A Posh Garden Affair | Part 2

So excited to get to share Part II of these beautiful styled shoot. I’m obsessed with our take on this very trendy color palette of burgundy/mauve/navy/gold. This blog will showcase our couple models (Ashley and Bret) of The Backyard Wedding Co.), as well as a lot of the details that made this shoot SO special.

If you’re engaged and looking for your vendors, please check our collaboration with Ashley Blake Photography and Eat.Cake.Love. We have joined together as The Posh Collective and we are offering special priced packaging including photography, photo booth, florals and cake! Follow us on Instagram @theposhcollective, or for more information email us at theposhcollective@gmail.com

Please check out all the vendors at the end of this post, they are all incredible professionals who I loved to work with.

Cheers!

Hair Flower Comb
Burgundy Ranunculus Boutonniere
This stunning invitation suite by Lauren Yvonne Design
These DETAILS!
I love adding bouquet streamers for drama and a way to add color!
Isn’t Ashley’s glam gorgeous?! Beautiful work by Alexandria Quintero. Hair by The Desert Beauty Studio.
That light!
A Sweetheart Table made for two.

Featured Vendors:

Photography – Ashley Blake Photography @ashleyblakephotography

Invitation Suite – Lauren Yvonne Design @laurenyvonnedesign

Venue – Aldea Weddings at The Landmark @landmarkweddingsaz

Planning/styling – Front Paige Events @frontpaigeevents

Cake – Eat.Cake.Love @eatcakelovegilbert

Florals – AZ Fleuristas @azfleuristas 

Hair Stylist – The Desert Beauty Studio @thedesertbeautystudio

HMUA – La Di Da Beauty Hair and Makeup @Ladida_beauty 

MUA – Alexandria Lomeli Quintero @alexandriaxlo 

Bridal dresses – Gloria Ara Couture @gloriaara_official

Bridesmaid dress – Jolienne Collection @joliennecollection 

Lanterns and Cake Stands – Backyard Wedding Co. @backyardweddingco

Model Couple – Ashley and Bret Balcerzak @ashleybalz

A Posh Garden Affair | Part 1

I’m so excited, I’m FINALLY getting the photos from our exciting styled shoot in April. I’m proud of this collaboration and all the talented vendors who took part.

For our “Posh Garden Affair” a big part of our inspiration came from our location, The Landmark in Mesa AZ. It has a beautiful outdoor ceremony venue with a gazebo, fountain and beautifully manicured landscaping. Our color palette is the very trendy combination of : burgundy, mauve, navy and gold. We wanted the details to be elegant and “Posh”. Paige of Front Paige Events covered them all.

When I think of gardens, I think of flowers! I wanted to use lots of fresh flowers throughout the design, like fresh floral for the cake as well as flower combs and crowns!

I will be blogging about this shoot in two parts. This first features two lovely models as bride and bridesmaid. Ashley of Ashley Blake Photography caught some serious gorgeousness with these two.

This gorgeous dress from Gloria Ara Couture
Look at these details!
Bridal Bouquet with velvet ribbon streamers
Bride and Bridesmaids Bouquets
Arbor Flowers
Our beautiful bridesmaid Brittany!
Our stunning bride Cindy!
I want ALL my brides to hold their cakes!!
How about this stunner from Eat.Cake.Love!

Please check out all of the incredible vendors listed below and look out for the equally stunning part two next week!

