Tori+Nate// Chateau Rive Wedding // Spokane, WA

The hubcap flew off again. That’s what I called their wedding gallery because the hubcap did, in fact, fly off again. We lost it on our cruise around town in Tori’s dads classic convertible during their engagement photos last year and again on their beautiful wedding day in downtown Spokane. Spokane is the closest city to me and although I dont get to shoot there that often anymore, I definitely relish coming home at night (even though its an hour drive) and crawling in to my own bed. The Chateau Rive in Spokane has real Harry Potter vibes as well, so it was definitely the perfect setting for Tori and Nate’s croquet filled, Hollywood glamour inspired wedding. They started the day at the Montvale Hotel, a historic treasure in downtown Spokane, where I took photos of a guy washing windows while Nate was in his underpants. Tori looked like a Hollywood sex pot with her pin up style curls and a body draped in creamy silk, make up done to friggen perfection by my skilled friend Samantha. Both of the these guys treated me like their best friend, stuffing me full of food, checking on my like it was my wedding day- all these things making me love them and love my job even more. I cannot stand when, very rarely, I’m treated like a vendor instead of friend, and Tori and Nate definitely had me feeling loved and appreciated and I reciprocated that every step of the way. They had smiles on all damn day, and I hugged them both hard when it was over.   Thank you guys for the honor and the privilege and the damn pleasure. Love you both and hope you have lots of gorgeous babies   L     Vendors: Getting Ready: Montvale Hotel Spokane Make up: SJL Artistry Hair: Lindsay Hair Florals: Briar and Bloom Dress: BHLDN Venues: St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Spokane, Chateau Rive Catering: Red Rock Spokane Rentals: Artifact Rentals                        

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