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Idlewild Floral | Florist

Ojai, Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo Interviews

Carla Wingett, owner and lead designer of Central Coast floral company Idlewild, has an eye for beautifully organic, unique and artistic florals and event designs. Carla comes from 10 years of garden design experience, a fine art background and a love of

Hammersky Vineyards Citrus Inspiration by Lovelyfest Events

San Luis Obispo Styled Shoots

We wanted this shoot to have an airy, romantic look and feel using bright, fresh colors and textures of Springtime.

Windswept - A Bridal Inspiration Shoot

San Luis Obispo Styled Shoots

Windswept, an inspiration bridal shoot, all began with a stunning, hand stitched bridal gown from Russia created by Milamira Bridal. The beautiful shoot was a collaboration of talented vendors including Michelle Roller Photography who elegantly captured

DIY Lemon Infused Olive Oil Wedding Favor

San Luis Obispo DIY Projects

A beautiful DIY wedding favor that is perfect for sunny California or any bride looking to be culinary-chic on her big day. A sweet personal touch, for sure!

Soaring Over Santa Margarita - A Destination Wedding Adventure

Santa Margarita Planning Tips, Styled Shoots, Vendors & Venues

When planning a wine country destination wedding don't forget to take your bridal party out for a little pre-party adventure over the vineyard! Fly for over half a mile atop Santa Margarita Ranch's rolling vineyards and see this breathtaking natural landm

Dos De Mayo Celebration at the SLO Brew Lofts

San Luis Obispo Local Events & Venues

Word on the street is that Dos De Mayo is the new Cinco De Mayo! This spin off the Mexican holiday brought San Luis Obispo's favorite wedding artists together at the SLO Brew Lofts for a night of Torres Catering's tasty tacos, sweet treats by Paper Cake E

Intimate & Romantic Hearst Ranch Wedding

San Simeon Real Weddings

Photographer Ashley Ludaescher and Laurel and her team at Adornments Flowers and Finery teamed up to create an extraordinary wedding, celebrating Tara and Nick, bride and groom, at the Hearst Ranch on the Central Coast. This wedding was both intimate and

A Kentucky Derby Styled Zesty Pop Up Brunch

San Luis Obispo Decor, Local Events, Vendors & Venues

Zest it Up Inc throws another fabulous Pop Up event with a Kentucky Derby vibe to benefit Family Care Network Inc and the work they do for families in our community.

Quirky and Eclectic Harmony Styled Shoot

Harmony Styled Shoots

Harmony boasts itself on its eclectic and quirky vibes which were so beautifully displayed through the lens of Photographer Yvonne Goll in this styled shoot. This town, while it may be small at a population of only 18, does not lack character or beauty. T

4 Fresh Central Coast Wedding Venues to Book Your Last Minute Summer Wedding

San Luis Obispo Venues

Scrambling to book your last minute Central Coast Wedding Venue? You're in luck! These four new wedding venues are offering exclusive summer offers for last minute bookings when mentioning The Wedding Standard.

Anya McInroy | Photographer

San Luis Obispo Interviews

To Anya McInroy, gifted lifestyle photographer, there is nothing more beautiful than a simple and pure portrait that encapsulates the true essence of her subject's character. She values the relationships and connections that form through photography. Thes

Easy homemade bug repelling candles

San Luis Obispo Decor & DIY Projects

Worried about pesky bugs at your cocktail hour? These romantic floating candles will double as decor and keep those bugs away all the while smelling oh so fabulous as guests enjoy themselves on your big day!!

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