Portland Weddings

Darcy + Joey

 

Darcy and Joey are an UNREAL couple with the best love story of all time. Portland is simply a stop along their journey, as they both work for Nike at the moment, and I feel so lucky I got to meet them along the way!

Originally, Darcy & Joey were to say their "I-do's" on the rooftop of Ecotrust, but 93 degree weather is not ideal for an outdoor ceremony. The switch to hold the entire event at the Armory two days before the wedding was nothing short of amazing and came together beautifully! 

The ceremony was intimate and sweet. Their long time friend officiated and there wasn't a dry eye in the house during their vows! 

Family style dinner was served and sweet toasts were made. Then came the real party...their four and a half hour dance party!

Throughout the planning process Darcy made a point to make sure their guests would at least have 3 hours of dancing. We did that and more when we got Darcy changed into her sequin jumpsuit and coordinated a flashmob with her 30+ girlfriends. It was AMAZING. I was beaming in the corner so proud of my bride!! 

Darcy & Joey, I wish you nothing but happiness on your new marriage. You two are the absolute BEST!

Big thanks to Junebug for the feature!

Coordination: Catherine | Caterer: ChefStable Catering | DJ: Event Team Entertainment | Doughnuts: Nola Doughnuts | Florist: Amanda Karam Floral | Guitarist: John Harr | Hair Stylist: Wyatt Strand | Makeup Artist: Sarah Liz | Paper Goods: Sara Schultz | Photography: Laurken Kendall Photography | Rentals: West Coast Event Production + The Party Place | Transportation: VIP PDX | Videographer: Haley Baitman

 

Robin + Chase

 

To say that Robin and Chase are one of the sweetest couples I have ever met is an understatement! They were truly such a pleasure to work with, and it was so much fun to have the groom just as involved with the wedding details as the bride!

Robin and her bridesmaids had a fun morning getting ready at Waverly, with their hair styled by Envy Hair Studio, and their makeup done by Blossom & Beauty!


The bride and groom shared an intimate first look at Waverly, followed by bridal party photos with photographer Jen Gardner!

Their early afternoon ceremony took place at St. Ignatius Church, officiated by Father Bob. Father Bob, who is very close with the couple, did a beautiful job of tailoring the ceremony to Robin and Chase's love story!

After the couple was officially pronounced husband and wife, the newlyweds headed to Waverly Country Club to celebrate!

Cocktail hour on Waverly's outdoor patio did not disappoint, with signature His + Hers cocktails and a beautiful view of the Willamette River on a sunny summer evening.

The reception was a wonderful testimony to what a lovely couple Robin and Chase are! With rich green tones, breathtaking florals, and favors at each place setting, the reception was undeniably elegant. There is nothing sweeter than watching a couple get the chance to see their reception before the doors open up for guests!

Dinner began with a heartwarming prayer, said by Chase's mother. After everyone had eaten, champagne was poured to toast the newlyweds!

Toasts were followed by first dances, NOLA doughnuts, and an epic dance party, DJ'd by none other than Brett with Encore DJ's!

This group certainly knew how to rock a dance floor!

With the perfect venue for such a sweet couple, Robin and Chase's wedding was one to remember! Robin and Chase, I wish you endless happiness as you start your lives together as husband and wife :)

Coordinator: Alexis | Cake: Dream Cakes | Cinematography: NW Creatives | DJ: Encore DJs | Donuts: Nola | Florist: Michelle Kunigisky | Hair: Envy Hair Studio | Makeup: Blossom & Beauty | Paper Goods & Signage: Letters & Dust | Photographer: Jen Gardner Photography |

 

Lindsey + Roberto

 

Lindsey & Roberto created the perfect mix of showcasing Portland while nodding to fun traditions. Their intimate and low-key feel created such an amazing atmosphere for the day.

Their ceremony took place at the top of Mt. Tabor among trees and a stunning triangle backdrop adorned with a modern floral touch. Guests were greeted with a cocktail and music by a brass band.

Each chair held a personalized handkerchief that was used in the Second Line following the ceremony. This tradition from New Orleans was so much fun!

Guests followed Lindsey & Roberto as they paraded around the summit of the park with their brass band.

Up next was the reception held at Plaza Del Toro.

Food was the feature here as guests were treated to an amazing family style meal and cocktails. The modern style of the venue lent itself perfectly to the feel of the day.

By the end of the night, even the vendors felt like family and the party continued for hours. Congrats Lindsey & Roberto, I loved being a part of your day!

Coordination: Carrie | Band: Brass Roots Movement | Beauty: Blossom & Beauty | Cake: Little Red's Bake | Florist: Wander & Rose | Paper Goods: Letters & Dust | Photography: Mark Federighi Photography | Rentals: Classic Vintage Rentals + The Party Place | Videographer: Tennison Weddings | Transportation: Lucky Limo

 

Courtney + Scott

 

It was the perfect Portland, summer day for Courtney and Scott last August. We arrived at Columbia Edgewater Country Club, in North Portland, to start set up for the day.  The girls were upstairs getting pampered by Powder Inc. Beauty, while Party Place was busy getting things set in the dining room.

After their first look, perfectly captured by Honeysuckle Photography, Courtney and Scott tucked away until it was time to start the ceremony.  

Blum Floral Design was on hand to finish the gorgeous table settings, before delivering the bride and her maids their stunning bouquets.  

Chad Dowling Productions set the musical tone for the day, starting out on the lawn, and continuing into cocktail hour.

Once guests were seated for dinner, they were treated to Courtney and Scott’s first dance before a fabulous meal prepared by the club.  

After indulging in a piece of the show stopping 5-tier cake from Dream Cakes, guests were ready to finish the night off with some dancing, but not until they took home a souvenir photo in the White Tower Photobooth.  

Courtney and Scott, it was such a pleasure getting to know you both!!

Coordinator: Cam | Beauty: Powder Inc Beauty | Cake: Dream Cakes | DJ: Chad Dowling Productions | Florist: Blum Floral Design | Photography: Honeysuckle Photography | Photo Booth: White Tower Photo Booth | Rentals: The Party Place

 

Michelle + Jason

 

With only six weeks to plan her wedding, Michelle and I hit the ground running! I've known Michelle for years, as she is an incredibly talented hair and makeup artist with Face Body Beauty. To say I adore her would be an understatement!!

The wedding was very intimate with sixty of their nearest and dearest, at Oregon Golf Club.  

Guests arrived in the morning and were greeted with mimosas and Bloody Mary's.