J&C | Guemes Island Resort Wedding | July | San Juans Wedding Planner

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Oh my goodness. This wedding. Well, more specifically, this couple. I just took a quick walk down memory lane as I went through all of the emails that J and I sent each other during our 5-month planning adventure and it’s making me feel all warm and fuzzy in my heart. J&C booked me from afar (California) and our very first phone call felt like catching up with an old friend. Shortly after we made our collab official, J started her emails to me with “hey, babe” and I would respond with “hi, love”. All of our interactions were so casual and split between talking about life outside of wedding planning + me being my Type A self while J calmly stayed true to her Type B counterpart. We balanced each other out well and planned one heck of a beautiful, logistics-heavy, lowkey wedding.

Color Scheme: navy blue, neutrals, pops of orange
Favorite Décor Elements: driftwood ceremony arch with gorgeous blooms, neutral-colored glassybabys on the guest tables (that doubled as guest favors), pebbles + shells hand-gathered from the Guemes Island beach.
Favorite Moment: J’s spontaneous decision to jump in as the official cake cutter. Guests lined up and got to spend a few minutes talking to her while she cut them their choice of Deru cake. It was perfect.

PS, do not think I’ve forgotten about C! I didn’t get to meet him until they were finally in Washington for their wedding weekend, but he greeted me for the first time with the warmest smile + hug and I remember immediately thinking “Yep. These two were made for each other.”

Cheers, J&C. I wish we could go back and do it all over again.

|| Beautiful captures via Ben Blood Photography ||

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Venue: Guemes Island Resort
Wedding Coordinator: Krisanna || Krisanna Elizabeth Events
Photographer: Ben || Ben Blood Photography
Floral Designer: Kelli || Country Bouquets Floral Design
Caterer: Paellaworks
Cakes: Deru Market
Officiant: Dan Lamberton (friend of J&C)
Bridal Shop: Lovely – NYC
Bridal Dress Designer: Rue de Seine
Invitations: Kate Dickinson (friend of J&C)
Rentals: Seattle Farm Tables & Pacific Party Canopies


 

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My biggest passion in life is helping other people and I whole-heartedly believe that the little things make the biggest impact. Animals + chocolate are my favorite forms of therapy. My favorite part of a wedding is the first dance and I cannot resist the Cupid Shuffle.

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A&K | October 2014 | Guemes Island Resort | Guemes Island Wedding Planner

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On the night I first met Anna, Seattle’s traffic was at its finest and I was a half hour late. By the time I got to our meeting location, I was on the verge of a panic attack and figured there was no way this lovely person was going to hire me. Fast-forward to the end of our chat, when A calmly said “I don’t see why we wouldn’t hire you!”, which 10000% made my day and the rest is history!

This wedding was a TRUE labor of love for everyone involved and definitely my biggest challenge yet. Long story short, a couple months before the wedding, we were notified that the vehicle ferry that normally runs to and from tiny Guemes Island (aka the only way of getting to and from the island) was going to be out of commission the weekend of their wedding, leaving only the small passenger ferry that could not carry any type of vehicle. With 3 rental companies, a full-service caterer, a live band, and the rest of the vendor team coming over for A&K’s wedding, it could have been a complete and utter nightmare. Lucky for us, we were working with an INCREDIBLE all-star team of wedding professionals, who did everything within their power to make the process as stress-free as possible and the day of the wedding came together without a hitch (special thanks to Captain Dan, who let us use his barge to get everything there and back!).

I couldn’t be happier for this sweet couple and am so honored that I got to play a part in such a genuine, joyful celebration.

// Thank you to >> Charlie of Folk & Lore << for the beautiful images! //

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Venue: Guemes Island Resort
Coordinator: Krisanna // Koordination by Krisanna
Photographer: Charlie // Folk & Lore
Floral Design: DIY (flowers from Dahlia Barn)
Caterer: Deb Nolan Catering
Dessert: Deb Nolan Catering
Band: Pickled Okra
Reception tent/Draping/Lighting/Silverware: Pacific Party Canopies
Tables/Benches/Plateware/Glassware: Seattle Farm Tables
Vintage Rentals/Details: Vintage Ambiance
Officiant: Curtis Haley (A’s brother)
Bridal Shop: Cicada Bridal

I’d love to collaborate with you in your wedding planning adventures – let’s connect!

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