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Oregon Bride's Best of 2017 - The Finalists

From the cake baker to ceremony officiant to dressmaker, it takes a village to orchestrate a wedding. That's why thousands of you voted for your favorite vendors, thanking them for their continuing work.

Here are the finalists for our Best of 2017 awards. The winners will be revealed at a special celebration this summer and in our upcoming Fall/Winter issue.

Best New Wedding Vendor: Portland

Adornment DJs

Lux Sucre Desserts

Olivia Hawthorne Makeup Artist

Peachy Keen Coordination

Smirk Photobooth Co.

 

Best New Wedding Vendor: Outside Portland

Ava Maria Photography (Eugene)

Hazel Eye Photography By Aly (Grants Pass)

StruckSured Interiors & Events (Hood River)

Tin Roof Barn (White Salmon, WA)

 

Best All-Around Wedding Vendor: Portland

Adornment Events

Bridal Bliss

Face Body Beauty

Portland Makeup & Hair

Something Borrowed Rentals

 

Best All-Around Wedding Vendor: Outside Portland

AE Creative (Bend)

Bella Brides (Bend)

Bend Weddings & Events (Bend)

Brasada Ranch Resort (Bend/Powell Butte)

Willabys Catering & Events (Salem)

 

Best Dress Designer: Portland

Claire La Faye

Elizabeth Dye

Holly Stalder

Isa: the Nature of Isa

 

Best Dress Designer: Outside Portland

The Bridal Suite & Special Occasion (Bend)

Velonia Boutique & Tailoring (Vancouver, WA)

Vouture (Vien Couture) (Salem)

 

Best Dress Shop: Portland

Anna's Bridal

Charlotte's Weddings & More

The English Dept.

The White Dress Bridal Boutique

 

Best Dress Shop: Outside Portland

Merrime Bride & Soiree (Albany)

The Bridal Gallery (Salem)

The Bridal Suite & Special Occasion (Bend)

 

Best Formalwear: Portland

Duchess Clothier

Este's Men's Clothing

Marios

 

Best Formalwear: Outside Portland

The Bridal Gallery (Salem)

The Bridal Suite & Special Occasion (Bend)

The Natty Dresser (Albany)

 

Best Local Jewelry: Portland

Betsy & Iya

Mandalena Jewelry

Sahlia Designs

 

Best Local Jewelry: Outside Portland

John Paul Designs (Bend)

Nashelle (Bend)

Saxon's Fine Jewelers (Bend)

 

Best Rings: Portland

Kassab Jewelers

Malka Diamonds & Jewelry

Maloy's Jewelry Workshop

Shane Co.

 

Best Rings: Outside Portland

Jackson Jewelers (Salem)

Saxon's Fine Jewelers (Bend)

Silverado (Bend)

Skeie's Jewelers (Eugene)

 

Best Mother of the Bride Dresses: Portland

Anna's Bridal

Charlotte's Weddings & More

Nordstrom

 

Best Mother of the Bride Dresses: Outside Portland

Bella Brides (Bend)

Merrime Bride & Soirée (Albany)

The Bridal Suite & Special Occasion (Bend)

 

Best Caterer: Portland

Food in Bloom

Premiere Catering

Vibrant Table

White Pepper

 

Best Caterer: Outside Portland

Bleu Bite Catering (Bend)

El Sancho (Bend)

Tate & Tate Catering (Bend)

Willabys Catering (Salem)

 

Best Beverage Caterer: Portland

Mint & Mirth

My Bartender

White Pepper Tonics

 

Best Beverage Caterer: Outside Portland

Perfect Pour (Hood River)

The Swig Rig (Bend)

Twist Cocktail Catering (Bend)

 

Best Custom Cakes: Portland

Kyra's Bake Shop

Lux Sucre Desserts

The Hungry Hero Dessert Co.

 

Best Custom Cakes: Outside Portland

Mad Batters (Eugene)

Myriad Cake Design (Salem)

Soft Peaks Cakery (Springfield)

The Cake Lady (Bend)

 

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

Cupcake Jones

Dream Cakes

Lux Sucre Desserts

 

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

Foxtail Bakeshop (Bend)

Ida's Cupcakes (Bend)

Mad Batters (Eugene)

Myriad Cake Design (Salem)

 

Best Ceremony Musicians: Portland

Duo Con Brio

Effesenden Music

John Ross Music & Production

 

Best Ceremony Musicians: Outside Portland

Bend Event Music (Bend)

D'n'A Music (Eugene)

Precious Byrd (Bend)

 

Best DJ: Portland

Adornment DJs

Encore Mobile DJs

Event Team Entertainment

Stumptown DJs

 

Best DJ: Outside Portland

Apogee Events (Salem)

Fallon Love's Special Event Productions (Eugene)

Flip Flop Sounds (Bend)

 

