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Ok, so you all know how I feel about Kaella Lynn Events right? It suffices to say that Kaella is a wonderful person, and she also happens to be a crazy talented full service designer and planner. So when she comes to me with an idea, I’m on board! This editorial was inspired by spring colors and Old St. Hillary’s Church on Tiburon. Check out the full feature on Style Me Pretty to read more about Kaella’s design!

Design + Styling: Kaella Lynn Events // Location: Old St. Hillary’s Church + Landmark Art & Garden Center // Floral Design: Tango & Foxtrot // HMUA: Salt Spell Beauty // Gown: Limor Rosen // Bridal Shop: Kinsley James // Linens: La Tavola // Jewelry: Margaret Elizabeth // Paper: Aerialist Press // Rentals: Encore Events Rentals // Water Glasses: Glass Baby // Suit: Tom Ford // Film Processing: Richard Photo Lab

This spring I had the privilege of photographing Laura and Brian’s wedding at Madrona Manor in Healdsburg. I met Laura at our pottery class almost two years ago and I just love Laura and Brian’s humor and overall attitude. These guys were a blast on their wedding day. They didn’t want to deal with not seeing each other the morning of their wedding, formal dances, or a full wedding party. Laura chose to not carry a bouquet and opted for a floral comb instead and Brian chose to skip a boutonnière altogether (though he did insist on wearing a tux!). When friends or clients ask my opinion about whether they should adhere to a specific tradition, I usually say don’t worry about it unless it truly matters to you. Gone are the days of doing something at your wedding because you’re supposed to do it. Be a gracious host, but after all…it’s YOUR party! Head on over Style Me Pretty to read more about their wedding and see their feature. Shout out to all the awesome vendors who helped make this unconventional wedding so fabulous!

Venue + Catering: Madrona Manor // Floral Design: Mack Floral Design// Makeup: Audrey Crandell // Hair: Rachel Carpenter – The Style Studio // Wedding Gown: Theia // Bridesmaid Dress: Needle + Thread // Invitation: Kathryn Selbert Illustration // Cakes: Mad Batter Cakery // Macarons: Whipped Desserts // Bride’s Shoes: Shoes Of Prey // Groom’s Attire: Calvin Klein // Rings: Brilliant Earth // Officiant: A Beautiful Ceremony // Film Processing: Richard Photo Lab

Back in March, I was fortunate enough to be a teacher at The Film Photographer’s Workshop hosted by my friend Sarah. I was also given the opportunity to design and style one of the editorial shoots for our attendees. I have a BFA and am trained in design as well as photography, but at the end of the day, my strength is as a photographer. So as excited as I was to take on this challenge, I was also nervous AF. I had a very clear vision in my head of how I wanted my concept executed, and Amy Nicole Floral and Edè By Jacqueline (and the many other talented vendors who participated) really helped bring this to fruition. I remember starting to cry as we put the finishing touches on the table and feeling overwhelmed to see this story come to life. I was also very tired and sick so perhaps I was crying because I wanted to take a nap, haha. After we finished the table, Amy said something to the effect of “Could you imagine if you pitched the color palette of mustard, rust, and brown to a client? They would be like ewwww. But if you showed them this they would think it was beautiful.” So I guess the moral of the story is to always keep an open mind and step out of your comfort zone as often as possible. Head on over to Wedding Sparrow to read more about my inspiration and design!

 

Seriously…this crew rocked it – thank you <3 <3

Photography + Design + Styling: Lynette Boyle | Film Lab: Richard Photo Lab | Workshop: The Film Photographer’s Workshop founded by Sarah Collier | Floral Designer: Amy Nicole Floral | Coordination: Ede by Jacqueline | Dress Designer: Gossamer | Rentals: Farm Tables and More | Accessories: The Fox and the Stone | Venue: Temecula Creek Inn | Hair & Makeup Artist: The Posh Parlour | Makeup Artist: Ramona Woman | Tabletop Rentals: The Ark | Paper Suite: Clayton Austin | Linens: La Tavola | Candles: Creative Candles | Model: Hailey C. of Willow Model Management