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Salla & Zach’s Fall JM Cellars Wedding

If there was ever a wedding that had us glowing, this would be it! Working with Salla and Zach on all of the planning and design of their fall JM Cellars Wedding was a dream! Inspired by the beauty of the season, Salla and Zach chose a warm fall-inspired color palette of evergreen, forest green, sage, burgundy, eggplant and touches of burnt orange, copper, and gold. From the warm glow of candlelight to the overhead bistro lights above the ceremony in the rock garden the soft lighting made for a romantic fall setting. Colorful fall floral by Sublime Stems filled the venue. Not afraid of texture, the floral incorporated nature’s bounty from berries to branches. Follow along one for images of one stunning fall day captured by Rachel Birkhofer Photography  that featured a cameo by their dog Juniper!

With family photos complete Salla and Zach’s guests soon arrived! Acrylic signage made by Salla welcomed guests into the rock garden that crisp fall evening. For their guestbook Salla and Zach set out three JM Cellars wine bottles for guests to sign. For the next three years as husband and wife they would enjoy a bottle of wine and remember their loved ones. “Like wine, love gets better with age.

Despite a few drops of rain that fell pre-ceremony (thankful for clear umbrellas on hand just in case), the ceremony stayed rain free!

Officially husband and wife, the newlyweds entered cocktail hour as Harold Belskus played for guests while they enjoyed a selection of Artisan Cheeses and tray passed appetizers of cremini mushroom & gruyere tartlets and herb & salt-crusted wild salmon skewers.

As JM Cellars famous copper doors opened guests moved inside the library and barrel rooms for dinner on long wooden tables. Tables were adorned with floral table runners filled with lush greens, dahlias, roses and hanging amaranthus.  Amber colored votives were mixed in to give the perfect accent.  The head table floral runner featured additional blooms gathered in the middle of the runners that tapered out to the end of the tables, along with the deep green foliage.  Place settings featured black stoneware chargers, set on top of forest green napkins, were topped with acrylic menus from Paper Fling and highlighted with sprigs of burgundy hanging amaranthus, a favorite bloom of Salla’s. A trio of vintage glassware composed of culver highballs, gold rimmed crystal coupes and gold rimmed crystal glasses for wine. The perfect fall design for this intimate moody fall wedding.

After a plated dinner of local grilled & roasted market vegetables and seared sweet potato polenta triangles with entree choices of cider-roasted chicken breasts, braised Oregon country short ribs or a portobello mushroom steak; Salla and Zach cut their wedding cake. A hand-painted cappuccino cake with bourbon salted caramel buttercream was a highlight for Salla and Zach. Thanks for a surprise gift from Salla’s co-worker the cake was accented with the most gorgeous sugar flowers by Honey Crumb Cake Studio.

Dancing, cake and a trip to the Espresso Cart for a signature Dirty Chai kept guests celebrating late into the night! Not to miss the bahn mi sliders that came out at the end of the night!

Stealing a kiss outside Salla and Zach shared a s’more before a final bubble send-off with their friends and family.

Congrats Salla & Zach!

Wedding Planning & Design – Pink Blossom Events
Photography – Rachel Birkhofer Photography 
Venue – JM Cellars 
Floral – Sublime Stems
Catering – Ravishing Radish
Live Music & DJ – Harold Belskus
Wedding Cake – Honey Crumb Cake Studio
Espresso – Espresso Elegance
Hair & Makeup – Salon Maison Bridal Beauty & Style Bar
Bridal Gown – La Belle Elaine’s Bridal
Groom – Suit Supply Bellevue
Favors – Lady Yum 
Officiant – Rev. Ray Van Winkle & Associates
Rentals – Pedersen’s Event Rentals & Vintage Ambiance 
Acrylic Signage – Paper Fling (Menus & Seating Chart) + Salla
Table Numbers – Etsy

Booking BreeAnn as our wedding planner was the first and best decision we made for our wedding. I honestly wasn’t sure if I should book a planner as I have always imagined that I would figure it out a way to do it myself–but I quickly realized I was in over my head. We worked together for over a year planning our wedding and we’ve appreciated tapping into her clear experience planning weddings, deep knowledge of the Seattle wedding industry and creativity. We had several wedding guests mention how smooth and well run everything was (and you always have a few unavoidable bumps behind the scenes). Whether you are on the fence or deciding who your planner should be–I would definitely recommend considering Pink Blossom Events. ~ Salla

Molly & Michael ~ Jardin del Sol Wedding Planner, Snohomish, WA

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Molly and Michael said their vows in the gorgeous gardens of Jardin Del Sol. After working with Molly and Michael for months designing and planning their perfect day we were overjoyed watching their friends and family celebrate last summer under the full summer sun! Tears, laughter and endless dancing filled the day included a bride and brother dance off that had us rooting for more. Photos by Grace Adams Photography.

