Glamping With Sunset Magazine

This is glamping at its finest! Would you except any less when it’s with Sunset Magazine, Toms + Pressed Juicery? Check out this gorgeous setup at the One Gun Ranch in Malibu. We’re loving the kick back space filled with {found} rugs, pillows, cushions and more. Hop on over to The Chalkboard Mag + Sunset Magazine for tips and tricks on hosting an epic camp sunset party.

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Happy Friday!

~jeni

Photography: Sarah Sherman Samuel, Thomas J. Story | Co-hosts: Sunset MagazineThe Chalkboard Mag | Venue: One Gun Ranch | Event Designer: Sterling Social | Florals: Joni Noe | Food + Drinks: Auntie Em’s Kitchen, Pressed Juicery | Rentals: Found Vintage Rentals, The Ark, Heather Taylor Home | Music: Will & Wyatt

Found Pieces Used: Daybal Striped Rug, Linka Kilim Pillows (set of 3), Chikondi Pillows (set of 3), Upendo Throw, Hodi Mud Cloth Cushion, Neale Wooden Side Table, Terrain Striped Cushion, Jocelyn Cushions, Gabby Coffee Tables, Artillery Coffee Table, Hoover Wooden Coffee Table, Jamal Throw, Omar Throw, Corta Wooden Vessels (set of 3), Steadfast Grande Jute Rug, Gavin Farm Tables, Hammer Bronze Chairs

Taking on Tuesday… Pergolas

I am so very excited to share our new Reclaimed Wood Pergolas with you all! These beauties were definitely a labor of love from start to finish, but I couldn’t be happier with how they turned out. You may recognize some of these pictures from my instagram feed, but I would love to share a little more about how they came to life. Our good friends over at Bash,Please asked if we could make a couple reclaimed wood pergolas for a wedding, and of course, I was ecstatic about the idea! After searching for quite some time for the perfect wood, my hubby came across a fantastic place down in Laguna Niguel called True American Grain. When we went to check it out, I was like a kid in a candy store! Their selection is amazing, and gorgeous at the same time. You can read all about what they do, and where the wood comes from here. I chose the most beautiful hand hewn beams that came from barns in Michigan (circa 1868) and Tennessee (circa 1820). Joel got to work on a design that would make these structures solid, beautiful, and (somewhat) easy for our crew to set up. I am so thankful for his ingenuity and ability to build just about anything! Let me be a tad bit boastful and say that these iphone pictures don’t do them justice…These pergolas have just the craftsmanship and character of the 200 year old barns that this wood was originally used for. Can’t wait to share more photos soon!

Found Vintage Rentals Reclaimed Wood Pergolas

We now have 4 of these pergolas built and ready to cozy up any event! We offer custom fabric options for the top, or they are equally beautiful without any fabric at all, or dressed up with flowers like the picture above from Bloom Box Designs.

~jeni

Bohemian Style…

I am gearing up for the biggest wedding we have ever had this weekend! Two full days of delivering and styling! Today will be a full day of prepping, stuffing pillows, and finishing up some last minute details…Along with moving into the new warehouse and waiting on pins and needles for the call that my container will be delivered! Wow!
Here is just a little eye candy from a styled shoot we were lucky enough to be a part of that I thought would be perfect to end the week with….Hope you enjoy :)
See more photos from the feature on Green Wedding Shoes!
Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
~jeni
Collaborators:

{Glamping}

 

 

We love to camp. Tent camping. Roughing it. No showers for days, cooking meals over the fire, snuggling in the tent with the fire crackling outside while you try to fall asleep; camping. We love it all. Joel and I actually camped on our honeymoon (13 years ago). We drove up the coast of California, camped in Big Sur and continued up to some of the most amazing towns along the coast of California. I can honestly say that the fancy hotels in Carmel and Monterey paled in comparison to the serenity and intimacy of snuggling up in a tent next to a creek in the middle of the woods. Heaven.

 

So, when I was asked by Brooke Keegan to be a part of this Glamping shoot, I was thrilled. My mind started spinning with ideas. I thought about what I would want my tent to look like if we were to take it up a notch or two (thousand) and glamp it up. Linen, doilies, and lots and lots of down feathers :)

 

I had a very large stash of doilies from our window display from Christmas at the studio…(sorry for the iphone pics-it’s all I had)

 

 

 

So, along with my amazing seamstress, Trish, we turned those doilies (and a lot of different shades of linen) into the tent below.

