Allison and David had a gorgeous day for their wedding at Trinity Tree Farm. And the couple put together some beautiful decor elements that made such a huge impact on the atmosphere of the celebration, including the florals and centerpieces! The bride also made 1000 tiny folded paper cranes as one of the sweet traditions they included in their wedding day. Check out these beautiful photos from the talented Vail Studio!
Menu:Stationary Hors d'Oeuvres:Mini Fresh Fruit Kabobsbites of cantaloupe, pineapple, strawberries and grapesMeatballsserved with teriyaki sauceStuffed Mushroomssun-dried tomato pesto with creamed goat cheeseDinner:Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breastchicken breast marinated in white wine and fresh herbs, served with a fine herb & white wine sauceGrilled Flank Steak fresh steaks marinated in red wine, garlic and spices, then seared over an open flame and served with our tri-peppercorn & sherry sauceStuffed Wild Rice and Vegetable Bell Pepper stuffed with wild & brown rice, diced seasonal vegetables, and a creamy coconut sauceHerb Roasted Fingerling Potatoesroasted with extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper and herbsBrown Butter Broccolinisteamed and tossed with brown butterHuckleberry Mixed Field Greensfresh mixed field greens with huckleberries, goat cheese, toasted hazelnuts tossed with a light huckleberry vinaigretteFresh Baked Assorted Rollsserved with butterDessert Buffet Oreo Dream Trianglessix layers of white and dark chocolate, loaded with Oreo cookie piecesBrownie Bitesa blend of bittersweet chocolate chunks, chips and Hershey's kissesMeyer Lemon Biteswith a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth crustSweet & Salty Blondie Biteschewy, buttery sea salt blondie bites featuring butterscotch and chocolate chips, walnuts piece and shredded coconutMini Chocolate Mousse Shooterssilky chocolate mousse with a dollop of whipped cream, served in square shot glasses with demitasse spoonsFrench Salted Caramel Macaronsmoist, wheat-free, melt in your mouth almond cookie with salted caramel fillingHoney Lavender French Macaronsmoist, wheat-free, melt in your mouth lavender almond cookie with honey filling
Photographer: Vail Studio
Venue: Trinity Tree Farm
Catering and Tableware: Twelve Baskets Catering
Cinematography: Medici Studios Look at the beautiful video from their wedding here
Makeup and Hair: Tanya Hair and Makeup
Linens and Cupcake Stand: Cort Party Rentals
Eric and Alicia were married at Snohomish's lovely Dairyland venue. It was a crisp Saturday in April and the weather held up beautifully! Blue skies and sunshine shone down on this sweet couple's special day. Another sweet unexpected detail - the groom surprised the bride with the super cool Shutter Bus Photo Booth after the ceremony! We were able to supply some beautiful displays to make their market theme really stand out and Dairyland's gorgeous interior and exterior was the perfect backdrop for the day!
Stationary Market Display:Fresh Vegetable Displaymedley of crisp, fresh vegetables colorfully displayed in glass vases served with our signature creamy Parmesan dipSignature Cheese Boardassorted domestic and imported hard and soft cheesesserved with sliced baguettes and gourmet and GF crackersFresh Artisan Bread DisplayTray Passed Hors d'Oeuvres:Beef Bourguignon PursesAthens phyllo shells filled with local Blue Mesa Ranch beef, caramelized onions, mushrooms, red wine and Gorgonzola cheeseTwice Baked Stuffed Baby Red PotatoesDinner Buffet:Peppercorn Beef Tenderpeppercorn crusted and served with a juniper Demi glaceNorthwest Herb Crusted Chickencrusted with herbs, pan-seared and served with a Northwest demiRoasted New Potatoesbaked in fresh herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oilBrown Butter Broccolinisteamed and tossed with brown butterCaesar Saladromaine lettuce, freshly shaved Parmesan cheese, fresh-baked croutons, and our house-made Caesar dressingFresh Macrina Bakery Breads with butter
Desserts:Mini Cupcakesminiature chocolate, vanilla, and red velvet cupcakes topped with swirled icing and color coordinated accentsBeverages:Seasonally Infused Water, Strawberry Lemonade, Fresh Brewed Iced Tea, and Coffee Service
Check out these gorgeous photos from Jon Kaplan Photography:
Photographer: Jon Kaplan
Catering: Twelve Baskets Catering
Officiant: Annemarie Juhlian
Farm Tables and Benches: Dairyland
Day-Of Coordinator/DJ: PJ Parsons
Flowers and Decor: this was a DIY project
Cupcakes: Twelve Baskets Catering
Candy Buffet: Sweet Buffet Lady
Photo Booth: Shutter Bus Co.
Linen Napkins: Cort Party Rentals
Vintage Plates, Glassware, and Flatware: Twelve Baskets Catering
From the King County Newsroom: King County's Best Work Places for Waste Prevention and Recycling 2016 Award
"Commitment to innovation, cutting waste and saving resources are common traits among a diverse group of 112 businesses – along with their inclusion to the King County Solid Waste Division’s 10th-annual “Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling” list.
“King County businesses are doing a lot to lessen the impacts of climate change by reducing waste,” said King County Solid Waste Division Program Manager Karen May. “We want to ensure businesses get the recognition they deserve for their efforts and inspire others to take action too.”
Companies that have made the list five years in a row are recognized with an Honor Roll designation. This year, 24 businesses joined the “Best Workplaces” list for the first time, and 54 businesses received the Honor Roll designation.
The organizations on the 2016 Best Workplaces for recycling list implemented innovative ways to reduce waste and increase recycling.
