There is no wonder why this wedding was filled with all things festive, Nat and Lauren have been adventurous since day one of their relationship! Roaming around the states, growing a bound through their love of travel and adventure, they have curated a unique relationship and love for one another.
With Red Oak Security you can rest assured that you, your family and friends will be having the time of their life celebrating your love with a watchful and caring eye from the Red Oak security staff. Whether you need high profile security, parking direction, or escorting out of control or unwelcome guests they will make sure you can fully relax knowing that the most important day of your life is happy, safe and so much fun!
We've seen many stunning weddings hosted at Paso Roble's Halter Ranch, but this double wedding weekend was one for the books. Chetna and Miah wanted to pay homage to their strong cultural backgrounds choosing to go with an American Wedding on Friday, and an Indian Wedding on Saturday.
When a new venue pops up along the Central Coast we're all tuned in to see the magic that can happen. Ella's Vineyard hosted this fun 70's Inspired Styled Shoot designed by Zest It Up, and captured by Cameron Ingalls. The golden hills inspired the natural tones of the design and the vintage details fulfilled the vibe these vendors were aiming for. We fell in love with the day a little more after hearing from Zest It Up about their vision for the day.
When Samantha Ward of The Wedding Standard isn't planning or designing a couple's dream day, she's capturing it. Samantha Josette Photography was birthed out of a true love for the art. Her passion is evident in her work showing in each photo she captures. Aside from documenting a couple's wedding day, she strives to provide an excellent experience catered to the couple. It was so fun to hear more about what inspires Samantha, some of her bucket list to-do's including so much more. Keep reading to learn more about this TWS artist, Samantha Josette Photography.
This floral and fun styled shoot designed by Beloved Coordination at The Hummingbird House was inspired by the colors of our breathtaking California summer sunsets
We all love the The White Barn in San Luis Obispo's Edna Valley, but when Vino Fiore Event's transforms the rustic vibes of the venue into a Boho Garden inspired design our adoration for this barn goes up. Furniture rentals from Avenue Twelve, All About Events, and Scout Rental Co. add the perfect pop of texture and dimension, and the overhang installment also created by Vino Fiore, has our hearts pounding. Danielle Poff from The Poffs used her artistry to capture each detail from the day. Keep reading to hear about Vino Fiore's vision for the day.
Photographer Ryanne Pritchard-Bee is a true artist, from her organic approach of capturing couples on their wedding day, to her strong belief in film. After our interview with Ryanne we were so drawn to her adventurous spirit, her longing for more travel and her belief in the sacredness of her couples wedding day.
This classic and elegant Belmond El Encanto wedding is dressed with timeless details, gorgeous florals, and so much more. Vanessa Noel Events was a rockstar for this couple, helping to replan their wedding after the couples original venue was affected by the Montecito mudslides just three weeks before the wedding. You'll want to take a long peek at this stunning day captured by Emily of Anna Delores. Enjoy!
When this bride and groom trusted Vino Fiore Events to execute their dream day, an all white modern masterpiece was created. We're still obsessing over the stunning florals, ghost chairs, and the ceremony amongst the willow trees at Terra Mia in Paso Robles. To top it off the bride describes their love as a "once in a lifetime". Jake and Necia captured this sweet love perfectly, we'll let the bride and photos speak for the rest of the day.
Rabbi Janice Mehring and officiant Tom Allen share their best advice on planning your perfect wedding ceremony! This article can also be found in The Wedding Standard's Spring 2017 magazine editorial which can be found here!
This Greek Empress inspired shoot has our eyes glued to the screen. Paso Robles, Allegretto Vineyard was the perfect canvas to show off everything from the model, to the flowers, to the makeup and of course Milk and Thistle's stunning work. All the creative juices were flowing through Carlee when she designed this shoot. The day consisted of everything unique, moody, a simply amazing.
From gorgeous florals by Fluid Bloom, to a fun cocktail hour featuring Paco the Sloth, Rava Wines hosted this timeless and memorable day, while Amanda Holder Event's pulled together organic, and timeless details to better show the bride and groom's style. Keep reading to hear more about the day, as well as Sydney and Derek's love story.
