18 Aug

Crafty Seattle wedding: Hollin + Eric

categories DIY Wedding, Real Weddings

Hollin sent her wedding over last week and we’ve been dying to post it for you all to ogle (had to collect some details, you know). She and her sister Keiko (who we discovered has a great blog and etsy shop!) have apparently been reading our little blog from the beginning (awwww, thanks girls!) and it allegedly (partially) inspired the two of them to make Hollin’s wedding the most crafty cute celebration Seattle has ever seen. Warms the very cockles of our collective heart to hear that we in some way encouraged such beautiful love celebration! Though, we’re thinking that someone who could put together a wedding like this didn’t need much in the way of blog inspiration.


Hollin and Eric did so much themselves, it’s almost too much to bear. But we’re going to list all the projects anyway because it makes you appreciate their efforts so much more.


Both the groomsmen and bridesmaids attire were put together for $75. Dude! Way to go you guys. The groomsmen outfits came from Urban Outfitters and the ribbon boutonnieres were made by both Hollin and Eric.

Hollin and her mom made the bridesmaids dresses themselves. Plus Hollin made them each a hairpiece from vintage millinery supplies.


Hollin’s dress came from Portland designer Holly Stalder, her tights are from LoveColour-LoveTights, her shoes from Nordstrom and her veil she made herself using vintage materials.




Their super cute invites were done by Anna Hurley. They’re so perfect aren’t they?


For favors Hollin’s sister, Keiko, gocco’d bags of coffee and tea to go with their morning theme. They also made ribbon dowels to decorate the ceremony walkway and Hollin’s dad and the groomsmen made the chuppah, using thrifted lace curtains and tablecloths to drape over the top of the frame.



And they had Super8 video!!

Our Wedding from Eric Whedbee on Vimeo.

Congratulations Hollin and Eric!!! Thanks so much for sending your photos and video. They’re beautiful.

Photography: Ben Blood (Amazing work, Ben!) / Venue: Treehouse Point, Issaquah, WA / Catering: Treehouse Point. They had a toast bar! (nice idea, Eric) / Cake (at breakfast): Jen’s Desserts / Invites: Anna Hurley / Super8: Paul Hoppe / Music: Garage Voice / Dress: Holly Stalder

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  1. Awww what a cute and beautiful wedding! I love everything about it! So many nice and inspiring details, wow!

  2. What a lovely wedding. The video is wonderful. From the homemade bridesmaid’s dresses, ribbon boutonnieres, adorable invitations, and favors this wedding looked simply perfect!

  3. Wow, this gal thought of EVERYTHING! So well done, timeless and gorgeous!!!

  4. wow. that’s just about the sweetest wedding I’ve ever seen. Every little detail ties in with the next – and could she be any more gorgeous?!

  5. I think this is about the cutest thing I’ve seen all year!! I am so inspired by this wedding! Just beautiful, and every detail is so heartfelt and original.

  6. Ahhhhh, so cute. Love the video. Meg :)

  7. Oh my gosh I could not love this anymore if I tried! It is TOO beautiful!

  8. Oh, and do you happen to know the location of this gorgeous wedding?

  9. the setting is absolutely stunning. a perfect backdrop for so many thoughtful details…

  10. I love the overall look for this wedding.Very warm and family oriented, keeping in my mind what the day was truly about. Love it!

  11. Awesome! So cool every bit of it… a treehouse for a venue~ brilliant!

  12. Oh my word!!!! I can’t even deal. This wedding is unbelievably unbelievable! Great find gals!

  13. What magic! This is so close to us and I have never heard of this lovely Treehouse Point. I hope to photograph a wedding there someday SOON, it’s so dreamy ( I love the rustic slippery stage). Ben Blood did an amazing job and I would love to see some of the square shots from the hassy that the cute girl had! A girl after my own heart. What a clever, creative and sweet celebration. I love the breakfast theme! Thanks for sharing!

  14. the dresses are amazing! thank you so much for sharing!

  15. Love it a thousand times over

  16. AMAZING dress. I love Holly Stalder’s work. Incredible video too, love the song playing!

  17. This is gorgeous. The groomsmen and bridesmaids are wonderfully turned out and I love that it didn’t cost a fortune. Such an awesome wedding.

  18. I love the boutonnieres! they are unexpected and wonderfully different!

  19. wow! cutest wedding ever!

  20. WOW! Everything about this wedding is exquisite. I love the bridesmaid dresses and the custom invitations. The bride is so beautiful!

  21. This wedding is…PERFECT!
    So fairytale-ish to me! Dreamy, dreamy 😀

  22. loooove the socks!!!!

  23. Well, I never watch videos in blogs, but after all those gorgeous photos I just had to. I want super 8. Want.

  24. This wedding is AWESOME! Especially love the coordinating ties for the groomw

  25. This is gorgeous!

  26. omg its so inspiring……its definitely not a cliche wedding but absolutely adorable and seems like SO MUCH FUN!!!

    i loved the veil

  27. the wedding was in Issaquah, WA at treehouse point.
    It was absolutely beautiful, I wish Hollin had uploaded some detail shots of the tables at the reception, they were incredible.

  28. the lovely bride is a co-worker and she is just as gorgeous in person & such a creative talent!!!

  29. This is a wonderful wedding! Congratulations to you both :)
    I just wanted to know where you found the tie the groom is wearing (white with blue & green leaves), I think it looks great, but couldn’t find it on Urban outfitters’ website.
    Thank you,

    Nicolas (from Paris)

  30. i’ve seen a tree house wedding before somewhere else too… i love that venue! and oh my goodness those groomsmen outfits and ribbon boutonnieres!!! L-O-V-E! {katrina}

  31. The video is wonderful. Does anyone know the song playing in it? Thanks.

  32. I’m trying to find out wich song is this… The only thing I know that it’s a Garage Voice song, but wich? Does anybody know? Thanx…

  33. The song used for the wedding video is “Með Suð Í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust” by Sigur Ros.

  34. The groom’s tie was hand made by the mother of the bride. fabric purchased somewhere in L.A.

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  36. i’ve seen a tree house wedding before somewhere else too… i love that venue! and oh my goodness those groomsmen outfits and ribbon boutonnieres!!! L-O-V-E! {katrina} Thank you for sharing.

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