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Sylvia + Vance’s Wedding, Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Sylvia and Vance are just the sweetest- I mean, he even popped the question to her on HIS birthday. What a guy, right? They picked the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for its incomparable ocean views and embraced the whole beachy romantic vibe for their wedding day design. Soft colors and pretty florals did all the talking! I truly enjoyed working with Jan and Tey (of Jan & Tey Weddings) for the first time. They took tons of gorgeous photos of the day- below are my favorites. Enjoy:)

1 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Bouquet2 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown3 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown4 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown

I ADORED Sylvia’s Matthew Christopher gown from Blush Bridal

5 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown6 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Groom Tuxedo7 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown8 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown9 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Ceremony Blush Flowers10 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Ceremony Blush Flowers11 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Ceremony Blush Flowers12 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Reception Blush Flowers13 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Reception Blush Flowers14 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Reception Blush Flowers15 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown16 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Matthew Christopher Gown

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Jan & Tey Weddings
Elman & Adam
Nisie’s Enchanted Florist
3J Events (DJ and Lighting)
Luxe Linen
Chiavari Chair Rentals
JPR Weddings
Hanna Choi Makeup and Hair Studio
Triumph Photo Booth
And last but definitely not least, Hailey Eichenmuller and the incredible team at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

S + A’s Wedding, The Sunset Restaurant, Malibu

S and A were so much fun to plan with- both have a quirky sense of humor that I completely got, and really wanted the day to reflect their laidback vibe as a couple. They chose the beachfront Sunset Restaurant for its completely amazing location (hello, toes in the sand) and some pretty incredible vendors including a favorite for florals (Holly Flora) and the coolest blues band out there (The Blue Breeze Band). Always love having Brian (of Brian Leahy Photography) photographing the day for my couples- here are my favorites that he shot. Enjoy:)

1 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Bride2 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Bridesmaids3 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Groom4 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Groom5 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Ceremony6 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Ceremony7 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Ceremony8 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Ceremony9 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Bride Groom Beach10 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Bride Groom Beach11 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Details12 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Details13 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Details14 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Details15 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Details16 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Details17 The Sunset Restaurant Malibu Jewish Wedding Bride Groom

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Brian Leahy Photography
Catering by Brenda
Holly Flora
The Blue Breeze Band
Luxe Linen
3J Events
Rabbi Pinchus (Pini) Dunner
Design Visage
California Coastal Limousine
And the staff at The Sunset Restaurant

Helen + Miles’ Wedding, Calamigos Ranch, Malibu

I love love loved everything about Helen and Miles’ rustic chic wedding at Calamigos Ranch. They definitely wanted to embrace the surroundings of their beautiful Malibu location, but are a stylish couple and that absolutely shone through in many ways. It was exactly as they wanted with the springtime color palette giving their largely East Coast guest list a break from the winter they flew in from. And with fun touches throughout- a dance floor that was never empty, a candy buffet that was so good a guest actually tried to take a jar home, and tons of love in the room. A memorable evening for all! Thanks to Jana Williams (of Jana Williams Photography) for photographing so many gorgeous images of the day. Here are my favorites- enjoy:)

1 Calamigos Ranch Wedding2 Calamigos Ranch Wedding3 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Bride Bridesmaids4 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Groom5 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Groom6 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Groom Groomsmen7 Calamigos Ranch Wedding8 Calamigos Ranch Wedding9 Calamigos Ranch Wedding10 Calamigos Ranch Wedding11 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Ceremony12 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Ceremony13 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Ceremony14 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Ceremony15 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Reception Flowers16 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Reception Cake Flowers17 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Reception Flowers18 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Reception19 Calamigos Ranch Wedding Reception

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Jana Williams Photography
Holly Flora
Shine Entertainment
Cake Creamery
3J Events
VIP Limousines & Coaches
And the entire team at Calamigos Ranch

Kim + Cris’ Wedding, Pelican Hill Resort, Newport Coast

Kim and Cris are the most fun-loving couple, and it was important as we planned their Pelican Hill wedding, that we incorporate that throughout. I loved that they had not just one ring bearer- but FIVE of the most adorable ring bearers as a SQUAD! And Kim’s dad was all about surprises for the newlyweds- for example, a confetti cannon that went off just as they were pronounced husband and wife that completely wowed the couple and their guests. Always wonderful to work with my favorite Jasmine (of Jasmine Star Photography)- below are my favorites from the images she took that day/ Enjoy:)

