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Our Covers

Ceremony San Diego is an annual magazine with bi-monthly cover changes.

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Photographed by: PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

Photographed by QUINN LACASSE PHOTOGRAPHY

Bouquet by HARTWORKS FLORAL DESIGN

Floral Design by: ADORATIONS BOTANICAL ARTISTRY Styling & Coordination by: WHITE LACE EVENTS Rentals by: CLASSIC PARTY RENTALS

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Floral Design by TRENDEE FLOWERS

Location: THE INN AT RANCHO SANTA FE

Styling & Coordination by OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA

AUG | SEP

OCT | NOV

DEC | JAN

Photographed by PAUL BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY

Photographed by 8TWENTY8 STUDIOS

Photographed by KRISTINA CHARTIER PHOTOGRAPHY

Floral Design by JENNIFER COLE FLORALS

Floral Design by ADRIANNE SMITH FLORAL DESIGN

Cake by SWEET CHEEKS BAKING COMPANY

Styling & Coordination by CROWN WEDDINGS

Styling & Coordination by A JOY FOREVER

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pub lisher’s letter Is there anything better than a fabulous, fresh makeover? Our many long-time avid and loyal wedding industry readers will notice first thing that our 2015 Ceremony Magazines and digital components have experienced such pleasure. While we revel in our own new look, we indulge in the Pure Wedding Ingenuity from Ceremony’s family of wedding professionals that continues to make up the 1200 pages of our four California issues. This Great List contains not only many of the best in San Diego and Temecula Wine Country, but also some of the finest in the country. With 41 real weddings in this issue alone, we highlight the featured vendors we know you can trust. Throughout the entire magazine, their web addresses are listed alongside their work as a helpful tool when you are flipping through Ceremony Magazine online. Other wedding contributors chosen by our featured couples are additionally listed, so that you may make your own informed decisions. Either way, we are excited for what we know you are about to experience: meeting, collaborating with and perhaps even befriending some of the most creatively talented people you will ever know. As you travel along your wedding planning journey, preparing for life’s wondrous path of marriage and love, we encourage you to put extra special thought into the most significant aspect of the wedding celebration – the .

Congratulations!

Amy Harrick Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

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PUBLISHER & EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Amy Harrick

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Jennifer Petrini

ART DIRECTOR

Mark Berning

VICE PRESIDENT SALES & MARKETING

James Harrick

ADVERTISING ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Lindsey Dieter

ASSISTANT TO THE PUBLISHER

Morgan Votaw

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

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FEATURES WRITER

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DIGITAL EDITORS

Mark Berning Morgan Votaw

Ceremony Magazine 1501 San Elijo Road South, Suite 104 - 313 San Marcos, CA 92078 TOLL FREE 888.8.CEREMONY FAX 888.823.7388 WEB CeremonyMagazine.com MOBILE CeremonyMagazine.com/mobile EMAIL info@CeremonyMagazine.com

Ceremony thanks its many quality professional contributors. While Ceremony has made every effort to bring you only the finest professionals’ expertise and advertisements, opinions expressed are solely theirs and all ads are published based on the representation that the advertiser is properly authorized to publish the entire contents thereof. Ad content is not the responsibility of Ceremony. All information provided is believed to be accurate at the time of publication. Any reproduction of this publication in whole or in part, photographs, text or otherwise, without written permission of Ceremony Magazine is strictly prohibited. Printed in China. Offices, production and pre-press in California. Those who wish to submit artwork, images, editorials or weddings for publication should visit our website for submission guidelines. To order back issues or any of the four 2015 issues (Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco), please visit our website.

How do yu know? How do you know he is…the one? You may have been asked this question by your parents, your friends, even yourself. The answer isn’t always perfectly clear; he may or may not be ‘ideal’ on paper; you may have known him for only two months or perhaps you’ve been hanging in there a good five years; he may be a cowboy while you were visualizing a business man. The so-called ‘signs’ aren’t always there, but somehow, you just know. At Ceremony, we feel the same way about our Great List of vendors that we recommend. We take this vendor collective very seriously, which is why we don’t put arbitrary consideration requirements in an antiquated form. We don’t have a scholastic checklist to help us come up with an ‘A’ grade. We don’t even have a job application type form to fill out. You see, when it comes to choosing our Great List of recommended vendors, we believe there is no specific formula for choosing who we invite to join our family. Probably not unlike you, we take a look-see at Facebook, we inquire with their friends and colleagues and, most importantly, we get to know them by social networking the old-fashioned way (in person). In the end, we go with our gut. We just…know. You will find that some of these recommended vendors have refined their businesses over the past twenty years, while others bring fresh ideas after having recently started their own businesses. Many of our recommended venues are on the AAA Five-Diamond Resort list; others include charming private estates and everything in between. What they all have in common is that we have a mutual respect for each other; we each genuinely want to see the other succeed; we envision a future together. Do those relationship qualities sound familiar with someone you know? We hope that you will find this varied Great List vendor collective to be helpful in finding your wedding day professionals. There is no single vendor that is perfect for everyone, but there are vendors that are perfect for you. And when you meet them, you will just know.

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table of contents

CEREMONY MAGAZINE 2015 | PURE WEDDING INGENUITY

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fashion & beauty

locations & catering �

planning & production

flowers & decor

invitations

photography & cinema

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weddings of distinction

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TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY WEDDINGS

mary & brian 200

lauren & juan 254

lauren & hunter 204 PAUL BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY

amy & jake 256

vita & simon 206 WE HEART PHOTOGRAPHY

jennifer & christopher

megan & alex 209 WAYNE AND ANGELA PHOTOGRAPHERS

melanie & julian 262

louise & ken 212 VALLENTYNE PHOTOGRAPHY

lori & ronnie 264

hannah & collin 214 BUFFETT PHOTOGRAPHY

kate & john 266

nadia & bryan 216 PAUL BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY

ashley & brent 269

kelly & drew 219 JENNIFER DERY PHOTOGRAPHY

jennifer & jonathan 272

ashley & nick 222

justine & brett 274

christina & joseph

michelle & tim 276

STUDIO CARRÉ PHOTOGRAPHIE DAPPER IMAGES

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FRANCE PHOTOGRAPHERS

TAYLOR ABEEL PHOTOGRAPHY

KRISTINA CHARTIER PHOTOGRAPHY

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PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY SIGMA SIX PHOTOGRAPHY

JASMINE STAR PHOTOGRAPHY

PAUL BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY BECKER PHOTOGRAPHY

JIM KENNEDY PHOTOGRAPHERS PAUL BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY

logan & travis 226 PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

alexandra & grigoriy

amber & matt 229

angela & daniel 282

jessica & marquette

lindsey & charles 284

TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY WEDDINGS PETULA PEA PHOTOGRAPHY

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TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY WEDDINGS

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STUDIO CARRÉ PHOTOGRAPHIE PAUL BARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY

aleida & bob 234 TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY WEDDINGS

annalise & noam

noelle & david 236 JOHN RIEDY PHOTOGRAPHY

caroline & artemios 289

sahar & soheil 238 8TWENTY8 STUDIOS

christine & jose 292

melissa & uros 241 WAYNE AND ANGELA PHOTOGRAPHERS

katherine & michael

lisa & matt 244

lindsay & bryan 297

marianne & giovanni

jaya & john

BETWIXT STUDIO

MEGAN ANN PHOTOGRAPHY

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francine & patrick 248 RESOLUSEAN PHOTOGRAPHY

MIA ALYSSE PHOTOGRAPHY

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PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

QUINN LACASSE PHOTOGRAPHY

TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY WEDDINGS

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BRITT RENE PHOTO

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TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY WEDDINGS

sharareh & milas 302 TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY WEDDINGS

jennifer & brian 251 DAPPER IMAGES

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It is the combined images from the Great List of photographers that make up a majority of Ceremony. Their unique blend of personalities and photographic styles are brought to life, detail after detail, wedding after wedding, emotion after emotion, on the pages of Ceremony. The covered “short-list” of Ceremony San Diego’s advertisers is kept exclusive to a limited number of only the finest photographers in the industry.

Dapper Images

8TWENTY8 Studios

Yasmine and Deshun's passion and love for one another is what motivates them to create their beautiful art together. This husband-and-wife-team appreciates how their fashion background influences and fuses with their modern wedding photography and video. The international award-winning studio is recognized for imagery that evokes emotion, pops with intense color, and high contrast black and whites that look like they came from your favorite fashion magazine. Aiming to capture the unexpected, Deshun and Yasmine frequently travel the nation on wedding photography assignments (and espresso tasting adventures), telling the unique stories of couples and their families.

dapperimages.com 760.809.1240

True Photography Weddings

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Jennifer Dery Photography

Paul Barnett

Praised for her artistic eye and unique perspective, Jennifer has become one of the most sought after wedding photojournalists in San Diego and beyond. Her documentary-style wedding coverage captures emotionally charged, detail rich images that genuinely capture the spirit and ambiance of the wedding celebration. Jennifer is honored to have her images regularly featured in many wedding publications nationwide.

Paul Barnett’s work is evidence of his unobtrusiveness and spontaneous eye. His photographic intuition allows him to capture images that embrace the concept of both perspective and attitude.  Based on a mandate to be truly reactive rather than proactive and a dedication to record events as a historian rather than a director, the final result is a collection of photographs, genuine and unrehearsed, that bring to life the small idiosyncrasies that define us as individuals.

8TWENTY8 Studios is a creative collective of artists specializing in photography, cinematography, and coordination. We specialize in creating and capturing your event in a way that you will cherish for years to come. Headed by a husband and wife team, Tim and Louise Wirick, and accompanied by additional artists, you can be sure that whomever you decide to work with at 8TWENTY8 Studios they are professionals who have vision, excitement, and genuinely care for your wedding day. From the engagement through your wedding and into your future, we are proud to be by your side capturing your celebration of life’s milestones. Looking for a group of people who love what they do, love sharing it with others, and will love you? Reach out to us, as we can’t wait to meet you.

barnettphoto.com 619.285.1207

828-studios.com 619.399.7822

jenniferdery.com 619.246.7739 True Photography Weddings is a close-knit collaboration among five of San Diego’s acclaimed wedding photographers. Each photographer’s distinct style and personality shows through in the images they capture. When photographing a wedding, True Photography Weddings creates simple, timeless and elegant images that evoke all of the emotions of the wedding day. Brides-to-be are invited to meet with one or all of the photographers at the Solana Beach location.

truephotographyweddings.com 858.345.1248

With a background in graphic design and a lifelong passion for all things art, Pam discovered her talent for photography more than ten years ago, following the birth of her son. Known for her relaxed portrait style, artistic perspective, and attention to detail, Pam draws her inspiration from the couple’s connection.  “I adore my couples, and their experience with me is as important as the photos.  They trust me to be themselves, and that’s when the magic happens.”

Pam Scott Photography

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The Boudoir Divas

Studio Carré Photographie

The Boudoir Divas studio is the premier boudoir photography studio in Southern California, specializing in making women feel gorgeous! We are so blessed to be able to photograph women and show them that they are just as hot as any model in a magazine. Our adorable San Diego studio is home to an all-female staff and includes gorgeous exclusives sets and your own dressing room complete with outfits, accessories and shoes. We will coach you through every bit of the process, from outfit selection to posing and expression. The session is completely private and for 'his eyes only.' We believe that every woman was created uniquely beautiful and we want to celebrate who you are right now!

Studio Carré Photographie has over 10 years of collective experience photographing weddings with their work being described as fresh, modern, spontaneous, and distinctive. Their influence is drawn from many elements of style helping to produce constantly evolving fashion forward and artistic images.

Kristina Chartier Photography

Jim’s passion for weddings is evident in your first meeting with him. Brides love his relaxed style and easy going personality. Building a relationship with his couples prior to the wedding day is very important to him; he feels this is the key in capturing the personalities of the couple on their wedding day. Jim’s goal: to provide the images that will help relive all of the special moments and emotion that make up the wedding day for years to come. Jim takes pride in the fact that most of his business is based on referrals from brides, wedding coordinators and venue managers.

I find it incredibly rewarding to create beautiful images that will bring back the fleeting moments expressed on every wedding day. Sure, I’ll capture your gorgeous decor and we’ll pose a few important family portraits. But with the experience of photographing more than 500 weddings comes the ability and sensitivity to create the most gorgeous images of the bride and groom by finding perfect light and anticipating the emotional moments. When I began unobtrusively capturing these details that thrilled brides 14 years ago, photography quickly became my full-time career. And ever since I married the love of my life in 2008 and have been blessed with two incredible daughters, I have become even more passionate about love, family and photography.

jimkennedyphotographers.com 800.264.4558

kristinachartier.com 858.692.0145

studiocarre.com 619.670.6183 Quinn LaCasse Photography

theboudoirdivas.com 858.485.0443 Betwixt My photography reflects who I am as an artist: artistic, modern, creative, and soulful. My style is best described as a fusion of photojournalism and modern portraiture. I love creating one of a kind artwork for each and every client to capture the essence and joy of their special day.

betwixtstudio.com 619.962.5025

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Jim Kennedy Photographers

QLC's passion for wedding photography goes far beyond a camera and a client. It’s about building relationships, earning trust, planning and communication. As a military spouse she travels coast to coast with her family and has developed into one of the leading destination winery photographers from the east to west coast. Her work is fresh, classy, and artistically driven. QLC is always creating images unique to her brides and grooms on a personal level.

qlcphotography.com 352.414.6951

Wayne and Angela Wayne and Angela are a husbandand-wife team that celebrates love, fashion, and storytelling through photography and design. Since 2007, their award-winning images have captivated people all over the world. Like many couples, they are very different people—but together they are bold and delicate, big picture and fine detail, edgy and romantic, raw and refined. And best of all, they are in love.

wayneandangela.com 732.354.1039

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Photography: Joielala.com, Luna Photo, True Photography Weddings

A storybook event. As you look forward to your history and future coming together on your wedding day, enjoy the marvelous transformation into our new era. The spirit of 1923 welcomes modern luxury in newly enhanced guestrooms. Also new, The Spa at The Inn infuses indigenous ingredients purposefully and personally – ideal for bringing out your natural beauty. Prepare to experience the romance of the country, captured in highly civilized detail to celebrate you.

