Camille & Jonathan: A Little Mermaid Inspired Wedding!

When we say 'A Little Mermaid Inspired Wedding", you're probably getting the idea that we had mermaid tails and fish scales flowing abundantly throughout this wedding design. But let us tell you, that is NOT the case! 

Camille and Jonathan first met while working at Walt Disney Studios (hello, dream job), and bonded over the fact that The Little Mermaid was their favorite movie when they were little! Fast forward a few years and they began to plan their wedding, starting with the venue! They chose to get married at Lago Giuseppe in Paso Robles - the most magical venue set beside a lake and mossy trees in the middle of wine country.

They hired us on for Design only, and it was only fitting to incorporate their love of The Little Mermaid (and all things Disney) into their big day. With a color palette of pale ocean blues, deep reds, greens, and sequined neutrals, we created a romantic setting loosely based on the Disney theme.  We created table numbers out of seashells, Camille wore the most beautiful lace wedding dress, and linens were in various shades of blue. It was like a real life fairy tale! 

For the seating chart, we painted our 7' wall pale blue, and hand wrote a romantic quote on it from the Little Mermaid "You're the one, the one that I've been looking for." We wrote guest's names and table numbers in gold calligraphy on real mussel shells, and attached these to the wall for guests to take home. Under these we created a faux seaweed look with dried pampas grass, for a fun underwater feel! This has to be one of our favorites, ever! 

We put thought into each and every detail for C&J's wedding. See those fish shaped candleholders below? We sourced those specifically for this wedding! Jordan Voth captured every little detail, and we  were so excited to finally work with him after stalking his amazing Instagram!

Thanks to a fabulous team of vendors on this one. It was so fun to re-live this beautiful day! See the full gallery, here

Design: @lovelyfest

Photography: @jordanvoth

Florals: @lori_boe_floral

Venue: @lagogiuseppewinery

Linens: @latavolalinen

Menus & Place Cards: @minted

 

 

 

Keeping it Fresh

As we continue reflecting on past work we've done, we couldn't help but stop by this Citrus Inspired shoot we collaborated on with photographer Lindsey Gomes at the most beautifully intimate venue, Hammersky Vineyards. Citrus is a great natural accent piece for styling! 

We have always loved citrus as an accent, but we really wanted to make it the focal point of this inspiration shoot. The color palette consisted of orange and peach, combined with a pale romantic blue. These complementary colors worked perfectly together against the green backdrop of Hammersky and with the rich greenery in the floral arrangements. Eden Florals created the most stunning table arrangements and bouquet, and we tried our hand at floral design with creating a faux greenery and floral backdrop for the cake. 

As you can tell, it wasn't the brightest summer day, but the table setting alone creates a fresh, summery feeling. Using Anthropologie plates and glassware, the table had a farm fresh yet luxurious vibe.

The cake table was possibly our favorite part! The cake, by Christina Bonnet was so adorable and just had a slight blue marbling to it. And our fun triangular shaped backdrop turned out to be the perfect frame for this sweet cutting cake. And yes, we cut into it and it tasted just as good as it looked!  

Thank you to an amazing team of vendors on this shoot!

Design: Lovelyfest

Photography: Lindsey Gomes 

Florals: Eden Florals

Cake: Christina Bonnett

Rentals: All About Events

Beauty: Blue Bird Salon

Venue: Hammerksy Vineyards

Ellery & Rarig's Los Olivos Wedding Featured on California Wedding Day!

Ellery and Rarig got married on the perfect summer day last July, at the Crossroads Estate in Los Olivos, and today their wedding is featured on the California Wedding Day blog! 

We were so honored to help plan and design their beautiful wedding day. These two were an absolute dream to work with, and were SO in love with each other. They were calm, cool, and collected on the wedding day and seemed to soak in every moment! 

The outdoor ceremony was under the most beautiful grand oak tree, and Ellery looked absolutely stunning! Her bridesmaids were all gorgeous as well, making for some beautiful shots! We love how Alexandra Wallace captured their wedding day, the photos have a romantic sense to them, and they are light, airy, and beautiful. 

The reception took place at Firestone Vineyards, just down the road from Crossroads. Dinner was held inside the prettiest courtyard with ivy lined walls, and twinkle lights strung overhead. It was such a magical venue! The design of Ellery and Rarig's wedding was classic, simple elegance. White, gold, and green were the colors that made up their palette, and we had fun creating timeless and beautiful decor for their big day.

We chose textured linens in an array of different patterns, but all in the same neutral color scheme. These linens were complimented by white and green florals from Anna Le Pley Taylor, bringing just the right amount of contrast to the dining tables. For the escort display, we hand wrote each guest's name and table number on a six foot tall Embellish Vintage Rentals gold mirror. This was a labor of love and so much fun to complete! We had a fabulous team of vendors with us on this wedding that we cannot thank enough. Thank you California Wedding Day for allowing us to re-live these memories!

 

Vendor Team: 

Photography: Alexandra Wallace - @thelittlealli

Design + Planning: Lovelyfest Events - @lovelyfest

Venue: Crossroads Estate & Firestone Vineyard - @firestonewine

Florals: Anna Le Pley Taylor - @altflowers

Videography: Surreal Wedding Films - @surrealweddings

Catering: Field to Table Events - @fieldtotableevents

Cake: Paper Cake Events - @papercakeevents

Linens: La Tavola Linens - @latavolalinen

Rentals: All About Events - @allaboutevents

Vintage Rentals: Embellish Vintage Rentals - @embellishvintagerentals

Hair: Ana Garcia Cheadle & The Hair Lounge @hairbyanagarciacheadle @thehairloungesalon

Makeup: Alex Evans - @aaalexevans

DJ: Epic Entertainment SLO @epicentertainmentslo

Lighting: Islay Events @islayevents