Where you can find my recent work, inspiration and all things elopement.

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No matter what is trending, floral design in the wedding and elopement industry continues to blossom with creativity, especially with floral arches and ceremony backdrops! In this blog post you will learn from one of the PNW’s most sought after floral educators and florists, Alicia Schwede.  Alicia started Bella Fiori back in 2003 specializing in wedding […]

Floral Arches 101


black man and asian women under greenery arch in wedding clothing


Elopements!! Let’s talk about it! There are 10 misconceptions I have heard and thought lets just address them head on! Did I miss one? Be sure to let me know what I should add to this list! 1. Elopements are secretive or have shameful undertones The landscape of elopement ceremonies has drastically changed over the […]

Elopement | 10 Misconceptions


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Agustin and I got to travel to Ecuador and introduce his family to Juliana!! We are so thankful we could take the precautions and see his family safely and it truly was such a refreshing way to end 2020. Juliana LOVED meeting her uncles and her little cousin Felipine! A HUGE highlight was getting such quality […]

Ecuador: Our Second Home


beautiful green landscape in Ecuador in the mountains


I had the privilege of meeting Sean + Kenny at a photo session we did at City Park in Denver this winter. My friend Madeline Otto met them while she was photographing their friend’s wedding the year prior and had planned on doing a photo shoot with them when she was visiting Colorado. But due to […]

Celebrating NOW with Sean + Kenny

People and Portraits

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Kady and Bobby’s Vashon Island Elopement was truly beautiful in every way. The sun came out just as they started their ceremony so the water sparkled behind them and it was truly magical! Here are a few photos of their intimate elopement. Kady gave me full creative freedom for their Vashon Island elopement! I love […]

Vashon Island Elopement


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Keeping it in the Family Jason + Kelly are one of the most sincere, friendly, and goofy couples and I’m so excited that the time has finally come to capture their love story! This was one of my favorite fall engagement sessions to date! Kelly is the 3rd Knez sister to be a KLP Bride and Kelly + […]

Fall Engagement Session