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Lizzie + Piotr’s Wedding Reception at Outlook Inn

Lizzie and Piotr planned their wedding reception at Outlook Inn on Orcas Island in just two months. When they visited Ross Lake and traveled to Victoria B.C. by seaplane, it was the highlights of their summer. Outside of getting engaged, of course! Both agreed that October was the most beautiful time of year in the Pacific Northwest, so they chartered a seaplane to Ross Lake and eloped intimately. Afterwards, they flew to Orcas Island for their mini moon and wedding reception at Outlook Inn.

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Cocktail hour took place in the historic main building at charming New Leaf Cafe which has bright windows, lovely views, and overlooks the main road into Eastsound. Dinner followed in the Victorian Room, which is in my opinion the best private dining hall on Orcas Island for a wedding reception with up to 150 guests.wedding reception at outlook inn new leaf cafe wedding reception at outlook inn new leaf cafe wedding reception at outlook inn new leaf cafewedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding flowers by nest orcas islandwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian roomwedding reception at outlook inn victorian room

Coordinating a wedding on the islands is not easy. Trust me – I’ve been to several. But Lizzie and Piotr managed to plan in two months what some couples spend over a year putting together. So much attention to detail and design went into making this celebration possible. I had to keep reminding myself it wasn’t just a styled shoot.

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Photographer: Jacquelyn Portolese  |  Getting Ready Location: The Water’s Edge at Outlook Inn  |  Cocktail Hour/Dinner Venue and Guests’ Hotel: Outlook Inn Bed & Breakfast  |  Cake and Macaroons: Molly Made |  Bride’s Dress and Jumpsuit: BLHDN  |  Bride’s Jewelry: Menashe & Son’s Jewelers |  Hair: Emily Lorsung  |  Florals: Nest

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