Behind the Scenes of B & A: September

Hey Beaus, we thought it would be fun to show some snaps of  happenings from this month- projects, goodies, events, you know the usual! Hope you enjoy these little bite-size Beau & Arrow sneaks on this lovely Wednesday!

1. The never ending scale project 2. Gorgeous flowers from Modern Bouquet at Swoon by Katie‘s Baby Shower! 3. Stripey straws & sequins, does it get any better? 4. Yup, we got a fun Palm Springs wedding this weekend 5. Two Rubies Card from our paper product shoot with Joielala 6. Fringe! 7. Soooo many golden hangers 8. Edward Sharpe Lyrics 9. Paper flowers & pinwheels from a wedding earlier this month

We would love to see any fun projects you are working on this fall- instagram pics welcome!!

The Big Day: Kristen & Jeff!

Remember this too cute for words couple? Well, their big day is going down this weekend!! We’ve loved every minute of planning and designing with these two & can’t believe it’s going to be over. Think we might have to find an excuse to keep hanging out with them…Maybe we’ll bump into Jeff at Crossfit or have a shopping trip with Kristen at the mall!?

Check out what’s in store for their wedding at Anthology this weekend. Sequin pillows, sequin adorned vases, kraft wrapped flowers, kraft menus, and oodles of paper flowers!!! Can’t wait to share all of the details from their special day. Boy, will there be great photos like their engagements to share. They have one amazing team capturing all the memorable moments, Ja Tecson Photography. It’s going to be the BEST DAY EVER!

{Kraft Wrapped Flowers. Sequin Pillow.Kraft Menu.Sequin Flowers.Paper Flowers. Kraft & White Table. Baby’s Breath. Stay Classy. Washed Leopard}

The Big Day: Wendy & Nathan!

Do you recall this super cute couple’s engagements we posted just a few days ago? Well, the wedding day is almost  here (so close, we can taste it!) and we’re bringing out all the bells & whistles for the fantastic party! Check out the inspiration behind Wendy & Nathan’s big day tomorrow!

Yep. Pretty Rad. The bubbly will be flowing and lights will be glowing at this Pearl  soiree! Can’t wait to share more details and the pictures from Luna Photo, so stay tuned!

California Dreaming

Still beaming after our beautiful feature on 100 Layer Cake yesterday!! Thanks so much to everyone who left us a sweet little comment. We wanted to share more of our favorite images and all of the wonderful talents involved on our blog as well. Just wanna give everyone who collaborated with us a BIG hug! Hope you enjoy our take on California Dreaming….

{Photography: Swoon by Katie, Florals:Root 75, Paper Elements: Pitbulls & Posies, Tabletop decor: Casa de Perrin, Cake & donuts: VG Bakery, Popsicles: Viva Pops, Table/Chairs/Cake plates: Moss Vintage Rentals, Make up: Brides by Brittany, Hair: Jillian Rae, Bride’s dresses: Stone Cold Fox, Ties: Speak Louder on Etsy, Skateboard calligraphy: Wendy Ware,  Venue: Bandy Canyon Ranch}

California Dreaming Featured on 100 Layer Cake!

We’re over the moon excited to be featured on one of absolute most favorite wedding blogs this morning! Remember these California inspired boards we posted a couple of months back? Well, head over to 100 Layer Cake to see them come to life and check out all of the gorgeous images and amazing creative minds who collaborated on the shoot! Big thanks to Katie from Swoon by Katie for capturing all of lovely images!

Check back right here tomorrow to see more of our favorite details & all of the crazy talented vendors who were involved!

Sneak Peek: California Dreamin’

You know how we said we weren’t ready for summer? Well, we lied…we’ve just been harnessing all of that summer energy into our California love inspired shoot! We’re headed out the door to Bandy Canyon Ranch for some epic fun, but wanted to leave you with a looksy of what’s been inspiring us! Check our twitter feed for more sneaks too!
All the fabulousness is thanks to Casa de Perrin, Pitbulls & Posies, Root 75, and of course Swoon by Katie Photography! Love those ladies & man xoxo

Sneak Peek: Bubbles & Baubles

Beau & Arrow headquarters is buzzing with excitement this morning as our team gets ready to head out to our Exquisite Weddings Magazine photo shoot. We are beyond excited for this shoot and all of the wonderful vendors that are working on this project with us. One of those fabulous vendors may even be part of the inspiration for this shoot! Eeek!  Here’s a little sneak peek of the inspiration behind today’s set up…

Check back for the full photo shoot (maybe some more sneak peeks!) and all of the exciting details and fantastic vendors as well!

