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Elegant floral wedding: Michelle + Brandon

July 1, 2015
Wedding portrait

B + M live in California but chose to say I Do at the elegant Arizona Biltmore in Michelle’s hometown, surrounded by the lushest flowers. There wasn’t a theme per se, but ‘secret garden’ was their muse, complete with green draping and floral installations for an intimate vibe. Brushfire Photography gave them the natural, non-staged photos they had their eyes on…

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Floral signage

Crest created by Lemon Tree Calligraphy.

Bridemaids portrait

The bouquet recipe…  Anemones, white, blush, and pink garden roses, and organic shaped greenery.

Groomsmen portrait

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The toughest part of planning during their 1.5 year engagement was the guest list, which they had to narrow to 280. Their best advice? Get the big stuff out of the way first—then enjoy the process.

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A pretty spectacular spot to wed, ya think? Michelle tells it, I grew up about 10 minutes from the hotel and Brandon fell in love with it upon our first visit. We really wanted to have our wedding be a weekend long celebration so we wanted to choose a place that everyone could stay and hang out. The architecture of the Biltmore is quintessential Arizona, which is what we wanted to share with our family and friends who have never visited. It is very grand and sophisticated.

White bridal bouquet Floral escort card display Arizona wedding reception

Words from Victoria Canada Weddings and Events: Because of the bride’s love for floral, we thought incorporating a floral wall would be perfect. We then collaborated with Petal Pusher to create a wall where we could hang the seating, then later turn it into the backdrop for the Slow Motion Video Booth. Petal Pusher was the perfect partner for this vision and the guests couldn’t get enough of this detail!


Now prepare yourself for the sweetest vid by I Do Films .

Congratulations, Michelle and Brandon!

PS Get inspired by checking out Michelle’s Pinterest board.

Photography: Brushfire Photography / Videography: I Do Films / Venue, Cake, & Catering: Arizona Biltmore / Wedding Coordination & Event Design: Victoria of Victoria Canada Weddings and Events / Florist: Petal Pusher / Calligraphy crest: Lemon Tree Calligraphy / Hair: Lynn Felix at Etch Salon/ Makeup: Linda Wagner / Invitations: Celebrations in Paper / Rentals: Classic Party Rentals / Linen: La Tavola Linen / Band: The JJ’s / Ceremony & Cocktail Hour Music: Kip Fox / Reception DJ: MT Sounds / Dance Floor: Platinum Pro, Inc. / Reception Drape: Quest Drape / Bride’s Dress: Naeem Khan from Saks Fifth Avenue / Shoes: Jimmy Choo / Veil: Saks Fifth Avenue / Ring: Grandmother’s / Wedding Bands: Nolan Jewelry / Groom’s Suit: D Squared / Shoes: Gucci / Bow Tie: Gucci / Groomsmen Tux Rentals: Mr. Formal / Cufflinks: Nolan Jewelry