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Romantic Camp Wedding in Oregon

August 27, 2014 | olivia
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romantic camp wedding couple's portrait

With beautiful photography by Terra Lange Photography, Whitney and Nicholas’ romantic camp wedding at Camp Silver Creek embraced nature with originality. From the mismatched bridal party fashion to the array of floral china, the variations in their wedding perfectly accomplished their goal of a relaxed celebration.

The Couple: Whitney and Nicholas

The Wedding: Camp Silver Creek, Sublimity, OR

The Inspiration: Our main goals were to create a relaxed, romantic, and a little off beat wedding. We based our wedding more off of a feeling rather than a set of colors or a strict theme. We knew we wanted to get married in a natural setting and were both partial to the lush green forests of the Pacific Northwest.

wedding venue at Camp Silver Creek

black and white typography wedding invitation ideas

romantic light pink, ivory, and orange bouquet

romantic bridal fashion, wedding dress by Jenny Packham

bride getting ready portrait

bride getting in her wedding dress portrait

romantic  black and white bridal portrait

groom getting ready portrait

groom's portrait

bride walking to her groom for the first look

sweet bride's first look reaction portrait

romantic first look kiss portrait

romantic first look portrait

soft and intimate first look portrait

first look portrait with scenic natural landscape

romantic camp wedding first look kiss

romantic camp wedding ceremony hanging floral decor

romantic wedding ceremony latern decor

bride's entrance

romantic camp wedding ceremony vows

gorgeous forest wedding ceremony landscape

ceremony portrait, putting on the rings

wedding ceremony kiss

wedding ceremony exit

mismatched bridal party fashion

mismatched groomsmen fashion with suspenders

mismatched short bridesmaids dresses

scenic camp wedding couple's portrait

couple's portrait with forest landscape

couple's portrait with tall trees

couple's portrait in a camp cabin

romantic couple's portrait in a cabin with fireplace

unique jars of honey favors

wedding reception with mismatched china

romantic camp wedding reception decor with lights

rustic wedding tablescape

wedding table reception decor with burlap runner

romantic light pink, orange, and ivory wedding reception flowers

wedding dessert table with donuts

couple cutting the cake

wedding reception first dance

sweet wedding reception kiss

The Wedding Team:

Photographer: Terra Lange Photography
Ceremony & Reception Venue: Camp Silver Creek
Officiant: Reverend Chris Grow
Catering: Anthony Castillo
Florist: Three Stems Flower Studio
Wedding Dress: Jenny Packham
Bridal Accessories: made by the bride herself
Groom’s Apparel: Express
DJ: Stumptown DJs

Thank you to Whitney and Nicholas for sharing your beautiful day with us!

Love the natural venue of this wedding? You won’t want to miss Brenna and Andrew’s mountain wedding!

xoxoOlivia

Ask the Expert – Keeping Kids Entertained at Weddings

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Photo by Sam Hurd Photography

Bursting with personality and spirit, kids can add tons of fun and humor to your wedding. However, making sure they stay entertained all night can be challenging. Luckily, planner and designer, Stefanie Miles, has some great ideas on keeping kids entertained at weddings.

First thing’s first, “consider the ages of the children that are attending, and what will truly be fun for them” says Stefanie. If you know ahead of time that many of your friends and family will be attending your wedding with children, plan in advance and brainstorm creative games and activities.

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Photo by Mike Garrard Photography

“Setup a special space just for them – either in the main reception space, or in a separate space nearby. After the ceremony, bring them back in for dancing. This will let Mom and Dad truly enjoy the celebration too!”

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Photo by Abby Photography

During the reception, you can make dinner fun by incorporating kid friendly activities. Try adding buckets or baskets of games, books, crayons, play-dough, stickers, etc. near kids’ place settings. You can even utilize paper for place mats, which is a clever way to keep kids entertained before and after the meal.

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Photo by Fer Juaristi

To let kids feel like they are a part of the celebration, Stefanie suggests having “them create a craft or color a photo for the bride and groom” as a wedding present. How cute is that!

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Photo by Sam Hurd Photography

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Photo by Vue Photography

Of course, hiring a babysitter is sometimes the best way to keep kids entertained, it just depends on the type of wedding. You can have the sitter attend the wedding or stay at home.

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Photo by Ken Kienow Wedding Photography

Thanks so much to Stefanie from Stefanie Miles Event Design for Celebrations for her thoughtful advice and expert planning tips! For more ideas on how to keep your wedding fun-filled, check out Genya and Pete’s Fun Summer Wedding in Atlanta!
xoxoCarrie

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Wedding Food Inspiration: Dessert Table Ideas

August 26, 2014 | lexi
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As an avid player of Candyland growing up, the dessert table is the most important element of any wedding I attend. You could argue that the choice and display of wedding treats can either make or break you big day, so take some tips from a few of our favorite dessert set-ups below. And remember, everyone deserves a cheat day at least once a week!

dessert table

Photos by: Nate and Jenny Weddings

sweets for your wedding

Photo by: Duke Photography

macarons for your wedding

Photo by: Duke Photography

dessert table marquee

Photos by Elizabeth Lloyd

gold wedding cakes

Photo by Adam Alex

tree stump wedding dessert idea

Photo by Erik Clausen

wedding cupcakes

Photo by Richard Israel 

wedding desserts on vanity table

Photo by Savo Photography

outdoor wedding dessert ideas

Photo by L Hewitt Photography

healthy wedding dessert ideas

Photo by L Hewitt Photography

pink and yellow wedding dessert table

Photo by Sweet Monday Photography

Hope you enjoyed checking out this literal eye candy! For more wedding food inspiration, take a look at our “Love You A Brunch” post.

xoxo