Ashley and Brad at Oceanside Marina Suites

Oceanside Marina Suites is a waterfront gem for both ceremony and reception sites. One of the perks being that the honeymoon suite is walking distance from the reception area! Here is a modern reception with a bold touch of red tulips. The tenting kept guests cool while the sun was in full force, glistening off the water.

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Other vendors that made it happen:
DJ: Tony Slater
Cake: Jody’s Bakery (858) 278-5100

La Jolla Woman’s Club

The La Jolla Woman’s Club is a spanish style historical site just blocks from the water and downtown strip. The outer grounds provide space for the ceremony and cocktail hour and the indoor space is just perfect for a reception. This reception had a vintage touch with calla lilies on the tables and simple ivory linens to compliment the already beautiful interior. The most unique wedding cake I have seen yet – a “cheese” cake! Look closely and you can see that it is actually wheels of cheese stacked in tiers, which was cut and served to guests as a cheese course after the meal. Truly exceptional!

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Kate and Jimmy

What can be more personal than a wedding and reception at your own home? This garden style reception was hosted at a beautiful Mt. Helix home. The yard area was accented with twinkle lights, DIY centerpieces, and a personal succulent for each guest to take home as a thank you from the bride and groom. My favorite is the lime centerpiece featured at the bar – so simple, yet such an impact on style and color.

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Emily and Frank at NTC Promenade

The McMillin event center at NTC Promenade sets the background for this fall wedding with a western touch. Each placesetting was graced with a horseshoe for luck and the walls were highlighted with a custom gobo featuring the bride and groom’s names. The main feature of the room were the beautiful centerpieces, designed and assembled by the mother of the bride.

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Other vendors that made it happen:
Cake: Shirley Resnick
Band: Eve Selis

Michelle and Mike at MoPA

The Museum of Photographic Arts sets a simple contemporary background for this wedding with an organic feel. My favorite part – the olivino lamour napkins provided a nice pop for the tables, as well as a little shine.

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Other vendors that made it happen:
Centerpieces: Adelaides
Cake: Twiggs Bakery
Coordinator: Wendy Ferguson