To change things up a bit and to break up the wedding posts, I’m sharing a fun little baby shower that I did last year! The hostess + my friend + photographer Kelsey, thought of this fun jungle theme for her sister in law. I wanted to be sure to incorporate chic and modern elements to it without it feeling like it’s been over done.
The black and white pops really added a clean touch to something we also wanted to feel wild.
My favorite part about doing anything tropical is that each leaf is so big and vibrant and textural, you really don’t need to go crazy with it. I mixed all sorts of palms and tropical plants to create texture and interest. we added the pops of metallic next to the black and white to really make the greens stand out.
This is Kate and she is the sweetest and prettiest mama to be! I’m so happy for their family to bring in a cute little addition! Congrats on your baby boy Kate!
Photography: Kelsey Lauren Photography
Catering: Continental Catering
There is so much to love about this wedding and I cannot not share all this amazing goodness.
I had worked with Desiree over the phone for her whole wedding, as I do with most of my out of San Diego clients, but immediately when I chatted with her, I loved her heart and vision.
Happy New Year friends!
This coming year brings a lot of amazing weddings for some incredible couples. But before we jump into the new year too quickly, in the coming weeks, I want to share some of my favorites of 2017 that I haven’t already!
Guys, where do I even begin with this couple? I’ve never been more obsessed and in love than with these two. They have an incredible love story that is filled with heart ache, redemption, faith, pure friendship and love. I wish I could share the details of their journey but it’s not my story to tell but to tell only of their first day of their forever together in these pictures.
Are you guys ready for this? Francine and Rey’s romantic modern minimalistic wedding is nothing short of details, lots of planning and clean lines. Francine, who has impeccable taste and style planned out every incredible detail of this wedding. When it comes to florals to weddings, I’m usually “go big or go home” but in this case, less was definitely more!
The color palette of this wedding was textured greens such a varies eucalyptus types and clean crisp white blooms such as ranunculus, creamy majolicas, veronicas, hellebores and more!
Rey and his son getting ready together just tugged at my heart. They looked so dapper and handsome! And I can’t get over that perfect red lip for Francine!
Katie and Eric’s wedding was definitely one for the books. Every little detail was planned to the T and the vendors that were apart of this wedding were out of this world! It’s amazing when you work with insanely talented creatives who know their trade well and hustle and give generously through their talents, how beyond amazing the event comes together. From Katie’s stunning blushing bridal dress from designer Haley Paige to Eric’s Gucci dress shoes, this wedding was nothing short of class.
The color palette for this wedding was to air on the side of lots of neutrals with pops of blush because we really wanted Katie’s amazing designer blush gown to stand out!
My favorite part of her bridal bouquet are the various garden roses that I used from a San Diego local rose farm called Ella Rose.
Hi friends! I promise I’m alive! It’s been a busy wedding season and I’ve been enjoying immersing myself in dreamy florals. And boy am I excited to share this wedding with you. Ben and Rebecca are sweet friends of mine (yes, I know I know…all my friends are so good looking!) and I was honored that they asked me to do the florals for their special day! When Rebecca and I started chatting about the style of her wedding and she really gave me a color palette and I just ran with it. I saw her wedding dress (all the pieces came from The Dress Theory here in San Diego) and it had an elegant boho feel about it. So that’s what I wanted the florals to embody.
Honestly, I can’t believe it took me this long to share this incredible wedding with you from July 2016. The couple is near and dear to my heart, as I’ve known Jess (the bride) for over 10 years! Both the couple are visionaries and creatives. Todd is an amazing photographer from Chicago and obviously moved out here for Jess; but the weather, food and the people ain’t so bad either huh? And Jess is a videographer, director, and producer and the hot/cool teacher at a private school in Rancho Santa Fe that all the boys pretty much have a crush on. I’m sure of it.
Jess and Todd met while working on a documentary film together, traveling the Camino de Santiago following a man who has stage IV cancer and who dreamt of doing this walk. In the midst of producing this film, Jess and Todd got to know each other and obviously fell in love….and well…the rest is history and here’s the proof!
I’ve taken a little break from blogging my weddings from last year, but I’m back at it now! As most of you know, I just welcomed my second son right before Christmas and now that we are all starting to adjust to being a family of 4, I am ready to dive into my 2017 weddings! So far in this winter, it’s been pretty rainy but I’ve been loving it. I have a fire started, my oldest has his line of garbage trucks in a row and my littlest is napping like a champ, which give me some time to just day dream of the amazing weddings I was able to be apart of last year. I couldn’t be more blessed to be doing something that I love, all the while being at home with my children. Being a full time stay at home mom while running a small business full time comes with its challenges (i.e.: I answer calls in my closet/bathroom to keep my clients from hearing my screaming kids or Daniel Tiger/Thomas the Train that is blasting in the background) but it’s all so worth it because I get to meet amazing couples like Kirby and Katie!
This wedding gave me all the feels! Call it my 30 week pregnancy hormones in 90 degree heat at the time, but no really, this wedding was STUNNING in every way! Jen, the bride, had thought of every detail and it was utter perfection!
From Jen’s dress to the color palette to the venue, I couldn’t have dreamt for a dreamier backdrop for vows to be exchanged!