Jake and I had the pleasure of traveling to Las Vegas for Jana and Collin’s wedding. They were married in the LDS Las Vegas Temple and held their reception at Gilcrease Orchards. Who knew Vegas had orchards?! I’ve absolutely loved working with Jana and Collin for their engagements and bridals/groomals, so I was excited going into their wedding. Jana’s sister Linsey is a good friend of mine and she is also a FABULOUS and talented designer. She designed my logo and all my materials. She also designed the invites and thank you cards for Jana and Collin’s wedding. Look closely and read what it says. If you want Linsey’s info, let me know!
Poor Jana and Collin both woke up feeling under the weather on their wedding day. You wouldn’t know it though! They were serious troopers.
LOVE this shot by Jake
Another killer shot by Jake
Doesn’t this shot look like something animated by Pixar? Maybe from the movie UP?
To sign in guests could either type Jana and Collin a message on Jana’s grandfather’s typewriter…
…or they could leave a fingerprint and signature on the fingerprint tree. Remember when I blogged about this a while back? So happy to see someone do it! And to make it even better, Jana designed the tree herself using newsprint. Here’s the tree before and after the reception.
For favors they gave jars of honey and jam (homemade by Jana’s mom!!). Tags designed by Linsey.
I loved, loved, loved everything about this reception. Loved the banquet styled seating, the candles, the newsprint mixed with real flowers, everything!
This is possibly the best cake I have ever eaten. Seriously. Doesn’t it look amazing? It tasted just as amazing. And guess what? It was CARROT cake. And I HATE carrot cake. So that, my friends, means it was REALLY good.
Isn’t the setup beautiful?
I made Jake climb on a chair and balance the camera on a shaky light stand to get this dragged-shutter shot. I love it though. He rocks at these shots.
I know this post was huge, but I couldn’t narrow it down! There are so many more in the slideshow, so be sure to watch it HERE.