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Small Yard Flowers
Arielle is a micro-farmer and has her own garden in St. John’s, where she grows many of the flowers that she uses at weddings. I’m a huge fan of her commitment to sustainable and organic gardening.
Novella Theory Floral Design
Christina does stellar installations. Let her get creative!
Miki was the very first florist with whom I ever worked, and I’ll always have a special place in my heart for her top-notch work.
Food and Drink
The Barreled Bee
Lee makes barrel-aged honey, which is relevant to weddings because it’s a favor that guests will actually enjoy.
Elmerology Mixology Mobile Bartending
Elmer’s a pro. (Note: You’d hire a bartender if your caterer or venue wasn’t handling the bar themselves.)
This is a food truck. It is delicious.
Lovely Night Catering and Events
I rarely recommend caterers but I was really blown away by Lovely Night. The cheese board!
Hair and Makeup
Gioia cut her teeth doing hair and makeup at a luxury vacation resort. She knows what she’s doing.
Jess the Ripper (DJ)
Kyle Stevens, Verse Chorus Verse (DJ)
Kyle’s a super sweet guy who will make sure that you get exactly what you need on your wedding day.
Rabbi Brian Zachary Maye of Religion Outside the Box
Rabbi Brian works with couples of all beliefs. He put on one of the best ceremonies that I’ve ever seen (tears, laughter, the works).
Five percent of all of Marissa’s bookings go toward a nonprofit. You get to pick which off of a provided list!
Aaron Marineau Photography
Aaron’s background is in photojournalism and it shows. He’s great at capturing candid moments and working with a crowd.
Studio XIII Photography
Jaime is an LGBTQ photographer who does stunning work.
Brandon is a true professional! He’s got years of experience and it shows.
This duo relocated to Portland from Puerto Rico and have years of experience shooting a wide range of events.
Sarah Jones Mellor
You will totally be friends with Sarah after your wedding.
SnapZone Photo Booth
Sooo many props!
White Tower Photo Booth
FYI: White Tower is connected with a DJ (Chad Dowling, scroll up).
Sarah M. Einowski
Not just for Kanye.
Lori Mason Design
Yes, wedding quilts exist!
Power of Love Rentals
They’ve got great yard games!
You make your partner’s wedding band!