I was a September 2011 Bride and we were married in Bend. Here is a list of our vendors and brief reviews. Our day was perfect and I wouldn't change anything or any of our vendors!! Happy planning!!
Hair: Angela Runk of Elegant Bend Brideshttp://www.elegantbendbrides.com/
Angela did both my hair and my MOH. I loved how both turned out. Angela was very sweet and was great to work with. She was also very accomodating... 2 weeks before the wedding another salon cancelled our appointments!! Angela came in early before doing another bridal party and made time for us. She did great!! I would definetly use her again.
Makeup: Neva at Urban Beauty Barhttp://urbanbeautybar.com/
Neva, was also great and accomodating. She also was able to get us in with the last minute scramble and I am so happy she did. I loved how our makeup looked. Once again, I would use her again.
Day of Coordinator: Kim of Specialzed Eventshttp://www.specialized-events.com/
OUTSTANDING!!! Kim was highly recommended to me and she lived up to the high praise. I planned my wedding from out of town and Kim was very easy to work with and I knew I had nothing to worry about the day of and I didn't. We had our reception at my Husband's parents home and we wanted someone to handle all the small details so nobody else had to work or worry about things and she handled everything. She arrived at the ceremony location and set everything up (looked exactly the way we wanted) then she tore everything down and moved to the house and everything there was perfect as well. Well worth the money and she was also a pleasure to work with! Hghly recommend!
Ceremony Location: Pioneer Parkhttp://www.bendparksandrec.org/.docs/pg/10081
This is such a pretty park right along the river in downtown Bend. We rented it for the afternoon and the Park District was very easy to work with. Gorgeous spot and the pictures turned out amazing. Everyone was commenting how peaceful it was sitting there looking at the water while waiting for the ceremony to start.
Photographer: Shalimar Studioshttp://www.shalimarstudios.com/
This studio is located in Las Vegas.. We flew Yasmin up to capture our day and it was so worth it. I have known Yasmin for over 11 years and knew she was the perfect person to capture our day. And the pictures are amazing. There is a non-stop flight from Vegas to Redmond on Allegiant that is very reasonable. It was perfect for us.
Flowers: We used Dahlias and I purchased them from Mt. Hood Dahlias. They are located at the base of Mt Hood in the valley. We drove over and picked them up and put them together in our arrangements. Judy was a pleasure to work with. Here is her email: [email protected]
and here are a couple of pictures from our day.