Real Wedding: Portland Spring Beauty

Spring time is natures way for new beginnings, so it was the greatest time of the year for Carrie & Rafael to celebrate their union as husband & wife. The couple wanted to keep it simple, intimate & romantic with a twist of fun. Aquariva Italian Restaurant and The Avalon Hotel & Spa was the venues they chose to host their memorable wedding day. To capture all these amazing memories for the couple to look back on was Sara Vandepas of Sara Vandepas Photography.

Every bride wants to look & feel “Fabulous” on her day and the ladies of Pretty in Portland were there to make sure that happened for Carrie.

To help create the bride’s blooming spring setting indoors was Leslie of Country Florals.

Using decor & floral wasn’t the only way the couple brought their personal touches to the wedding, they offered sweets from Le Cookie Monkey. Delicious flavored mini cupcakes, Elvis cookies and an amazing sweet heart cake.

The couple wanted the day to be a celebration for them and all their guests, so to get their party started and keep the guest dancing the night away. Carrie & Rafael also wanted to share his culture with all their family & friends… so the hired a Mariachi band to entertain everyone at the wedding.

Decor is always a great way to bring personality to any special day, like using names of special places for table names or textured linens and lighting in rich tones. Linens & lighting by Barclay Event Rentals.


At then end of every wedding day is the beginning of a new life together for every couple… Happy Wedding Planning!

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One comment on “Real Wedding: Portland Spring Beauty
  1. sara says:

    what a great wedding! thanks for including my pictures here. I hope we can work together again. 🙂

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