Raenelle and Kris are a couple I had the pleasure of working with to create their perfect flower story for their wedding. The couple met in Kauai and were excited to embody and bring the tropical, verdant beauty into their wedding day. We were happy to oblige! Here is a highlight reel of their special day.
Filmed by Jardy Santiago, An Ta and Rene Abalos ncompasscinema.com
Photography by Megan Tsang Studio megantsang.com
Wedding Planner: Linda Van Kassel of Simplyevents simplyeventsbayarea.com
Venues: Lafayette Park Hotel, Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church, and Masses Sports Bar
Music license by The Music Bed themusicbed.com
Handsome and Gretyl – Waiting (Instrumental)
My dear friend and past roommate Lorraine of Harvesting Love Events asked me if I was interested in doing a small and sweet photo shoot with some awesome vendors late July. And, I said, “YES!” So, here it is, the fruits of our good, good, sweet labor— our photoshoot on the Style Me Pretty Blog!
Photoshoot on Style Me Pretty
Caitlin Turner of Caitlin Turner Photography
Lorraine Lee of Harvesting Love Events
Annaliza Arteaga of Seventh Heaven Vintage Rentals
Nicci Gaona of NDG Artistry
A happy flower in a perfect vase, greeting you at the door when you arrive home is hard to beat. Unless if you have 3 waggy-tailed, smiling dogs greeting you at the door too (no picture available because they are too squirmy and excited at this point— kinda overwhelming…!). I believe this particular dahlia is called ‘Blown Dry’ and it grew into this beauty at Corralitos Gardens in Corralitos, CA. For scale, it was approximately the size of my open hand! The color range was phenomenal as it changed from intense peachy coral to soft, sweet peach to sherbet orange with strokes of sunny yellow and hints of creamy magenta. The vase was hand blown by my partner Josh (at Josh Fradis Glass Art). We work together in combining art and nature, flowers and glass and frequently experiment with little collaborations that we have fun putting together! So probably, expect a lot more of these in the future.
I will be posting my floral design adventures to here. Stay posted…!
Beautiful Emily holding Flowerstory’s bridal bouquet featuring locally grown, Corralitos Gardens dahlias.