boho chic backyard wedding

From photographer Alexandra Wallace – “Jenna and Reyjay tied the knot at their home in Oceanside, California. With their friend Rachael Lunghi of Lace and Likes tying the event all together, and vendors such as Haystack Floral and Dart Collective bringing the magic to life, their celebration was vibrant, fun and full of boho chic wedding details!” “Jenna wore Rue […]

sophisticated LA wedding

From Anna Delores Photography – “Stephanie and Eli are a hip Los Angeles couple with serious style! The couple made simple, clean design choices to avoid competition with the lively decor of the venue, The Fig House. Invitations, menus, and signage were printed on white marble print paper, and reception tables were adorned with beautiful […]

urban farm-to-table wedding ideas

From Michelle Garibay Events – “The photographer for this urban farm-to-market wedding inspiration shoot, Ashely Bee, wanted to create a fresh, botanical-inspired design in a city setting with the hardness of metal and wood paid with soft, organic elements. Rich purples and lush greens were the focus colors of this al fresco wedding reception editorial!” […]

elegant ranch wedding in california

Sarah and Erin first met at work, but didn’t start dating until years later when their two best guy friends started to encourage them to talk more and see if something was there – little did they know that it would turn into love! Luckily we have these images from Anna Delores Photography to relive […]

medieval feast wedding

From Buena Lane – “Newly owned and renovated, Folktale, from the beginning, wowed us. Vintage books, hammered tabletops, a resplendent chandelier, warm cream walls, and a grand fireplace seemed to whisper, This is it. French contemporary meets Gothic, meets California coast. Sometimes, one gets lucky when conceptualizing a photo shoot, and design and pop culture […]

boho chic dry garden elopement

From Kim Branagan Photography – “This boho-chic elopement inspiration shoot was brought about through a desire to show a gorgeous, picturesque, dream elopement that is still approachable and attainable. This is inspiration for the couple that goes where the wind takes them and likes to keep things personal yet still fun, funky, and memorable!” “The […]

rich and artful wedding

Clearly inspired by Dutch floral paintings, this rich and artful wedding inspiration shoot from Whittaker Portraits and Something Blue mixes a modernly chic sentiment with classic touches. Heavy chairs set against industrial walls, luxurious gold flatware, floral paintings reflected by the reception centerpiece, modern invitations paired with classic calligraphy, and the piece de resistance: a […]

retro palm springs-inspired industry event

From Cari Wible of Pink Parasol Designs & Coordinating – “When you work with a venue as unique as Garden Grove the average pretty won’t due for an open house event so we embraced a California ease and created something very retro Palm Springs for their Summer Engagement Event!” “Whether it was the wine popsicles […]

industrialism + refinement: a modern san francisco wedding

From Buena Lane Photography – “San Francisco is brimming with charming, elegant venues to host post-City Hall nuptials so for this shoot, we sought a unique and unexplored space. The interior of the recently opened Cambria Gallery, in the SoMa neighborhood just south of City Hall, was an inspiring discovery. We fell in love with […]

a wedding cake tasting session

From Cavin Elizabeth Photography – One of the things I am most passionate about in my business is educating brides on the different aspects of photography and wedding planning decisions that affect their wedding imagery. When fashion blogger Jessica of Cubicle Chic reached out to me about shooting her real cake tasting and consultation with […]

modern moon phase inspired wedding

From Bared Soul Photo – “This Modern Moon Phase inspired wedding editorial was a collaboration between myself, Bared Soul Photo, and Alexandra Wallace. We wanted to share something minimal and unique and this shoot did just that. We drew inspiration from the moon phases, which offer a real organic and romantic color scheme of black, white, […]

they said I DO under a 1000-year-old tree

From Jenny Quicksall Photography – “It was a romantic end of summer wedding at Highland Springs Ranch Resort in Cherry Valley, CA. The venue is like an oasis, a beautiful mirage in the middle of a desert town. Except this is no mirage, it is a gorgeous venue filled with lavender fields and olive trees! […]

colorful courthouse wedding elopement inspiration

The beautiful thing about an elopement is that is can be totally intimate, and then shared via elopement announcements and photography. Today’s colorful elopement from Lacie Hansen and Bluebird Productions is a stunning little slice of creativity. Take an extra look at the terra cotta menu cards and the ‘we eloped’ letters that include beautiful copies […]

lakeside wedding

From Anya Kernes Photography – “A lake wedding is one of the dreamiest and romantic places. After spending over 80 miles on the road driving around Southern California, scouting for the ideal location for the shoot, we finally settled on Big Bear Lake. The area we found, Juniper Point, welcomed us with a soft cool breeze that wrapped you up […]

green, white, and gold country club wedding

Mallori and Austin’s spring country club wedding in California couldn’t have been more exquisite! The details in this one are divine (not to mention her perfect wedding dress) and the color palette of muted green, wedding white, and glamorous gold works beautifully in this upscale setting with a heartwarming intimacy to it. From Leah Marie […]

rough meets luxe NYE dinner + see you in 2017!

From Eileen of Buena Lane Photography – “The banquet table in the light-filled atrium at Folktale Winery is simply irresistible for an eloquent dinner party. To provide a cozy atmosphere, stylists Hanni Liliedahl and Patricia Griffen draped sheepskins over each seat to cocoon their guests. Wintery greens such as rosemary and citrus wax dotted the […]