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Thursday
Apr162015

Preppy country club wedding

There’s just something about a preppy and traditional wedding. We can’t seem to stop staring at the photos from Ashley and Chris’ wedding at Waverley Country Club. Decked in lush white blooms, an alfresco ceremony and a jaw-dropping view. This one is timeless as they come and we are in love with every inch. Check out the link to the gorgeous wedding film from Moving Pictures below!

 Ashley + Chris :: Feature Film from Moving Picture Weddings on Vimeo.

Centerpieces and flowers used: Creamy white hydrangeas, white dahlias, roses, garden roses, spray roses and subtle touches of greenery.

Table decor featured: Elegant clear glass vases, floating candles, gold chargers and navy napkins.

Credits:

Photography: Powers Photography Studios

Planning and Coordination: Nora Sheils, Bridal Bliss

Cake: Dream Cakes Portland

Venue: Waverley Country Club

Tuesday
Apr142015

Chic outdoor wedding

Us Zest gals are pretty spoiled. Not only do we get to surround ourselves with stunning blooms day in and day out, but we get to collaborate with the most amazing brides; each with a fresh style and vision all their own. We adored working with our beautiful and savvy bride Laura to create her and Jeremy’s laid-back yet elegant wedding at Bridal Veil Lakes. The delicate color palette of whites, greens, greys and a few pops of bright coral paired with a picture perfect venue and this darling duo is absolute wedding perfection.

Centerpieces and flowers used: Creamy white hydrangeas, blue thistle, green hypericum berries, dusty miller, white dahlias, white anemones with black centers, coral dahlias, white and peach ranunculus, white spider mums, succulents and eucalyptus.

Table decor featured: Rectangular tables with white linens, grey table runners, clear glass vases and low votive candles.

Credits:

Photography: Mark Mirocha Photography

Venue: Bridal Veil Lakes

Monday
Apr062015

beautiful and timeless wedding at the sentinel

There are so many details seamlessly working together to make Kate and Brian’s wedding at the Sentinel absolutely stunning. When looking through the gorgeous images from Honeysuckle Photography, we feel like we could go on and on about all the unique touches that make this beautiful affair one of our favorites. But really, the photos speak for themselves. Classically elegant with a soft palette of gray and ivory kissed with touches of blush pink… it’s as pure and timeless as they come!

The ceremony featured a stunning 10' x 10' white structure draped in sheer chiffon fabric and accented with petite floral tie-backs. The aisle was lined with a white runner, lush rose petals and groupings of floating candles.

Centerpieces and flowers used: Creamy white hydrangeas, blush dahlias, blush roses and spray roses, cream roses, blush garden roses, and white dendrobium orchids.

Table decor featured: With a mix of rectangles and rounds, centerpieces featured scapes and groupings of flowers and candles as well as tall centerpieces with sprays of dendrobium orchids. Decor featured clear glass vases, pedestal floating candles, sparkling mercury votive candles.

Credits:

Photography: Honeysuckle Photography

Planning and Coordination: Katy Haley, Bridal Bliss

Venue: Sentinel Hotel

Wednesday
Apr012015

charming and colorful estate wedding

It’s no secret that us Zest gals love a punch of color. Like a lot. We’ll find any excuse in the book to play with some saturated hues and texture! Which is why we are still crushing on Tai and Kevin’s August wedding. The bright and colorful nuptials were smack in the middle of the prime season for vibrant blooms making it a blast to drench the historical Jenkins Estate in shades of red, pink, fuchsia, orange and green.

Centerpieces and flowers used: Dahlias and zinnias in shades of red, pink, orange, and fuchsia; paired with textural green foliage.

Table decor featured: Rustic groupings of mason jar floral arrangements, low votive candles and stacks of books.

Credits:

Photography: You Look Nice Today Photography

Planning and Coordination: Kirsten Smrtka from Bridal Bliss

Venue: Jenkins Estate

Wednesday
Mar252015

whimsical wedding at castaway portland

Perhaps it’s the cozy wedding venue, the laid back feel of the eclectic centerpieces, or the handcrafted details made by the couple. It's hard to pick just one reason why Steph and Cory’s wedding at Castaway is one of our favorites from last summer! Tables were mix-matched with groupings of flowers and planted succulents in eclectic containers from rustic zinc to sparkling mercury glass. All of the cute clusters were perched atop pale grey table runners and accented by wood coin table numbers made by the couple.

Centerpieces and flowers used: Creamy white dahlias, blush dahlias, hydrangeas, lisianthus, succulents, ranunculus, dusty miller and eucalyptus.

Table decor featured: A beautiful and eclectic mix of zinc containers, mercury glass vases, wood coin table numbers, dusty grey table runners and mercury glass votive candles.

Credits:

Photography: Jessica Watson Photography

Planning and Coordination: Meghan Wicks from Bridal Bliss

Venue: Castaway Portland