In October, I participated in a styled wedding photo shoot organized by the talented wedding planner Kirsten of Four Winds Weddings and her husband Jonathan of Costa Vida Photography. The shoot took place at a breath-taking location named El Chante (Costa Rican slang for "the house") nestled up in the hills overlooking the Tamarindo bay and estuary. This time of year the [...]
It was such a pleasure getting to know Sharon during the planning of her wedding. Ironically, she was was following me on Instagram under my jewelry boutique and hit me up one day and said "Hey, I think you're doing my wedding make-up!" Small world! I then got to meet her and Ernest late last year [...]
Taelor and Daniel had a beautiful elopement shoot in Playa Flamingo in June. While we were doing her make-up, the clouds rolled in and the thunder rattled the windows (happens often in the rainy season!) and I secretly hoped that the weather would cooperate for their photo shoot. When I saw the photos, I realized [...]
The best wedding day prep sessions are those spent in an ocean view hotel room, with a bride who is beautifully charming and surrounded by a group of her closest friends. They sip champagne, dance around the room, laugh, joke and celebrate the day! That's exactly the day we spent with Ashley. Ashley was kind [...]
It's never to late to find love!! I had such a beautiful time with Elaine getting her ready for her elopement with John. They had been friends for many, many years and were married to other people at the time. Years after those marriages ended, they connected and their next chapter began. Video and Photography: [...]
After having worked with Katja in her capacity as an event coordinator for Four Winds Weddings, it was a pleasure to have her ask me to do the make-up for her and William's nuptials. You'd never know it by looking at the photos, but as we were finishing up, the biggest, darkest, loudest thundering clouds I've seen [...]
Noelle, a stunning natural beauty, opted for soft make-up that enhanced "her" make-up. Another bride who let me know the make-up didn't budge even after hopping in the pool! No racoon eyes - yay!! Wedding Planner: FourNineTeen Weddings Hair: Victoria Alfaro This wedding was featured on the Brides Without Borders and La Bride website.