valley & co. entertaining :: festive 4th

valley & co. entertaining :: festive 4th
It's one of our favorites weeks of summer - the 4th of July is upon us! This year we'll forego a tradition of being at the beach and will stay at home in the city - probably entertaining friends, trekking to our nearby zoo, and just relaxing. If you're thinking about entertaining for the holiday, you don't have to look very far to use what you have to throw a festive [...]

valley & co. designs :: throwing a summer cocktail tasting party

valley & co. designs :: throwing a summer cocktail tasting party
Gathering a group of friends or family around an outdoor dining table to enjoy good drink and great food is one of our favorite summer pastimes. We're sharing some of our go-to tips for doing just that but putting a wedding spin on it! During the pre-wedding planning process, final menu and dessert planning and cocktail offerings are in full swing 3-4 months out, whic[...]

valley & co. designs :: pastel floral-filled wedding shower

valley & co. designs :: pastel floral-filled wedding shower
Summer is in unofficial full swing, which means our summertime wedding couples are celebrating their last showers and parties before they walk down the aisle! It's truly the best season for garden parties and bringing the garden to the table. We live for warm summer days where we can open up our doors and enjoy our garden and stone patio, sharing cocktails and laughte[...]

valley & co. tips :: choosing a tent style

valley & co. tips :: choosing a tent style
Wedding tents aren't just for inclement weather! We love a beautiful tent to provide a sense of space, shade from the heat, and a sweetly designed visual space that guests can enjoy all day and night long. Whether a tent is for the ceremony, for cocktails, or for dinner and dancing, knowing what kind of tent is available in your market and what is the best fit for you[...]

valley & co. wedding :: chic and vibrant Indian-American countryside wedding

valley & co. wedding :: chic and vibrant Indian-American countryside wedding
Reeti and Nik's ultimate wedding vision was to turn sprawling Carnation Farms outside of Seattle into a big and chic lively celebration bringing their 275 guests together from two families and two cultures to feel unified. The day began with portraits around the pastoral grounds and we welcomed guests to an early afternoon ceremony with traditional Indian music and vi[...]