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December 2019 was my first conversation with Gabriela as a potential OBEC bride. A global pandemic hit three months later. After many FaceTime calls and phone calls, Gabriela and Meheer felt it was right to postpone their wedding one year so that they could celebrate fully with all the people they loved, safely. Needless to […]

Gabriela and Meheer’s Retro Rooftop Celebration at MMoCA | Downtown Madison, Wisconsin

Wedding

11/02/21

This modern, industrial, moody, and tonal shoot was inspired by Spring, and of course, the beautiful flowers that Spring produces! Co-designed with Lisa Larsen of Sunborn Gardens, a Wisconsin florist and flower farmer, we used her colorful tulip, daffodil, and ranunculus varieties to create this lush, elegant, and vibrant inspiration for couples. Planning and designing […]

Ellsworth Block Editorial Shoot

Planning

iron tea kettle modern wedding tablescape

6/24/21

Meet the Olive Branch Events Co. team! We have grown tremendously this past year and we’re no longer a team of two! After a slow season, we simply couldn’t keep up with demand and are so thrilled to have such an AMAZING team to execute our couples’ wedding days. Everyone on the team cares deeply […]

Meet the Olive Branch Team

Planning

6/23/21

What I love about working with event planners is that they know what all goes into events and truly appreciate and understand what could happen if there wasn’t someone there to manage the chaos! Just a few years ago, Sarah’s twin sister, Amanda and I worked together at UW on the same team as event […]

Green and Gold Spring Wedding at the Eloise

Wedding

emerald and pink wedding first look bride and groom

4/29/21

When Harvest Moon Pond approached us to plan a styled shoot in their venue, it was easy to fall in love with the cozy charm and intimate warmth of the space. Harvest Moon Pond is rustic, but not overtly, so we chose to do something a little different than what is normally done in rural […]

Rustic Romance at Harvest Moon Pond

Inspiration

moody romantic invitation suite

4/25/21

Instagrammmmm. I have a love/hate relationship with it, as I’m sure most of you do. Unless you’re a genie, marketing whiz who genuinely enjoys figuring out the algorithm (then please call me, beep me). When I first started my business, it seemed like I was struggling with honing in on what I wanted for my […]

My Guilt-Free Approach to Instagram

Business

Olive Branch Events Co. Flatlay

4/08/21

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