January 31, 2014

Lulu & Frederic

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR! In the spirit of festivity, I thought it was only appropriate that I post some photos of Lulu & Frederic's wedding suite. The couple wanted something that was traditionally Chinese looking, hence the red & gold and the double happiness, but with a whimsical twist inspired by the Chinese art of paper cutting. Along the way I learned some things from the bride about Chinese imagery and symbolism, like how the dragon and the phoenix are often used in contrast and represent male and female.

Since typically this holiday is celebrated with a reunion of family and friends, and (of course!) the consumption of a lot of delicious food, I wish you all a wonderful weekend! May you spend it (stuffing your faces) with the ones you love.

December 31, 2013

Food, Festivities, and a year of Firsts!

What a year, what a year! It's been a year of many firsts, like my first time visiting the beautiful Big Island (please take me back!?!), or my first time working on some baby shower invitations (not to mention twins!!), or collaborating with some seriously kick-butt vendors on a drop dead gorgeous inspiration shoot at the Plantation House in Austin, or doing my first official product photoshoot, or the time I saw that my design was pinned (and repinned) by BHLDN and I almost died...

Through thick and thin... and lots of celebrations and good food (see instagram)... there is SO much to be thankful for.

Wishing you all a festive and merry New Years! Here's to many more celebrations!

December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas!

I didn't get a chance to go down to see the epic Rockefeller Center tree in person this year, but when I think of Christmas in the City, that's what I picture! The twinkling lights, shoppers drinking hot chocolate and strolling hand in hand, ice skaters, and much cheer.

May we never grow too old for the magic of Christmas. Wishing you much love, joy, peace and HOPE this Christmas!!!

December 13, 2013

The Making of our Garden Inspired Shoot

So much planning and care goes into putting together a inspired shoot! So I just love love that Ashley from Dulce Dreams Events was able to get the some serious talent including Gabriel and Caritza, the husband and wife team of GT Modern Creations, and Jen from Cyrience Creative Studios to capture the process and the day.

I'm such a sap and wedding videos always make me teary-eyed (cue the sappy love music). Here's a little behind-the-scenes look at the making of our fall Garden Inspired shoot at Top of the Garden loft space.

Our shoot was featured on Inspired by This! More photos of the shoot to come...