I don’t tend to get starstruck – having lived in New York City for nearly a decade you get used to weird encounters with celebrities. (Fun fact, I watched my beloved Seahawks win the Superbowl at a Manhattan taco joint with Alec Baldwin).
But let me tell you, having recently moved to Portland, there’s been a bit of me wondering how I’ll handle one day running into the incredibly talented, world-renowned wedding planner & stylist, Joy Proctor. I can just picture myself gasping for air, fangirling over Joy at the flower market or ribbon store (places I frequent, of course).
Anyway, embarrassing admission aside, we all should have plenty of reason to covet Joy Proctor’s tip-top event & wedding design. She’s long been heralded for her fine art flair, creating wedding scenes & suites that are both nostalgic in air & modern in taste. It’s likely for this reason she’s often tapped to lead the world’s best workshops & plan celebrity weddings (looking at you Sophie Turner!)
Beyond that, she’s even been called to design a few beautiful Etsy items herself! You all know how much we die for Bella Belle Shoes. Well, the popular bridal shoe designer was smart enough to see that Joy’s design talents stretched beyond wedding planning, collaborating with her on the most stunning & whimsical shoe collection.
We could go on and on about how much we adore her work, or you could let the photos of her many stunning weddings & editorials do the talking.
When we asked Joy (with our fingers crossed) to share her favorite 2020 holiday gifts on Etsy, she was actually one of the first to say yes! Being a lover of Etsy she knew exactly what she’d be gifting and asking for this season…
Joy Proctor’s Own Etsy Wish List
Botanical Bas Relief by Yamashkina – I’ve been obsessed with botanical bass relief for a while and adore this gorgeous piece! The perfect addition to any wall!
Lafayette 1909 Vintage Knives from Total Vintage – Vintage silver is one of the best ways to make the holidays super special. I adore this gorgeous set of knives!
Indoor Terrarium by H Potter Marketplace – This darling indoor terrarium is the perfect way to bring some green inside during winter!
Flower Press by Hummy Ua – This flower press is the perfect way to save flowers from your garden and special moments in life! I love pressing flowers!
Monogrammed Night Light by Lightning Bug – Totally obsessed with these sweet monogrammed night lights!! The pink and yellow combination makes me so happy!
What Joy Proctor Is Gifting…
Sage Green Wool Beret by Imogens Imagination – This adorable felt beret with bow is a perfect holiday gift that can be worn from Fall to Spring!
Embossing Rolling Pin by Wood Rolling Pin – These darling embossed wood rolling pins that make any cook or pie look special!
Vintage Romantic Apron by Olga Handmade by Laura – This darling apron is the perfect gift for a special chef. I love the ruffles!!
Personalized Luggage Tag by Har Lex – For the traveler who has been dreaming of distant places this year, a personalized luggage tag is perfect! This also doubles as a beautiful gift tag!
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