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Elaine & Shawn were married on a perfect Oregon summer day in the downtown Park Blocks at the Oregon Historical Society.  This couple planned their wedding with us from afar and incorporated apple escort cards, beautiful wood tables and even surprised their guests late night with the pink Voodoo Doughnut truck.

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Photos by Yasmin Khajavi, Rentals by Ohana Party Rentals, West Coast Event Productions, Something Borrowed & Avery’s, Catering by Heathman Hotel, Cake by Dream Cakes, Pies by Honey Pot Bakery, Hair/Makeup by The Prettiest You,  Floral by Geranium Lake, Officiating by Robert Griffin, DJ: Encore Mobile DJ

 

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We met this cute couple when Kara was a maid of honor at one of our weddings….they were adorable then and they are adorable now.  Kara & Scott decided to have their wedding at McMenamin’s Cornelius Pass Roadhouse and worked with Emily to fine tune their details.  So many fun DIY projects…my favorite is the ceremony backdrop!

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Photography by Stark Photography, Cinematography by Prophezy, Makeup by Ebel Artistry, Rentals by West Coast Event Productions, Dessert by Crave Bakery,    Flowers by Punch Portland, Ceremony Music by Max’s Midnight Kitchen, Reception Music by Paradox Productions, Transportation by Double Decker PDX and First Student,  Photo Booth by Happymatic

 
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We love coordinating weddings at Oregon Golf Club, especially when it means working with a super fun couple on an event full of gorgeous details.  Sharon & Manny worked with Meghan and celebrated their big day with shades of purple, beautiful white draping, a bevy of unique touches and one heck of a good looking guest list.  Enjoy!

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Love this first look photo!

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The wedding design was created by the groom himself! It adorned the dessert display backdrop, and all the printed items.

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Photos by Tyler Gould, Catering by Oregon Golf Club, Hair/Makeup by Powder, Inc, Rentals by The Party Place, Desserts by Blissfully Sweet, Cake by Laurie Clarke Cakes,  Photo Booth by Paparazzi Tonight, Cinematography by Ian Pratt, Floral by Flowers for You,

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When I was training for a marathon a few years ago, my brother sent me a song to sync up and listen to while I would be running up the biggest hill.  It not only completely pumped me up, but stuck with me and I think of it when I’m feeling pretty amazing about life.  That song,  “The Best Around” from The Karate Kid (you laugh…but it is a a great song!!) could have been my theme song a few weeks ago at Oregon Bride Magazine’s “Best of Bride” awards.© http://www.MoscaStudio.com

The general public voted Bridal Bliss into the finals for “Best All Around Wedding Vendor,” “Best Wedding Planner” and “Best Day-Of Coordinator.”  From that point, the wedding industry took over and made the final decision on who would be named  “Best of Bride” with another round of voting.  I am so thrilled to share that we won in all three categories we were nominated!  We have been named “Best of Bride” since 2006 (the year the awards started), and I have to be honest, it doesn’t get old!  I am so honored and appreciative to everyone that takes the time to vote for us.  The love and support over the year from friends, family, clients and fellow wedding professionals is truly overwhelming.

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While we are happy to be in the background executing events, it is fun to be recognized.  That being said, I must pay credit where credit is due.  Our company would not be the best if it wasn’t for the talented team that make up Bridal Bliss.  Each one of these women brings something special to the table and never cease to amaze me with their talent, creativity, and commitment to our clients.  It truly is a spectacular team.

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This year’s big event was held at The Oregon Golf Club, a Bridal Bliss favorite.  We had the opportunity to help coordinate and execute a Vintage Carnival themed party with Heather Matheny, an Oregon Bride veteran.  From Rum & Coke’s in vintage bottles, to carnival games, to an amazing dessert display, to aerial dancers, to fab and festive decor, it really turned out great….despite the weather deciding not to cooperate.