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Champagne is the only wine that enhances a woman's beauty. ~ Madame Pompadour

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FASHION & BEAUTY DAPPER IMAGES

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Gown Designer: YSA MAKINO Tiara & Bridal Salon: MON AMIE BRIDAL SALON monamie.com

PHOTOGRAPHED BY PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY At The Lodge at Torrey Pines

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Gown Designer: TARA KEELY Bridal Salon: MON AMIE BRIDAL SALON monamie.com Flower Crown: TRENDEE FLOWERS trendeeflowers.com Earrings: CBS LIFESTYLIST PRIVATE COLLECTION cbslifestylist.com

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BRITT THE Gown Designer: LAZARO Bridal Salon: MON AMIE BRIDAL SALON monamie.com

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Gown Designer: BRITTANY ARRIOLA FOR MARTINA LIANA Bridal Salon: THE WHITE FLOWER BRIDAL BOUTIQUE thewhiteflower.com Earrings: JUSTINE M. COUTURE Ring: GILMORE FAMILY JEWELERS

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Gown Designer & Bridal Salon: NICOLE MILLER SAN DIEGO nicolemillersd.com Flower Crown: TRENDEE FLOWERS trendeeflowers.com

Gown Designer: EVE OF MILADY Bridal Salon: THE WHITE FLOWER thewhiteflower.com

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Gown Designer: LEA ANN BELTER Bridal Salon: THE WHITE FLOWER thewhiteflower.com

Gown Designer: TARA KEELY Flower Crown: TRENDEE FLOWERS trendeeflowers.com

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Gown Designer: EVE OF MILADY Bridal Salon: THE WHITE FLOWER BRIDAL BOUTIQUE thewhiteflower.com Bracelet: MON AMIE BRIDAL SALON monamie.com Earrings: LADY KONOPASEK COLLECTION richarddaltonstyling.com Ring: GILMORE FAMILY JEWELERS

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Gown Designer: BRITTANY ARRIOLA FOR AUGUSTA JONES Bridal Salon: THE WHITE FLOWER BRIDAL BOUTIQUE thewhiteflower.com Earrings: JUSTINE M. COUTURE Ring: GILMORE FAMILY JEWELERS

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Gown Designer: LEA ANN BELTER Bridal Salon: THE WHITE FLOWER BRIDAL BOUTIQUE thewhiteflower.com Fur: CBS LIFESTYLIST PRIVATE COLLECTION cbslifestylist.com

Gown Designer & Bridal Salon: NICOLE MILLER SAN DIEGO nicolemillersd.com Jewelry: LADY KONOPASEK COLLECTION richarddaltonstyling.com

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Gown Designer: TARA KEELY Bridal Salon: MON AMIE BRIDAL SALON monamie.com Flower Crown: TRENDEE FLOWERS trendeeflowers.com Earrings: CBS LIFESTYLIST PRIVATE COLLECTION cbslifestylist.com

VENDOR LOVE Photography: PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY pamscottphoto.com // Location: THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES lodgetorreypines.com // Models: MICHELLE BLACK, LEXY KATZER FOR PEAK MODELS & TALENT // Hair Dresser: RICHARD DALTON richarddaltonstyling.com // Makeup Artist: BRUSH & PALETTE brushpalette.com // Stylist: CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com // Bridal Salon: THE WHITE FLOWER BRIDAL BOUTIQUE thewhiteflower.com // Bridal Salon: MON AMIE BRIDAL SALON monamie.com // Bridal Salon: NICOLE MILLER SAN DIEGO nicolemillersd.com // Jewelry: GILMORE FAMILY JEWELERS // Bouquets & Floral Crowns: TRENDEE FLOWERS trendeeflowers.com // Assistant to the Photographer: DIANA DELZIO // Video: GODFATHER FILMS godfatherfilms.com

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Spa Day at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe By Jennifer J. Petrini

Treat your bridesmaids to the ultimate gift – a day of pampering and relaxation at The Spa at The Inn. Newly open, The Spa’s inspiration is drawn from native restorative remedies and infuses locally sourced elements to bring out your natural beauty and vitality, which is so important leading up to the big day. This intimate 5-room retreat is set amongst the enchanting Rancho Santa Fe property and offers seasonal and signature services that will detoxify, invigorate and rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. Indulge in an Herbal Manicure & Pedicure, Lavender Sugar Scrub, Starlet Facial, or for the ultimate state of relaxation, The Sweetest Thing. This collective experience begins with a gentle hand and foot massage with honey-infused oil, while tired eyes are soothed with heated herbal tea bags and a cool-stone eye massage, followed by a hypnotic facial cleanse complete with a neck, shoulder and scalp massage. What could be more satisfying? Grab your guy and make it a before-or-after wedding getaway for the two of you and take advantage of the couple’s suite with a private outdoor courtyard, which includes a shower and tub. He’ll love The Rancher Facial, intended for manly skin that will restore and renew the face and includes a scalp and shoulder massage for added pleasure. For a complete list of treatments, visit theinnatrsf.com

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The Spa at The Inn is open from 9:30am-7pm Friday-Saturday and from 10am-5pm Sunday-Thursday. For appointments, call 858.381.8255.

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For the Ultimate Expression of a Bride A Full Service Salon #thenewmonamie Gown by Victor Harper Couture

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dreaming the dress

Location: The White Flower Bridal Boutique thewhiteflower.com Photography: Jennifer Dery Photography jenniferdery.com Makeup: Cheryl Cowell for Brush & Palette brushpalette.com Hair: Kendall Schmidt for Diesel Salon

By Jennifer J. Petrini You may have dreamed of your wedding dress as a little girl, imagining layers upon layers of tulle, a cathedral-length train, and tons of sparkle. But for Brittany Arriola, that fantasy is just part of her job. As a bridal consultant at The White Flower Bridal Boutique, Brittany is surrounded by gorgeous gowns all day long and knows the ins and outs of all the designer collections. But with a background in fashion from The Art Institute of Tucson and a gift for creating the most stylish illustrations, it was only a matter of time before her own designs made a very special appearance. Now available EXCLUSIVELY at The White Flower Bridal Boutique is not one but two original dress samples by the salon’s very own in-house designer. “It really is a dream,” gushes Brittany, as she twirls around in one of her creations, a perfectly pink “KAELAE” ballgown, named after her sister and manufactured by Martina Liana.

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Owner Courtney Cole-Arlidge believed in Brittany’s talent and saw the opportunity to partner with two of their coveted designer collections featured in the store. A marriage was made between The White Flower and Martina Liana in the whimsically frilly pink dress, and again with Augusta Jones who manufactured Britt’s lace long-sleeved “VIVIAN” gown. “I wanted to honor their existing lines with a design that fit into the existing collections,” says Brittany, “but still put my own spin on it.” Ceremony was thrilled to be the first to shoot these incredibly gorgeous gowns in our “Into the Woods” fashion editorial, as seen in this magazine!

Illustration by Brittany Arriola

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The Forum Shops | 1923 Calle Barcelona, Suite 141 | Carlsbad, CA 92009 | 760-632-7000

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Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world. ~ Marilyn Monroe

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It’s All About the Details

By Krystel Tien COUTURE EVENTS coutureeventsca.com

Many of our clients come to us for styling advice and we always say, it’s all about the details, the little personal touches that make the wedding special and memorable for your guests. Here are a few tips for the details that you must not forget while creating your wedding day. Welcome Area First impressions are everything! This entrance area sets the mood for the entire event and should be creative and inviting. Personalize your sign-in station with an item that your guests will sign that can later be put in your home. (Remember it doesn’t have to be a book. One of our couples loves the great outdoors so they had everyone sign a bench that they sealed and put in their garden. Forevermore the names of family and friends will be in a very special place.) Have champagne or a signature drink waiting for guests when they arrive. Last but not least have photos of the two of you, your favorite quotes, or art in frames or on canvas for guest to look at when they first arrive. Lighting The single best way to transform any venue from ordinary to extraordinary is through lighting! This year creative lighting will take precedence in the wedding decor and budget. We will be seeing more chandeliers, market lights, twinkle lights, and candles, all of which help create an incredible ambiance for your guests to enjoy. Linen Select specialty linens for your wedding style and theme. Too many times we have seen clients use the linens provided by the venue, only to have it look like many of the other weddings that have taken place there. Get creative with your linen choices; this is a place to bring in texture, patterns, and color! Have fun with it and if you can’t do it for every table (because of budget) then at least do it for your specialty tables: sweetheart or head table, cake & desserts table, and sign-in table. It will make a difference in the overall look of the wedding. Place Settings When guests take their seats, the details should continue, from the napkin to the chair and everything in-between. The menu is a great way to express exactly what you want to say, use the back of the menu as a thank you note or put your favorite quote here, something your guest can take home and enjoy long after the wedding. Then alternate placing them face up and face down so you make sure guests see both sides. Even the china and glassware can be chosen according to your theme and style. Grand Exit The grand exit is becoming more and more extravagant, biodegradable confetti, sparklers, glowing balloons, glow sticks, sky lanterns, etc. While the rules from venues get more and more strict the allure for the grand exit only grows. Many of our clients are longing for BIG send offs! We are suggesting instead of throwing things into the air, why not leave in an unusual way- by boat, hot air balloon, or vintage car. This will be the lasting memory for your guests.

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Say “I Do” to a Wedding Planner By Krissie Simek & Elizabeth Galloway WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

It is the official time where true love has changed form; you are no longer “dating” or “in a relationship,” you are now ENGAGED and have taken on a new role, that of a fiancé! First things first, it is time to build the perfect team to create the most magnificent day ahead. Who do you select to guide you through the year of planning and the wedding day? It is important to have someone that you will truly bond with and trust to assist you the entire way. During your venue scouting and wedding planner research, you will come across two types of planners: wedding planners/designers and catering managers/venue coordinators. There are significant differences between the two and it is important to select someone that will not only bring out your design but make it a true celebration. A wedding planner/designer specializes in event planning and design. They typically have a plethora of vendors to recommend and can create a day of beauty and fun for you and your guests. Their goal is to be organized, prepared and to be your personal filing cabinet of wedding knowledge. This will lead to a fluid and celebratory one-ofa-kind day. A wedding planner is different from a catering manager/ venue coordinator in several ways. A catering manager/ venue coordinator is usually exclusive to the venue and will be less involved with the planning, timing and design of the wedding. They are available on the wedding day to ensure that everything on the venue side meets all expectations. They will also provide a preferred list with vendors that are familiar to the property and have continually showed reliability and quality at their past events.

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This venue advocate will assist you with anything contractual to the venue specifically, however they will not manage your vendor team, create and execute your day of timeline, or jump into the special details of your wedding day. These key elements are the first step in asking yourself, “Do I need a wedding planner?” And let us tell us tell you why a wedding planner will truly be your best supporter every step of the way. It is important that your wedding planner is your advocate; ultimately, the success of your day is in their very skilled hands. They will want to know about the two of you and hear the stories of how it all began, how the question was popped and most importantly, how you want your day to feel and look like. They will listen and give you honest feedback through a lot of communication, which means a lot of time dedicated to the two of you. They will want to ensure that your day delivers the look that you envision and the feel that you want your guests to enjoy. Overall, a wedding planner and designer will be your leader, your wedding guru to bring all the wedding day puzzle pieces together. It is with those key elements above that your design and emotion will shine through on the day. There is no doubt that you will love every minute of selecting the wedding planner that celebrates with you. Your wedding day isn’t just about saying “I do” but surrounding yourselves with an amazing team to tie it all together; this all starts with your choice to hire a wedding planner and designer. Let the festive wedding celebrations begin!

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Bachelor Party: Girls do a spa day, COLOR TREND why not have the guys start their night Burgundy and Lilac! off at a hip social barbershop like Mister Brown’s. They can get a cut, CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com shave all while enjoying a cocktail and shooting pool. TRANSPORTATION For outdoor weddings, consider a MONARCH WEDDINGS monarchweddings.com

DESTINATION WEDDINGS Use a wedding planner that is local to the destination you’re getting married. They are the experts in the area you’re getting married in and have a better idea as to which vendors to work with. They also build special relationships with these vendors through networking and therefore can negotiate better prices for you.

FAVORS Think of your favor choice as something more than a sweet gift or keepsake for your guests. Treat it as a decor piece that can add to the overall beauty of your tablescape, something that compliments the design and works well with your concept and theme. BRILLIANT EVENT DESIGN brillianteventdesign.com

FASHION A gown that is a little more form fitted of a silhouette with the naked lace (nude underlay with lace overlay) is romantic, soft, and elegant. MONARCH WEDDINGS

monarchweddings.com classic car not only for the couple’s getaway after the ceremony, but for the bride’s grand entrance as well. It’s Catering: A most delectable menu: Tomato such a fun moment when the guests turn to find the focaccia with black sea salt butter, all classic bride stepping out of an antique Rolls Royce, or natural porchetta roasted with fig-rosemary the rustic bride arriving in a restored 1966 Ford truck. It pan jus, white corn and four cheese ravioli certainly makes for a memorable entrance! A JOY FOREVER ajfevents.com

FASHION TREND Enjoy a little extra sparkle by wearing a gown with sequins instead of lace.

with shaved truffle parmesan, and heirloom tomato with stone fruit salad, all served family style.

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TRADITION We would love to see more wedding traditions incorporated. So many times these days, brides try to steer clear of the “cheesy” traditions so they decide to not do them at all, which can make for a pretty boring experience for your guests. It’s those REHEARSAL DINNER Consider special moments - the first dance, the father/daughter dance, the toasts, the cake cutting – that make a wedding different from any an intimate rehearsal dinner followed other party. The symbolism and meaning of these traditions is by inviting all the guests to meet around important and keeps your guests entertained.

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8PM for welcome drinks and desserts. This allows more guests to get together

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Guests: Consider giving your guests a color palette to stay within, your photos will look FLOWERS Big flowers, cleaner with similar shades throughout the event. little containers.

and meet everyone before the wedding, without having to pay for dinner for everyone.

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BUDGET Don’t start planning before FIRST LOOK It takes away the pressure before the you have a realistic idea of your budget. wedding and allows you to have a “real moment” together It’s tempting to immediately lock in where true emotions can be expressed. the hottest venue or book your favorite photographer, but it doesn’t do you a lot CROWN WEDDINGS AND EVENTS crownweddings.com of good to have the “perfect” venue only to discover that there’s no room left in HIRING VENDORS You get what you pay for! We cannot emphasize this enough. For floral, look at the your budget to feed your guests. photos of past events that each floral designer has done; it’s pretty easy to see the difference in quality.

