This modern, elegant styled shoot created by Pismo Beach florist Fluidbloom Designs was a stunning representation of what your dream downtown San Luis Obispo elopement could look like. Located at the urban-chic and luxurious San Luis Obispo hotel and venue Hotel Cerro, there were endless photo opportunities for San Luis Obispo photographer Yvonne Goll to capture.
Bring in the barn, boho and bouquets! Luke and Lindsey had an elegant and colorful party to celebrate their engagement. They incorporated personable pieces of their history as a couple and spent their night with loved ones at the San Luis Obispo wedding venue, The Penny.
This well thought out wedding made our hearts skip a beat. We can't wait for you to keep scrolling, but for now picture this, a stunning Santa Barbara wedding venue, artful blooms by Idlewild Floral Design, and a couple deeply in love. On this special day, Grace and Robbie decided to have Onyx & Redwood bring their vision to life, complete with a staircase dripping with flowers for the ceremony, and a reception where some guests were dining under olive trees. Ashley Ludaescher was able to capture the the day in imagery that is sure to stand the test of time.
Here it is! The 12 month wedding planning you've been searching for. Building your dream team of vendors, adding the design elements that make it you, and managing guests and bridal party are just a few elements to planning the perfect day! Read on for the perfect blueprint on just how to stay on track with your planning.
A little party never killed nobody! At least that's what Charlotte and Brian were thinking when they planned their dream speakeasy themed wedding! This vintage and glamorous day was a sight that even Gatsby himself wouldn't want to miss. San Luis Obispo florist Brooke Edelman Floral Design accentuated the already stunning Cayucos wedding venue Cass House and San Luis Obispo photographer Alexandra Wallace was there to bring her moody and intimate style of photography to the event and capture every moment their day.
Never underestimate the size of the wedding guest list! There is no wrong way or right way to plan a wedding, but this muted-toned, intimate wedding instantly reminds me why mirco celebrations of love can still be showstoppers. Thanks to California wedding photographer Jono, you can see how beautiful a smaller ceremony can be. Keep reading to see more!
Looking for a small token of appreciation to gift your guests on your wedding day? We chose these great ideas that we know your guests will think of your wedding even after time passes. To check out the thoughtful list of ideas, keep scrolling!
If you're a bride who wants to be unique on their special day, pearls can be your best friend. If you want to see if this rising wedding fashion trend is for you, check out this post!
Grazing tables are the next best thing to charcuterie boards and gives your guests the option to pick up food at their leisure! They're a crowd favorite because they're a simple way to cater to everyone's needs and perfect for any season. You can get as creative, the possibilities are endless!
Stephanie and Nick had a fairytale-like wedding at the stunning Carmel wedding venue Bernardus Lodge. The stunning scenery was accentuated with vast blooming florals put together by California florist Unskripted Designs and San Luis Obispo photographer Cameron Ingalls captured every beautiful moment.
If you want to skip to the moment where you jump for joy in a hotel room after your wedding, sadly, we can't help with that. However, we can help you narrow down the endless choices of hotel venues in the Central Coast. View some of our favorites to see if your venue is waiting for you!
November is a time to give thanks and recognize those that mean the most to you, which makes it a great opportunity to incorporate Thanksgiving inspired ideas in your fall wedding! We gathered 5 ideas that are going to wow your guests from food to decor!
Finding a live musician for your special day can be intimidating. I had the opportunity to interview Central Coast singer / songwriter Dave Tate about his story and the important aspects and advice of performing at an event or wedding day. Keep scrolling to read more about Dave and all he has to say about performing at weddings and events!
Champagne towers are making a comeback and are a current rising trend for cocktail receptions. Not only do they stand elegantly on their own, but they are the perfect way to add a little bubbly fun to a toast to make it more engaging! Look at our best tips for perfecting your pour for a champagne tower.
