Nuptials that will go down in the books
March 24, 2011
For the wedding celebration of Jeannie Choe, the San Francisco summer fog took a day off and allowed the sun to shine. We wasted no time in harvesting some of our most colorful lot garden blooms for this literary- themed nuptial day located just a few doors up the street at one of our favorite neighbors, the Stable Cafe.
The bride started off the creative process by sharing her collection of vintage glassware and ball jars to use as vases. Some were dyed and others were classically clear. We added a bright combination of dahlias, daisies, billy bobs, mint, sage, and berries.
Wooden farm tables featured large arrangements surrounded by a constellation of smaller, intimate miniature landscapes. We filled a large glass terrarium from our friends at Roost with knofia, ferns, knofia, and poppy pods. Beneath cloche bell jars were magical combinations of locally gathered botanicals.
This day was definitely one to…
Love Expressed with Sustainable Beauty
February 21, 2011
One of the seasons most delightful celebrations took place at on the rolling hills in Northern California. A fully organic venue, thousands of redwood and douglas fir seedlings were planted throughout the lands as part of a responsible forest management plan.
Everyone agreed there could be no better place to hang bell jars filled with moss and flameless flickering tea lights for the wedding celebration of Kevin DePalmer & Elizabeth Mooney.
This was an event that integrated the talents of both friends and family. We placed magnolia leaves preserved with glycerin that had been hand-picked by the bride’s grandmother on over 200 feet of burlap elegantly draping the single table winding between the trees and hillsides. Outstanding in the Field, known for setting up magical and completely local “farm dinners” all over the United States, set the table with farm fresh tomatoes, grits, Burrata cheese, grilled meats and marinated figs. The delectable cake was provided by the brilliant…
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Amy + Jeph – Concept to Ceremony
September 24, 2010
Amy + Jeph sprouted beautiful ideas for ther wedding day at Holman Ranch.
Sophie from Lila B. sketched out a few to set the scene…
We all went to work to create the setting (including Jeph’s handpainted working gramophones!)
Amy Byrd orchestrated with her event planning team..
Anna Kuperberg captured it all on film.