Stacy and Jon are the type of endearing couple that make me absolutely love my job. They are clearly crazy about each other, were super excited about getting married and greeted the entire process with beaming smiles! Witnessing their ceremony & celebration was a joy, and I promise that you'll love taking a minute to view their slideshow of images shot by incredibly sweet and talented photographer: Maria Vicencio. Some of my favorite elements of the day included the beach glass in the bride's bouquet and groom's boutonniere, the fun ties purchased for the groomsmen from Etsy, centerpieces of large orange spheres of carnations, a tator tot & loaded potato skin bar (a nod to the Bride's favorites!), a spontaneous gospel-style jam session delivered by the band after the blessing, and the professional bartenders and bar service provided by long-time employer and friend, Mothers. Check it out!
Fun updates to the line-up for our Bridal Happy Hour next Thursday the 19th:
~ Elan Artists is graciously providing a Latin/Jazz trio for the evening
~ Jewels will be featuring a very neighborly discount on gorgeous Gumuchian wedding bands
My husband and I hosted out-of-town friends last weekend who had never been to Baltimore. He took Dustin to the county for a 90 mile bike ride, and I took Rachel to the city for shopping and an afternoon glass of Vinho Verde at V-No Wine Bar. While in Fells Point we popped into Robert McClintock's gallery. I'm a huge fan, and think those visiting Charm City should definitely take a peek at his unique perspective on life around town.
Wedding paper idea ~ 1: use 5x7 prints of your favorite locales in place of traditional table numbers. They have oodles to choose from, neatly organized by neighborhood.
Wedding paper idea ~ 2: it's never too early to start planning your first anniversary gift... and paper it is. Surely if they don't have your reception location, they may have your rehearsal dinner spot, a favorite date spot, or perhaps even your engagement spot!
I mean, who wouldn't want such a cool representation of their celebration? We have Red Star in our kitchen....
I am thrilled to announce the first in a monthly series of Bridal Happy Hours: Meet the Vendor Nights! On August 19th from 5-8pm Kate Beck Events will be hosting Stephanie Bradshaw of Bradshaw Styling Stephanie is one of Baltimore's great stylists, as she "dresses people, parties & places", and has given me a tremendous amount of help dressing-up my new studio!
Please stop by to visit with Stephanie and learn fun new ways to add style to your celebration. Or simply enjoy a bite and a cocktail, view bridal & bridesmaid styles from Garnish Boutique and shop beautiful jewelry trends from Stella & Dot. We look forward to seeing you!
Kate Beck Events
Bridal Happy Hour
August 19, 5-8pm
I am so excited that I will soon have my very own fabric flower bouquet for my new studio space, from local talent Katie Kutil of Petal and Print. I must admit that I gained a particular fondness for her fabric flowers after she so generously gifted my baby girl an embellished dress at my baby shower last year...
But what a great way to add a unique look to your wedding day! Below are a few of my favorite images from her website:
photo credits to: Emily Fuselier and Katie Kutil