A Sunny Outdoor Loving Floral Wedding

Good afternoon lovelies. I have another beautiful wedding to share, this time from overseas… Eva and Jason’s wedding was an outdoor extravaganza, with gorgous sunshine and striking flowers. Eva makes one striking bride.

Their awesome photographer Randall Garcia interviewed the couple, so i shall leave you in his capable hands, thanks so much to Randall for letting me share his work….

Date of your wedding: July 3rd, 2010

The weather was: Sunny! We were so lucky, it rained the day before and the day after our wedding. Blue skies, fluffy white clouds, and a beautiful sunset for our evening reception.

Bride’s Full name: Eva Delilah Siirila

Groom’s full name: Jason Thomas Hume

Occupations: We both work in the snowboard industry. Jason -­‐ Snowboard Sales Rep – Salomon & Bonfire Eva – Sales Support Manager – Airblaster

Number of people that attended: 175

 

Did you have a theme for your wedding? If so, what inspired the theme? Our wedding theme was ‘Lets Get Married In The Woods’. We both wanted to have our wedding around the thing that we love the most, nature, the woods, the mountains. I feel like it was a big Mexican fiesta in the woods!

What colors did you choose for your wedding? Purple, fuchsia, orange, green!

Describe your wedding flowers:

A mix of locally grown flowers by Fieldwork.

Bride/Bridesmaid bouquet : Large apricot, fuchsia, purple, garden roses, blue hydrangeas – fragrant, dynamite!

Grooms/Groomsmen boutonnières : small succulents with lavender.

Mother/Grandmother of the groom/bride: bunches of lavender wrapped into corsages

Table flowers: Multicolored roses, blue hydrangeas in blue glass mason jars. Terrariums filled with various types of succulents, driftwood, shells, minerals, and soil. Terrariums sat on top of wood rounds that we collected from a cedar tree that was cut down in our neighborhood.

How did the two of you meet? We met while I was working in the office at High Cascade Snowboard Camp on Mt. Hood in the summer of 2008. Jason walked into my office to pick up a sponsor pass to snowboard in our terrain park. After flirting shamelessly after just meeting we exchanged information and went on our first date quickly after that and knew we had met the one!

Describe your engagement: While adventuring in Panama we went on a jungle waterfall hike. Jason got down on one knee and popped the question!

What attracted me to my husband was: His mustache! (Seriously.) And his free spirit.

What attracted me to my wife was: Her sassy attitude and her beautiful smile.

A date we went on that we’ll always remember: Our first date was pretty epic. After meeting up at Mt. Hood Jason invited me to visit him in Portland. We rode bikes in the city, picked up beers and slices of pizza and went to Laurelhurst park where we found one last silver of sunset to sit and have our picnic in. We sat and talked about love and how weird humans were for hours. It was pretty obvious to both of us then that we were in it for the long haul, even though it was only our first date. Here is a photo of us on that first date, I told him we needed to document it (we knew!).

What did you do for your bachelor and bachelorette parties? Her: I am so lucky to have such amazing friends. I went on 2 cruises (literally.) The first one, my college girlfriends surprised me with a 3 day cruise from San Diego to Mexico. They told me to buy a ticket to LA, bring my passport, and bathing suit. I knew I was in trouble! The second one was with my Portland and Bend friends. We went on a ‘Nautical Bachelorette Party’ on the Portland Spirit. The outfits were to die for.

Him: Jason went on a week long man trip with his buddies to Orcas Island. The adventure included skateboarding, camping and shooting guns!

The one thing that we would have done differently is: Designated one person to be the busser for the reception. My mom wouldn’t stop picking things up off of tables (she likes to do it anyways!).

Our favorite detail of the wedding was: The wedding invitations were very special for us. Our friend Tim Karpinski drew a beautiful illustration of Jason and I holding hands over Mt. Hood where all of the wedding information was listed. On the other side of the invitation we made a collage of photos and little things we love and took a picture of it. The invite was definitely us and took a long time to make. I even found a vintage stamp dealer and got beautiful old stamps to use for the invites. We used the illustration of Jason and I to make our wedding cake toppers, and it tried to incorporate it throughout the whole wedding to keep the theme consistent.

The most unexpected event on our wedding day was: The beautiful weather! The day before and after it was POURING rain up at the arboretum!

was your wedding different than the way you’d always imagined it would be? I thought I would be very stressed out the day of, but since we planned every little thing out in extreme detail, I was prepared and stress free the whole day!

What was so unique and special about your wedding: Every aspect and detail of the wedding said Eva and Jason. We spent a lot of time on the details and had fun being creative with the smallest details which made everything so special and meaninful

Three adjectives that describe the day are: Magical, Fiesta, Glorious!

Describe your wedding cake: We ordered a simple carrot cake (our favorite!) from the cake store down the block from our house, JaCiva’s. 2 tiered carrot cake with white icing. We had a custom wedding topper carved out of wood to look like our wedding illustrations. Jason built a beautiful cake stand out of cedar.

My advice for other brides-­to-­be is: Use your own creativity and DIY! Make a schedule and be as detailed as possible so people know exactly where and what they need to be doing.

Thanks so much to Eva and Jason for sharing their day with {www}.

Credit where credit’s due….

Flowers : Fieldwork

Reception Site: The Hoyt Arboretum, Stevens Pavillion

Ceremony: International Rose Test Garden, Washington Park, Shakespeare Garden

Eva Ring : 1800’s vintage Victorian ring with Persian turquoise, rose cut diamonds, and rose gold. By Antoinette – estate jewelry dealer

Earrings: Vintage Coro rhinestones

Jason: stainless steel XEN plain band

Designer: Moonlight

Boutique: The Silver Lining

Jason’s suit: H&M

Bridesmaid dresses: TARGET!

Rehearsal Dinner: We had a rehearsal lunch at Mothers Bistro in the black and gold room. They created a menu for us and worked with our needs. A wonderful place for a rehearsal!

Cake: JaCiva’s

Honeymoon: Makaha, OH. We stayed in our family friend’s condo while we were there.

Hotel: The night of the wedding-­‐ The Benson

Alterations: Anna’s boutique

Caterer: Los Gorditos

Photographer: Randall E. Garcia

Music/Entertainment: DJ Tito

Videography: Friends Jeremy Carples & Sandra Hillen

Officiant: Friend Nick Lewton

Veil and Accessories: Tessa Kim

Transporation: For guests – The Greasebus

Invitations: Illustration by Tim Karpinski

Printing by Pinball Publishing

Wedding Website: letsgetmarriedinthewoods.com

Cake topper: Star House

Mexican Wedding Flags : http://www.fantasmastore.com/

Other: Our great escape! Pedi Cab

Hair: Krista Miller – Green Salon

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