We’ve got a special treat for you today on our wedding blog! A festive, lovey-dovey, too-pretty-to-handle, holiday engagement session in a gorgeous orange orchard! This extremely stylish bride-to-be, and creative owner of MINT DESIGN, and her soon-to-be hubby are as adorable as can be in these engagement photos. Oh, and they brought along their equally cute pups to join in on all the fun! Here’s a little bit more about this pair from the blushing bride-to-be herself:
We met at the University of Arizona in Tucson in October 2008. Both Cali natives we love being outdoors, exploring new things and enjoying our days running around with our two fur babies, Nala and Chloe. We are to be wed in 6 short months and are taking in every second of wedding planning bliss! Marcos got down on one knee and proposed to me one year ago (December 6th!) on a frigid Friday evening over looking the Chicago skyline. It was absolutely perfect! The air was so frigid it was like we were frozen in time together. He planned a secret trip all around the engagement, which I was completely (I mean completely!!) unaware of. He had so many people in on this little secret who I still am finding out were involved. With that being said, Christmas is a very very special time of year for us. We wanted unique Christmas card pics that showed our love for one another, the love we have for our dogs and the love we have for the Caifornia outdoors. As a designer, my company MINT DESIGN had to step in! Keeping a simple theme, we gathered a few fun glitzy items to create a focal point a midst the orange trees. Tinsel, a gold sequin blanket, copper handle bear mugs from Target for our hot cocoa and wreath symbolized our to be unity! Our girls (as we call them) wore greenery collars with a few red and orange blooms which they found extremely annoying and amusing at the same time. I wanted to wear something fun and unexpected that would standout on someone’s fridge. So my first thought was my favorite tulle designer, Bliss Tulle! Their cream maxi skirt was a perfect wow factor and added just the right touch of “P.S. in case you forgot, I’m going to be a bride!” Our shoot was simple and unique but most importantly, it was so us!
Styling & Design: MINT DESIGN
Photography: Mariel Hannah Photography
Skirt: Bliss Tulle