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BreeAnn, Thank you so much for everything! We were seriously so lucky to have such an amazing wedding planner. Our day wouldn’t have been the same without you, and we are so very grateful for that. You are the best! Love, Michael and Molly

Wedding Planner – Pink Blossom Events
Photographer – Grace Adams Photography
Venue – Jardin del Sol Garden
Hair & Makeup – OffWhite Beauty Boutique
Florist – Flowers by Tiffany
DJ – Bugsie Productions
Videographer – Lauren Roberts
Paper Goods – Paper Fling
Rentals – CORT Party Rental
Additional Restroom – Luxury Restroom Trailers by Privy Chambers
Caterer – PNW Catering

See more Jardin del Sol Weddings planned by Pink Blossom Events!

Michelle & Pat, Rosario Resort & Spa Wedding, Orcas Island

The San Juan Islands hold a special place in our heart as we grew up camping on the Islands during the summer months and each time we head up to the Islands for a wedding we are already giddy with joy! Last summer Pat and Michelle were married at Rosario Resort & Spa on Orcas Island and we couldn’t have been more grateful for all the natural beauty around including the views from the ceremony overlooking Cascade Bay and the surrounding islands. Our favorite part of the wedding had to have been during toasts as Pat’s Best Man and Michelle’s Parents had as rolling with laughter and shedding a few tears. Photos by Liz Lui Photography.

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“Hi BreeAnn,  I love working with you and happen to know that Rosario loves working with you as well.” ~ Cindy,  owner of Nest

Vendors
Wedding Planner – Pink Blossom Events
Photographer – Liz Lui Photography
Venue & Catering – Rosario Resort & Spa
Florist – Nest
Musicians – Tre Voci
DJ – Bruce Pavitt
Draping & Lanterns – Prop Gallery Events 
Paper Goods – Paper Fling
Video – First Person Pictures
Hair – Hair and Makeup by Laurel 
Makeup – Patti Wilmot

See more recent Weddings planned by Pink Blossom Events

Celebration of Life ~ Bravern Signature Residences, Bellevue

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As an event planner the greatest accomplishment is creating an event that truly speaks to your client and leaves a long lasting memory for both the guests and the host. When I received a call from Kathy she had recently lost her husband and was not sure she wanted a Celebration of Life but knew that this was something she needed to do for their family, friends and colleagues as they were asking for closure. With less than two months of lead time, a lot for a Celebration of Life, and knowing he was a sharp dresser, a seeker of fine shoes and nice ties and enjoyed a good scotch I set forth planning a Celebration of Life that would allow eighty five loved ones a chance to celebrate his life and enjoy a night of only the finest as that is what Steve would have wanted!

As the night came to an end one could not have found a better way to pay tribute. From the shoe shine station to ensure guests left with a better pair of shoes to bars featuring his private collection of single scotch malt whiskey served by an man in a kilt to a menu showcasing his favorite foods and not to mentioned a display of his prized shoes asking; Cinderfella if the shoe fits, wear it home. Not a detail was missed.

As the planner of this celebration I took pride in knowing that I had done my absolute best to honor a man that I had never met in person. When I first met with my client, there were no plans beyond a venue, a date and a desired caterer and she trusted me to become the guidance and vision she needed to pull off this event. Through planning with his wife and speaking with his treasured friends and family I couldn’t help but feel that I knew him in every sense and showcased a life that most only dream of fulfilling.

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…I simply have no words!  …I will gush in a much more professional manner when I’ve had some sleep.  It was truly the nicest, loveliest, beautiful, and meaningful party I have ever been to.  The feedback from attendees and vendors was so positive.  You have done a superb job and Ravan represented you and your company to the highest degree.  ~ Kathy

Event Planner & Designer – Pink Blossom Events 
Photographer – Katie Parra Photography 
Venue – The Bravern Signature Residences
Caterer – Amato Catering
Bartender – Shake Bartenders
Floral – Aria Style
Linens – BBJ Linen
Rentals – Pedersen’s Event Rentals & Glassybaby
Dessert – The SweetSide
Paper Goods – Paper Fling
Audio & Visual – Blue Danube Productions
Shoe Shine – Old Style Shoe Shine & Events Co.
Video Messages – Lorbaniah Cameography LLC
Favors – Wine: DeLILLE CELLARS & Macarons: Lady Yum

Jack & Jill Party

Are you hosting a joint Bachelor and Bachelorette Party and needing some inspiration? This past October Pink Blossom Events helped plan a joint Bachelor and Bachelorette Party (aka: Jack & Jill Party) at Redhook Brewery complete with pretzels, pints and corn hole in the beer garden followed by black jack, a Redhook Beer Tour and foosball and dessert in the Tour Gallery! Photos by Laura Marchbanks Photography. RedhookJoinBachelorBacheloretteParty1 RedhookJoinBachelorBacheloretteParty2 RedhookJoinBachelorBacheloretteParty3 RedhookJoinBachelorBacheloretteParty4 RedhookJoinBachelorBacheloretteParty6 RedhookJoinBachelorBacheloretteParty5

Event Planner – Pink Blossom Events
Photographer – Laura Marchbanks Photography
Casino Games – West Coast Entertainment
Invite & Paper Goods – Paper Fling
Mustache & Lip Cookies – The Cookie Fairy
Floral – En Fleur Event Design