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7.22.2010

{low down, throw down with the wedding chicks}

super excited about the throw down today!
there may not be a blog out there that i love more than the wedding chicks blog.
soooooo much inspiration, beauty, love and awesomeness all rolled in to one.

amy and jocey are as sweet as can be and we are so thankful that they took time out of their schedule to do our interview. i am sure they are neck deep in wedding photo gorgeousness!

if you have never visited their website...it's a complete and total must!


we are thrilled to introduce to you the faces behind the wedding chicks.....

{photo by jose villa}

Names: jocey canrinus & amy squires
Business name: the wedding chicks
Location: San Clemente, CA and Boise, ID
Website/blog: weddingchicks.com


How did wedding chicks begin?:
wedding chicks began as the love child of jocey and amy who longed for pink and pretty and wanted to give brides a great resource. we also recently relaunched our shop where you can find the cutest custom wedding goodies. (;

What's one thing that everyone should know about you?:
we are all business all the time and don't have much of a sense of humor. KIDDING ... that were are besties and we work in our pjs and laugh until we cry a lot.

{photo by jose villa}

I know thousands of readers go to your website for inspiration, where do you go to be inspired?: we get inspired by fashion magazines & new style trends

If they made a movie about your life what would it be titled and who would play you?
it would be called 'oops, we are sorry and we will fix it right away' amy played by cameron diaz and jocey played by selma blair


What does beautiful mean to you?
it's your attitude, your behavior and the way you treat people
One item in your life that you couldn't live without is:
i think we have to say our computers, but we really love our eyelash curlers ... oh no really contacts for amy's special eyes she's mrs. magoo. we are pretty hight maintenance aren't we? honestly, we couldn't live without our friends.


If you could photograph any celebrity (living or dead) who would it be and why?:
john cusack because he is john cusack. you wanted me to say brad pitt, didn't you?

{photo by jose villa}

What have you found to be the best resources and/or method of advertising?: facebook and twitter, we tweet a lot. no seriously, a lot of tweeting goes on over here. we'd actually like to apologize for the amount of tweeting.

What is something that will will always find in your refrigerator?
emptiness, it's really a sad sad place



{photo by jose villa}

since we are all Jose Villa obsessed (i mean, really, who isn't), can you tell us a little bit about working with him?
it was pretty unreal. he gives great direction and makes you feel really good about yourself. he's the bee's knees baby.


What has been your most embarrassing professional moment?
ummm which one? there are so many. really so many.

What wedding trend are you loving right now?
making your wedding look like it's YOUR wedding. casual, funky, or classic .. whatever



{photo by jose villa}


What wedding trend are you not liking and wish it would go away forever?:
mustaches. mustaches on pretty girls. that's not cute. most girls try not to have a mustache. why would you want photographic evidence of you with a big black mustache?

Is there a song that inspires you and lifts your spirits when you hear it?
the 'ice cream and cake' song from baskin robbins or d*** in a box by justin timberlake and andy samberg (sorry, but we're just being honest)


What is at the top of your wish list right now?:
a vacation

What is the first photographer that comes to your mind and why?
well, i have a few ... jose villa. we've loved him since we first found him back in early 2000's when his website was designed by a company in SF - yes, i know this and remember because they didn't reply to my email. ha. thanks guys. how you like me now? jk (; also chenin boutwell, we love her to pieces for so many reasons,
and of course lane dittoe because he is doing such an awesome job helping us bring pretty back.



If some of our readers are interested in getting photos featured on your site, how would they go about doing that?:
they can visit our submissions guidelines here: http://www.weddingchicks.com/submit/

If we surprised you at your house today what would be the first thing we would notice? that we need to take showers.

In your opinion, what's the best location for a destination wedding?
any destination that you love. just make it really good and then submit it to us.



And lastly.....when we started the maternal lens all of us filled out this questionnaire and shared our answers....now it's your turn :)

What is your favorite word? thank you
What is your least favorite word? asap (jocey) please advise (amy) oh and we cannot stand over punctuation ex: ???!??!!!!! (it's makes us super offended and sad)
What turns you on creatively spiritually or emotionally? positive vibes
What turns you off creatively spiritually or emotionally? mean people
What sound or noise do you love? birds chirping
What sound or noise do you hate? the sound it makes on facebook when somebody chats you
What is your favorite thing to say when you get mad? dumb dummies
What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? jocey: interior decorator amy: philanthropist
What profession would you not like to do? we wouldn't want to be like george clooney in up in the air. we don't want to make anybody sad.
If Heaven exists what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? there are some people here who have missed you, come and get your love.

a HUGE THANK YOU to the wedding chicks!!

17 comments:

  1. i adore jocey + amy!!! the wedding chicks is at the top of my google reader. thanks so much for being a part of TML - you gals are too fab for words!!! xo

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  2. Oh my gosh, I love this. They are hilarious! :)

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  3. Great insight - love it!! You girls are fab! x

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  4. I love the wedding chicks! Great read.

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  5. Love it! ;) They are so much fun!

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  6. thank you for reading and your nice comments!
    xoxo

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  7. This is hilarious and exactly why I love the wedding chicks so much.

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  8. Awesome and totally fun interview! Well done ladies. You rocked it!

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  9. adorable interview girls....so cute!

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  10. thanks again ladies for being on our blog! we adore you and all you do!

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  11. You had me at John Cusack...and not liking please advise. ha! Adore you ladies.

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  12. I'm hiding in embarrassment that I don't know of the wedding chicks but I'm so darn excited I found it.

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  13. Bethany7/22/2010

    Love reading this! You ladies are the best!

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  14. Preston7/22/2010

    Oh how. I enjoyed this. I'm a huge fan of the blog and its so great to read more about u both!

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  15. Anonymous7/22/2010

    The photos of you both are stunning! Love your humor

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  17. so cute!I enjoyed this..^^

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