 

Featured Vendors:

Photography – Ashley Blake Photography @ashleyblakephotography

Invitation Suite – Lauren Yvonne Design @laurenyvonnedesign

Venue – Aldea Weddings at The Landmark @landmarkweddingsaz

Planning/styling – Front Paige Events @frontpaigeevents

Cake – Eat.Cake.Love @eatcakelovegilbert

Florals – AZ Fleuristas @azfleuristas 

Hair Stylist – The Desert Beauty Studio @thedesertbeautystudio

HMUA – La Di Da Beauty Hair and Makeup @Ladida_beauty 

MUA – Alexandria Lomeli Quintero @alexandriaxlo 

Bridal dresses – Gloria Ara Couture @gloriaara_official

Bridesmaid dress – Jolienne Collection @joliennecollection 

Lanterns and Cake Stands – Backyard Wedding Co. @backyardweddingco

Bride – Cindy Bebawi @cindybebawi

Bridesmaid – Brittany Donnelly @brittany.donnelly

Happy Pride Month!

“The only way I’m trying to influence people is to be more kind and compassionate with one another. That is the message that I’m sending out. I don’t have an agenda. I’m not here to brainwash anyone. I want you to live your lives being exactly who you are. Be true to yourself. The most important thing is to be true to yourself.”

– Ellen DeGeneres

As an LGBTQ ally, I’m thrilled to share this shoot from this spring! Love is LOVE and every love story is B-E-A-UTIFUL. Check out this gorgeousness caught by Carla at Carmicheal Studios. A huge thanks to Lisa Boehm from Lisa Boehm Beauty for putting this together and including me in this shoot!

Aren’t they a STUNNING pair!?!?

So fun to get to design some bright and bold tropical bouquets for these lovely ladies!

Vendor Credits:

Photography: Carmichael Studios

Florals: AZ Fleuristas

Hair and Makeup: Lisa Boehm Beauty

Models: @lovestephaniegreene, @bex.richards

Jaime and Jarod

I was so thrilled to be chosen by Jaime to design her wedding flowers! Her inspiration photos and colors were just dreamy, and I could envision the wedding right away.

I’ve unfortunately never been to Hidden Lake Weddings in Buckeye, but I was in awe when I saw photos! Such a one-of-a-kind venue. Definitely an oasis in the desert.

Jamie and Jarod chose a palette of dusty rose, mauve, and sage green. Jaime loved succulents and wanted to have a textured mixture of fresh flowers.

To pull Jamie’s vision together I chose peonies, polo, amnesia, and faith roses as well as a variety of textural flowers from white veronica to mauve astrantia! AND all the succulents!! Some lovely gumdrop eucalyptus and lacy dusty miller just added to the soft, lush texture.

Tony George Photography took all of these stunning photos, he does beautiful work! Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Norell! Enjoy!

The lovely Jaime
First look GOALS
See Jamie’s succulent flower comb??!
Jaime is a bridal DREAM!
This photo is one of my all time favorites! Way to go Tony!
All the girls!
And the guys!
That hair comb!

Photography || Tony George Photography

Venue || Hidden Lake Weddings and Events

A Sedona Fairytale

This styled shoot is what dreams are made of! I’m so grateful that Kristin Hollist contacted us to be a part. It was so lovely meeting and collaborating on her vision for this shoot.

Kristin’s vision was for a lush bouquet of neutral tones and greenery and a simple flower crown. Quicksand roses with their blush/beige tones were the perfect flower, accented by Pink Ice Protea, blush stock, seeded eucalyptus and pieris japonica, with some light and airy bunny tail added the best texture.

I can’t stop staring a the results! One of my very favorite bouquets.

Vendor credits:

Photography: Kristin Hollist Photography

Hair: The Desert Beauty Studio

MU: Jenna Pulotu

Dress: Suzannes Bridal

Trends Magazine Feature!

We’re thrilled to have this captivating Joshua Tree Elopement featured in Trends Magazine! This beautiful styled elopement from last fall photographed and organized by Traci Edwards Photography will always be a favorite. A burgundy and green palette, accented with succulents is such a striking combo! This couple, Jax and Octavio are just on fire in front of the camera. Traci took some incredible photos, check out more photos and the blog post here.

Elopement Adventure Photographer

Vendors:

Vows: Lauren Yvonne Design

Photography: Traci Edwards Photography

Dress: AZ Wedding Dress Rental