Editorial

tamarind + blush wedding | TYGE WILLIAM CELLARS SONOMA

I’m so excited to share this feature that recently went live over at 100 Layer Cake! This incredible session was dreamt up by Morgan of Spreading Lovely, with major inspiration derived from the idea of a luxurious velvet tamarind linen. We envisioned the modern couple who is willing to go outside of the box and […]

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ginkgo fall wedding | SAN FRANCISCO

The concept was derived from a place of admiration for the beautiful ginkgo tree, which has been around for millions of years and highlight the changing of the seasons in a dramatic way as their leaves turn from vibrant green to ochre each fall. Drawing from their ephemeral beauty and unique shape, floral designer Amanda […]

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melissa + kellen | LOVE BENEATH MY WINGS

Inquiries for at-home weddings and backyard celebrations have been popping up more and more in my inbox, and I figured it was long past overdue to share this intimate wedding editorial I photographed last year in northern California! Beautifully designed by Cali and her team over at SmittenKiss, this love story is layered in romantic […]

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melissa + kellen | POINT REYES ELOPEMENT INSPIRATION

Just north of San Francisco lies a land of grassy slopes and windy cliffs, plunging down into the sea. Point Reyes National Seashore feels less like a northern California tourist stop and more like it was ripped straight from a page of Wuthering Heights or Pride and Prejudice, making it the perfect location for a […]

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OREGON COAST WEDDING INSPIRATION

“What would a tiny slice of heaven on Earth look like?” We started our wedding inspiration shoot with this question and knew we were bound to capture magic. Inspired by Donny Zavala’s Oregon Coast Workshop and led by Lucia, our fearless stylist and artistic director from Utterly Engaged, we dove headfirst into the theme of […]

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