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Meet the Mag Creatives: Oklahoma Hair and Makeup Artists

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The bridal beauty looks our Oklahoma hair and makeup artists created for the Spring/Summer 2018 issue did not disappoint! From loose and romantic updos to windswept, flowing locks, and from dewey, barely-there makeup to a smoldering smokey eye, our beauty pros created every look an Oklahoma bride could need for their day-of style inspiration. Keep reading below to get to know these hair and makeup experts and to see their creative work.

To see more from these full editorials, you can see the full online version of the magazine here!

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AnnElyse Salon & Spa

Owners of AnnElyse Salon & Spa, Jenna and Jessica, were the perfect team for this elegant and feminine updo. The bridal team specializes in event hair, makeup and nails! The salon is in Bethany, Oklahoma, but their team will travel to your wedding or event.

Kelsi Laine Photography | Allyson Whitney Designs | J.J. Kelly Bridal Salon | Gaylord-Pickens Museum, Home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Kadi Uhack Makeup

On location makeup artistry for the Oklahoma bride and her bridal party, Kadi Uhack knows you work hard on the details feel of this once in a lifetime celebration and wants to give you and your bridal party a makeup look as unique and special as everything else at your wedding!

Modern Love Photography | Profile Concierge Hair Service (hair)

Brushed Salon & Makeup Studio

Brushed is a full service salon and makeup studio located in the heart of Midtown in Oklahoma City. Owners, Caroline Forari & Samantha McLoud, have over 20 years combined in the beauty industry. Caroline is a hairstylist, specializing in haircuts and color and Samantha is a makeup artist, specializing in weddings and special event makeup. What a perfect duo, right?!

Chelsea Denise Photography | Grassroots Vintage Events & Rentals | Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center | Chantilly Couture | The Farmhouse at Grassroots Farm

Faccia Bella

A longtime Brides of Oklahoma magazine contributor, Tulsa makeup pro, Faccia Bella, focuses on enhancing your natural beauty with each bridal hair and makeup look. Faccia Bella even has training in photography makeup, so they know the balance between enough makeup so you look flawless in pictures, but not so much that you look cakey, allowing your natural beauty to shine through. Who doesn’t want to look naturally flawless in all their wedding photos?!

Sarah Libby Photography | Ever Something | Bridal Couture by Sonni | Homma Camp Co. | La Vintage | Tatanka Ranch

Lexi Faught Hair & Makeup

Oklahoma City based hair and makeup pro, Lexi Faught is a go-to for a bridal bombshell beauty look. This look was a perfect combination of dramatic and natural. Lexi has such a talent for bridal hair and makeup and we can’t get enough of the looks she created for our ILYSM fashion editorial!

Caroline Eliza | Anthousai | Moliere Bridal House | BC Clark Jewelers

Profile Concierge Hair Service

You’ll find many shoots Ali with Profile Concierge Hair Services added her hair services to throughout the mag, but we had to show you this pretty braided ‘do from a Love Scene editorial shoot! She’s prepared to be on-site for the big day and tailors each look to her unique bride-to-be.

Andi Bravo Photography | Daniel Weir Design | Atherial Beauty (makeup) | Prim

blo.

A local favorite for the on-the-go gal’s blowouts, blo. also offers bridal hair and makeup in salon or on site. The blo. team continues to offer the newest and best styles that are always trending, and these soft waves are proof! You can even bring your bridal party into the salon for a relaxing day of prep!

Modern Love Photography | Alli Coleman Events | Meg Guess Couture Bridal & Boutique | Tony Foss Flowers | Oklahoma City Museum of Art

The Lash Lab

The Lash Lab is an eyelash extension dedicated salon located in the heart of Edmond. They use the Xtreme Lashes® product line, the highest quality products from the world leader in eyelash extensions, so you know you are in great hands. They also specialize in lash and brow tinting, lash perming, facial waxing and airbrush tanning.

