Thursday, July 30, 2009

high summer days...

"i find myself in the glorious illusion of high summer days" -ray bradbury

(a favorite quote from dandelion wine to pair with some gorgeous early summer dahlia arrangements we did this week)
and what a crazy week it has been in portland!

hope you are keeping cool!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

more cake please

have you checked out the knot website lately? they have their "real wedding best of" section updated and it's chock full of inspiration.

we fell in love with this cake from traveler's cafe in westmont illinois. macadamia nut spice and cream? yes and yes.

enjoy your sunday!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

joey piacentini

a lovely punch wedding photograph from friend and photographer joey piacentini. i think we're posted about him a million times, but his work is stunning and we can't help but be a bit obsessed.


Friday, July 17, 2009

nicole dextras: ephemeral art

(yucca prom dress...yucca flowers, leaves and thorns)

a friend sent this interesting installation artist along. shes a vancouver b.c. based artist that works with many mediums....from ice and stone to fibers to floral. her portfolio site is worth a visit!

enjoy the day!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

brooklyn bridge

some lovely summery photos as posted over on green wedding shoes.
(especially loving the just married bikes!)


Sunday, July 12, 2009

miss zumstein we love thee

we had the pleasure of working with anja of miss zumstein cakes at the oregon bride magazine 20th anniversary party this week. she featured dainty little desserts...both the taste and presentation blew us away. (we should mention her cookie of the month club. such a cute gift idea!)

you can visit her at :

(or at the pastaworks on se hawthorne!)

enjoy your sunday!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

our website is finally live!

we're still tweaking things a bit but we're excited to have some event images up!

take a gander over at

(special thanks to aimee smith for her web skills and joey piacentini for the gorgeous home page photograph)

enjoy your day!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

lindsay & nich

here's an image from a wedding we did on june 20th.

the theme was peacock blue with an indie vintage flair.

special thanks to mt. tabor presbyterian and disjecta for being such great venues.

(and to lindsay & nich for being such a great couple!)

more to come!