Posts tagged wedding planner
Should I Invite My Wedding Planner or Wedding Vendor To My Bridal Shower? // An Inside Look For Brides // Bixby + Pine

That title is a little forward, don't ya think? But truthfully, we are invited to almost every. single. one. And you can bet we count our blessings.

You see, this little business of ours is about so much more than about designing a rad wedding. It's really about the people. And we don't say that lightly. We say that because our clients are our friends, and there's really no two ways about it.

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What Should I Wear To A Winter Wedding? // Winter Wedding Looks // Bixby + Pine

Okay guys, we are noticing some trends that we think will be sticking around for a while. And you’re in luck because they are perfect pieces for you to wear to a winter wedding! We won’t keep you waiting, let’s dive right in!!
 

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Top 15 Photos from Lexi + Scott's Suncadia Wedding // Sarah Anne Photography // Bixby + Pine

It's no secret that Lexi + Scott's Suncadia wedding was a 2017 favorite, and guess. what. It's going to be published in Seattle Bride Magazine in just a couple months (insert all the happy dances and excited shrieks here). But, we haven't blogged it yet (because of the aforementioned). So today, their photographer Sarah of Sarah Anne Photography is guest blogging, and when we got her blog post in, we started blushing because man oh man, you'll just have to read it for yourself! Hint: She LOVES us, which is good because the feeling is mutual!

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Amanda + Heeva // Styled Shoot // Bixby + Pine

Imagine our excitement when Wedding Paper Divas contacted us and asked us to design and style a shoot that had no boundaries (hello, a designers dream!). We played with textures on the table with a food centerpiece, had plenty of wine, and some curated details to tie it all together. The invitation is most certainly one of our favorite parts. We love that the bride is wearing a print as well!

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BLAZE WITH TONIE CHRISTINE // PNW WEDDING DESIGNERS // BIXBY + PINE

Hey friendlies,

A few months ago, I sat in Tonie's kitchen, talking about life, dreaming big, and working on squashing our fears. Tonie told me she had a dream to put on a workshop of some kind, but she knew she wanted it to focus on the back-end of a photography business--the marketing, the client experience, the website, the contracts. While there are so many incredible photography workshops nowadays, Tonie knew she wanted to set hers apart by focusing on her area of expertise: marketing and business management. 

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STYLED BOUDOIR EVENT // PNW WEDDING DESIGNERS // BIXBY + PINE

Oh friends. Have we been working on something AMAZING! You may have seen it on our Snapchat (bixbyandpine) or on our Instagram story (@bixbyandpine), but kids, we had a FREAKING blast shooting our styled boudoir event promo photos. 

We really collaborated with the best of the best a couple weekends ago, and the results are IN-SANE. Alicia from Rogue Styling absolutely SLAYED and made our beautiful models look like they were modeling for Victoria's Secret (and we are even kidding). Then, Samantha McFarlen hit it out of the park with photo and video...and here is a sneak peek of the results!

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FINDING YOUR PERFECT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER // PNW WEDDING DESIGNERS // BIXBY + PINE AND TONIE CHRISTINE PHOTOGRAPHY

Today we partnered with Tonie Christine Photography to talk about finding your perfect wedding photographer.

We believe that weddings are meant to celebrate two people, pledging their lives together. So the wedding planning, wedding day, and even after the wedding should all be an experience (and a good one at that!)--because afterall, YOLO, or YOMO rather (you're only married once)...fingers crossed! ;)

So this leads us to our topic...how to find a wedding photographer that's perfect for you, in two steps!

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THINGS WE LOVE: MAKE UP AND HAIR // PNW WEDDING DESIGNERS // BIXBY + PINE

It’s no question we love makeup and hair around here. In fact, we may or may not beauty tutorial junkies. So it’s no surprise one of our biggest recommendations to our brides is to hire a professional hair stylist and makeup artist for your big day! This is the one day in your life when you hire somebody to follow you around and take photos of you so why should you be looking like your regular old self!? We're not saying you need to have a ton of makeup and so much hairspray in your hair that it doesn't move, but you should look like your best self on your biggest day. Whether you want a soft and romantic or a glam Kylie Jenner look, there are excellent professionals that can carry out your vision perfectly. While some artists provide a free trial run before your wedding, most charge a fee for a pre-wedding run through (hey, you don’t work for free do you?!). We think this is never something to skip on to save money. Try setting up a practice run before a fancy date night or your engagement photos to get the most bang for you buck! We have started a Pinterest board to show you some of our favorite hair and makeup looks.