Modern Love Photography | Lexi Faught Hair & Makeup (hair & makeup)

Hannah Miller Hair & Makeup Artistry

Hannah has been in the beauty industry since 2010 and quickly found her love for special event hair and makeup. Her approach to beauty is one that leaves you looking like the best version of yourself. Hannah believes in finding what makes her bride unique and making that a part of her ideal wedding day look

Kristen Edwards Photography | Embellished Events | Bella Rose Bridal | Oak Tree Country Club | New Leaf Florist

Atherial Beauty

Atherial Makeup and Skin Studio is a mother/daughter team – both licensed estheticians – out of Tulsa who have a passion for makeup and skincare. We love their look from this garden shoot, the natural lip and slight smokey eye are perfect tie in to the dramatic florals of this scene!

Picturesque Photos by Amanda | Bridal Couture by Sonni | Poppy’s Garden | Willow Creek Mansion

Meet the Mag Creatives: Oklahoma Wedding Cake and Dessert Bakers

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We’re wrapping up the week with more from our Meet the Mag Creatives blog series with a spotlight on our amazingly talented Oklahoma wedding cake and dessert bakers! This talented group of cake artists continue to blow us away with their creativity and craftsmanship creating the most delicious wedding cakes for Oklahoma brides and grooms to enjoy! Take a look at some of their amazing creations from the latest issue, and be sure to stay tuned as we share all the fabulous shoots these are a part of in the coming months.

In the meantime, see more from these full editorials via our digital magazine here!

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Amy Cakes

Expert cake designer Amy Cullifer turned her love of baking and decorating into a successful business when she launched Amy Cakes in 2005. Amy’s cutting edge cake designs always leave our mouths watering. Her unique techniques and fabulous flavors never cease to amaze us!

Modern Love Photography | Alli Coleman Events | Tony Foss Flowers | Oklahoma City Museum of Art | Marianne’s Rentals Special Event Solutions

Mishelle Handy Cakes

For nearly two decades, Mishelle Handy has been wowing brides with her beautiful cakes and her amazing attention to detail. She has a passion for creating a unique design for each bride that complements their own personal style!

Josh McCullock Photography | Leslie Herring Events | Poppy Lane Design | Dresser Mansion

Sweet Devotion Cakery

Tulsa native, Angela from Sweet Devotion Cakery, makes everything homemade and handcrafted in her kitchen. She works with your ideas and favorite flavors (including gluten and dairy free) to create the perfect cake from the inside out!

Sheradee Hurst Photography | Coles Garden Weddings & Event Center

The Round House Bakery

Round House Bakery lovingly makes all of their cakes and desserts from scratch using locally sourced, organic ingredients! You won’t find any artificial flavoring or preservatives in Kayla’s truly tasty designs!

Rachel Photographs | The Wild Mother | Holloway House

You Need a Cake

Wow your guests with divine flavor and stunning designs from the talented Yunita Mowry of You Need a Cake! Yunita started her cake designing career while in Egypt and now loves personalizing creations for couples in Edmond.

Kelsi Laine Photography | Allyson Whitney Designs | KRK Studios and Rentals | Mood Party Rentals | Gaylord-Pickens Museum, Home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Ms. Laura’s Cakes

Ms. Laura’s passion for baking began as a child and she has poured decades of love into making custom creations for her clients. Laura is always learning new techniques to keep up with the latest trends, and we are continuously amazed by her delicious creations!

Ely Fair Photography

Apple Tree Chocolate

With chocolate as a passion, Apple Tree Chocolate has both classic and unconventional confections of all shapes and sizes, and we know you will really enjoy the wonderful products they create. They even make their caramel and marshmallows from scratch! We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have their famous caramel apples in our spread this season!

Rachel Photographs | Emerson Events | Prim | Lexi Faught Hair & Makeup

Gingersnaps

Gingersnaps is a home-based bakery specializing in iced cookies and cake pops! They are perfect treats for any event and can be customized to each customer’s exact needs. Cookies and cake pops come in several different flavors and designs – the options are endless!

Kevin Paul Photography | 81 Ranch

Allyson Whitney Designs

Allyson Whitney Designs is a full planning and floral design studio who loves making brides’ visions reality though tradition, and even offers a variety of tasty treats to boot! One of our favorites, that’s sure to be a dessert table staple, is her mini pies!

