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Portland Warehouse Wedding

Jacobsen Salt Warehouse Wedding: Katie + Ben

Happy Monday, you guys! We couldn’t think of a better way to start the week than with Katie + Ben’s Portland warehouse wedding, at Jacobsen Salt Co., shot by the ever-amazing Phil Chester. The design for their day came to life when they filled the industrial space with handmade details dreamt up by the two of them and their fellow […]

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Modern Portland Wedding

Vintage Modern Portland Wedding at Union Pine: Janette + Jeff

Today’s cute bride + groom, Janette + Jeff, prove to us that sometimes small + simple can have the biggest impact of all. Originally planning to elope, they altered their plans just enough to ensure that some very special people could be a part of their day. Since the overall idea was still streamlined + simplified, compared to […]

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Capitol Reef National Park Elopement

Capitol Reef National Park Elopement: Jane + Kellen

Guys, get ready to majorly fall for Jane + Kellen and their stunning, intimate wedding at Sunset Point in Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park. From the beginning, these two knew they wanted a very small wedding (they only had eight guests!) which helped them stay focused on each other, both during the planning and on the big day. By arranging everything themselves, every […]

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Silverlake Wedding

Handmade Film-Inspired Los Angeles Wedding: Kira + Tyler

Kira + Tyler both moved to Los Angeles to work in the film industry, so their mutual love of movies and old Hollywood was a big inspiration for their stylish Silver Lake wedding at The Holding Co. They thought of some pret-ty fun ways to infuse their personalities into the setting and chose not to hire a wedding […]

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Brooklyn Wedding

Modern Chic Brooklyn Wedding: Amanda + Sean

For Amanda + Sean, who tied the knot at 26 Bridge in Brooklyn, New York, a relaxed celebration with their nearest + dearest, embracing the beauty of their city surroundings, was exactly what they had in mind. They went with a classic palette of mostly black + white, but added a sense of romance to the industrial space […]

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Oregon Elopement

Vintage-Bohemian Oregon Elopement: Christina + Geoff

One of our favorite things about elopements is the ability to spontaneously choose a location that feels just right. We won’t steal the limelight from Christina, who shares more below about how she + Geoff ened up in Oregon for their vows + how they settled on their amazing ceremony spot – a moss covered stone […]

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Bethany Cory engagement

Scenic Two-Part Engagement Session: Bethany + Cory

While the story of how Bethany + Cory met (on Instagram!) is kind of blowing our minds right now, we have a feeling that meeting the love of your life through social media will only become more and more popular as time goes by. These two deservingly have a huge following on Instagram – check them out @bethanymarie and @withhearts (and […]

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Aztec Mountain Wedding

Canadian Rocky Mountains Camp Wedding: Sarah + Leigh – Part 2

Welcome back! You did catch Part 1 of Sarah + Leigh’s wedding in the Canadian mountains, right? ‘Cause we’re onto Part 2 – their amaze reception – filled with tons of creative DIY details + some pretty epic post-wedding portraits by Phil Chester! This artful duo made sure to keep the aesthetic true to their style, designing their […]

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Aztec Canada wedding

Canadian Rocky Mountains Camp Wedding: Sarah + Leigh – Part 1

We’re kinda-sorta-super-insanely excited to share that all March long it’s gonna be Wedding Wednesday here at GWS! Pretty much just as evident as it sounds, since we have been getting SO many amazing weddings submitted each week, it seemed like the perfect time to share TWO incredible real weddings each Wednesday this month. We’re starting WW off with a bang, […]

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Intimate Portland Warehouse Wedding: Julie + Nate

Happy Monday, lovelies! We’re excited to start the week off with Julie + Nate’s incredibly lovely warehouse wedding, which took place at Union Pine in Portland! You may remember these cuties from their engagement session at home that we featured just a few months back. It was one of our favorite e-sessions, and we love their wedding […]

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