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.

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A Charm City Christmas Wedding || Ashton Kelley Photography

 

This Christmas wedding inspiration shoot gives us all the inspiration for a beautiful and elegant holiday wedding. This real life couple celebrated their marriage with this styled wedding, even including the bride’s sister as a bridesmaid. Designed by Heather Misner of Atwater Lane and captured by Ashton Kelley Photography, this Liriodendron Mansion holiday wedding reminds us that holiday themed weddings can be incredibly feminine and high end while still featuring the beautiful elements of the holiday season.

The Look

The bride’s elegant style’s tone is set for a formal affair with a dress that features a sweetheart bodice, an asymmetrical organza skirt, and floral sequence accents. She’s wearing a gold choker with a single diamond pendant. Her look is completed with an up-do that features a soft side sweep bang, a hip length veil, and red lip to bring in that pop of traditional Christmas color.

Having the groom wear a black tux coincides with the formal feel of the overall wedding. The red tie brings in the beloved Christmas color that’s featured throughout the whole wedding.

The bridesmaid’s look features a sequined open-back red dress. The floor-length gown fits the evening affair. Her hair is finished with soft curls and a side braid.

The bridal bouquet features all of the florals that you think of when you think Christmas. White calla lilies, red roses, evergreen branches, light peach roses, and holly berries and leaves. The mix of flowers creates a textured bouquet full of whites, reds, and evergreen.

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

The Design



This elegant wedding inspiration stays with the traditional colors of Christmas – red, evergreen, gold and white. The beautiful and elegant invitations feature this Christmas color theme.  Peach and Paperie‘s calligraphed invitations feature gold script and watercolor pine tree accents. Golden wax sealed the envelopes giving the suite a thoughtful finish.

The welcome boxes are offered to guests that stay overnight or come from out of town. These boxes were created by The Welcoming District . These boxes stay with the winter theme offering carefully curated blue spruce scented candle, holiday-themed matches, holly tree coasters, a pine needle ink printed tea towel and a gingerbread bar of soap. The elements in these boxes are thoughtful and high quality ensuring guests will remember and enjoy the contents.

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed
The Ceremony Space

The outdoor ceremony space overlooks the bare woods creating the feeling of winter. A geometric copper pipe archway defines the ceremony space.  The archway is partially covered in evergreen branches and the sides accented with dark green flower vases full of poinsettias, evergreen branches, baby’s breath. Laying next to the vases are white birch wood logs. We love that evergreen, birch and traditional winter florals are included in this space.

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Place Card Mantle

Guests can find their seats by use of the freestanding mantle. Adorned with two fur stockings, gold lanterns, white cranberry branches, wrapped presents and a welcome sign. The mantle continues to set the tone for the holiday-at-home vibe. The place cards hang from the middle of the fireplace on a red string and feature calligraphic names and watercolor floral accents. We love the uniqueness of this element for their wedding day. Say goodbye to boring tables and say hello to this stunning mantle!

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Cake

The Cake Studio created two cakes for inspiration. The main cake features a tall two-tier cake with a clean white fondant. It’s finished with a collection of pine needles, holly leaves and a light peach rose.

The second cake is a one tier cake. It mirrors the first cake with fondant design but only features pine needles and cranberries. The cakes are complimented by chocolate covered “present” desserts, a mix of vanilla and chocolate cupcakes, an almond tart and star sandwich cookies.

Everyone loves dessert, so this does not disappoint. An additional dessert table features cupcakes, petite fours, and cookies displayed on clean white trays and cake stands. They are accented with all the elements of the holiday: cinnamon sticks, holly berries and poinsettias.

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Coctails

Of course, no wedding inspiration would be complete without a cocktail addition, which comes in the form of a Rose with a skewer of cranberries. Wooden tables and signs are adorned with holiday plates, and champagne with cranberries. Bottles of Rose keep in line with the color tones of the season and are corked with Christmas tree stoppers!

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Tables

Rustic wood sweetheart table is swathed with pine boughs, brass candle holders and an oversized table runner . A gold trimmed formal place setting reminds us that this is  an elegant affair. The table is complete with a white lace runner which has been placed at the front of the table and left to drape off the sides. The runner is covered in fresh pine branches, holly leaves, poinsettias, and tall candelabras. Each place setting features a pink cut crystal glass and a gold leaf napkin ring (can I tell you how much I love these napkin rings!!).

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

AshtonKelleyPhotography || Charm City Wed

Venue: Liriodendron Mansion
Event Designer: Atwater Lane
Photographer: Ashton Kelley Photography
Event Rentals: East Vintage Charm
Makeup Artist: Air Brush Faces
Dress Boutique: Francesca’s Bridal
Jewelry: Atheria Jewelry
Model: Fleur de Charme LLC
Heirlooms: The Mrs. Box
Welcome Box: The Welcoming District 
Signage: By Brittany Branson
Calligrapher: Peach and Paperie
Cake Designer: The Cake Studio

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