Hampton Mansion Engagement Session || Sarah Botta Photogaphy

As we face the grey weather and semi cold temps, we decided to post something to remind us of warm and wonderful days. So, if you are busy recovering from or planning for the holidays, here is a mini escape for you.

This summertime engagement shoot was documented by Sarah Botta Photography and features two German Shephard Husky mix pups, a stunning engagement ring and the background of open fields and soft grasses. The session was held at Hampton Mansion in Towson Maryland. Enjoy these images!

The Style

The couple went for a clean style. The guy wore clean button down long sleeve shirt with khaki short. Note there are no pockets/pleats so he has a more finished style. Her look was a large floral pattern dress that is full length and ties at the side. The dark tones and structure of the sun dress work well. As a second look, she wore a cotton a symmetric dress that is soft and casual feel. Her nails are painted the preferred color of British royalty- baby pink. She opted out of shoes and went for the romantic barefoot look.

We love the natural look of this shoot. It is not overly styled, but the clothing choices are finished enough to allow for a clean and professional look to the images.  The pups were brought in to wear the save the date tags. We haven’t seen the wedding yet, but I am hoping the pups were part of it too. Dogs make everything better !

Thanks for checking out today’s post and come back soon to check out our next feature!

 

Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
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Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed
Sarah Botta Photograhy || Hampton Mansion Towson || Charm City Wed

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Industrial Chic Waterfont Wedding in Baltimore || Nikki Schell Photography

 

This wedding has a beautiful waterfront ceremony overlooking the Baltimore harbor and an industrial boho chic reception at the Frederick Douglass Museum in Baltimore. Feminine elements of swathes of greenery and florals of soft and light color tones in bohemian design added an earthy bohemian flair. The beautiful Baltimore wedding was photographed by Nikki Schell Photography. 

The Look

Her dress was a beautiful champagne colored Jenny Yoo Gown. The gown features a strapless sweetheart neckline with embellished with beaded appliqué of english ivy and silk organza. The bodice was a fit and flare silhouette that complements the feminine modern bride. The bridesmaids wore an assortment of blush chiffon Jenny Yoo dresses that, some boasting a soft floral pattern. The bride had a Man-0f-Honor who wore a light grey suit with a blush bowtie to match the ladies.

The groom and his groomsmen went for a traditional black tie look.  They all looked incredibly dapper in their property fitted  suits.

Invitations

The invitations are simple and clean. Torn edges and thick paper stock are the modern take on romantic bohemian style. The paper boasts a simple floral design and romantic oversized script font.

Ceremony

Their ceremony was absolutely gorgeous with a beautiful arch, the view of the Baltimore Harbor. The altar was composed of brass and wood, decorated with florals flanking both sides of the pointed arch.  Wood chairs were placed along the pier creating an isle and lending to a farmhouse feel while overlooking the iconic Baltimore Inner Harbor. The couple wrote their own vows, which made every single person shed a tear.

Reception

The reception space is a mix of historic Baltimore and Industrial chic. The space boasts worn brick, exposed warehouse style ceilings and large windows that overlook Baltimore. The site was styled with hanging greens, long farm tables which were overflowing with greens and flowers. The color scheme was classic white. The texture comes in from the mixed florals and greenery and the historic industrial elements of the space.

 

Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,
Nikki Schell Photography - Washington DC & Destination Wedding Photographer,

Vendors:

Venue: Frederick Douglass – Isaac Myers Maritime Museum 

Photographer: Nikki Schell Photography

Videographer: Cork & Banner Films 

Caterer: Copper Kitchen

Florist: Fosters Flower Shop 

Band: Bachelor Boys

Hair Stylist & Make-Up Artist: Alison Harper & Company

Bridal Gown : Jenny Yoo

Bridesmaids Gowns: Jenny Yoo 

Brides Shoes: Stuart Weitzman

Invitations: Minted

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Solluni Salon || Premier Organic Salon in Baltimore

Today we are featuring a salon that offers premium organic products, impeccable customer care and the ability to care for your hair as no one else has. Solluni salon offers a variety of natural skin and hair care products that are vegan, gluten free, not tested on animals and cruelly free. Not only are the products sustainable, but they offer your hair and skin a total experience of health and wellbeing. All products are formulated in Baltimore by the salon owner Eunhee Kim. These locally made hair and skin care products have developed a cult following that even I can not deny. I may be slightly addicted to the Amasing 1 skin creme (that was the first product of this entire product line). Oh, and the curly hair styling product, wow, my locks are in love.

Location

Solluni salon is located in Quarry Lake on Greenspring in Baltimore. Walk into the salon and your treated by a clean and modern pallete. The shelves are filled with all the products offered by the salon. Even the shampoo has been formulated in house and is what is used for every client. The salon is clean and intimate. Organic loose leaf tea is served, premium coffee and bottle water are available. Love Dust is by far my favorite herbal tea- created specifically by the owner for a refreshing and balancing experience, and for this die-hard coffee fanatic, that is saying something!

Experience

When you walk in the door you are greeted, treated to a luxury shampoo with the high-end Solluni products. Your stylist makes a plan with you to ensure your is cared for, healthy and looks it best at all times. Styles are modern, yet there is a focus is on healthy hair and natural treatments. So say goodbye to the over processed and over styled hair and see how your hair can look its best. This salon was created with the intention to care for clients and to work with them towards their hair goals. The stylists that work here have been fully vetted by the owner to ensure that the experience for all clients, regardless of the stylist, is one of quality and care. There is no such thing as a bad hair cut here! Services are limited to those that care for the scalp, hair and wellbeing of the client. Solluni is a toxic free environment, so you will not be overwhelmed by the smell of perms or the harsh smell of hair straightener.

If you are a curly girl, they can show you how to manage your hair without all those harsh chemicals. Premium color lines leave your hair shiny and healthy.

History & Founder’s Story

With 25 years of experience in the beauty industry, Eunhee experienced a significant lack of natural wellness products on the market. Eunhee taught herself herbology and chemistry, with a focus on natural botanicals.  This was driven by her sensitivity to products used in cosmetic and salon products and the knowledge that many products we use are toxic and creating more harm than healing. Through this process, she discovered a variety of natural botanicals that heal and rejuvenate the skin. Clients often asked about healing remedies for burns, bruises and other injuries to the skin. Eunhee was able to dramatically improve their healing with products that she had created for herself.  She became passionate about sharing her knowledge and creations with others and, thus, established Solluni, a beauty line made with vegan, gluten free, cruelty free and organic ingredients. In 2018, Eunhee opened a salon, also called Solluni, which features all of Eunhee’s proprietary hair products in a toxic-free environment. Products are available for purchase in store and online.

You can check out this salon at Solluni || P: (410)413-6850 || 2578 Quarry Lake Drive, Baltimore MD 21209.

Solluni Salon Photos,

Solluni Salon Photos,

Images provided by Photos by Carlotta

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