May 8, 2012

Ryan + Danielle {Engagement}

I had been itchin' to do a photo shoot full of gold details, so when Kristin Rogers told me to pick the theme I knew right away this was what we'd do. This shoot was extra special because Courtney flew all the way from Texas to have a tutoring session with Kristin. I wanted to make sure it was worth it!

I can't say enough sweet things about this couple, Ryan + Danielle. They are my kind of people and we all had such a fun day. 

Large thread and nail letters made for a fun and interesting backdrop. The table was full of gold details and bits of teal.

Centerpiece was simply a long 4"x4" piece of wood with holes drilled in the top for the candles to fit in.

The table edges were lined with Instagram pictures that were printed on using PostalPix. I laid them out, then taped them down using washi tape. 

Next set up was a simple gold fringed backdrop... how adorable is this couple?1?!

Our last look was simply strands of lights with gold spray painted cords so they wouldn't stand out as much.

The cake was a square, ruffled, teal ombre cake on a rustic wooden base. I also really loved this simple cake topper... it gets sorta lost in the photo but in person it's even better.

I took hundreds of sew together gold circle and taped them to the top of the cake table to add some interest.

Invitations were done in tones of gold and teal. Jen from Blushprintables on Etsy designed a really lovely chevron teal ombre invite for our shoot.

I also have a quick tutorial for the threaded letters I'm going to try and get up here soon. They're pretty simple to do but do take a bit of patience and precision. You can also contact me for pricing if you'd like me to make them for you.

We're off to Portland and Seattle on Wednesday but I've got a few giveaways in the works... exciting stuff coming!

Here is a list of everyone who worked on the shoot and all of the wonderful vendors that were used!

Makeup- Amy Clarke
Tie- vKnit
Cake Stand- Morgann Hill Designs
Instagram Prints -  Postalpix
“I Do” Cake Topper- Blissfully Wired
Teal Feather Napkins- Feisty Fashion
Invitation Design- Blush Printables
All Hair Pieces- Bethany Lorelle
Sea Urchin Centerpieces, Ring, Shell Ring Holder- RobinCharlotte



  1. This is amazing! So great, Bre!
    You have a gift.
    Love from,

    1. You're so sweet, and such a compliment coming from you!

  2. Bre, I loved EVERYTHING about this design. Well done friend.

  3. Hi, do you know the brand of the white lace dress? It is perfect.