San Luis Obispo wedding photographer Lindsey Gomes of Lindsey Gomes Photography shares a look into what a day in the life of a photographer looks like. Her step-by-step schedule throughout the day of a wedding provides great insight for those about to tie the knot!
Paso Robles wedding venue, The Vintage Ranch, was the prefect location for Nicole and Rudy's fun, colorful, and romantic big day! The gorgeous September afternoon was complete with bright floral design from Flowers by Kim, live music by the Matt Cross Band, and all of the beautiful photos were captured by photographer Ken Kienow.
San Luis Obispo based catering team Gusto on the Go share their 3 best tips to finding your wedding caterer and planning your dream wedding menu!
A styled shoot at Tooth & Nail Winery in Paso Robles, California features unique ties and grooms-wear from Stag Handmade. Shop owner and designer Lauren Christensen of Stag Handmade shares her best styling tips to get ready for your big wedding day!
After 12 years of formal training, full ordination and having performed more than 8,000 weddings, The Wedding Standard Artist, Father Bellamy says he has learned what is true about marriage. He was gracious enough to share with us what he has shared with those he has married.
A moody and nautical styled shoot in Avila Beach, California was inspired by all of the beautiful things an intimate California beach wedding should have: colorful florals, unique hand lettered invitations, and an elegant table spread.
Personal, playful, and bohemian sums up this couple's perfect day. Biddle Ranch, in San Luis Obispo hosted Nick & Jessica along with their closest friends and family, creating an intimate vibe for the entire weekend. Some of the bride and groom's best buddies, The Poffs, shot the day and with no doubt captured the details and their love to a tee . Keep scrolling for some fresh inspiration and to witness some heart warming moments.
Wondering if you should have engagement photos taken? San Luis Obispo wedding photographer, Jen Rodriguez, answers all of your most-asked questions regarding engagement photo shoots! Read on to hear her best tips featured in an article in The Wedding Standard's Volume I magazine.
When a few of The Wedding Standard artists take a road trip down to Joshua Tree, magic happens. This note worthy elopement at Rimrock Ranch is pure gold. Warm tones and unique details created such a cozy bohemian element and we can't get over these stunning florals by the wonderful Idlewild Floral. Wild Heart Event's designed this piece while Jake and Necia Photography captured each styled component. You wont waste anytime getting inspired by this one.
We love Sarah Ellefson's simplistic approach to her photography, along side her enthusiasm of seeing her couples happy and in love. Her bright smile says so much about who she is, she's playful, honest, and truly grateful for where she is in her career. Her craft has continued to evolve as her grit for working hard continues to increase. Keep reading to learn more about this Wedding Standard Artist.
This Arroyo Grande Wedding was personal, vibrant, and all things colorful. Estee + Brett's day was beautifully captured by Anya McInroy at The Casitas Estate. The natural classic Spanish design at the estate gave this couple inspiration for a Hacienda Chic themed wedding. Everything was vibrant, from their colors, to the dancing, to their love. You won't want to miss this bride's touching story and more about their big day, so keep scrolling.
Rich with culture and love, this Santa Barbara wedding is one for the books. The couple put a twist on their wedding day, fusing both of their backgrounds and traditions together, from the ceremony to the farewell. Onyx + Redwood helped bring to life the bride and groom's dream day, while Michael + Anna Costa Photography captured each moment and detail of the day perfectly.
Meet Anissa Hedges owner of Bottles & Ice, Bar Service. Bottles & Ice, Bar Service offers premier bartending services for events such as weddings, birthday parties, corporate gatherings and more! Anissa is a spunky soul, with FUN written all over her. Her goal is to create an amazing and enjoyable experience for her clients, while keeping the fun, and the drinks flowing! After years in the restaurant bartending scene, she stepped out to create her own business, thus Bottles & Ice was born. Keep reading to learn more about this amazing artist.
While modern was the foundational design of this Rava Wines styled shoot in Paso Robles wine country, we can't get enough of how perfectly Holley Elizabeth Photography popped in vibrant citrus tones, creating the perfect mixture of textures, colors, and overall style. From the pops of color amongst the cocktails by Copper & Crystal, to the simple yet elegant table scape, each detail added to the perfect recipe of an overall amazing shoot designed by Holly Elizabeth herself, and coordinated by Lindsey Jagosz of All About Events.