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Meet the Mag Creatives: Oklahoma Hair & Makeup Artists

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The bridal beauty looks our Oklahoma hair and makeup artists created for the 10th anniversary 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!


AnnElyse Salon & Spa

The AnnElyse bridal team specializes in event hair, makeup and nails! Owners Jenna and Jessica went all out on a photoshoot for their ad, and this stunning twisted updo was born. The salon is in Bethany, but their team will travel to your wedding or event.

Sarah Libby Photography


Atherial Makeup and Skin Studio

Atherial Makeup and Skin Studio is a mother/daughter team – both licensed estheticians – out of Tulsa who have a passion for makeup and skincare. You’ll see a few of their makeup looks throughout the mag, but this rosy, hued look with dramatic eyes was definitely eye-catching!

Andrea Murphy Photography | Daniel Weir Design | Profile Concierge Hair Services (hair) | Prescott Bridal | Loughridge Weddings & Receptions



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 this giant sock bun is proof!

Holly Gannett Photography | Kindt Events | Tony Foss Flowers | Bella Rose Bridal | 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City


Brushed Salon and Makeup Studio

Brushed is a full service salon and makeup studio located in the heart of Midtown in Oklahoma City. Their dramatic styles are so fitting for today’s bride. We love that even in this lovely setting (hi there sweet baby goat!) your eye is pulled right to the bride’s look.

Anna Schroeder Visuals | Blueberry Hills Events | Meg Guess Couture Bridal & Boutique | Poppy Lane Design | BC Clark Jewelers | Dresser Mansion


Chelsey Ann Artistry

Chelsey Ann and her team have been creating jaw-dropping bridal looks for the mag for years, and this issue’s fashion editorial is definitely a fave. Known for her natural beauty approach, we love to see her whip out the drama too!

Sarah Libby Photography | The Bridal Boutique | Emerson Events | BC Clark Jewelers


Faccia Bella

A longtime Brides of Oklahoma magazine contributor, Tulsa makeup pro, Faccia Bella, focuses on enhancing your natural beauty with each hair and makeup look. We love that April is never afraid to play with color – as seen in this pretty fuchsia and plum look she did for the mag. Beautiful!

Picturesque Photos by Amanda | Mayo Event + Design | Profile Concierge Hair Services (hair)


Kaydee Jean Makeup & Skin

As an eight-year bridal makeup pro, we can’t be surprised by how much we are loving this girlie look she created for the spring/summer issue! She’s always reflecting on her experience as a former bride to give her brides-to-be the best beauty experience they can have.

Deisy Photography | Yellow Rose Co. | Profile Concierge Hair Services (hair) | J.J. Kelly Bridal Salon | The Rooftop at Plenty Mercantile


Lexi Faught Hair and Makeup

Oklahoma City based hair and makeup pro, Lexi Faught is a go-to for a bridal bombshell beauty look. We love her young and fresh approach to bridal beauty – not dramatic eyes, bold lips and glam curls! We’re crushing on this model bride of her’s from the new issue.

Kristen Edwards Photography | Aisle Be With You | Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center


Malorie Avaline – Beauty Unveiled

With a salon located in Oklahoma City and on location availability, Malorie Avaline and her industry leading bridal specialists will work with you to create a swoon worthy beauty look. The salon’s hair and makeup pros have been vetted for the top-most quality, and the team’s combined years of work give you an infinite options of hair and makeup possibilities.

Tammy Odell Photography | Meg Guess Couture Bridal & Boutique


Profile Concierge Hair Services

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 our floral editorial shoot! She’s prepared to be on-site for the big day and tailors each look to her unique bride-to-be.

Josh McCullock Photography | Faccia Bella (makeup)

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The Lash Lab

The Lash Lab is our go-to for eyelash extentions! We’re so happy owner Ashley, lent her lash talents to our beauty and boudoir editorial. Located in Edmond, The Lash Lab  also specializes in lash & brow tinting, lash perming, facial waxing and airbrush tanning.

Kristina Gaines Photography | blo. (hair & makeup) | Coles Garden | Naifeh Fine Jewelry | The Bridal Boutique


Trichology Salon

With a passion for editorial, Trichology Salon’s hair and makeup team is prepped to give you an extraordinary bridal look, fitting to your style. This chic updo from the new issue is a testament to how they’re pushing the bridal look beyond the classic chignon.

Atria Creative | Leslie Herring Events | Atherial Makeup & Skin Studio (makeup) | Lewis Jewelers | Spain Ranch

Meet the Mag Creatives: Oklahoma Wedding Cakes

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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 cake bakers! This talented group of cake artists continue to blow us away with their creativity and craftsmanship creating the most the 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’ll be sharing more from their special spotlight piece in the mag in the coming months.

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


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!

Tara Lokey Photography | Sue & Lou Events


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!

Anna Schroeder Visuals | Blueberry Hill Events | Ruby’s Vintage Rentals | Dresser Mansion

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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!

Inspire Events & Design | Sheradee Hurst Photography | Ambassador Hotel Oklahoma City

Brown Egg Bakery

With a mission to constantly push the boundaries of cake design, Brown Egg Bakery always amazes with her creativity and delicious flavors!

Emerson Events | Aubrey Marie Photography | Park House at Myriad GardensRuby’s Vintage Rentals

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Andrea Howard Cakes

Located in Oklahoma City, Andrea Howard Cakes is a family-owned business specializing in delicious cake designs! We adore the sweet feminine touches Andrea brings to so many of her designs!

Hope Photography | Plenty Mercantile | Mood Party RentalsForever Cole Events


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!

Yellow Rose Co. Events | Deisy Photography | The Roof at Plenty Mercantile


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!

