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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5 Casual Wedding Ideas for Introverts

Traditional weddings aren’t designed for introverts and that is the joy of planning your wedding! You and your partner get to create a special day that reflects the two of you from beginning to end.

So whether you’re an introvert or looking for a more casual, laid-back event, here are a few of tips on how to make your wedding day feel more comfortable and more like you and your partner!

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5 Ways to Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

Weddings don’t exactly have the reputation of being eco-friendly but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t or can’t be.

There are many small ways you can make your special day a little greener and have less of an impact on the environment. From buying local flowers to a serving a farm-to table menu - we have five eays ways for you to incorporate eco-friendly elements into your ceremony and reception!

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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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