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. The theme of the night was "INSPIRATION" which was perfectly reflected through the stunning setting and every beautiful detail that each and every vendor worked together to create. With incredible designing and planning by Lovelyfest Event Design, stunning florals by Idlewild Floral and rentals from All About Events and Avenue Twelve, the night was captured in amazing detail by Anna Delores Photography.
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.
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!
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.
The beautiful gardens and Victorian house of The Grace Maralyn Estate in Atascadero, California create the perfect venue for this intimate rustic and romantic wedding. Inspired by the simplicity of succulents, the natural colors show the love and sweet emotion on this special day so perfectly captured by photographer Alexandra Wallace.
The Historic Mission San Luis Obispo De Tolosa is the perfect traditional ceremony venue for this classic and colorful wedding, and the reception at a private estate showcases the romance through the fun garden party theme. Each and every vivid detail from the beautiful florals, exceptional desserts, and creative style was wonderfully captured by photographer Alexandra Wallace.
An intimate destination wedding at Casa Contenta on the Central Coast reflects California cool through the brilliant vibrant colors, beautiful florals, and unique Fiesta style. The Spanish estate nestled in Avila Valley makes it the perfect small Hacienda-themed wedding venue to get married at surrounded by one's closest friends and family.
When contemplating what accessories to pair with your wedding dress and hairstyle, Central Coast jewelry designer Adria of Amour Jewelry gives us 5 tips to finding the perfect accessories to reflect your own unique style on your special day.
Looking for a Central Coast wedding or rehearsal caterer that provides you and your guests with amazingly fresh and healthy options? Thomas Hill Organics is where it's at!
Dreaming of planning that California boho, free- spirited wedding you've always wanted? We caught up with Karen Reed, Venue Manager and Boho Expert at the charming Harmony Chapel in Harmony, CA. to get the deets!
Jennifer Hix is the Queen of the Bees. Don't let the business name fool you because she doesn't act like royalty but rather takes on the role of a servant. She along with her network of beauticians bring such a positive experience to the getting ready process that it can feel like a buzzing hive of happy activity.
The Santa Margarita Ranch is the ideal Central Coast wedding venue! The historic Asistencia barn is believed by some to be the first ever stone building in California. This beautiful wedding venue will be sure to steal your heart (but not the spotlight!) as you say 'I do'.
It doesn't take much time talking with floral designer, Rachael Manuele, before picking up on her bright passion for the whimsical beauty flowers can bring anywhere they are gathered and displayed. It's clear that flowers have been calling to her since she was a young girl.
This styled shoot held at San Luis Obispo wedding venue, Pepper Tree Ranch, will undoubtedly give you all the wedding inspiration you need to lead you straight to the "Emerald City"!
Marriage is hard work! Don't get me wrong, I love my wife, I love my kids and I love my grandkids. But…after thirty six years of marriage the hard work never stops. So now is the time to begin to develop those tools and skills you will need for your future relationship to flourish.
Expert Makeup Artist Candace Miller shares her five favorite beauty products to help your wedding makeup last all day and into the night.
The Holly Farm in Carmel has a special ability to transport you to a magical place. This retreat-style wedding venue has you walking in a day-dream as you fall in love entangled in the bright green leaves of the tropical foliage. This wedding venue is a hidden gem located in the heart of Carmel valley and is brimmed with tropical flowers and bright green bushes and trees
Central Coast wedding coordinator, Taryn Schubert has a calming, reassuring and bubbly presence that makes her the ideal coordinator to work with before and on your big day. From day of coordination to full planning she and her team can handle anything thrown their way. Her ability to re
Favors are a great opportunity to DIY something homemade and unique for your wedding. Here's a crockpot recipe that you can duplicate easily and adds a touch of handmade love.
Higuera Ranch is the perfect barn style wedding venue located on the outskirts of San Luis Obispo, hugging the golden hills of this breathtaking location. This venue is the epitome of rustic elegance.
Many couples dream of their most perfect wedding day long before they are even engaged. Check out Rabbi Janice Mehring's advice on how to establish healthy communication patterns before stepping into marriage.
Crossroads Estate & Firestone Vineyard is a little slice of heaven tucked away in the hills of Los Olivos. As you step foot on the property of this wedding venue, prepare to loose your breathe as you take in all the beautiful scenery of hundred year old oak trees and wide open spaces.