1 Pelican Hill Wedding2 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers3 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers4 Pelican Hill Wedding Groom5 Pelican Hill Wedding Groom6 Pelican Hill Wedding First Look7 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers8 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers9 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers10 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers11 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers12 Pelican Hill Wedding Ceremony Blush Flowers13 Pelican Hill Wedding Ceremony Blush Flowers14 Pelican Hill Wedding Ceremony15 Pelican Hill Wedding Blush Flowers16 Pelican Hill Wedding Ceremony Blush Flowers17 Pelican Hill Wedding Reception Blush Flowers18 Pelican Hill Wedding Reception Blush Flowers19 Pelican Hill Wedding Reception Blush Flowers20 Pelican Hill Wedding Reception Blush Flowers21 Pelican Hill Wedding Reception Blush Flowers22 Pelican Hill Wedding Reception Blush Flowers Cake

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Jasmine Star Photography
Nisie’s Enchanted Florist
Rembrandt
Chiavari Chair Rentals
3J Events (lighting)
Found Vintage Rentals
La Tavola Linen
Flawless Faces
VIP Limousines & Coaches
And of course, Pam Wolter and the amazing team at Pelican Hill

Heather + John’s Wedding, St. John Vianney Chapel and Island Hotel, Newport Beach

Heather and John’s wedding kicked off with a sweet and intimate ceremony at St. John Vianney Chapel on the charming Balboa Island. With a bagpiper leading the newlyweds out of the chapel- guests all knew they were in for a memorable celebration. Afterwards the festivities continued at the Island Hotel, Newport Beach in the Cabana Room that was truly glowing with candlelight and sweet and thoughtful floral compositions on each of the guest dining tables. One of my favorite touches was that Heather incorporated several of her own vintage furniture pieces into the overall design- made the evening all the more personal! It was such a pleasure working with the talented Nicole (of Nicole Caldwell Photography); below are my favorites she photographed of the day. Enjoy:)

1 Island Hotel St. John Vianney Wedding Reem Acra Gown

I adored Heather’s sot and flowy Reem Acra gown!

2 Island Hotel St. John Vianney Wedding Reem Acra Gown3 Island Hotel St. John Vianney Wedding Reem Acra Gown4 Island Hotel Newport Beach Wedding Details5 Island Hotel Newport Beach Wedding Details6 Island Hotel Newport Beach Wedding Details7 Island Hotel Newport Beach Wedding Cake Details8 Island Hotel Newport Beach Wedding Details

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Nicole Caldwell Studio
Bloom Box Designs
Visions Entertainment
Eric Rigler (bagpiper)
La Tavola Linen
PSAV
Takes The Cake
Where’s the Party OC
St. John Vianney Chapel
And the amazing staff at the Island Hotel, Newport Beach

Dimay + Austin’s Wedding, Hotel Casa del Mar, Santa Monica

Dimay and Austin are a classic example of perfect timing. The two started as friends first, both being in relationships when they met on a camping trip. The most interaction they had that trip was when Dimay helped Austin untangle his kite. When they both ended up single at the same time, Austin took a chance and reached out to Dimay- the rest is history. Their proposal follows suit for their sweet relationship- after a perfect day enjoying many activities while on a weekend getaway in Ojai, Austin created a pathway of signs expressing his love to Dimay. The signs ended in a beautiful garden where he waited on bended knee, asking her to spend the rest of his life with him. Embracing the ‘fairytale love’ theme, their wedding at the Hotel Casa del Mar was magical in so many ways. The talented Marvin Tsai (of Marvin Tsai Photography) took so many beautiful images of the day- here are my favorites. Enjoy:)

1 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Bouquet2 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Monique Lhuillier GownDimay’s gorgeous gown was designed by Monique Lhuillier