If you do not see a difference then go with the less expensive one, but almost always you will be able to see why one would be more than the other. Transportation: For a glamorous and sentimental style, a Classic Limo is COUTURE EVENTS coutureeventsca.com a nostalgic way for the bride to share in a special moment with her father HONEYMOON Don’t wait! Take an en route to the ceremony and depart as a newly wedded couple. opportunity to experience something exotic. A JOY FOREVER ajfevents.com

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GIFTS Give your spouse a wedding gift that lasts a lifetime: jewelry. CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com

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COLOR PALETTE When choosing your color palette select your primary wedding color and then complementary colors in softer shades and tones to create a softer and more elegant feel. For example, red, blush and champagne. BRILLIANT EVENT DESIGN brillianteventdesign.com

all over again with a new perspective.

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BEAUTY Professional Lash extensions! They give you a fresh larger eye look and the great thing is you won’t have to worry about loosing your false lashes or running mascara. And as an added bonus they will last through your honeymoon! No mascara or eyelash curler needed! MONARCH WEDDINGS monarchweddings.com

VOWS Be sure to practice a Décor: Spending a little more on linens, even $25 more per FLOWERS Your few times before the wedding table over and above the standard cost of a linen, is worth centerpieces should always day. On the big day, read allow your guests to see it for the impact it can make in the room and in the overall them at a slow rate. People each other! naturally speak much faster design of your wedding. CROWN WEDDINGS AND EVENTS crownweddings.com

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REHEARSAL DINNERS Inspired by A couple’s first date, guests were split into teams for a pizza building competition. In the end, all of the guests got to taste and judge which team created the best pie inspired by the couple. It was a fantastic icebreaker leading up to the wedding! AJA LAUREN EVENT PRODUCTION & DESIGN ajalauren.com

MUSIC Use live music (guitar, vocalist, strings or harp) for your ceremony and cocktail hour, it’s an inexpensive way to add great ambiance and works better than recorded music for processionals. MONARCH WEDDINGS monarchweddings.com

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when they are nervous or in a “spotlight” situation. What seems slow to you will be a natural pace to everyone else. OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA occasionsbybeaprescilla.com

FASHION TREND No veil and big earrings!

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VIDEO Consider a videographer that offers Same Day Premieres - short highlight video compiled throughout the day and shown at the end of the reception. It’s a special opportunity for those guests who aren’t part of the “before” to enjoy the full scope of the day, and a chance for the bride and groom to get to see the day through their guests’ eyes.

HIRING VENDORS When considering florists, ask for a mock up in advance of your initial meeting that you can take home. It will probably cost money, but it’s worth knowing the quality of the flowers and arrangements. OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA occasionsbybeaprescilla.com

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Cocktails: Don’t skimp if your budget wont allow for an open-bar. Reduce the guest list, but do not make the guests pay for anything. Replace the champagne toast with wine to save money and put that towards the bar tab. CROWN WEDDINGS AND EVENTS crownweddings.com

HIRING VENDORS Choosing your vendor dream team can feel like an incredible task. Narrow your favorite vendors down to a top five in each category, then a final two to three. Visit with each of your finalists and if you still haven’t found a good match move down the list accordingly. AJA LAUREN EVENT PRODUCTION & DESIGN ajalauren.com

PHOTOGRAPHY Show your photographer at least 10 images that catch your eye. There is going to be a link to your personality through them.

CATERING Make your wedding a dessert party! CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com

Love It: Intential designs, bold colors, laser cut details, rose gold, eclectic pieces, placemats (yep they are making a comeback!), blushers, and unique engagement stories. WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

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PLACE SETTINGS Treat each guest setting as an interactive moment where you can express your wedding style. A colored vintage goblet, a sweet thank-you note, a touch of lace or velvet ribbon wrapped around a menu - the layers of details add up to a thoughtful and unique table setting.

CEREMONY TREND Have a friend or family member officiate your wedding. This adds a sentimental touch to the person governing the most important part of your wedding day!

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Décor: Lighting is everything! CROWN WEDDINGS AND EVENTS crownweddings.com

GUEST LISTS These can often be challenging. Come up with steadfast rules that make sense for you as a couple, such as “no children under 10 unless they are family,” or “no colleagues.” Once the rules are broken, it can cause challenges and hurt feelings, not to mention a busted budget. I DO…WEDDINGS & EVENTS sdweddingplanner.com

TIPPING Don’t forget to tip your catering manager who was with you the entire process! I recommend a minimum of $100 for small weddings and as much as $500 for large ones.  VICTORIA WEDDINGS & EVENTS victoriawe.com

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FASHION Go grand with your Catering: Sometimes the most raved accessories! Longer, more detailed about menu items are the simplest ones, and are often comfort foods! A recent veils with multiple layers, blushers, floral crowns or rhinestone pancake station was a huge hit! headbands are on trend this year! I DO…WEDDINGS & EVENTS 

DESTINATION WEDDINGS A treat for all your guests.  Thanks for the vacation idea! CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com 

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LOVE IT Black and white stripes! OVER IT Chevron! OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA occasionsbybeaprescilla.com

Destination Weddings: Go for an estate wedding on an island, and a low guest count.

JENNIFER RENEE WEDDINGS & EVENTS TRADITIONS Long toasts should be for the jenniferrenee.net rehearsal dinner. For the wedding, focus should be of two to four succinct toasts that range from COLOR TREND Rich one to two minutes and are well planned out. jewel tones balanced with I DO…WEDDINGS & EVENTS sdweddingplanner.com

soft peaches and creams and GOLD is back!

WEDDING GUESTS CROWN WEDDINGS AND EVENTS crownweddings.com Metallic shoes and sparkly jewelry are an LOVE IT: Chandeliers easy way to elevate your in outdoor settings OVER IT: Mason jars wedding look. CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com

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GIFTS While we love gifts, you have already spent so much on your special day and the rings. For the wedding day we recommend writing a love letter to each other, this is always super special and costs nothing but your time. COUTURE EVENTS coutureeventsca.com

Décor: Have a stamp created with your monogram that can be used to personalize menu cards, escort cards, napkins, and other wedding elements. Afterward you can use it for your personal stationery. AJA LAUREN EVENT PRODUCTION & DESIGN ajalauren.com

BEAUTY Try going a layer or two heavier with makeup than what you’re used to. If it is too light, then your photos can potentially make you look very plain.

FAVORS Surprise your guests with a thoughtful final gesture. Ask the valet or housekeeping to leave a goodnight snack with a thank you note to find when they return.

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BEAUTY Yoga, champagne, makeup, hair. In this order.

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CAKE Taller, detailed, designed cakes with fondant, sugar flowers, glitter and different shapes have made a comeback!

TIPPING I am a firm believer that

TRANSPORTATION A Limousine Bus for the bridal party and bride and gratuity should be because you were extremely pleased with service, not just groom allows everyone to walk on to it comfortably and it keeps the dresses because you have to. All vendors that from getting more wrinkled. met expectations should receive a thank you note, with an offer to be a reference in the future. For those vendors that surpass expectations, a small gift in the way of a gift card, bottle of wine or even a check are always appreciated! I DO…WEDDINGS & EVENTS sdweddingplanner.com

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BRIDESMAIDS Choosing a color palette versus all the same dress. CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com

Décor: Outdoor shabby chic has transitioned to eclectic vintage and indoor detailed pieces; bringing the grand ballroom of Marie Antoinette to life. The more unique details the better; less diy and more specialized design. WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

HIRING VENDORS Some couples are looking for a true designer to create a unique one of a kind look, others just a talented florist that can re-create their Pinterest board. Pricing will vary based upon design, specific pieces and flowers used as well as installation and breakdown. The more creative and involved the look, the higher the fee will typically be.

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adds a tangible romantic and

fresh element to the paper styling.

Calligraphy can be incorporated into envelope addressing, menus, escort

LOVE IT  Choreographed father/daughter

day signage.

surprise dances that segue into hip-hop!

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OVER IT More than one dress change; ladies you are missing out on your party! VICTORIA WEDDINGS & EVENTS victoriawe.com 

CATERING One of the most delectable recent weddings for dessert foodies, an assortment of 10 different brownies was heaven. CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com

PAPER TREND: Modern calligraphy

cards, invitations, and even wedding

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Groomsmen: Same color, different pattern for ties and pocket squares gives the groomsmen a little bit of individuality.

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FLOWERS Garden or botanical feeling, featuring beautiful deconstructed flowers with garden roses and trailing wisteria. Gorgeous. CROWN WEDDINGS AND EVENTS crownweddings.com

Tradition: Unless it is for cultural reasons; most wedding planners suggest doing away with the money dance. WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

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HIRING VENDORS It is GUEST LIST Some things to consider in virtually impossible to making your guest list: When the last compare apples to apples, time you actually spoke to that person, as the wedding industry is highly creative, which cannot how close of a relationship do they have be measured on a calculator. with you and/or your fiancé, and most importantly will it bother you if they Instead, equal weight should be given to creativity and don’t come? innovation, value and service OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA occasionsbybeaprescilla.com and responsiveness. With respect to floral design, overhead also should be taken into consideration. If a vendor is exceptionally less than the others you’re considering, it is worth the legwork to determine why. I DO…WEDDINGS & EVENTS sdweddingplanner.com

Ceremony & Vows: Personalize it! Short and sweet is not the way to go. People need to get emotionally invested in it, so take a little time to incorporate a reading or personal vows.

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Fashion: Colors, mesh, lace, embellishments, long sleeves and higher necklines are all on trend for bridal fashion! WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

GIFTS Artwork for the home is a great wedding gift idea for your spouse, especially if it means something to you as a couple and your history together.

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TRADITION It’s such an honor when grandparents

can be at the wedding, and

I love hearing from them! I heard the best speech

given by a Grandfather of

a Groom, who spoke of his

grandson as the “child of

my child, therefore he was

”twice his child.”

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REHEARSAL DINNERS Park, Beach, or TRADITION Create a new tradition by having “keeper” place settings for you and your groom. You will have beautiful memories and Warehouse. I love a casual tableware to re-use for future anniversaries and special occasions. rehearsal dinner. LUXE EVENTS luxespecialevents.com

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DÉCOR Make your lighting shine! Marquee lights and grand chandeliers make beautiful focal points for ceremonies, receptions and dancing. WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

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COLOR TREND Moody dark colors paired with vibrant flowers and lush greenery. LUXE EVENTS luxespecialevents.com

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GUEST LIST Ask who currently enriches your lives and is likely to stand beside you in times of need.

HIRING VENDORS Stick to three all around, GIFTS For Groomsmen, and try to pick different styles of vendors so you have a more rounded answer on whom you choose.

CATERING Elevate comfort food! A recent favorite was mashed potatoes served in a waffle cone with fried chicken & maple bourbon sauce (courtesy of Coast Catering). LUXE EVENTS luxespecialevents.com OVER IT Manzanita Branches

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Wedding Gift: An artistic boudoir photo shoot is a wonderful gift to give to your Groom and something he will treasure forever. Follow it up with an anniversary boudoir photo shoot that you both do together. So romantic and fun! BRILLIANT EVENT DESIGN brillianteventdesign.com

DÉCOR Marie Antoinette has replaced Gatsby and it is detailed and grand! Bold statement pieces include texture, treatments and mixed metallics. WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

HIRING VENDORS Wedding planners will know how well vendors work with others and how reliant they are when it comes to answering emails on time. OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA occasiontsbybeaprescilla.com

HOT Foodie centric weddings. NOT Buffets.

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COLOR TREND Deep, rich and saturated colors inspired by jewel tones. WHITE LACE EVENTS & DESIGN whitelaceevent.com

CHILDREN’S FASHION Tried and true Chuck Taylors with slacks and vest. CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com


Love It: Thoughtful customized wedding details carrying through a central theme throughout the wedding day. Over It: Copying Pinterest. Make your own magic version!

GUEST LIST If trying to narrow down your guest list, think of table groupings instead of individuals. A full table of distant co-workers provides exponential savings. LUXE EVENTS luxespecialevents.com

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HIRING VENDORS Wedding vendors should become each couple’s dream team on their wedding day. It is about personal connection, seeing the vision, and trust of overall execution on your special day!

LOVE IT Mixed Metals

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HOT Gold accents. NOT Vintage books. CROWN WEDDINGS AND EVENTS crownweddings.com

GROOMSMEN GIFTS I love designer sunglasses; they are great for photos too! VICTORIA WEDDINGS & EVENTS victoriawe.com

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GROOMSMEN Grey suits with black ties and pocket squares is so fresh! CBS LIFESTYLIST cbslifestylist.com

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DÉCOR Don't be afraid to make unexpected decor pairings, like modern and vintage, masculine and feminine, rustic and glamorous, as this is a great way to make a concept and design your own. A wedding designer can help you pull this off in a magical way.

BRILLIANT EVENT DESIGN Décor: If specialty linens aren’t in your budget brillianteventdesign.com for all of your tables, opt for really nice table runners or a mixture of the two. GUEST LIST Always ask yourself,

“Would I invite this person to dinner in my home?” BACHELOR PARTY Take your best guys on an adventure to OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA occasionsbybeaprescilla.com

remember — hunting, white water rafting, surfing in Nicaragua, or brew tasting in Germany! AJA LAUREN EVENT PRODUCTION & DESIGN ajalauren.com

HIRING VENDORS I suggest visiting two or three, provided you’ve done your research and know the vendor is within your budget before making the appointment.

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HIRING VENDORS A team of vendors is like a movie star’s "glam squad" - you want the best personalities that bring fun, excitement and genuineness to your day! JENNIFER RENEE WEDDINGS & EVENTS jenniferrenee.net

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Victoria operates two wedding planning companies, Coronado Weddings, Inc. established in 1991, and Victoria Weddings and Events, launched in 2009. A former Catering Sales Manager for 14 years in both San Diego and New York City, Victoria brings a wealth of experience and resources to her brides and their families. Her sense of style, sophistication, humor and expertly coordinated events have earned her rave reviews and continued referrals from past and present brides as well as the finest venues in San Diego.

