Dreamy Boho Glamping Wedding Has Family, Friends, Fab Fashion & Florals, and Tons of Feels

Natasha and Mitchel had the most beautiful, dreamy Temecula wedding at the exciting new venue Ethereal Resort. This whole affair was perfectly rustic and boho (hello glamping!), all the while while maintaining an intimate, rich and private feel. The whole wedding overflowed with love and joy. We especially love the decor and the groom’s gorgeous teal suit and oh those socks!! We hope you enjoy looking through this lovely wedding as much as we did!

San Diego Wedding Venue Spotlight: Ethereal Resort:

Set on 40 acres of edible gardens, surrounded by old growth orchards and 100 acres of organic herb and vegetable farms, Ethereal Resort offers an "out of the box" vintage venue that is completely private and not just another golf course, winery, banquet hall or hotel. This exciting venue is open to creative ideas and outside vendors such as florists, photographers, photo booths, food trucks and so much more!

Vendor Credits:

Wedding Photographer: Asha Bailey Photography

Wedding Venue Location: Ethereal Resort

Hair Stylist: Abbey Dunford

Makeup Artist: Sabrina Lizalde

Desserts: A Delight of France

Wedding Cake: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Bridal Gown Designer: Mia Solano

Groom’s Fashion: Noose and Monkey

Event Planner: sdspecialeventsco.com

Photo Booth: Can Ham Photo Booth

DJ: MUZZii

Romance is Not Dead in this Stunningly Beautiful Styled Shoot

Romance is so so important not just when you're dating and leading up to a wedding - but for the rest of your life! Keeping your spark alive should be a top priority in your marriage. We just adore this beautiful styled shoot by our friends down under! San Diego and Australia have a lot in common, sunshine, beaches and stunning, on-trend, wedding style! 

Wedding Vendor Credits

Wedding Invitations: @invitationbweddings www.bweddinginvitations.com/                          

Photography & Concept: @sephoryphotography sephoryphotography.com.au/

Hair & Make up: @suzyselamakeup www.suzysela.com/

Menu & Place Cards: @adorninvitations www.adorninvitations.co.uk/

Stationery Design: Catsy Creative www.catsycreative.com.au

Printing: Inktank Printing www.inktankprinting.com

Flowers: @chloelashay_florist www.chloelashay.com/

Dresses: @raffaeleciucabridal www.raffaeleciuca.com.au/ and by @heleneconstancebride | @berta

Cakes: @maryeatscake www.maryeatscake.com.au

Jewellery: @loveonjewellery www.loveonjewellery.com.au/

Model: @oliviaa.williams from @giant_mgmt

Venue: @montdusoleil

15 Fabulous Bridal Floral Bouquets to Welcome Spring!

Embellishmint Floral & Event Design Studio with lead designer Dawn Stone at the helm, knows wedding flowers and design! What better way to celebrate the beginning of the season of new life and blooming flowers, than to showcase 15 of their fabulous bridal floral bouquets, all to wish you a very Happy Spring!

 Bright pops of pink (and a furry ring bearer rehearsing his role) will brighten any wedding day!

Bright spring colors of pinks, mauve, and purples, live in this gorgeous bridal bouquet!  Photo styled by Justine M Couture and photographed by Stacy Childers.

When you are the queen and everyone knows it you pull out all the stops for your bridal bouquet. Photo styled by Susan Lafica of Fiori and photographed by Stacy Childers. 

White Anemones make a fresh look for Spring! Photo by Bauman Photographers. 

Gorgeous orange Cymbidium add a rich exotic tropical feel!

 Subtle shades of pink, green, peach, and ivory make for romantic bouquet. Photo by Pam Scott.

Ranunculus, roses, thistles, and hydrangeas; sometimes a little bit of everything makes for the most beautiful work of art.  Photo by Stacy Childers.  

 Greens and blues are a classic combination. Photo by Anika London.

Girls are always pretty with a pink bouquet reflecting the love in their wedding day smile. Photo by Pam Scott.

We love a horizontal bouquet and a pop of yellow makes for a happy wedding day!  Photo by True photography. 