Best Reception Live Band: Portland

Design Band

Hit Machine

John Ross Music & Production

 

Best Reception Live Band: Outside Portland

Code Red (Eugene)

High Step Society (Eugene)

Precious Byrd (Bend)

 

Best Day-of Coordinator: Portland

Adornment Events

Bridal Bliss Event Planning

Ginger + You Events

Soiree Special Event Planning

 

Best Day-of Coordinator: Outside Portland

AE Creative (Bend)

Stargazer Wedding & Events (Salem)

Union Event Co. (Hood River)

 

Best Wedding Planner: Portland

Adornment Events

Bridal Bliss Event Planning

Soiree Special Event Planning

 

Best Wedding Planner: Outside Portland

AE Creative (Bend)

Bend Weddings & Events (Bend)

Stargazer Wedding & Events (Salem)

Union Event Co. (Hood River)

 

Best Florist: Portland

Blüm Design In Flowers

Geranium Lake Flowers

Swoon Floral Design

Zest Floral and Event Design

 

Best Florist: Outside Portland

Ali Briskey Designs (Salem)

Distinctive Designs by Denice (Salem)

Summer Robbins Flowers (Bend)

 

Best Independent Photographer: Portland

Deyla Huss Photography

Honeysuckle Photography

Sweetlife Photography

Yasmin Khajavi Photography

 

Best Independent Photographer: Outside Portland

ADB Photographix (Salem)

Gallivan Photo (Bend)

Kimberly Kay Wedding Photography (Bend)

Monique Serra Photography (Eugene)

 

Best Wedding Photography Studio: Outside Portland

ADB Photographix (Salem)

Byron Roe Photography (Bend)

Chea Studio Photography (Eugene)

Hazel Eye Photography By Aly (Grants Pass)

Roman Studios (Eugene)

 

Best Wedding Photography Studio: Portland

A Lovely Day Photography

Holland Studios

Mosca Studios

Powers Photography Studios

 

Best Wedding Videographer: Portland

Candy Glass Productions

Hybrid Moon Video Productions

Moving Pictures

Watertown Films

 

Best Wedding Videographer: Outside Portland

Ace of Hearts Films (Bend)

Blue Bus Creatives (Eugene)

Focal Point Studios (Salem)

Mike Hiatt Media (Bend)

 

Best Officiant: Portland

Melissa Coe Ceremonies

Rev. Dee Richardson, Diva Matters Ministry

Steve Sharp, A Beautiful Ceremony NW

 

Best Officiant: Outside Portland

Rev. Chris Lewis “The English Gentleman Minister” (Bend)

Wendy Duncan Ministries (Bend)

 

Best Boutique Registry: Portland

Canoe

Kitchen Kaboodle

Manor Fine Wares & Curious Goods

 

Best Boutique Registry: Outside Portland

Ginger's Kitchenware (Bend)

Nicole Michelle Decor (Bend)

The Inkwell Home Store (Corvallis)

 

Best Audio and Visual Company: Portland

Greenlight Creative

Hollywood Lights Inc.

Really Big Video

Think AV

 

Best Audio and Visual Company: Outside Portland

Apogee Events (Salem)

Southern Oregon Audio Visual (Grants Pass)

Flip Flop Sounds (Bend)

 

Best Rentals: Portland

Barclay Events

Something Borrowed

The Party Place

 

Best Rentals: Outside Portland

For The Love Of Pete (Salem)

O'Brien Events (Bend)

Parties to Go (Eugene)

Special Occasions (Corvallis)

 

Best Photo Booth: Portland

Chad Dowling Productions - White Tower Photo Booth

Happymatic

Paparazzi Tonight

Smirk Photobooth Co.

 

Best Photo Booth: Outside Portland

Adventure Box Photo Booth (Bend)

Apogee Events (Salem)

Blue Bus Creative (Eugene)

 

Best Transportation: Portland

Best Car in Town

Double Decker PDX

Lucky Limousine and Towncar Service

VIP PDX

 

Best Transportation: Outside Portland

Eugene Limo (Eugene)

My Party Bus (Eugene)

The Bend Trolley (Bend)

 

Best Boutique Rentals - Outside Portland

Classic Vintage Rentals (Washougal, WA)

Danner & Soli (Salem)

Peanut's Gallery (Bend)

 

Best Boutique Rentals - Portland

Power of Love Rentals

Something Borrowed

Vintage Mingle

 

Best Bridesmaid Gifts: Portland

Ink & Peat

Lille Boutique

Twist

 

Best Bridesmaid Gifts: Outside Portland

Justicia Jewelry (Bend)

Nashelle Jewelry (Bend)

Passionflower (Eugene)

 

Best Groomsmen Gifts: Portland

Boys Fort

Canoe

Will Leather Goods

 

Best Groomsmen Gifts: Outside Portland

Elegant Woodworking (Redmond)

