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Miss you Mom!

It is hard to believe that it has been 14 years since this amazing woman passed. I miss her everyday. Love you Mom! Thank you for being the best Mother and friend!

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Vintage Headpieces For Weddings

Vintage Headpieces – Guest Blog by Karen Koestner Recently, while at a friend’s house, there was an old black and white film playing and the fashion floored me in the form of a lace hood that was so delightfully delicate and simultaneously bold.  My male counterpart was more interested in how the tuxedo has persisted as a fashion element,… Read More →

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Bridal Shows 2013

It is that time of year for Bridal Shows.  KD Event Designs did multiple shows this year.  The challenge was to come up with three different ideas for each.   The Phoenix Bridal Expo was the first,  where we shared a booth with the  talented Tangled Lilac Photography.  The booth was  set up as a lounge area… Read More →

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Garden Themed Charity Event – Shadows Foundation Celebrity Dinner Gala

I am honored to be part of such an amazing organization and evening. The second annual Shadows Foundation Celebrity Dinner Gala held at Flagstaff Ranch was a sensational event.   This year the dinner was held in a tent on the driving range and I wanted it to feel like a garden oasis. Dana from Glamorous Occasions and myself achieved that look by… Read More →

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Rustic Wedding on Bridge – Courtney + Brad

Courtney & Brad were married in June in a beautiful ceremony on the bridge at Foxboro Ranch. We extended the bridge with a tent for the reception. White taffeta draping with white chandeliers with roses separated the reception tent from the ceremony site.   After the ceremony guests went to the lodge and grassy area to enjoy… Read More →

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Styled Shoot ~ Summer Glam at NAU

I was so excited to be asked to do a styled shoot with Michelle Koechle Photography and Glamorous Occasions on the beautiful campus of Northern Arizona University.  They recently landscaped the area in front of Old Main and are wanting to do wedding ceremonies there and the reception at the High Country Conference Center.  I couldn’t resist… Read More →