Wedding Ideas: California Wedding

Nature-Inspired Carmel Valley Wedding at The Holly Farm

March 23, 2018 | juliette

By combining their love of nature and their passion for travel, Nicole and Juanjo created the coziest garden celebration at The Holly Farm. These California cuties used the naturally beautiful space to create an unforgettable event that included an intimate ceremony in the center of the secret garden and an outdoor reception tucked away in a pavilion of tropical foliage. Even with an overflow of plants all around, Laughin’ Gal Floral managed to create both a stunning bridal […]

This Couple Lucked Out with the Dreamiest Light During Their Big Sur Elopement

March 19, 2018 | colleen

With incredible views and the most gorgeous golden light at sunset, Aislinn and James’ Big Sur elopement is a dream! These two planned their destination elopement by choosing a place they had never been before. Taking the carefree route and getting input for locations from their amazing photographer, Sebastien Bicard, everything fell into place perfectly. Aislinn wore a custom wedding dress thanks to the magic that Celeste Hardeman of Krustellos Couture Gowns worked on it to alter it […]

This Leonard Lake Reserve Wedding Among the Redwoods is Pure Romance

March 16, 2018 | juliette

There are so many perfect locations for a wedding in the Redwood forests of California, and Leonard Lake Reserve is one of our new favorites! Jem and Peter took full advantage of the lakefront property, the private cabins, and the dreamy woodsy spaces to host an unforgettable wedding weekend. It’s not hard to see that this wedding was all about community. Every element, from the decor to flower arrangements to the reception dinner, were made by Jem, […]

This DIY SmogShoppe Wedding Gives a Subtle Nod to Wes Anderson

March 15, 2018 | colleen

Kristen and Keith’s DIY SmogShoppe wedding is full of whimsical and quirky charm. Their green and gold color scheme made for a fun reception space full of succulents from The Succulent Source, candles, and a few DIY projects – like a custom built sweetheart table completed by Keith! Embracing some Wes Anderson vibes, these two opted for an untraditional cake topper of foxes on their Butter Cake Shoppe wedding cake. The fun and carefree reception went on without a hitch […]

This Bohemian Bodega Bay Wedding Had a Thrilling Cliffside Ceremony

March 6, 2018 | colleen

Ashley and Kevin’s intimate Bodega Bay wedding had the dreamiest cliffside first dance. These hippie, adventure-seeking, lovebirds opted for a small ceremony that is unlike anything they had seen before. Growing up landlocked, they knew they wanted a waterfront wedding, so these two road-tripped until they found the perfect spot! Ashley wore a stunning Lillian West wedding dress and Kevin looked dapper in his custom tailored suit. Their ceremony had custom DIY boho details, including a teepee […]

Dramatically Glamorous Winter Wedding at Parker Palm Springs

March 5, 2018 | colleen

Full of modern elements, Charyssa and Austin’s wedding at Parker Palm Springs is a sight to see! With so many personal touches, Charyssa and Austin wanted to make their big wedding to have a small and intimate feel to it – this led to lots of hand-lettering and DIY projects! Luckily, Charyssa has experience doing calligraphy for many other weddings and was able to finally able to use her trade for her very own wedding. Her […]

Parker Palm Springs Made This Couple’s Resort Town Wedding Dreams a Reality

March 4, 2018 | juliette

Janelle and Chad channeled a totally unique, eclectic glam style into their wedding at Parker Palm Springs. With the help of planners from Save the Date Events and BAHTOH floral designers, they merged elegant decor, including glittery table cloths and tall floral centerpieces, with whimsical details, such as Star Wars-themed table numbers and wedding cake. We adore that they chose to hold their ceremony in a secret garden on the venue’s expansive property and integrated that garden detail with a […]

Rustic Southwestern Temecula Wedding at Wolf Feather Honey Farm

February 24, 2018 | juliette

Amber and Courtney threw tradition to the wind in their wedding at Wolf Feather Honey Farm and created a truly heartfelt celebration of love! They fully embraced the rustic setting and sprinkled southwestern vibes everywhere, from their wood and floral teepee backdrop and pampas grass ceremony decor to their canvas teepee lounge area filled with geometric textiles, pelts, and copper table accents. Luna Wild Design and Watersigne Floral went above and beyond in designing and curating every element, and Singler Photography captured it […]

Organic Chalet View Lodge Wedding with a Touch of Mid-Century Style

February 24, 2018 | juliette

Rachel and Matt’s wedding weekend at California’s Chalet View Lodge was as lovely as it was laid-back. Day of Gal helped the couple create an organic feel that flowed throughout the entire day and highlighted the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevada landscape. Their decor focused on natural greenery with pops of white florals, which tied in effortlessly with the rustic vibe. But they had plenty of unexpected elements, as well, such as a mid-century modern lounge area and a […]

Vibrant Hawaiian-Inspired Millwick Wedding in Los Angeles

February 18, 2018 | juliette

To pay homage to their romantic tropical engagement, Stephanie and Jordan brought Hawaii to California in their Millwick wedding in downtown LA. Playing off the retro tropical vibes of the venue, they and the planners at Honeycomb Affair brought in vibrant coral and pink florals, pineapples, and a variety of tropical leaves to create an urban oasis for their friends and family. Every detail made it easy to forget this wedding didn’t take place on the Big Island […]