Friday, May 27 2016

We make a point to follow the best and brightest in creative local wedding planning, and every Friday we round up our five favorite photos from the last week's feed. Follow these incredible photographers and vendors on Instagram for more gorgeous inspiration! To be featured in next week's roundup, tag your best wedding photos with #oregonbride. Don't forget to follow us at @oregonbridemag for your daily dose of pretty! Once again, congrats to this week's faves!

Thursday, May 26 2016

Originally from Hawaii, high school sweethearts Zach and No’eau moved to Oregon in 2014. A year later while home for the holidays, Zach popped the question on the couple’s favorite beach while pretending to take Christmas card photos. “We had always dreamed of eloping on some grand adventure,” says No’eau, “but we knew how badly it would hurt our families.” Instead, they swapped Hawaii for an intimate ceremony on the Oregon coast. What better way to celebrate their love than a beach proposal in their native state, then a beach wedding in their new state?

Tuesday, May 24 2016

Call it the ultimate wedding hangover: cleaning up after the celebration. “The average wedding produces 400-600 pounds of waste,” says Philip Torchio of Bend startup The Broomsmen. “Clean up and trash management is always an afterthought.” Armed with nifty marquee signs, wood-sided recycling bins and biodegradable food service products, The Broomsmen are able to reduce, reuse and recycle waste to the point where there’s nothing left for the landfill.

Monday, May 23 2016

The spotlight is on the bride and groom on their wedding day and rightly so; nobody wants to see wild guests crash the party. We've put together some healthy tips to help you properly navigate this wedding season. For anyone new to the wedding scene, or those looking to impress, these tips can come in handy when acknowledging the couple, giving a suitable gift and dressing appropriately.

Friday, May 20 2016

We make a point to follow the best and brightest in creative local wedding planning, and every Friday we round up our five favorite photos from the last week's feed. Follow these incredible photographers and vendors on Instagram for more gorgeous inspiration! To be featured in next week's roundup, tag your best wedding photos with #oregonbride. Don't forget to follow us at @oregonbridemag for your daily dose of pretty! Once again, congrats to this week's faves!