Event: HITCHED!

At some point in the near (or distant) future, I plan on getting married. Actually.. it’s more likely to happen in the near future (within the next year or so) than in the distant future.. we’ll see. Anyway, I’ve been keeping up with the usual wedding blogs (Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes, 100 Layer Cake, Martha Stewart: Weddings, Ruffled, snippet & ink etc etc.. there are a ton on my Google Reader list) since it became evident that this major event in my life will be happening. Starting to file away inspirations and ideas (there are so many out there) and piecing together what I’d like the day to be like. Since this has been on my mind, how could I pass up a chance to attend Hitched??

Hitched is the wedding event brainchild of Paige Appel (of Bash Events), Kelly Harris (of Yes, Please) (or collectively of Bash, Please), and Audrey Woollen (of Urbanic Paper Boutique). The idea came up when these three ambitious and fabulous friends decided to put all their favorite wedding vendors (and inspirations) in ONE PLACE. Like a vintage/modern, fun, wedding EXPLOSION of all the best ideas. You can read more about their story here.

The event sold out a few days before, so I was lucky to have purchased my tickets over a month ago when I first heard about it (when they first went onsale??). So many of the vendors that I have already tagged in other SoCal weddings (bookmarked for inspiration) were at the event, along with some of my favorite wedding inspiration blogs. There are probably (or will be, within the next few days) pictures and recaps all over the SoCal wedding blogosphere, but here’s the event from my camera…

Pictures from the Event:

 

 

The Vendors
Bash, Please – Event Coordinators – and put together 1 of 4 tablescapes
Urbanic Paper Boutique – Event Coordinator – also had tons of awesome samples of wedding stationery sweets
Smog Shoppe – Venue
The Flash Dance DJ – AMAZING DJ
Shark Pig – Aired some odd wedding videos – not really my or Minh’s style
Beauty by Sole – got some nice lipgloss courtesy of..
Heirloom Catering – Catered the hors d’oeuvres for the event – along with a whole baked salmon
Confetti System
Enjoy Cupcakes – brought out their trailer and 7 different cupcake flavors
Green Wedding Shoes
100 Layer Cake
Untamed Petals
Sitting in a Tree – put together 1 of 4 tablescapes (with Brown Paper Design)
Bonnie Tsang
Annie McElwain
Charley Star
The Bluegrass Hoppers – played some great bluegrass during the event
Grey Likes Weddings
The Floral Lab – put together 1 of 4 tablescapes (with Sweet Emilia Jane)
SmileBooth – set up a fun Smile Booth
succulent LOVE
Sweet Emilia Jane – put together 1 of 4 tablescapes (with The Floral Lab)
Brown Paper Design – put together1 of 4 tablescapes (with Sitting in a Tree)
Plurabelle
Found Vintage Rentals – supplied a lot of furniture vignetts for the wedding
Jesi Haack Designs – put together 1 of 4 tablescapes (with Dandelion Ranch)
Dandelion Ranch – put together 1 of 4 tablescapes (with Jesi Haack Designs)
Sarah Yates Photography
Feather Love Photography
snippet & ink
Amy Atlas Events – love the homemade marshmallows they had in the schwag cubby
Your Wedding Day Magazine

I’ve tagged this post under “Wishlist” because ALL this stuff is amazing.. and although it’s not something that you can actually give, it’s still wishlist-worthy.

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