Captain’s Daughter – an Inspiration

GWS-featured-on“Take me to the ocean; Let me sail the open sea.
To breathe the warm & salty air, and dream of things to be.” Erica Billups

A ship captain’s daughter, planning her wedding along side her childhood friend… choosing elements that highlight her favorite memories of the ship at sea. Tables draped with silk chiffon to blow in the breeze; coral plates with mother-of-pearl and fine crystal and sterling for the place settings; romantic floral hinting at the colors of an ocean sunset; and of course, guests would find their seats by reading the hand written calligraphy on the sails of a model tall ship!

The ELISSA is the last one left of her kind in the world… it’s hard to explain the feeling of stepping onboard – there must be magic in her sails… And there is certainly romance in her air!

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Photography and Design: Koby & Terilyn Brown – Archetype
Floral: Maria Maxit
Invitation Suite/Calligraphy: Nib and Pixel
Bakery: Cakes by Jula
Ribbon: Silk and Willow
Makeup and hair: Jenni Reed  & Christen Hobbs
Place settings, Linens & Table/Chairs: Vintage, from photographers’ personal collection
Gowns: BHLDN (the Vivienne in Cloud Gray) and Sarah Janks (the Delilah gown with an ivory overlay and antique slip)
Accessories/Jewelry/cake stand: BHLDN

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