You know those people that just radiate cool vibes without even trying? That’s Allison and Josh. Their desert wedding was simple but absolutely breathtaking. And as we scrolled through their wedding gallery, we just couldn’t get over how adorable they are together.
Today is a real treat because this wedding is from March of this year. YA’LL! I’m basically blogging in real time. What a dream. This wedding is so sweet and has some of my most favorite things: a crying groom at ceremony, tons of color in their decor, PATTERNED LINEN, and fun elements that show you just how rad the couple really is (beer burro? yesssss). If you’re planning a desert wedding that’s bursting with color, this wedding is a GREAT place to pull inspiration from.
Let’s start with the ceremony space, shall we? Roxanne and Brandon brought us this fun idea for the aisle rose petals. It’s so playful and perfectly pulls their bright colors through their ceremony space. If you peep the front of the aisle, you can spot not one but TWO installations! El Chorro is a gorgeous space for a wedding and this sweet lawn creates an intimate setting for “i do”. The gates behind the arch lead out to the parking lot so we wove foliage and flowers into the ironwork to obscure the view. I love the way it looks like this design grew there all by itself. And, of course, the real stunner here is our natural wood arch adorned with two BIG sprays of pink blooms.
I LOVE kids in grown up clothes. There’s just something about it that always puts a smile on my face. And this little guy in his suit bring me alllllll the joy.
I love the way Roxanne and Brandon chose to outfit their bridal party. It’s not often that we see bridesmaids in hot pink and we are SO HERE FOR IT. The highlight of the family and bridal party photos has to be the beer burro who stopped by at the last minute, delivered everyone beer, and stole the show.
This reception was sooooooo funnnnnnn. I truly can’t get over these patterned La Tavola linen and the character the bring to the space. Top it all off with some bold flowers and you’ve got yourself a dream of a reception!
Sometimes an inquiry floats our way with a name that rings some bells. When Hillary reached out, it only took me a few minutes to realize why she sounded so familiar to me; way back in the day we were in the same girl scout troop. And now? We were going to get to work together for her wedding day! It’s so special to me that past acquaintances and friends choose Form Floral for their wedding celebrations and this was no exception.
Hillary and Claudio tied the knot in a family cabin in Heber Arizona. The day was full of color and biiiig, full blooms. Oh! And did I mention they had a confetti exit from their ceremony? Yeah. It was reallll good. Scroll through for our favorite details from their day!
I don’t know how we never shared Kaycie and Ryan’s gorgeous wedding because it’s one of my all time favorites. Let’s take a trip down memory lane to the fall of 2016, to this gorgeous house that the couple rented for their nuptials, and to all of the stunning and thoughtful details curated by Katherine of Lucky and in Love Events that made for an incredibly stunning wedding day.
This gorgeous Spanish style home sits in a quiet neighborhood in central Phoenix. Each room has SO much personality and the structure overlooks a gorgeous courtyard full of fun and unexpected details. Kaycie and Ryan rented the whole property and stayed there with friends and family the days leading up to the wedding.
For the ceremony space, we teamed up with our favorite guys at the Shred Shop to create a custom arch. This beauty is copper and was COVERED in roses, dahlia, ranunculus, and bougainvillea and is one of our all time favorite designs.
In a play on the spanish details in the home, Kaycie and Ryan created their escort cards on printed tiles. It’s such a fun element to their wedding day decor and truly helped to tie their special day into the gorgeous place they celebrated in!
Centerpieces featured trios of mixed metal vases and CLEAR. ACRYLIC. TABLE. NUMBERS. Can we juuuuust take a minute and lean into how cool they are?!?!? I die.
Our gals at Ruze Cakehouse used Kaycie and Ryan’s custom monogram to create a pattern on their trio of cakes. I’m going on record today to vote for more clusters of cakes at weddings.
This is a throwback but it’s one of our all-time favorite projects. I have long been a fan of Frida Kahlo and when I discovered the Eisendrath House, I knew I had the perfect location for a Frida Inspired shoot.
Our bride wore a custom gown from Cleo & Clementine. I love the simplicity of the dress which allows for the details to bring a lot of personality without feeling overwhelming. Minimal wedding gowns make my heart sing but make sure your splurge for one that is beautifully made. It’s the same as with food - if you have only a few ingredients you need to use the best of the best because each piece will shine through.
Speaking of beautifully tailored garments - can you believe these incredible suits from Magro Clothing? The team at Magro does incredible work and our grooms that work with them are always impeccably dressed.
One of my favorite aspects of this shoot is that all of the details were so BIG. In the wedding world, we often shy away from making a bold statement with prints/colors/details but this shoot proves that you don’t have to fear it.
photography: Jonnie and Garrett // venue name: Eisendrath House, Tempe, Arizona, USA // event design, planning, & floral: Form Floral // wedding dress: Cleo and Clementine // wedding dress boutique: Cleo and Clementine // bridesmaid dresses: Vida Moulin // hair stylist: Chelsea Sprinkles // makeup artist: Phoenix Makeup Collective // groom attire: Magro Clothing // calligraphy: They Call Me Spindles // catering: Brendan McCaskey // cake: Ruze Cake House // rentals: Tremaine Events // linen rentals: La Tavola Fine Linens // models: Sareena Dominguez and Tyler Matock // Bridesmaids: Alexa Cote & Kylla Adcock // Groomsmen: Mohamad Tokes & Koby Lofgreen