A Sonoma Valley vineyard wedding that’s full of beauty, joy, and…wine!
Summer and Michael’s wedding at Lancaster Estate Winery in Sonoma, California, was a picture-perfect beautiful affair filled with elegant details that I just know you’re going to love. The amazing pics were taken by our good friend, Los Angeles wedding photographer Laura Grier from Beautiful Day Photography. Enjoy! <!–more–>
Guests signed wine bottles for the happy couple as mementos.
Summer’s Monique Lhuillier wedding dress is so elegant!
Don’t you just love the dramatic aisle and simple ceremony area? Nature truly is the best backdrop for a wedding like this. In the silver buckets at the end of the aisle are parasols to protect guests from the sun.
Locally made jam makes a sweet parting gift for guests!
A uniquely simple and sophisticated celebration of nature
Held at the Calistoga Ranch in Napa, California and photographed by the talented Sabine Scherer, Rob and Emily’s outdoor wedding ceremony and minimalist reception used simple and elegant green design principles. Everything from their invitations to their table settings to Emily’s unique Carmen Marc Valvo wedding dress showcased an extraordinarily sophisticated and sustainable take on wedding style. Let’s crash the party and take a peek… <!–more–>
The ceremony site was completely unadorned, letting nature step in as decorator.
The Calistoga Ranch is known for its lush green open spaces, and the couple took full advantage of the gorgeous landscape to take these sweet photos. Emily DIY-ed most of the wedding’s decor, including the programs and signage below.
Lit mostly by candlelight, the reception tables are fit for an elegant Roman banquet. This organic, cave-like space creates instant warmth and intimacy for guests. The wedding cake at the back of the room is the only decoration needed.
The wonderful, whimsical cake topper Continue reading
A lush forest wedding filled with cute and quirky details in Washington State
Elizabeth and Lowell’s wedding, as photographed by the mindblowingly talented Sean Flanigan, is like a Tim Burton movie if Tim Burton movies were joyful and light instead of dark and goth-y. Every detail, from Elizabeth’s romantic Nicole Miller dress and sparkly accessories to the handmade programs and placecards, looks like it comes from an artfully woven fairy tale about a fair maiden and her creatively-vested prince. Held in Kitsap Memorial State Park in Washington, this wedding has such a sweet, playful quality to it…I hope you’re as inspired by it as I was! <!–more–>