White gets such support from a little bit of green in this classic bouquet - but don’t forget your family with matching corsages, boutonnieres, and of course, flower doggy collar!  Photo by Anika London

Gorgeous pale gold cabbage roses, pale blush tea roses, and classic English roses combine to make a beautiful classic romantic bouquet. Photo by Resolusean. 

Contrasting colors add drama; like these deep burgundy mums with creamy roses and natural greenery. Photo by Caylin Jeanea.

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White on white on white is a bold move, yet going monochromatic for the Bride makes for timeless photos.  

Don’t forget to embellish the stems of your bouquet with meaningful pieces like a brooch or pin from your grandmother. As a bride you’ll be  connecting with these as you walk down the aisle.  

Charming tea themed place settings for a wedding, bridal shower or party

Having a wedding bridal shower or party for the girls check out these teak themed centerpieces and place setting florals by talented San Diego florist Lois Mathews. These charmers are perfect fur any bridal brunch, luncheon, high tea or wedding reception where you want to show classic taste with a little English flair! 

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San Diego Featured Wedding: Melissa + Adam's Laid Back Mission Bay Soiree

All Melissa and Adam wanted for their wedding day was a relaxed, fun, and carefree time. Judging by their photos below, we think they had just that! This couple's carefree attitudes definitely carried over into their Hawaiian themed wedding. Their magical day took place at The Dana on Mission Bay underneath the palm trees which was the perfect setting for their tropical soiree. From the bubbles to the games to the exciting entrance as a married couple, these two sure know how to throw an exciting party!

Photographer: Paul Douda Photography// Floral Designer: Artistic Florals, Inc.// Dress Store: Bridal Showcase// Bridesmaid Dresses: Francesca's Dresses// Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Men's Wearhouse//DJ: Music Phreek DJ Services//Cake Designer: Sweet Cheeks Baking Co.// Hair Stylist: The Face Of Beauty//Event Planner: weddings by sheila foster

A Simple, Sydney Soiree - Wedding Crush Wednesday goes International

It's Wedding Crush Wednesday! And our friends down under at Adorn Wedding Invitations have wowed us once again with this beautiful, Australian wedding. Carla and Dean Aldan's simple, yet elegant wedding style shown throughout the night. The couple chose to celebrate their special day at the Oatlands House located in Sydney. They were wed under the Chateau in the gardens, and they ended the night inside among their closest family and friends. What did the bride have to say for advice to all future brides? "Don’t forget that the day is about you and your future husband. In the lead-up to the wedding, there will be drama and you will be stressed, but just enjoy the day once it arrives." 

Dress | Personalised Wedding Couture

Makeup | Jackie Franks Make-Up Artist

Invitations | Adorn Invitations

Hair | Franck Provost Breakfast Point

Shoes | Sophia Webster 

Earrings | Love On Jeweller

Accessories | Kate Ketzel 

Bridesmaids' Dresses | Dollhouse XOXO

Groom's Suit | Aquila

Photographer | Two Peaches Photography

Cake | Pretty Parties

Food | Oatlands House

Flowers | Joanne’s Flowers Galore

Entertainment | Suara Indonesia Dance

Music | DJ Co

Photobooth | Photobooth Me

April Showers Brings a Romantic Peony Paradise

April is in full swing and so are those showers [well what passes for showers in San Diego!]. What May flowers are we excited to see this season, you ask? We cannot wait to see peonies galore! The peony is such a perfect option for a multitude of reasons. For one, it's so easy to work them into your budget. Whether you have a large budget to have strictly peony arrangements at every table or you have a smaller budget and just want to add accent peonies throughout your bouquets, this flower is a solid choice. Another reason to love the peony is they look great with anything you put them with. A bouquet of similarly colored roses, hydrangeas, etc is a romantic and elegant option. However, more and more couples are using greenery in their decor, and peonies are a great complement to give your wedding that modern and rustic feel. You'll see what we mean in this Southern styled wedding.  