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Accepting our award from Alisa Welch, editor of Oregon Bride

 Thanks again for all the love and support—we appreciate each and every one of you more than I could ever express.  A big congrats to all the fellow finalists and winners!

Photos by Mosca Photo, Rentals by Peter Corvallis Productions, Music by John Ross & Event Team Entertainment, Desserts by Artisan Cake Company, Invitations by The Card Bar, Venue & Catering by Oregon Golf  Club

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I am so excited about our new office space that I can hardly stand it!  The new floors and chandeliers went in over the weekend, the walls are painted, and we are pulling together all of our furniture and decor.  Our office is in the same building as Anna’s Bridal, and their girls are  filling up the space as well– it couldn’t be more gorgeous!  We can’t wait to have you in, but until then…please note our new address.

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Sarah & Matt worked with us to plan their Leftbank Annex wedding while they were living in New York and in the middle of school, hectic work schedules, a move and all around craziness.  It is refreshing to work with clients that have an idea of what they want, but are open to ideas from the wedding professionals they have hired. We loved the soft, clean palette and the juxtaposition of the exposed brick and raw space. From the GORGEOUS wedding gown, to bringing in Portland’s hottest ice cream cart to renting gorgeous furniture to create lounge spaces, this wedding (which was featured on Style Me Pretty!) was one to remember.

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There were so many personal aspects to this wedding, my favorite being the huppa Talit designed by all the guests. bridalblissselects-051

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Once the ceremony was over guests headed downstairs for a the Cocktail Hour, while a large team of wedding professionals “flipped” the space upstairs.  Let me tell you…as beautiful as they are, those tables are not light!bridalblissselects-088

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I love watching the Hora…and these dads did not disappoint!  The looks on their faces are priceless!bridalblissselects-101

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Photos by Lauren B Photography, Rentals by The Party Place & Classic Vintage Rentals, Draping by West Coast Drape, Flowers by Geranium Lake, Catering by Devil’s Food, Late Night Treats by Salt & Straw, Cake by Dream Cakes, Band: Wayne Foster Entertainment, Makeup by Event Cosmetics, Paper Products by Press Engaged

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We love planning destination weddings! This last season, Elizabeth had the opportunity to work with Krystal & Joey on their wedding at the Four Seasons on the Big Island in Hawaii.  How gorgeous is this image??

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Carol & John were the first two Nike execs to ever tie the knot, and Katy and I were thrilled to be a part of it.  With just two months to plan, we incorporated their love of wine with the decor and pulled together a pretty fab event.

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What we hadn’t planned was the wettest day Portland would see in 2013.  A day before the wedding, we had to execute our rain plan and move our outdoor ceremony and cocktail reception inside the covered pavilion.  Between the rain, crazy wind (a huge glass door even broke!) and a bevy of umbrellas, it was truly an event to remember.  This sweet couple had such a wonderful story, and were two of the genuinely king people we have had the opportunity to work with.

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Photos by Jessica Hill Photography, Cinematography by Moving Picture Weddings, Flowers by Zest, Paper Products by Crave Design, Rentals by Party Place, Makeup by Event Cosmetics,  Ceremony Music by Duo Con Brio, Reception DJ by NW Premier Mobile DJ’s, Photo Booth by Paparazzi Tonight

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We coordinated a bevy of weddings at private residences this past season, and they were each fabulous in their own way.  Natalia worked with Melisa & Justin on their summer wedding at home, which was definitely a stunner.  So many thoughtful details and unexpected elements.  My favorite are the chair ties–so beautiful and uniquely done!FritzPhoto-Phillips-001-11

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Photos by Fritz Photo, Catering by Two Chicks & A Rooster, Floral by Sophisticated Floral, Rentals by The Party Place and Barclays, Hair/Makeup by The Prettiest You, Dessert by Hope’s Bake Shop,

 
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There were so many details to love from Maria & Brian’s golf club wedding.  Click here if you missed the photos…otherwise enjoy their feature film courtesy of Moving Picture Weddings!

 

 
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