Kirby and Katie Wed at the Secluded Garden Estate, Temecula

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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!

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Andrew and Jeanette’s Botanic Greens Wedding

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What a fun wedding to be apart of when you just adore the couple as much as I adore Andrew and Jeanette! Both are coffee connoisseurs and amazing creatives! I love how they focused on a couple key pieces of their wedding to be the statement: the ceremonial arbor installation and Jeanette’s dress!

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This has to be the biggest bridal party I’ve ever seen! But that is such a reflection of who Andrew and Jeanette are as people and how they are amazing friends and the value they put in their community. Love it!

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Hannah and Brandon: Rustic, Fiesta Wedding at the Rancho Bueno Vista Adobe

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Ok, so this wedding may be one of my favorites that I’ve done.  From the authentic fiesta pots and vases from Mexico to the rustic adobe bricks of the venue and down to every single vibrant color that I got to play with for florals. It was so fun! When Hannah and I first met to talk about her wedding we drafted a completely different style and concept. Then one day she messaged me to meet again because she had changed her wedding theme/style. I was so intrigued to what she had changed it to and then when she showed me some pictures of fun tiles and vases that she and Brandon had picked up from their day trip to Mexico, I was sold! They wanted their wedding to be a fiesta celebration and I couldn’t wait to get started on their florals! I really am so lucky that they gave me a lot of creative freedom to run with this because I just couldn’t wait to play with all the colors that I had in mind. So without further ado, I’m just gonna let these pictures speak for themselves.

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Krista and Chris: Rustic Outdoor Wedding at Hidden Oaks in Ramona, CA

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Ever wonder how the stars are after rainy week? How the trees smell after it’s been watered by Mother Nature? Well, Krista and Chris’s very rustic wedding at the Hidden Oaks Estate in Ramona, CA allowed their guests to feel their love, smell the fresh earth and dance under the bright stars!  This couple is so sweet, funny, and energetic and it was so fun to do the florals for their wedding.  I hope you enjoy a few snippets of their beautiful day!

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