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.
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.
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.
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.
The historic Santa Barbara Courthouse was the perfect simple and romantic Santa Barbara Wedding Venue for this laid-back and intimate springtime wedding!
The romantic venue, La Cuesta Ranch, was the perfect venue for this colorful spring wedding. The madly in love couple said "I do" underneath oak trees and a dangling chandelier and all of the amazing details were designed by the talented ladies of Lovelyfest and artfully photographed by Jen Rodriguez Photography.
San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artist, Brit Tarr, shares 4 tips and things to consider when choosing your wedding hair and makeup artist and shares her best kept secrets on how to get the look that is true to you for your big day!
A laid-back bohemian wedding at Mattei's Tavern in the charming town of Los Olivos, California embodies the wonderful intimate and romantic feeling a wedding should have.
Central Coast wedding officiant Thomas Allen of Something True, who has officiated over 100 weddings in the past decade, shared with us 5 roles that a wedding officiant plays to make your big day special and smooth.
A romantic wedding at Cali Paso Winery in beautiful California wine country is the perfect Paso Robles wedding venue that transports one back to the Italian countryside with its rustic charm.
With the new year and ever changing styles and trends, this article featured in The Wedding Standard's first print magazine, shares some fun trends that will be taking front and center in 2018.
This romantic Santa Barbara all-white styled shoot inspired by the white sand beaches of Tulum, Mexico transforms an empty greenhouse at the beautiful Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm into unique styled wedding venue.
Central Coast based wedding photographer, Anya of Anya McInroy Photography, gives us her 5 top tips to get the wedding photos you have always hoped for! After all of the dreaming and planning of a wedding, once the day finally comes around, it can be hard to let go and trust that everything will come together.
The historic Heritage House in Arroyo Grande, California was the perfect simplistic venue for this floral and fun garden party wedding! Surrounded by close friends and family, the bride and groom said "I do" under a handmade copper altar with hanging colorful flowers by Lori Boe Floral Design.
One thing we know for sure? Your memories of the day may fade, but your professional pictures from your wedding day will last forever! We have some advice on how to protect your investment and ensure that your flowers last all day and look as good in pictures as they do in person!
This dreamy hidden gem just outside Paso Robles known as Chapel Hill is the perfect place for a romantic wedding ceremony. Located in Shandon, California it is surrounded by vineyards and majestic golden rolling hills. Taylor and Pricilla said "I do" under the mosaic stained glass window in the Chapel, followed by a beautiful reception at Paso Robles wedding venue Terra Mia. Photographer, Hugh Forte, captured every breath-taking detail, from the stunning views to the special moments, this wedding is one for the books.
Holley Pina of Holley Elizabeth Photography, is a Central Coast wedding photographer who beautifully combines fine art and photojournalism to create her own unique photographic style. Starting as just a young girl with a film camera, Holley's passion for photography has bloomed into something beautiful which has let her follow her dreams! Through her talent and expressive creativity she is able to capture all of the details, sweet moments, and emotional memories of a wedding to make sure they last forever. Read along below to hear more of her story!
Floral meets fun with this styled inspiration shoot at the gorgeous Central Coast wedding venue Higuera Ranch. Nestled in the hills of the Cuesta Grade of San Luis Obispo sits this beautiful white house surrounded by trees, a rustic barn, and a pool complete with a slide! This shoot, inspired by a tropical pool party theme, shows off the playful wedding ceremony alongside delicious treats, creative cocktails, and vibrant fun florals! Each artist apart of this shoot crafted and perfectely executed every detail to make the vision come to life and every photo was exquisitely captured by the talented Tessa Tadlock of Tessa Tadlock Photography.
Halter Ranch, a Paso Robles winery wedding venue, is not only the perfect vineyard landscape to say 'I Do" on the Central Coast, but it is a place that brought people together for the Halter Ranch Venue Launch and The Wedding Standard magazine preview. Guests got to see a sneak peak of the highlights from the magazine which is launching soon and experience this great venue in all of its wine country glory.
This classic and rustic wedding situated in the rolling hills and vineyards of Santa Ynez, California is the perfect landscape and beautiful wedding venue. With both husband and wife being apart of the wine industry, the ceremony at a private estate and the reception at Peake Ranch Winery beautifully reflected their love and passion for wine. Photographer David Pascolla captured the gorgeous landscape, beautiful details, and every special moment from the wedding day.
The outdoor wonderland of Walnut Grove at Tierra Rejada Ranch will transport you and your wedding guests beyond Ventura, California into a breathtaking day-dream. The charming estate is brimming with lush trees that will bring life to your special day and elevate it to an unforgettable memory. This classic and timeless wedding was inspired by adventure. Jonathan of Jonathan David Studios captured each moment perfectly.
Overlooking the beautiful California blue ocean from the cliffs of Pismo Beach, lies the elegant Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa. A hotel and spa that offers luxurious services and accommodations and also has an award-winning restaurant, Dolphin Bay Resort is the perfect wedding venue for the most spectacular views on the Central Coast for two to say "I do!"
La Cuesta Ranch in San Luis Obispo showcases the perfect Central Coast venue for a romantic and dreamy ranch wedding. Under oak trees and a gold chandelier, a blush pink and silky color palette creates the perfect marriage of rustic and elegant to reflect two people becoming one. Photographed by Kelsey Kay, each unique image captured every detail, emotion, and special moment on the day these two said "I do!"
The creative and fun sister duo, Jess and Kay of Lover of Weddings, bring all the details of a wedding together by combining the best of photography and coordination to the Central Coast. These two use their talent, creativity, attention to detail, and friendly personalities to make sure everything runs smoothly and that every special moment is captured for the big day. Read more below to learn about this dynamic duo!
Central Coast event lighting and decor designer Jeremy Cable of Islay Events has been enthusiastic about designing events ever since he got started in high school. His creativity, friendliness and attention to detail makes sure that nothing is forgotten and him and his team work to make your vision come to life.