We love our Contributors to the moon and back! They bring endless talent and smiles to set which makes all the difference in creating a magical photo shoot. If you’re inspired by our “Love You to the Moon and Back” photo shoot, take a peek at these wedding and event experts below to help make your big day beautiful and memorable.
Our Contributors are featured below, but be on the lookout for extra photos, a behind the scenes video, and an interview with our real bride model in the coming months. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Pinterest so you never miss a post!
PHOTOGRAPHER // HAILEY AYSON PHOTOGRAPHY
Hailey Ayson // haileyayson.com
Hailey photographed her first wedding in 2012 and has been at it ever since. She appreciates golden sunsets, intimate moments and emotional toasts. Her time between weddings is spent raising three wild little ones with her husband in Folsom.
DESIGN, STYLING & COORDINATOR // EPIC THYME EVENTS
Christi Nasser // epicthyme.com
Founder and lead event planner, Christi Nasser, is a natural organizer and party-thrower who keeps her approach relaxed and has a creative niche in design, styling and decorating. Christi and her team are down-to-earth professionals who have more than a decade of event experience!
FLORAL DESIGNER // STRELITZIA FLOWER COMPANY
Robin Bianchi, Midori Kawagoe, Ella Miller and Samantha Widlund // weddingsbystrelitiza.com
From full-service setup to DIY wholesale orders and no minimums, family-owned Strelitzia Flower Company takes joy in working with clients to make a memorable event. From modern and lush garden to classic and everything in between, Strelitzia is ready to satisfy any floral needs.
WHOLESALE FLOWERS // FIFTYFLOWERS.COM
Liza Roeser // fiftyflowers.com
While working and living in South America, Liza saw the possibilities of exporting cut flowers and helped bridge the gap between the farms and the floral customer by founding FiftyFlowers.com in 2003.
SPECIALTY DESSERTS // RISING SIMPLICITY
Jeanette McKee // risingsimplcity.com
Jeanette loves creating custom-decorated sugar cookies for all occasions and her signature dark chocolate sea salted caramels. She offers dessert buffets, favors, bulk orders and also teaches meal planning workshops.
STYLED CUISINE // DIANE WILKINSON CATERING
Diane Wilkinson // dianewilkinsoncatering.com
Diane is a food lover and expert and has been catering events for more than 14 years. When not in the kitchen, you can find her in her organic garden planting and picking for your event.
CAKE DESIGNER // FRANK VILT’S CAKES
Frank Vilt // frankviltscakes.com
Frank recently took a leap of faith and opened his own bakery—and he’s been busy ever since. With more than 20 years of experience, Frank prides himself on running a business that focuses on fresh ingredients, unique designs and service with a smile. From custom wedding cakes and cupcakes to cannoli and brownies, Frank Vilt’s Cakes is ready to satisfy every sweet tooth!
HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTIST // ALL DOLLED UP BEAUTY + BRIDAL
Melissa Oretta // alldolleduphairandmakeup.com
Owner and lead artist, Melissa, has a passion for making brides feel like their most beautiful version of themselves. She has been in the cosmetic industry for more than 15 years and thrives on the personal connection she creates with her clients.
SELECT RENTALS // FOREVER VINTAGE RENTALS
Rhonda Piper & Cara Nelson // forevervintagerentals.com
Owners and best friends, Cara and Rhonda, unknowingly accumulated 30 years worth of amazing vintage finds and finally decided to rent them out. They are passionate about their treasures and can’t wait to share them with their clients.
SELECT RENTALS // STEVENZ COMPANY
Stevens and Jan Price // stevenzcompany.com
Stevens and Jan started Stevenz Company in the mid ’80s producing pine furniture and folk art and now rent and sell reclaimed redwood harvest tables and benches, and Jan also creates floral for weddings and events. Their tables make their clients’ events unforgettable!
SELECT RENTALS // CELEBRATIONS! PARTY RENTALS AND TENTS
Brad Isbell // celebrationspartyrentals.com
Brad has been in the event and wedding industry for 10 years—all proudly served at Celebrations! He was first hired to establish a sales department and to properly brand the business. After achieving success in that role, Brad now focuses his passion on marketing and growing Celebrations! to new markets all over Northern California and Nevada. Celebrations! is proud to be the primary choice for tenting and high-end event rentals for weddings and special events at any location and of every size and scope.
MOBILE BAR // BELLE AVENTURE MOBILE BAR CO.
Alyson & Jean Pace // belleaventureevents.com
Husband-and-wife team Jean and Alyson launched their Rocklin-based mobile bar business in 2018. The name—which translates to “beautiful adventure ” in French—pays homage to Jean’s heritage while also symbolizing the beginning of new adventures in life.
PAPERIE DESIGNER, PRODUCTION AND PRINTING // FULL CIRCLE PRESS
Liz Thiem, Designer // full-circle-press.com
Full Circle Press out of Nevada City is a dedicated team of four producing a variety of materials including event invitations, postcards, menus, announcements, letterhead systems and more.
CUSTOM SIGNAGE // SWOONABLE
Aimee Carroll // swoonable.net
Aimee’s love child, Swoonable, allows her to create custom décor for all types of events including weddings, birthdays and special celebrations. When she’s not ogling over weddings, you can find her chasing her two kiddos and their Maltipoo.
VENUE // Helwig Winery | helwigwinery.com
PHOTOGRAPHER // Hailey Ayson Photography | haileyayson.com
VIDEOGRAPHER // Baker Animation | youtube.com/bakeranimation1
DESIGN, STYLING AND COORDINATOR // Epic Thyme Events | epicthyme.com
STYLING AND FLORAL DESIGNER // Strelitzia Flower Company | weddingsbystrelitzia.com
WHOLESALE FLOWERS // FiftyFlowers.com | fiftyflowers.com
CAKE DESIGNER // Frank Vilt’s Cakes | frankviltscakes.com
SPECIALTY DESSERTS AND CUSTOM COOKIES // Rising Simplicity | risingsimplicity.com
STYLED CUISINE CATERER // Diane Wilkinson Catering | dianewilkinsoncatering.com
MOBILE BAR AND CURATED COCKTAILS // Belle Aventure Mobile Bar Co. | belleaventureevents.com
HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTIST // All Dolled Up Beauty + Bridal | alldolleduphairandmakeup.com
SHOES // DSW | dsw.com
JEWELRY // Macy’s | Moka Davis, My Stylist@Macy’s Roseville Galleria | macys.com/mystylist
Style Avenue Studios | styleavenuestudios.com
SWEETHEART AND GUEST TABLES // Stevenz Company | stevenzcompany.com
CHARGERS, PLATES AND FLATWARE // Celebrations! Party Rentals & Tents | celebrationspartyrentals.com
GLASSWARE, FURNITURE AND DECOR // Forever Vintage Rentals | forevervintagerentals.com
LINENS // Creative Coverings | creativecoverings.com
PAPERIE DESIGNER, PRODUCTION AND PRINTING
Liz Thiem, Designer | Full Circle Press | full-circle-press.com
CUSTOM SIGNAGE // Swoonable| swoonable.net
Special thanks to our real bride model, Savannah, and all of the professionals who contributed to this feature!
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