THE YEAR IN REVIEW: OUR TOP WEDDING TRENDS OF 2017
January 25, 2018
What a fantastic year 2017 has been—full of beautiful and amazing moments. thank you for being a part of it! before we jump full swing ahead into another year of gorgeous weddings, we'd like to reflect on our favorite wedding details of 2017.
A WEDDING REGISTRY THAT GIVES BACK
December 12, 2017
While we have our hands in almost every detail of the wedding planning process, we very rarely chime in on gift registries. We'd like to change that. Since it is the season of giving, the idea of contributing to a charity or a humanitarian effort or something greater than oneself is even more poignant for us. what better opportunity to give back to the world than with your wedding registry.
REAL WEDDING: ANNA + TYLER
December 4, 2017
Anna + Tyler hosted a gorgeous destination wedding at calasa olive farm in upcountry maui. The intimate fete was inspired by the autumnal season, the bride's Sicilian Heritage, and the natural beauty of hawaii.
AN ENGAGEMENT SESSION AT TRAAVASA HANA, MAUI
October 24, 2017
On a recent trip to hawaii from their home of colorado, bri + Webb adventured to hana with their wedding photography team at maui maka to capture an engagement session set against the beauty of the countryside and famous red sand beach. "hana has been my favorite place for as long as I can remember," bri says.
BEACHY & BRIGHT WEDDING INSPIRATION
September 19, 2017
Although we come from the land of eternal summer here in hawaii, we still love to celebrate the season with bright, cheerful blooms and pops of fun, unexpected color. we designed a tabletop for a gorgeous oceanfront venue on maui's north shore with floral designer mandy grace.
HOW TO HOST A LU'AU STYLE WELCOME DINNER
August 17, 2017
For Clara and Elbert's destination wedding in hawaii, they wanted to host their out-of-town guests with a welcome dinner on the lawn at the four seasons resort lanai at manele bay. we imagined a bright, tropical scene where local food, fruity cocktails and relaxation took center stage.
REAL WEDDING: MARLA + JUSTIN
April 27, 2017
For marla and justin, celebrating their love in maui was a no-brainer. they met on spring break with their children at the grand wailea hotel, and it was love at first sight. coming back to this very special place to exchange vows and make their love for one another official was nothing short of magical!
MAUI WEDDING HAIR AND MAKEUP TIPS
April 18, 2017
we all know that weather can wreak havoc on our hair and makeup; from smudged foundation to turning wavy locks into full-on frizz. that's why when it comes to a destination wedding, it's more important than ever to not only choose a look that suits the maui vibe, but one that can also withstand a day in the sun.
A BRIDE’S GUIDE TO DESTINATION WEDDING ETIQUETTE
April 13, 2017
destination weddings are woven from a complex fabric of families, emotions, circumstances and travel. in trying to juggle these elements, it's vital to keep a clear head, and equally important, keep the process enjoyable for both you and your guests. the best way of achieving this is by simply being thoughtful and learning what is and isn't expected.
REAL WEDDING: STEPHANIE + ADAM
April 10, 2017
this romantic vineyard style location was perfect for their intimate wedding celebration, of 46 guests, to watch the couple walk down the aisle in a clearing amongst rows of love trees! The celebration continued with a cozy food focused reception, with a family-style italian meal, craft cocktails, and oven fired pizzas!
MAUI BOTANICAL GARDEN WEDDING IDEAS
March 28, 2017
hawaii is the mecca of voluminous blooms, lush greenery, horticultural illustrations and an abundance of stunningly natural details. specifically, the island of maui. close your eyes and picture a wedding on maui. white sand beaches, tall palm trees, fresh flower leis, vibrant colors; the uncompromised beauty of botanical details is ever-present in this exquisite one of a kind location.