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Monthly Archives: April 2010

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Regal Renaissance Tabletop

Contrasting colors can enliven once ordinary hues into eye catching magic. In this table top, we paired a gorgeous blue iridescent taffeta linen from Wildflower linens with hues of peach, blush, and gold for a subtle and elegant display. A vintage iron urn overflowing with apricot orange and pale roses is the focal point for […]

Bon Voyage Bouquet by Aileen

A plane ticket to Paris, Christian Louboutins, and some french macarons are all this chic bouquet needs. Black and white anemones, white ranunculus, and black feathers whisk me away to tres romantic getaway.  All I have to do is close my eyes, sip my cafe au lait, and imagine the Effiel Tower in the background…~Aileen

L’auberge Del Mar sunset wedding: Wynee and Mario

A stunning bride, an intimate affair, and a gorgeous seaside venue.  Rainstorm came just hours after Wynee and Mario exchanged their vows overlooking the spectacular ocean view on the Sunset Terrace at L’auberge Del Mar   But that didn’t seem to bother the loving couple.  The love and happiness shine throughout the wedding .  As Wynee […]

The Bride and Bloom Spring 2010 issue

I just picked up a brand new copy of The Bride and Bloom magazine Spring issue 2010.  As always, I can spend hours browsing through it.  It’s always inspiring with tons of new style and trends.  However, in  this issue, I was pleasantly surprised to see my very own wedding featured again under ‘Best of Real Weddings’. […]

A sweet pink wedding at La Valencia Hotel La Jolla

Another perfect day at the  beautiful La Valencia Hotel La Jolla, a quintessential California coastal property.  I am always excited when I get to work at such a gorgeous venue.  Victor Lopez at La Valencia is always on top of his game and provides an excellent service to our brides.  Thank you Victor! Annie and Will’s wedding […]

Rustic Vintage Bouquet

I never get tired of succulents. This pursulane variety in particular has a dramatic architectural structure, but still has a softness that makes it versatile. I chose to take a rustic and vintage route with the use of pale coral roses and peach calla lilies. Tallow berries and olive blossoms lend an organic whimsy to […]

Photo shoot at Rancho Valencia Resort

The latest issue of Exquisite Weddings Magazine is hot off the press and includes this tabletop that we did at the Rancho Valencia Resort. We love LOVE this magazine! It’s packed with tons of fabulous pictures and great weddings. This Spanish Mediterranean resort had a fantastic waterfall that we wanted to showcase. A rustic urn was filled with […]

Vibrant Spring Bouquet

Now that the temperatures are rising, so are my affinity for bright colors. This one reminds me of the rainbow sherbert that we all used to devour in our childhood summers. Vibrant orange makara, green cymbidium orchids, and coral french tulips give this spring bouquet lively flavors. An addition of purple blossoms really make the […]