many beautiful details made this a day to remember: the stunning bride and her handsome groom, the grand Spanish Ballroom with its crystal chandeliers, sequin linens, specialty chairs, dramatic lighting (by Greenlight Event Design), special table top items, luxurious centerpieces, gold sugar rimmed champagne glasses, and so much more. Simply a memorable affair with a luxurious feel!
Carrie was the sweetest bride to work with. From the day we got together for our first meeting till the last planning session, she was always at ease, gentle, and just a pleasure to work with. And on her wedding day she was even happier than ever – when she and Jeff came to see the beautifully decorated ballroom before all the guests arrived she was all smiles and so excited. It was clear her vision for the day was realized!
Dani and Taylor’s summer wedding last July at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel will be remembered as one of our favorites – you will see why. A grand wedding ceremony arch, orchids galore, a wonderful color palette, beautiful details. An elegant affair Dani’s and Taylor’s wedding guests will cherish for a while!
We had the pleasure collaborating with the always fabulous Lisa Chambers of Chambers and Company who impeccably planned and coordinated this beautiful wedding! Together with Lisa, Dani, and Dani’s mom we came up with a fabulous decor plan featuring soft lavender, cream, and silver accents throughout. The outcome was striking!
This ceremony was one of our favorites ever! We created a grand white arch blooming with long-stemmed orchids and flowering branches – a grandiose ceremony backdrop for Dani and Taylor’s wedding!
Now, this was a glamorous escort card display – trailing white orchids and local white calla lilies decorate the center of this large round table. Love the name cards arranged this way!
Soft lavender Dupioni silk linens by Choice Linens.
The reception ballroom was glad in pewter and soft lavender with large centerpieces of trailing white orchids and topped off with beautiful lighting accents by Greenlight Event Design. A beautifully warm atmosphere for the 200 wedding guests!
As soon as I saw these beautiful images by Joe & Jill Photography of Brie and Bryan’s beautiful wedding at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel I couldn’t wait to share them with you. It is the time of year when I reflect back to a busy summer season and this wedding is one that stood out. I loved this wedding!! A wonderful couple, a beautiful venue, a great team of vendors – the outcome was a super-elegant celebration with a traditional, classic feel. And, as always, it was a pleasure working with Katy Roberts from Vows, who perfectly planned and coordinated the day’s activities.
Brie looked absolutely stunning in her princess gown – her bouquet included an elegant mix of peonies, garden roses, stephanotis, and hydrangea
For the ceremony, Brie’s father built a beautiful wooden arch (which now adorns the couple’s front yard), which we embellished with flowers and trailing greens
For the ceremony we designed tall and low vase arrangements – full and lush in style featuring orchids and local calla lilies.
After dark the vase up-lighting made the table centers “glow”! Submerged orchids inside the vase add interest and bring out the lighting even more.
And here some stunning images of the couple – which I can’t resist showing too. Just beautiful work Joe & Jill!!! Aren’t Brie and Bryan just a gorgeous couple!!
And lastly a couple more decor details …
It’s been almost a year ago that we had the pleasure to work with Angela and Chris on their gorgeous wedding at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle. It was an elegant and classy evening featuring floral and textiles in shades of red and lots of shimmering sparkle.
Angela and Chris are chefs and therefore foodies and a fabulous dinner menu at one of Seattle’s finest hotels was a must. As a whimsical personal touch to their floral decor we incorporated large cabbage roses to represent their love for everything food.
The ceremony and reception location was engulfed in silk, up-lighting, and lots of crystal strands – oh, and wait till you see the enormous crystal chandelier in the Garden Room below!
I loved Angie’s style and vision – the result was a fabulously elegant setting for their special day! Thank you Angie, for letting us be part of your big day!!
The fabulous team of vendors:
Emily and Takao celebrated such a beautiful wedding last September at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel – so classy! The Fairmont with it’s wonderful traditional setting lends the perfect environment for an elegant wedding day.
The couple’s color palette was white, cream, champagne, and gold with plum and navy blue accents. We incorporated the beautiful waterfall phaleanopsis orchids throughout which gave the overall decor such a luxurious touch.
Thank you so much The Popes Photographers for the stunning images of their special day!
For the ceremony in the Spanish Foyer e lined the aisle with elegant orchid designs and large hurricane candles in crystal vases.
We created a grand entrance of silk drapes at the lower entrance to the Spanish Foyer as a divider from the rest of the hotel and also as a beautiful greeting for the arriving guests.
For the reception tables we design luxurious tall and low centerpieces featuring cream, white and champagne floral.