Opening the groom’s gift from the bride.
Kaleb saying a prayer with his groomsmen
Ceremony in the courtyard
Noor was a really unique and beautiful location for a wedding. I loved the bar.
On September 2nd, my friends Coleen and Matt made it official and got married in Lodi, California at Wine and Roses. I met Coleen through my friend Kim almost 13 years ago, and since then we have remained great friends. Coleen and I aren’t the friends that talk everyday, but when we do get together, we always have a great time. She was the friend that would ride the elephant with me in Thailand when no one else wanted to, or think it was a good idea to ride down the river on a raft…..and we would laugh the whole time doing it. When Coleen called me to let me know that her and Matt were tying the knot, I was so happy for her. They’ve known each other since high school and even after losing touch after school they reconnected after college and ultimately made a family together and are now husband and wife.
The wedding at Wine and Roses was perfect for them, it was beautiful and intimate, and we were so happy to be a part of their day. Congratulations Coleen & Matt…may your lives be forever full of love and happiness!
Check out the pictures from the day and to see more here is the slideshow.
And here are the photos from the main photographer Tippy, www.tippytphotography.com
Their daughter Elise….isn’t she adorable!
Their son, Mateo was the ring bearer and Elise was the flower girl.
And here is Aidan, enjoying music.
You know almost a year has past if you see the Freeman’s family portraits posted onto my blog I have had the greatest pleasure in helping Lisa capture her family memories for the past 4 years. Not only is Lisa a client now, but she is truly one of my greatest friends.
The first photoshoot was Lisa and Nick’s engagement/first family pictures with Addison. I remember when Addison was just about Jackson’s age at the time. Now look at how big she is already! And Jackson was a just a newborn when we took his first pictures, and now he’s such a little man. We had a great time at the beach, and we have pictures to show for it. Check them out! Click here for more pictures in the slideshow.
Cute brother and sister moments.
Mommy’s little boy.
Daddy’s Little Girl.
It’s Daddy’s little monkeys!
I love the funny face that Jackson is making in this picture.
Getting dolled up.
Hot Red Shoes
Ceremony at the beautiful Japanese Gardens
Husband & Wife!
Loving all the details, especially the birds and cherry blossoms.
Saturday, April 14th, we celebrated Jackson’s First Birthday. Lisa and I have been planning this little soiree for quite sometime and finally it was all put together. You’ve probably seen Lisa’s picture quite a few times on the blog, just because I’ve designed everything for her wedding, her birth announcements and now her son’s first birthday party. It’s been quite an honor being a part of this wonderful family’s life. And the best part is that I’ve gained a new friend in Lisa, who loves parties as much as I do
So on with the details from the party….
First off, the invitations. We did a bi-folded 5×7 wide folded invitation, that had pictures of Jackson from throughout the year. I think it’s always fun to incorporate the pictures from the year, just because babies change so much from the day they are born till they turn one.
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Dessert Table. We designed the pennant banner & signs and labels to match the invite, for the various delicious dessert Lisa had. Colette’s Events, designed the cake, chocolate elmo pops & cake pops….it was soooo cute, and delish!!
Lisa ordered a bunch of cute favors from etsy, including the sesame street frames, Elmo & Cookie monster pails, and the Zoe ponytail headbands. She also got the cute “Jackson” street sign there too.
Both Elmo & Cookie Monster came to the party to join in the fun.
Aww, look at that cute little smile.
Jackson really likes birthday cake mmmmm yum, yum, yum!!
Here is Jackson with his dad Nick, who, one is very handy, he made the second “Jackson Street” sign & two, makes the yummiest hamburger sliders!
And here is big sister Addy hanging out with Elmo
Here is Jackson with his mama, Lisa!
And here is my son, Aidan, who was one of the guests, dancing to the music
Meet Holden Hess, he was born on October 5, 2011. His mama, Doris, is a good friend of mine. I even took her engagement pictures, click here.
Holden is now about 4 months old now, but I took these pictures when he was about 1 month old when I got to meet the little guy in person. I know, it took me long enough to post these. But he is such a cutie pie, I just had to share!
He’s probably thinking…”mama, what am I doing in this box?”
I just love cute little baby feet!
It was a beautiful and sunny California day on Saturday, January 7th, the perfect wedding day for Abbe and Bryan. They make the cutest and sweetest couple and I enjoyed capturing their day as it unfolded. They made photographing them so easy, because you can truly see how much they love each other in every picture, so not much effort is needed on our part. Check out the pictures from the day and remember to view the slideshow here!
The wedding was at the Bayview Marriott in Newport Beach.
Getting Ready. Make up and hair done by Quinn Nguyen
Here Bryan is waiting for Abbe to come out….he’s so bad…kept wanting to peak. I told him he must be that guy that tries to figure out what’s inside the presents during Christmas
See what I mean by cutest and sweetest couple….doesn’t this picture just make your heart all warm and fuzzy?
Bride is looking gorgeous!!
Some nice flaring going on.
The cute little flower headbands were made by The Icing On Top.
Dancing the night away.
A change in outfit and a little bit more pictures in the lobby.
Congratulations Abbe and Bryan…hope you had a wonderful honeymoon and wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness together!!
Thank you to my best friend & second shooter Kim for joining me that day.
Wedding I photographed with Lin & Jirsa Photography.
Johnny & the groomsman takes shots of Johnny Walker Blue Label….very appropriate.
Angela and Johnny documented the day with polaroids as well, and it was displayed at the reception…..such a cute idea and display. Coordinated by Details Details.
Flowers were gorgeous, they were done by JNS Floral Design
I loved the Kate Spade Shutters Bikes the hotel had for guests.
I love first dance pictures, they are always so sweet.
More details from the wedding.