Katie & Brice at a Private Ranch

Katie and Brice “got hitched” on a gorgeous September day and we loved it! From their round farm tables to their barrel flower pots, everything about this wedding wowed us. The newlyweds used X-back chairs and a wooden arch to give their ceremony that extra rustic feel. In addition to giving their guests a little bit of that Southern charm, the newlyweds also had cowboy boot bottle openers as favors – love it!

 

 

Vendors:
Caterer – Personal Touch Dining
Coordination – First Comes Love
Photographer – Narrative Images
DJ – Positive Energy Productions
Florist – Studio Flourish
Cake – Sweet Cheeks Baking Company
Photo Booth – Foto Box

Lawn Games: A Great Way to Entertain Your Guests!

Lawn games are the perfect addition to your wedding reception and are sure to keep your guests entertained!  Some great options include Corn Hole, Giant Jenga, Ladder Golf and Croquet. Here are some of our favorite wedding lawn games that are sure to get both sides of the family bonding in no time. Regardless of age and interests, it is always a good idea to host a few classic yard games at your reception!

The Look: Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Mismatched bridesmaid dresses is a trend that is here to stay. Instead of putting your ladies in the same dress, allow them to choose slightly different ones with varying cuts and styles. Bridesmaid dresses in different hues are also a great option. So long as the color palette flows, all the different dresses will look beautiful side by side. Here are some photos of bridal parties that nailed the mix-and-match look!

Nadia & Dominic at the Darlington House

We love the color scheme that Nadia and Dominic used for their Darlington House wedding! Their reception looked classic and elegant with all black and white décor with red accents. The red flowers looked so beautiful all throughout the venue, including on top of the cake. Check out their gorgeous wedding photos!

Vendors:

Venue – Darlington House

Caterer – Personal Touch Dining

Photographer – Unveiled Wedding Photography

DJ – San Diego Partytime DJs

Florist – Elegant Touch Floral Designs

Dessert – Emjaye Inspired

Urban Bash at the New Children’s Museum

We had so much fun at the 6th Annual Urban Bash at the New Children’s Museum last November! The theme was urban picnic, which included lots of wood décor and greenery. We served a short rib slider with bleu cheese slaw and candied bacon on a Hawaiian roll, along with delicious mac & cheese. We had a great time speaking with event coordinators and other industry professionals!
 
Venue – New Children’s Museum
Photography – Cavin Elizabeth Photography

Lauren & Eric at the Darlington House


The Darlington House was the perfect place for Lauren and Eric to say “I do!” They had their ceremony in the Egyptian Patio, followed by cocktail hour in the Andalusian Patio and their reception in the Rose Garden. There were round dining tables in the garden with a long head table, all covered in white linens. Their adorable flower arrangements in mason jars looked great on the white tables with dark fruitwood chairs. Between the flowers, bridesmaid dresses and wood signage, the color scheme of this wedding was so beautiful and matched this venue perfectly!
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Vendors:
Venue – Darlington House
Caterer – Personal Touch Dining
Coordinator – Details, Darling
Photography – Jessica Miriam Photography
Videography – Dis Moi Oui Films

Marguerite & Julian at Mt. Woodson Castle

Marguerite and Julian had such a fun Disney themed wedding reception at Mt. Woodson Castle! They decorated the tables with Mickey Mouse shaped confetti, cute Disney quotes and other Disney figurines. We love how they assigned names of different Disneyland rides to the dining tables instead of normal table numbers, making it such a unique experience for their guests. It’s safe to say that the castle was definitely the perfect venue choice for this theme.
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Vendors:
Venue – Mt. Woodson Castle
Caterer – Personal Touch Dining
DJ – Bill Calhoun Mobile Music
Photographer – True Photography
Musician – Mariachi Los Charros

Christie & Viet at the La Jolla Woman’s Club

It was so fun working with Christie and Viet on their La Jolla Woman’s Club wedding. This was such a beautiful ceremony and reception and we loved that the bride and groom had such special surprises for each other throughout the celebration. It was definitely one of the most memorable events we’ve done!
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Vendors:
Venue – La Jolla Woman’s Club
Caterer – Personal Touch Dining
Coordinator – Monique Halgrims
Photographer – Eyes Closed Photography

Anne & Hayes at the Thursday Club

Anne and Hayes’ wedding photos turned out so cute! They looked incredibly happy as they got married at the Thursday Club and celebrated with their family and friends. We love how they placed thank you notes to their guests at each place setting. In addition, large centerpieces and cute votive candles adorned all the tables, and they placed cute chalkboard signs in different areas of the venue. The dessert table included four different flavors of cupcakes and adorable décor to match.
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Vendors:

Venue – Thursday Club

Caterer – Personal Touch Dining

Coordination – Timeless Weddings & Events

Cake – French Pastry Café

Cupcakes – Sprinkles

Photographer – Unveiled Photography

Florist – French Pastry Café

Musician – Caprice Strings

DJ – DJ Leeds

Jeff & Megan at Darlington House

Megan and Jeff had such a fun wedding day at the Darlington House! The bride and groom both added their own personalities into this wedding planning, which is part of what made it so spectacular. We love how they brewed their own beer as a signature drink and had it served in special glasses. We were even more impressed by their incredible first dance!

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Venue – Darlington House

Caterer – Personal Touch Dining

Coordination – Maria Burke Events

Cake – Flour Power

Photobooth – Mary Lynn Artistic Productions