20 May

We thought we’d wrap up the week with this fun Kate Spade-y craft shoot and Q&A with the gals of Sitting in a Tree and Enjoy Events Co. They gathered to talk all things creative: fabric swatches, bridal magazines, petit desserts, garlands, color palettes, and California-style. Styled by The Collection Event Studio, tis excellent, modern inspiration for any event and it’s great to get to know some of the exceptionally talented people out there who make pretty weddings possible!

Tell us what California wedding style means to you in three words:

Sitting in a Tree Events: Laid-back, stylish, fun

Enjoy Events Co.: Eclectic, fresh, playful

When it comes to your fellow event planners, why be a friend and not a foe?

Sitting in a Tree Events: We benefit from working together and collaborating. There is plenty of business to go around and we love seeing what our friends create for their brides! It keeps us all pushing things to the next level.

Enjoy Events Co.: It’s all about collaborating, building friendships and being genuine. There is enough “love” to go around in this industry, literally. The best part is knowing a bunch of creative folks to bounce ideas off of and learn from each other. No one ever got anywhere from being the mean girl at school.

What’s the first question you ask a bride when she sits down with you to talk style?

Sitting in a Tree Events: What does her home look like? Seriously, we think that where you live and how you decorate your home really gives us an idea of your overall style and who you are as a person.

Enjoy Events Co.: Neat or on the rocks?…sometimes. Led Zeppelin or Jimmy Hendrix?…other times.

What makes a wedding awesome?

Sitting in a Tree Events: A great dance party!

Enjoy Events Co.: Character, lots and lots of smiles, when the guests don’t want to go home, when there is a bangin’ dance-off at the end of the night and when every one’s feet hurt from getting down with the sweet beats and their belly’s are full from the good eats, we are happy.

You have an hour to host Kate Spade in your town. Where, What, Why?

Sitting in a Tree Events: San Francisco: A walk through the farmers market at the Ferry Building. It’s amazing! The sights, the sounds, the to-die-for food. It’s what San Francisco is all about. San Diego: A bike ride through South Park and North Park. It’s the bohemian heart of the city and the opposite of touristy. Yummy food, small boutiques and craft drinks and beer!

Enjoy Events Co.: We’d take Ms. Kate Spade to a few different spots. It may take a little more than an hour, but what-evs. We reside in the East Bay and love our local go-tos. Our first stop would be Pizzaiolo for a tasty cocktail or two. Then we would mix it up a bit and get our groove on at live at the re-vamped Fox Theater. We would end the night at Flora, an epic art deco designed restaurant, by sipping on some artisan cocktails and treating ourselves to a beyond amazing meal. She wouldn’t want to leave.

Here’s a video of the day, shot by Austin, so you can see exactly what they were up to!

Super cute! Thanks for sharing, all you creative ladies.

Photography: Edyta Szyszlo / Video: Austin Hendrix Productions / Featuring The girls from Enjoy Events Co. & Sitting In A Tree Events / Styled by The Collection Event Studio / Hair & Makeup by Audrey & Stella / Shot at The Collection Event Studio

Tabletop Details:
Kate Spade New York “Market Street” China / La Tavola Linen / Kristina Marie Confetti Garlands / Confetti System Pinatas

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Comments

  1. I cannot even begin to say how incredibly inspiring this photo shoot is! I love seeing other wedding creatives becoming super close gal pals & allies vs. seeing each other as competition. I could not agree more that working together is the best way to continue pushing the envelope and best way to ensure UBER amazing creativity. As someone who recently entered the industry, the gals from Enjoy and Sitting in a Tree give me the hope that I too can have a fantastic community of other creatives who are all about creating AMAZINGLY ADORABLE collaborations all over my city! These gals are so inspiring! Their work is outta this WORLD! You ladies rock!

  2. Two of my favorites doing a day of Kate Spade together! FABULOUS!

  3. Very cute, ladies.

  4. What an awesome table!! So playful, colorful, and fun!

  5. love this ladies! every detail is delicious!

  6. you all are just too cute for words. love this! love you! love your show. xo

  7. Cannot tell you how much fun this shoot was. These ladies LOVE their profession and it is so evident from the moment you meet them. On a personal note, we did this on the morning of my wedding anniversary and it set a very happy tone for my day. They make me want to get married again just so they could make it fancy. Oh, and I think you all look pretty dang pretty!

  8. ouch too hot for words! haha! these ladies were a blast to photograph, the collection event studio is a must see in sonoma, austin you rocked our video worlds and it’s my pleasure to work with and now call these ladies my friends ;) SF Bay area wedding vendors ROCK!

  9. Adorable! I love how it turned out, I want my home to look like that! The colors are awesome, and I love the bow napkins!

  10. This is such a cute post. I love Kate Spade!

  11. Love the table set up!! Verrrryyy cute!!

    xo

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  12. Can I just say how much I love the girls at Sitting in a Tree and Enjoy Events! They both have such a fresh and fun outlook when it comes to your weddings.

    I can’t wait to start working with Emily and Megan on my wedding!!

  13. SO cute! Love the video! Your space is oo inspiring!

  14. kate spade is the perfect inspiration to channel for an adorable shoot like this! loving the striped table runner!

  15. love kate spade! but then who doesn’t? love these colors and the inspiration is gives!

  16. So much fun! We love those Collection gals!!

  17. I adore this, the color palette is gorgeous, I love the use of pink, black and white stripes and pops of gold!

  18. Adorable. I think you might have even one upped Miss Kate. Love the combination of the crisp with the glam/sparkly edge.

  19. This is beyond adorable! They all look like so much fun and I love the decor:-)

  20. I love Kate Spade’s new dishes! Her stuff just keeps on getting better! Great shoot.

  21. I love love love the girls black and white stripe shirt!! Where is it from??

  22. How fun! Thanks for sharing!!

  23. As someone in the industry I just LOVED reading this interview, the photos, video, EVERYTHING! It’s so great how they have a non-competitive spirit and support each other in this collective! I think when we’re in business for ourselves, and hearing everyday how tough the economy is, it’s so easy to feel almost territorial about our particular niche in the industry but these girls are so correct in their thought that there is plenty of business to go around. I’m going to a schmancy industry party tonight and this genuinely got me geared up for meeting future friends to work with in the future. Oh, and of course the photo shoot was totally fabulous! I loved the glitz!

  24. ~ loving the striped table runner!
    & the spotted plates are too cute

    looks like a perfect setting to have a blast !

  25. You four could not be any cuter!! I LOVE it! Great Q&A too. Very inspiring. :)

  26. love love the details. that table runner is a great statement piece.

  27. The colors of the photography are all wrong. They worked really hard to get the look right, – it’s a shame! Kate’s whites are white.

  28. This is gorgeous and so inspiring! What a fabulous shoot!

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