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Wedding Ideas: Cultural Traditions

Tuscan-Inspired California Wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano

January 21, 2017 | juliette

After a nine-month adventure exploring 23 countries, immersing themselves in foreign cultures, and getting engaged in Bali, it was perfectly fitting that Leah and Skyler’s wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano had an old-world vibe that was rich in both culture and elegance. In addition to the traditional wedding events, the couple had a sofreyé aghd ceremony to pay tribute to the bride’s Persian background. Joy n’ Company selected romantic and timeless details that complemented the naturally gorgeous wedding venue, […]

Scandinavian Fairy Tale Wedding at Foxfire Mountain House

December 21, 2016 | gabby

Kirsten and Justin’s Foxfire Mountain House wedding combined their love for their shared Norwegian heritage with the playfulness of their favorite Scandinavian fairy tales! Kirsten and Justin invited their closest family and friends to their magical wedding weekend that included a Pagan ceremony, a harvest dinner, and two seriously awesome cakes. This very crafty couple placed an emphasis on making sure every detail of their wedding was thoughtful and local, from their DIY garlands made of foraged wheat and flowers down […]

Stunning Sikh Wedding at Villa Pizzo in Lake Como

November 23, 2016 | gabby

Inder and Taj’s Italian wedding was a multicultural event complete with an international guest list, gorgeous jewel toned décor, and a full weekend of activities! The couple hosted the first part of their wedding at Villa Pizzo, a picturesque property on Lake Como that was the perfect backdrop for their elaborate ceremony. Inder and Taj’s reception at Villa Del Grumello was a totally modern departure from their traditional ceremony with modern elements like ghost chairs, airy curtains, and a crisp white color palette. We […]

This Oceanside Wedding at Shelter Cove is the Epitome of Laid-Back Chic

November 14, 2016 | gabby

Anni and Rich are originally from opposite ends of the world, but when it came time for them to choose a wedding venue, California’s Shelter Cove called to them. Being a wedding photographer herself, Anni knew she wanted a low-key wedding weekend that included events and details that are special to her and Rich’s past, present, and future! The couple held a traditional Baci ceremony as well as an intimate Black Sands Beach ceremony to reflect their cultures […]

This Backyard Fiesta Wedding Took Notes From Frida Kahlo’s Style

November 9, 2016 | gabby

Haley and Jose’s backyard fiesta wedding takes the cake as the most colorful wedding we’ve seen! Choosing to draw inspiration from Frida Kahlo and traditional fiestas, the couple incorporated fun Mexican details like Mariachi bands, Folklorico dancers, and rainbow floral décor everywhere. Haley took her Frida Kahlo inspired look a step further with a gorgeous flower crown made of protea, daisies, and chrysanthemums. We love the vibrancy that Hinterland Stills captured in Haley and Jose’s wedding, including the couple’s sunset photo […]

Picture Perfect Bali Destination Wedding at Bambu Indah

November 7, 2016 | gabby

Codi and Ryan are adventurers at heart, so they chose a romantic Bali destination elopement for their wedding! Because there weren’t family members or a wedding party to juggle, the couple opted to enjoy their Bambu Indah wedding day at a leisurely pace and allow themselves time to explore Bali’s gorgeous rice paddies and natural pools. Apel Photography captured every adventurous moment of Codi and Ryan’s wedding, including an awesome traditional Bali blessing ceremony! The Couple: Codi and […]

Glamorous Fiji Wedding at Garden of the Sleeping Giant

October 24, 2016 | gabby

Kimti’s Fijian-Indian heritage as well as her and Leigh’s Australian home inspired the couple to host their wedding weekend in the gorgeous Fiji Islands! The adventurous couple chose Garden of the Sleeping Giant as their outdoor venue for its authentic tropical Fiji experience. From the crisp white color palette to the sophisticated florals, we can’t get enough of Kimti and Leigh’s British-Colonial-inspired reception décor. Destination photographer Kama Catch Me captured every gorgeous moment of the couple’s wedding, including a fun couple portrait […]

Stylish and Colorful California Wedding at the San Diego Botanic Gardens

September 5, 2016 | gabby

Leah and Sach’s bright jewel toned wedding beautifully blends the groom’s Indian heritage and the bride’s love for contemporary textures! The wedding’s florals created by The Dainty Lion incorporate lots of greenery and pops of color that we think complemented the San Diego Botanic Gardens perfectly. Thoughtful bar and food menus, a very personal ceremony, and the cutest guestbook table are a few details that totally made Leah and Sach’s wedding special to them. From first look to first dance, […]

This New Smyrna Beach Wedding is the Epitome of Easygoing Tropical Florida Spirit

August 13, 2016 | gabby

Jeannette and Bryan channeled Florida’s low-key tropical vibes in their New Smyrna Beach wedding décor and the results are nothing short of magical! Deep green palm fronds and gray Spanish moss served as the backdrops for the day’s design and were accented with fun pops of color. We love how the couple’s day-of style reflected their family traditions in the sweetest way – Bryan wore a traditional barong made from pineapple silk to honor Jeannette’s Filipino family. From fun […]

Gatsby-Inspired Florida Wedding at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

July 15, 2016 | gabby

When Megan and Will decided to have a Gatsby-inspired wedding, they knew Vizcaya Museum and Gardens was the perfect venue! This lavish home-turned-museum is surrounded by water and has the ability to transport any guest to the decadence of the Roaring Twenties. Art deco wedding details like a bridal gown dripping with beads, gilded tablescapes, and vintage accents everywhere stayed true to Megan and Will’s Gatsby theme. Photographer Becca Borge beautifully captured this wedding’s glamorous style! The Couple: Megan and […]