Happy 2nd anniversary to Elizabeth + Fabien!
I've started writing about Elizabeth + Fabien's wedding several times, but I really don't know where to begin. I could start with the thoughtfulness, care, and love they put into everything that they do... but even those words don't seem sufficient.
Elizabeth + Fabien reached out to me months before their July wedding, and we met via Skype. They shared bits of their love story and their wedding plans - and I was blown away.
She's a communications and branding specialist, and he's a landscape designer. They compliment each other perfectly - and I love that she's literally an American in Paris.
With plans to celebrate both stateside and later in Paris, one of my favorite things about working with Elizabeth + Fabien was their main approach to their wedding. It's a beautiful celebration of love and their relationship. Everything should be thoughtful + reflect them, otherwise it was off the table and out of the picture. Their day was all about keeping it very simple, with plenty of special meanings-- SO full of heart. Their love was at the core of every single decision, and I completely admire that.
Elizabeth + Fabien chose to keep everything very natural - with lots of greens + peaches. Westtown School, where Elizabeth went to high school, served as the venue for their Quaker ceremony. To complement the gorgeous natural setting, I created a hand-dyed and painted welcome banner. I love that we chose a fabric sign to keep things a little softer and organic feeling, and the eucalyptus by Kate from Devon + Pinkett was the perfect complement.
The reception was close by, at Terrain at Styer's -- where the couple had their first meal when Fabien came to visit Elizabeth stateside.. (a perfect choice- since Fabien is a landscape designer!) Some of the details I created were made to work with details created by Elizabeth and Fabien while they were engaged -- another thoughtful approach! Fabien fabricated the stands and loops for the table numbers (so cool!)
Elizabeth + Fabien's wedding vendor dream team: ceremony venue: Westtown School // reception venue: Terrain at Styer's // cake: Carley's Cakes // calligraphy + signage: hello, bird. // florals: Devon + Pinkett // hair + makeup: True Beauty Marks // music/DJ: Marc Foster // photographer: Siousca Photography // rentals: Fox and Finch Vintage Rentals // wedding dress: Lihi Hod via Gabriela Bridal NYC //
All photos in this post courtesy of Siousca Photography.
Elizabeth and Fabien's wedding was featured on Snippet & Ink.