In celebration of Pride Month, 9 businesses came together to create a magical afternoon. The stress of planning an event and hiring what feels like a million moving parts can be intimidating. But this event provided what every host/hostess dreams of, a smooth and fun afternoon. Here are the businesses that will make your next event a breeze.
The Businesses Behind the Shoot
1 Photography – Bridget McDonald Photography
Bridget brings earthy and subtle tones to her photoshoots that create a professional, cohesive, and stunning shoot. She specializes in wedding, elopement, and engagement photography. She’s a candid and driven photographer and she created the most natural and fun flowing photoshoot.
2 Clothing – Biggest Little Fashion Truck
BLFT is a three in one boutique: a fashion truck, a boutique, and an online store that focuses on bringing confidence through clothing to all of their customers. Their physical location, they call the Babe Cave, is where you can privately shop with a personal stylist. They also offer unique services like pop-up events, closet consultations, online shopping, and more. Check out the canary yellow top Gage is wearing from our shoot, it provided the perfect pop of color.
3 Models – Gage Furyrees and Daniel
Gage Furyees, owner of Styled by Gage, is a jack of many trades. He is a Reno/Tahoe hairstylist specializing in blond as well as bridal, and special events hairstylist. He prides himself on making his clients look and feel they’re very best. Gage’s energy and confidence brought The Elm Estate photoshoot to life.
4 Florals – A Floral Affair Kelly Jo Smith
Creative Floral Director, Kelly Jo, brings experience, elegance, and beauty to every arrangement that leaves her business. As a certified wedding floral designer with a background in art and interior design, she can make any floral dream come true. Like the one in our shoot!
5 & 6 Catering & Chocolate –
From Bistro to Catering, Roundabout Grill has been serving Nevada since 2007. Their restaurant serves the Tesla and Panasonic team, the Club and Rancharrah, the National Automobile Museum, of course, the Elm Estate, and many others. Their fun approach to comfort food with a twist makes their food irresistible. The charcuterie board they made for our shoot was a dream!
A family business bringing all-natural and hand-made chocolate creations to the Reno community. Dorinda’s focuses on quality ingredients and a flawless finish. They created the perfect plate of chocolates for our shoot. This is one of Reno’s best spots to indulge.
7 China – Celebrations! Party Rentals
Celebrations is an event and tent rental company based in Sacramento and have been leading the industry for quite some time. Their rental inventory is always being updated so you can always expect modern and high-quality inventory. For our photoshoot, they supplied gorgeous china.
8 Linens + pillows – Creative Coverings
Creative Coverings has been serving Reno since 1995 and now reaches 50 states. Their linen collection is always growing so you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for. We highly recommend their pillows, how cute are they!!
9 Styling – The Elm Estate & Megan Brock
And of course, The Elm Estate and Megan Brock styled this gorgeous shoot. The Elm Estate offers personalized event planning, The Elm House was built in 1880 and has that historical magic. The house has been fully renovated with timeless features. Their 6,000-square-foot event space offers everything needed for your event and so much more! Their focus is on bringing people together through incredibly memorable experiences.
These 9 businesses will conquer any of your event needs
This group of businesses created a true DREAM TEAM. If you’re looking for an event that is fluid and fun, this group will offer an incredible event experience. Whether you’re shopping for an outfit, looking for a photographer, a place to host a party, and more… these 9 businesses will provide a magical experience.
Written By Mary Alice Haas