Wedding and event planning with boutique sensibility. Design with refined style. Events by Aja Lauren are bound to leave lasting impressions. The conception of each wedding begins with your dreams and goals. From here Aja Lauren and her team of talented event producers create a custom experience melding the personality and wishes of each client with classically modern details. Designed with sophistication and playfulness, events are seamlessly orchestrated with an emphasis on personal service. Stimulating each of the senses, equal consideration is placed on event design, tantalizing food, guest comfort and engagement.

Jenny: A collector of details, stories, and emotions, she connects to your personal style so quickly you'll feel like you've known her for years. Organized and attentive, the wedding planning unfolds seamlessly and gleefully with Jenny leading the way. Cara: The lady who loves organizing, will make you smile as she perfectly whips your wedding day into orderly shape. Cara will take care of you from the moment she meets you till the moment she packs your last gift away.Together they’ve formed Luxe events offering expert wedding coordination, design, and planning as a devoted team since 2006.

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Catherine Bachelier-Smith

Catherine has a full life! She is a mother, friend, business woman, and LOVES love. She has been planning weddings and events for over 11 years. Catherine has mastered the art of working with families, negotiating with vendors, and keeping the couple on track during the wedding planning process. She is a great listener and knows how to find your uniqueness then incorporate it into your special day. She celebrates life and is eager to help celebrate YOUR new life!

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COUTURE EVENTS Krystel is a visionary, inspired by texture, soft light, and high fashion. Drawing from her experience in the world of fashion where Couture is EVERYTHING, Krystel combines all of the elements of Couture into her events: gorgeous, quality, hand-sewn, glamorous, and one-of-a-kind. As one of the most sought after wedding stylists in San Diego her reputation proceeds her.

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Ceremony is proud to introduce the following Great List of top-notch, highly-respected wedding consultants in San Diego. The wedding consultants featured here are Ceremony advertisers based solely on the very limited and special invitation by Ceremony. Each has a unique touch to plan only the finest weddings and events.

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White Lace Events & Design was established with a passionate team, a savvy flair for fun and most importantly, a genuine commitment to our events. Elizabeth Galloway and Krissie Simek create beautiful weddings and memorable experiences, bringing both the personal and professional into planning your special day. Our goal is to customize the ideal planner package that brings your vision to life! Through our passion and commitment, it is clear that we have a true love for love and we believe that no two events are alike. We cannot wait to celebrate every noteworthy moment of your special day!

Melissa Barrad founded I Do… Weddings & Events in 2003. A San Diego native, with a degree in advertising from San Diego State University, she has been an event designer and florist for over a decade. Melissa’s work has been featured in many publications, wedding blogs and websites including Ceremony Magazine, The Knot, Modern Bride and Style Me Pretty. Her portfolio boasts an impressive roster of events ranging from a vintage hotel in Palm Springs, a La Jolla shores destination, a wedding complete with a petting zoo and a ceremony in the heart of Africa.

Quite simply one of the most experienced and sought after wedding planners in San Diego. Susannes’s sunny British disposition endears her to all her clients. She makes the wedding planning process fun and exciting and this enables her clients to be relaxed and enjoy every minute of their special day and the months leading up to it. A Five-Star hospitality background in both Europe & the USA combined with the experience of owning Crown Weddings for over 14 years provides brides with a wealth of knowledge from vendors to logistics to design choices and ensures a well orchestrated, seamless and memorable wedding day. Crown Weddings is recommended by The Lodge at Torrey Pines, Rancho Valencia, The Hotel Del Coronado, Grand Del Mar, The US Grant and other top venues.

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Keli Christenson

MONARCH WEDDINGS As founder of Monarch Weddings, Keli is genuinely dedicated to transforming your dream wedding into reality. She honed her impeccable event management, organizational and creative skills as a corporate event planner and as a wedding coordinator with one of San Diego’s most prestigious wedding planners since 2003 before launching Monarch Weddings in 2012. With a passion for design and established relationships with best-in class vendors, Keli will pair you with people who will help make your wedding remarkable while keeping within your budget. As a true professional with a calming confidence, she is always prepared with innovative solution, while her attention to detail is unparalleled in the industry. She is an energetic, hopeless romantic, who always goes above and beyond to make sure your special day is extraordinary, as well as stress-free. She exceeds expectations and will create a wedding that will represent your unique vision and style while telling your individual love story!

858.480.9332 monarchweddings.com

wedding consultants Ceremony is proud to introduce the following Great List of top-notch, highly-respected wedding consultants in San Diego. The wedding consultants featured here are Ceremony advertisers based solely on the very limited and special invitation by Ceremony. Each has a unique touch to plan only the finest weddings and events.

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Bea Prescilla Sharp

OCCASIONS BY BEA PRESCILLA Bea’s eye for color, attention to detail, and love for absolute sappiness makes her a perfect fit to plan your special day. With a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University, along with a certificate in Event Management from Indiana University, and a true love affair with makeup and beauty trends, Bea blends her detailed-driven expertise with impeccable style to create flawless and fabulous events. Not only does she visualize the design, décor and organization, but considers the entire production of a wedding day making the event you’ve always dream of, an absolute reality.

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Jennifer Renee Kelley

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Leila’s passion is to make your wedding an experience that you and your guests will carry in your hearts forever. Create unforgettable memories with a celebration that is a true expression of your unique love story, style and personality. With a bachelor’s degree and background in interior design, Leila’s creativity and eye for design are unparalleled in the industry. With Leila, you'll have a perceptive, insightful and understanding wedding designer and coordinator, who will collaborate with you every step of the way while taking the stress out of the planning process. And when your big day arrives, you can relax, because she'll flawlessly coordinate all the details so that you can focus on what’s most important – celebrating your love!

I throw extravagant parties. That’s just what I do and have always done. From luxurious weddings to gala events, I love seeing how the right combination of food, music, and decor sets the stage for a great party and draws people together in celebration. After graduating from the University of Arizona in 2005, I planned events for a non-profit where details became my passion. An enthusiasm for loving and serving led me to continue my education in Event Management at the University of San Diego. I launched my event planning company in 2009 and am thrilled to be in the business of making sure your special day is... A Joy Forever.

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Jennifer Renee Weddings and Events began with a passion and today now thrives on the knowledge and relationships built with fellow vendors and establishments throughout the years. Jennifer has worked side by side with some of the top coordinators, vendors and venues in Southern California to create intimate as well as extravagant affairs. She is known for being quick witted, detail orientated and giving her couples the ease of knowing that the day that they have waited for will be just as beautiful and memorable as they dreamt and imagined it to be.

949.933.7796 jenniferrenee.net

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Ceremony is proud to introduce the following Great List of top-notch, highly-respected wedding consultants in San Diego. The wedding consultants featured here are Ceremony advertisers based solely on the very limited and special invitation by Ceremony. Each has a unique touch to plan only the finest weddings and events.

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celebration locations The diversity of California’s countless venues is here at your fingertips. With a myriad of offerings, from historical landmarks to hidden city nooks, you will find the perfect wedding backdrop in this Great List of Southern California and destination venues.

montage kapalua bay | lahaina, hawaii

four seasons | westlake village

At this romantic beachfront setting, the spirit of Hawaii adds even more joy to your wedding day with lush lawns, captivating indoor or outdoor spaces, and the legendary Cliff House perched over the sea. { 500 guests max }

With its waterfall lawns, stately ballrooms and even a Chinese pagoda, this hotel provides an array of beautiful backdrops. { 900 guests max }

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the lodge at torrey pines | la jolla

balboa bay resort | newport beach

laguna cliffs marriott resort & spa | dana point

A historical craftsman property situated on La Jolla's coastline with panoramic views of worldrenowned Torrey Pines Golf Course, this is a setting unlike any other. { 220 guests max }

Serving as the only luxury waterfront hotel in Newport Beach, the California coastal resort provides stunning waterfront views. { 450 guests max }

Among the magnificent cliffs in Dana Point, this oceanfront resort’s enchanting Victorian-style setting is perfect for romantic celebrations. { 700 guests max }

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Say “I Do” on the Bay

Celebrate your wedding weekend at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina-San Diego. A unique wedding destination site, we proudly offer one of the most scenic locations in Southern California. A Mission Bay wedding will have you beaming and your guests wowed in all ways. Come, relax with our award winning amenities and enjoy the atmosphere until the sun sets over the Pacific.

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park hyatt aviara | carlsbad

callaway vineyard & winery | temecula

With its airy oceanfront terrace and striking regal ballroom, the resort promises lavishness and romance. { 1000 guests max }

Endless stretches of vineyards create a serene and romantic backdrop. { 250 guests max }

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the beachcomber cafe | crystal cove

disney’s fairy tale weddings | anaheim

Tucked away in the Historic District, The Beachcomber Cafe’s multiple event sites with panoramic waterfront views present unlimited possibilities. { 200 guests max }

A dream is a wish your heart makes and whether your wish is for a wedding that's classically elegant or distinctly Disney, there is a venue that will make your dreams come true. { 2000 guests max }

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casino san clemente | san clemente

aliso viejo conference center | aliso viejo

An iconic event space in the heart of San Clemente with a history of music and dancing is the ultimate location to celebrate your vows. { 375 guests max }

Breathtaking views of Saddleback Valley, lush greens and boundless rolling hills top off exceptional in-house cuisine and impeccable service. { 300 guests max }

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terranea resort | rancho palos verdes

pala mesa resort | fallbrook

luxury estate weddings | southern california

Perched on 102 acres of oceanfront, walk down the aisle inches from the Pacific and exchange vows with the horizon as your altar. { 900 guests max }

Private gardens, scenic mountain views and 30-foot waterfalls create a beautiful surrounding for your wedding day. { 300 guests max }

Magnificent private estates of extraordinary grandeur set in Malibu, Orange County, Palm Springs and San Diego. { max guests varies }

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talega golf club | san clemente

hotel laguna | laguna beach

Spanish archways, lush landscaping, courtyard, waterfalls and unique underground tunnels make a picturesque setting for a ceremony and reception. { 200 guests max }

With its own private beach, the Spanishinspired hotel offers an array of oceanfront ceremony sites. { 200 guests max }

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the loft on pine | long beach Built in 1903, this chic urban venue boasts 10,000 square feet of wood floors, iconic columns, old brick walls, and vaulted "barn-like" ceilings with skylights, and an impeccably restored Great Hall. { 400 guests max }

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arroyo trabuco golf club | mission viejo

Set amidst rolling hillsides and canyons, Arroyo Trabuco’s indoor ballroom features a scenic surrounding patio and an outdoor private wedding garden for your special day. { 250 guests max }

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the inn at rancho santa fe | rancho santa fe

island hotel | newport beach

This private country estate is its own enchanted village offering ambiances from expansive green lawns and garden nooks to ballrooms and banquet settings under the starry sky. { 350 guests max }

Fashion Island’s premiere venue is home to multiple event spaces like the Grand Ballroom for large celebrations and the Cabana Room for intimate gatherings. { 600 guests max }

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franciscan gardens | san juan capistrano

rancho las lomas | silverado

Share your first dance as husband and wife under the stars in the rose garden at this charming wedding venue. { 200 guests max }

Set amidst manicured botanical and zoological gardens, this California ranch offers a colorful and unique atmosphere. { 400 guests max }

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828 | events | san diego San Diego’s newest venue is 6,000 square feet of transformative event space, boasting high-vaulted ceilings, original brick walls, and over 90 windows with incredible natural light. { 400 guests max }

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hornblower cruises | san diego, marina del rey, long beach, newport beach

pala casino spa resort | pala

Set sail to celebrate your nuptials with a wedding reception on the water or tie the knot in an intimate ceremony performed by the captain. { 100 guests max }

Storybook lawns and gardens with views of Palomar Mountain serve as scenic and secluded ceremony settings. { 500 guests max }

center club | costa mesa

five crowns | corona del mar

Experience an incredible, unparalleled private club atmosphere that will be the perfect backdrop for the most memorable event of your life. { 250 guests max }

Inspired by a traditional English country inn, this lovely spot will provide a romantic backdrop for your most important occasion. { 100 guests max }

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doubletree by hilton | los angeles downtown

orfila vineyards | escondido

The tranquil Kyoto Garden offers a unique venue for romantic weddings in the city. { 300 guests max }

A spacious permanent tent housed on the lush San Pasqual agricultural preserve provides idyllic vistas of a quaint rose garden and grape arbors. { 350 guests max }

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tojourney. a beautiful Pala Mesa’s grounds offer exquisite waterfalls and lavish gardens in a beautiful, private, outdoor setting. Our reception area can accommodate up to 300 guests. The perfect venue to celebrate the start of your journey together.

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la venta | palos verdes estates

coto de caza golf & racquet club | coto de caza

the crosby at rancho santa fe | san diego

The beautifully restored 1920s Spanish villa is a historical landmark on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. { 250 guests max }

The country club is host to several romantic backdrops, cascading waterfalls, natural terrains and an endless sea of green golf course. { 300 guests max }

The lush greenery of the golf course wraps around this venue’s spacious clubhouse. { 180 guests max }

thecrosbyclub.com

the richard nixon library | yorba linda

the colony house | anaheim

the ebell of los angeles | los angeles

Sculptured gardens and reflecting pools highlight the landscape, while inside you will find a faithful replica of the White House East Room with stunning crystal chandeliers. { 500 guests max }

Rustic event venue operated by 24 Carrots featuring versatile indoor and outdoor spaces influenced by Anaheim’s craftsman style architecture. { 750 guests max }

Indulge in Hollywood decadence at this landmark location, known for its regal courtyard and dining venues. { 300 guests max }

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Let forever thrill you It’s a moment that will never come again, and Pala Casino Spa & Resort can make it unforgettable. Enjoy the elegant surroundings of a four-diamond hotel paired with the excitement of a world-class casino. And our professional wedding specialist and attentive staff will make your special day truly thrilling.

