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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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Soo + Steven’s Wedding, St. Regis Resort & Spa, Monarch Beach

Soo and Steven chose the gorgeous St. Regis Monarch Beach as the location for their wedding, and wanted the design for the wedding to mirror the elegant feel of the property. We kept the palette clean and crisp with a bit of bling and all white florals; but Soo loves the color Tiffany Blue so we worked a few pops of it here and there. It was nice paying homage to both of their cultures with a Chinese Tea ceremony in the early afternoon, and a Korean Paebaek ceremony during cocktail hour. Matt (with Lin + Jirsa Photography) photographed the day for us- below are my favorites. Enjoy:)

1 St Regis Monarch Beach Chinese Tea Ceremony2 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Groom3 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Enzoani Dress4 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Enzoani Dress5 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Enzoani Dress6 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Enzoani Dress7 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Enzoani Dress Blush Bridesmaids8 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Ceremony Ivory Flowers9 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Ceremony Ivory Flowers10 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Ceremony Ivory Flowers11 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding Korean Paebaek12 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding  Ivory Flowers13  St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding  Ivory Flowers14  St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding  Ivory Flowers15 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding  Ivory Flowers16 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding  Ivory Flowers17 St Regis Monarch Beach Wedding  Reception

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Lin+Jirsa Photography
The Emotion Picture Studio
Flowers by Cina
Vox DJ’s
Jenny O (hair and make-up)
Designer Specialty Linens
Chiavari Chair Rentals
3J Events (lighting)
Enzoani
Kelly Odell and her incredible team at the St. Regis Monarch Beach

Megan + David’s Wedding, The Los Angeles Country Club, Los Angeles

Megan and David’s wedding at the Los Angeles Country Club was not just brimming with beauty, but was an incredibly meaningful day to be a part of. I knew before we even got started talking about decor and the overall design, that Megan’s mother had passed away and it was incredibly important that they feel her presence throughout the day. As Megan explained, “The most important goal of our wedding was the honor my mom, Beth, who passed away eight years ago. Even though she couldn’t be there with us in person, honoring her in the most organic and meaningful ways was our biggest priority. She was the most gracious and hospitable person I have ever met, and we wanted to incorporate as much southern charm and hospitality into the wedding as possible. Even though we are not from the south, my mom loved southern traditions, from welcoming people into your home with open arms and making each guest feel as though they are the most important person in the room, to mint juleps, monograms, and race horses.” I know it was special not just to the two of them, but to any guests who were lucky to know Beth as they noticed these tiny touches throughout.

I also love that Megan embraced the traditional nature of the venue- “the entire Club takes you back in time and brings you back to another era. It was built in 1897, and the gorgeous, white, two-story Clubhouse looks like it belongs in the south”, so Megan selected a preppy and pretty color scheme of navy blue and platinum, with hints of light pink and ivory. She also adores blue and white stripes- so navy blue and white grosgrain ribbon appeared throughout the wedding- as accent bows on silver trays on the dessert table, wrapped around the stems of all of the bouquets, as a band around guests dinner napkins, and decorating a basket full of ivory parasols for the guests to shade themselves during the outdoor ceremony.

There to capture all these wonderful details was Paul Barnett (of Barnett Photography) who did a fantastic job capturing all the love and all the sweet details of this special day. Below are my favorites from his images- enjoy:)

1 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown Kate Spade Heels2 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details3 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown4 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown5 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown6 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown Rose Bouquet7 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Groom Tuxedo8 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Navy Bridesmaids9 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details10 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Ceremony Lazaro Gown11 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Ceremony Lazaro Gown12 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Ceremony Lazaro Gown13 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details14 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown15 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown16 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Lazaro Gown Navy Bridesmaids17 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details18 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details Silver Navy Blush19 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details20 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details21 Los Angeles Country Club Wedding Details

Barnett Photo
Taylor Films
Butterfly Floral & Event Design
SENSATION Music & Productions
Ladies Choice String Quartet
Fusion Décor
LSM Entertainment (lighting)
Hansen’s Cakes
Father Brian Delvaux with Good Shepherd American Catholic Church
Wendi San George (hair and make-up)
Lazaro (wedding gown)
Last but not least Cynthia and her awesome team at the LACC

Diahnn + Harry’s Wedding, Adamson House, Malibu

Diahnn and Harry’s big day at the historic Adamson House in Malibu was amazing for so, so many reasons. One of which being that the venue can accommodate an outdoor reception- which allows guest to enjoy the beauty of the California coast all evening long. I also loved that they are the sweetest couple who relished in every moment of the day without any stress at all. That’s how every wedding should be! Their photographer Amanda (of Amanda McKinnon Photography) was a total gem to work with and shot some gorgeous stuff- see below for my favorites. Enjoy:)

1 Adamson House Wedding Bridal Details2 Adamson House Wedding Bridal Details3 Adamson House Wedding Alyne Gown4 Adamson House Wedding Alyne Gown5 Adamson House Wedding Ivory Bouquet Blush Bridesmaid6 Adamson House Wedding Groom7 Adamson House Wedding Groom8 Adamson House Wedding First Look9 Adamson House Wedding Ivory Bouquet Blush Bridesmaid10 Adamson House Wedding Details11 Adamson House Wedding Ceremony Alyne Gown12 Adamson House Wedding Ceremony13 Adamson House Wedding Ceremony Alyne Gown14 Adamson House Wedding Ceremony Alyne Gown15 Adamson House Wedding Alyne Gown16 Adamson House Wedding Alyne Gown17 Adamson House Wedding Details18 Adamson House Wedding Details19 Adamson House Wedding Details Ivory Flowers20 Adamson House Wedding Details Ivory Flowers21 Adamson House Wedding Details Ivory Flowers22 Adamson House Wedding Alyne Gown

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Amanda McKinnon Photography
Butterfly Floral & Event Design
Society Band
Jamaica’s Cakes
Treasure Booth
You May Kiss the Bride
Theresa Huang Make-up and Hair Design
And the wonderful catering team at Truly Yours Catering

Monique + Adam’s Wedding, Summit House, Fullerton

I’m excited to share Monique and Adam’s sweet Summit House wedding. Since their wedding was in the spring, we wanted to keep their palette fresh and light with all white flowers (baby’s breath- done right!) plus peach and light navy accents. And Monique’s GORGEOUS Reem Acra gown was a favorite of mine- it looked like it was designed just for her. Thanks to Crystal (with Votografie) for photographing the day beautifully. Below are my favorite images- enjoy:)

1 Summit House Wedding2 Summit House Wedding Reem Acra Gown3 Summit Hosue Wedding Reem Acra Gown4 Summit House Wedding Reem Acra Peach Bridesmaids White Bouquet5 Summit House Wedding Reem Acra Peach Bridesmaids White Bouquet6 Summit House Wedding Ceremony Reem Acra Peach Bridesmaids7 Summit House Wedding Ceremony Reem Acra Gown8 Summit House Wedding Ceremony Reem Acra Gown9 Summit House Wedding Ceremony Reem Acra Gown10 Summit House Wedding Reception White Flowers Navy11 Summit House Wedding Reception White Flowers Navy12 Summit House Wedding Reem Acra Gown13 Summit House Wedding Reem Acra Gown14 Summit House Wedding Reem Acra Gown

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Votografie
Have and Hold Studios
Flower Allie
DJ Sota Entertainment
Haddy Music
Beverly’s Best
Fusion Décor
Chiavari Chair Rentals
Impulse Lighting
Optic Booth
Lisa Nichiporuk (hair) and Kelli (make-up)
Carmen and the fantastic team at Summit House