Designing the Perfect Fall Wedding Cake

Fall is full of crisp weather, falling leaves, and over the last few years, weddings! For a fall wedding, everything should feel in tune with the season. That includes one of the star elements of the wedding reception: the cake! Below is our guide to designing a cake that feels perfect for the season:   […]

Upcoming Fall 2023 Trends

So you are hosting a fall 2023 wedding… Early fall has become one of the most popular times of the year for weddings. When planning a fall wedding, we think the best results come when you lean into the season. Here are some of our favorite ways we have seen couples do that recently!   […]

8 Must-Have Paper Goods/Stationery Items For Your Wedding

What Are Stationery Items?   All the stationery featured in this blog post are by Mango Ink! Stationery items are the paper goods that will be used at and for your wedding. Think invitations, thank you cards, save the dates, etc.    Do I Need To Include Stationery?    It is certainly not necessary to […]

7 Unique Ways To Preserve Your Wedding Bouquet

Have you ever experienced something magical that you wanted to hold onto forever?   That’s how we feel about preserving your wedding bouquet.    Your wedding day is such a magical, once-in-a-lifetime experience that comes and goes in a blink of an eye. Of course, you will have photos to look back on and remember […]

Guide To Hosting A Weekend Wedding

Why Have A Weekend Wedding    If your budget allows, weekend weddings are a great way to spend quality time with your family and friends. You can incorporate all the wedding events like the bridal shower, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and rehearsal dinner into this single weekend making it convenient for you and your guests. Weekend weddings […]

Arch & Elm

Arch & Elm Photography is a Spokane, WA based photography company and is run by Kristina who lives on a homestead with her husband, three kids, one dog, four cats and sixteen chickens. Arch & Elm specializes in Wedding & Couples photography and has been capturing family & love since 2017. Kristina wants to become […]

Arbor Crest

Perched on a cliff 450 feet above the Spokane River, Arbor Crest Wine Cellars’ iconic landmark, the Cliff House Estate is an elegant venue to share today, and enjoy together for years to come. The Estate was established over a century ago, with a historic Florentine-style mansion and surrounding gardens and grounds featuring breathtaking panoramic […]

5 Wedding Dress Trends For 2023

It’s 2023! We are breaking rules in fashion, tradition, and whatever we feel like.  There are many variations of wedding dresses in today’s age and a style suited for every bride. Fashion trends are ever-changing, and bridal fashion trends circle in and out. Last year we began seeing some crazy unique wedding gowns in fun […]

Spring & Summer Floral Trends 2023

Spring weddings are finally upon us! And with this gorgeous season of flowers blooming and new life, we are predicting some fun and never-before-seen floral trends. Modern brides are getting more personalized with every detail in their wedding, and we are here for it. We love seeing weddings that feel fitting and unique to the […]

How To Curate A Custom Wedding

What Does A Custom Wedding Mean?   A custom wedding just means that you are choosing elements and designs that speak to and relay your personalities as a couple and as individuals. For example, your wedding-day playlist is curated with all your favorite songs, your colors are a combination of your favorites, etc. There are […]