D&C | Maplehurst Farm Wedding | August | Bellingham Wedding Planner

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It’s hard to write a blog post when there really are no words.

From our very first meeting, I was minorly (okay, majorly) obsessed with D&C. One of the main philosophies / taglines behind the KE wedding planning experience is “there’s nothing quite like connecting + collaborating with two people who are head over heels in love“, and these two are the EPITOME of that. Not only did they love + respect each other on a head-over-heels level, I also witnessed them show love + respect to every. single. person. in their lives. Including me, even when I was a complete stranger… which was short-lived because within minutes, it felt as if I had two new best friends.

To add to our immediate connection, it only made sense that before we even met, they had chosen to get married at one of my favorite wedding venues. Every single time I work at Maplehurst Farm, it is magical – some of my most cherished planning memories take place at this beautiful spot. Their celebration was very much added to that magical list, with their ceremony covered in beautiful blooms, dancing under the trees, the most romantic details, and joy. So much joy.

I’ll let the photos tell the rest of the story, but as I write this, I am reminded of how grateful I am to have a job where I get to work with people like D&C – who invite me into one of the most exciting periods of their lives and trust me to be there for them, professionally + as a confidante and friend.

All my love, Mr. & Mrs. House !!

Color Scheme: blush, ivory, white, gold
Favorite Décor Elements: the gorgeous dessert spread, larger than life bridal bouquet + giant ceremony arch with fresh blooms.
Favorite Moment: sending D down the aisle + first dances under the trees.

Beautiful photos via Andie Avery Photography

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Venue: Maplehurst Farm
Wedding Planner: Krisanna | Krisanna Elizabeth Events
Photographer: Andie | Andie Avery Photography
Floral Designer (bouquets, ceremony florals): Kay | Seven Sister Designs
Floral Designer (centerpieces): Megan | Flourish Designs
Caterer: Market Street Catering (Jessica)
Cake: Jenny Cookies Bake Shop
Doughnuts: Frost Donuts
Cookies: Cookies by Jody
DJ/MC: Sounds Unlimited
Rentals: Bellingham Wedding & Event Rentals
+ Skagit Valley Wedding Rentals (draping)
+ Sweet Buffet Lady
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth | Beauty by Elizabeth Marie
Hair Stylist: Anna | Salon Bellissima
Officiant: Tashawna
Invitations + Paper Goods: Wedding Paper Divas
Chalkboard Signage: Kaylee | Champagne & Chalk
Bridal Boutique: Bridal Exclusives
Bridal Dress Designer: Watters Wtoo
Groom’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse


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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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E&B | Maplehurst Farm Wedding | September | Bellingham Wedding Planner

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It is rare (read: basically impossible) for me to find people who rival my love for dessert. That was the first sign that my wedding planning adventures with Emily & Brian were going to be something else entirely. Then there was the laughter. And the level of real that E&B bring to the table – real love, real intentions, real grace, real fun. And, of course, the way that B looks at E. Got me every time.

E&B’s Maplehurst Farm wedding was classy and full of the industry’s best, but also so low-key and fun. The only hitch? The absolutely insane wind. This was not your every day “oh hey, its kinda windy” occasion… this was a “oh hey, there goes a water goblet” kinda deal. It may look nice and calm in those tablescape images (so perfectly captured by Michèle Waite), but let me tell ya: it came down to me having to make the call at the very last second to keep those dinner tables under that beautiful tree-lined lane because I knew that E had been dreaming of that setup for months and months. And yes, every single person on E&B’s vendor team thought I was insane (direct quote from Jessica, owner of Ciao Thyme: “you’re crazy”). But, in a crazy turn of events, the dark skies held the rain and wind for the entirety of the ceremony and the wind completely died down during dinner. #blessed

One of the best things about working with E&B was their undying trust in me and their team. In addition to trusting me with the coordination of their wedding day, they also trusted me to do their place cards + dessert labels when I was just getting started in the calligraphy field. These little details ended up being one of my favorite projects ever – specifically the hand-painted moutains that mimic the ones on their guestbook. Speaking of details: the amount of culinary detail that Ciao Thyme brought to the table (literally) was unreal (see below), Kelly of Country Bouquets Floral added the perfect floral details to every inch of the day, and can we just take a moment to appreciate the magic that is Michèle’s ability to capture all of the most important moments?

K, I’m ready – let’s do it again. Wind and all.
So much love to E&B and to a vendor team that trusted my crazy weather decisions!

All imagery © Michèle Waite

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Venue: Maplehurst Farm
Coordinator: Krisanna || Krisanna Elizabeth Events
Photographer: Michele || Michèle M. Waite Photography
Floral Designer: Kelli || Country Bouquets Floral
Caterer: Ciao Thyme
Cakes: Pure Bliss Desserts
Pies: Bellewood Acres + The Flying Pig
DJ/MC: friend of E&B
Officiant: Matt Gooch
Hair Styling: Salon Bellissima
Makeup Artist: Ashley || Love Beauty
Bridal Shop: Belltown Bride
Bridal Gown Designer: Amy Kuschel
Invitation Suite: Spruce
Place Cards + Dessert Labels: Krisanna Elizabeth Design
Mismatched Plates + Antique Furniture: Maplehurst Farm
Water Goblets + Champagne Flutes: Bellingham Wedding & Event Rentals

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

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