M&M | Golden Gardens Wedding | July | Seattle Wedding Planner

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I’ve literally had this draft saved for weeks. Photos chosen and placed, vendors listed, the best memories relived. But this part? Sheesh, it is difficult to write a short blurb about two incredible people who I have so much love for.

Megan and I have known each other since high school — we were those best friends who had an enviable amount of inside jokes and spent the majority of our time writing notes to each other and laughing ’til we cried. Fast forward a few years, and I’m convincing M that she does, indeed, need a wedding planner and that I should somehow be lucky enough to have that honor. And what an absolute honor it was… M&M are intelligent beyond their years and consistently reminded me what a real relationship looks like. I got to watch them work as a team throughout our professional relationship as we planned their wedding together, and have gotten to see them work as a team through the most difficult of life’s realities as they perfect their marriage. It truly brings me so much joy knowing that one of my dearest friends found her match… I would go back and do their beach celebration 1,000 times if I could.

Color Scheme: ice blue, white, silver
Favorite Décor Elements: pops of vintage furniture/elements against the bathhouse brick walls, the 10-pane window seating chart, platters upon platters of cake pops.
Favorite Moments: the look on Megan’s face when she walked into the bathhouse for the reception reveal, the incorporation of live music via the ceremony violinist + the cocktail hour band, and the overall love + joy that emanated between M&M — whether they were in each other’s arms or all the way across the room. Oh and Tux. On a. Beach.

To one of the most #goals couples out there — I cannot wait to see everything you do together, M&M!

|| Stunning photos via Alexandra Celia Photography ||

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Venue: Golden Gardens Bathhouse
Wedding Coordinator: Krisanna | Krisanna Elizabeth Events
Photographer: Alexandra | Alexandra Celia Photography
Floral Designer: Vivian | The Flower Lady
Caterer: Susan Magan Catering
Cake + Cake Pops: Dianne’s Delights
Band: friends of M&M
Ceremony Violinist: Brooksley Bishop
Custom Signage Lettering: Krisanna Elizabeth Design
MC: Jen Harrison
Hair Styling + Makeup Artistry: Salon Maison
Officiant: Anay Shah
Bridal Boutique: The Dress Theory
Groom’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Bella Bridesmaids
Rentals: Pedersen’s Event Rentals
Vintage Signs/Glass Frames: Vintage Ambiance
Set-up/Tear-down Crew: Ladybugs Events
Transportation: Seattle Limo Company


 

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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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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


 

Let’s Connect!

I am a wedding planner + calligrapher, based in Seattle, serving internationally.
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.

www.krisannaelizabeth.com
krisannaelizabeth@gmail.com
Follow us on Instagram || krisannaelizabeth
Like us on Facebook