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Thought I’d drop my interview with Canvas Rebel! I was nominated to share my story by the amazing Venturing Vows – thank you Miki! I may have overshared here, but in the article I talk a lot about self inflicted challenges, being a creative entrepreneur, and what lessons I had to unlearn. When I answered […]

INTERVIEW: Canvas Rebel


May 31, 2024
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Firstly, thank you to Sam Starns for these incredible images! She’s got all the goods on eloping your life-you should totally check her out. For a rundown on the wild time and more specifics, check her post out here. There is always something very special about a couple choosing you to be their “plus one” […]

Eloped: The Swiss Alps


May 24, 2024
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A triple Leo, with a dress for each one of those placements.

Pacific Coast Elopement: Leo Style


May 6, 2024
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This will not be the ‘How to Elope Alaksa in epic fashion’ article. I leave that to the pros, and in this case its Sam Starns. And you can read her guide, and soak in all that knowledge and know-how. I’ll instead share my experience with S + J and their love story in a […]

Elope Alaska


hairstyling alaska elopement
Jun 27, 2023
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If you’ve landed on this little slice of the internet, you’re exactly where you’re supposed to be. Formerly, this website and blog was home to Fleurt Beauty Company, where my partner,Rachael and I shared all the things about our brides, beauty products, tips and tricks, and anincredible business, since 2017. Since meeting four years before […]

Welcome to Black Fern Beauty Co.


Mar 20, 2023
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We gotta talk…. We often get requests for two dates when folks inquire with us for hair and makeup services.  One of course is your wedding day, and the other is when you plan to have your engagement photos taken.  So naturally (or at the direction of your photog or planner) you’d like your trial […]

Engagement photography-and why this popular trend is a bad idea.

Guides, Pro Tips

Jan 26, 2022
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  2020 brought a ton of life changes for everyone.  One of the biggest was Meaghan setting up home base on the west coast.  While she has spent most of her life in Baltimore City, its seems wild that Oregon would be the next stop on her journey.  The world turning upside down has a […]

Breaking News: Meaghan Moves to Oregon

Archived, News

Oregon makeup Artist
Jan 19, 2021
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Looking back over the most beautiful moments of 2020, the memory of this backyard “minimony” comes to mind.  As we all know, 2020 had weddings looking really different; but micro weddings are amazing, and here’s a peek at one destined to be an inspiration for brides looking to downsize. Not only was every small detail […]

“Minimony”: How to do it the ‘Right Way’

Archived, Minymony

Fleurt Beauty Company
Jan 13, 2021
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Lets face it.  The world hasn’t stopped spinning, but it sure looks different these days. For the past several months we have all been heartbreakingly impacted by the effects of Corona Virus.  What gives me the most hope, is the resilience I’ve witnessed.  Especially from brides who are determined to celebrate love, even if it […]

The Ultimate Wedding Crasher: Celebrating in a Pandemic

Archived, Guides

Nov 4, 2020
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While we are staying distant and staying home, lets do something positive!  Its time to clean, and purge, honey.  As one of Baltimore’s ‘go-to’ beauty teams, we are proud of our kits, and our good hygiene practices.  The images in this article are of our professional set ups…makeup kit porn! Look into any makeup lovers […]

Purging Old Beauty Products, Storage & Good Hygiene

Archived, Pro Tips

Apr 21, 2020