Friday, July 25, 2008

Harper - Mihaly Wedding 5.17.08

Sara Harper & Andy Mihaly

I just got these fantastic shots from Rachel of Rocket Tree Photography. Arent' they fantastic!!! Thanks for sending them Rachel.
The flowers Sara chose are pale and medium/pale pinks including peonies and roses. I loved how they looked with the vintage flowy pink dresses. Sara made the right choices for the dresses...she has great taste!
Congratulations Sara & Andy!

Thursday, July 24, 2008

New Web Site Went Live!

Hi all...our new web site went live today! It's not quite finished, but we decided we wanted to go live with it anyway. Please come back often, as we will be adding more pictures of our events as they become available. We're also going to be crediting all the fabulously talented photogs who contributed pictures for the site. And hopefully, we will have it completely done sometime over the next three weeks!

Sunday, July 20, 2008

New Web Site

OK, so the new web site is on a bit of a sorry. We should have everything rolled out by this Tuesday, July 22. Stay tuned!

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Beth Gorman & Brian Farno 6.28.08

So many posts, so little time. I'm going to keep the verbiage short, because I know most people are really here for the pics anyway. Beth chose hot pink edged in white Stargazer Lilies, Blue Curiosa and Ravel Roses with Stephanotis accented with ivory pearls. The bridesmaids' bouquets were trimmed out with a collar of Pittosporum, which is a simple and rich looking green that I really love using. Thanks Beth! I really enjoyed working with you!

Oh and by they way, the background on the flowers is a lovely shot of my car...when you're taking pictures on the go, you got to take them when you can.

Beautiful Spring Wedding

Are not these pictures incredible! They were taken by the fabulous April of Bluebird Photography. Thanks April for the great shots. Our bride was very meticulous and made all her choices very carefully, and it paid off. Her dress is incredible as are her accessories...I just love great style, and she has it. She chose brooches (yes I'm still obsessed with brooches) with opal stones, and they looked incredible with her vintage dress. Her flowers included green Hydrangea, Sophie and Katharina Roses, and Stephanotis with ivory pearl centers. I have to thank Alison Wenstrup of Aviva Events, who was nice enought to lend me a hand in setting up this fabulous affair. Thanks Alison!!!!

Michelle & Joe got to love it when the groom takes the bride's bouquet and hikes it back to her like a football. Talk about keeping things fun and light! I love it. Michelle and Joe were married at Paul Brown Stadium, and it was a gorgeous night. I don't have pictures of it, but their centerpieces were glass containers filled with coffee beans and topped with roses in three different shades of pink...I want to do it again I loved it so much. In the bouquets, were Hydrangeas in greens and pinks and Roses in three different shades of pink. It was a pleasure working with Michelle and her mom picking out all the details...thanks!

All photos were taken by Brad from Photosmith.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Dan & Amanda Busken - pictures by Photosmith

More shots of the Busken - Bullington wedding by Brad from Photosmith. Didn't Brad do a fantastic job! Thanks for the photos Brad!

Monday, July 7, 2008

Dan & Amanda Busken 5.31.08

Photos by Stephen Busken Photography, Los Angeles, CA.

Dan & Amanda really are special people. Both of them put so much time and effort into making their wedding a special day not just for themselves but for everyone in attendance. You can't witness that kind of effort and that kind of love and commitment without being inspired by it. These two are family but even more they are friends. If you guys are reading this, I really loved being able to contribute to your incredible day...despite my sore feet and jokes about owing me slave labor for the rest of your know I love you guys.

Also, I have to thank everyone (friends and family) who helped pull it all together, including Bridie Busken (my sister and design guru), Bonnie Wade (my mom and design guru), Sally Albrecht (my very efficient helper and list keeper); and friends including John Cressey, Julie Smith, Jenn Grote, and Matt Greco (for helping me with set up from the arch to the chair covers).

Now for the details: Flowers included Hydrangea, Roses, Cymbidium orchids, Stephanotis, and others. We used Swarovski crystals in the bride's bouquet as well as crystal chandelier garlands in the centerpieces with pin spot lighting to set them off. We also designed a candy table for the guests including their colors of ivory, aqua, and chocolate.

The rest of the team:

Julie from I Do Weddings was their Day of Coordinator, and she was so on it...everything went off like clockwork.

Busken Bakery (shocking) made the eight tier cake. I included pictures of the bride and groom standing next to it so that you could put in perspective just how gInormous (pronounced jy-nor-mis) it was.

The pictures above were shot by Stephen Busken of Stephen Busken Photography, and he did double duty as the best man and family photographer...last picture in the set above is of Stephen and brother Dan the groom. Stephen is a professional photographer, but sorry ladies, he lives and works in LA so unless you want to fly him here, he won't be able to shoot your wedding...bummer. He actually came before the wedding started and shot a bunch of detail shots, and I'm so grateful that he did...isn't his work incredible!!!

The photograher for the event is Photosmith, and as soon as I get some shots from Brad, I will be posting some of them too!

Steve Zugelter from Glass Eye Video did the glorious video. He got one part of the video done which played during the reception, and it was absolutely amazing!!! Check out the trailer on his blog...I well up a little when I watch it.

The band who rocked the evening away was Johnny Clueless.

The venue was Music Hall. Gorgeous!