A simple Autumn inspired elopement styled shoot at See Canyon Fruit Ranch, a wedding venue nestled between the hills of San Luis Obispo and Avila Beach, was complete with a classy tea party, beautiful views of trees and an apple orchard, and a brilliant fall color palette.
An inteview with San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artist Candace Miller, in the The Wedding Standard Magazine Volume I, shares her 8 best tips that brides should know when hiring their makeup artist. Read on to hear more!
This boho laid-back wedding, at the charming San Luis Obispo wedding venue Flying Caballos Ranch, was captured by photographer Dawn Charles, designed by A Lovely Creative, and had catering by Field to Table and desserts by Paper Cake Events to create the perfect day.
The Wedding Standard's first print magazine was released earlier this year and the pages were filled with all of the amazing vendors, venues, and wedding inspiration on the Central Coast! An article written by Ashley Philips featuring Sugar Lips Mini Donuts, the tasty little mini donuts that make any event better, followed up with a interview with the donut geniuses and creators: Ben and Jessica Brown. The photos for this shoot were captured by Jessica Sofranko of Lover of Weddings. Read on to hear all about what makes Sugar Lips so special!
Thomas Hill Organics is one of the first farm to table restaurants to hit the wine country of Paso Robles. Started with the minds and hearts of farmers; they pride themselves in serving nothing but the freshest, and highest quality locally produced food.
Looking to express you and your lovers unique style and vibe at your wedding reception? Comfy yet totally cool these lounges, created by our talented friends at Avenue Twelve, are sure to give you all the style points! Plus, what better way to make your guests feel right at home. Keep scrolling to be inspired! PS: need a vacation? Check out lounge #6....take a minute to close your eyes, and drift out of your office by taking a little mind vay-cay. Aloha!
San Luis Obispo has arguably the most beautiful barn weddings in all the land! These 7 barn wedding venues are a must see! Keep scrolling to find your rustic + elegant barn wedding venue today!
Being the only roof-top venue in the San Luis Obispo county overlooking the majestic Pacific, the Inn at the Pier is truly a one of a kind venue for your wedding celebration! From the decor to the tailor made menus by Executive chef, Michael Goodloe, every detail of the planning process is custom built to reflect the personality and vision of each couple. Whether you're looking to host a low-key, intimate wedding or full-blown weekend experience, the Inn at the Pier is the place to be! Keep scrolling to learn more about this luxurious beachfront wedding venue!
Need the perfect favor for your CA Garden wedding?! This eco friendly and boho fabulous DIY will leave your guests feeling adventurous and carefree as they plant wildflower seed bombs and are reminded of your epic party!
This fun Santa Barbara wedding combined classic with creative at a nontraditional wedding venue: The Santa Barbara Historical Museum! Despite some crazy weather before the ceremony, this venue perfectly reflected the couples big and bright personalities and immense love for each other. From planting a tree together during the ceremony, to shots of tequila, mini tacos and a mariachi band at the reception, this fiesta wedding celebration had it all!
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
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!
This simple and elegant wedding shows the romantic beauty of love on this couple's wedding day amidst the full green vineyard and large oak trees. The beautiful photos were captured by Kristyn Villars Photography.
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!