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September Sun | Centerpiece Inspiration

Posted on September 13, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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I’ve been blessed to have gotten a wave of photo shoots recently – everything from weddings, to engagements, to families, to growing families, to anniversaries – that I haven’t had much time to post another installment in “Centerpiece Inspiration”. But I’m loving every minute of this busy season. It’s [...]

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Free Bird | Centerpiece Inspiration

Posted on July 26, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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It’s been a little while since I’ve posted a centerpiece inspiration blog. I’ve been spending a lot of time exploring the San Diego area for new engagement session locations. Photos of my finds will be on the blog soon! This centerpiece is unlike any you’ve every seen. Kim at Kim’s Concepts really went outside [...]

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Sea Breeze | Centerpiece Inspiration

Posted on July 12, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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Beautiful brides! I hope you are enjoying this summer season. Are you looking to have your wedding this time next year? I have the sweetest idea for a centerpiece, compliments of my dear friend, Kim at Kim’s Concepts. If you’re in the Southern California area, I highly recommend you contact her for your floral and coordinating [...]

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Love Language | Some Thoughts

Posted on July 11, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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I wrote this post for another blog site, but thought it was really applicable to my theme “always a bridesmaid”, so I’m sharing it with you here. This post is about Love Languages. As a single lady, you may be wondering what I know about love. I’d like to think I actually know quite a bit about it. I know how important [...]

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Sandals and Sun | Centerpiece Inspiration

Posted on June 29, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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Getting married on the beach in a wedding dress and flip-flops? This centerpiece idea is perfect for you! My wonderful friend and florist, Kim has created a beautiful match-up of surf and garden. Check out these photos I took of her creative floral design! {If this is your first time reading and you’re wondering why a photographer is posting [...]

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Vintage Birdcage | Centerpiece Inspiration

Posted on June 21, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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I just love birdcages. I don’t know what it is about them, but I do. Once again, Kim has created a beautiful centerpiece idea for brides looking for a little inspiration. This woman is so creative. Kim crafted a unique centerpiece using a vintage birdcage, beautiful fresh flowers, and a scrabble game! If this is your first time reading [...]

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Cassie | From Real Brides

Posted on June 19, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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This installation is the beginning of a series of blogs titled “From Real Brides”. I have had the honor and joy of being in several weddings {see them all here} so I decided to ask my dear friends a few questions about some of their favorite moments. Meet Cassie. Cassie and I have been friends since preschool! She is a strong-spirited, [...]

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Fairy Tail | Centerpiece Inspiration

Posted on June 14, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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Hello beautiful brides! If you haven’t read the back-story on why a photographer {that’s me} is posting photos of centerpieces and not people, check out this little read here. The short version is – I’m an event planner by day and photographer by night/weekend. I have some great contacts in the event industry and I’d [...]

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Rehearsal Bouquet | Before the Big Day

Posted on June 1, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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Hey maid of honors! Did you know it’s tradition to make your bride a bouquet for her rehearsal out of the tissue paper, ribbons, and bows from her wedding/bridal shower gifts? Here’s a little tip on how to make your bride’s rehearsal bouquet just as beautiful as the one she’ll use on her actual wedding day. Step one: [...]

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A PINK Wedding Shower | Before the Big Day

Posted on May 23, 2012 by in Behind the Lens | Comments Off
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As mentioned in a previous blog, I am an event planner by day, I have had the joy of serving as a bridesmaid in six of my very best friends’ weddings, and I’ve attended many other weddings and beautiful bridal showers. Needless to say, I love weddings and all the celebration leading up to the big day. Recently, my dear friend Arah [...]

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