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Author Archives: Karen

Karen Tran featured on Ceci Style Magazine by Ceci New York

So delighted and honored to be featured in Ceci Style Magazine out of New York. Please check out her site. It’s full of gorgeousness!  Great tips from the Stylish Ceci herself and other wonderful experts in our wedding industry. Read on how you can make your  next event ‘Dazzling’!  Thank you Ceci for the beautiful […]

Video of our Lake Como styled shoot with Wed Couture Milano

I love reliving my visit to Lake Como. Here is a spectacular video from our Styled shoot with WED Coulture Milano. Diego with Photo 27 did an outstanding job documenting this event. It really showcase the true beauty of this Villa on the lake. Well done Diego! Can it get any better than this? A […]

Signature Wedding Magazine featuring Karen Tran: Wedding Magazine in Asia

We are incredibly excited and honored to be featured in Signature Weddings Magazine.  An Asian wedding magazine publication available in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia.  If you are in these countries, please pick up a copy.  Signature Weddings graciously devoted 8 pages in their gorgeous magazine to Karen Tran’s interview.  Below are some image […]

A wedding in Italy: My visit to beautiful Lake Como

I feel as if I am living a dream.  Italy is by far my favorite country.  During my journey to this beautiful country, we visited Lake Como.  Our styled shoot could not be more perfect and enjoyable.  Thanks to the wonderful wedding planner Andrea Naar Alba with WED Couture Milano.  Andrea is a gem!  If […]

Glam and modern wedding at the Park Hyatt: Linda and Doug

We are so happy to be a part of Linda and Doug’s beautiful wedding at the Park Hyatt Aviara.  It was such an honor to work with this sweet couple for more than a year.  We love the style they have chosen for their wedding: Glam, sparkly (For Linda), modern and clean line.  The ceremony […]

French Versailles wedding: featured in Ceremony Magazine

We are so happy to see our lovely couple featured in latest edition of Ceremony Magazine.  Mandy and James elegant Versailles wedding took place at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego.  Known for it’s massive display of crystal chandeliers, the ballroom was appropriately named ‘Versailles’.  The theme of this wedding fit this adorable couple to […]

Exquisite masquerade and Peacock wedding at the Grand Del Mar

This sophisticated and lavish wedding at the Grand Del Mar truly reflects the style of Steve and John.  Their hospitality was beyond gracious.  The beautiful guests were treated to a grand evening filled with impeccable decor, entertainment and fine dining.  We were grateful that the couple gave us full liberty to infuse the Manchester ballroom […]

Featured on South Asian Bride Magazine: Pink and Gold tabletop

We are very honored to be featured in the latest South Asian Bride Magazine.  From cover to cover, all the images are so beautiful!  Our table design palette consisted of soft and vibrant Pink with luxurious Gold.  An abundance of pink peonies were used for the table garland and the gold floral stand dripping with […]

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 […]