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A Place in My Heart: An Earthy Spring Wedding Shoot at an Enchanting Oak Forest
Photos By Katie Ricard
By L. K. on Mar 2, 2016 at 4:00 am in
The work of Wisconsin-based wedding photographer Katie Ricard, this beautifully vernal shoot bloomed out of a quote by American author Robert Jordan on the transformative, life-giving power of love: “You have made a place in my heart where I thought there was no room for anything else. You have made flowers grow where I cultivated dust and stones.”
Katie drew inspiration from the earthy colors of early spring, mixing deep, dusky hues with some of the lighthearted pastels that traditionally typify the season. She also played off the magic of the setting: Los Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve, which protects a moss-draped pocket of gnarled, centuries-old oaks near San Luis Obispo, California.
Sharing is Happiness
Photography > katie ricard
Décor Pieces > Cost Plus World Market
Location > Los Osos oaks state natural reserve
Flowers > emlily floral design
Cake > just baked slo
Cake Topper > lovely grain studio
Bride’s Dress > bhldn
Hair > rece evans
Earrings > bhldn
Bracelet > bhldn
Jewelry > bhldn
Invitations > hand-painted weddings
Calligraphy > letters from lindsey
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