Tammy Odell Photography

Meet the Mag Creatives: Oklahoma Rental Companies

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Day 3 of our Meet the Mag Creatives blog series is in full swing! We’ve loved taking a closer look at the Oklahoma wedding vendors that bring dreams to reality, and today we’re diving into our incredible rental & lighting companies. With so much to choose from, representing any and all styles, these vendors have got you covered in all of your rental needs. Enjoy!

To see more from these full editorials, you can see the full online version of the magazine here!

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KRK Studios and Rentals

KRK is founded and operated by two photographers who know exactly what photographs well, which is exactly how this editorial became the fantastic work of art that it is. What a gorgeous moody and high contrast setting!

Peyton Rainey Photography | Paper Chandelier Events

Party Pro Rents

Located in Tulsa and delivering state-wide, Party Pro Rents knows how to supply a party with top trending rentals! The team at Party Pro is equipped and ready to help you pick the coolest items, and determine what will make your wedding pop!

Ripperton Films | Linen + Rust Event Design | Spain Ranch

Grassroots Vintage Events & Rentals

Southern style meets industrial chic in this wonderful set up by Grassroots Vintage. The stunning contrast offers a unique take on the industrial wedding trend. While offering plenty of unique rentals, owner Miki also offers wedding planning and event design.

Chelsea Denise Photography | Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center | The Farmhouse at Grassroots Farm

La Vintage

Mix-and-match furniture is the next big thing in weddings, and La Vintage may just be the perfect vendor to execute it! In a boutique in Tulsa, an entire trove of vintage treasure is just waiting for your big day! Rent or own, these pieces are classic.

Picturesque Photos by Amanda | Poppy’s Garden | Willow Creek Mansion

Marianne’s Rentals Special Event Solutions

Marianne’s has a large selection of rentals for any event. From lighting, seating, chargers and candelabras, Marianne’s is a great source for anything you might need on your special day! We’re fans of these dreamy acrylic risers.

Hope Photography | June Sixteenth Events | Sparrow

Mood Party Rentals

From glam place settings to farm style tables, Mood Party Rentals is a one stop shop for all of your detail needs. Their linens and custom build options prove that the sky is the limit when working with Mood Party Rentals. You’ll be thrilled to see your vision come to life!

Josh McCullock Photography | Leslie Herring Events | Poppy Lane Design | Dresser Mansion

Fancy Couches

Specializing in supplying luxurious pieces that are perfect additions to your photographic ideas, Fancy Couches stays true to its name. Each has its own personality that adds interest, character and beauty to your event. And what better way to spice up this bridal party editorial than with a fancy couch?!

Rachel Photographs | Emerson Events

Daniel Weir Design (draping)

A once simple acrylic table is now a work of art thanks to Daniel Weir’s impeccable draping skills! This Southern lawn social is just one example of Daniel’s expertise, and we are so happy to have his creative touch in one of our editorials this season!

Andi Bravo Photography | Party Pro Rents (table, stools, floral stands)

Homma Camp Co.

A creative twist to any indie wedding is a beautifully decorated tent from Homma Camp Co.! What a neat idea to include a rustic touch in an outdoor wedding. It almost reminds us of a music festival style! Can you say Coachella?!

Sarah Libby Photography | Ever Something | La Vintage (love seat, chairs, pillows, platters) | Tatanka Ranch

Ruby’s Vintage Rentals

Owned and operated by mom and daughter duo, Darla and Kelsi, Ruby’s Vintage Rentals has the creme de la creme of vintage rental pieces. From velvet to buffalo plaid, their seating options fit any theme and color palette. Their table selection also provides a great place for staging your wedding details and ceremony backdrops.

Holly Gannett Photography | Marie Rose Weddings & Events | Forth & Floral | Coles Garden Wedding & Event Center

Meet the Mag Creatives: Oklahoma Wedding Florists

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We cannot get enough of the stunning florals our Oklahoma wedding florists crafted for the Spring/Summer 2018 issue! From bouquets to altar backdrops to lavish tablescapes, you’ll find the most incredible, trend-inspiring florals throughout. Let us introduce you to the 20 incredible floral designers that contributed to our  Spring/Summer issue below.

