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Ivory and Brown Reception

Classic + Elegant Santa Barbara Wedding

Posted 12/02/2013 by in Real Weddings \ 7 comments

There’s no better way to start off the week than with an absolutely gorgeous wedding! Nicki and Matt’s stunning soiree at Santa Barbara’s Bacara Resort is complete and utter perfection. The clean and classic navy, ivory, and gold color palette complements the natural beauty of the resort perfectly, and we are swooning over every detail from the blue calligraphy to …

Chiavari Chairs with Black and White Cushions

Chic Santa Barbara Wedding

Posted 09/03/2013 by in Real Weddings \ 8 comments

We love the mix of Dallas style in Rachael and Cam’s Santa Barbara destination wedding! The entire affair is equal parts California mod and Southern sophisticated, starting with Rachael’s contemporary column-style Amsale gown. But to offset the crisp lines, she chose soft white peonies and hydrangeas for florals by Juniper Designs. We also really like the look of black-and-white striped …

Pink Wisteria Dusty Blue Wedding Colors

Ballet Pink, Wisteria, & Dusty Blue

Posted 07/29/2013 by in Inspiration Boards \ 4 comments

Oh so romantic and beautiful, wisteria is one of my favorite hues, and it couldn’t be more gorgeous paired with a delicate ballet pink and dusty blue. This palette would be lovely for a winter soiree (with crisp snow? Be still my heart!), a spring fete (in a modern whitewashed loft?) or as a sultry summer choice (on the beach?).

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Couple Kissing on Downtown Street

Vintage Convertible Engagement Session

Nikki and Matt look so glamorous in these fun images of their engagement session with Hazelnut Photography! The cool blue vintage Mercedes convertible ups the old-school feel, and stops around Pasadena, California, add to the classic romantic vibe. Isn’t Nikki gorgeous in her navy and ivory classic dresses? We just adore each and every little bit of their sweet day!

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Peach Lavender and Taupe Bridesmaids Dresses

Soft + Modern Los Angeles Wedding

Posted 10/11/2012 by in Real Weddings \ 5 comments

Laura and Brian let the chic vibes of the city drive their LA wedding, held at the modern Skirball Cultural Center. Soft, clustered floral arrangements—including hydrangeas, dahlias, and roses—from Yamaguchi’s Flowers dotted the outdoor reception tables, with everything meticulously planned by Master Plans Events & Designs. Laura’s flowy Vera Wang gown literally made us gasp, and we have no doubt …

Santa Monica Shutters Wedding Hazelnut 5

Sophisticated + Classic Beach Wedding

Posted 09/13/2012 by in Real Weddings \ 3 comments

Lauren and Adam wanted something unique and special for the guests traveling to their Santa Monica wedding, and the only venue they ever considered was Shutters on the Beach. A white flower-covered chuppah paired with Lauren’s Monique Lhuillier gown were magical against the backdrop of sparkling water, giving guests a glimpse of true California style. Charcoal-colored bridesmaids dresses from Nordstrom …


Real Wedding: Diana + Michael

Posted 06/04/2012 by in Real Weddings \ 6 comments

Inspiration for weddings can come from many different places and the inspiration for Diana and Michael’s gorgeous Los Angeles wedding at the Hotel Intercontinental was Diana’s stunning, light, and airy Vera Wang gown. The rest of the details and decor followed suit, incorporating cloud-like baby’s breath as the main flower for all the centerpieces, the stunning aisle garlands and flower …


Real Weddings: Holly + Mike

Posted 05/02/2012 by in Real Weddings \ 6 comments

Holly and Mike’s wedding was simple and classic, just like the love they have for each other. Their venue, the Malibou Lake Club, is already gorgeous, so they chose clean and fresh white florals by Happy Flowers for the day. Check out her stunning bouquet cascading with roses, orchids, and vintage brooches! So fantastic. The two of them traveled for …


Real Weddings: Sunny + Young

Posted 12/08/2010 by in Real Weddings \ 10 comments

Sunny and Young’s Pasadena wedding is the perfect combination of garden gorgeousness and charming handmade details!  The morning threat of rain gave way to clear skies and the beautiful backdrop of the Cravens Estate shone through.  Katie from Bella Destinee coordinated the event flawlessly, and the adorable Jordana of Hazelnut Photography captured all of the beautiful images.

The DIY reception details …


Real Weddings: Lindsay + Ryan

Posted 12/10/2009 by in Real Weddings \ 2 comments

Lindsay and Ryan were married at the gorgeous The Marvimon House in Los Angeles. Jordana from Hazelnut Photography so clearly captured not only Lindsay and Ryan’s obvious love but also the unique beauty of the space!

All of the floral was created by Holly Flora, and I love the orange and yellow tones that she mixed in – perfect for the …


Tabletop Inspiration: Poppies!

Posted 06/22/2009 by in Floral and Decor \ 20 comments

It has been literally for. ev. er. Since I posted one of my tabletops. Shame on Manda. Bad, bad Manda. Sorry about that guys! It’s not for lack of photos or lack of trying… it’s just the time! But, you can only love me now because here come two [well, one kinda two] tables right atcha!

I became obsessed with the …