Kellie and Patrick's wedding group was one of those groups that just oozes love and family vibes. I met with her the day before her wedding to pin down her look and when wedding day came, we were ready to go. Kellie is naturally really relaxed and easy going and her getting ready time went [...]
What happens when a super star wedding photographer decides to tie the knot in Costa Rica during a pandemic? Absolute magic. Jadie and Chris decided to tie the knot in Portrero in a private Villa, surrounded by their very closest friends. This was one of my first weddings since the beginning of Covid and it [...]
Elisa and Kainan traveled halfway around the globe to elope at Andaz in the beautiful Papagayo Peninsula. Elisa was a very elegant woman and she and Kainan were incredibly affectionate and playful together, even while she was getting her hair and make-up done by me and her hair done by Victoria Alfaro. I loved how [...]
Most of my wedding clients don't know that my full time job is as a jewelry designer. I have a line named Urban Eclectic Jewelry and have a boutique in Tamarindo. I've tried for years to somehow tie the two businesses together - you'd think it would be an easy transition considering I'm already immersed in [...]
This is totally off the topic of beauty, but we recently did a wedding and the cake was just so gorgeous that I had to take some pics and post them here. It was a spectacular double layer cake with white frosting and what I thought were real orchids. But come to find out, they [...]
I'm a huge Etsy addict --- probably in need of a 12 step program! It constantly amazes me how many truly creative artists there are out there. If you haven't browsed wedding items on Etsy, you must! There are so many unique handmade items and it's a great way to support independent artists. I stumbled across [...]
My full time, everyday job is as a jewelry designer. I have a boutique here in Tamarindo named De Bajo La Escalera where I sell my handmade jewelry, accessories and customized t-shirts. I've been trying to connect the dots between the wedding biz and the jewelry biz and develop a line of wedding accessories. That [...]
I love this artistic photo of me doing Anna's make-up. Taken by Brit & A Blonde Photographers.
Cute "after" photo with the wedding party in the background. I also like that all the groomsmen are wearing sneakers with their suits :)Photo courtesy of WeddingBee.com
Simple, inexpensive and lovely lace wrapped flower stems. A bride recently used a wrap similar to this and slipped her grandmother's locket inside - the "something old".
Insanely beautiful, backless crocheted wedding gown. I came across this photo uploaded by a user on Pinterest and tried (unsuccessfully) to find out where it originated from and who the maker was. It is nothing short of spectacular! I'm in love.