Stay tuned to the blog to see these shoots in full and take a look inside our digital mag here!

June Sixteenth Events | Florals

June Sixteenth Events will design and plan anything from romantic vintage chic to midwest modern – and everything in between.  This free range arrangement mixes dreamy and traditional in just the right way to keep us in awe of the “WOW factor” this styled shoot clearly has.

Hope Photography | Marianne’s Rentals Special Event Solutions | Naifeh Fine Jewelry | AnnElyse Salon & Spa | Bella Rose Bridal | Sparrow

Ever Something

We look to Ever Something for anything feminine, organic and romantic. Katie and Taylor are based in Tulsa and create the most stunning florals and event design for each wedding they plan. Just one look at these beautiful blooms, and you’re sure to fall for Ever Something.

Sarah Libby Photography | Tatanka Ranch

Forever Cole Events

Forever Cole Events is a pro at working texture into her floral designs. From greenery table runners to fruit-filled centerpieces, designer Heather plans unique floral concepts for each of her brides.

Brianna Record Photography | Southwind Hills | Brushed Salon & Makeup Studio | Prescott Bridal

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Poppy Lane Design

Kelly and her team at Poppy Lane Design are floral trendsetters. We can only dream of where this incredible team gets their inspiration from. Every design has the most perfect color palette and texture, and we’re always thrilled to see their next floral work of art.

Josh McCullock Photography | Leslie Herring Events | Mood Party Rentals | Laurel & Marie | Dresser Mansion

Anthousai

An incredible addition to the Tulsa wedding scene, Anthousai Floral Design is a pro at executing romantic, freeform florals unique to your color palette and style. This floral-adorned white brick is just one example of how they’re pushing florals beyond the traditional bouquet and centerpieces.

Caroline Eliza | Lexi Faught Hair & Makeup | J.J. Kelly Bridal Salon | BC Clark Jewelers

XO Flowers + Events

XO Flowers + Events specializes in creating one-of-a-kind wedding experiences for the modern day bride. We’re obsessed with her innovative color choices and globally-sourced florals that truly create one-of-a-kind arrangements like this gorgeous, moody bouquet above, featured in the new issue!

Scissortail Stories | Dominion House

The Wild Mother

The Wild Mother is a collaborative floral studio ran by three sisters, and we love the designs these three geniuses create! Truly connected to the Earth, they strive to bring its natural beauty to any wedding, private event or home. Their main goal is to make beautiful things that perfectly accentuate the client and their space.

Rachel Photographs | Mood Party Rentals | Holloway House

Daniel Weir Design

While planner Daniel Weir Design is known for his many wedding talents (hello – planning and custom linen design!), we’re always so impressed by his floral design. Just wait until you see the designs in this styled shoot!

Andi Bravo Photography | Atherial Beauty | Profile Concierge Hair Service | Prim

Poppy’s Garden

Dramatic florals are a perfect way to enhance the natural beauty of your outdoor wedding at every turn. Poppy’s Garden has created a stunning bouquet with plenty of color and body, we can’t wait to see what this Oklahoma florist creates in this season’s weddings.

Picturesque Photos by Amanda | Willow Creek Mansion | Bridal Couture by Sonni

Mrs. DeHaven’s Flower Shop

At Mrs. Dehaven’s Flower Shop they have the artistic design, horticultural expertise and well over 100 years of experience! So when you think of flowers, remember the vast wealth of artistry, integrity and quality that goes into every arrangement, we know we do!

Tammy Odell Photography | Spain Ranch

Allyson Whitney Designs

Allyson Whitney Designs is a full planning and floral design studio, that loves showing tradition and legacy through gorgeous floral concepts. With a soft, romantic and timeless style they’ve blown us away in this bright blooming arrangement.

Kelsi Laine Photography | KRK Studios and Rentals | Mood Party Rentals | Gaylord-Pickens Museum, Home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Forth & Floral

An Oklahoma-based wedding and event floral stylist, Forth and Floral is not made to cultivate a recognizable style, but to match brides to their blooms and bring alive their personalities through design and color. These gorgeous blooms from the mag are an incredible touch to their engagement styled shoot that truly showcase their floral skills.

