Best of Bride 2014: Nominees Announced

Tuesday, June 3 2014

Starting June 1, 2014, we're be announcing finalists for our Best of Bride awards. Stay tuned for daily updates and pick up a copy of the Fall/Winter 2014 edition of Oregon Bride for a complete list of all of the winners.

Best New Wedding Vendor: Portland

Jamie Rae Photo

Mint and Mirth

Swoon Floral Design

 

Best New Wedding Vendor: Valley

AE Creative

Bethany Willis Bend Event Music

Foxtail Bakeshop

 

Best All-Around Wedding Vendor: Portland

Bridal Bliss

Face Body Beauty

Luxe Event Productions

 

Best All-Around Wedding Vendor: Valley

Bethany Willis Bend Event Music

Resort at the Mountain

Willaby's Catering & Event Design

 

Best Wedding Planner: Portland

Bridal Bliss

Champagne Wedding Coordination

Luxe Event Productions

Soiree

 

Best Wedding Planner: Valley

Events by Mint

Stargazer Weddings

 

Best Day-of Coordinator: Portland

Bridal Bliss

Champagne Wedding Coordination

Luxe Event Productions

 

Best Day-of Coordinator: Valley

Blush Bridal

Stargazer Weddings

Willaby's Catering & Event Design

 

Best Wedding Supplies: Portland

Barclay Event Rentals

Party Place

The Wedding Cottage

 

Best Wedding Supplies: Valley

A to Z Party Rental

AE Creative

Parties to Go

 

Best Boutique Registry: Statewide

Canoe

Cielo Home Furnishings

Twist

 

Best Quintessential Wedding Registry: Statewide

Crate & Barrel

Macy's

Williams-Sonoma

 

Best Invites: Portland

The Card Bar

Puddle Jumpin' Cards

The Wedding Cottage

 

Best Invites: Valley

AE Creative

Expressions Invitations

Little Arrow Studios

 

Best Bridesmaids Gifts: Portland

Hush Sessions

Twist

The Wedding Cottage

 

Best Bridesmaids Gifts: Valley

Elegant Woodworking Gifts

Mod Pod

Plume Red and Heritage Dry Goods

 

Best Groomsmen Gifts: Statewide

Collier

Elegant Woodworking Gifts

The Wedding Cottage

Will Leather Goods

 

Best Officiant: Portland

Carroll Myers

Moore Creative Weddings, Roger Moore

Steve Sharp, A Beautiful Ceremony NW

 

Best Officiant: Valley

Chris Lewis

Dale Donovan, Donovan Place

Dave Albanese

 

Best Rehearsal Dinner Restaurant: Portland

Andina

Paragon

Portland City Grill

 

Best Rehearsal Dinner Restaurant: Valley

Del Alma

Deschutes Brewery

Three Rivers Grill

 

Best New Wedding Site: Statewide

Painters Hall (Salem)

Opal 28 (Portland)

The Orchard (Hillsboro)

 

Best Oregon Destination Wedding Site: Statewide

The Allison

The Oregon Garden

Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn

 

Best Sunset Wedding Site: Statewide

Brasada Ranch

The Oregon Golf Club

The Vue

Zenith Vineyard

 

Best All-Inclusive Venue: Statewide

Allison Inn

The Oregon Garden

Resort at the Mountain

 

Best Venue for Large Galas: Portland

Sentinel (formerly Governor Hotel)

The Oregon Golf Club

Portland Art Museum

 

Best Venue for Large Galas: Valley

Allison Inn

Resort at the Mountain

Zenith Vineyard

 

Best Venue for Medium-Size Galas: Portland

Abernethy Center

The Foundry at Oswego Pointe

West End Ballroom

 

Best Venue for Medium-Size Galas: Valley

Allison Inn

The Vue

Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn

 

Best Venue for Intimate Gatherings: Portland

Bella Via

The Foundry at Oswego Pointe

Opal 28

 

Best Venue for Intimate Gatherings: Valley

FivePine Lodge

Silcox Hut

The Vue

 

Best All-Inclusive Resort: Statewide

Allison Inn

The Oregon Garden

Resort at the Mountain

Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn

 

Best Wedding Night Hotel: Portland

Sentinel (formerly Governor Hotel)

Hotel deLuxe

The Nines

 

Best Wedding Night Hotel: Valley

Allison Inn

Oxford Hotel

Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn

 

Best Transportation: Statewide

Best Car in Town

Double Decker PDX

PDX Pedicab

 

Best Valet Service: Portland

Best Car in Town

City Center Parking

Premiere Valet

 

Best Bridal Accessories: Portland

Anna's Bridal

Charlotte's Weddings & More

Mandalena Designs

 

Best Bridal Accessories: Valley

Bella Brides

The Bridal Gallery

Twigs & Honey

 

Best Indie Jewelry Designer: Portland

Carter Dye

Mandalena Designs

Selicias by Shannon Crain

 