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the waterfront beach resort, a hilton hotel | huntington beach

hyatt regency mission bay | san diego

Get a taste of California with endless views of the Pacific Ocean and serene white sand beaches. { 350 guests max }

A unique and picturesque wedding site that will have the bride beaming and your guests staying to enjoy the surroundings until the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean. { 450 guests max }

summit house | fullerton

padua hills theatre | claremont

This Old English Tudor Manor fascinates with incredible views of the countryside, impeccable service and masterful cuisine. { 250 guests max }

Located in the hills of Claremont, this historic theatre sets the stage for your forever to begin. { 350 guests max }

summithouseweddings.com

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ponte family estate winery | temecula

the langham huntington | pasadena

In the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country, this location is home to winding vineyards and a 180-degree view of Palomar Mountain. { 300 guests max }

The Langham Huntington captures the grace and elegance of classic Southern California. With 23 acres of meticulously cultivated gardens and historic ballrooms, this iconic landmark hotel is the perfect wedding venue where your fairytale begins. { 650 guests max }

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carmel mountain ranch country club | san diego

The newly renovated ballroom with extensive LED lighting truly transforms the room to fit your wedding, not the other way around. { 400 guests max }

The hills are alive at this country club, which is home to a spacious terrace room overlooking the mountains. { 200 guests max }

intercontinentallosangeles.com

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seven4one | laguna beach

aliso viejo country club | aliso viejo

Not only is this chic boutique hotel steps away from the Pacific Ocean, on your wedding day it is completely your own to celebrate in privacy as well as style. { 100 guests max }

Nestled in one of the newest coastal hill communities, this country club welcomes a special event setting that serves up memorable celebrations of all kinds. { 130 guests max }

seven4one.com

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loews coronado bay resort | coronado

hyatt regency huntington beach | huntington beach

Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views overlooking downtown San Diego at this newly renovated waterfront resort. { 500 guests max }

Elegant courtyards and grand ballrooms fill the resort, which is encompassed by the dazzling Pacific. { 400 guests max }

loewshotels.com

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newhall mansion | santa clarita

morgan run | rancho santa fe

Experience!

Unique wedding venue and boutique resort reinvented with stateof-the-art renovations in the picturesque and peaceful community of Rancho Santa Fe. {300 guests max}

Where antique meets chic. Experience vintage glamour in this Victorian mansion with serene ceremony sites and an enchanting courtyard. Overnight accommodations are available for an unforgettable weekend wedding destination. {300 guests max}

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aquarium of the pacific | long beach

newport dunes | newport beach

The breathtaking Blue Cavern exhibit anchors the Great to create a he Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach provides bothHall a beautiful majestic aura for gatherings large or small. The intimate Café Scuba, with and unique atmosphere for ceremonies and receptions, from intimate its sunset views, overlooks the Seal and Sea Lion exhibit and Lorikeet gatherings to groups of 500. Forest. { 550 guests max }

Surrounded by the scenic upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve and encompassing eight indoor and outdoor waterfront event spaces, Newport Dunes offers highly customizable settings for your big day. {600 guests max}

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Dine under our Blue Whale, enjoy harbor views from our new roof Top

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Terrace, and explore breathtaking exhibits. Let the Aquarium provide the most memorable location for your special day.

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verandas | manhattan beach

electra cruises | newport beach

The Cape Cod style venue overlooks thriving gardens, koi ponds and the Pacific Ocean. { 250 guests max }

Private and lavish yachts are designed to match your personal style and theme. { 325 guests max }

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The functionality of a tabletop becomes an artistic expression of your wedding as you break bread for the first time as Mr. and Mrs. Sit pretty with friends and family as you laugh, love and toast to new beginnings.

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autumn epicurean

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autumn epicurean

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coastal ombre

photography: PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY pamscottphoto.com | coordination: meant2be events | location: l’auberge del mar furniture: hire elegance | cake: piece of cake | rentals: CLASSIC PARTY RENTALS classicpartyrentals.com | stationery: be in love designs floral design: adorations

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simply sunny

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my fair lady

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holiday’s romance

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ariel

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enchanted fairy tales

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garden to table

photography: alex hurtado photography | location: green acres | coordination: events by design linens: concepts event design | rentals: hostess haven | stationery: love paper paint floral design: adorations

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royal feast

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princess kate

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fruits of love

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a vivid dream

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versailles

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midnight garden

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your lips taste like sangria

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moroccan magnifique

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apple harvest

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Parisian Circus

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Mademoiselles, time to sip champagne and nibble on the croquembouche at this fete fit for fashionistas.

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LUSTROUS mary & brian

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VENDOR LOVE true photography weddings truephotographyweddings.com [photography]

crown weddings

crownweddings.com [wedding consultant] [ceremony venue] founders chapel - university of san diego [reception venue | catering | cake | wedding night hotel] hotel del coronado [floral design | rentals] platinum pro [linens] apr fine linens [invitations] roxylou design + press [ceremony entertainment] caprice strings [reception entertainment] jordan music entertainment [videography] quixotic pictures [transportation] five star tours [gown design] amsale [bridal salon | veil] saks fifth avenue [bridesmaid jewelry | engagement ring | wedding rings] j. sampieri [bridal shoes] manolo blahnik [hair | makeup] three ways beautiful [formalwear] boyd's philadelphia [bridesmaid dresses] bella bridesmaid [registries] michael c. fina [honeymoon] lanai and maui islands [honeymoon resorts] four seasons lanai

LOVE STORY When Brian invited some friends over for a tequila tasting party, he was pleasantly surprised to share a glass with a beautiful guest he just met, Mary. The tequila quickly broke the ice and before they knew it, they were inseparable.

LOVE NOTE Walking into the soft, candlelit wedding and seeing all their loved ones cheering them on underneath the flowing lines made this the best day of their lives.

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BRILLIANT lauren & hunter

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VENDOR LOVE splendid sentiments

mysplendidsentiments.com [floral design]

monarch weddings

monarchweddings.com [wedding consultant]

paul barnett photography barnettphoto.com [photography]

taylor films

taylorfilms.com [videography] [ceremony venue] the village church [reception venue] rancho valencia [rentals] abbey party rentals [entertainment | lighting] mike hogan [cake] vg's bakery [hair | makeup] paula mayer [transportation] elite image limousine [bridal salon] mia bella [hairpiece | veil | bridesmaid dresses] bridal showcase [bridal jewelry] tiffany & co. [bridesmaid jewelry] kate spade [bridal shoes] valentino [formalwear] vera wang

LOVE STORY Lauren and Hunter's marriage was arranged in the non-traditional sense. When Hunter's mother first saw her doctor, Lauren, she knew that Lauren was meant to be with her son and refused to leave the exam room until she agreed to meet him. After that first date, however, the two became inseparable and they realized that mothers really do know best.

LOVE NOTE The ladylike details of draped pearls, golden accents, and touches of “something blue” made Lauren & Hunter’s wedding a romantic dream come true.

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vita & simon

CHARMING

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VENDOR LOVE orfila vineyards & winery orfila.com [venue]

luxe events

luxespecialevents.com [wedding consultant] [photography] we heart photography [floral design] isari [catering] coast catering [rentals] crown rentals [linens] la tavola [invitations | stationery] brightly designed [cake] fab cakes [entertainment] absolute event [videography] quixotic pictures [dance lessons] the ballroom project [gown design] st. patrick halsey [bridal salon | hairpiece | veil] here comes the bride [bridal jewelry] nadri, nordstrom [bridal shoes] badgley mischka [hair | makeup] a dab will do you [formalwear] a better deal tuxedo [bridesmaid dresses] nordstrom [mothers' dresses] adrianna papell [wedding rings] roberes jewelry [wedding night hotel] rancho bernardo inn [honeymoon] greece [honeymoon resorts] liostasi ios hotel, boheme, sunsail

LOVE STORY While dancing in front of a stage at the Coachella Music Festival, Vita was thinking how amazing their trip had been. Then the music stopped and Vita heard the DJ talking about love. Before she realized what was happening Simon was down on one knee proposing to her. She did not even look at the ring before she said yes!

LOVE NOTE Bohemian garden elegance, with some Moroccan

influenced

undertones

was

complete with stunning patterned linens, the vibrant jewel tones and lush greenery.

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megan & alex

DELIGHTFUL

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VENDOR LOVE wayne and angela photographers wayneandangela.com [photography]

the registry at bloomingdale’s bloomingdales.com/registry [registry]

[venue] the foundry [floral design] stone kelly [invitations] william arthur [catering] real food catering [cake] ron ben israel [entertainment] east village exchange [gown design] anne barge [bridal shoes] peter fox [hair] richard keogh [makeup] jennifer nam [formalwear] michael andrews [linens | rentals] broadway rentals [lighting] storch lighting [dessert bar] the chocolate room, melt, magnolia bakery, steve’s keylime, cousin john’s [dance lessons] dance manhattan [bridal salon] kleinfelds [hairpiece | veil] bridal veil falls [bridal shoes] peter fox [mothers' dresses] morgan le fe [engagement ring | wedding rings] r&r jewelers [registries] michael c fina, williams sonoma, human rights campaign [wedding night hotel] penninsula [honeymoon] indonesia [honeymoon resorts] amankila, amanjiwo, seminyak beach resort

LOVE STORY A mutual friend introduced Megan and Alex during a reunion improv comedy group show that Alex used to perform with in high school. It is still unclear whether or not the set up was intentional, but their friend takes credit anyway.

LOVE NOTE They added a little roughness to their elegant day with the natural, ivy covered brick, moss place cards and russet chiavari chairs.

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TIMELESS louise & ken

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VENDOR LOVE brilliant event design

brillianteventdesign.com [wedding consultant]

blush botanicals

blushbotanicals.com [floral design]

sweet cheeks baking company sweetcheeksbaking.com [cake]

[venue | catering | wedding night hotel] paradise point [photography] vallentyne photography [linens] la tavola [entertainment | lighting] sound illusions [videography] omni stories [hair | makeup] groomer girl [rentals] platinum party [videography] omni stories [gown design] galina [bridal salon | hairpiece | veil | bridal jewelry | bridesmaid dresses] david's bridal [bridesmaid jewelry] charming charlie

LOVE STORY Louise had no idea that their annual holiday photo shoot was actually a cover for Ken's proposal. She was concerned some surfers coming close to where they were shooting and Ken asked them to go away, causing Louise to look back toward them. When she turned, she saw that the surfers were holding boards that said, "Will you marry me?"

LOVE NOTE The entire day was an endless stream of wonderful moments beginning with an emotional ceremony, a full dance floor and ending with a sparkly send-off.

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hannah & collin

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VENDOR LOVE hartworks floral design hartworksfloral.com [floral design]

classic party rentals

classicpartyrentals.com [rentals] [photography] buffett photography [venue] rancho santa fe magre estate [wedding consultant] hannah smith events [invitations] ann marie lavender papery [gown design] allure style [bridal salon | veil | bridesmaid jewelry] mia bella couture [bridal shoes] sam edelman [bridal jewelry] nordstrom [bridesmaids dresses] bari jay [bridesmaid shoes] soda [formalwear] vera wang [engagement ring | wedding rings] unicorn jewelry [wedding rings] rancho santa fe jewelers [makeup] hannah naylor, makeup by mags [hair] karen struges hair [catering | linens | rentals] art quest catering [entertainment] erik niles party production, san diego butterfly release [officiant] bishop wickham [cake] vg donuts

LOVE STORY Hannah and her mother shared in buying a special doll as a tradition each year for the holidays. Since Hannah moved out, they haven’t kept up their annual purchase. So on Christmas day Collin gave Hannah one of those same dolls, but this one was holding her engagement ring. It was Collin’s way of showing her that they can now create their own holiday memories together.

LOVE NOTE Their perfect day was classically designed with glamorous, chic elements like vases bursting with hydrangeas and a sweet butterfly release.

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VIBRANT nadia & bryan

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VENDOR LOVE paul barnett photography barnettphoto.com [photography]

crown weddings

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jennifer cole florals

jennifercoleflorals.com [floral design]

sweet cheeks baking company sweetcheeksbaking.com [cake]

[venue | catering | wedding night hotel] rancho valencia [hair | makeup] mayer studios, inc. [invitations | stationery] brightly designed [ceremony entertainment] caprice strings [reception entertainment | lighting] mobile music plus [officiant] paul frye [engagement ring | wedding rings] shaftel diamonds [honeymoon] maldives [honeymoon resorts] shangri-la villingili resort and spa [bridal salon] winnie couture [formalwear] jos a. banks

LOVE STORY Although they had spoken several times on the phone, Nadia first laid eyes on her future husband as they met in an airport for a business trip. And as their relationship grew, Bryan and Nadia realized that the first airport meeting was the beginning of their own unique love story.

LOVE NOTE Everything

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kelly & drew

LOVELINESS

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VENDOR LOVE jennifer dery photography jenniferdery.com [photography]

adrianne smith floral design asmithfloral.com [floral design]

the inn at rancho santa fe

theinnatrsf.com [venue | catering | wedding coordinator | linens | wedding night hotel] [gown design] marisa [bridal salon | hairpiece | veil] serendipity bridal [cake] sprinkles [dessert bar] la reine des macarons [floral design] the succulent source [entertainment] tim altbaum productions [invitations] paper source [stationery] minted [officiant] nick bridges [hair | makeup] rare bird brides [rentals] san diego kids party rentals [favors] the succulent source [dance lessons] go dance [bridal jewelry | bridesmaid jewelry] kendra scott [formalwear] men's wearhouse [flower girl dresses] etsy [engagement ring | wedding rings] ben bridge [registries] honeyfund [honeymoon] bali [honeymoon resorts] four seasons resort

LOVE STORY On a beautiful fall day in Austin, Texas, Drew took Kelly to the top of a cliff overlooking the Pennybacker Bridge. With Lake Austin shimmering in the sunlight, Drew bent down to one knee and asked Kelly to spend the rest of her life with him.

LOVE NOTE Being able to escape for just a few moments after their ceremony gave them time to enjoy being together before they began their elegant, country celebration.

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hiva & sam

PALATIAL ashley & nick

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VENDOR LOVE studio carrĂŠ photographie studiocarre.com [photography]

laguna cliffs marriott resort & spa lagunacliffs.com [wedding night hotel]

[venue] cairo estate [wedding consultant | floral design] elements of mary [linens | rentals | transportation] jamie ehrsam [lighting | entertainment] allen walker entertainment [catering] chef greg [cake] it's all about the cake [invitations | stationery] sugar tree paperie [favors] krispy kreme donuts [gown design] stephen yearick [bridal salon] here comes the bride [hairpiece | veil] david's bridal [bridal jewelry] nadri [bridal shoes | formalwear] vera wang [hair] serendipity salon [makeup] the salon of style [bridesmaid dresses] bill levkoff [mothers' dresses] alfred angelo, jim hjelm [engagement ring | wedding rings] robbin's brothers [registries] honeyfund [honeymoon] thailand [honeymoon resorts] 137 pilars, sri panwa [travel agency] out door travel adventures

LOVE STORY Ashley and Nick first laid eyes on each other when Ashley's hair appointment ran over and cut into Nick's. While waiting his turn, Nick chatted with Ashley and even though he doesn't remember what they talked about, he does remember being on the edge of his seat, laughing and having a great time.

