modern mauve

From Blushing Joy Events – “Our inspiration for this rustic modern wedding began when we visited Stable Cafe in San Francisco, California for a warm coffee and a healthy salad. We were drawn to the natural wood and greenery that filled the cafe, and wanted to design a wedding that was fit for the modern […]

cultivate workshop: a palm springs desert elopement

From Kelsey Rae Designs – “CULTIVATE is a dream Dawn and I have had individually for years but partnered up to make it a reality. Community will always be our heart and that is the pulse behind @cultivateworkshop. So many months of preparation, so many boxes of donations and last-minute target runs, so many helping […]

floral filled bridal session

From Whimsie Photo and Video –  “This whimsical styled photo shoot was the creation of Aleah Holakoui with ALC Weddings and myself. We wanted something bright and spring-themed with fun florals and colorful accents. Our bridal model Joleen wore a beautiful lace blouse paired with a blush tulle skirt, complete with powder blue heels. Hair […]

celestial wedding style

Celestial is hot, hot, hot for 2018 weddings, but you can be inspired by the moon and stars without going full-on space-age! With a rich color palette featuring a few new styles from the latest David’s Bridal bridesmaid dress collection, this a jewel-toned wedding inspiration shoot is filled with subtle nods to the celestial trend. […]

modern moroccan-inspired wedding

From Be Loved Events + Design – “The design of the photo shoot was influenced by the beautiful details seen in traditional Moroccan weddings. Taking cues from this, we created something fresh and modern that fit our couple’s personality. The floral design brought in bright splashes of color and elegance. Dark chocolate truffles paired with […]

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, […]