• Inspiration,  Photoshoots

    Bridal Color Inspiration: Romantic Mountain Styled Shoot

    Mountains, snow, whiskey, and fire. Add 11 local vendors and you have the perfect styled shoot. We are obsessed with this collaboration and even more obsessed with how beautifully Brittany Miller Photography and Palamora Events were able to capture simple, cozy love.

    Allure Bridal:
    A-line tulle gown, lace bodice, with beaded belt.

    For this shoot we took a traditional a-line tulle gown and toned it down with a neutral, cozy sweater. Of course, it wouldn’t be New Mexican without a Squash Blossom necklace. (sweater and necklace available at Turquoise Teepee)

    We love the color pallet that was chosen for this set up. Slate, peach, fern, reds, and metallics! It couldn’t of come together any better.

    When it comes to a wedding, it is okay to think outside the box and use several colors. The pink accent chairs are bold, yet subtle enough to allow the mixture of other colors and textures. Red was the perfect pop of color seen throughout. All brought together beautifully with sheer, slate drapery. You can rent these pieces through Knox Auctions.

    Can we talk about floral! As always, Calhoun Flower Farms did it again! A mixture of garden roses, blush stock, carnations, kale (yes, kale) eucalyptus, creosote and statice adorned this shoot. Floral is where you can really get creative with color. Opposed to fabric, flowers are light and add the perfect texture to any setting. 

    How cute is Susanna? Your local New Mexican flower farmer!

    This cute little basket included a bath bomb by Of the Oak and soap from New Mexico Soap. If you know good soap, you’ll love New Mexico Soap.

    Of the Oak makes all the goodness for your body. From lip balms, to deodorant, beard oil, bath soaks, to all the things apothecary.

    How good do these chocolate covered biscochos look?! Kudos to Amber Alvillar, 5th generation and owner of “Mi Abuelita’s Biscochos.” (You can get your hands on these here)

    Other small deets included these super cute greeting cards from Priq Candle Co. All hand-painted, all local. If you love these, you’ll also love her vegan candles! You can purchase here.

    Whiskey courtesy of Dry Point Distillers.

    We love how metals were used to add the perfect touch to this setup. Mixing metals is always okay as long as they’re combined with softer textures to balance them out. Velvet, wool, and mohair are just a few examples of textures that let metallics contrast and stand out on their own.

    You can’t even tell the snow is there from all the cozy feels this gives you.

    Beanie was custom made by Rae Handmade.

    Makeup was done beautifully by Emily Lynn

    Hair was elegantly styled by Brittany Evans.

    What a good looking bunch!

    When great people come together, they make magic. Again, thank you or letting us be a part of this wonderful collaboration. We look forward to many more!

    Vendor info:

    Photographer: Brittany Miller Photography

    Videographer: Palamora Events

    Florist: Calhoun Flower Farms

    MUA: Makeup By Emily Lynn

    Hair Stylist: Brittany Evans

    Biscochos: Mi Abuelita’s Biscochos

    Clothing/Accessories: Turquoise Teepee

    Rentals/Styling: Knox Auctions

    Greeting Cards: Priq Candle Co.

    Soap: New Mexico Soap

    Whiskey: Dry Point Distillers

    Knitted Hat: Rae Handmade

    Wedding Dress: Allure Bridals

  • Photoshoots

    New Mexico Elopement Styled Shoot

    In honor of Cinco de Mayo approaching tomorrow, we wanted to share this gorgeous styled photo shoot that embraces the Mexican culture we love so much in Las Cruces. Often times we overlook the beauty of elopements. This styled shoot reminded us that sometimes less is more. We love the unique southwest decor that was incorporated in this styled shoot. Not to mention the adorable donkey featured! Dive into these colorful photos that highlight fun prints and floral in a simplistic way.

    We love these pops of color throughout these images. Perfect color scheme for summer! If you’re looking for more color inspiration, check out one of our previous blog posts that gives some insight on color schemes for your wedding season.

    Dogs are common in wedding shoots, but how cool is this donkey?! We are obsessed with how cute he is!

     

    Cookies are a great option for desserts if you want to create a clean, detailed look.

     

    Model is wearing one of our favorite Michael Kors styles, available for rental and purchase.

    Flower crowns are the new veils. What do you think about this new trend? Comment your thoughts below!

     

    We love the unique elements that was incorporated with decor such as the black fabric included in the arc. Most people would assume to use light colors, but black was the perfect match! By using tulle, there is transparency within the fabric, allowing it to create a light feel.

     

    VENDOR DETAILS:
    Tuxedo: Renee’s Bridal Boutique
    Dress: Hello Molly
    Photography: Jazmine Rubio Photography
    Decor: Three Sisters El Paso
    Floral: Kern Place Florist
    Makeup: Ashley Apodaca
    Jewelry: Cheeky Boutique
    Calligraphy: Letters and Such
    Cake: Chantilly Cakes
    Cookies: Cara’s Creations