LOVE NOTE They pulled together their Great Gatsby, art deco wedding perfectly with a feel of old Hollywood and a subtle middle eastern vibe.

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VENDOR LOVE dapper images

dapperimages.com [photography] [venue | rentals | lighting | catering | cake] green gables wedding estate [wedding consultant | floral design] oh lovestruck wedding and event coordination [linens] la tavola [invitations] lucky luxe couture [favors | entertainment] my djs videography] scenemotion [bridal salon] mary me bridal [veil] david's bridal [bridal jewelry] bhldn [hair] rare bird brides [makeup] delilah beauty [bridesmaid dresses] bella bridesmaids [registries] bed bath and beyond [wedding night hotel] the lakehouse hotel and resort

LOVE STORY During a Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas, Christina and Joseph, each with a separate group of friends, met at an Encore Beach Club pool party. Their groups developed lasting friendships and to everyone's surprise, Christina and Joseph fell in love.

LOVE NOTE This richly detailed wedding celebration was so filled with pure, raw emotion that many guests felt the love that they share for one another.

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logan & travis

SUMPTUOUS

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VENDOR LOVE pam scott photography pamscottphoto.com [phototgraphy]

loews coronado bay resort

loewshotels.com [venue | catering | wedding night hotel]

friar tux shop friartux.com [formalwear]

[wedding consultant | stationery] emily smiley fine weddings & soirees [floral design | rentals | lighting] platinum pro florals [cake] cakes to celebrate [reception entertainment] dj justin kanoya [hair | makeup] a new twist [officiant] paul frye [linens] la tavola linens, wildflower linens [invitations] suite paper [cake] cakes to celebrate [videographer] jon beltz [gown design] maggie sottero [bridal salon] la soie bridal [hairpiece | veil] tessa kim [bridal jewelry] rent the runway [bridesmaid jewelry] otis b weddings [bridal shoes] badgley mischka [bridesmaid dresses] david’s bridal [mothers' dresses] ralph lauren [engagement ring] jared [wedding rings] david & sons fine jewelers [registries] z gallerie, macy’s [honeymoon] cabo

LOVE STORY Travis and Logan met through mutual friends and knew instantly that they were going to spend the rest of their lives together. Travis proposed to Logan three months after they met and now they both feel so lucky to be married to their best friend.

LOVE NOTE As she walked down the aisle with her grandfather, staring at her wedding altar dripping with flowers and crystals, she couldn't help but think that this was her real life fairytale!

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FANCIFUL amber & matt

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VENDOR LOVE adorations botanical artistry adorations.com [floral design]

true photography weddings truephotographyweddings.com [photography]

taylor films

taylorfilms.com [videography]

classic party rentals

classicpartyrentals.com [rentals]

the registry at bloomingdale’s bloomingdales.com/registry [registry]

[venue | catering | wedding night hotel] rancho valencia [coordinator] mint weddings [entertainment] liquid blue band [bridal gown] berta bridal [makeup] beauty by tifini [bridal shoes] christian louboutin, sam edelman [bridesmaid dresses] boutique gown gladiator [stationery & caligraphy] lovely paper things

LOVE STORY For Amber and Matt, their first look was a moment of relief in the middle of a chaotic morning. It took away all the nerves and reminded them that this beautiful Saturday in June was all about them and no one else.

LOVE NOTE Amber & Matt's "heart of gold" sparkled in sequins and carried into their whimsical styling with luscious blooms, hot pink hues, and a fabulous cake.

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VENDOR LOVE cbs lifestylist

cbslifestylist.com [wedding consultant] [photography] petula pea photography [venue] rancho valencia [floral design] isari flower studio [ceremony entertainment] jeff bishop [cake] michele coulon dessertier [makeup] jealous faces

LOVE STORY Jessica and Marquette’s intimate wedding was shared with close friends and family in a standing-room only ceremony at Rancho Valencia. The bride stunned in a tea-length gown layered elegantly in tulle, embellished with a touch of sparkle at the waist. She carried a French-inspired garden bouquet of tulips and anemones, which also found a place dressing the cake.

LOVE NOTE Fragrant

champagne

and

white

tulip

centerpieces could not match the sweetness of this beautiful couple

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aleida & bob

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VENDOR LOVE true photography weddings truephotographyweddings.com [photography]

ponte family estate

pontewinery.com pontevineyardinn.com [venue] [floral design] sweet flowers weddings [cake] briarmist cakes [hair | makeup] cara mia make up artistry & hair design [entertainment] dj fdr [gown design] prevue bridal [wedding rings] robbins brothers [officiant] socal wedding ministers [invitations] wedding paper divas

LOVE NOTE The enflamed red and purple roses popped against the simple, natural background of green trees and blue sky.

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VENDOR LOVE blush botanicals

blushbotanicals.com [floral design]

park hyatt aviara

aviaraweddings.com [reception venue | lighting | catering | cake | wedding night hotel]

the white flower bridal boutique thewhiteflower.com [bridal salon]

classic party rentals

classicpartyrentals.com [rentals]

the registry at bloomingdale’s bloomingdales.com/registry [registry]

[ceremony venue | ceremony entertainment] st. constantine and helen greek orthodox church [photography] john riedy [wedding consultant] cynthia zatkin events [linens] la tavola [rentals] hire elegance [invitations | stationery] scribbles ink, william arthur stationery

LOVE STORY Just before their families gathered for the Thanksgiving holiday, David asked Noelle to spend an evening alone. They had dinner then walked along the San Diego harbor while David read Noelle a poem and asked her to marry him. As they walked back into the restaurant, Noelle was surprised to see her family and friends gathered to celebrate.

LOVE NOTE She wanted a white wedding and it flourished with elegant ivory flowers, snowy white linens and a tiered wedding cake to dream about.

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STRIKING sahar & soheil

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VENDOR LOVE 8twenty8 studios 828-studios.com [photography]

lovella bridal

lovellabridal.com [bridal salon | hairpiece | veil]

[reception venue | catering] sls hotel beverly hills [floral designer] events by sammy [wedding consultant] persia, inc. [lighting] shine lighting [invitations | stationery] signature imprints [cake] rafi's [dessert bar] besharati catering [ceremony entertainment] jillian risigari, joanna alpizar [reception entertainment] dj julius [videography] white rose production [gown design] kenneth pool [formalwear] tom ford [hair] arsineh [makeup] arianna garcia [honeymoon] st. lucia [honeymoon resorts] jade mountain resort

LOVE STORY Soheil and Sahar met through mutual friends right before she left to begin dental school in Florida. After years of racking up airline miles from Los Angeles to Miami, they realized that they were still very much in love and put an end to the long distance relationship.

LOVE NOTE It was a fashionably extravagant affair complete with an entourage of bridesmaids, glamourous sofreh design and a seven-layer couture confection of a cake.

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melissa & uros

ENDEARING

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VENDOR LOVE wayne and angela photographers wayneandangela.com [photography]

amazĂĄe special events

amazaespecialevents.com [wedding coordinator] [venue] stryker sonoma [floral design] gloria wong design [catering] grapevine [entertainment] the zippers [videography] moetic films [transportation] beau wine tours [gown design] alita graham [bridesmaid jewelry | formalwear] j crew [bridal shoes] benjamin adams [hair | makeup] professional makeup artistry [linens rentals | lighting] hartmann studios [invitations | stationery] one sharpened pencil [favors] kathykdesigns [dance lessons] simone assboeck [gown design] alita graham [bridal salon | hairpiece | veil] kleinfeld bridal [bridal jewelry] nina [bridal shoes] benjamin adams [bridesmaid dresses] j. crew [mothers' dresses] r & m richards, tadashi shoji [engagement ring | wedding rings] ultimate jewelry design, tiffany & co. [wedding night hotel] hotel healdsburg [honeymoon] costa navarino, athens, mykonos, santorini [honeymoon resorts] new hotel athens, grand hotel & resort, andronis santorini [travel agency] moonrings

LOVE STORY Melissa and Uros first met a decade ago during a football party for Fairfield University, and while they immediately felt a connection, school took them in different directions. Almost seven years later Melissa and Uros were both living in New York City, met for dinner to catch up and realized their attraction was still there!

LOVE NOTE This modern, wine country celebration was ideal for a sunset dinner with friends and family while being serenaded by live music.

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lisa & matt

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VENDOR LOVE betwixt studio

betwixtstudio.com [wedding consultant]

classic party rentals

classicpartyrentals.com [rentals | linens] [venue] scripps seaside forum [floral design] flowers by le nguyen [invitations] paper moxy [hair] mimi [makeup] flirt makeup [formalwear] kenneth cole, macy's, tommy hilfiger [entertainment | lighting] positive energy productions [catering] tk&a custom catering [bridal salon | bridesmaid dresses] cicada bridal [gown design] martina liana [invitations | stationer] paper fling [cake] michelle coulon bakery, heaven sent bakery [favors] lee nguyen designs [hairpiece | veil] o'conner's church supply [bridal jewelry | bridesmaid jewelry] maya macauley [bridal shoes] kate spade [mothers' dresses] nordstrom, dillard [engagement ring] nordstrom [wedding rings] ben bridge, zales [registries] macy's, crate & barrel, cb2, williams sonoma, sur la table [wedding night hotel] estancia la jolla [honeymoon] thailand

LOVE STORY Matt proposed to Lisa in their hotel room overlooking the ocean in Waikiki. It was the first destination trip they had gone on together and as Lisa was dressed for the beach, Matt walked nervously toward her and asked if she would be his wife. It was actually the second time he proposed, but this time he had a ring!

LOVE NOTE Saying their "I do's" under the shade of tall palm trees was the most memorable moment of their day and they basked in the happiness as the sun set behind them.

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marianne & giovanni

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VENDOR LOVE [photography] megan ann photography [ceremony site] chiesa di frati cappucini [reception site] crowne plaza sorrento coast [floral design] fiori sorrento [catering, linens, rentals] crowne plaza sorrento coast [favors] homemade limoncello [reception entertainment] amalfi coast music [transportation] eurolimo [bridal salon/gown store] bliss bride [veil] alisa brides [bridesmaid jewelry] kate spade [hair] beth lund [makeup] jimena puy [gift registries] crate & barrel, sur la table, williams-sonoma, target [wedding night hotel] the towers hotel

LOVE STORY When a Midwestern girl met an Italian chef on a dance floor in La Jolla, they didn’t need to speak the same language. There was a spark. It was over late-night meals, glasses of vino, and animated Disney movies that Marianne and Giovanni fell in love. Their hearts were put to the test when Gio was forced to return to Italy, yet as any great fairytale would have it, true love prevailed. Friends and family traveled near and far to Giovanni’s hometown outside Sorrento, Italy to celebrate that these two souls found their mate.

LOVE NOTE The only thing more exquisite than the food was the beautiful bride and her handsome groom!

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francine & patrick

ENCHANTED

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VENDOR LOVE blush botanicals

blushbotanicals.com [floral design]

i do ... weddings & events sdweddingplanner.com [wedding consultant]

[photography] resolusean photography [venue | catering | wedding night hotel] rancho bernardo inn [linens | rentals] concepts event design [ceremony entertainment] allan phillips entertainment [reception entertainment] jd musik [videography] joe park films [hair | makeup] kristi colby

LOVE STORY As photographers, Francine & Patrick had traveled to Yosemite to get some amazing shots. When the sun started to set, they stopped atop a beautiful rock display. It was there that Patrick took the most important shot of his life. He popped the question, asking Francine to be his wife.

LOVE NOTE Francine is a cancer survivor, so Patrick made it his mission to give her the dream wedding she deserved, which included her family traveling from Mexico to share in their very special day.

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DAZZLING jennifer & brian

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VENDOR LOVE dapper images

dapperimages.com [photography | videography]

luxe events

luxespecialevents.com [wedding consultant] [venue | lighting] el cortez [floral design] organic elements [rentals] archive rentals [stationery] brightly designed [catering] coast catering [cake] cake [candy bar] betty's pie whole [entertainment] wayne foster band [transportation] old town trolley [bridal salon | veil] isis bridal [hair | makeup] kelly shew [formalwear | mothers' dresses] saks fifth avenue [engagement ring] gottlieb jewelers [honeymoon] bali, indonesia [officiant] rabbi ian

LOVE STORY Brian could not wait to ask Jennifer to marry him and as he was getting ready for work, thinking of the perfect way to propose, he glanced over to where Jennifer was still sleeping. He decided there would be no better time than the present and knelt beside the bed, waking Jennifer up to an amazing surprise.

LOVE NOTE This stylish event would not have been quite as special without their rescue dog, Cash, who walked the aise in his own tuxedo!

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SPLENDID lauren & juan

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VENDOR LOVE adrianne smith floral design asmithfloral.com [floral design]

friar tux shop friartux.com [formalwear]

[photography] france photographers [ceremony venue] st. brigid catholic church [reception venue | catering | lighting | wedding night hotel] estancia [hair] katie l'heureux [makeup] ann denicolo [wedding consultant] bliss event [entertainment] nrg [cake | desserts] sweet lydia [videography] cloudless weddings [transportation] rolls livery service [linens] la tavola [lighting] five star audio visual [invitations] confetti grey [stationery] outside the bloom [ceremony entertainment] jensine and bill nolan, st. brigid [videography] cloudless weddings [gown design] jim hjelm [bridal salon] rosalind's bridal, jlm flagship [hairpiece | veil | bridal jewelry] jlm flagship [bridesmaid jewelry] j. crew, banana republic [bridal shoes] jimmy choo [formalwear] hugo boss [bridesmaid dresses] amsale, bella bridesmaid [mothers' dresses] kalinka, monique lhuillier

LOVE STORY Holding Lauren and Juan's wedding ceremony in the same church where Lauren's parents were married years before filled the entire crowd with emotion. As she tearfully vowed the same promises to her husband, Lauren couldn't help but think what a wonderful memory they were creating.