Last year, businesses and institutions in King County sent more than 276,000 tons of recyclable materials to the landfill.
All businesses operating in King County outside of the City of Seattle are eligible for the list. To qualify, businesses must meet five basic criteria, as well as 10 additional waste reduction and recycling criteria. To learn more, visit www.kingcounty.gov/recyclemore.
To learn more about the program, contact Karen May at 206-477-528 or email@example.com."
Twelve Baskets Catering, based out of Kirkland, remains on the list of Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year. As one of the first earth-friendly restaurants and catering services in Puget Sound, they are proud to say that they have been recycling since 1978, even before curbside collection was available. Twelve Baskets Catering infuses reuse, reduction, and recycling throughout their business model. Food scraps go into compost totes for bi-weekly pickup, and the business also donates safe leftover food to the Union Gospel Mission every week.
The business’ waste prevention and recycling practices have definitely led to savings and reduced costs. They have been printing on paper less and less each year, and in addition to saving money on paper and printer ink, they have also been able to get payments more quickly from clients because they use a digital online signature company. It is easier for clients to digitally sign the contracts and everyone now has access to the contract digitally. They have also saved money by switching to longer lasting light bulbs.
Advice to others: "In the food industry there can be the potential for a lot of waste. Nowadays there are so many options for biodegradable and even edible food service products, but they can be even cheaper than their non-compostable counterparts! We have found our clients to be not only receptive to these items, but also pleased to be a part of the green scene at their events. We also provide appropriate compost or recycle bins at our events for the guests to use. We can be creative with our menu and service options and help our clients choose packages and service ware that is good for the Earth."
Keith and Alison had a beautiful, intimate, un-plugged May wedding at Robinswood House in Bellevue on a quiet Thursday evening(weekday weddings are becoming more and more popular!) and their color palette highlighted the natural beauty of the garden surrounding their ceremony and reception. After a tray-passed app and cocktail hour, the couple celebrated their wedding with a delicious dinner with friends and family and danced into the still-lit night of our late northern sunsets. Gorgeous photos from the talented Jenny StormentColor Palette:Silver, Dusty Blue, Lavender, Dusty RoseTray-Passed Hors d'Oeuvres:Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Mini Skewers and Bacon Wrapped Medjool DatesDinner:Northwest BBQ - Maple Syrup Glazed Salmon Skewers, Rosemary Baked Chicken Breast, Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Greek Greens Salad, and Assorted Fresh Baked Macrina RollsRefreshments:Berry and Herb Infused Water, Lavender Lemonade, and Fresh Brewed Iced TeaDesserts:Brownie, Meyer Lemon, and Sweet & Salty Blondie Bites
Did you happen to notice there were NO CAMERA PHONES in the shots from the ceremony??? LOVE un-plugged weddings! See more of the story on Jenny Storment's Blog
Venue: Robinswood House
Photographer: Jenny Storment Photography
Caterer: Twelve Baskets Catering
Rentals including Vintage Plates: Twelve Baskets Catering
Day-Of Coordinator: Muse Dezign
Officiant: Rev. Ray Van Winkle
Hair and Makeup: Kat Green - MakeupLove
Wedding Gown: The Wedding Bell
When Kim and Shannon from the PNW wedding podcast, Fom Ring to Veil, invited us to be on their show, I was a little nervous! I'm not the type who enjoys public speaking 😉 But since I got to be on the podcast with my dad and Twelve Baskets owner, John Bagge, it was so much fun and we're grateful to have been a part of it! Kim and Shannon made it super easy and great - their blooming podcast is a wonderful tool and resource for anyone getting married or planning a big party.
Our episode just aired today and you can find it on their website or subscribe on iTunes to get each new episode and never miss a tip!
You can also follow along on From Ring to Veil's Facebook or twitter for help planning your big day!
-Jaffrey Bagge, Marketing and Social Media Manager for Twelve Baskets Catering
Jake and Brittany were married at Swans Trail Farms in Snohomish on a lovely August day surrounded by friends and family. What a sweet and genuine couple! We were honored to be a part of this special day. Beautiful photographs provided by the talented Josh Newton. Dreamy color palette of Blush, Peach and Gold.
Take a peek at this amazing video from RP Imagery showing off the beautiful day!
Stationary Hors D'oeuvresCrab RangoonsCrab and lightly spiced cream cheese wrapped in a crispy wonton, served with a sweet Malaysian sauceRoma Tomato BruschettaRoma tomatoes marinated in a variety of savory spices with onions and fresh herbs & feta cheese,served with sun-dried tomato crostiniCustom Buffet MenuGrilled Flank Steaklocal Blue Mesa Ranch steaks marinated in red wine, garlic and our special blend of spices, then seared to perfection over an open flame and served with our tri-peppercorn & sherry sauceGrilled Rosemary Chicken Breastchicken breast marinated in white wine and fresh herbs, served with a creamy Camembert sauce.
Roasted New Potatoesbaked in fresh herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oilSeasonal Oven Roasted Vegetables Garden Saladfresh mixed greens with sliced carrots, English cucumbers, grape tomatoes and assorted dressings on the sideFresh Macrina Bakery Sliced Artisan Breadserved with butter
Venue: Swans Trail Farms
Photography: Josh Newton
Videography: RP Imagery
Florals: Kay from Seven Sister Designs
DJ: Radio Parties
Catering: Twelve Baskets Catering
Bridal Gown: Hayley Paige
Bridesmaid Dresses: JCrew
Bridal Hair: Charlotte Ware
Makeup Artist: Chelsey Matley Makeup
Rentals: AA Party Rentals