Yay! It’s finally time! Are you ready for this? I’ve been dying to spill the beans. So, here it goes. . . I’ve been lucky (pun intended) enough to work with a wonderful group of talented wedding vendors! We’ve come together to create the Ultimate Portland Wedding Giveaway. When I was asked to be a part of this incredible giveaway, I was a bit nervous. I’ve never been a part of such a huge giveaway. Turns out, together we are a total kick ass group of people and we put together an epic Uniquely Portland Wedding and Giveaway. The best news is, 10 Lucky couples will have a chance to win $20,000 worth of products and services. Yes, you heard me right, but I’ll say it again in case you missed it. Ten LUCKY couples will have a chance to win. If you are newly engaged or know someone who is, please pass this on. Make sure you read all of the details below!!! Good LUCK!

 

Feeling lucky in love?

18 of the most talented wedding vendors in Portland have joined forces to create the Ultimate Wedding Giveaway. Appropriately, it’s been titled Lucky in Love – A Uniquely Portland Wedding Giveaway. Did we mention that it’s valued at over $20,000! Only ten Uniquely Portland couples who are Lucky in Love will be selected to participate in our promotion.  The finalists will have a one in ten chance of winning!!! Those are some pretty good odds, if you ask me.

If you, or someone you know, is engaged and interested in being considered for this once in a lifetime opportunity, don’t wait. Please send an email to luckyinlovepdx@gmail.com. Include a photo of the couple and answer the following questions with as much detail as you’d like:

1. What makes you, as a couple, unique?
2. What do you love most about Portland and why?
3. Describe your dream wedding and tell us whether your wedding date is already set or if the date is flexible.

This video highlights what happens when all the stars align in Portland…

Lucky in Love Competition from Moving Picture Weddings on Vimeo.

(props to Marc with Moving Picture Weddings for this sneak peak)

Still wondering what a Uniquely Portland wedding might look like? Well, look no further.

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The winning couple will receive a gift certificate from each vendor, valued at a $1000 minimum. Together, we all made this inspirational photoshoot become a reality.

Photographer: Krissy Allori Photography
Floral: Swoon Floral Design
Vintage Rentals and Styling: Something Borrowed Vintage Rentals
Cake: Artisan Cake Company
Videography: Moving Picture Weddings
Venue: Gerding Theater at the Armory
Hotel: Hotel Deluxe
Bartending: Mint+Mirth
Caterer: Artemis Foods
Custom Designed Gown: Michelle DeCourcy
Hair and Makeup: Jein King Hair & Makeup
Wedding Planning: Bridal Bliss
Invitations and Graphic Design: Modern Moments Designs
Custom Laser Cut Wood Favors & Decor: Nimbi Design
Transportation: PDX Pedicab
Music: John Ross Music
Photobooth: Happymatic
Rentals: West Coast Event Productions

Email luckyinlovepdx@gmail.com and let us know if you’re feeling lucky in love!

This promotion is open to all engaged couples who reside in the greater Portland, Oregon area. Full details, terms and conditions will be shared with potential finalists. Once the final ten couples have been selected, the promotion will no longer consider additional entries, so please contact us immediately if you are interested.

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Yesterday was Fat Tuesday, today is Ash Wednesday, but I say, “Let them Eat Cake!” You know me, any excuse to have a cupcake and I am in. St. Patrick’s Day will be here before we know it. I love St. Patrick’s Day almost as much as I love Valentine’s Day! And if you don’t know me, I love cupcakes almost as much as I love my children.

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Here is my latest creation for Silhouette. You can check out more details on this post by going to the Silhouette blog. I did have to consult the tutorial that was listed on how to assemble this little darling. So, if you need help putting it together, don’t be afraid to consult the tutorial.

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These cupcakes were kindly donated by some friends of mine who have a whole blog dedicated to Stuffed Cupcakes! These were stuffed with a yummy Crème de menthe filling. How fun is that? However, you can put any kind of cupcake in this 3D leprechaun hat cupcake holder, even store bought ones (gasp). Check out their blog for the recipe and more details.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day Ya’ll!  Eat lots of cupcakes and have some fun!

 

Bubble Tape Valentine

 

Happy Valentine’s Day my Little Lovies!!! I really love doing fun Valentine’s for the kids to take to school. This year, I let the boys look through my Pinterest board for inspiration.  Skyler and Emerson settled on doing a “You Blow me Away” Bubble Tape Gum Valentine and Jackson wanted to do a Tic-Tac-Toe Valentine using Tic Tacs. If you follow me on Instagram I was going a little crazy yesterday assembling these, but it was all worth it!

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My day would have been a little less stressful if I didn’t have to run around yesterday trying to track down another 32 things of Bubble Tape. What the heck? That’s just how I wanted to spend my day, right!? NO!!! You might be wondering why I waited until the last minute?! I’m sure it has something to do with the weather, but I ordered 40 things of Bubble Tape Gum from Amazon on February 5th and it still hasn’t arrived. Ahh!

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Otherwise, everything was pretty easy and just a matter of printing and cutting. I used my Silhouette CAMEO to cut out most of my items. If you don’t have a Silhouette CAMEO you need to get one. This little machine is a total life savor! In full disclosure I blog weekly for Silhouette, but would not endorse them on my personal blog if I didn’t think the machine was amazing. It really is my go-to crafting tool!!

Tic Tac Toe Valentine

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I used the Strawberry Fields Tic Tac because they are two toned. They sort of match, but I thought it would be fun to make a box wrap for these. I really like how they turned out and I can’t wait to hear what the kids think of them!

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Tic Tac Box Wrap

 

All of these Valentine’s will be available in my shop today, so Pin them or bookmark them for next year! I hope you have a lovely evening with your loved ones today! We are an old married couple so we don’t have too many plans. I’m thinking of getting a heart shaped pizza and after the kids go to bed, my hubby and I can binge watch House of Cards ( Season 2 is available today)!!!!

I’d love to hear about your plans or how you celebrate Valentine’s Day! I am sure you all lead far more glamours lives than we do! :)

Love you all!