LOVE NOTE The perfectly peach garden roses in the brides's bouquet tied in with the organic styling for this lovely special day.

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amy & jake

CHIVALROUS

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VENDOR LOVE a joy forever weddings & events ajfevents.com [wedding consultant]

adorations botanical artistry adorations.com [floral design]

the white flower bridal boutique thewhiteflower.com [bridal salon]

raphael's party rentals raphaels.com [rentals | linens]

[photography] taylor abeel photography [venue] all hallows catholic church [catering] wild thyme company [cake] flour power [ceremony entertainment] festival strings [reception entertainment] party people san diego [videography] classic filmworks [hair | makeup] meleah [favors] godiva chocolates [gown design] augusta jones [bridal jewelry] macy's [bridal shoes] nine west [hairpiece | veil] justine m couture [bridesmaid dresses | flower girl dresses] the dessy group, alfred sung

LOVE STORY Having been on the working end of the wedding industry for years, Amy was overjoyed that it was her turn to walk down the aisle toward the man of her dreams. What an intimate and emotional moment that she will never forget.

LOVE NOTE A simple and sweet wedding ceremony was flawlessly detailed with soft candles and vases overflowing with roses.

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WINSOME jennifer & christopher

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VENDOR LOVE carmel mountain ranch country club clubcmr.com [venue | wedding consultant | catering | linens]

kristina chartier photography kristinachartier.com [photography]

lois mathews design loismathews.com [floral design]

the white flower bridal boutique thewhiteflower.com [bridal salon | veil]

[entertainment | lighting] entertainment at large, dj mike hogan [invitations] crane & co [cake] edelweiss bakery [favors] taylormade [transportation] la costa limousine [gown design] augusta jones [hairpiece] hair comes the bride [bridal jewelry] justine m. couture [bridal shoes] vintage chanel [hair | makeup] meleah [formalwear] joseph a. bank [bridesmaid dresses] amsale, san diego bella bridesmaids [mothers' dresses] nordstrom

LOVE STORY Christopher's simple "Words with Friends" challenge led to a private golf lesson for Jennifer and before they knew it they were taking a road trip to Portland. Knowing she was the one, Christopher could not wait until they arrived and proposed to Jennifer the first night of their drive up the California coast.

LOVE NOTE Seeing each other for the first time that day, surrounded by intricate garden details, fringy garlands and mini piĂąatas, swept this couple away with emotion and happiness.

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ROMANTIC melanie & julian

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VENDOR LOVE pam scott photography pamscottphoto.com [photography]

mon amie bridal salon

monamie.com [bridal salon | hairpiece | veil]

the crosby at rancho santa fe thecrosbyclub.com [venue | catering]

taylor films

taylorfilms.com [videography] [wedding consultant] liz beck [floral design] annette gomez [lighting | reception entertainment] kicks band [invitations | stationery] in to ink [cake] michele coulon dessertier [ceremony entertainment] julia schorn [transportation] sun diego charter co. [gown design] augusta jones [linens | rentals] concepts event design [bridal jewelry | engagement ring | wedding rings] rondel's fine jewelry [bridesmaid jewelry] nordstrom

LOVE STORY While Melanie and Julian were on vacation in Switzerland, Julian told Melanie he really wanted to spend one day in the capital, Bern, because it's so beautiful. Julian proposed near the Aare River, which is this really gorgeous distinctive green color. Being newly engaged made the rest of their European getaway so happy and special. They didn't dive right into telling everyone, they took a moment to treasure it and savored being on an adventure, just the two of them.

LOVE NOTE They chose the stars in a clear, beautiful night sky as their inspiration and had a nighttime ceremony with tons of candles, a fireplace lit and a harpist, it felt magical.

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ADORABLE lorie & ronnie

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VENDOR LOVE occasions by bea prescilla occasionsbybeaprescilla.com [wedding consultant]

[photography] sigma six photography [ceremony venue] corpus christi catholic church [reception venue | catering] admiral kidd catering and conference center [floral design] haydees creative flowers [lighting] premier entertainment san diego [invitations | stationery] whimsy b. paperie [cake] grove pastry bakeshop [linens | rentals] concepts event design [favors] beau-coup, night club shop [ceremony entertainment] peter luciano, caelan mckamey [reception entertainment] premier entertainment san diego [dance lessons] arthur jay jimenez [videographer] nr3 video productions [transportation] top dog limo, san diego limo transfer [gown design] maggie sotero [bridal salon \ mothers' dresses] 2000 dreams bridal [bridal jewelry] christina's fashions, tacori [bridal shoes] betsey johnson [hair] gercy galang, gg hair art [makeup] makeup by kat [formalwear] the gentlemen's tux club [bridesmaid dresses] bl couture

LOVE STORY When Ronnie told Lorie to be ready by three to celebrate her birthday, she figured that meant going to a nice dinner, but had no idea Ronnie had an elaborate plan with a surprise ending. A bumpy private plane ride up the California coast left both Ronnie and Lorie happy to get their feet back on solid ground and even distracted Lorie from Ronnie's disguised plan. Emotions ran wild as Ronnie got down on one knee and asked Lorie to be his bride.

LOVE NOTE Classic and elegant with champagne and ivory details, adding in a bit of fun with knee high socks for the bridesmaids, was this couple's vision of the perfect wedding day.

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VENDOR LOVE jennifer renee weddings & events jenniferrenee.net [wedding consultant]

moorea estate laguna beach luxuryestateweddings.com [venue]

flowers by cina

flowersbycina.com [floral design]

the registry at bloomingdale’s bloomingdales.com/registry [registry | mothers' dresses]

[photography] jasmine star photography [rentals] lounge appeals [lighting] wjs studios [reception entertainment] jordan music entertainment [wedding night hotel] ritz carlton laguna niguel [linens] fusion linens [invitations | stationery] hoover printing [catering] elegant affairs [cake] torrance bakery [favors] voluspa candles [ceremony entertainment] n'demand [videography] sandy collora [transportation] best chauffered [gown design] vera wang [bridal salon] vera wang [bridal jewelry] nordstrom, deja & co. [bridesmaid jewelry | bridal shoes] kate spade [hair | makeup] flawless faces

LOVE STORY Lucky Kate did not even have to leave her house to meet her husband. As she sat in her pajamas drying her hair, she was surprised to see John walking through her door looking for her roommate. It didn't take long for her to realize that this chance encounter meant so much more.

LOVE NOTE Getting married was surreal for this couple and their celebration was enriched by the incomparable ocean views from their garden reception.

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ashley & brent

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VENDOR LOVE paul barnett photography barnettphoto.com [photography]

monarch weddings

monarchweddings.com [wedding consultant]

jennifer cole florals

jennifercoleflorals.com [floral design] [ceremony venue] mission basilica san diego de alcala [reception venue | catering] the prado balboa park [lighting] san diego event design [invitations | stationery] whimsique [rentals | lines] concepts event design [cake] flour power bakery [ceremony entertainment] caprice strings [reception entertainment] ndemand [videography] nr3 video productions [transportation] highline charter [gown design] allure couture [bridal salon] m bride [hair | makeup] launch pad salon [favors] cuban cigar factory [veil] panache bridal [bridal jewelry] prevue [bridesmaid jewelry] givenchy, macy's [bridal shoes] capparos [formalwear] vera wang, men's wearhouse [bridesmaid desses] amsale [mothers' dresses] oscar de la renta, xscape, nordstrom [flower girl dreses] tip top kids, prevue

LOVE STORY Ashley and Brent only had four hours to get to know each other before an accident left Brent unable to return to Southern California. For the next year, they spoke on the phone, emailed, texted and Ashley even went to Pismo Beach for their first date. After that, they both knew that they were meant to be!

LOVE NOTE It was amazing to just be together, looking out across their whimsical and sophisticated celebration, and watch their loved ones celebrate their joy.

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VENDOR LOVE jennifer renee weddings & events jenniferrenee.net [wedding consultant]

friar tux shop friartux.com [formalwear]

[photography] becker photography [venue] sugarman estate maui, hawaii [wedding consultant | catering] aloha events & catering [floral design] teresa sena designs [linens] designer specialty linens [rentals | lighting] panache destination management [invitations] beautiful and creative weddings [cake] maui wedding cakes [reception entertainment] maui wedding dj, manutea nui e fire dancers [dance lessons] bella ballroom [videography] hawaiian video memories [transportation] akina tours [gown design] jorge manuel [bridal salon] the white dress [veil] renee pawele [bridesmaid jewelry] fossil [bridal shoes] david tutera [hair | makeup] rhonda cota [bridesmaid dresses] jim hjelm [mothers' dresses] nordstrom [engagement ring | wedding rings] sn queens [registries] crate & barrel, macys [wedding night hotel]marriott wailea resort & spa [honeymoon destination] kauai & ohau [honeymoon resort] marriott

LOVE STORY Once their eyes locked at a neighborhood restaurant, and after a few notes were passed between them, Jennifer and Jonathan knew something special was happening. With all the excitement, Jennifer forgot to pay her bill but let go of her embarrassment when she was able to spend more time chatting with Jonathan and getting to know her future husband.

LOVE NOTE As soon as she stood next to him, the jitters were gone and while they said their wedding vows, it was just them and the ocean.

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justine & brett

BEAUTEOUS

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VENDOR LOVE jim kennedy photographers jimkennedyphotographers.com [photography]

[venue | lighting | catering] hideaway golf club [wedding consultant] bash events [floral design | linens | rentals] ultimate events [invitations | stationery] jill parkin designs [cake] exquisite desserts [favors] favor favor [entertainment] ovation entertainment [transportation] cardiff transportation [gown design] enzoani - dabra [bridal salon] blush bridal [hairpiece | veil] justine m. couture [bridal jewelry] nordstrom, martina liani ali [bridal shoes] badgley mischka [bridesmaid shoes] steve madden [hair | makeup] makeup by cassandra, lisa walters [formalwear] michael kors [bridesmaid dresses] bill levkoff [mothers' dresses] tadashi shoji [flower girls' dresses] us angels [engagement ring | wedding rings] capri jewelers, cartier [registries] crate and barrel [wedding night hotel] la quinta resort [honeymoon] grand cayman islands [honeymoon resorts] ritz carlton grand cayman [travel agency] pinnacle travel

LOVE STORY Justine and Brett met in elementary school and have dated since freshman year of high school - they even attended every high school dance together as a couple! Because their relationship has developed so naturally, it was a comfortable morning over pastries and coffee that Brett chose to ask Justine to be his wife.

LOVE NOTE Nestled among the trees, brush and encircled by a mountain range, made this classic and slightly rustic wedding a huge success.

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MERRIMENT

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VENDOR LOVE paul barnett photography barnettphoto.com [photography]

victoria weddings and events victoriawe.com [wedding consultant]

raphael's party rentals raphaels.com [rentals]

[venue] the new children’s museum [floral design] organic elements [linens] american party rentals [rentals] lauren sharon vintage rentals, minted & vintage [lighting] tim altbaum productions [invitations | stationery] minted, sweet paper [catering] the wild thyme company [cake] the donut bar, badunkachunk [entertainment] dj freshair, n'demand [videographer] epic affair [transportation] san diego limo bus [gown design] anne barge [bridal salon] bliss bridal [hairpiece | veil] blaise [bridal jewelry] tre boutique

LOVE STORY It was early morning when Tim told Michelle that they were meeting a friend for a doggie play date in the park near their house. They took their dog for a walk and when they arrived at the park, there was a big sign under a tree with a ring and champagne waiting for Michelle. After Tim proposed, Michelle’s mom came running out and they all had champagne in the park.

LOVE NOTE They loved the idea of a downtown, city wedding and succeeded in making their guests comfortable in the urban setting with a nonstop party, sweets and love.

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alexandra & grigoriy

ENJOYABLE

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VENDOR LOVE true photography weddings truephotographyweddings.com [photography]

morgan run club & resort

morganrun.com [venue | linens | rentals | lightings | catering | coordination | wedding night hotel]

take note! creations

takenotecreations.com [stationery] [wedding consultant] ania krokos [floral design] taya glynn [lighting | entertainment] brandon noel [cake] european pastries [dance lessons] pointe dance studio [bridal jewelry] ben bridge [bridesmaid jewelry | bridesmaid shoes | bridesmaid dresses] prevue formal and bridal [bridal shoes] carlo pazolini [hair | makeup] meleah nelson [formalwear] men's wearhouse [mothers' dresses] tom claim

LOVE STORY Alexandra and Grigoriy met during the Summer of 2010 and it was love at first sight. Each was too shy to make the first move but when friends set up a weekend getaway to Santa Barbara, they enjoyed exploring the new city together, walking on the streets and the beach, buying souvenirs, dinning at the restaurants, and drinking wine.

LOVE NOTE Their ceremony was a traditional, American, outdoor celebration while the wedding reception was prepared in a Russian style where guests shared a common table filled with lavender and silver details.

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HANDSOME

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VENDOR LOVE studio carrĂŠ photographie studiocarre.com [photography]

[ceremony venue] immaculate catholic church [venue] diamond view skybox [floral design] tenfold style [wedding consultant] creative affairs [catering] authentic flavors catering [cake] the french gourmet [entertainment] dj rooster [videography] cloud break films [gown design] simone carvalli [hairpiece | veil] hair comes the bride [bridal shoes] jimmy choo [hair | makeup] lipstick and luster [linens] the floral department [rentals] event party rentals [lighting] dj rooster [invitations | stationery] lettering by lynne [transportation] goldfield stage-transportation, limo kings [bridal jewelry] diamond studs forever [bridesmaid jewelry] etsy, sweet melody shop [bridesmaid dresses] bill levkoff [mothers' dresses] jj house [wedding rings] jared [registries] honeyfund, william sonoma, macy's [wedding night hotel] hotel indigo [honeymoon] bali, france, italy, spain, morocco [honeymoon resorts] la maison aribe, hotel centauro, villa kaliki, la maurella, villa campomaggio

LOVE STORY Danny proposed to Angela on Tantulus Mountain

in

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Oahu, holiday

Hawaii in

2012.

over

the

Tantulus

Mountain looks over all of Oahu, and while Danny was in a wheelchair due to a major knee surgery at the time, he could not get down on one knee, but even so, the moment was that much more special.

