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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

Dani + Jon’s Wedding, Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes

Dani and Jon warned me that their wedding at the gorgeous Terranea Resort was going to be a party to beat all parties. With much of Jon’s family hailing from Peru, they assured me that ‘Peruvians party all night’- and that they did! And not just the Peruvians, but all the guests. It was an incredibly fun and magical evening that was memorable for everyone. Adam and Amber (of Embrace Life Photography) took some fantastic photos of the day- below are my faves. Enjoy:)

1 Terranea Wedding Aqua Bridesmaids WToo Gown2 Terranea Wedding Aqua Bridesmaids WToo Gown3 Terranea Wedding Aqua Bridesmaids WToo Gown White Bouquets Orchids4 Terranea Wedding Aqua Bridesmaids WToo Gown White Bouquets Orchids5 Terranea Wedding Groom Tuxedo6 Terranea Wedding Groom Tuxedo7 Terranea Wedding WToo Gown White Orchid Bouquet8 Terranea Wedding Jewish Ketubah Ceremony9 Terranea Wedding Jewish Ceremony10 Terranea Wedding World Map Guest Book11 Terranea Wedding Jewish Ceremony12 Terranea Wedding Jewish Ceremony13 Terranea Wedding Jewish Ceremony14 Terranea Wedding Jewish Ceremony15 Terranea Wedding Jewish Ceremony16 Terranea Wedding Bride WToo Gown Groom Tuxedo17 Terranea Wedding Bride WToo Gown Groom Tuxedo18 Terranea Wedding Bride WToo Gown Groom Tuxedo19 Terranea Wedding Reception Details White Flowers Aqua20 Terranea Wedding Reception Details White Flowers Aqua21 Terranea Wedding Reception Details White Flowers Aqua22 Terranea Wedding Reception Details White Flowers Aqua23 Terranea Wedding Reception Hora24 Terranea Wedding Peruvian Dancers25 Terranea Wedding Reception Dessert Buffet26 Terranea Wedding Reception Wedding Cake

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Embrace Life Photography
Jakfoto Films
Spotlight Music
Rabbi Ed Feinstein, Valley Beth Shalom
Beauty and the Beach
Butterfly Floral & Event Design
Vanilla Bake Shop
3J Events (lighting)
Lovely Bride (bridal salon)
W Too ( gown designer)
And the wonderful Gina Knight and her stellar team at Terranea Resort

Jenn + Michael’s Wedding, Crossline Community Church and Shady Canyon Golf Club

Jenn and Michael chose a hidden gem here in Orange County to host their al fresco wedding reception- Shady Canyon Golf Club. Not only is it an amazing venue, but it is incredibly special to the couple as Jenn’s family lives in Shady Canyon, so they both have many memories at the club. I loved that the girls were all able to get ready at their beautiful home, and the couple also opted to have a portion of their traditional Tea Ceremony there as well. My wonderful and talented friend Sarah (of Sarah K. Chen Photography) photographed the day, and below are my favorites from her images. Enjoy:)

1 Shady Canyon Wedding Bridal Details2 Shady Canyon Wedding Bridal Details Augusta Jones3 Shady Canyon Wedding Bridal Details Augusta Jones4 Shady Canyon Wedding Tea Ceremony5 Shady Canyon Wedding Blush Ivory Flowers6 Shady Canyon Wedding Blush Ivory Flowers7 Crossline Community Church Wedding Ceremony Blush Ivory Flowers8 Crossline Community Church Wedding Ceremony Blush Ivory Flowers9 Shady Canyon Wedding Blush Ivory Flowers10 Shady Canyon Wedding Blush Ivory Flowers Navy Dresses11 Shady Canyon Wedding Blush Ivory Flowers12 Shady Canyon Wedding Augusta Jones Gown13 Shady Canyon Wedding Augusta Jones Gown14 Shady Canyon Wedding Reception Details15 Shady Canyon Wedding Reception Details16 Shady Canyon Wedding Reception Details Navy Blush Ivory17 Shady Canyon Wedding Reception Details Navy Blush Ivory18 Shady Canyon Wedding Reception Details Navy Blush Ivory19 Shady Canyon Wedding Reception Details Navy Blush Ivory20 Shady Canyon Wedding First Dance21 Shady Canyon Wedding Blush Ivory Flowers Cake

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Sarah K. Chen Photography
Elysium Productions
Nisie’s Enchanted Florist
DJ Steve with Honored Occasions
Chamber Music | OC
AK Johnston Group
Wildflower Linen
Signature Party Rentals
Theresa Huang Make-up and Hair Design
JJ Bakery
So Cal Shutterbooth
Paper Plane Paperie
Augusta Jones
Gayla with Crossline Community Church
And last but not least, Shelly Wakefield and her team at Shady Canyon Golf Club

Katie + Casey’s Wedding, Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Katie and Casey’s destination wedding at the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe was total luxe lodge perfection. We had a sprinkling of snow, cold weather for everyone to bundle up in, and an absolutely gorgeous winter setting perfect for their Big Day. I loved having Caroline (with Milou + Olin Photography) and her team there to photograph the day. Check out my favorite of their images from the day below. Enjoy:)

1 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details2 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Monique Lhuillier Gown3 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Neutral Bridesmaids4 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding White Bouquets5 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding6 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Ceremony7 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Ceremony8 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Ceremony9 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Monique Lhuillier Bride Groom10 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Monique Lhuillier Bride Groom11 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Monique Lhuillier Bride Groom12 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details13 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details14 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details15 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details white flowers16 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details17 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details18 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details Cake19 Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Wedding Details

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Milou and Olin Photography
Art in Bloom Floral
Lake DJ
La Tavola
Classic Party Rentals
Sacred Salon
Giggle and Riot
Tahoe Sierra Transportation
Forever Heyday
Monique Lhuillier
Amsale Bridesmaids
And of course, Blanche Tabe and her wonderful team at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Laura + Greg’s Wedding, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, La Jolla

Laura and Greg celebrated their ‘I do’s’ at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa– a venue I adore for it’s gorgeous, garden filled grounds where you can find nooks to relax in the sun at every turn and Spanish-inspired architecture and vibe. Laura also happened to incorporate a color that makes my heart sing whenever I see it- coral- for multiple elements throughout the day including the bridesmaids dresses and her amazing ombre bridal bouquet (designed by the fabulous Krista Jon). On-hand to photograph the day we were lucky to have Janel (of Focus Photography, Inc.)- below are my favorite of her images. Enjoy:)

1 Estancia La Jolla Wedding2 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Ombre Bouquet3 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Coral Bridesmaids4 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Coral Bridesmaids5 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Tan Suit Groom6 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Ceremony7 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Coral Bridesmaids8 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Bride and Groom9 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Reception Details10 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Reception Details Garden Florals11 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Reception Details Garden Florals12 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Reception Details Garden Florals13 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Reception First Dance14 Estancia La Jolla Wedding Reception Details Garden Florals

A special thank you to the following fabulous vendors:

Focus Photography
Russell Fowler Studios
Krista Jon Botanicals
Tim Altbaum Productions (DJ and guitarist)
Archive Vintage Rentals
VG Donuts
A Little Scene
Calligrafitti (invitations)
Noni Salon/Vow Studio (hair and make-up)
Tom Rodberg (officiant)
Christine Dingman and the great team at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa