Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland

0 Comments • Posted by Champagne on July 28, 2014

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland,
Photo by Hoddick Photography

The inspiration for our stylized shoot came from lemons which remind us of the Tuscan sun. We took cues from Tuscany and citrus orchards to create an elegant and rich look. We played off of the warm feel of Opal 28 and used lots of ivories, lemon, olive, and deep toned wood.

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Lux Sucre carried the theme through to the decadent flavors of the desserts while playing up beautiful details on a simple color palette. Tie That Binds created a gorgeous invitation suite, menus, and personalized signs as well darling lemon leaf place-cards. Zest Floral used ivory, greens and light yellow to create a lush and delicate look for the entire shoot.

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Tuscan Wedding Inspiration In Portland
Photo by Hoddick Photography

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Photo by Hoddick Photography

For the more traditional ceremony look, we put the bride in a cathedral length veil and beautifully detailed dress from Ania Couture and the groom in a distinctive tuxedo by Tuxedo Warehouse through Este’s. The romantic updo by Jennifer at Face Body Beauty easily transitioned to cascading curls, accented by a delicate floral crown from Zest for a more relaxed reception look. Sahlia Jewelry provided the uniquely gorgeous hairpiece for the ceremony look and all the jewelry for both bridal looks.

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Photo by Hoddick Photography

Photography: Hoddick Photography | Jewelry: Sahlia Jewelry Design | Favors: Red Ridge Farms | Groom’s Attire: Este’s By Tuxedo Warehouse | Cake & Dessert: Lux Sucre | Ceremony And Reception Venue: Opal 28 | Florist : Zest Floral And Event Design | Hair Stylist & Make Up Artist : Face Body Beauty | Rentals: The Party Place & Opal 28 | Signature Drinks: Opal 28 | Stationery & Detail Styling: Tie That Binds | Styling & Coordination : Champagne Wedding Coordination | Wedding Gown & Veil: AniA Collection


Happy Planning!
 
Cheers,
 
The Champagne Team
 

Urban Orchard Wedding Inspiration

0 Comments • Posted by Champagne on June 17, 2014

Our “Urban Orchard” inspiration shoot took place at Urban Studio which is located in the center of Portland’s Pearl District. Fifteen years ago the Pearl District was a primarily industrial, partially abandoned area. Since then it has undergone a massive revival and is home to many condos, restaurants and boutiques. That combination of downtown chic and industrial made for a wonderful and completely blank slate for our imaginations to play with. The area also hosts a lot of hidden spots that are fantastic for portraits that our photographer, Ashley Forrette, was sure to utilize.

For the shoot we wanted to create a look that was classic and elegant while still maintaining a really warm, inviting and fun feel. We chose the colors of plum, apple red, peach and green as they’re both rich and a little whimsical.

In recent years Portland has developed a wonderful sense of locavore pride. So we wanted to make the most of what our area has to offer not only to show clients how to share it with guests in a slightly new way. Apples, wheat, herbs, and, of course, roses (in reference to Portland’s nickname, The City of Roses) were featured in the table centerpiece and personal flowers as a fairly subtle reference to area’s farming industry. We also created a dessert buffet that featured warm drinks in addition to the cake. Fresh pressed hot cider and hot cocoa with all of the fixings made a sweet accent to the table and also warm guests up. Last but not least, a smores pit made out of a repurposed wine barrel added a really fun photo op and sweet treat at the end of the shoot! See the entire gallery on Style Me Pretty.


Urban Orchard Wedding Inspiration, Cranberry, peach, pink and plum colors
Photo by Ashley Forrette Photography


Urban Orchard Wedding Inspiration
Photo by Ashley Forrette Photography


Urban Orchard Wedding Inspiration
Photo by Ashley Forrette Photography


apple themed inspiration
Photo by Ashley Forrette Photography


Urban Orchard Wedding Inspiration 
Photo by Ashley Forrette Photography


Urban Orchard Wedding Inspiration
Photo by Ashley Forrette Photography


Photographer: Ashley Forrette Photography
Florist: Blum Design In Flowers
Wedding Gown: Ania Collection
Cake: Dream Cakes
Groom’s Suit: Duchess Clothier
Coordination: Champagne Wedding Coordination
Hair And Makeup Artist: Powder Inc
Hair Piece: Serephine
Linens: La Tavola
Printed Goods: Studio Olivine
Rentals: The Party Place PDX
Wedding Venue: Urban Studio

Happy Planning!