LOVE NOTE The antique pink and cream accents made this wedding soft and dreamy while the golden accents and glowing candle light added a stylish touch.

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VENDOR LOVE paul barnett photography barnettphoto.com [photography]

nisie’s enchanted florist nisiesenchanted.com [floral design]

taylor films

taylorfilms.com [videography] [venue | lighting | catering | wedding night hotel] the ritz carlton laguna niguel [wedding consultant] gg weddings [invitations] invitation factory [stationery] wedding paper divas [favors] cards and pockets [ceremony entertainment] naples chamber ensembles [reception entertainment] moondance mobile music [gown design] victor harper [bridal salon | veil] m bride [bridal jewelry] macy's [bridal shoes] camille la vie [hair | makeup] design visage [formalwear] jos. a. bank [bridesmaid dresses] bill levkoff, bella bridesmaid [mothers' dresses] nordstrom [flower girl dresses] little dreamer's inc. [engagement ring] robbin’s brothers [wedding rings] ben bridge [registries] macy's, bed, bath & beyond, crate n barrel, z gallerie [honeymoon] miami, grenada, st. lucia, charlotte

LOVE STORY Of all days, Chuck and Lindsey met on Friday the 13th. And while there may be some superstition behind the date, this Friday the 13th happened to be the best day of both of their lives. It was the day Chuck first saw his beautiful bride to be, Lindsey.

LOVE NOTE The best moment was walking down the aisle together as a couple, smiling while overlooking the ocean and mountains and knowing that they get to feel this way forever.

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ETHEREAL annalise & noam

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VENDOR LOVE floral works and events by raphael’s floralworksandevents.com [floral design | coordination | linens]

raphael’s party rentals raphaels.com [rentals]

hyatt regency mission bay spa & marina missionbay.hyatt.com [venue]

[photography] mia alysse photography [videography] jimmy ferrer videography

LOVE NOTE It was all about the flowers at this Mission Bay wedding with incredible floral installations draped over the reception tables, allowing for guests to feel as though they were apart of a midsummer’s night dream.

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MAJESTIC caroline & artemios

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VENDOR LOVE pam scott photography pamscottphoto.com [photography]

crown weddings

crownweddings.com [wedding consultant]

splendid sentiments

mysplendidsentiments.com [floral design]

the lodge at torrey pines lodgetorreypines.com [reception venue | catering]

raphaels party rentals raphaels.com [rentals]

[ceremony venue] saints constantine and helen greek orthodox church [linens] la tavola linens [rentals] abbey party rentals [lighting] mobile music plus [invitations | stationery] jgrace luxurious event stationery [cake] cake [entertainment] fish and the seaweeds, mobile music plus [transportation] haynes chauffeuring, inc., highline charter [gown design] christos phaedra

LOVE STORY Caroline and Artemios left their wedding ceremony in a classic car and were able to enjoy their first few moments together as husband and wife. Before the celebrations began, they savored this time and relived their beautiful ceremony.

LOVE NOTE A traditional and elegant gown was ideal for their church wedding but the reception was given a sentimental feel with purple and green jewel tones.

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SINCERITY christine & jose

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VENDOR LOVE quinn lacasse photography qlcphotography.com [photography]

trendee flowers

trendeeflowers.com [floral design] [venue | wedding night hotel] bandy canyon ranch [wedding consultant] tres chic affairs [rentals] moss vintage rentals [catering] coast catering [cake] cups [candy bar] cute cakes [ceremony entertainment] nick weiss music [reception entertainment] dj phreek [transportation] sd van service [hair | makeup] unveiled bridal beauty [linens] fine linens for rent [invitations | stationery] minted [gown design] demetrios [bridal salon] brides by demetrios [bridal jewelry] lavenderfields62, etsy [bridal shoes] converse [formalwear] men's wearhouse [bridesmaid dresses] after six [mothers' dresses] soulmates [flower girl dresses] autoalive, etsy [registries] bed, bath, & beyond, pottery barn

LOVE STORY With Jose just returning from his deployment to Afghanistan and a birthday celebration for her mother, the last thing Christine was expecting was a marriage proposal. But, as her family gathered around and Jose bent to one knee, Christine was overcome with emotion as she shouted, "Of course!"

LOVE NOTE She always knew that she would marry a soldier, but she never dreamed of a more perfect garden wedding filled with pink roses and flowing streamers.

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BEGUILING katherine & michael

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VENDOR LOVE true photography weddings truephotographyweddings.com [photography]

white lace events & design whitelaceevent.com [wedding consultant]

jennifer cole florals

jennifercoleflorals.com [floral design]

taylor films

taylorfilms.com [videography]

the registry at bloomingdale’s bloomingdales.com/registry [registry]

[venue] mary star of the sea [reception venue | catering | wedding night hotel] l'auberge del mar [lighting | reception entertainment] tim altbaum productions [invitations | stationery] posh paperie [rentals] concepts event design [cake] vg donut and bakery [linens] la tavola [transportation] la costa limo [bridal shoes] badgley mischka [hair | makeup] tiffany monday [gown design] liancarlo [bridal salon] carine's bridal atelier [hairpiece | veil] here comes the bride

LOVE STORY Mike plays for the San Diego Chargers and I am a pediatric hematology/oncology nurse. We met at the Pacific Beach Shore Club and got engaged in Bora Bora, where the sky is wide open with hundreds of stars. Our wedding theme was fresh, classic, and timelessly beautiful and it was so special have everyone we love in one place.

LOVE NOTE "We have this thing about loving each other more than all of the stars in the sky"

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lindsay & bryan

AUTHENTIC

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VENDOR LOVE pala mesa resort

palamesa.com [venue | catering | wedding night hotel]

splendid sentiments

mysplendidsentiments.com [floral design] [photography] britt rene photo [wedding consultant] a taylor made wedding [ceremony entertainment] sal shandra [reception entertainment] flashback heart attack [hair] robin dunn hair [makeup] make me-up [cake] it's all about the cake [invitations | stationery] minted [favors] green thumb, shinoda [gown design] alvina valenta [bridal salon] maryme bridal [bridal jewelry] kate spade, vince camuto [bridal shoes] ivanka trump [formalwear] men's wearhouse [bridesmaid dresses] watters [mothers' dresses] j kara [engagement ring | wedding rings] tustin jewelry exchange [registries] macy's, crate and barrel [honeymoon] san juan islands, british columbia

LOVE STORY Mutual friends knew Bryan and Lindsay would really hit things off and when Bryan took her to a rock concert at the Hollywood Palladium for their first date, Lindsay saw what they were talking about. Since that first date they have been making music of their own!

LOVE NOTE Knowing that they would be spending the rest of their lives with the person they love the most made their wedding day even more special.

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HEAVENLY jaya & john

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VENDOR LOVE floral works and events by raphael’s floralworksandevents.com [floral design]

true photography weddings truephotographyweddings.com [photography]

raphael’s party rentals raphaels.com [rentals]

[wedding consultant] amorology [venue] hilton la jolla torrey pines [ceremony site] saint therese of carmel [henna artist] henna san diego [bridal salon] isis bridal salon [photo booth] the foto box

LOVE NOTE Jaya’s bouquet was a stunner, much like the bride herself, who incorporated the traditional henna art into her wedding style.

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RAVISHING sharareh & milas

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VENDOR LOVE true photography weddings truephotographyweddings.com [photography]

couture events

coutureeventsca.com [wedding consultant]

jennifer cole florals

jennifercoleflorals.com [floral design]

the registry at bloomingdales bloomingdales.com/registry [registry]

[ceremony venue] san diego museum of art [reception venue | wedding night hotel] us grant hotel [linens] la tavola linen [rentals] concepts event design [lighting] dj julius [invitations] b wedding invitations [veil] lazaro, jlm boutique [bridal jewelry] david yurman [bridal shoes] jimmy choo [makeup] james webb [formalwear] hugo boss, saint laurent, vera wang [bridesmaid dresses] bhldn [cake] sweet lydia’s dj julius [dance lessons] dancing together [bridesmaid jewelry] nadri [bridesmaid shoes] dsw [hair] model call salon [mothers' dresses] david meister, neiman marcus [flower girl dresses] aria bridal, nordstrom [engagement ring | wedding rings] bony levy

LOVE STORY Milas met Sherry while she was working at Nordstrom and she was helping him with his purchase. Milas was so impressed with her big brown eyes and radiating smile that he called the store after he left to ask her on their first date.

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arrangements, exquisite cake, and luxe sofreh design made this ambient wedding a illustrious affair.

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Brush & Palette 760.207.9589 brushpalette.com

CONSULTANTS

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Monarch Weddings 858.480.9332 monarchweddings.com

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CONSULTANTS

Occasions by Bea Prescilla 858.480.6232 occasionsbybeaprescilla.com

CONSULTANTS

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CONSULTANTS

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Crown Weddings 619.571.6515 crownweddings.com

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Jennifer Renee Weddings & Events 949.933.7796 jenniferrenee.net

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Brilliant Event Design 305.588.2761 brillianteventdesign.com

Couture Events 619.206.2905 coutureeventsca.com

I Do…Weddings & Events 858.405.7244 sdweddingplanner.com

CONSULTANTS

CONSULTANTS

CAKES

Sweet Cheeks Baking Company 619.285.1220 sweetcheeksbaking.com

Aja Lauren Event Production & Design 858.754.9467 ajalauren.com

CBS Lifestylist 760.889.3725 cbslifestylist.com

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The Registry at Bloomingdale's 800.888.2wed bloomingdales.com/registry

A Joy Forever Weddings & Events 619.889.3181 ajfevents.com

CONSULTANTS

BRIDAL REGISTRY

CONSULTANTS

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Luxe Events 858.405.1454 luxespecialevents.com

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CONSULTANTS

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Victoria Weddings & Events 619.887.4915 victoriawe.com | coronadoweddings.com

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White Lace Events & Design 858.829.5351 707.479.2032 whitelaceevent.com

ENTERTAINMENT | LIGHTING

DÉCOR | RENTALS | LINENS

134

Classic Party Rentals 858.496.9700 classicpartyrentals.com

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DÉCOR | RENTALS | LINENS

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Raphael’s Party Rentals 858.689.7368 raphaels.com

FASHION

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FASHION

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La Luz Events A Division of Jon Krause Productions

®

Jon Krause Productions 760.429.3673 laluzevents.com | jonkrauseproductions.com

FASHION

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The White Flower Bridal Boutique 619.501.1700 thewhiteflower.com

FLORAL DESIGN

Jennifer Cole Florals 760.815.8719 jennifercoleflorals.com

Nicole Miller 760.632.7000 nicolemillersd.com

Mon Amie Bridal Salon 714.546.5700 monamie.com

FLORAL DESIGN

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Adorations Botanical Artistry 619.225.1915 adorations.com

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Blush Botanicals 858.342.0480 blushbotanicals.com

FLORAL DESIGN

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FLORAL DESIGN

FLORAL DESIGN

Lois Mathews Design 619.255.9144 loismathews.com

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Adrianne Smith Floral Design 760.505.1229 asmithfloral.com

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FLORAL DESIGN

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Hartworks Floral Design 858.272.6392 619.993.4244 hartworksfloral.com

Floral Works & Events by Raphael’s 858.444.1692 floralworksandevents.com

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FLORAL DESIGN

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Trendee Flowers 619.204.3920 trendeeflowers.com

INVITATIONS

66

LIMOS

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66

PHOTOGRAPHY

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8TWENTY8 Studios 619.399.7822 828-studios.com

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Dapper Images 760.809.1240 dapperimages.com

185

INVITATIONS

Soirees & Showers Stationery 760.468.3515 soireesandshowers.com

Classic Limos 800.550.3125 classiclimos.com

Betwixt Studio 619.962.5025 betwixtstudio.com

PHOTOGRAPHY

65

Minted 888.828.6468 minted.com

Take Note Creations 858.215.2058 takenotecreations.com

PHOTOGRAPHY

INVITATIONS

PHOTOGRAPHY

195

Jennifer Dery Photography 619.246.7739 jenniferdery.com

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PHOTOGRAPHY

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PAM SCOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

Jim Kennedy Photographers 800.264.4558 jimkennedyphotographers.com

PHOTOGRAPHY

Paul Barnett Photography 619.285.1207 barnettphoto.com

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Kristina Chartier Photography 858.692.0145 kristinachartier.com

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Quinn LaCasse Photography 352.414.6951 qlcphotography.com

Pam Scott Photography 760.277.3001 pamscottphoto.com

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Studio Carré Photographie 619.670.6183 studiocarre.com

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PHOTOGRAPHY

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PHOTOGRAPHY | BOUDOIR

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TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY W E D D I N G S

True Photography Weddings 858.345.1248 truephotographyweddings.com

VENUES

Wayne and Angela Photographers 732.354.1039 wayneandangela.com

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828 | Events 619.399.7822 828-events.com

VENUES

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Loews Coronado Bay Resort 800.23.LOEWS loewshotels.com

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VENUES

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Montage Kapalua Bay 808.662.6600 montagehotels.com

75

VENUES

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Hornblower Cruises & Events 855.254.0623 hornblower.com

13

VENUES

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines 888.865.6368 lodgetorreypines.com

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe 858.756.1131 theinnatrsf.com

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VENUES

Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club 858.487.9224 x3 clubcmr.com

Electra Cruises 800.952.9955 electracruises.com

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina 619.221.4830 missionbay.hyatt.com

VENUES

87

Callaway Vineyard & Winery 951.676.4001 callawaywinery.com

The Crosby at Rancho Santa Fe 858.759.3846 thecrosbyclub.com

VENUES

VENUES

The Boudoir Divas 858.485.0443 theboudoirdivas.com

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Morgan Run Club & Resort 858.759.5459 morganrun.com

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Orfila Vineyards and Winery 760.738.6500 x24 orfila.com

VENUES

Park Hyatt Aviara 760.603.3670 aviaraweddings.com

VENUES

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Pala Casino Spa Resort 877.946.7252 palacasino.com

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VENUES

Ponte Family Estate Winery 951.694.8855 pontevineyardinn.com | pontewinery.com

VENUES

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Pala Mesa Resort 760.477.7240 palamesa.com

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VIDEO | CINEMA

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Taylor Films 760.846.0418 taylorfilms.com

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TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY

LAURA CHRISTIN

LUNA PHOTO

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TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY

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ELECTRA Cruises

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