Fabulous and Fancy Mexican Fiesta Meets Coastal Cali Styled Wedding Inspiration Shoot

Living in San Diego we are lucky enough to be heavily immersed and intertwined with the rich and historic culture of Mexico. From food, to music, to architecture, we celebrate Mexico everywhere! This wedding styled shoot celebrates the vibrant, the bright, and the bold colors of traditional Mexico that infuse San Diego with a good part of its charm.  This super talented group of wedding artists came together in La Jolla to brainstorm something fresh and highlight elements from our neighbors to the south creating fantastic inspiration for the couple looking to combine rustic elements with a splash of bold color and a hint of Mexican influences. We love this shoot because it takes elements that traditionally represent Mexican culture and weaves them in with a cool coastal California wedding vibe. We could say "Olé!" all day to this beautiful style! 

Photographer:  MKL IMAGES//Calligrapher: Rhonda Mancini//Equipment Rentals:Farm Tables and More//Event Venue: Saltwater Farm//Beauty: Jayden Presleigh Salon//Bakery: Whipped Specialty Desserts//Floral Designer: Bloom Style//

Finally! It’s the Alpaca-filled Wedding Styled Shoot We've Been Waiting For

Alpacas!! This adorable, alpaca-filled, wedding shoot is a new favorite [sorry dogs in weddings!] and was shot on an alpaca farm… need we say more? These fluffy, adorable creatures make their appearance next to the bride and groom throughout the entire shoot and we just can’t get enough. For those brides and grooms looking for unique, unconventional wedding ideas for their big day then an alpaca farm wedding might just be for you. This shoot incorporated some amazing rustic decor with a wood table, bright pink florals and some fun orange pillow decor on the white chairs that added great color and some stylish [naturally] wedding cakes by Sweet Cheeks Baking Co.. Enjoy these huggable alpacas and all the bright happy colors that foreshadow Spring's imminent arrival, all in this super fun wedding shoot below!

Wedding Vendor Credits: 

Venue: Alpaca Farm
Design + Coordination: Cana Collective
Photography: Ashley Williams Photography
Menswear Style: Navy Notch Lapel Suit
Video: Audrey Alba Films
Florals: Bloom Babes
Hair + Makeup: Head for Change
Rentals: Pow Wow Design Studio
Cake: Sweet Cheeks Baking Co.
Dress: Archive Bridal
Jewelry: Simply Kasia
Model: Samantha Louise Moments
Calligraphy: Samantha Louise Designs

The bride wore a simple but beautiful a line wedding gown with a lace bodice and chiffon style. This look works for any wedding style or theme and never goes out of style, perfect for the brides who love their simplicity. The bride also added some personal, rustic touch with some cowboy boots under her dress. The groom is rocking our navy notch lapel suit with no tie and the top button of his dress shirt open for a more casual ensemble. Skipping a tie on your groom’s look is an easy and efficient way to achieve that casual, laid-back look you are searching for.

Today's Wedding Color Palette Board Celebrates Mexican Campasina Princess Styled Shoot

One of our all time favorite {of our very own exclusive Styled Wedding Shoots} photo shoots was this Mexican Campasina Princess styled shoot with the lovely and talented Betsy McCue of La Vida Creations Photography. The bold and true colors celebrate Mexican art and culture beautifully and working with Betsy was a joy! 

Bright Colors Wake Up this Wedding Color Palette Board of Beautiful Florals

Wedding decor and florals are available in a veritable rainbow of exciting color options and if you want to celebrate your wedding with bold decor you can't go wrong with bright oranges complemented with pinks and greens. We love this floral piece captured by Tim Otto Photography, wedding memories expert.

Super Bright Florals Give this Wedding Color Palette Board a Super Hero Burst of Color

When Super Photographer Tim Otto shows up to capture your wedding you know you're going to get great photos and have fun too! Check out this bright and beautiful splash of colors captured by this month's Featured Color Palette Board Photographer Tim Otto! And what could be better for Valentine's Day than all this pink! (scroll down and see our fave photo of the Groomsmen as they later revealed their true identities!)


Orange at The Beach Color Palette Board Reminds You Why You Want to Wed in San Diego, California!

There's nothing like a formal wedding at the beach with beautiful decor and bright flowers to catch your eye and lead you down the aisle. And, of course, our own Hotel Del Coronado has one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Today's Color Palette Board is "Orange at the Beach" captured by Tim Otto Photography makes you want to say 'I do' surrounded by wind, waves and orange flowers!

The Floral Crown still Reigns in San Diego Weddings like this Orange and Pink Beauty!

San Diego is a wedding nirvana unto itself. As the largest wedding region/city in the USA [we enjoy and host more weddings than any other city or region in the country!] and the 10th most popular wedding destination in the world [tallied by reuters.com] we set trends and know what brides and grooms really love! We still love the floral crown here, we love it for its roots in the So Cal hippie culture, for its natural beauty and its 'I love the flower girl' attitude. Long live the flower crown [sorry Vogue weddings]! Today's Color Palette Board is a stunning orange and pink floral crown photographed by SheWanders Photography wedding photographers extraordinaire. 

A bright and beautiful wedding full of color (and superheroes) lights up the day!

Have you ever walked into a wedding and instantly felt like it reflected the couple you know and love perfectly? That each element shined with the style and energy of your friends who are about to embark on their exciting journey down the aisle?

This super fun [and super in love!] couple’s wedding, planned by local favorite Susanne Duffy of Crown Weddings and Events and shot by the ever popular Tim Otto Photography completely captured this dynamic couples, well...dynamism! 

This bright and happy wedding at the gorgeous and world class Estancia La Jolla was the perfect blend of beautiful bold colors which reflected the bride’s personality, all infused with the undeniable love between these two soul mates. 

With a gorgeous outdoor La Jolla [there's a reason it is called 'the jewel'] ceremony this wedding was nothing short of a modern day fairytale.

After the ceremony guests enjoyed a evening of great food from this world famous resort, great company and music that lasted till the wee hours of the night. 

Oh and one minor thing....apparently the groom and his groomsmen were all super heroes in disguise! It was, by all accounts, a day full of beauty, power, elegance, and, of course, true love!

See the full wedding  and vendor credits here