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WEDDING BLOG

Wedding Ideas: Northern California Wedding

Northern California Brunch Wedding at an Olive Grove

September 2, 2018 | juliette

Sarah and Miles’ brunch wedding combined three of our favorite wedding trends: breakfast foods, DIY decor, and garden party vibes. This wedding, which took place on a relative’s private farm, was almost entirely handmade by this creative couple and their tribe of loving friends and family. Because Sarah and Miles wanted the natural beauty of the venue to speak for itself, they made sure every detail, from the wildflowers to the honey favors to the […]

This Sand Rock Farm Wedding was Filled with Elegant Whimsy

July 15, 2018 | juliette

Laura and Alex’s wedding at Sand Rock Farm began with a ceremony beneath giant redwoods and ended with a silent disco, so we think it’s safe to say this was one epic celebration! The couple chose the California location as a nod to their dating years and tasked E Events Co. with helping them bring their whimsical, natural, and elegant vibes together into one beautifully designed event. With a little sparkle, boho rugs and lanterns, handmade signage, and a […]

Handmade California Greenhouse Wedding at Shelldance Orchid Garden

June 7, 2018 | juliette

If you’ve followed us for a while, you know that greenhouse weddings are high on our list of favorites, and this California wedding at Shelldance Orchid Garden is no exception! Christine and Jesse brought all their friends and family to their new home in California over the Thanksgiving holiday for a weekend-long celebration that included a potluck feast, bowling, and, of course, their incredible wedding! Although the greenhouse venue was bursting with plants, Floral Times added textural bouquets and […]

This Industrial 16th Street Station Wedding in Oakland is Greenery Goals

May 29, 2018 | juliette

We’ve seen a lot of incredible venues in our time, and this 16th Street Station wedding is one of our new favorites! This historic train station in West Oakland, which was once the last stop on the trans-continental railway and the home of the first African American union in the country, has an industrial elegance that’s nearly impossible to describe in words. Luckily, Keely of The Montoya Collective was there to capture every inch of Denai and Ian’s […]

This Stylish Couple Exchanged Emotional Vows at Their Muir Woods Elopement

May 15, 2018 | juliette

We’re all smiles here today because, not only is this Muir Woods elopement gorgeous, but it belongs to our very own Editorial Assistant Colleen and her new husband Ross! This sweet couple packed up and headed to the West Coast for a wildly romantic day that included a relaxed morning together and an intimate vow exchange officiated by the groom’s brother. Then they and photographer Lauren Scotti made their way through the woods and out to the beach for […]

Classic California Wedding at Cavallo Point

April 27, 2018 | juliette

Breese and Matt’s Sausalito wedding at Cavallo Point was as classic and elegant as they come! Because of their proximity to the iconic Golden Gate bridge and the beautiful California weather, most of their day took place outside. Lally Events worked their magic to create an intimate ceremony beneath two large redwood trees, a cozy cocktail hour around a fire pit, and a beautiful ballroom reception that was anything but stuffy. Venn Floral created winter-inspired arrangements with pops of burgundy and […]

The Rengstorff House Set the Scene for This Modern Victorian Wedding

March 30, 2018 | juliette

Victorian weddings are all about refined elegance and grace, which made the stately mansion and sprawling gardens at The Rengstorff House the perfect setting for Ebony and Rafael’s Victorian-inspired celebration. Plan My Wedding Please helped the couple bring modern and romantic vibes together in perfect harmony with an outdoor ceremony that relied mostly on the natural beauty of the garden space and a reception that featured minimal greenery, natural textures, geometric accents, and calligraphy signs. Even the bride’s […]

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 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 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 […]