Best Indie Jewelry Designer: Valley

Richard M. Gretz Goldsmiths

Liz Grant Designs

Twigs & Honey

 

Best Rings: Portland

Kassab Jewelers

Malka Diamonds & Jewelry

Maloy's

 

Best Rings: Valley

Jackson's Jewelers

Olufson Designs Fine Jewelers

 

Best Formalwear: Statewide

Blush Bridal Boutique

The Bridal Gallery

Duchess, Clothier

Este's Men's Clothing

 

Best Indie Dress Designer: Statewide

Elizabeth Dye

Embellish Design

The Nature of Isa

 

Best Dress Shop: Portland

Anna's Bridal

Bridal Exclusives

Charlotte's Weddings & More

 

Best Dress Shop: Valley

Bella Brides

Blush Bridal Boutique

The Bridal Gallery

 

Best Children's Apparel: Portland

Anna's Bridal

Bridal Exclusives

Charlotte's Weddings & More

 

Best Children's Apparel: Valley

The Bridal Gallery

Fletcher's For Children

The Shabby Chic Bride

 

Best Mother of the Bride Dresses: Portland

Anna's Bridal

Charlotte's Weddings & More

Nordstrom

 

Best Mother of the Bride Dresses: Valley

Bella Brides

The Bridal Gallery

Joy's Uptown Style

 

Best Hair & Makeup: Portland

Face Body Beauty

Portland Make-up and Hair

Powder Inc. Makeup

 

Best Hair & Makeup: Valley

Epic Day Spa

Kate Tuma Make-up Artistry

The Retreat Day Spa & Salon

 

Best Spa for Group Mani-Pedis: Portland

Dosha

Pink & White Nail Salon

 

Best Spa for Group Mani-Pedis: Valley

Epic Day Spa

Shibui Spa

The Retreat Day Spa & Salon

 

Best Ceremony Musicians: Valley

Bethany Willis, Bend Event Music

The Wild Wood

 

Best Ceremony Musicians: Portland

Duo Con Brio

Effesenden Music

John Ross Music and Production

 

Best Reception Live Band: Portland

Hit Machine

John Ross Music and Production

Music by Design

 

Best Reception Live Band: Valley

Bethany Willis, Bend Event Music

DJ Stoltz Records

The Wild Wood

 

Best DJ: Valley

Apogee Events

BMAC Productions

Flip Flop Sounds

 

Best DJ: Statewide

Chad Dowling Productions

Event Team Entertainment

NW Mobile DJ Service

 

Best DJ: Portland

Chad Dowling Productions

Event Team Entertainment

NW Mobile DJ Service

 

Most Creative Favors: Portland

Blissfully Sweet

Dot Shoppe

Salt & Straw

 

Most Creative Favors: Statewide

Blissfully Sweet

Dot Shoppe

Moonstruck Chocolates

 

Most Creative Favors: Valley

AE Creative

Leaf and Petal

Soft Peaks Cakery

 

Best Florist: Portland

Blum Floral Design

Swoon Floral Design

Zest Floral and Event Design

 

Best Florist: Valley

Celebration Florals

Distinctive Designs by Denice

Lucy's Informal Flowers

 

Best Rentals: Portland

Barclay Event Rentals

The Party Place

Something Borrowed

 

Best Rentals: Valley

AE Creative

A to Z Rentals

Special Occasions

 

Best Caterer: Portland

Art of Catering

Food in Bloom Catering

Vibrant Table Catering & Events

 

Best Caterer: Valley

Boda's Kitchen

Forks & Corks Catering

Willabys Catering & Event Design

 

Best Custom Cakes: Valley

Foxtail Bakeshop

Myriad Cake Design

Sweet Dreams Cakery

 

Best Custom Cakes: Statewide

Artisan Cake Company

Beaverton Bakery

Dream Cakes by Judy Reese

 

Best Wedding Desserts (cupcakes, candy buffet, pies, etc.): Portland

Blissfully Sweet

Cupcake Jones

Le Cookie Monkey

 

Best Wedding Desserts (cupcakes, candy buffet, pies, etc.): Valley

Foxtail Bakeshop

Myriad Cake Design

Sweet Dreams Cakery

 

Best Wedding Videographer: Portland

Ambient Sky

Hybrid Moon

Moving Picture Weddings

 

Best Wedding Videographer: Valley

Focal Point Digital Media

Happily Ever After Films

Moetic Wedding Films

 

Best Wedding Photography Studio: Portland

Holland Studios

Mosca Studios

Powers Photography Studios

 

Best Wedding Photography Studio: Valley

ADB Photographix

Byron Roe Photography

Kimberly Kay Photography

 

Best Independent Photographer: Portland

Honeysuckle Photography

Krissy Allori Photography

Yasmin Khajavi Photography

 

Best Independent Photographer: Valley

Amanda Photographic

Chea Studio Photography

Jenny Hill Photography