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GRAPHIC TANK PRE-SALE // PNW WEDDING DESIGNERS // BIXBY + PINE

You guys! 

We just dropped our new album! Okay, okay, just kidding (that was another dream of ours!).

But we did just launch pre-sales for our BRAND NEW FIRST EVER BIXBY + PINE TANK! This is to kick off the launch of our shop, which will come in August.

Pre-sales will begin today and go until July 1st. And we are so freaking excited for our friends to get these and share their love of graphic tanks, cupcakes, champagne, and Taylor Swift.

In honor of Taylor Swift's song "22", we are giving twenty-two-oo-oo (get it?!) percent off your order! Use the code // shopbp // to get your discount!

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BRIDAL SESSION: RILEY // PNW WEDDING DESIGNERS // BIXBY + PINE AND LORA GRADY PHOTOGRAPHY

Y'all. We. Freaking. LOVE. bridal sessions.

The South has got it right friends. SOOOO many brides head to a beautiful location a day or so before their wedding and just get to know their photographer and feel beautiful. It doesn't get much better than that? Like, think about it...beautiful details, your gown, hair and make up, your ring, ahhhhhhhhhhhh, thinking about it makes us swoon.

To encourage our brides (and others) to get bridal sessions done, we put together this portrait session with Lora Grady Photography, at the BEAUTIFUL old missile shelter in Manchester State Park. So, take a look at what we put together!

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THE WEBSITE // #thegirlsofbp

We hope you enjoyed looking through the homepage scroll of photos--we've worked with some MAJORLY talented photographers and other vendors, and we are so grateful for the relationships we've built.

Today, we move on to what would be called the 'About' section of most websites. The full video is on this page, as well as little snippets of information about each of us. Click the photo below and we'll take you straight to the page you need to be at!

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The NEW Bixby + Pine // logo + sneak peek film

Friends. GOOD GOD. The day is here. Today is the day! Finally they're opening up the gaaaaaaaaaaaaate. Oh, wait...wrong day, but boy,  it sure feels like it's coronation day! (Where are all our Frozen fans at?!)

Anyways, LET'S FREAKING GET TO IT! We want to first show off our STUNNING new logo by the talented + ultra-kind chick, Jenny of Graceline Art. She and Molly, the studio assistant were nothing but pure kindness to work with. We started in one direction, and then had a mini // brand // identity crisis, and they just uplifted us and praised us for following our hearts. Really, these two are a class-act, and we are just BEAMING with joy and excitement to show off this gorgeous new logo, which we feel embodies Bixby + Pine. So, ta-da!!!!!!!!!

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Midnight Thoughts by #thegirlsofbp

Hey guys!

It's midnight, no joke. And we're like you...thinking of a million things as we try to sleep.

So, instead of doing nothing, we've worked on many-a-tasks, watched many-a-youtube make up tutorials, and read many-a-facebook status updates.

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Holy $#!+...Where have we been?

Friends. Crap.

We made this goal of blogging twice, sometimes thrice (a word, yes?) a week...So, 19 (yeah, you read that right: NINETEEN) days later, we're sitting down to tend to our blog, which has been neglected like your laundry that's piling up (please tell me I'm not alone here?)

So, this post is going to be a catch-up post, to let you know what's been keeping us so busy (read: too busy) to write blog posts.

We are SMACKDAB in the middle of our rebrand. Think new logo, new color palette (eeeeek), new photos, new website, new look book, new bride binder (YAY!), new everything. It's been a trying journey, with lots of turns, but we are finally just about done, and we CANNOT freaking wait to show you the new ish we have!

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