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So far Vanessa has created 308 blog entries.

Old World Elegant Wedding with Rachel Leintz Photography

Vanessa | August 29, 2018

Long-lasting love is built on a strong foundation, and, like fine wine, gets better with time. For Roxanne and Gus, their love was built over the course of 10 years. After being introduced by Gus’s mutual friend, who happened to be Roxanne’s boss, the pair began a love affair like [...]

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Wedding Trend: Floral Table Runners

Vanessa | August 28, 2018

Florals: Alexis Grace Florals | Photography: Amanda Rockafellow Photography | Planner: Rackel Gehlsen Weddings & Events Long tables are back, and along with them come new and improved table decorations. Brides nowadays are focusing much more on the table arrangements, and are including things like personalized place card [...]

Luxe Wedding Venue: Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens

Vanessa | August 23, 2018

Photo: Tara Leinen Photography Arizona isn’t exactly known for its lush greenery or tropical feel, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t secret spots that transport you to a whole new world. Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens does exactly that, which makes it the perfect spot for any bride and [...]

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Destination Desert Wedding in Arizona

Vanessa | August 22, 2018

We are simply loving this couple’s destination desert wedding captured by Peyton Rainey Photography and planned by Desert Whim. Don’t be stubborn when it comes to love: That’s Kaily’s advice. Kaily and her husband Corey met after college, having grown up in small towns close to each other. Although they felt [...]

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Mogollon Rim Elopement with Lovely Bride

Vanessa | August 21, 2018

Adventurous spirits do find each other, and when they do, sparks fly. That’s what Carmichael Studios captured in this daring Mogollon Rim elopement shoot. Not only do the bride and groom literally take each other’s lives into their hands while looking out over the cliffs at the Mogollon Rim, but [...]

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Bridal Trend: Brunch Wedding Gowns

Vanessa | August 17, 2018

Gown: Brooklyn by Anna Campbell from Avancy Bridal Your wedding day is supposed to be all fun and games, but sometimes planning a full ceremony and dinner reception can be exhausting (and not to mention pricey). If you’re over the hustle and bustle of an afternoon ceremony/reception, you [...]

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Intimate Sedona Wedding with Jane in the Woods

Vanessa | August 15, 2018

Although they look a bit different in Arizona thanks to our all-year heat, winter weddings can be some of the most warm and gorgeous events. For Emma and Ian, the chilly Sedona weather of their December wedding not only made them want to get all sorts of warm and cozy, [...]

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A Spanish Romance Styled Shoot with MaeWood Photography

Vanessa | August 14, 2018

If you’re looking to be transported to a magical foreign land on your wedding day, the Tlaquepaque Village can do just that and more. This colorful Spanish Romance styled shoot by MaeWood Photography brings the passion and vibrancy of a destination wedding to Sedona. The location at Tlaquepaque Arts and [...]

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South Mountain Phoenix Engagement Session with StepOnMe Photography

Vanessa | August 13, 2018

Growing together can be one of the most important aspects of a relationship, and for a couple that has been together since high school, it can be so exciting to see each other grow. Brittany and Paul met when Paul was a senior and Brittany was a junior in high [...]

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Luxe Wedding Venue: The Boulders Resort and Spa

Vanessa | August 9, 2018

If you’re a fan of celebrating on-the-rocks style, The Boulders Resort and Spa is the place for you. Located near Carefree, just north of the Valley, you can see the namesake of the resort as you roll up to the front doors — this stunning hotel is nestled up into [...]

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