The sparks are flying for Jessica and Gabe as they celebrate their marriage and start to a happily ever after! We love the moody feel created by the twinkle lights from this beautiful day. The hues of white, black, green, and gold create such an elegant ambiance that we cannot get enough of! Keep scrolling as California Wedding photographer, Alexandra Wallace, captures all the emotions as Jessica and Gabe celebrate their love for each other!
Compartmentalize your wedding day with two different dresses! After party bridal dresses are trending more than ever and it's no surprise to why. Nothing compares to the Cinderella-like feeling every woman gets when they walk down the aisle in their dream wedding dress, but having that feeling all over again AND being able to dance more freely and comfortably at your reception / after party? Yes, please! Ranging from classic, sparkly and chic to feathery, funky and boho, the creativity with these fun and beautiful dresses is endless.
Enjoy this simplistic, styled elopement set among a calming endless Laguna Beach view and a warm sunny glow captured by California Photographer Jojo Ortiz. If you and your partner are dreaming of a private elopement, see if escaping to the beach is for you!
Giving a speech is a big honor but can be very nerve wracking! You want to make your toast memorable, but for the right reasons. Let us help you with some pointers on what to focus on and maybe what to skip on, to wow the crowd!
Veronica and Brandon had an incredibly unique and enchanting wedding at the historic Union Hotel in Los Alamos. With purposeful vintage and moody color tones and gorgeous floral and lacey details, the day was put together in a way that created a fairy-tale like day.
With a scenic garden view and an elegant color palette of navy and champagne, the Meiers' Calamigos Ranch wedding was a match made in heaven. In such a stunning venue filled with love from their closest companions, it is no wonder why this wedding day is such a sight for sore eyes!
During your wedding you may want to recognize or honor those who mean the most to you, there are plenty of ways to weave in family heirlooms or traditions into your special day! Family heirlooms can be just about anything that holds great sentimental value. We chose 5 of our favorite ways to intentionally tie in your family heirlooms to make your wedding just a bit more special for you, but your guests as well!
Cheers to the O'Sullivans! After many years of longterm love, these two were destined to be together and their wedding day was over joyous! Brought together by friends and family, Eric and Savana tied the knot on a gorgeous day at the Pismo Beach wedding venue Thousand Hills Ranch, and every detail completely captured the couple's personality.
A flat lay is one of the most popular types of wedding detail shots, and they may feature anything from wedding stationery to flower arrangements to wedding rings. In these one-of-a-kind detail shots, they should attempt to include everything unique about you and your significant other while summarizing your wedding day. If you're stuck on what to tell your photographer to include in your flat lays, view the inspiration below!
Jordan and Madi became Mr. and Mrs. Hines on a beautiful day at the San Luis Obispo wedding venue Greengate Ranch and Vineyard. Full of lovely blooming florals, lavender and neon color tones, and elegantly chic signage, saying their wedding was spectacular would be an understatement.
With Halloween just around the corner, a spooky kind of love has slowly crept into the beautiful San Luis Obispo Wedding Venue, Villa Loriana. In this photoshoot with skeleton and vampire lovers, you can feel the eeriness of Halloween. Take a look if you dare!
Adding your own spin on an intimate and romantic setting for your partner to say "yes!" when you pop the special question is the most ideal way to do it! Whether you plan a romantic dinner, surprise your significant other on the beach, or maybe you have a different plan. Getting down on one knee to ask your special someone to spend the rest of their lives with you is so magical! We gathered a list of a few private proposal ideas that may inspire you!
"We were introduced through mutual friends, Jack and Bailie. Steven and Jack were roommates and Jack was dating Bailie who was a teammate of mine. Because of the mutual connection, Steven was always at our dance events and we would always say hi and chat when we saw each other. He quickly became the one I looked for in the crowd, the person I was most excited to see after we performed."
Getting prepared to walk down the aisle is a big deal, so you need to make sure your getting ready experience is perfect. The location can make all the difference, so view 5 of the Central Coast's best and most photographable getting-ready locations.