 

 

I put a mattress in it with a feather bed on top and of course a down comforter, and lots of down pillows. Oh yeah, and a few poufs to set your things on after a long day of hiking ;)

 

Do notice the reclaimed wood beams inside the tent. I used a total of three…One on the top, and two on the sides….what do you think?

 

 

 

 

 

I love detail shots! It is so hard to see all of the little parts of every set up….but pictures like this help pull it all together.

 

 

 

Molly and Max had just gotten married about three weeks before this shoot….they are absolutely perfect!

 

 

 

I covered a little fold up stool with a piece of a crocheted blanket for the s’more station.

 

 

 

 

 

I love this cake that Melody made. That girl has mad skills….Antlers, on a cake? So rad!!!

 

 

I picked this old Peanut scoops up a while ago…perfect for the trail mix bar, right?

 

 

 

 

 

Sweetheart table.

 

 

 

 

I brought a drafting table for the sign in table….and a bed spring for the place cards…I think they worked out well. But when Wiley Valentine makes the paper goods…they could be put on just about anything and look amazing.

 

 

 

 

My reclaimed wood benches for the ceremony seating….

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have had this bed for some time and have yet to be able to use it for anything. I thought this was the perfect opportunity to throw it in the middle of the field, put some side tables next to it, more down comforters and pillows & if the tent wasn’t comfy enough, then why not just sleep under the stars! Wouldn’t that be so awesome?

 

 

 

I wanted it to look like a real bedroom. Outside. Accomplished?

 

 

 

Molly and Max were so awesome!

 

 

Jessica Claire did an AMAZING job on the pictures (no surprise there).

 

Holly’s flowers were so soft and delicate….perfection! It is always a pleasure to work with her.

 

Brooke did an incredible job pulling it all together and making it happen.

 

It was an honor to work with this team…I am humbled and thrilled to be a part of such an amazing shoot. Thanks to the whole team:

 

Design + Coordination: Brooke Keegan Weddings and Events / Photography: Jessica Claire / Floral Design: Holly Flora / Paper Goods: Wiley Valentine / Hair: Brenna Bidegain of Tiffany Monday Beauty / Make-up: Lettie Mix Make-up / Cake + S’mores Bar: Sweet and Saucy Shop / Models: Molly and Max / Venue: Orange County Wilderness Park

 

Check out the Post (along with even more picutes on Style Me Pretty)

 

thanks for sticking through this whole post…

 

~jeni

{Unveiled}

I am so excited to share the pictures from Unveiled LA with you all. I was honored that Larrissa from Inviting Occassion and Jaime from 24 Carrots asked me to be a part of their amazing space. Larrissa is one of the most talented people I have ever met, and I am lucky to be associated with any project she is involved in! She told me her vision (which was turned into the collateral below in the first picture), and I think (hope) it turned out to be everything she was hoping for.

 

Although we were super bummed on Sunday when the decision had to be made to move the event to Monday night due to the rain, it was definitely a blessing in disguise. I must say, staring at the sky for 5 hours on Sunday morning hoping desperately that the rain would subside, was worth the beautiful sunny skies that we were blessed with on Monday.

 

 

I asked my amazing hubby to help with this project…..Shocking, I know! It’s not my fault that he is so talented!!! We basically wanted to cover up the entire metal frame that defined our space so Joel built these posts out of reclaimed wood which we put around the metal poles. I had my amazing seamstress Trish, from Cottage by Design sew this amazing Canopy cover….basket weave style! It looks simple, but let me tell you, there is a lot of detail and, hours of labor poured into this beauty. She, once again, surpassed my expectations! It turned out exactly like what we were hoping for! Both of these pieces will be added to the inventory to be used as a huppah, or any other canopy needed to add a little something special. My hubby made these amazing frames out of reclaimed wood for the signs that 24 carrots had made for us. I am in love with how they turned out. Chippy paint=happiness!

I am always in awe of how Larissa chooses the most beautiful flowers, and places them so perfectly and naturally. Beautiful!

The food that 24 Carrots served was absolutely amazing!

Joel was making us laugh :) I know it looks like we called each other to color coordinate our outfits….but I guess we were just on the same page with that too!

I purchased a few pieces and had a few made just for this event, which have not yet been photographed, but we will be adding them to the gallery soon :)

 

~jeni