love letters

12.23.13  |  Nuptials, Portraits, Fashion

Love love love love love love
You are at the center of love.
O my dear, You are for me
I am for You.


-gajanan mishra








All this love was possible thanks to Elizabeth Messina, her A Lovely Workshop and the talented people below...

Location: Sea Island Resort
Stylist: Ginny Branch
Vintage Rentals & Set Design: Blue Eyed Yonder
Floral Design: Amy Osaba
Flowers: Fifty Flowers
Flowers: Cut Flower
Dress: Jessica Fontaine "Grace"
Jewelry: Construct Jewelry
Hair & Makeup: Claudia Mejerle
Hair & Makeup: Erin Skipley

xoxo

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plum tea fizz

12.13.13  |  Celebrations

My friends over at Snake Oil mixed up this fabulous drink for a party designed by Cortnie Purdy with Canvas & Canopy Events. After editing all the photos my mouth started watering and I just had to ask for the recipe. I'm going to give it a try tonight, why don't you join me!



PLUM TEA FIZZ

combine 1 ounce Mirabelle plum brandy
1/2 ounce Chambord
1/2 ounce chilled jasmine tea
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce pasteurized egg whites in a shaker
shake without ice for 15 seconds
pour into a cocktail glass
splash with club soda
& enjoy!



baby harper

12.11.13  |  Ever After

If you enjoyed the sweet photos of Lauren Stewart and her husband you are going to swoon over the photos of their little daughter Harper and her adorable nursery. There is just something about little toes and lace and ruffled but that just makes me want to pinch the photo!













You can see more of Harper and get all the gorgeous design tips for her nursery over at On to Baby today.

xoxo





one plus one equals three

12.10.13  |  Ever After

Such a sweet and lovely day at the park and home with the fabulous Lauren Stewart and her husband. I love photographing their family and you can see more maternity photos at On to Baby today and their newborn session tomorrow.













Happy Tuesday!
xoxo



california garden bridal shower

11.22.13  |  Celebrations

I'm in love with this cooking inspired garden bridal shower from Be Insired with ONEHOPE Wine and Courtney from Kamilyin! It may be because I'm a HUGE fan of Kamilyin and just love how soft my skin feels after using her sugar body scrub (plus I got to take some home). For this event Courtney played off of the "food inspired" theme to create the custom labels entitled, "Scrumptious Scrubs." She offered a choice of sugar or salt scrubs with additives such as orange peel, lavendar, chamomile, rosemary, sage, ginger, nutmeg, etc. Each additive offered a different benefit to the skin or aromatherapy affect. She also customized the fragrance with choices such as lavendar, orange, coconut, or lemon-sage. Such a fun, beautiful and colorful display as well as an interactive activity for the all the guests, how amazing is that!













xoxo




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