Sneak Peek: Utterly Engaged Leap Year & Design Challenge

Waiting to see some sneaks of this inspiration board come to life? Well, we had a blast at the Utterly Engaged Leap Year Party & Design Challenge up in Pasadena this week and wanted to share some previews of our team’s table!

This is a mash up of some of the projects we were working on the past few weeks for the table scape! The hot pink chairs above we bought at a local consignment store- in a previous life they were tiki brown with a green seat. A little spray paint and a burlap reupholstery job and bam! instant awesomeness. The pillow was created from Peruvian fabric we bought from Etsy! The top right hand corner is a cofee sack that went around the base of our backdrop and was overflowing with aromatic coffee beans! We jazzed them up with fun embroidery. The burlap runner in the bottom right was created with painter’s tape, fabric paint and stencils. So fun and easy to do!

Did we mention we made 250 yarn tassels by hand for our backdrop? Oh, well we did. Yes, we’re crazy. Above is the work of art being assembled the day before the challenge. Only took 3 hours to hang all of them- no biggie!

Side view of our table mid set-up on the big day! You can see a peek of the other fabulous teams setting up too! Loved meeting A Fabulous Fete who had a gorgeous table next to us!

Reminder that these are all iphone pics, so please excuse the poor quality! Even in this dingy picture, Hey There, Cupcake!‘s gorgeous cake looks friggin’ awesome!! Big shout out to Stevi who did a killer job with this one- knocked it out of the park by perfectly combining all of the table’s elements!

Kind of seriously obsessed with these arrangements from Seed Floral! DeeAnn and Stephanie were total MVP’s of the day! Whipping up some awesome swag to go on the front of our table and a gorgeous coffee sack that was overflowing with flowers! Wowza! All the tins that were used were vintage coffee and tea tins- so pretty in person! And there’s a sneak of our yarn wrapped candle holders…

Annnnnd the most amazing paper elements designed by the most amazing Amber of Pitbulls & Posies!! She is a genius and came up with the idea to make the invites leap! The word Leap “fell” down when pulled out of the main invite. And look at that attention to detail with all of those beads on the front!! She is a girl after our hearts. So glad to call her a friend!

Can’t wait to see & share the real pics of the party!! Stay tuned……

We’re Utterly Excited!!

It’s horrible, we know, but you can bet whenever we’re neglecting this blog it’s because we’re head high in projects! Which is exactly how it’s been for the last two weeks-ever since we accepted the invitation to be part of Utterly Engaged’s Annual Party and Design Challenge. We sure are glad we did though, it’s going to be one helluva party. You better hurry and get your tickets here!

The theme of this year’s party is Leap Year Remix and the Design Challenge is supposed to encompass the spirit of taking a“Leap of Faith” while combining the aesthetics/cultures of two countries that ShelterBox has benefitted. ShelterBox is an amazing disaster relief charity that delivers boxes of aid instantly following natural and other disasters to those who need it most.

When looking through the list of countries we were immediately drawn to Colombia (coffffeeee!) and Peru (bright colors!) and above is our inspiration board for the challenge. You can expect to see hints of coffee here and there (rich browns, maybe some spare beans!?) and lots of pops of bright fuchsia and aqua! Maybe a tassel or two….

We’re most thankful for the amazing team we have collaborating on this table. We’re so honored to be working with them, it’s crazzzzy! Here’s the line-up: Florist extraordinaire Stephanie from Seed Floral, If-you-can-dream-it-she-can-make-it Stevi from Hey There! Cupcake, and last but not least graphic design & paper goddess Amber of Pitbulls and Posies! Some crazy talented ladies right there and we are so stoked to not only be able to work with them, but to party with them!

Tune in to our twitter page to see sneaks of the table on Wednesday…

Peace & Love

We’re terribly sorry for the short lapse in posting this week! We have been completey swept up with D-I-Y projects and details for our latest shoot. It’s all going down tomorrow and we are SO excited! Here’s a little sneak peek of the inspiration behind the shoot. We can’t wait to share all of the fabulous details, projects, and vendors too! Stay tuned and you might catch some behind the scene shots…