Our reception was at the local restaurant and art gallery, Chase’s
Daily where our invitation invited you to a “feast of locally grown
and hand harvested goodies” . The menu used all local produce and
cheeses with hand made breads and seasonal salads. We had 3 types of
tiny savory pies all made in my kitchen. Root vegetable, Blackbird pie,
and my favorite The Boleta Tart with wild mushrooms hand gathered by
the grooms family. We also put together an heirloom tomato salad with
over 30 lbs of farm tomatoes! 

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We switched up the cocktail hour for ‘apple hour’ where all the treats served were apple inspired. Apple cider, apple tartlettes, candied apples.


Our place cards were apples picked from a local orchard with calligraphy leaves.


We wanted our tables to really bring home the woodland theme and decorated them with moss, Chinese lanterns, acorns and tiny pumpkins. The favors were sachets of rose hips from my parents garden.


We also invited guests to share their handmade favorites and to bring pies, tarts, cakes and the like to add to the bounty.


We knew pretty much every artisan involved except our cake decorations which were Wendy Kromers “Magical Marzipan Forest Cake Kit & Birds” our big splurge.


We were lucky to have our fantastic photographer Karen
who used both digital and vintage film cameras and made sure our day
translated so lovingly to print! At the end of it all it was so
wonderful to sit back and see what the hands of everyone we know and
loved had created for us…and our own hands too!

List of vendors:

Rings: Hannah Clark

Photography: Brownmouse Photo

Wedding Canopy: J Rusten Furniture

Venue: Chase’s Daily

Cake: Let Them Eat Cake!

Cake decorations: Wendy Kromer

Flowers: My mom

Boutonnieres, Flower girl wreath: Mosey Handmade

Jes, thank you so much for taking the time to put this together. Your wedding was beatiful and I admired the sense of community surrounding the whole day. Also, congrats on the arrival of your baby girl!

[Images c/o Brown Mouse Photo]


Comments (11)

diana | Reply

oh my gosh! the apples are the coolest things i have ever seen as name holders!!

Daphne | Reply

I will be 6 months pregnant on my wedding day, so I absolutely adore this wedding. Jes, you look awesome! Thank you for always showing a variety.

TS | Reply

I love the idea of an apple cocktail hour. The candy apples look delish!

katelynjane | Reply

This wedding is so different, I really enjoyed looking through the pictures! The cake especially grabbed my attention!

mimi | Reply

all very pretty but love the bouquet. i’m hungry hearing all that!

soon to wed | Reply

I will be 4 months preg. at our wedding, and that is the same dress I have!!!(with a few modifications…)

AliciaPurple | Reply

I love this wedding, so country fresh, homemade amazing and authentic. i love when you can see the heart behind a wedding, rather than cookie cutter celebrations

Marty J. | Reply

I can’t get over how beautiful that first picture is!

mint | Reply

what an amazing bouquet!!

kristen | Reply

i took way too long to comment – but jess your wedding is amazing. funny enough i recently heard ponies in the surf played on kcrw here in los angeles – they’re awesome! love your dress – where is it from?

jesmosey | Reply

kristen- it’s from bari jay. they have some really great dresses…
go ponies! xxoxo