Faith and Kevin fell in love with the old world charm feel of the Glen Sanders Mansion patio and knew immediately that it would be the perfect backdrop for their intimate wedding. Surrounded by 24 their closest friends and family, they exchanged vows under a curtain of flowers. The mauve, purple, blush, cream and taupe color palette were the perfect compliment to the natural colors of the location adding a layer of softness and romance.
Glen Sanders Mansion
Lindsay and Paul were not about to let a pandemic stop them from saying i do. These two lovebirds were married at the stunning Albany Renaissance Hotel surrounded by 14 of their closest friends and family. A beautiful and intimate ceremony followed by an amazing dinner with not one personalized detail missed.
Rachel and Dave was our first micro-wedding of the pandemic. Creating a dream like state that could only be mistaken as pages from The Notebook had these two just floating through every minute. Vow exchange beside the pond and first dance under the branches of a floral adorned tree with the harp plays just for them.
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Tea time in the park was part of a spring editorial for Saratoga Living Magazine featuring so many wonderful businesses in the Saratoga Springs, NY area. Rena was a true artist combining the perfect florals for that bright pop of spring color we wait all winter long for. Paired with my absolute favorite Saratoga bakery, Mrs. London's. The deserts were not only delicious, but they complemented the overall tea party vibe and style perfectly. I would love to see this as a bridal or baby shower.
Let’s run away together, away from the city lights, where no one knows our names yet. And we can see the stars at night, we’ll camp out in the open, warming cold skin by the fire, tell each other hopes and dreams, and all of our desires. We’ll own nothing more than we need, watch sunrises colour the sky. Learn what we’re really here for, away from society’s eyes, this journey will be scary, but we’ll leave without a plan. And I know it will be alright, as long as you’re holding my hand.
If there ever was a fairytale wedding filled with crystal, vivid color, candlelight, dancing in a cloud, and the most cinderella of ballgowns than this was it. When we asked the couple what are you looking for your day to feel like, we heard opulent, crystal chandeliers, timeless, color, royal, and most importantly they wanted to give their guests the type of party they felt they all deserved. That's exactly what they received.
Getting married at the beautiful Mansion Inn in Saratoga, NY there are so many beautiful areas of the property and Marissa and Stephen wanted to give their guests the full experience. We set the ceremony by the pond, cocktail hour in the rose gardens, dinner at sundown under the tent, and dancing into the wee hours in the barn.
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Two ceremonies steeped in tradition, to a barat, to a stunning reception, a handwritten note to each and every one of the 300+ guests and more this day was filled with special moments. When we were approached with the task of blending her love of modern design and a traditional hindu look we got right to work. The end result was a color palette of deep plum, bright pinks, rich reds, ivory and gold, intentionally distributed throughout.
the hall of Springs
An elegant, textured, deep hued, wedding for these two set in their favorite place, The Clark Art Institute. Taking inspiration from the clean lines of the building whose walls are filled with rich art that evokes emotions the moment you step into the galleries. A bold color palette choice of black, white, grey, and pops of burgundy created a moody and dare I say sexy vibe.
clark art institute
An elegant, layered, deeply personalized, wedding for these two set in one of my favorite historic buildings in Albany, NY, Kiernan Plaza. Once a bustling train station built in 1899 has been renovated and is a gem of Downtown Albany. Taking inspiration from the architure of the building together we created an event that both highlighted the beauty of the space and captured the charismatic personality they each display.
If there ever were the most relaxed bride and groom on the face of the planet it was these two! They are both free spirited, happy people 100% of the time and on their wedding day it was amplified by 100% Singing and dancing together in the suite before the ceremony started, goofing around like silly kids during their bridal portraits. Oh how my goal is to make every couple feel this carefree and void of stress on this day.
The Schenectady Armory
Ahhh winter weddings, you love them or hate them but these two truly captured the spirit of the holidays, love, warmth, family, friends, laughter, joy. Their December wedding was nothing short of perfect. Their venue choice of Revolution Hall in Troy was just the right blend of dark, moody, industrial, sultry vibe they were looking for.
When asked to come on board with the overall styling and design for a shoot at the Highland Castle I couldn't say yes fast enough. It was a treacherous winter trip up there to scout the location but so worth every minute. The craftsman ship, architectural details and furnishes had me feeling like I stepped in a whole new world. The royal turquoise chairs were a magnificent find in the castle and from there the color palette was born. Renaissance Floral Design created the amazing flowers as we scoured for the perfect details to compliment. Massive team effort bringing this story to life and easily one of my favorites.
This inspiration shoot was born from my love of black and white, E.E Cummings i carry your heart poem, , and the dreamy feel of an apple orchard in bloom in spring. It features bold, black and white graphics combined with soft pinks and sweet feminine style. Setting up in the orchard, surrounded by all the beautiful blooms that go on as far as the eye can see, the fragrance, the magic of spring, had us all feeling like we were walking in a dream.
Soft colorful palette and varying depths crafted a playfully elegant and romantic tablescape. The clean modern candlesticks was a beautiful contrast to the pale pink gauze table runner. The intimate wedding dinner table was topped with sweeping florals and greenery draped down the center of the table, while overhead, framing the table was an antique farm ladder dripping floral elegance.
She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes; Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.
One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impaired the nameless grace Which waves in every raven tress,
Or softly lightens o’er her face; Where thoughts serenely sweet express, How pure, how dear their dwelling-place. And on that cheek, and o’er that brow, So soft, so calm, yet eloquent, The smiles that win, the tints that glow, But tell of days in goodness spent, A mind at peace with all below, A heart whose love is innocent!