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Yearly Archives: 2012

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Featured on The Knot Southern California: Hotel Del Coronado wedding

It’s so awesome to relive the spectacular wedding of Kelsey and Jeff at the Hotel Del Coronado.  Please see their full post HERE.  A huge thanks to the talented Yougrens for their fabulous images.  They did a superb job capturing this wedding.  Congratulations once again Kelsey and Jeff!

Winter wonderland ceremony at the Grand Del Mar ~ Capella Chapel

It doesn’t get very cold here in San Diego and this is as close as we’re going to get to a white winter wedding.  Nevertheless, it was white and wintery in the Capella Chapel at the Grand Del Mar.  Steve and John wanted a winter wonderland in the Capella chapel,  which is lined with dark […]

Lavish blush colored wedding at the Grand Del Mar

No doubt the blush color tones has been the most popular color trend this year.  You can see why, it is subtle,  timeless and elegant.  This wedding was all that and more.  The ceremony was beautifully decorated with soft blush tone fabric chuppah adorned lavishly with white  and ivory florals. Thick petal path lead the […]

Rancho Valencia Rose Garden wedding ceremony

Oh how we love white weddings and a wedding at the Rancho Valencia can’t be more perfect!  The newly renovated Rancho Valencia Resort is a spectacular place to host a wedding!  Particularly the Rose Garden.  This lush garden is charming and quaint, surrounded by lush foliages.  Our round rotunda wedged perfectly in the nook of […]

Wedding faire symposium in Santa Clara: January 4-6

Please join me at the Wedding faire symposium in San Francisco area for 3 full day of  work shops for wedding professionals and brides.  I will be one of the speakers along with the fabulous Marcy Blum, David Beahm, Sasha Souza, Robert Fountain and Phillippe Lee.  You can visit The Wedding faire website for full […]

French Vintage splendor wedding at the Westgate Hotel

When the beautiful bride Mandy came to us with a request for a french vintage wedding (think Versailles!).  I  immediately jumped with excitement!  It’s no secret I am in LOVE with anything glamorous and a french baroque theme in the Versailles ballroom at the Westgate Hotel just fit the bill.  My head was spinning with […]

Four Seasons Westlake Village wedding: Vicky and Dale

It was such a pleasure to design this wedding for ultra sweet and special couple Vicky and Dale.  The wedding celebration at the Four Seasons Westlake in Los Angeles set a beautiful tone for this vibrant wedding.  The wedding ceremony decor embraced the all white theme which was perfect against the soothing waterfall backdrop and […]

Romantic white wedding by the lake ~ Jennifer and Richard

This past summer, we had a complete pleasure of designing a wedding on a beautiful lake in Minnesota.  We enjoyed working with this beautiful family and so honored to be a part of their wedding celebration.  The wedding took place at the family’s estate in northern Minnesota.  The beautiful bride Jennifer wanted a classic and […]

Blush pink vintage wedding the Hotel Del Coronado

We adore the Hotel Del Coronado and we love blush colored wedding.  What a beautiful combination!  The bride Erin was glamorous, gorgeous and incredibly stunning on her wedding day.  Her Vera Wang dress was a perfect balance of vintage and modern.  The grand ballroom at the Hotel Del Coronado sparkled with beautiful linens from La […]

Blush and neutral colored wedding inspirations

Without a doubt the neutral and blush colors are the most popular hues for weddings this last couple of years.  And do you  blame a bride for loving this romantic color palette?  We designed the tabletop for that blushing bride who loves all things feminine and dreamy.  The tent setting with a crystal chandelier set […]

French Coastal Chic wedding at the Montage Laguna Beach

We felt right at home designing this special wedding for the beautiful bride Tina and her groom Corey at the Montage Laguna beach.  The bride’s love for the french coastal chic decor transpire on the pacific lawn of this upscale resort.  The wedding canopy was drenched with drift wood, hanging succulents, roses and elegant orchids […]

White and blush wedding at the Grand Del Mar Capella chapel

The beautiful and elegant blush shades has got to be the most popular and desirable color combination this year.  Recently we designed an elegant wedding at the Grand Del mar playing off this gorgeous color palette.  We introduced delicate fabrics and luxurious crystal brooches to their table setting.  Attention to small intricate details were definitely […]

An exquisite and lavish wedding at the Grand Del Mar

We are anxiously awaiting images from this lavish wedding at the Grand Del Mar.  In the meantime, here are some great teasers.  One  cannot go wrong with an elaborate wedding in the Elizabeth ballroom.  Rich shades of deep fuchsia, magenta and dark pink combined with the luxurious gold accents gives this wedding the royal touch. […]

A beautiful wedding at the magnificent Grand Del Mar

This exquisite wedding at the Grand del mar was a lot of fun to design.  Particularly the grand feast style head table where we used hundreds of unique crystal brooches and embellishments.  The grand glass vessels were hand painted in gold leaf holding hundreds of magenta/raspberry orchids, peonies and roses.  Simply exquisite and luxurious!  Please take […]

Solage Calistoga Wedding ~ Brooke and Matt

What a lovely day it was in Calistoga wine region.  We had a great pleasure to design Brooke and Matt’s romantic wedding at the Solage Calistoga resort.   It so meaningful to design for this wonderful family again.  Several years back we worked with the lovely Keely (Matt’s sister) The wedding was full of charming […]