Cheers,


The Champagne Team

Day 50 of 50: Anna and Jason’s Wedding

0 Comments • Posted by Champagne on June 12, 2014

Oh my goodness I cannot believe this day is finally here. What day you may be asking?  DAY 50 of 50! This will be our final blog post for this years 50 Days of Vendors and I thank you for following along on this incredible and long journey.  Anna and Jason’s wedding day was a journey for most as well with many family members attending from far away places.  Everything about their day was magical, from the apple farm, to the lush gardens, and a jaw dropping view of Mt. Hood.

Venue: Mt Hood Organic Farms
Photographer: Lauren Brooks Photography
Coordination: Champagne Wedding Coordination
Florist: Anna Mara Flowers
DJ: Event Team
Desserts: Le Cookie Monkey
Makeup: Face Body Beauty
Stationary: Paper Bloom
Linen Rentals: The Party Place
Ceremony Music: Effesenden


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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


Accompanying the already draw dropping venue were the perfect peachy florals provided by Anna Mara Flowers.  How stunning is that floral arch in front of Mount Hood?


Mount Hood Organic Farms Wedding - Blush, White and Green lush flowers by Anna Mara Flowers -Photo by Lauren Brooks
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


Mount Hood Organic Farms has a great in-house caterer, Orchard House Catering. They specialize in family style, farm to table dinners.  Anna and Jason had fresh salmon, seasonal vegetables, local beef and more. Everything was fresh and cooked to perfection and hot!


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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-wedding-anna-and-jason
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


Le Cookie Monkey provided the stunning and detailed hand designed cake and mini cobblers.  These yummy desserts fit right in with the magical rustic and whimsical theme.


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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-wedding-anna-and-jason
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-wedding-anna-and-jason
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-wedding-anna-and-jason
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


Check out previous posts from our 50 Days of Vendors & past 30 Days of Vendors:
Day 49 of 50:

White Stylized Shoot [Portland, OR]
Day 48 of 50: Gold Stylized Shoot [Portland, OR]
Day 47 of 50: Rocked 2014 [Portland, OR]
Day 46 of 50: Meredith and Kevin’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 45 of 50: Tami and Chris’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 44 of 50: April and Michael’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 43 of 50: Meekah and Ian’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 42 of 50: Kelsey and Zach’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 41 of 50: Colleen and Stephen’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 40 of 50: Sarah and Michael’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 39 of 50: Allison and Forest’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 38 of 50: Jessica and Thad’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 37 of 50: Katrina and Joe’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 36 of 50: Meredith and Tom’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 35 of 50: Mint and Mirth [Portland, OR]
Day 34 of 50: Effesenden Music [Portland, OR]
Day 33 of 50: Green Villa Barn [Portland, OR]
Day 32 of 50: Pearl Catering [Portland, OR]
Day 31 of 50: Event Team Entertainment [Portland, OR]
Day 30 of 50:  The Party Place [Portland, OR]
Day 29 of 50: Clane Gessel Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 28 of 50:  Paradox Productions [Portland, OR]
Day 27 of 50: Luxury Restroom Trailers [Portland, OR]
Day 26 of 50: Flora Nova Event Design [Seattle, WA]
Day 25 of 50: Rocked: A Bridal Event [Portland, OR]
Day 24 of 50: Heather Mayer Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 23 of 50: Greenlight Creative [Portland, OR]
Day 22 of 50: The Nines Band [Seattle, WA]
Day 21 of 50: Paul Rich Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 20 of 50: Moving Picture [Portland, OR]
Day 19 of 50: Kali Lu Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 18 of 50: Studio Olivine [Portland, OR]
Day 17 of 50: Treehouse Point [Seattle, WA]
Day 16 of 50: Dana Pleasant Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 15 of 50: Focal Point Digital Media [Portland, OR]
Day 14 of 50:  McMenamins [Portland, OR]
Day 13 of 50: Christa-Taylor Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 12 of 50: Twelve Baskets Catering [Seattle, WA]
Day 11 of 50: Licorice Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 10 of 50: Tallant House [Seattle, WA]
Day 9 of 50: Ashley Forette Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 8 of 50: The Arctic Club Seattle [Seattle, WA]
Day 7 of 50: Laura Marchbanks Weddings [Seattle, WA]
Day 6 of 50: Blum Floral Design [Portland, WA]
Day 5 of 50: May Frayn Boutique Stationery [Seattle, WA]
Day 4 of 50: The Beach Club at Shilshole Bay [Seattle, WA]
Day 3 of 50: Zest Floral [Portland, OR]
Day 2 of 50: BAKED [Seattle, WA]
Day 1 of 50: Face Body Beauty [Portland, OR]
2013
2012
2011
2010
What’s 30 days of Vendors?

Happy Planning!

