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Last spring, I had the chance to work on a project for El Encanto Hotel in Santa Barbara, alongside a super fabulous talented team: Jen Huang, 1011 Makeup and Anna Le Pley Taylor. One of the elements we worked on styling was a surprise birthday party, which we are so excited to share with you today! More to come from this super fun collaboration!

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang
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Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Wedding Blog El Encanto by Jen Huang

Photography: Jen Huang // Styling: Summer Watkins // Hair and Makeup: 1011 Makeup // Flowers: Anna Le Pley Taylor

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The lavender fields of Woodinville Lavender Farm in Seattle are just so beautiful, we’re pretty sure they are the stuff of dreams. When you add to that a wispy white tent, design details by Pink Blossom Events, blooms by Fena Flowers, a gown by LaineeMeg and plenty of farm to table details, it’s absolutely beyond! We are so excited to share these images with you shot by Katie Parra Photography.

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas
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Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Woodinville Lavender Farm Wedding Ideas

Vendors: Photographer/Art Director: Katie Parra Photography // Design/Coordination: Pink Blossom Events // Venue: Woodinville Lavender // Floral: Fena Flowers // Rentals: AA Party Rentals by Cort // Paper Goods: Sally of La Happy // Wedding Cake: Hey Sweets! // Rose Gold Wedding Rings, earrings, and necklace: Green Lake Jewelry Works // Models: Molly & Josh Jackson // Gown and Veil: LaineeMeg // Hair & Makeup: Salon Maison // Lavender Cocktail: Kaspars // Farm Tables: Seattle Farm Tables // Puppies names are Basil and Wilfred (The lab is Wilfred and the retriever is Basil)

Blueberry hues and oyster shells. An unlikely combo, yet a surprisingly lovely pair. Whether the sea is nearby, or simply close to the heart, the details allow one to feel as though the saltwater beckons. The bride wears a simple dress and carries a delicate rainbow of blues. Wild ocean-hued floral arrangements are paired with muted gray oyster shells and Russian olive sprigs and loosely arranged as a table runner. The oyster shells proudly stand in as salt and pepper cellars. A simple cake atop a distressed metal stand is adorned with blueberries and conveys as much elegance as it does the simplicity of seaside living. The scattered blueberries are a darker version of the lovely pearls oysters gift to us. In a thoughtful gesture, hand-written thank you notes from the couple are left in anticipation of each guest. Lovely, no?

Erin Kate Photography gifts us with both images and styling, with flowers by Soil & Stem and a sweet cake by Tulie Bakery.

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration
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Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Wedding Blog Blueberries and Oyster Shells: Seaside Inspiration

Vendors: Photography & Styling: Erin Kate Photography // Floral Design: Soil & Stem // Cake: Tulie Bakery

The absolute romance of our newest Grey Collective discovery–January Rose Bridal–is likely to take your breath away. We are utterly smitten with their line of veils and exquisite accessories for the bride–so much so that we’ve insisted they giveaway something to one lucky reader! But first, we’ll need to tempt you with a few images of their finery, thanks to Desi Baytan Photography and florals by Oak & The Owl with gowns by Leanne Marshall.

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway
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Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

In order to enter, all you need to do is like our facebook page and comment on or share today’s giveaway post. We’ll randomly select an entrant who will have their choice of one of the three items shown below: the Crystal and Lace Knots Bridal Headpiece, the Lace and Silk Flower Headband, or the Birdcage Veil with Hand Beaded Lace.

Wedding Blog January Rose Bridal Giveaway

Photography: Desi Baytan Photography // Floral Design: Oak & The Owl // Gowns:  Leanne Marshall // Sponsored by January Rose Bridal

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

-Alfred Lord Tennyson

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas
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Today, a little poetic inspiration for you, from stylist Jessica Sloane and Abigail Bobo Photography.

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Blog Poetic Inspired Wedding Ideas

Vendors: Photography: Abigail Bobo Photography // Styling: Jessica Sloane // Calligraphy: Early June // Catering: Beyond Details // Florals: Rosemary and Finch // Gown and Crown: The Dress Theory // Hair and Makeup: Amanda Gros // Rentals: Southern Events Party Rentals // Venue: Carnton Plantation