Q&A with Bergen Teschner, Owner & Designer, Fire and Blooms

Bergen, owner & designer, of Fire & Blooms loves celebrations and creating beauty through foraged florals, wildflowers, and locally grown flowers to enhance celebrations. She loves that no two floral designs will ever be exactly alike and considers that part of the wedding magic of what she creates. Read below to learn more about Bergen and her approach to floral design and Olympic Peninsula weddings!

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Q&A with Autumn Pappas, Officiant with Happy Heart Ceremonies

Autumn Pappas, Officiant with Happy Heart Ceremonies, believes that your wedding is a celebratory time to start your life with your partner and create a one-of-a-kind ceremony that represents your unique love story.

Read below to learn more about Autumn and her approach to celebrating your special day with you! 

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Q&A with Olivia Tousseau of Wildflower Cakes

Olivia of Wildflower Cakes on the Olympic Peninsula uses fresh flowers, fruits and greenery to create some of the most beautiful cakes that I have seen. And I have heard that they are absolutely delicious! Read more below about Olivia and her cakes and if you are getting married on the Peninsula you will definitely want to set up a consultation and tasting with her.

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5 Incredible Washington Proposal Locations

I love this time of year and not just because of the holidays and the changing seasons. Thanksgiving thru Valentine’s Day is proposal season! It is so fun to think about all the people keeping this special secret that will soon be unveiled and two lives will be forever changed.

Many details and emotions go into a proposal and one frequently asked question at With These Rings is “Where should I propose?” We came up with a few of our favorite local spots to ask the surprise question that will forever be etched on your hearts.

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Q&A with Lexi Koch, Owner of Flourish Flowers

Flourish Flowers is a local flower farm in Port Townsend owned and operated by the lovely Lexi Koch, specializing in weddings, special events, flower mandalas, and a seasonal CSA. From March through November, Flourish Flowers provides fresh, cut local flowers to brides and businesses.

We were lucky to do a Q&A with Lexi for the With These Rings blog! Learn more below about Lexi, her passion for petals, and her services (including her amazing mandalas!)

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Alternative Quotes, Poems, and Lyrics for Wedding Vows

Many couples prefer to write their own vows or put their own unique twist on traditional vows. And speaking from personal experience, it can be challenging to begin to writing them! Here are some of our favorite literary quotes, poems, passages, song lyrics, and quotes from thinkers & scientists to help spark inspiration and creativity in writing your one-of-a-kind vows.  

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