CED Blog

The CED Process

August 14, 2019

Repurposing is often an emotional and nostalgic process, so as with all of my projects, we start by establishing connection – between me and the client, the client and their materials, the intention and the new piece.


January 24, 2018

Perfection is about perspective. Perspective is the truth as you see and experience it.

Gold Wedding Bands from Inherited Rings

January 24, 2018

Jeff and John were going to make their long-term relationship official by making it legal. John had recently inherited a three diamond ring from his mother.

Creatives We Love: Rory Cunningham

August 23, 2017

I’ve known Rory Cunningham for over 11 years. We met through a mutual friend in the jewelry business, while on a progressive dinner walking tour of historical craftsmen and victorian homes in Los Angeles. We bonded over our love of sharing food and wine with friends, architecture, art, design, and fashion.

Creatives We Love: Elizabeth Oakes

August 23, 2017

I first met Elizabeth Oakes, of Golden Oak Weddings, through my now husband, who is friends with her now husband. Over the years, Elizabeth and I have had the opportunity to have many deep conversations about life over a cup of tea, or in her garden, or at family gatherings.

Reflections On My Own Wedding Day: A Private Ceremony

August 10, 2017

Recently I was happily wed in a private wedding ceremony to my significant other, on July 15th which was the 15th anniversary of our first date. Yes, I know it took a while. Sometimes it does.

Pride Month 2017: Love is Universal

June 7, 2017

Happy Pride Month 2017! Part of my job here at CED is to celebrate the love and commitment couples promise to each other. Love and commitment is universal.

Five 2016 Wedding Trends We Dig

April 21, 2016

Since we love all things wedding related, we thought we’d share some 2016 wedding trends we are excited about.

Light It Up

July 22, 2015

I love outdoor summer weddings. I love the aura of them with the warm weather, the sweet smell of flowers both fresh cut and still growing, the light and airy dresses, and the lights. The lights!