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WEDDING BLOG

Sweet and Simple Backyard Wedding in California

January 18, 2015 | nicole

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Ashley and Jeff’s backyard wedding was inspired by feminine details and classic elements, making for a lovely and natural celebration. Having your wedding in a familiar place, like a parents’ backyard, can result in such calm and ease, and Erwin Darmali of Apertura perfectly captured these emotions through his lens. A couple of precious flower girls are a wonderful bonus, and these two brought so much joy to the story of Ashley and Jeff’s wedding day.

The Couple:

Ashley and Jeff

The Wedding:

Private Residence, Pasadena, California

The Inspiration:

Simple, girly and natural. The wedding was at my parents home in the backyard which is situated at the edge of the Angeles National Forest. I’ve always been a nature girl and when my parents were looking for a new home during my childhood I saw it in the local newspaper and showed my mom. I’ve grown up in the woods and I wanted the focus to be on my home.

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The Moment:

The first look. I was so excited and nervous but once I was with him I felt so calm.

The Couple Recommends:

Chef Ray from Pop Champagne and Dessert Bar did a phenomenal job, everyone told us the food was on point!
Erwin Darmali from Apertura Photography was so professional and made us feel comfortable and never interfered with the day. We couldn’t be happier with the final results, we really feel he captured our special day.
Beautiful Day Bridal was a dream to work with. They worked so hard to get all our dresses and tuxes fitted in time.

The Wedding Team:

Photography – Apertura Inc.
Venue – Private Residence
Floral Design – Bobbe Vagell Floral Concepts
Catering – Pop Champagne & Dessert Bar
Cake – Cakery Bakery
Live Music – AMFM
Videography – Andy Cao
Hair Styling – Young Kim
Wedding Dress – Beautiful Day Wedding
Bridesmaids’ Apparel – Beautiful Day Wedding
Groom’s Apparel – Beautiful Day Wedding
Groomsmen’s Apparel – Beautiful Day Wedding
Rentals – Luna Party Rentals, Town and Country Event Rentals
Transportation – Premier Valet Service

Thanks to Erwin Darmali of Apertura for sharing Ashley and Jeff’s delightful backyard wedding. For more from Apertura, check out April and Keiri’s modern and sleek engagement session.

xoxoNicole

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5 Comments

  1. Is the groom crying? Oh, lovely moment!

  2. great Weddings, really a great inspirations

  3. Sweet and cute couple romantic wedding photography . Thanks for sharing.

  4. Reportaje en el que se a captado instantes muy emotivos

  5. I like the filtering of the photos, original wedding

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