Hydro Flask (Bend)

The Natty Dresser (Albany)

 

Best Invites: Portland

Anders Printing

Crave Design

Letters & Dust

Paper Bloom

 

Best Invites: Outside Portland

AE Creative (Bend)

Puddle Jumpin Cards (Hood River)

Red Pearl Designs (Salem)

 

Best Spa Services: Portland

Dosha Salon Spa

Me Spa

Rejuvenation Day Spa

 

Best Spa Services: Outside Portland

Bellissimo Body Care (Bend)

Moonstone Day Spa (Silverton)

Shibui Spa (Sisters)

 

Best Hair & Makeup: Portland

Face Body Beauty

Olivia Hawthorne Makeup Artist

Portland Hair & Makeup

Powder Inc.

 

Best Hair & Makeup: Outside Portland

Desert Rose Bridal Styling (Bend)

Edge Hair and Makeup (Bend)

Kate Tuma (Bend)

Makeup Mafia Weddings (Bend)

 

Best Resort Venue: Oregon

Brasada Ranch (Bend/Powell Butte)

Five Pine Lodge (Sisters)

Oregon Garden Resort (Silverton)

The Allison Inn and Spa (Newberg)

 

Best Garden and Outdoor Venue: Portland

Abernethy Center

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

The Foundry at Oswego Pointe

The Oregon Golf Club

 

Best Garden and Outdoor Venue: Outside Portland

Deepwood Museum and Gardens (Salem)

Five Pine Lodge (Sisters)

Mt. Hood Organic Farms (Parkdale)

The Oregon Garden (Silverton)

 

Best Country Club/Golf Course Venue: Portland

Portland Golf Club

The Oregon Golf Club

Waverley Country Club

 

Best Country Club/Golf Course Venue: Outside Portland

Brasada Ranch (Bend/Powell Butte)

Pronghorn Resort (Bend)

Shadow Hills Country Club (Junction City)

Tetherow (Bend)

 

Best Historic Venue: Portland

Sentinel

The Armory

The Old Church

Treasury Ballroom

Victorian Belle

 

Best Historic Venue: Outside Portland

Deepwoods Museum & Gardens (Salem)

Flinn Block Hall (Albany)

McMenamins Old St. Francis School (Bend)

Timberline Lodge (Mt. Hood)

 

Best Hotel Venue: Portland

Hotel DeLuxe

Sentinel

The Nines

 

Best Hotel Venue: Outside Portland

Ashland Springs Hotel (Ashland)

The Allison Inn & Spa (Newberg)

The Oxford Hotel (Bend)

 

Best Intimate Venue (under 75 guests) - Outside Portland

Old Schoolhouse (Newberg)

Shadow Hills Country Club (Eugene

Tin Roof Barn (White Salmon, WA)

 

Best Intimate Venue (under 75 guests) - Portland

Ecotrust

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Opal 28

Union/Pine

 

Best Museum or Arts Venue: Portland

OMSI

Portland Art Museum

Portland Center Stage at The Armory

 

Best Museum or Arts Venue: Outside Portland

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (McMinnville)

High Desert Museum (Bend)

Maryhill Museum of Art (Goldendale, WA)

 

Best Rustic Venue: Portland

McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse

River Haven

World Forestry Center

 

Best Rustic Venue: Outside Portland

Brasada Ranch (Bend)

Five Pine Lodge (Sisters)

Old Schoolhouse (Newberg)

Tin Roof Barn (White Salmon)

 

Best Urban Space: Portland

Castaway Portland

Exchange Ballroom

The Leftbank Annex

World Trade Center

 

Best Urban Space: Outside Portland

Flinn Block Hall (Albany)

Springhouse Cellar (Hood River)

Vue (Corvallis)

 

Best View (city, ocean, mountain, or sunset): Portland

Chart House

Exchange Ballroom

Portland City Grill

The Foundry at Oswego Pointe

 

Best View (city, ocean, mountain, or sunset) : Outside Portland

Brasada Ranch (Bend/Powell Butte)

Pelican Pub & Brewery (Cannon Beach, Pacific City, Tillamook)

Timberline Lodge (Mt. Hood)

Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn (McMinnville)

 

Best Winery Venue: Portland

Coopers Hall

Maysara Winery

Ponzi Winery

Vista Hills Vineyard

 

Best Winery Venue: Outside Portland

Faith Hope & Charity Vineyard (Terrebonne)

Sweet Cheeks Winery (Eugene)

Zenith Vineyard (Salem)

 

Best Wedding Night Hotel: Portland

Hotel Vintage

Sentinel

The Nines

 

Best Wedding Night Hotel: Outside Portland

Five Pine Lodge (Sisters)

The Allison Inn & Spa (Newberg)

The Oregon Garden Resort (Silverton)

The Oxford (Bend)