Ely Fair Photography | Water’s Edge Winery

Meet the Mag Creatives: Oklahoma Rental Companies

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Day 4 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!


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.

Emerson Events | Aubrey Marie Photography | Park House at Myriad Gardens | Marianne’s Rentals Special Event Solutions


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. Working with the Mood team is a dream, and you’ll be thrilled to see your vision come to life!

Tammy Odell Photography | XO Events & Design | Party Pro Rents | Park House at Myriad Gardens


Mariannes 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!

Kristen Edwards Photography | Aisle Be With You | Paper + More | Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center | Waters Edge Winery


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!

Katie Hadley Photography | Anthousai Floral Design | The Golf Club of Oklahoma


Empire Event Lighting

Lighting can play a huge role in the way your photos turn out and party turns up. Empire Lighting can take your lighting needs to the next level and will be a total game changer in your wedding photos, highlighting all of the details you’ve worked so hard to bring to life!

Mayo Event + Design | Picturesque Photos by Amanda | Party Pro Rents | The Mayo Hotel

2017 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 ninth 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 2016 winners, Taylor and Jake captured by Jessica Elle 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 two weeks (deadline to submit is Friday, February 3) and will announce our winner on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, 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 Monday, February 6, to help us decide the winner.  Good Luck!

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 10th anniversary 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 17 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 first ever digital mag here!


Anthousai Floral Design

A fresh new face 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 fireplace is just one example of how they’re pushing florals beyond the traditional bouquet and centerpieces.

Katie Hadley Photography | The Golf Club of Oklahoma


Cole Dewey Design

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. Although this floral crown may be one of our favorite designs of hers yet.

Tara Lokey Photography | Sue & Lou Events | Bella Rose Bridal | Malorie Avaline – Beauty Unveiled

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. We love that for this nautical inspired shoot he incorporated blooms in coral and peach hues – so unique and eye-catching!

Andrea Murphy Photography | Party Pro Rents


Emerson Events

Emerson Events is known for her creative florals and her tip-of-the-trend wedding designs. We were ecstatic to have her designing the desert-chic florals for our Roam fashion editorial this issue!

Sarah Libby Photography | Chelsey Ann Artistry | Prim


Ever Something Event Styling

We look to Tulsa florists, Ever Something Event Styling, for stylish and romantic floral designs. This duo is a pro at the freeform bouquet that’s so on trend this season. Just wait til you see the table design that pairs with this bouquet!

Ellie Be Photography | Meg Guess Couture Bridal + Boutique


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.

Hope Photography | Mood Party Rentals | Plenty Mercantile


Hydrangea Floral

Hydrangea Floral’s pretty pastel bouquet was such a lovely addition to our Garden Greenhouse floral editorial this issue! As a longtime Oklahoma florist, Hydrangea is equipped to handle any wedding big or small, soft or bold.

Josh McCullock Photography | Profile Concierge Hair Services


Inspire Events & Design

Thank goodness eucalyptus leaves are so popular – this design by Inspire Events & Design is such a fresh take on the greenery-filled arrangements. We’re always looking for what’s to come from this OKC florist and planner!

Sheradee Hurst Photography | Ambassador Hotel Oklahoma City | Mood Party Rentals | Culinary Kitchen


Juniper Design

Juniper Design is our go-to for natural and fresh wedding florals. Her color choices never cease to wow us – who would have thought peaches and nudes would look this lovely?!

Josh McCullock Photography

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New Leaf Florist

New Leaf Florist is endlessly amazing us with their vibrant, bold designs! As if this lush bouquet isn’t enough, they go above and beyond with every floral creation they make.

Kristina Gaines Photography | The Lash Lab | Blo. | Coles Garden

Poppy Lane

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.

Anna Schroeder Visuals | Blueberry Hill Events | Party Pro Rents | Ruby’s Vintage Rentals


The French Bouquet

Tulsa floral pro The French Bouquet is set to provide luxe wedding florals for our classic and lavish Oklahoma brides. But while we love their ballroom designs, they’re not afraid to tackle a floral crown or greenery table runner!

Picturesque Photos by Amanda | Mayo Event + Design | The Mayo Hotel | Mood Party Rentals | Party Pro Rents | Empire Lighting


Tony Foss Flowers

There is noone 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!

Deisy Photography | Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown-Bricktown | Mood Party Rentals


Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center

Modern Oklahoma florist, Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center, created this whimsical, free-flowing chair treatment that perfectly pairs their lavish floral design with an organic touch. We love how this floral company can easily work to create monstrous creations or simple details for each wedding.

Kristen Edwards Photography | Aisle Be With You | Waters Edge Winery | Marianne’s Rentals Special Event Solutions


The Wild Mother

Another Oklahoma florist newbie, The Wild Mother is a collaborative floral studio ran by three sisters. We love how they’ve jumped into the local wedding scene with such a unique, organic flair. Isn’t this stairway lovely?!

Peyton Rainey Photography | 81 Ranch


XO Events & Design

We already excited to see the next vibrant, happy floral creation from XO Events & Design! Her girlie take has us swooning over each arrangement, and we were so happy to have her leading the design for our Wedding Party bridesmaid editorial this issue!

Tammy Odell Photography | The Bridal Boutique | Bella Rose Bridal | Lexi Faught Hair and Makeup | Malorie Avaline – Beauty Unveiled | Party Pro Rents

Yellow Rose Co

Yellow Rose Co. Events

Kristin of Yellow Rose Co. moved from Nashville back to OKC, bringing the artsy Nashville wedding and floral vibes with her. Her florals from the latest issue tell such a lovely, romantic story. She’s a must see for sure!

Deisy Photography | The Roof at Plenty Mercantile | Profile Concierge Hair Services | J.J. Kelly Bridal Salon | Kaydee Jean Makeup and Skin