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Sustainable Love | Modern + Organic Wedding Inspiration

One of the things we discovered is that we get the unique opportunity to explore beautiful and attainable wedding ideas.

We have SUCH a special post for you today since last week was the two year anniversary of our second unofficial BaM styled shoot! 

Our vision for this shoot started stemmed from our love of all things fresh, industrial, and copper.. we quickly realized that with La Cuchara as our venue, and their focus on using locally-sourced produce and proteins, we could really push those elements to make this shoot uniquely Baltimore. We teamed up with Local Color Flowers, who uses flowers and foliage sourced locally from farms within 100 miles of Baltimore - and they created not only a gorgeous tablescape inside the restaurant, but the most unique ceremony arch outside, weaving flowers through the patterned wall on the patio! Speaking of patterns, just wait until you see the incredible paper goods that From Pixels, to Quill designed that were inspired by the restaurant!

The loveliest part of the day was getting to work with real life couple, Sarah and Adam. They were such great models, and we cannot thank them enough for all of their awesomeness! Sarah, was such a huge part in the success of this shoot. Without her organization skills and help, so many aspects of this styled wedding would not have happened. It was so much fun watching Sarah glam up in a dress from Bella Bridesmaids and be pampered by Caitlyn Meyer. Speaking of which, Caitlyn is absolutely amazing. staying the entire shoot doing touch ups and also lent a hand in the styling of the dessert table!

"Get to the photos already!" Alright, alright, but one more thing. This shoot was actually featured in Baltimore Bride! Be sure to check it out because it's one of our biggest publications that we are still so proud of (even 2 years later).

Our Baltimore Bride Feature!



The amazing vendors from our La Cuchara, Baltimore shoot!

Photographers: Marlayna Photography and Britney Clause Photography

Venue, Food & Desserts:La Cuchara

Florals:Local Color Flowers

Invitations & Paper Goods:Candace Cage Design

Dress:Bella Bridesmaids

Ring:Jennifer Dawes DesignfromSt. John's Jewelers

Handmade pressed-flower book:UpDown Press and Bindery

Hair & Makeup:Caitlyn Meyer

Real-life couple: Sarah & Adam

Meet the Authors

Besides photography, I have a few different hobbies. I really enjoy listening to audiobooks and occasionally lending my voice to some. My husband, Shawn, and I love playing D&D and discovering new interesting food spots! Oh and I'm obsessed with our dog, Pony.

When Marlayna isn't diving into BaM projects, she's also a wedding photographer, and the photographer at UMBC! When she's not photographing, she loves to kick back and relax with her husband Adam and their two cats Zoe and Annie! And when they're not at home, they love to travel and try new beers, cocktails, and of course, delicious food!