Cheers,
The Champagne Team

Day 49 of 50: White Stylized Shoot

0 Comments • Posted by Champagne on May 05, 2014

When I was a girl I dreamed of having an elegant all white wedding filled with candle light and natural touches.  To me nothing is more elegant than the combination of white and candle light, though when it’s combined with an outdoor setting that can make anyone melt- you can’t help, but fall in love. Using over 20 wine glasses tipped in different directions filled with wine corks, candles and lush white flowers and large cylinders filled with pillar candles to add height, we created a rich, yet elegant centerpiece.


Venue: Domaine Margelle
Photographer: Lauren Brooks Photography
Coordination: Champagne Wedding Coordination
Florist: Zest Floral
Hair and Makeup: Face Body Beauty
Stationary: Astrid Mueller


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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-white-stylized-shoot
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


The unique menu and place cards, which were designed by Astrid Mueller, who makes custom illustrations to match the couple, add a playful, yet romantic touch.


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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


Domaine Margelle, an outdoor-only venue near Silverton, features amazing old-world touches such as the fireplace and stone table, meadows, wooded areas, a pond, and of course, rolling hills covered in vines. It is the perfect setting for a rustic or elegant wedding.


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Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-white-stylized-shoot
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


Zest Floral added a playful detail that can be used for any wine-inspired wedding - we can’t get enough of the corks in the bouquet and the boutonniere!


portland-oregon-white-stylized-shoot
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-white-stylized-shoot
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography

portland-oregon-white-stylized-shoot
Photo by Lauren Brooks Photography


Check out previous posts from our 50 Days of Vendors & past 30 Days of Vendors:
Day 48 of 50: Gold Stylized Shoot [Portland, OR]
Day 47 of 50: Rocked 2014 [Portland, OR]
Day 46 of 50: Meredith and Kevins Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 45 of 50: Tami and Chris’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 44 of 50: April and Michaels Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 43 of 50: Meekah and Ians Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 42 of 50: Kelsey and Zachs Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 41 of 50: Colleen and Stephens Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 40 of 50: Sarah and Michaels Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 39 of 50: Allison and Forests Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 38 of 50: Jessica and Thads Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 37 of 50: Katrina and Joes Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 36 of 50: Meredith and Toms Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 35 of 50: Mint and Mirth [Portland, OR]
Day 34 of 50: Effesenden Music [Portland, OR]
Day 33 of 50: Green Villa Barn [Portland, OR]
Day 32 of 50: Pearl Catering [Portland, OR]
Day 31 of 50: Event Team Entertainment [Portland, OR]
Day 30 of 50:  The Party Place [Portland, OR]
Day 29 of 50: Clane Gessel Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 28 of 50:  Paradox Productions [Portland, OR]
Day 27 of 50: Luxury Restroom Trailers [Portland, OR]
Day 26 of 50: Flora Nova Event Design [Seattle, WA]
Day 25 of 50: Rocked: A Bridal Event [Portland, OR]
Day 24 of 50: Heather Mayer Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 23 of 50: Greenlight Creative [Portland, OR]
Day 22 of 50: The Nines Band [Seattle, WA]
Day 21 of 50: Paul Rich Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 20 of 50: Moving Picture [Portland, OR]
Day 19 of 50: Kali Lu Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 18 of 50: Studio Olivine [Portland, OR]
Day 17 of 50: Treehouse Point [Seattle, WA]
Day 16 of 50: Dana Pleasant Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 15 of 50: Focal Point Digital Media [Portland, OR]
Day 14 of 50:  McMenamins [Portland, OR]
Day 13 of 50: Christa-Taylor Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 12 of 50: Twelve Baskets Catering [Seattle, WA]
Day 11 of 50: Licorice Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 10 of 50: Tallant House [Seattle, WA]
Day 9 of 50: Ashley Forette Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 8 of 50: The Arctic Club Seattle [Seattle, WA]
Day 7 of 50: Laura Marchbanks Weddings [Seattle, WA]
Day 6 of 50: Blum Floral Design [Portland, WA]
Day 5 of 50: May Frayn Boutique Stationery [Seattle, WA]
Day 4 of 50: The Beach Club at Shilshole Bay [Seattle, WA]
Day 3 of 50: Zest Floral [Portland, OR]
Day 2 of 50: BAKED [Seattle, WA]
Day 1 of 50: Face Body Beauty [Portland, OR]
2013
2012
2011
2010
What’s 30 days of Vendors?

Happy Planning!