Holly Gannett Photography | Marie Rose Weddings & Events | Ruby’s Vintage Rentals | Coles Garden Wedding & Event Center

Tony Foss Flowers

There is no one else in Oklahoma who can tackle tropical-inspired floral design like Tony Foss Flowers. We are always amazed at the incredible, over-the-top florals Tony and his team work up. Beyond the tropics, Tony Foss has conquered countless ballroom, outdoor, rustic and organic weddings to boot!

Modern Love Photography | Alli Coleman Events | Marianne’s Rentals for Special Events Solutions | Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Paper Chandelier Events

This husband and wife team offers wedding design, coordinating and styling for your big day. The elegance of this shoot shines through with the high contrast florals and decor. We are thrilled to have this moody shoot in our mag this season!

Peyton Rainey Photography

Robyn’s Flower Garden

After being involved in florals her entire life and professionally for 20 years, Robyn has quite the touch for a natural and seasonal style. One of her latest new ventures is growing her own flowers for weddings! With plenty of texture and a dreamy feel, this bouquet by Robyn is absolutely breath taking!

Ripperton Films | Linen + Rust Event Design | Moliere Bridal House | Spain Ranch

New Leaf Florist

From classic simplicity to the over the top outrageous New Leaf Florist is prepared to bring any wedding to life. With a staff of seven brilliant designers each with many years of experience, New Leaf Florist’s team has the skills, talent and imagination to make your function absolutely incredible.

Kristen Edwards Photography | Embellished Weddings | Ruby’s Vintage Rentals | Oak Tree Country Club

Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center

Modern Oklahoma florist, Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center, created this frosty bouquet with a stunning touch of peach to warm it up. We love how this floral company can easily work to create every bride’s dream down to the small details for each wedding!

Chelsea Denise Photography | Grassroots Vintage Events & Rentals | The Farmhouse at Grassroots Farm

Emerson Events

We’ve seen Camden with Emerson Events create events ranging from classic ballroom to eclectic boho and everything in between. As a full service event planning, floral, styling and design studio, Emerson Events is equipped to create a custom scene for you. We can’t stop drooling over this incredible lounge area styled for major bridal party inspiration.

Rachel Photographs | Fancy Couches

Inspire Events

Inspire Events can not only plan your event but they can decorate it too! Inspire has a knack for florals and design and this arrangement shows jut that. How gorgeous are these bright pink and orange blooms?

Tammy Odell Photography

Cole Dewey Designs

A longtime partner to the Brides of Oklahoma family, we’ve seen Cole Dewey Designs craft florals ranging from colorful and playful to classic and elegant. How stunning is this full and colorful bouquet by Cole Dewey Designs? We love this bright arrangement for any creative bride!

Birdsong Photography

2018 Looks of Love Contest Sponsored by The Skirvin Hotel

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we are so excited to kick off our tenth annual Looks of Love contest sponsored by The Skirvin Hilton! There is nothing sweeter than reading a love story and seeing incredible photographs that perfectly capture the love a couple has for one another. We’re still swooning over our 2017 winners, Caitlyn and Austin captured by Abby Roses Photography! We can’t wait to see more sweet pictures and stories from Oklahoma couples! We’ll be accepting Looks of Love submissions over the next three weeks (deadline to submit is Monday, February 5) and will announce our winner on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14! The lucky winning couple will be treated to a dinner date for two at a restaurant of their choice on us,  a romantic overnight stay at The Skirvin Hotel AND breakfast at The Skirvin’s Park Avenue Grill on a mutually agreed upon date! Click here to enter the Looks of Love Contest – simply upload a few of your favorite pictures or engagement photos and briefly tell us your love story. We’ll be sharing our favorite submissions with our followers starting Wednesday, February 7, to help us decide the winner. Good luck!

Photos // Top Left: Sheradee Hurst Photography | Top Right: Sarah Libby Photography | Middle: Chelsea Denise Photography | Bottom Left: Picturesque Photos by Amanda | Bottom Middle: Katie Hadley Photography | Bottom Right: Rachel Photographs