we hope you find inspiration here

WEDDING INSPO

VENUES WE HEART

We've had the good fortune of working in many gorgeous venues in Portland and beyond, we've also had the pleasure of working with so many talented event vendors. Browse our blog for real weddings and events, inspirational shoots we've helped create and the stories behind some of our custom made inventory pieces.

inventory stories

we hope you find inspiration here

WEDDING INSPO

VENUES WE HEART

inventory stories

St Johns Bridge, first look

First look at St John’s Bridge. Dog ring bearer.

April 27, 2020

The sweetest of weddings took place last summer at Blockhouse & Pomarius Nursery. But first, check out their first look, under the St. John’s Bridge in NE Portland, OR. First look under the St John’s Bridge Ceremony at Blockhouse + Pomarius Nursery Blockhouse’s patio, opens up to a nursery and that is where this sweet […]

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Babes Brunch, Daytime Disco theme in Portland OR

March 31, 2020

Babes Brunch, what a fabulous idea brought to you by Manda at Mae & Co Creative. It started with the idea of getting together, in an inspiring setting, women in creative roles, to simply mix, mingle and enjoy a delicious brunch with a glass of rosé or two. The first Babes Brunch was hosted in […]

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Blue Plates & Copper Flatware

Table settings inspiration
How to set your table creatively

March 14, 2020

Some people seriously geek out over tablescapes, while others couldn’t care less. I used to never think about table settings or tablescape design. But since opening Vintage Meets Modern and working with so many talented professionals, I’ve come to really appreciate a well set table. You can go simple, and you can go all out! […]

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Vineyard Wedding Inspiration At Monet Vineyards

June 3, 2019

Get ready to be inspired because we will take you through this beautiful wedding designed by Gather Events at the most picturesque vineyard we have EVER seen, Monet Vineyards, just outside of Portland, OR. The Scene is Set: The moment you step onto this incredible property, you’re instantly transported to the European countryside through the […]

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Rooftop Elopement overseeing the Portland skyline

January 13, 2019

Photographer Viktoriya Bogdanova asked Vintage Meets Modern to help with setting the stage for a rooftop elopement overlooking the Portland skyline. We searched for the perfect setting and came across 811 Stark, Portland’s newest unique, industrial, event and co-working studio in the heart of Portland’s Innovation Quadrant. The outcome was such a stunning picturesque setting […]

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Colorful Boho wedding
& ceremony inspiration

December 21, 2018

With the help of Aisha & Rachel, a real life couple, Peachy Keen Coordination joined forces with a team of Portland wedding creatives who strive for inclusivity and innovation to create a tasteful and colorful boho wedding inspiration shoot. The theme is colorful boho. Design features included orange and other pops of color incorporated through […]

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How to style a desert inspired boho wedding anywhere

December 18, 2018

Whether your event is indoors or outdoors we’ve got some beautiful inspiration for your florals, ceremony, table settings and lounges. Soak up the desert sun anywhere in Portland or beyond! A team of talented Portland wedding vendors brought the quintessential desert boho vibe indoors, and we are in serious design love. We hope you get inspired and […]

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Portland Coffee House Elopement

November 16, 2017

We’re thrilled to see our gorgeous, low-key, coffee filled Portland elopement shoot featured on Ruffled Blog. Our shoot took place at the Society Hotel in downtown Portland both on the rooftop and the coffee shop lobby. What a gorgeous shoot and backdrop! This romantic occasion took place at The Society Hotel, a restored historic building located […]

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Host a stylish Island-meets-French-Luxury cocktail hour

October 21, 2016

Vintage Meets Modern teamed up with Ella Events to style the cocktail hour of our dreams, inspired by island greenery and french bistro luxury. This cocktail hour set up is a contemporary take of a cultural intersect between island florals and french luxury. Vintage Meets Modern’s marble top cocktail tables looked stunning in the remodeled […]

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