Cheers,
The Champagne Team

Day 48 of 50: Gold Stylized Shoot

0 Comments • Posted by Champagne on May 03, 2014

One of my favorite parts of being a wedding planner, after coordinating my clients weddings of course, is coordinating stylized shoots.  There is something magical about dreaming up a wedding with limitless boundaries and watching it all come to life.  We recently had the opportunity to shoot our second stylized shoot with Christa Taylor of Christa Taylor Photography, and the results were absolutely dreamy.  Our Gold Shoot was equal parts modern, and sparkly and wrapped in a big sophisticated elegance bow. 

Vendors:
Venue: Schoolhouse Electric
Photographer: Christa-Taylor Photography
Coordination: Champagne Wedding Coordination
Florist: Anna Mara Floral Design
Rentals: The Party Place
Hair and Makeup: Face Body Beauty
Stationary: Studio Olivine
Dress: AniA Collection
Hair Pieces: Serephine
Cake: Sugar Cubed Cake Creations


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Studio Olivine gives plenty of amazing stationary options that can be used as favors at the end of the night.  How cute are those coasters turned plate decor? 


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We sat the head table for six with white chiavari chairs and gold chargers from The Party Place. The flatware instantly upgraded the look with it’s modern linear style.


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portland-oregon-wedding-gold-stylized-shoot


Christa Taylor of Christa-Taylor Photography made this shoot so fun.  She helped us blow us 3ft balloons, made our models feel like super stars, and captured such gorgeous light in her photos.


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When you dont want to wear a vale, but would like wowing piece for your hair you cannot go wrong with the glamorous headpieces by Serephine.  These pieces gave the perfect glam and vintage feel to our shoot.


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Thank you so much to all of the lovely vendors and models who participated in this stylized shoot!


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portland-oregon-wedding-gold-stylized-shoot


Check out previous posts from our 50 Days of Vendors & past 30 Days of Vendors:
Day 47 of 50: Rocked 2014 [Portland, OR]
Day 46 of 50: Meredith and Kevins Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 45 of 50: Tami and Chris’s Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 44 of 50: April and Michaels Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 43 of 50: Meekah and Ians Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 42 of 50: Kelsey and Zachs Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 41 of 50: Colleen and Stephens Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 40 of 50: Sarah and Michaels Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 39 of 50: Allison and Forests Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 38 of 50: Jessica and Thads Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 37 of 50: Katrina and Joes Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 36 of 50: Meredith and Toms Wedding [Portland, OR]
Day 35 of 50: Mint and Mirth [Portland, OR]
Day 34 of 50: Effesenden Music [Portland, OR]
Day 33 of 50: Green Villa Barn [Portland, OR]
Day 32 of 50: Pearl Catering [Portland, OR]
Day 31 of 50: Event Team Entertainment [Portland, OR]
Day 30 of 50:  The Party Place [Portland, OR]
Day 29 of 50: Clane Gessel Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 28 of 50:  Paradox Productions [Portland, OR]
Day 27 of 50: Luxury Restroom Trailers [Portland, OR]
Day 26 of 50: Flora Nova Event Design [Seattle, WA]
Day 25 of 50: Rocked: A Bridal Event [Portland, OR]
Day 24 of 50: Heather Mayer Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 23 of 50: Greenlight Creative [Portland, OR]
Day 22 of 50: The Nines Band [Seattle, WA]
Day 21 of 50: Paul Rich Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 20 of 50: Moving Picture [Portland, OR]
Day 19 of 50: Kali Lu Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 18 of 50: Studio Olivine [Portland, OR]
Day 17 of 50: Treehouse Point [Seattle, WA]
Day 16 of 50: Dana Pleasant Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 15 of 50: Focal Point Digital Media [Portland, OR]
Day 14 of 50:  McMenamins [Portland, OR]
Day 13 of 50: Christa-Taylor Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 12 of 50: Twelve Baskets Catering [Seattle, WA]
Day 11 of 50: Licorice Photography [Seattle, WA]
Day 10 of 50: Tallant House [Seattle, WA]
Day 9 of 50: Ashley Forette Photography [Portland, OR]
Day 8 of 50: The Arctic Club Seattle [Seattle, WA]
Day 7 of 50: Laura Marchbanks Weddings [Seattle, WA]
Day 6 of 50: Blum Floral Design [Portland, WA]
Day 5 of 50: May Frayn Boutique Stationery [Seattle, WA]
Day 4 of 50: The Beach Club at Shilshole Bay [Seattle, WA]
Day 3 of 50: Zest Floral [Portland, OR]
Day 2 of 50: BAKED [Seattle, WA]
Day 1 of 50: Face Body Beauty [Portland, OR]
2013
2012
2011
2010
What’s 30 days of Vendors?

Happy Planning!

Cheers,
The Champagne Team

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