Bri and Greg are from LA and when they came into town they asked to meet me at my studio and instantly I loved them. I was so honored to work with such laid back, rad people. When they mentioned their wedding was in Yosemite, I was trilled. Bri did ask for a color palette that took me out of my comfort zone. She wanted bright orange, red and burgundy to go with her brown, taupe and sky blue theme. This through me in for a ringer but I pulled it together and I am very pleased. Three other amazing things about this beautiful wedding was the coordinator Emily from Tasteful Tatters, Isaiah and Taylor photography and Evergreen Lodge. This venue and their sister venue are so fabulous, I would hands down work any wedding there no matter the budget or the clients. They are so friendly, on top of everything and accommodating to vendors I almost died.
At Ash + Oak we use hand dyed silk and chiffon ribbons from a handful of companies. A few of our favorites are Silk and Willow , FrouFrou and Tornado & co. These beautiful ribbons add the prefect touch to our bridal bouquets and boutonnières. We use hand dyed ribbons because they are made with natural dyes and are environmentally friendly. Fabric dyes are horrible on the Earth and for the workers.
Extra long flowing ribbons have been on trend for the past few years. For 2019 we will be leaning towards shorter lengths but with more texture and pops of color that compliment your color palette.
We are super excited to bring in olive green, tan, terra cotta and more mustard yellow. These earthy tones are a fun play on modern white and blush weddings.
We are also excited to bring in a few textures next year. We are looking into a few new companies that carry vintage lace, velvets, crinkle silks, gauze and leather. We love trying new ideas and seeking out new trends.