3 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Monique Lhuillier Gown4 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Monique Lhuillier Gown Blush Bridesmaids5 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Groom6 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Monique Lhuillier Gown7 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Monique Lhuillier Gown8 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Monique Lhuillier Gown9 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Ceremony Details10 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Ceremony Details11 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Ceremony Details12 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Ceremony Details13 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Ceremony14 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Ceremony15 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Reception Details16 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Blush Reception Details17 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Blush Reception Details18 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Blush Reception Details19 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Blush Reception Details20 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Blush Reception Details Wedding Cake21 Hotel Casa del Mar Wedding Blush Reception Details

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Marvin Tsai Photography
Andy Vu (videographer)
LV Floral Events
TMMPRO (DJ and lighting)
Angelica Strings
Luxe Linen
Found Vintage Rentals
Vanilla Bake Shop
JPR Weddings
Theresa Huang Make-up and Hair Design
Prostudio Booths
Right Lane Films (slo-mo video booth)
And the wonderful team at Hotel Casa del Mar

Karen + Michael’s Wedding, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Karen and Michael’s love spans the globe. She (being originally from Brazil), happened to meet Michael on a visit to a friend in NYC from Miami (where she was living at the time). Thinking nothing could come of the relationship given the distance- Michael was not one to let it get in the way, and before long, he was down on one knee asking her to marry him on a romantic getaway in Portugal. The two soon decided to wed near where Michael grew up, at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel and their wedding day was nothing short of perfection. A princess ball gown, beautiful blush details, and a party that wouldn’t stop! A special thank you to Joe and Mirta (of Barnet Photography) for capturing the day beautifully. Here are my favorite images from their day- enjoy:)

2 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding White Bouquet
3 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown
Karen’s Maggie Sottero gown from Kleinfeld Bridal was perfection!

4 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown
5 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown
6 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown
7 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Zegna Tux
8 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown
9 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown10 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown11 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Ceremony Blush Ivory Flowers12 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Ceremony Blush Ivory Flowers13 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Ceremony Blush Ivory Flowers14 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Ceremony Blush Ivory Flowers15 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Ceremony Blush Ivory Flowers
1 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown
16 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Reception Blush Ivory Flowers17 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Reception Blush Ivory Flowers18 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Reception Blush Ivory Flowers19 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Reception Blush Ivory Flowers20 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Reception Blush Ivory Flowers Cake
21 Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding Pronovias Gown

A special thank you to the following vendors:

Barnet Photography
The Emotion Picture Studio
Nisie’s Enchanted Florist
Elevated Pulse Productions (DJ and lighting)
Angelica Strings
Chiavari Chair Rentals
So Cal Shutterbooth
Rev. Clint Hufft
Flawless Faces
And Hailey and her wonderful team at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Angela + Patrick’s Wedding, Rancho del Cielo, Malibu

Angela and Patrick’s al fresco celebration at the gorgeous hidden gem of a venue, Rancho del Cielo, was perfect in pretty much every way possible. It was one of those amazing combinations of incredible California weather, delicious food, lovely decor, and SO much love radiating from their many friends and family who came together to celebrate. Such a wonderful day, and I was happy to help them plan it! We had the awesome Josh (of Mi Belle Photographers) photographing the day, and he definitely captured it beautifully. Below are my favorites from his gorgeous images- enjoy:)

1 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown2 Rancho del Cielo wedding3 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown4 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown5 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown6 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Lavender Bridesmaids7 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Bride and Groom8 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Bride and Groom9 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Bride and Groom10 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Bride and Groom11 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Lavender Bridesmaids12 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Lavender Bridesmaids13 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Purple Flowers Ceremony14 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Purple Flowers Ceremony15 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Purple Flowers Ceremony16 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Purple Flowers Ceremony17 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Details18 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Details19 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Details Purple Flowers20 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Details Purple Flowers21 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Details Purple Flowers22 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Reception First Dance23 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Details Purple Flowers24 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Maggie Sottero Gown Bride and Groom25 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Reception Wedding Cake26 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Reception27 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Reception28 Rancho del Cielo Wedding Reception

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Mi Belle Photography
Alan Larsen Films
Holly Flora
Damon Tedesco (DJ)
Kelly Zhang Team
Vanilla Bake Shop
And last but not least, Donna and her team at Monrose Catering, and Jill and Sparky with Rancho del Cielo

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