Tamera Mowry & Adam Housely Get Married Magazine Shoot Details
And we’re back with more fun detail shots of the darling couple just a few weeks before their ‘I do’s’ at our Get Married Magazine Shoot at The Chamberlain in West Hollywood. With a combination of mid-century modern decor, glamorous fabrics and finishes, and bright and bold Noritake china and tableware, we created an eclectic surrounding to showcase what this darling couple would look like as Hollywood newlyweds entertaining in their new home. It was so sweet just how in love they were and interact in their ‘newlywed home’ setting.
The modern silver chandelier and chic periwinkle and gold chairs made for a bold combination when mixed with this patterned graphic rug and white mid-century style table by Form Decor.
For this modern table design we started with a mirrored cube as a center riser to place a modern inky black vase filled with lush open soft yellow peonies and yellow tulips, courtesy of Isari Flower Studio. We brought in different shades of yellow including dark and light amber and a gorgeous hand-blown glass vase by artist Jess Wainer.
We selected bold yellow and black geometric shapes of Nortiake china and for glassware we brought in crystal blues and inky black glassware for bold contrasts.
Hand-painted Thai silk fabric I found in New York was used for napkins and wrapped with bold gold chains for a modern napkin treatment with a wired on place card for each guest.
Event Design & Styling by Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations
Menus & place cards by Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations
Flowers by Isari Flower Studio
Table and Rug rentals by Form Decor
Table settings by Noritake
Photography by Alexa Miller of Bright Bird Photography
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Tamera Mowry Get Married Magazine Shoot
We are so excited to finally share with you the Get Married Magazine shoot we designed for Tamera Mowry and her brand new husband, Adam Housely. They were so sweet, ridiculously cute and in love! When Get Married asked me to be a part of the shoot I was so honored, and of course very excited, to work the start of one of my favorite TV shows in the 90′s Sister, Sister. I wanted to design a look that was modern and edgy but still very young, fresh and vibrant to represent this style young couple.
Here is the article that came out in the latest edition of Get Married Magazine out on stands now, make sure to go and get your own copy Brides-t0-be! More detail and design shots to come.
Get a behind the scenes look at my inspiration for this shoot with this Get Married Magazine video clip.Read More »
With chic modern vases as these flowers become an afterthought
Far too often than not, the flowers for an event or for your home become the star while the vase or vessel they’re displayed in takes a back seat to the peonies their displaying. To me that’s like putting on a gorgeous gown with a pair of ho-hum shoes and accessories. Yes, the gown speaks for itself but loses it appeal as the eyes wander down to the little numbers their planted in. Vases can, and should be, appreciated as the pieces of art and examples of extraordinary design that they are. Albeit not every event will be able to afford such statement pieces for their entire tablescape designs, but why not make a statement in an entry piece or other special location sure to get noticed. From ceramic to wood to wire to hand painted masterpieces, these chic beauty’s definitely stand on their own, even sans fleur!Read More »
Cheese and Wine Filled Modern Rustic Wedding Inspiration
We recently collaborated on designing a modern rustic wedding inspiration shoot with Enchanted Dream Weddings and Isari Flower Studio and the results were delicious, literally! When Naomi of Enchanted Dream Weddings told me about wanting to bring cheese into the concept I immediately thought of Venissimo Cheese, one of my favorite cheese shops located in Del Mar. My passion for cheese runs deep and long and I couldn’t wait to see what kind of aromatic delights Venissimo could bring to the table, literally! From super aged goat cheese goudas to soft goats milk medallions, the smells of tart cheese mingled with honey and flowers in the air for truly an aromatic delight.
With a combination of rustic woods, simple white china and some raw silverware we layered elements of modern rustic charm together along with textures and smells to tempt the senses. Tam of Isari concocted crisp clean white and black anemones along with plush delphiniums and fresh herbs that were featured in over-sized terracotta pots.
To bring even more of a rustic modern edge and tie in the blacks of the anemones I hand dip dyed flax colored napkins in black die to be featured under fresh goat cheese medallions topped with honeycomb and fresh pomegranate seeds.
Modern fonts and bistro style typography was used to create these modern rustic wedding invitations that featured inky black envelope liners, thick textured cotton paper and a dip-dyed edge. To emphasize the culinary bistro aspect I created a dip-dyed belly band out of cheese cloth itself.
For a unique presentation of a place setting I created place cards that fit inside mini-glass domes featured at each plate.
Guest’s seating cards featured square cut outs and were hung on branches of herbs in mini terracotta pots. The bridal bouquet was designed with fragrant white lilacs, nerine lilies intermingled with scabiosa pods, and fun viburnum clusters. The stems were tied with jute twine, to complement the groom’s elegant scabiosa pod boutonniere.
Invitation, Stationery & Custom Dyed Linens by Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations
Venue, Floral Design & Model Styling by Isari Flower Studio
Photography by Christine Chang
Cheese by Vennissimo
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