Colorful Ranunculas by Wedding Florist Adrianne Smith are the Charmers of the Floral World

Colorful Ranunculas, like these charmers by Wedding Florist Adrianne Smith, are the sweet charmers of the floral world. Ranunculas symbolize some lovely qualities and giving them tells someone they are charming and attractive. Now that's a real nice thing to say, thanks Adrianne!

Let Them Eat Cake! A Fabulous Marie Antoinette Wedding Styled Shoot in Pastels and Michelle Hebert Gowns

"Let them eat cake" she said and this time we agree! We love this pastel colored "Marie Antoinette" wedding styled shoot that showcases some queenly style and delicious and dreamy Michelle Hebert Bridal Gowns! This over the top styled shoot is just the right sweet spot with fun mode styling with pinks and blues and roses and crystals and macarons and beautiful decor that we're sure extravagant Marie would've adored! 

Photographer:  London Light Photography//Cinema and Video: Audrey Alba Films//Jewelry: Excavade //Calligrapher:Kindred Calligraphy//Bakery:Little Hunny Cakery //Apparel: Michelle Hebert//Bakery: Monika's Macarons EaT Marketplace//Makeup Artist:Pro Hair and Make Up Artist //Design and Decor: Rickety Swank//DIY or Handmade Goods Designer: Salvage Soul//Floral Designer: Soiree Design & Events//Reception Venue: The Humphreys Estate//Other: The Mrs Box//

Bright Pink Wedding Floral Centerpiece Makes the Perfect Subject for this Beautiful Color Pallate Board

Classic still life floral centerpieces reminiscent of paintings by the Masters are all the rage on weddings and we love this bold and bright study in pinks captured by SheWanders Photography for today's wedding color pallate board..."Bold Pink Still Life".

Fresh and bright styled wedding shoot at Sunset Cliffs just makes us happy!

Check out this fresh, bright and uplifting wedding styled shoot at Sunset Cliffs that will have you feeling instantly grateful you're alive and live in San Diego.

Want to lighten up your mood on a stressful day of wedding planning? Check out this totally fresh, bright and uplifting wedding styled shoot by Timeless Weddings and Events. We think spending a few minutes drinking in this charming day of fresh sea air and warm sunshine kissing the beautiful florals is just the ticket to add a cheery smile to your face and melt your cares away. Happy Thanksgiving from San Diego California! We hope you spend this day being grateful for all the love and sunshine in your life. Enjoy!

Vendor Credits:

Styled by: Timeless Weddings and Events

Photographed by: Ashley Strong Photography

Florals:  Kendra's Floral Design

Table Settings:  Crate and Barrel

Details, Invitations:  Love Notes Stationary 

Location: Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach / Pt. Loma

Floral Artist Anna Nguyen of Classic Blooms Studio: Floral Designs on Outdoor Wedding Decor

Floral Artist Anna Nguyen of Classic Blooms Studio: Floral Designs  gives us some fabulous inspiration on San Diego Outdoor Wedding Decor... with beautiful arch structures by Concepts Event Design laden with flowers, to arrangements just for chairs, to aisle defining designs, altars and chupahs, this girl knows her outdoor floral design! These two very different decor settings offer a glimpse of this talented florist's range. The first setting shows Anna's expert use of monochromatic design; the white on white flowers with white arch, white chairs, white columns create a clean yet classic wedding ceremony set up, note the petals have hints of blush pink to add depth and interest to all the white. Anna's knack for eye popping color is clearly visible in the purple and orange designs. Her mix of forest greens and a hint of bright pink enhances the rich sheer purple drapes and variegated bamboo chairs to create a tropical and modern style chupah. 

Rustic Chic Styled Shoot with gorgeous florals and farm tables

It may be rainy today [in San Diego!!?] but check out this sunny styled shoot in our new section. We've got about 100 more on the way! We love this rustic /herbal /chic / bridal shoot sent to us by Stegela Photography, Inc. and Classic Blooms Studio: Floral Designs! Beautiful work all!! Gown from Dahlia Bridal.

Check out the entire shoot in our new styled shoot section - much more coming soon!