The Santa Barbara County wedding venue, Crossroads Estate in Los Olivos, is a california wine country dream. Standing under a magnificent oak tree, surrounded by stunning vineyards, an enchanting estate and barn this sweet couple said "I do!"
Santa Barbara is known for a lot of things--beautiful beaches, world-class wine, and charming red-tile roofs. However, nightlife often misses the mark. Our friends Andrew and Kayla of Party Proper Productions aim to fill that void with magical dance parties that emphasize the uniqueness of Santa Barbara's tight-knit community. Not to mention...
Ever feel like the worlds most awkward human in front of a camera?! I do! Well today is every awkward persons lucky day! San Luis Obispo wedding photographer and pro tip giver, Tayler Enerle gives us 12 tips to make your wedding photos amazing! From how to make your arms look good slim to a discussion on first looks, you will feel ready to strut the red carpet by the end of this post!
Meet Central Coast Wedding Officiant Tom Allen! Upon introduction you will notice his warm hospitable demeanor that puts you at ease during the first minute of conversation. I met Tom years ago through his bride who is a world renown dress designer/altere
We caught up with Jen Hix, San Luis Obispo based Hair and Makeup Artist and owner of The Queen's Bees to learn the 5 Questions to ask before hiring your potential wedding hair & makeup artist! These tips are sure to not only keep you looking bee-utiful but save you from any potential wedding day crisis! Buzz on down the page to learn more!
La Tavola Fine Linen rentals headquartered in Napa, California with showrooms throughout california and neighboring states (our favorite being the Santa Barbara showroom! *biased*) offers beautiful linen rentals in a variety of colors, textures and patterns. Keep scrolling to see the entire rainbow in linens!
We caught up with San Luis Obispo wedding planner, Samantha Josette, to get her top 5 expert wedding planning tips to make your wedding day dreams a reality!
The annual Dos De Mayo party at the amazing SLO Brew Lofts is a night everyone looks forward to all year long! These 5 lofts in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo provide the perfect accommodations for a weekend getaway, intimate party, bridal party or family lodging for your San Luis Obispo wedding.
This unique and fun circus themed wedding at San Luis Obispo wedding venue Loma Grande Ranch combined live entertainment with a juggling act by Something Ridiculous Entertainment and had a beautiful sunset shoot after the ceremony.
Wondering where to even begin with planning your big day? No fear! We caught up with San Luis Obispo based wedding planner and designer, Amanda Holder, of Amanda Holder Events to find out her top 5 wedding planning tips for new engaged couples!
A romantic San Luis Obispo wedding at Greengate Ranch and Vineyard had the perfect modern rustic feel wedding for this beautiful couple.
When designing an event, there are so many elements that can contribute to the overall look and feel for you and your guests. Each piece is so important! With tables being the main feature in a reception space, you have to consider what has the most "real estate" on those large pieces to achieve the look you are going for.
A late summer Santa Barbara wedding in the beautiful greenhouse of Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm in Goleta, California was romantic and fun with the couple scooting away from the reception on their vespas.
Whether you are getting married in a barn, ballroom, or open field, there are many ways in which you can modify and personalize the space.
Wedding cake is the sweetest piece at your wedding and ordering a wedding cake is lot of fun! Here are 5 things to consider when picking the wedding cake of your dreams!
"You've found your venue, your planner, your florist, your caterer, your photographer. Hiring the DJ is often an after thought, the last in the line of a series of unending wedding planning to-dos. The question we get most often is "what does a DJ actually do? Do I even need one?"
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is the perfect Santa Barbara wedding venue for an elegant wedding day surrounded by breathtaking ocean views. These two love-birds said "I do" on this coastal slice of heaven while wedding photographer, Anna Delores of Anna Delores Photography captured each detail of their special day! From the chic details to the romantic reception this was a wedding to remember!
The Wedding Standard is now in beautiful Santa Barbara! To celebrate the magazine launch at the amazing new Santa Barbara wedding venue Ocean View Ranch overlooking the hills and beach of Carpinteria, a party was designed by Wild Heart Events and featured a wide array of amazing Santa Barbara based wedding vendors.
The Cass House Cayucos was the perfect intimate California coastal wedding venue for this romantic military wedding.
A beautiful boho Big Sur wedding at Ragged Point Inn is all kinds of dreamy with a ceremony over looking the cliffs of the rugged California Coast and areception under the cypress trees.
Flying Caballos Ranch, a beautiful and historic San Luis Obispo wedding venue that offers amazing accommodations, just launched their latest addition: a beautiful modern barn! This venue launch, Barn Bash edition, was wonderfully designed by Spark and Sparkle Events.
From floral decor, to food, to wedding attire, here's what this year has in store for the wedding world, and our own weddings & events that have already been trending!!!
Looking for a meaningful and handmaid gift to thank your bridesmaids? Central Coast jewelry designer, Adria Harrison of Amour Jewelry, shows us 5 easy steps on how to make beautiful bracelets for the perfect bridesmaid keepsake gift.
Specialty rentals and lounges can completely transform a wedding space and create a design that is unique to your own style, so we caught up with three San Luis Obispo specialty rental companies to hear each of their individual expertise on all things from design, to sourcing, to trends.
The rustic and romantic Stepladder Ranch, a Cambria wedding venue, provides the perfect backdrop for this dreamy ceremony overlooking the hills and fun intimate reception situated outside the beautiful barn under oak trees and twinkling string lights.
Metallics have always been a huge part of weddings, they instantly bring a little "bling" to your big day, making it extra special and chic, but move aside gold and silver because copper is making it's way more than ever in 2018.
Looking for a fun and unique San Luis Obispo wedding venue? Slo Brew The Rock is the perfect spot! With multiple venues available on the Central Coast to offer a wide variety of accommodations, SLO Brew has remained one of California's longest standing brew pubs since it first opened its door in 1988.