Wednesday, May 6 2015

We'll admit it, there's nothing we love more than beautiful, sumptous linens. And once again, the trendsetting Southern California-based Luxe Linen got our hearts aflutter with their newest collection, a mix of vibrant patterns that range from boho to glam to subtle neutrals and vibrant patterns. Editor Lara Burnap and Publisher Thea Hargrove caught up with the three design teams, Felici Events, to share their the tablescapes they created to showcase these new linens.

Wednesday, May 6 2015

A nearly-naked cake topped with pink garden roses, brown leather ribbons dangling from the bridal bouquet, a chambray table runner - when it comes to springtime goodness, this shoot has it all. Though soft pastels and springy brights dominate the floral scheme, rustic elements like leather details, a spare barn venue and a cozy fur tossed over a wooden bench strike a gorgeously modern balance between feminine and rustic. Not to mention the adorable goat, who made a lovely addition to this real-life model couple's photos!

Tuesday, May 5 2015

Portland couple Samantha and Andrew Maiden decided to celebrate their fourth wedding anniversary with an intimate vow renewal at the charming Gray Gables Estate. For this second time saying “I do,” they wanted the celebration to reflect their quirky personalities and retro style. So rather than the traditional wedding cake, they opted for a less conventional goody: a stack of old-fashioned fluffy pancakes.

Monday, May 4 2015

"Applied topically, coconut oil actually does a few things for your hair. First, it nourishes the hair shaft to create a vibrant sheen. It also conditions the hair to restore moisture and repair damage," explains Wendy Rose Gould beauty expert for hair tutorial and advice site Latest-Hairstyles.com.

Friday, May 1 2015

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