Featured on Trendy Bride Magazine: Western Style Wedding Inspiration

 

THE STORY

Arlene and I met through a common friend, and we learned that we have a few things in common, 1) We both lived in California, 2) We're both Aquarians and 3) We are both passionate about the wedding industry - she as a photographer and I as a calligrapher. She had this idea of recreating her Southwestern style in Miami, and when she photographed me while teaching a calligraphy workshop at the Curtiss Mansion last winter - we knew we had found the perfect backdrop for her vision.

 

THE INSPIRATION

The vision was to bring in Southwestern boho vibes to Miami. I chose ivory white Fabulous Fancy Pants paper as my substrate, and used bronze tones for the ink to mix the warm, earthy and organic palette. I used a script that was fun and whimsical which is very much in tune with the boho vibes of Southern California. Vintage Mexican stamps adorned the stationery pieces, sealed with bronze wax to complement the neutral earthy tones. 

 

THE SUITE

The Tulum suite is reminiscent of the warm sun kissed vibes of coastal Mexico. I designed a very whimsical script that resembled the fun boho vibes of Tulum. I had major wanderlust making this suite, and I hope you love it as much as I did making it.

 

THE REALNESS

We had amazing afternoon light that day, and it was almost as if Golden Hour went on all afternoon. We featured a real couple - also both photographers - and their love was just pure magic to capture and be inspired by.  Read the full feature here, published May 31, 2018

 

THE DREAMERS

Photography: Arlene Jacobs Photography

Planner and Event coordinator : Bettina Benizri from Busy Bee Events

Floral and Event Styling: Sandrine Boisson Francis and Yasmine Boisson of

Maison Francis Design Co

Hair and Makeup artistAimee Ortega

RentalsEvents on the Loose

Calligraphy + Paper goods: Jocelle Marian of Inkpush Co.

Bridal boutique: Olivia Bowen Bridal

Wedding Dress Designer: Kite and Butterfly

Cake: Lilly Morales of The Starfish Cottage

DonutsKrispy Kreme

Models: Shannon and Brandon Dewitt

Venue: Curtiss Mansion

Bride's shoes and bridal hat: Urban Outfitters

Film processing: The find Lab

Film reel developing and scanning: Pro 8mm

 

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