Hehewutei + Mead: Riverboat Wedding

When Eric told me over the phone that Hehewutei’s favorite flower was the ghost orchid, an endangered epiphyte found primarily in Cuba and the Evergaldes, I said “well these are my kind of people.” And they were: thoughtful naturalists, artists, and loving caretakers of mother earth. We made a ghost orchid look-alike from a cymbidium for Hehewutei’s hair, and sourced a host of locally grown ferns to create an indoor woodland clearing with as much of a sense of sacred space as possible for her intimate wedding to Mead.

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Paint-By-Number: A styled 1970's Parlor Wedding Editorial

A little Wes Anderson blocking meets the nostalgic 70’s paint-by-number sunsets of Two Be Wed planner Natalie Dawley’s childhood in this stormy afternoon parlor editorial at Carr Mansion, a beautifully restored 19th century Greek Revival bed and breakfast just a few blocks from the ocean in Galveston.

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Carisa + James: Art Deco Influenced Wedding at The Astorian

I met Carisa at Anthropologie during an Edges Wild pop-up event. Between the environment in which we crossed paths and the conversation we had about her upcoming wedding, we found ourselves on the same aesthetic wavelength, and never looked back. This was one of my favorite weddings to date to produce: an art deco twist on the modern romantic. In Carisa’s own words, we were aiming for “elegant, but a little undone.” I think we hit it.

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Opuntia & Fig: A Color Study

Local jokes get local work, so this project is anchored in three Houston area natives/well-adapted common plants: magnolia, figs, and prickly pear cactus. And yes, working with prickly pear is intensely…prickly, and proved to be one of those choices that halfway through struck me as “maybe not the best idea, actually.” Worth it for the visual drama, though.

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Hannah Lowery