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Wedding Ideas: Portland Wedding

You’d Never Guess That This Couple Planned Their Cozy Cathedral Park Wedding in Only Three Months

August 19, 2018 | juliette

Hanna and Matthias are the epitome and cool and casual, and their Cathedral Park wedding in Portland was no different! Not only did this cute couple plan the entire affair in three months, but they booked the ceremony venue the week before their wedding — sight unseen! With just a few simple touches, like a copper arch draped with greenery, an antique rug, and a copper bar cart altar, they made the iconic bridge location into a […]

This 200-Person Castaway Portland Wedding Felt Intimate as Could Be

June 26, 2018 | juliette

It’s no easy feat to create an intimate wedding with a guest list larger than 50 people, but Hannah and Mitchell pulled it off in their Castaway Portland wedding that included 200 of their closest friends and family! With the help of Kelsey and her team at Vanity Affair Event, the couple created a timeless elegance with a rustic twist in the warehouse venue. Vanessa Schmidt Co. created stunning floral arrangements and displays, including an asymmetrical floating floral installation for […]

Thrifted and Handmade Leftbank Annex Wedding in Portland

June 3, 2018 | juliette

Ryan and Morgan’s love for vintage finds and handmade details were front and center in their Leftbank Annex wedding in Portland. With the help of planners from Simply Weddings, the couple brought the industrial space to life with macrame, antique rugs, a mix of hand-painted and modern felt signs, mismatched glassware, and rustic antlers. Briar & Ivy then added crawling ivy on the walls and lush garlands on the tables for a wildly natural and romantic vibe. The bride channeled […]

Timeless Got a Chic Update in This Yale Union Wedding

May 3, 2018 | juliette

Lauren and Jon made classic look totally chic in their Portland wedding at Yale Union. The white-washed interior of the historic arts building made the couple’s burgundy and emerald green color palette pop brilliantly and offered a subtle industrial-chic vibe to the otherwise elegant look. Their ceremony and reception decor were focused on Christmas-inspired greenery and the prettiest red and pink roses arranged by Edelweiss Floral Co.. Lauren’s two-piece sweater and skirt ensemble from BHLDN also played with a […]

Sun-Kissed Cathedral Park Wedding in Portland, OR

May 2, 2018 | juliette

This Cathedral Park wedding proves that, yes, you can get married under a bridge and, yes, it will be spectacular! Elise and John were so sure of the iconic St. John’s Bridge location that they camped outside in freezing weather for over 20 hours just to get the reservation. But we’d say it was worth the wait! After exchanging vows, they headed for a reception at The Colony St. John’s, which is a cozy, mid-century venue that was […]

Get Your Tissues Ready for This Sweet Surprise Wedding at Saint Irene’s

April 14, 2018 | juliette

Surprise weddings are incredibly difficult to pull off, but Lindsey and Bradley and the talented team at Mae & Co Creative managed to put together this stunning surprise celebration at Saint Irene’s in Portland! In less than 2 months, they and Good Seed Floral made the modern venue look like an earthy, woodland-inspired dream by hanging and laying greenery on every surface, leaving sweet notes and handkerchiefs on each chair for their guests, and creating a dessert table that would […]

This Evergreen PDX Wedding Has the Prettiest Autumnal Floral Details

April 8, 2018 | juliette

Between the DIY floral hoop ceremony backdrop, the vintage records and books, and the autumnal color palette, we’re swooning over Kaiya and Aaron’s Evergreen PDX wedding. The couple, who love all things vintage and timeless, opted for a more muted take autumnal colors and added pops of gold and deep red for a simple yet dramatic touch of elegance. With the help of their planner, Ella Events, and the florists at Brier + Ivy, they created the coziest […]

Urban Elegant Portland Wedding at Cooper’s Hall

March 10, 2018 | juliette

Emily and Tom’s Portland wedding at Cooper’s Hall was not only elegant but was totally focused on community. While most couples opt for a private first look, they included their entire wedding party. During their ceremony, they had seven of their friends read and give seven blessings. Even during the planning process, their focus was spending quality time with friends and family as they shopped for and crafted the various elements and made sure to have everything […]

This Couple Celebrated Their 7th Anniversary with an Urban Adventure Vow Renewal in Portland, Oregon

January 26, 2018 | juliette

s If Eliesha and Joel’s adventure vow renewal is any indication, a good marriage keeps getting sweeter — and maybe a little quirkier — with time! The Australian couple, who traveled to North America for an epic road trip from Portland to Manitoba, threw out any form of convention and celebrated their 7th wedding anniversary in the most Portland way possible: with a vow renewal at the famously funky Voodoo Doughnuts, witnessed by the coolest best […]

Dreamy Downtown Portland Wedding at Urban Studio

January 6, 2018 | emy

Melina and Justin’s downtown Portland wedding completely transformed Urban Studio, a contemporary historic venue boasting industrial-inspired warehouse features, with an open floor plan, exposed beams, high ceilings, and oversized windows with the help of SueBlue Events. The modern venue was perfect for an airy neutral color palette of white, gold, and nude that echoed throughout the bridesmaids dresses, the underlying layers of the bride’s Watters lace wedding dress, and DIY candleholders, centerpieces and greenery. The […]